Program Details

The Career Development Series is designed to provide you with the tools to be successful in your internship, broaden your understanding of the professional world, and enable you to maximize your internship experience.
Location:
London, United Kingdom
Program Type:
Intern Abroad
Degree Level:
High School
Term:
Summer
Work Types:
Arts & Architecture, Business, Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Fashion, Journalism, Law, Sciences & Environment, Social Sciences

Program Overview

Program Description:

Discovery Internships London is a tuition-based, 4 week comprehensive internship program. Whether you're interested in business, fashion, finance, healthcare, or journalism, to name a few, we help motivated high school students stand out in the college admission process and make more informed decisions about their college and career plans. You will gain real work experience and career insight through placement in an internship that aligns with your goals, skills, and interests. Discovery Internships affords students a wealth of opportunity both in and beyond the workplace. Students not only participate in their internships and coursework, but also enjoy enriching activities throughout the city and the greater English countryside. Evenings are a great opportunity for students to choose one of at least three different activities and excursions taking place. We visit Big Ben and Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Piccadilly Circus, the Tower of London, and many other amazing places. We see the summer's biggest blockbuster hits and throw strikes at the bowling alley. On the weekends, we go on road trips to Windsor Castle, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Oxford, and Cambridge.

The Career Development Series is designed to provide you with the tools to be successful in your internship, broaden your understanding of the professional world, and enable you to maximize your internship experience. Series topics include: Introduction to Professionalism Learn the general codes of conduct and skills that will help you exceed the expectations of your internship supervisor; Career Night Meet esteemed professionals from a wide range of industries for a panel discussion on how to utilize college for your career; College Application and Interview Skills Discuss strategies for highlighting your internship experience for the college admissions process and future career prospects; and Building a Resume and LinkedIn Profile Leverage your experience and develop your brand to take advantage of career-based social media. Interns receive receive 3 college credits for successful completion of the 4 week internship, weekly journal entries, and participation in the Career Development Series. Credit is conferred by Marist College, NY. Official transcripts are available from Marist College upon request. Credits are transferable to many colleges and universities in the United States.

Tuition includes term fees, full internship program, Career Development Series, Marist college credit, transportation to/from Internship via public transportation, housing, use of housing facilities, breakfast and dinner daily (1 meal on Saturday and Sunday), recreation pass, activities, trips and excursions per catalog/website, blanket and pillow, and 1 set of sheets.

Setting Description:
London, the capital of England and the UK, is also the European epicenter of commerce, politics, education, fashion, finance, media and professional services. One of the world’s most historic, modern and cosmopolitan cities, London affords Discovery Internship students a wealth of opportunity both in and beyond the workplace. Spend this summer exploring a career in the most visited city in the world!
Cost:
4 week Residential: $8,799 4 week Commuter: $3,999

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