Admission to Internship Programs

Due to the selective and highly competitive nature of the AIU London Internship Program, a limited number of internships are awarded. Only individuals with strong academic credentials, a high degree of motivation, good communications skills, and clearly stated short- and long-term career goals are considered.

Unpaid full-time and part-time internships are available.

Internship Eligibility Requirements

  • Current enrollment in a US university with junior or senior standing.
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (undergraduate) for the last sixty (60) hours of degree-level study fulfilled before the internship application deadline.

Internship Application Requirements

  • Submit the following documents:
    • Application form and non-refundable $75 application fee.
    • Official transcript showing minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0 for the last sixty (60) hours of degree-level study fulfilled before the internship application deadline.
    • Signed Internship/Course Pre-Approval form.
    • Resume detailing academic experience, professional accomplishments and community service.
    • Statement of Purpose one-page focused letter which defines the experience desired and the personal qualities you can bring to the internship program.
    • Letter of recommendation from a professor, advisor or employer.
    • Design students are required to submit an electronic portfolio of work with their application.
    • Fashion design students must bring garment samples to London for the interview stage.

    *Your résumé and statement of purpose MUST be sent via email (sapstudentservices@sap.aiuniv.edu) as a Word attachment to the Study Abroad Program.

    Documents can be mailed to:

    • AIU Study Abroad Programs
      Student Services
      3150 West Higgins Road, Suite 150
      Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

    Deadlines are firm. All paperwork must be submitted by the following dates:

    • Winter October 19, 2007
    • Spring December 31, 2007
    • Summer I March 31, 2008
    • Summer II May 1, 2008
    • Fall July 31, 2008

    Instructions and Tips

    Please click on the links below for instructions and useful tips on completing each of the required components of your internship application:
    We hope this information helps get you started pursuing an internship as part of your international education. Please contact the AIU Study Abroad Office at 1.800.255.6839 if you have any questions.
    American InterContinental University Study Abroad Programs
    3150 West Higgins Road, Suite 150 · Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 · ph: 1.800.255.6839 · fx: 1.847.885.8422
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