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London Communications

Dates: 1 July–12 August 2023
Application Deadline: 5 February 2023

Intern in the financial and cultural capital of the world: London, England. Enjoy summer term in Great Britain while you are building your resume, networking, gaining excellent experience, and learning more about the world. This program works with the award-winning company The Intern Group, which will help places students in an internship in their field and coordinate housing, transportation, activities, and much more. A wide variety of companies and organizations are looking for student interns in career fields such as business, consulting, art, photography, design, finance, government & politics, human resources, journalism, media & publishing, PR & marketing, science, television & film, theatre & music, NGOs & non-profits, and much more.

For more information about this program’s offerings, visit theinterngroup.com/destination/internships-in-london. Applicants outside of the BYU Communications program should apply to the ISP Individual Experience program.

Click here to apply today!

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Contact Us

Communications Internship Coordinator
280 BRMB
(801) 422-5836
comms_internship@byu.edu

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions
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Courses

Students are required to register for 4 credit hours during the program. All Communication interns are required to take the internship course, COMMS 496R (minimum 4 credit hours), or students may arrange other courses with professors pertaining to their major and the type of internship work they will be performing.

Students may not take any other courses on this program, including BYU Online courses, without approval by the program director and ISP.
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Cost

$6,300–6,800

Includes Latter-day Saint undergraduate tuition for 4 credit hours (increased cost for graduate and non–Latter-day Saint students), internship placement and in-country support (The Intern Group), accommodations, airport transfers, some social and cultural events, visa assistance for obtaining BUNAC tier 5 visa, and international health insurance coverage.

Does not include airfare, obligatory BUNAC tier 5 visa (approx. $1,000), meals, transportation, personal expenses, or passport.
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Funding Sources

Regular BYU tuition scholarships, Pell Grants, and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to study abroad programs.

Students who submit the financial aid section of the ISP application and who have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (A-41 ASB) will be considered for a Study Abroad scholarship.

Academic departments and colleges may assist with scholarships and grants.

Interested students are strongly encouraged to begin planning for expenses abroad as soon as possible and seek creative methods of financing the opportunity, such as private scholarships, some of which can be found at kennedy.byu.edu/scholarships, or through BYU’s ORCA grant program.

Students in the College of Fine Arts and Communications may qualify for funding from the Oscarson Discovery Grant.

For college-specific internship info, contact your college’s advisement center or internship coordinator.
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Preparation

The internship is open to students from all majors. Students need to be full-time during winter semester. Applicants outside of the BYU Communications program should apply to the ISP Individual Experience program. Preference will be given to students who are eligible to receive internship credit.

Students will be responsible for obtaining a BUNAC Tier-5 visa on their own but will receive orientation from Intern Group.

Accepted students are required to participate in an international, cross-cultural preparation course (IAS 201, 1 credit hour) during the second block of winter semester 2023.

Students must meet all country- and program-specific COVID and health requirements for travel.
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Housing

Students will live in a student dormitory. Meals will not be provided; however, you will have access to a kitchen. Housing will be arranged by The Intern Group coordinators.
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Travel

Students are responsible for purchasing their own airfare to and from the program sites. Airline reservations must be made through BYU Travel. Students should contact a BYU Travel agent.

BYU Travel
280 HRCB
(801) 422-6293
travel@byu.edu
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Application Process

BYU welcomes students from any university to apply to participate tc our study abroad programs. However, internships and direct enrollment programs are limited to BYU Provo students.

Students must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

Complete the online application here. A nonrefundable $35 application fee is required; applicants will be interviewed once the application is complete.

Students are to provide a professional résumé, a cover letter (about ¾ page), and a description of internship interests. Students may obtain how-to handouts as well as one-on-one résumé consultation from the communications internship coordinator. Email these documents to comms_internship@byu.edu.

Students will be notified via e-mail of their acceptance into the program. The first payment is due upon acceptance; please refer to the Payment Information document.

Application Deadline: 5 February 2023
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Program Adjustments

International Study Programs (ISP) reserves the right to cancel this program, revise its offerings, or make any adjustments to the preliminary cost.

If it becomes necessary for ISP to cancel a program, all program payments made to BYU ISP will be refunded to the student’s BYU Financial account.

ISP is the only office authorized to cancel any of its programs.
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Faculty

Steven Thomsen is the faculty director for this program from the School of Communications.

324 BRMB
(801) 422-2078
steven.r.thomsen@gmail.com
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Contact Us

International Study Programs
101 HRCB
(801) 422-3686
isp@byu.edu
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ISP Student Handbook

To see the student handbook, click here.
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Payment Schedule

To see the payment schedule, click here.