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Overview of Internship Programs in England

The World Endeavors Intern in England program is the perfect fit for those who want to experience life in the cultural, academic, artistic, and entertainment capital of the world – London! The opportunities available are limitless, and one could spend a lifetime experiencing what the city has to offer without ever seeing and doing it all. As one of the greatest economic and cultural centers in the world, interning in England provides participants with incredibly valuable work experience. Not only will interns develop valuable professional skills in their field – they will also learn how to work in significantly different environments.

World Endeavors offers internships in a wide range of professional fields in England, and our advisors are proud of their ability to find great opportunities in unique and highly specialized fields.

WHY DO AN INTERNSHIP IN ENGLAND

England’s diverse and dynamic job market spans various industries, from finance and technology to creative arts and healthcare, providing interns with a wide array of options to gain practical experience and enhance their skill set. England’s global reputation for education and innovation further elevates the value of an internship here, as it opens doors to potential employers worldwide and boosts one’s credibility in the competitive job market.

Interning in England offers a chance to immerse oneself in a rich cultural heritage, with iconic landmarks, historic sites, and vibrant cultural scenes providing a backdrop for a transformative and enlightening experience. Engaging with a multicultural community and building professional networks during the internship can lead to valuable connections and opportunities for future career advancement. Overall, an internship in England offers a well-rounded journey that fosters personal growth and adaptability, both of which are highly sought-after attributes in today’s globalized world.

ENGLAND INTERNSHIP HIGHLIGHTS

Here are just a few of the best things about interning in England:

  • Internships in a wide range of industries, providing valuable experience and skill development opportunities across finance, technology, arts, and healthcare sectors.
  • Interning in England enhances one’s resume, as the country’s education and professional standards have a strong global reputation, making interns more appealing to potential employers worldwide.
  • England’s rich history, iconic landmarks, museums, and theaters offer interns a chance to immerse themselves in a vibrant cultural scene, contributing to personal growth and cross-cultural understanding.
  • Interning in England exposes individuals to a diverse and multicultural community, fostering valuable professional connections and future collaboration opportunities.

Our England Internship Programs

Browse all of our internship programs in England below. If you can’t find a suitable internship, check out our main program finder to continue your search for internships beyond England.

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Business Dev/Data Analysis Internship in an Invoice Software Company in England

Invoice software service for small businesses seeking an intern to focus on business development and/or data analysis.

Business Dev/Data Analysis Internship in an Invoice Software Company in England

Invoice software service for small businesses seeking an intern to focus on business development and/or data analysis.

– Work closely with existing customers to renew contracts;
– Assist in generating new leads to help grow the business;
– Analyze sales and market research data, and make recommendations based on findings.

Minimum duration of 8 weeks. Include “Business Dev/Data Analysis for Invoice Software Company” in the comments section of your application.

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Business Development – Retail Technology Internship in England

Join a rapidly growing technology company working with online retailers to streamline in-store and online shopping experiences.

Business Development – Retail Technology Internship in England

Join a rapidly growing technology company working with online retailers to streamline in-store and online shopping experiences.

– Assist in planning and developing new marketing initiatives;
– Write content, including blog posts, research papers and strategy papers;
– Manage social media accounts;
– Seek out new business opportunities to ensure growth.

12 week minimum duration. Include “Business Development in Retail Technology” in the comments section of your application.

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Business Administration – Tour Operator Internship in England

Cultivate your business acumen in a fun, fast-paced environment with a travel/tourism company.

Business Administration – Tour Operator Internship in England

Cultivate your business acumen in a fun, fast-paced environment with a travel/tourism company.

– Secure lodging for groups;
– Liaise with suppliers;
– Prepare sales presentations;
– Assist accounts department;
– Cultivate new supplier relationships.

Minimum duration of 10 weeks. Include “Business Administration for Tour Operator” in the comments section of your application.

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Graphic Design – Graduate Skills Development Internship in England

Higher education organization seeking an intern interested in video editing, motion design, animation and filming with command of InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and PowerPoint.

Graphic Design – Graduate Skills Development Internship in England

Higher education organization seeking an intern interested in video editing, motion design, animation and filming with command of InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and PowerPoint, and strong written English language skills.

– Create digital and printed promotional materials and proposal documents;
– Produce on-brand presentations;
– Generate images and promotional materials for use in social media campaigns.

8 week minimum duration. Include “Graphic Design for Graduate Skills Development” in the comments section of your application.

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Design Studio Sales & Marketing Internship in England

Gain experience at an art gallery, design and greeting card studio, pitching luxury gift wrap to high profile clients, including the London Transport Museum.

Design Studio Sales & Marketing Internship in England

Gain experience at an art gallery, design and greeting card studio, pitching luxury gift wrap to high profile clients, including the London Transport Museum.

– Prepare sales presentations;
– Conduct market analysis and competitive research;
– Develop promotional materials.

Minimum duration of 8 weeks. Include “Design Studio Sales & Marketing” in the comments section of your application.

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Marketing Internship in England

Marketing Interns in England have had the opportunity to work with companies providing marketing services to clients and within a company's internal marketing department.

Marketing Internship in England

Marketing Interns in England have had the opportunity to work with companies providing marketing services to clients and within a company’s internal marketing department. A past intern worked with a national charity in London in their marketing team. Tasks included all aspects of marketing, campaigns, communications and events. During this internship, the participant worked with the marketing and communications officer on national campaigns.

Location

About London

England is a European nation, but it also maintains its own strong cultural identity. This is a country that has kindly shared The Beatles, Doctor Who, and Shakespeare with the rest of the world. Many of the world’s most influential people, organizations, and institutions call England home. Life in London is exhilarating and fast paced. Weekends offer a plethora of cultural events and activities, and, for many interns, the biggest challenge is choosing between so many exciting options. As a global capital for culture, business, entertainment, and even cuisine, London offers something for everyone. Interns in London live like locals, experiencing everything that life in this bustling international city has to offer.

Dates & costs

Internships are available year-round, with flexible start dates and durations. Public holidays and seasonal work availability may impact certain start dates in some locations.

Please wait until after you are accepted into the program and you have received the confirmed arrival and departure dates before you book your flight.

Note: generally, the minimum program duration for interning in England is 2 months. Also, due to visa constraints, the maximum duration is 6 months. Contact World Endeavors if you would like to go for duration outside of this.

Eligibility

  • World Endeavors interns should be 18 years or older and should have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the start of their program.
  • Keep in mind that all countries have different visa restrictions for varying types of passports.
  • It is recommended to have a background in your desired internship field, but not absolutely required. Internship placement opportunities increase with experience or relevant coursework.
  • Interns participating in an internship in England will be required to obtain a visa, which has its own eligibility requirements. Currently, citizens from the EU would not be required to apply for a visa. Interns from other countries would apply for one of the following visas:
    • Youth Mobility Scheme visa (Tier 5)
    • Temporary Worker – Government Authorised Exchange (Tier 5)

Housing

World Endeavors interns in England live in shared apartments with shared bedroom, bathroom and kitchen, or with local host families in a single room. All housing options are located within walking distance of an Underground station for convenient access to everything London has to offer.

First Month: $4,190 | Each Additional Month: $1,490

Every World Endeavors Internship Program Includes

Our internships are as unique as the countries that host them, but there are program features that unify all of our internship experiences.

YOUR INTERNSHIP

  • Professional customized internship placement
  • Year-round program availability
  • Flexible durations from 2 to 6 months

CAREER READINESS PROGRAM

  • Resume clinic and interview skills workshop
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Professional competencies development

ACCOMMODATION

  • Variety of options available – host family, shared apartment, student residence
  • Vetted and selected with quality, safety and proximity to your placement in mind

CAREER AND ACADEMIC INTEGRATION

  • Re-entry handbook and support
  • Academic credit facilitation
  • Post-program assistance with resume updates and completion certificate
  • World Endeavors Alumni Network

TEAM OF EXPERTS

  • Dedicated one-on-one advisor
  • Local on-site coordinator
  • Internship placement supervisor

PEACE OF MIND

  • Comprehensive travel medical insurance
  • Mental Health First Aid-certified staff
  • 24/7 emergency travel assistance
  • Professional liability insurance

HEALTH & SAFETY

When you feel safe and respected abroad, you will flourish. World Endeavors participants are transformed through enriching, rewarding and safe experiences around the world. We meticulously monitor travel recommendations and will only facilitate programs where we can ensure our participants’ safety. 

We take key steps to ensure our participants’ well-being, including providing a pre-trip success guide, 24/7 local support, in-country trained staff, pre and post-arrival orientation, comprehensive travel medical insurance, and Mental Health First Aid-certified staff. Please contact us if you have any specific questions or concerns.

WHAT TO DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME IN ENGLAND

During your spare time in England, there are numerous activities and attractions to explore. Here are some suggestions:

  • Explore Historic Landmarks: Visit iconic landmarks like the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, and the British Museum to immerse yourself in the country’s rich history and culture.
  • Attend Cultural Events: England is known for its vibrant cultural scene. Attend theater shows in London’s West End, explore art galleries, or attend music festivals to indulge in the country’s artistic offerings.
  • Try Traditional Afternoon Tea: Experience the quintessential British tradition of afternoon tea at one of the many elegant tea rooms or hotels across the country.
  • Discover the Countryside: Venture into the picturesque English countryside, such as the Lake District or the Cotswolds, to enjoy scenic landscapes, hiking trails, and charming villages.

How to choose the best Internship program

Choosing your internship program is easy when you evaluate your priorities. Follow these steps to guide you toward your ideal program.

Explore a New Career

Interning abroad offers a great opportunity to explore your professional and personal interests, and help define your career path. Peruse our internship fields and past examples to find the best fit.

Choose Your Dream Destination

Finding a meaningful way to combine interning and travel to your dream location is a big incentive. Carefully consider which destinations suit your interests and international internship goals.

Improve Language Skills

Immersing yourself in a language-rich environment is the ultimate method for developing fluency. If language-learning is your goal, favor destinations that use your language of choice.

Fit your budget

Explore scholarships and financial aid to determine if these may impact your destination options. Consider the overall cost of the program and cost of living in-country to identify the optimal match.

Try our program finder to filter based on your choices.

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Academic Credit

Do you want to earn academic credit for your international internship? Nearly half of World Endeavors participants earn credit while interning abroad. Many students are required to participate in an internship to fulfill a requirement for their degree program. World Endeavors works closely with students and their academic advisors to ensure that our program meets those requirements. If you don’t fall into that category there is another exciting option for you. Through our collaboration with University of California Berkeley, students can earn UC Berkeley credit by taking one of two online courses while interning abroad.

INTERNSHIP CREDIT INFORMATION

Recent Testimonials

TrentIntern in Australia

I gained a stronger sense of independence. I have always been self-motivated but this program gave me the reassurance to take on new experiences.

MeganIntern in Australia

I’m now better prepared and excited for my upcoming classes because my internship provided me with relevant experiences. Being an international intern helped me step out of my comfort zone and gain self-knowledge, which was my goal.

NidishIntern in Argentina

I’m very happy with how the program went. It was such a great experience -
I want to go back.

BrittanyIntern in Czech Republic

It was so empowering for me - a huge boost to my self esteem!

AltairIntern in Costa Rica

“It was way more than I ever expected. I wanted to do this because I’m applying to med school - It’s been life-changing and so worth my time. I feel like I got so lucky.

KristenIntern in Morocco

It was amazing! Don’t be afraid to step outside of your comfort zone - the spontaneous adventures are gold!

WhitneyIntern in Costa Rica

Absolutely amazing. I learned so many new things I had never learned before and I’m still in touch with my host family.

BridgetIntern in Czech Republic

I went into it having high expectations and everything was completely fulfilled. I learned a lot - it was amazing.

CourtneyIntern in Ecuador

Oh my goodness, it was incredible! It was so cool! I got to travel and see and do much more than I was anticipating! My Spanish improved so much while I was there! I definitely got a lot of experience in OT, and was able to clock all of my shadowing hours for OT school.

England FAQs

Do I need a visa to travel to England?

Visa requirements for traveling to England depend on nationality and purpose. Many countries, including the US, Canada, and EU members, don’t need visas for short visits (usually up to 6 months) for tourism or business. Don’t worry though, the World Endeavors team will help to ensure you get ther right visa that is valid for your program with us!

Is it safe to travel to England?

Yes, England is considered safe for travel. Standard safety precautions apply, like in any destination. If you go on a World Endeavors program, our expert advisors will help prepare you to stay safe during your time abroad.

Is England in the UK?

Yes, England is one of the four constituent countries of the United Kingdom (UK), along with Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

How big is England?

England covers an area of approximately 130,279 square kilometers (50,301 square miles).

What currency does England use?

England uses the British Pound Sterling, often referred to as the Pound (£) and denoted as GBP (Great British Pound).

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How to apply for an Internship Abroad

You’ve decided to intern abroad – congratulations! Applying for your World Endeavors program is easy and stress-free. Get ready to PUT YOURSELF OUT THERE!

STEP 1
EXPLORE & ASK

Research and compare. If you can’t decide on a program, we can guide you toward the best fit.

STEP 2
SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Fill out our online application form to share all your relevant details with our team.

STEP 3
ENROLL & PREPARE

Receive your official acceptance and enroll. We’ll give you all the info you need to get ready!

STEP 4
START YOUR ADVENTURE!

You’ve researched, planned and saved. Now you’re ready to gain skills and grow your network abroad!