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London ST 1

What You Need to Know
Eligibility and Requirements
Travel and Living
Course
Faculty
Dates
Costs
Contact
 

What You Need to Know

Summer internships are available in a variety of fields, including business, communications, education, music, and technology. Interns can expect to do a combination of administrative assistance, event planning, project support, and research as part of their placements.Students enrolling in this program will stay in London for 7 weeks and take a course on professional development that frames an intensive work experience in one of the city's many established organisations or start-up spaces.

In their free time, students will be encouraged to visit galleries and museums, attend the theater and concerts, and enjoy the life of a Londoner for the summer. As part of the program, students will go on a weekend-long field trip to another part of the UK to explore how the themes they're working with in the capital play out around the country.

Please note that while the first 4 weeks of this program run concurrently with the London Summer Session, this internship cannot be combined with other coursework.
 

Eligibility and Requirements

Undergraduate and graduate students in good academic standing at any accredited college or university are eligible to apply to this program.  
 

Travel and Living

Students will arrange and pay for their own round-trip transportation to London. Advantage Travel will arrange a group flight for students on this program; we encourage students to travel on this group flight, which includes ground transportation upon arrival.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Do not purchase your airline ticket before receiving written notification from us that you can book your flight. You will have to present this notification if we cancel the program at a later date, and you want to be reimbursed for the cost of the ticket.

Students are housed in shared rooms in furnished flats arranged by Syracuse University for the duration of the program. Internet is available. Pre-arranged housing is required for participation in this program.

*Travel and living arrangements are subject to change. Syracuse Abroad will provide detailed information prior to the program start date.

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Course

BUA 400: The Global Workplace
(3 credits) undergraduate or graduate

The course is designed to guide students’ professional development during experience in the London workforce. Participation in the course will equip students with the practical skills needed to thrive in a globalized world of work—as well as the theoretical background and critical thinking abilities necessary to reflect on their position in that interconnected system.
During the course, students will be introduced to the global workplace, consider evolving careers in a changing world, identify ethical and practical issues of concern for businesses and workers, and refine their professional objectives and strategies.
Students registered for this class will seek and normally engage in an internship (work-based learning) in London. They will also interview professionals in fields relevant to them and pitch an event or campaign specific to their placement sector.

It is the student's responsibility to confirm with their home school/college that the course(s) taken as part of this program will satisfy their degree requirements.

Please note that U.S. and other non-EU students who want to intern in the UK must obtain a special Tier 4 visa prior to arrival. This process is complex and time-consuming, and costs approximately $500. More information will be provided to students after acceptance.


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Faculty

Becca Farnum is the Internship & Community Relations Manager at Syracuse University London, where she also teaches sustainability, environmental justice, and global citizenship. Her doctoral research at King's College London partnered with local organisations in the Middle East and North Africa to explore how communities use nature to bridge political and cultural divides. Her teaching - and the internship program - focuses on inclusive learning and transformative pedagogies, supporting students to understand and purposefully impact global change.


Dates  

 Arrive in London:   May 16, 2019
 Program ends:  July 6, 2019
 Housing ends:   July 6, 2019 (a.m.) 
 Depart London:    July 6, 2019
 Application deadline:   February 10*

*Applications received after February 10 will be considered if there is still space available in the program; however, please note that the Tier 4 visa process takes at least four weeks. Early applications are encouraged.
 

Costs 

  UNDERGRADUATE (3 CREDITS)  
 Tuition:  $3,744 (2018 rate) 
 Program Fee:   TBD
 Total:  TBD
GRADUATE (3 CREDITS)
 Tuition:  $4,677 (2018 rate)
 Program Fee:  TBD
 Total:  TBD
Please note: All costs are estimated and subject to change.


Financial Deadline to Withdraw from the Program:
Please refer to the SU Tuition, Fees, and Related Policies Bulletin for information on refund of course-related fees for students who withdraw from the program voluntarily, involuntarily, or due to suspension or expulsion.

Additional Financial Information: We estimate that students should budget accordingly for the following expenses:

Air travel: $1,200
Books & Supplies: $100
Personal: $800
Meals: $1,000
Visa: $500

Please note: U.S. and other non-EU students who want to intern in the UK must obtain a special Tier 4 visa prior to arrival. This process is complex and time-consuming, and costs approximately $500. More information will be provided to students after acceptance.

These figures are for expenses not covered in the tuition or program fee and are paid out-of-pocket.
 

Contact

For program specific questions about internships or the Global Workplace course, please contact:
Syracuse London Internship & Community Relations Manager Becca Farnum (rlfarnum@syr.edu)

For questions on the application, please contact:
Kelsey Hanbach, Admissions Counselor for Summer Programs (kbhanbac@syr.edu)


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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 02/10/2019 ** Rolling Admission 05/16/2019 07/06/2019
NOTE: Dates are tentative and subject to change.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.