FIE - Internship

Ireland, United Kingdom
Dublin, London
FIE - Internship
Dates, Deadlines, and Costs
TermApp DeadlineStart DateEnd Date
Summer - LondonMarch 15, 2018May 17, 2018 (Session 1), June 14, 2018 (Session 2)July 15, 2018 (Session 1), Aug. 12, 2018 (Session 2)
Summer - DublinMarch 15, 2018May 31, 2018July 28, 2018
Program Information
  • GPA
  • 2.75
  • Language of Instruction
  • English
  • Foreign Language Requirement
  • No
  • Class Eligibility
  • Junior, Senior, Sophomore
  • Program Open To
  • UA Students
  • Credit Type
  • Transfer Credit
  • Level of Study
  • Undergraduate
  • Housing Options
  • Apartment, Residence Hall
  • Program Type
  • Third-party provider
Program Overview

Gain experience in a city that’s home to thousands of international companies. This program allows you to make steady progress toward your academic degree while developing practical skills in fields such as marketing, management, information technology, communication, and more. The program incorporates a professional internship placement into your summer study program. Our strong academic focus and personalized placements will allow you to make a real impact at a local company and help you take care of additional UA degree requirements. Give your career a boost by gaining the international experience you’ve been seeking.

Academics

Your internship program includes an International Internship Course (IIC) or an International Service Internship Course designed to provide you with the opportunity to contextualize and reflect on your experience. Depending on your location and focus you will take one of the following courses:

London International Internship Course

London International Service Internship Course

Dublin International Internship Course

 

London Internships:

London offers a vast resource for experience-based learning. The work environments available to FIE interns cater to almost every major and include the various business sectors, not-for-profit, political, public sector and creative organizations. Through FIE’s internship course, including the placements and internship seminars, you will have the opportunity to build professional skills, increase industry knowledge and experience while working in a different culture and in a major global city. For more information, please browse through this link.

Dublin Internships:

Dublin offers a vast resource for experience-based learning. The work environments available to FIE interns cater to a large number of majors and include the various business sectors, sports, political, public relations and travel and tourism organizations. Through FIE’s internship placements, you will have the opportunity to build professional skills, increase industry knowledge and experience while working in a different culture and in a major European capital.

Housing

London Housing:

Student residential buildings in the Kensington area are usually mid to late 19th century converted townhouses. Some are flats and some are floor style. Most students will live in double, triple, and quad occupancy rooms. Each bedroom is fully furnished. Common kitchens are equipped with cookware, silverware, and dishes. Metrogate, our main housing facility in London, offers app-operated laundry facilities for use by FIE residents. All residences feature common living areas where students can interact.

Student residences in other areas of the city may be purpose built or have more modern amenities. 

Students will be notified within 30-days of the program start date and given details of their housing placements.

Dublin Housing:

FIE Dublin student residences are located conveniently in the city, offering key amenities for student living in Dublin. Whilst individual residence features can differ, all offer fully furnished bedrooms, personal study areas, modern bathroom and communal kitchen/dining/living areas.
Students will be notified of their housing allocation 30 days of the program start date.

Links of Interest

Program Costs

The cost is dependent on which internship you are going on. Please locate your specific internship to find the cost on this webpage

Preparing Your Application

1. Read the Materials Carefully

  • The right preparation is key to your success in your internship. Be sure to read about the Realities of Working in London and Service Internship Placement Areas so that you are fully aware of what is expected and what internships are available to students. What you show with your materials are what will ultimately make you stand out. Be ready and prepared to present that you are a strong candidate so that your internship mentor can present you as such.

2. Select your 3 Service Materials Placement Choices

  • Browse through all of the available Service Internship Ares and choose 3 areas of interest of which you have had significant experience, a shown interest, or that relate to your academic studies. Steps to complete this are on this link.

3. Complete your online MyInternship Form

  • All students seeking internships must complete the online MyInternship Form. These questions ask you to define your objectives, career goals and expectations for your internship.

4. Write your CV (resume)

  • A Curriculum Vitae, or CV, (known in America as a résumé) is Latin which literally means “the course of one’s life or career.” Your CV is your all-important first impression on potential employers and should persuade an organization to interview you. More information as to how to standout will be found here.

5. Write your Personal Statement

  • A Personal Statement will accompany your CV and is designed to give the reader an insight into you, the type of person you are and your motivations and aspirations. It will introduce you and your CV to the reader long before they have the opportunity to meet you in person. For more tips to make your personal statement focused and driven, click here.
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