Wonderful London Interns Past Review

By (Political science/international studies, Salisbury University) for

AIFS: London - Richmond International Internship Program

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
It was definitely worth while. I learned so much more than I could have done in a classroom.

Personal Information

How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 0-2 weeks

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

The workload was relatively light. The class was interesting and fun and so was the internship.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

The handling of housing situations weren't great.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

* Food:

No meal plan. But the debit cards were good.

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

Most of the events were really fun and reasonably inexpensive.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

I felt safe, but there were moments in which security wasn't very good.

If you could do it all over again would you choose the same program? Yes


* Money: How easily were you able to live on a student's budget?

(1 = not very easy/$200+ on food & personal expenses/week, 2.5 = $100/week, 5 = very easily/minimal cost)

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

Select all that apply

  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Someone who likes to work should consider this.