The London Experience

“This program not only gives you incredible work experience in a global hub, it also takes you out of your comfort zone and allows you to develop as an individual.”

—Claudia Manderson, Summer 2018 BDO intern

The London Experience sponsored by the Georgia State Honors College provides students from all majors with the exciting opportunity to intern in London and the United Kingdom. Internships are available covering a wide range of areas including hospitality, finance, fashion, the arts, media, sciences, and other areas of interest. These internships will help students gain international perspective, global experiences and valuable career-related insight.

Students can intern with a variety of organizations across London, including:

BDO delivers assurance, tax, financial advisory, and consulting services to clients throughout the country and around the globe. They offer numerous industry-specific practices, world-class resources, and an unparalleled commitment to meeting their clients’ needs. They are looking for motivated, innovative students in any major (not just business majors!). Compensation: Paid

A global marketing and technology agency that transforms businesses for the digital age. They exist to help brands embrace the creative and technological changes revolutionizing all aspects of their business. Our expertise across insight, brand building, creative storytelling and real-time distribution enables brands to get fit for the future, no matter where we join them on their digital journey. Perfect for Honors College students with an interest in marketing and/or public relations as well as any student with great interpersonal skills. Compensation: Paid

DTI is a global legal process outsourcing (LPO) company serving law firms and corporations around the globe. Founded in 1998, DTI leads the industry in litigation, discovery, court reporting and managed services. We help corporations and law firms of all sizes lower overhead costs, reduce risk, and streamline document and electronic data management—so they can focus on their core business. DTI Global is looking for Honors College students with a pre-law focus or background in computer information systems or other business-oriented focus. Compensation: Paid

Fulham Football Club is a professional association football club based in Fulham, West London, England. Founded in 1879, they currently compete in the Premier League, the top tier of English football, following their promotion from the EFL Championship in the 2017–18 season. This would be perfect for any Honors College students interested in sports marketing and getting experience in the most popular sports league in the world.

Compensation: Paid

Honors College students from all majors who are interested in policy or research should apply. The Hansard Society is the UK’s leading independent, non-partisan political research and education charity. Currently serving as Parliament’s “record keeper,” students will assist with policy research in both London. Internships with Hansard are available for both the summer and fall semesters and are tied to classes with the London School of Economics.
Compensation: Non-Paid

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory and headland, on Spain's south coast. This opportunity would be with representatives of Gibraltar in London and is perfect for students interested in British politics, international relations, or law.

Compensation: Paid

IMAX Corporation is an entertainment technology company, specializing in motion picture technologies and large-format motion picture presentations. Leading the way in immersive theatre experiences since 1968, a culture of innovation is at the very core of IMAX. From the introduction of stadium seating, to developing the highest-resolution camera in the world, to our laser projection technology and our partnerships with the world’s best filmmakers, there is no one like IMAX. Imax is looking for an Honors College student who can make a longer commitment (around 6 months). The internship will focus more on the business side of the company as opposed to filmmaking although it still may be a good fit for Film and Media majors with a business background. Compensation: Paid

IMG Studios was started in 1960 after a handshake between Arnold Palmer and Mark McCormack created the company. IMG Studios has grown to become a state of the art broadcast and production facility, continuing to deliver glorious sporting moments around the world. This internship would be perfect for students interested in sports media, marketing, or production.
Compensation: Paid

We are an international business communications consultancy – a partnership – specialists in reputation, influence and engagement. We work with our clients across multiple and complex audiences combining deep insights, expert storytelling and creative delivery to change behaviours, emotions and perceptions. Our work drives real and measurable commercial value. Honors College students majoring and/or interested in Political Science, Communications, Economics, History and/or Public Relations should apply. Specializing in policy research, advocacy and analysis, students will work with the dynamic College Hill Group whose clients range from private sector to business. Compensation: Paid

London & Regional Properties is a private real estate and leisure investment firm based in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the largest privately held principal investors in Europe, performing private equity style investments in direct property and asset-backed operating businesses. Perfect for students in business majors and particularly those interested in real estate.

Compensation: Paid

PwC’s accounting practice originated in London well over a century ago. With us, you’re always supported by a global network of more than 223,000 people in 157 countries with one goal: to help your business thrive. PwC’s professional services include audit and assurance, tax and consulting that cover such areas as cybersecurity and privacy, human resources, deals and forensics. We help resolve complex issues and identify opportunities across these industries. Perfect for Honors College students majoring in accounting or finance. Compensation: Paid

Qubit was founded by a small team who previously worked at Google. Their founders believed that by using innovative techniques to collect, store and process data, they could radically transform the field of website optimization. Fast forward eight years, their software is now influencing billions of visitor experiences every week. Qubit’s mission is to help the world’s leading retail, travel and gaming brands thrive as their customers increasingly browse and buy online. Perfect for students interested in tech, marketing, or web development. Great for computer science majors!

Compensation: Paid

Scott Prenn is a strategic fundraising partnership that empowers organisations to make change. In a competitive global market, our proven experience will help you plan and execute a campaign to fund your future. Perfect for Honors College students with an interest in marketing and/or public relations as well as any student with great interpersonal skills. Compensation: Paid

SomeOne is an award-winning London based design practice that strategically launches, relaunches and protects brands worldwide. They are looking for Innovative, entrepreneurial thinkers with an interest in branding, fine arts, creative marketing, and graphic design. Compensation: Paid

This is a new project seeking to bring businesses to Georgia and continue to grow our state’s reputation as a hub for international business. This internship is a great fit for any major and for any student interested in economics, public policy, or international business. Compensation: Paid

Z/Yen assists companies with strategic planning in the risk/reward sector of management. Z/Yen is one of London’s leading think tanks located just a few blocks from the financial district and offers a wonderful opportunity for students interested in research careers. A great opportunity for Honors College students interested in finance or economics and excited about an opportunity to focus on analytical research. Compensation: Paid

Want to learn more about London internships and spending a semester across the pond? Set up an appointment to meet with Fritz Kroncke by calling the Honors College front desk at 404-413-5577.