IES Abroad: London

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Name of Position: IES  London (On the M-Compass Application, where you select your top five internship position choices, please just write IES London.  Specific placements will be made after you apply and are accepted to IES.)

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: Various internships are available in a variety of fields.

Dates of Internship: May 27 – July 25

Housing: Included in the program cost, interns will be in Nidos King's Cross Residence Hall

Pay: These positions are unpaid.

Internship placement: Internships are available in the following fields:

  • Arts & Museums 
  • Business 
  • Education 
  • IT 
  • Marketing 
  • Media/Communications 
  • Music 
  • Politics 
  • Social Organizations 
  • Theater

An IES internship develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market.

While working in London, you will enroll in a required 1- or 6-credit academic internship seminar with other IES interns. You'll learn about and discuss:

  • Business culture
  • Improving communication
  • Strengthening work attitude and aptitude
  • Conflict resolution
  • Navigating issues, challenges, and opportunities so you can succeed on the job in London and when you return home

In addition to M-Compass, students must also apply through IES here.

Important note: UK visa is not provided by employer.

For more information, visit the IES London website.

Downright Excellent, United Kingdom

School

Name of Position: Downright Excellent, United Kingdom  

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: Downright Excellent

Dates of Internship: Approximately May – July 

Housing: May be provided from a family affiliated with the Downright Excellent organization

Pay: This position is unpaid.

Responsibilities: Work directly with children with Down’s syndrome and their families two days a week at a day-long activities session.  Additional duties throughout the week will include planning activities for sessions with children, providing program support, assisting organizational staff with administrative tasks and assisting fundraising and communications efforts for the Downright Excellent. There will be opportunities to connect with professionals from a variety of industries and be involved with community events.  The intern will need to be an independent worker with significant interest in working with children with special needs and their families.  

Important note: UK visa information is not provided by employer.

Goldman Sachs, United Kingdom

Bank London

Please note the application deadline for this position is 7 December 2014

Name of Position: Goldman Sachs Summer Analyst, United Kingdom

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: Goldman Sachs International

Dates of Internship: Approximately May – August 

Housing: Not provided by the employer

Pay: Paid position

Responsibilities: Ten-week immersion in the finance industry. Students participate in the day-to-day activities in one of the divisions of the firm. Position begins with a general firm-wide orientation and is followed by division-specific training. Interns are then given real responsibilities and work alongside regular employees of the firm. Successful Summer Analyst may be considered for a full-time position after graduation.

Important Notes:

  • Students must be on course to graduate from U-M by May 2015 to be eligible for this internship position in summer 2014.
  • To be considered, students must submit application materials to Goldman Sachs and the LSA International Internship Program.
    • The Goldman Sachs application can be found on the company website.
    • The LSA International Internship Program application can be found on MCompass.
  • All application materials must be submitted to Goldman Sachs and LSA by 1 December 2013
  • Assistance with visa is provided by employer

 

Atlantic Customer Solutions, United Kingdom

London Street

Name of Position: Atlantic Customer Solutions, United Kingdom

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: Atlantic Customer Solutions

Dates of Internship: Approximately May – August – start date may be flexible

Housing: Not provided by the employer

Pay: Paid position - £10/hr – 25-40 hours/week

Responsibilities: Intern will be involved with wide range of tasks to support consulting engagement including web research on industry and/or topic, designing and delivering events that provide innovative approaches to organizational challenges, creating presentations, constructing and delivering surveys, and conducting basic quantitative analysis .

UK visa information is not provided by employer.

Admiral Insurance, Cardiff, Wales

Cardiff

Name of Position: Admiral Insurance, Wales

Location: Cardiff, Wales

Company: Admiral Insurance

Dates of Internship: Approximately May 15 – July 15 

Housing: Not provided by the employer

Pay: This position is paid

Responsibilities: Interns will support the human resources department of a major insurance company to gather and analyze data on the satisfaction of its employees.

Genus plc, United Kingdom

Genus

Name of Position: Genus plc Project Office Assistant, United Kingdom

Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Company: Genus plc

Dates of Internship: 8 weeks, May – August 

Housing: Not provided by the employer, although Genus is happy to advise interns about where best to live.

Pay: This position is unpaid, but Genus will pay for local expenses incurred.  

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain Project Library, including:

    • Update project plans

    • Maintain risk and issue lists

    • Maintain business processes maps

    • Contact lists

  • Create monthly Project Update reports

  • Organize project meetings

Desired skills:

  • Organized
  • Computer literate
  • Understanding of project management

Important note: UK visa information is not provided by employer.

For more information, visit their website.


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