Global Summer Internship-London Beginner

London-Global-Summer-Internship

 

The USC Marshall School of Business has partnered with EUSA to provide students access to the internship opportunities in London, as well as arrange housing and provide support while the student is in the UK. Students will intern with a firm personally selected based on their interests, background and experience, as well as the needs and requirements of the company. London is a dynamic, fast-paced world business center.

To meet the needs of our students, as well provide the optimal experince, we have developed two partnerships for London: an 8-week internship program for students with a more devloped academic background (so students who have completed at least 50 units of course work), and an 8-week program which provides a 4-week course to help introduce less experienced students to global business, followed by a 4-week internship. This program is ideally suited for students who are just starting their business academic careers, as it allows them to gradually learn about cultural and differences in the office, before proceeding to their work assignment. The program will require students to enroll in a non-credited course (you will NOT receive USC credit for this course) held Monday-Friday for the first 4-weeks of the program. Upon successful completion of the course, students will  then begin their internship, also Monday-Friday but for the final 4-weeks, ensuring student with 160 classroom and internship hours as part of the 8-week program. (Students who have completed more that 48 credits may apply to this program, or visit the following link to apply for the Upper-classmen London program).

Program Dates: May 21 – July 14, 2018

  • Students arrive in London: May 21, 2018
  • Orientation and Course: May 21 – June 15, 2018
  • Internship: June 18 – July 13, 2018
  • Last Day in London Residence: July 14, 2018

ELIGIBILITY:

  • This is open to USC undergraduate students who will have completed 32 units by May 14, 2018. Of these units, 16 MUST have been taken at USC (for Freshmen and transfer students, you are eligible for the program if you brought in a minimum of 14 AP, IB, or transfer units, and have completed a minimum of 16 units during the Fall 2017 semester.)
  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA.
  • Applicants must possess a valid passport by January 1, 2018, which is valid until January 30, 2019.

LIVING ARRANGEMENTS:

Students will live in American-style, shared rooms.

COSTS:

Program Costs (includes placement, interview(s), orientation in London and housing in London) $7700
USC International Insurance $310
Total $8010
Additional Costs (Estimated):  
Living Expenses: food, local transportation, entertainment, etc. (estimated) $1400
Airfare (estimated)** $1200

** Students are responsible for booking their own flights. Students must arrive in London no later than May 21, 2018. Students must also not depart London prior to July 14, 2018.

SCHOLARSHIPS:

There will be a limited number of scholarships available to students of the program. The scholarship will be awarded based on need and merit, and require submission of an application and financial documentation. These items will be distributed upon admission into the program.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

The application is all on-line. If you wish to apply for more than 1 location (ie, Sydney and Madrid) you MUST file separate applications. The deadline for receipt of applications is  November 21, 2017. You will need to upload a resume as well as a copy of your STARS report as part of the on-line application. Please be aware of all corresponding deadlines.

Please note: All students admitted into the program are guaranteed an internship.

London (Beginner) Application

Scholarship Application(only submit once if applying to multiple locations)

APPLICATION/ PAYMENT DATES:

Application Due Date November 21, 2017
Interview Notification November 28, 2017
Admission Interviews December 4 – 8, 2017
Admission Notification December 15, 2017
Scholarship Announcements December 15, 2017
Submission of Resume to EUSA Late January
Internship Placement Interviews with EUSA Late February
Internship Placement Results Mid-March

INTERNSHIP PLACEMENTS: (SUMMER 2018)

As a world and European  business capital, London attracts businesses from every conceivable sector, including financial services, entertainment, hospitality, media and retail. For students interested in broadening their understanding of international business, there is no better city in which to study or work.

Participants will have access to research internship opportunities spanning a wide variety of businesses in a wide range of industry sectors in London. From small tech start-ups to medium-sized corporations, appropriate placements are available based on the skills, interests and professional goals of the student and the project needs and work cycles of the internship sponsors.

All internships are unpaid. Internship placements in London are full-time and for 5 days per week (Monday-Friday).

If you would like more information on costs, placement process, which companies and what you will be doing in the internship, please download and read our Winslow-Maxwell Program FAQ’s

Please note: The internship placements are made by EUSA, and are based on the position and duties you wish to complete (as expressed in your internship essay and interview) during your internship, as well as your experience and skills, and the needs and requirements of the company you will be placed with. Students without a finance background, for example, should not expect to be the CFO of a company. In addition, sometimes smaller companies offer opportunities that are more in line with the student interests than larger companies. The goal of the program is to provide students with a quality learning experience, not necessarily for students to work for the biggest company.