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London Communications

Spring-Summer: May–July 2024 (approx.)
Fall: September–November 2024 (approx.)

Application Deadline: 5 February 2024

Intern in the financial and cultural capital of the world: London, England. Enjoy Great Britain while you are building your resume, networking, gaining excellent experience, and learning more about the world. Partnering with the Communications Internship and Career Services Office and the BYU London Centre, students will be placed in an internship in their field, housed in BYU approved housing, participate in additional cultural activities, and much more. A wide variety of companies and organizations are looking for student interns in career fields such as: Church communications, business, consulting, art, photography, design, finance, government & politics, human resources, journalism, media & publishing, PR & marketing, science, television & film, theatre & music, NGO’s & non-profits, and much more.

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Communications Internship Coordinator
280 BRMB
(801) 422-5836


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Frequently Asked Questions
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Students are required to register for 3–6 credit hours during the program from the following course:

COMMS 496R—Academic Internship (3–6 credits)

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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Includes Latter-day Saint, undergraduate tuition for 3–6 credit hours (increased cost for graduate and non–Latter-day Saint students), internship placement and in-country support, accommodations, visa assistance for obtaining BUNAC tier 5 visa, and international health insurance coverage.

Does not include airfare, obligatory BUNAC tier 5 visa ($1,500 approx.), 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.

Students in the School of Communications may qualify for funding assistance and should review options on the school’s website:

Private grants and scholarships outside of BYU may also assist (see
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The internship is for Communications majors. Students will be responsible for obtaining a BUNAC Tier-5 visa and must start this process 3 months prior to the internship start date.

Accepted students are required to participate in an international, cross-cultural preparation course (IAS 369R, 1 credit hour) during the second block of winter semester 2024. Part-time BYU students will need to pay an additional tuition fee for enrolling in the prep class.

Spouses also need to be credit-bearing participants on the program; they must apply online and take the preparation course.

Students should refrain from scheduling late arrivals or early departures.

Students must meet all country- and program-specific COVID and health requirements for travel.
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Students will live in apartment-style living in the Kensington area of London near historic Hyde Park. Students are responsible for providing their own meals. Accommodations come with a refrigerator, and cooking facilities are available either in the apartment or on each floor.
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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
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Application Process

BYU welcomes students from any university to apply to participate in 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 and letter of intent (about ¾ page) that includes 1) internship experience preference (Church Communication, Government Relations, General Communications); 2) a description of internship interests, skills, and qualifications. Students with questions about the application process can email

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 page.

Application Deadline: 5 February 2024
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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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Dr. Mark Callister is the current Director of the School of Communications at Brigham Young University. Prior to joining the BYU faculty in 2005, he taught at Western Illinois University. He received his Baccalaureate degrees in International Relations and in English and earned a master’s in business administration at BYU. In addition, he received a PhD in Communication with an emphasis on theories of persuasion and marketing communications at the University of Arizona. His general research interests include adolescents and the media, visual imagery in advertising, and the role of persuasion in nonprofit fundraising and storytelling. He teaches courses in research methods, persuasion, and world religions and the media.

(801) 422-6143
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Contact Us

International Study Programs
101 HRCB
(801) 422-3686
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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.