Banking Internship with Boston University in London Past Review

By (Finance and Financial Management Services., Providence College) for

Boston University: London - London Internship Program

What did you gain/learn from your experience abroad? Was it worthwhile?
I gained a great deal of worldwide banking experience.

Personal Information

If you took classes at multiple universities, list those universities here: Providence College
How much international exposure did you have prior to this program? 1 month - 6 months

Review Your Program

* Overall educational experience

Academic rigor, intensity, resources, etc.

* Host Country Program Administration

On-site administration of your program

Provided a long three day orientation in which most students were not paying attention and that was one of the few times you saw the administration unless you put forth a great deal of effort to get in contact with them.

* Housing:

How satisfied were you with your living arrangements?

Crofton So Kensington <br /><br /> Small rooms but safe and good other students.

* Food:

Did not apply

* Social & Cultural Integration:

How integrated did you feel with the local culture?

They had a great start of semester party and a great end of semester party as well as a club night in the middle.

* Health Care:

How well were health issues addressed during the program?

* Safety:

There was a security guard at the door at all times.

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)

Do you have any general money-saving tips for future study abroad participants? London is very expensive.

Other Program Information

* Where did you live?

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  • Dorm
* Who did you live with?

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  • Americans
* Who did you take classes with?

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  • Americans

A Look Back

* What do you know now that you wish you knew before going on this program? Any student could gain a great deal from program.

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