THE BGSU GLOBAL INTERNSHIP
Looking to gain international work experience while traveling Europe and immersing yourself in the British culture? This program is for you!
Professional Internship + Academic Study = You Abroad
- Work around the world with major global corporations, international NGO’s, or local businesses.
- Fulfills requirements for most required internship, co-op, and other internship experiences across BGSU colleges and degree programs (consult College advisors and Education Abroad for details on specific majors)
- BGSU Global Interns concurrently enroll in a BGSU language or culture course specific to internship location, ensuring the best professional and intellectual internship experience possible.
London internship students intern an average of 30 hours/week while simultaneously studying British culture. Internship placements match students based on professional interests and skills. Internship placement and an excellent system of public transportation ensures students easy travel between arranged housing, academic classes, and professional internships.
First complete the BGSU Education Abroad Application by clicking "Apply Now" at the top of the page. Once accepted instructions will be given on how to create an account for the internship placement process.
Depart US: January 24, 2020
Arrive In-Country: January 25, 2020
Welcome Weekend Activities: January 25 & 26, 2020
Begin Internship: January 27, 2020
End Internship: April 17, 2020
Return to US: April 18, 2020
Depart US: May 29, 2020
Arrive In-Country: May 30, 2020
Welcome Weekend Activities: May 30 & 31, 2020
Begin Internship: June 1, 2020
End Internship: July 24, 2020
Return to US: July 25, 2020
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom. London is a leading global city in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transportation. It is the world's largest financial centre and has the fifth or sixth largest metropolitan area GDP in the world. London is often regarded as a world cultural capital.
Learn about your destination by visiting the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs web page at https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/country.html
to find country specific information about visa, safety and security, local laws, health, and more.
BGSU 4900: Internship Abroad*
Variable: 1-12 credit hours
Students will have to complete a minimum of 120 clock hours to meet the internship requirement as determined by each specific academic department approving the experience abroad.
*If students would like the internship to count towards a specific degree requirement they must obtain permission from the relevant department. Please consult with the Education Abroad office.
This program allows you to live in the heart of London while making friends with other program participants. You'll live in apartments in zone 1 of the city and commute to your internship each weekday. You'll experience the true British way of life with the option to travel Europe on the weekends!
The accommodation will vary each term but we can guarantee it will be located in central London, in safe areas and close to public transport. The housing fee will cover all bills including; water, electric, gas and WIFI. Accommodations will also be equipped with bed linens and a towel. Roommate selection available upon request.
to view an example of housing.
An onsite coordinator will be available to students 24/7
London: BUNAC Sponsorship & Tier V Visa Required (~$1200 USD - not included in program fee)
BGSU students who qualify for financial aid for a semester at BGSU may also qualify for funding to assist with the cost of the program. Students should consult with a Counselor in the Office of Financial Aid as early as possible for specific details about aid eligibility and summer aid forms.
To determine eligibility for Financial Aid, please contact:
You may schedule an appointment with Ryan Czech by visiting https://calendly.com/rczech/30min
If contacting via email please include your name and ID number along with the program name and semester you are planning to study abroad. For appointments, please also include several days and times that work for you.
In addition to financial aid, there are International Travel Grants and general Education Abroad scholarship opportunities that are available for students on the Education Abroad WEBSITE.
Since this is a BGSU program students will be billed for all program costs through their bursar's account. Students are eligible to use all scholarships and financial aid.
Students will pay the full tuition and fees for both the culture class and the internship credits in addition to an internship fee/program fee.
Costs billed directly through BGSU Bursar's Office*
*Fees listed are estimates and are subject to change at any time
We will follow university payment/withdrawal policies
Possible Additional Expenses (not billed through BGSU)*
*The fees listed are estimates and should be used as guidelines only
Education Abroad, International Programs and Partnerships
301 University Hall