Destinations! England: Summer in London
Cultural Studies and Internship
JUNE 5 - AUGUST 15
Add an international component to your résumé in the most impressive way – live it!
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point provides extraordinary study programs to those wishing an education beyond the bounds of the classroom or campus. Since 1969, both the Spring and the Fall Britain programs have allowed students to experience Europe, Britain, and especially London. Now we have added the opportunity for eligible students to do their externship/internship abroad during the summer in London.
This program is for UWSP students of Applied Physics, Business, Biology, Communication, English, Interior Architecture, History, International Studies, Sociology, Theater, Political Science, Theater & Health Promotion/Wellness, etc. Here's a sample of just some the Internships/Externships available:
Advertising - PR - Economics - High-end Residential, Office, and Hospitality Design; Historic Preservation - Financial Services - Marketing - TV & Radio / Video Production - Lobby Groups - Parliament - Political Action Groups - Archival Research - Museum & Gallery - Management - Non-profit and Voluntary Organizations - Theatre/Literature - Stage Design and Sets - Orchestra or Dance Companies - Schools - Health Promotion and Wellness in Health Spas, Corporations, Clinics, Hhospitals, Mental Health Agencies - Labs - etc.
Application: A London Internship application packet is available in the International Programs Office, Room 108 Collins Classroom Center or by clicking here. Permission required from your major/department London Internship Coordinator. Coordinator’s signature is required on the Internship application form. Students will be asked to attend an Informational/Selection meeting and schedule a final interview.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 1, although late applications are often taken; contact the International Programs Office for details. In all cases, applicants for this program need to have a valid passport by March one of the year in which they are traveleing to London.
Applicable majors and minors should apply (see credits offered below). Minimum GPA of 2.75 to apply. Tier 4 VISAs are required for the placements and UWSP International Programs will help you get one; be aware, however, that any criminal record involving a custodial term of more than three days in the last five years will disqualify you from admittance to the program as the British government will not grant you a VISA.
- 10 Week Academic Program, 9-10 credits. 6-7 in internship and 3 in International Studies.
- Internship placement, orientation, supervision. 24 hours per week.
- International Studies class for 3 credits dealing with British Culture and Civilization.
- Room in central London, breakfasts, and most lunches and dinners. Click for information on your lodgings at: ISH.
- UWSP full-time tuition. Ten week internships are for 9 credits for Wisconsin Residents (Minnesota students qualify for reciprocity.) Out-of staters pay an additional $750. (ART internships carry 7 credits for a total of 10 credit.)
- UW-System mandatory health/travel insurance.
- Plan your budget to cover passport, visa (c. $450), personal expenses.
Here is IMPORTANT information on London internship preparatory work:
Click here for latest semester abroad price estimates
Please see the appropriate advisor for the number of credits and course expectations:
|Art 417 (7 credits in ART. All other internships carry 6 credits.)
||Dr. Mick Veum, Interim Chair|
163A FAC, 715-346-4066/3508
|Arts Management -- Not available during the summer -- Semester I or II is available. Please see the semester abroad page.
||Ms. Jenny Resch|
476 CPS, 715-346-2384
||Dr. Rhonda Sprague|
225 CAC, 715-346-3409
|Computing & New Media Technologies CIS 397/WDMD 397
||Dr. Tim Krause|
Sci 246B, 715-346-4310
||Dr. Mark Balhorn |
441 CCC, 715-346-4335
|Health Promotion and Human Development Options: HPW 430 “Practicum” in Health Promotion; HD 397 “Fieldwork” placement in Family and Consumer Sciences; FN 397 “Fieldwork” placement in Dietetics.
||Dr. Annie Wetter|
101 CPS, 715-346-2830
||Dr. Lee Willis|
459 CCC, 715-346-4513
|Interior Architecture 396
||Prof. Katja Marquart|
338 CPS, 346-4090
|International Studies 395
||Dr. Brian Hale|
465 CCC, 715-346-2903
||Dr. Chris Verzani|
B103 SCI, 346-4764
|Political Science 455
||Dr. John Blakeman|
474 CCC, 346-4111
|Sociology and Social Work Sociology 492
(The London Internship does NOT meet the requirements for Socilogy Work 494.)
|Dr. Bob Enright|
488B CCC, 346-306 or
||Prof. Gary G. Olsen|
161 NFAC, 715-346-4429
In all cases confirm credits with the appropriate Department Chair/Internship Coordinator.
We might also suggest that you begin your orientation by visiting the VERY useful Anglo-American web site; this is the agency that helps place our London interns: http://anglointernships.com/
Withdrawal up to fifteen weeks before the start of the program, all fees except the initial deposit may be refunded. After that time, airline, substantial intern placement fees (approx. $1100) and housing cancellation charges may be assessed. If the program would be canceled, all fees will be refunded.
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