Semester Internship Programme

Programme benefits

By choosing the University of Westminster’s international internship programme, you will discover that study abroad can be more than just a London classroom.

Our internship programme will give you a unique opportunity to develop a professional and cultural insight into the city, and will also:

  • Complement and enhance your studies
  • Provide an international dimension to your work experience, which will enhance your employability and your ability to achieve your career goals
  • Strengthen your resume and allow you to showcase a global skills set
  • Build up your skills and confidence in the work place
  • Provide you with networking opportunities to enhance your professional network
  • As an alumnus of one of our study abroad programmes you will be eligible for a 15% discount on one of our full- and part-time Masters courses* and PhD courses

Programme overview

During the programme, you will:

  • study 2 free-choice modules
  • study 1 Professional and Personal Skills Development module
  • complete 14 hours per week in your internship post
  • earn 60 UK credits/12 US credits/30 ECTS on successful completion of the programme
  • Be able to apply for housing in University accommodation
  • Receive full pre-departure information before you leave home and an extensive orientation session when you arrive
  • Be supported by specialists advisers to guide you through your study experience
  • Be able to participate in the Education Abroad Team’s social programme

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What our students say

“Whatever company you work for, you will not only learn about the particular industry, but you will also learn about working in a city like London and in a foreign country like the UK.

"Working in London is truly the opportunity of a lifetime and you will learn more from it than you ever imagined.”

Blair Loftspring
Former Undergraduate Study Abroad Internship Programme student

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