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England

CEA plans to welcome students abroad in 2021 and 2022 terms. We have developed and continue to refine our COVID-19 protocols, and are actively monitoring the global health landscape to support the safety of our students and staff.

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Experience Life in one of Europe’s Most Storied Nations

Choose an internship abroad in England to prepare for your career in one of Europe’s most popular and storied nations. The opportunities for professional development here are endless. One of the world’s largest national economies and also one of the most globalized, England is home to the biggest financial center on earth, London, where finance and banking are major industries. Twenty-six of the world’s five hundred biggest companies keep their headquarters in the British capital. The city is also a hub of artistry, where literature, film, and music continue to flourish and set a standard of excellence for other countries to meet. England’s leading manufacturing products include textiles, computers, automobiles, aircraft, clothing, glass, paper, pharmaceuticals, and microelectronics among others. The country, and London in particular, hosts a multi-ethnic, international workforce of professionals at the top of their fields. Come here for your internship abroad and you’ll find the experience you need and want most.

Cities of England

Cities of England

London

England’s capital city has long been known for its museums, markets, pubs and history. Today, London is a true global city with a vast diversity of people and is one the world’s most-visited cities.
Population
8.67 Million
Summer Temp
68°F (20°C)
Winter Temp
42°F (7°C)
Geography
Urban
Sample Programs
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Internships
  • Social Sciences

Aside from the myriad of foreign cuisine available in restaurants across London and elsewhere, you can drink and dine on traditional English fare wherever you go on the island. Take part in the timeless English tradition of afternoon tea at your favorite café. Order a basket of fish and chips or try some Yorkshire pudding in Yorkshire County as a side to your Sunday roast. Enjoy a pint of your favorite beer in a century-old pub and bond with new friends the way the locals do. When you’ve had your fill of English food, test out England’s versions of American dishes, such as the cheeseburger, or step into the vegan restaurant scene that’s been picking up steam in London.

There are so many different things to do and see when you do an internship abroad in England. Get a taste of the English passion for football at a local match or opt for a less conventional alternative like rugby or cricket. Try out London’s famous forms of public transportation: the tube, black cabs, and red double-decker buses. Experience live music at some of Europe’s best concert venues, in the birthplace of musical legends like Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and Adele. Ride the London Eye for a spectacular view of the English capital.

When you become an intern abroad in England, you’ll find it easy to thrive at your host organization, connect, and navigate your new home without a language barrier. The London workplace overflows with internship opportunities, and there you’ll discover exactly what you need to accomplish your goals and prepare for a successful future.

Popular Internships

Popular Internships

Study + Internship in London: University of Westminster

Study + Internship in London: University of Westminster

University of Westminster
London, England

Gain marketable skills and a take a first-hand look at London business culture with an international internship through the University of Westminster. This project-based internship helps prepare you for the global marketplace; placements align with your academic and career goals. Start developing your international network in the financial hub of Europe!

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  • Starting at $22,795
Study + Internship in London: London South Bank University

Study + Internship in London: London South Bank University

London South Bank University
London, England

Get the career preparation you need with an internship in London. With the city’s thriving economy and rich culture, you’re bound to find the internship placement you’re looking for, whatever your target industry.

The study + internship program incorporates a professional internship placement into your semester or summer study program, and our strong academic focus and personal placements are dedicated to experiences that make a real impact. Multiple options and price ranges-from 6-week summer sessions to full semester programs-allow you to take care of those degree requirements and give your career a boost; all while gaining the international experience you’ve been seeking.  Learn more about the benefits of a CEA internship.

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CAPA: Study + Internship in London

CAPA: Study + Internship in London

CAPA London Center
London, England

Gain international work experience, develop personal and professional skills, and earn credit towards graduation by participating in an internship opportunity. Internship placements are accompanied by the required Global Internship Course, where you’ll have the opportunity to discuss and analyze theories and models of work and to compare and contrast global organizational behavior and management in a cross-cultural context.

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CAPA: Global Health

CAPA: Global Health

CAPA London Center
London, England

Explore Global Perspectives on Nursing and Comparative Healthcare. Interested in nursing, midwifery, and medical practice? Learn how historical and social change has influenced the development of nursing functions and examine how ethics, sociology, religion, law, economics, and philosophy have affected clinical practice and the impact these have had on the role of nurses and midwives.

This 6-week summer program on the Global Perspectives on Nursing and Comparative Healthcare is a unique opportunity to gain a new perspective on nursing and to compare the healthcare systems of the US and the UK and explore questions of universal healthcare, including issues of inequality in accessing it.

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CAPA: Creative & Performing Arts

CAPA: Creative & Performing Arts

CAPA London Center
London, England

Learn about the creative and performing arts sector in one of the world's most dynamic and innovative cities. Experience the cultural diversity and artistic creativity of London showcased in its many arts and entertainment venues such as concert halls, galleries, performance spaces, exhibitions, and festivals. As part of the included My Global City cultural events, you’ll tour Camden, the birthplace of Punk culture; taste an authentic curry on Brick Lane; and see a performance at Shakespeare's Globe theater. Semester students can take advantage of CAPA’s own black box theater space in the London center with a fully equipped lighting rig and sound system. It can host student performances, visiting shows, and a range of creative workshops.

Take courses in arts administration, art history, performance, literature, and film, plus take courses across the CAPA London Global Cities curriculum in disciplines such as business, history, and global studies. Enhance your experience by adding an optional for-credit creative arts internship, through which you’ll gain professional experience, connect with locals, and build your resume.

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In your free time, take in England’s many famous sites. From prehistoric Stonehenge to the two-thousand year old Hadrian’s Wall, once the northernmost border of the Roman Empire, this small island nation contains enough surviving relics of the past to keep you intrigued throughout your stay. Marvel at the 1400-year-old Canterbury Cathedral, the heart of the Church of England and an icon of Gothic architecture. Tour the astonishingly beautiful Roman Baths, built nearly two millennia ago in the city of Bath. Stop in William Shakespeare’s hometown, Stratford-upon-Avon, to see the preserved houses where he and some of his family members are thought to have once occupied. Visit Oxford University, the oldest English-speaking university in the world. Pay your respects to England’s monarchs and other famous figures at their iconic final resting place, Westminster Abbey. Stand below the towering skeletons of dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum. Need some quality time with nature? See how many species of seabirds you can spot at the sweeping Bempton Cliffs or spend a whole day wandering the beautiful Lake District National Park, where rugged mountains, tranquil lakes, and miles of green hills make for an idyllic getaway. For aspiring environmentalists, the Eden Project in Cornwall is a must-see attraction: the eco-park features the largest indoor rainforest in the world, along with several other habitats housed in their own biomes. If you’re lucky enough to be an intern abroad in England during the spring or summer, have yourself a beach day at Brighton Palace Pier, an impressive example of Edwardian architecture situated on the island’s southern coast. Spend a day in the Cotswolds where you can admire over fifteen thousand tree species in the gorgeous Westonbirt Arboretum or stroll through the immaculately kept Royal Gardens at Highgrove. For a more active outdoor excursion, head to How Stean Gorge to hike, canoe, or repel down the Cautley Spout waterfall.

The birthplace of some of the most popular and influential artists of all time, England delivers a smorgasbord of cultural events, activities, and exhibits everywhere you look. Do you love visual art? Make a stop at the National Gallery to view the works of Europe’s greatest painters: Da Vinci, Caravaggio, Michelangelo, Rubens, Rembrandt, and others. Take part in London’s Mayfair Art Weekend, three colorful days of free access to the district’s art galleries and auction houses. For a more casual outing, go see the vibrant and photo-worthy street art in the alleys of Shoreditch.

Bookworms, rejoice! England’s literary legacy and love of books mean you’ll have more than enough to keep you busy in your spare time. Visit the Jane Austen Centre in Bath, where the beloved author of Pride & Prejudice spent much of her life. Hear big names in today’s fiction and nonfiction lists talk about their work at the two-week long London Literature Festival. Wind down at the Fitzroy Tavern, where several of England’s best authors were seen throughout the 20th century, including Virginia Woolf, George Orwell, and Dylan Thomas. Take your picture at Platform 9 ¾ in King’s Cross Station, for your Harry Potter moment. England is still home to plenty of bookshops, where you can spend many a quiet afternoon browsing the shelves for your next read.

Lovers of the stage will find more opportunity to experience great performances in England than almost anywhere else. Watch a Shakespearean play put on in the writer’s own Globe Theater. If you’re in Stratford-upon-Avon, seeing the Royal Shakespeare Company in action is a must. If you’re looking for something a bit more contemporary, catch one of the many shows at London’s National Theater, located on the south bank of the River Thames.

England Points of Interest

England Points of Interest

  • Brick Lane If the thought of curry makes your mouth water, then Brick Lane is the place to be. This East End gem is home to some of London’s most famous Indian restaurants. Plus, if you fancy a quick shopping trip after chowing down on authentic Indian cuisine, Brick Lane is known for its vintage clothing stores.
  • Soho’s Secret Tearoom Pop into the popular West End pub, the Coach & Horses, to find Soho’s only secret tearoom. This vintage-themed tearoom’s décor paired with traditional English High Tea is guaranteed to make you feel like a true Brit.
  • Primrose Hill Bright blue skies and lush, green grass—two things most people don’t think of when moving to London. How wrong they are! Located north of Regent’s Park, Primrose Hill not only offers some of the best views of the city, but also a great place to bask in the rare London sunshine while enjoying a picnic with friends.
  • Sky Garden Travel 115 meters up into London’s famous skyline at the Sky Garden. This sky-high indoor garden offers breathtaking 360-degree views of Central London.