Journalism, Publishing & Media Internships in London

A global journalistic and media hub, you’ll find everything you could ever need in London.

The city is home to a variety of prestigious publications; from The Times to The Guardian. As well as worldwide publishers from Penguin to HarperCollins. Not to mention the countless indie and smaller media companies!

That means you’ll receive an unparalleled work experience, right in the heart of this bustling city. You’ll leave London with amazing professional knowledge and skills to apply to your future career.

And as a bonus, you’ll enjoy an immersive experience in this dynamic, exciting city. London is a cultural powerhouse. As such you’ll find countless museums, galleries, and historical sites to explore. As well as plenty of new and trendy coffee houses and bars!

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What’s Included

What

Advance your career in Journalism, Publishing & Media

A guaranteed professional Journalism, Publishing & Media internship in London

We carefully curate a range of partner firms in order to give you the best possible internship experience. We factor in your aspirations and existing skills to create a program perfectly suited to you. This means you’ll leave with a tailored professional experience to kickstart your career in the media. We’ll also offer a comprehensive range of support. From a local London community to online career development resources.

Our wide range of firms can offer internships in many different sectors, including but not limited to:

– News Agency internships
– Public Relations
– Publishing Houses
– Editing internships
– Copywriting
– And many more

Immersive workshop

You’ll undertake a dynamic skills workshop while in London. Under the guidance of qualified coaches, you’ll improve your skill-set and build confidence in a professional setting.

Career coaching and support

Working with a coach in a personalized 1-to-1 session, you’ll consider your strengths and aspirations. Set out a roadmap to your future career!

Throughout your program, you’ll also have access to tailored interview and career advice.

Curated calendar of professional networking events

Our London team is on the ground to monitor all the latest industry events. They’ll send out regular invitations; take advantage of these gatherings to impress top industry leaders!

Curated online courses and tools

You’ll have access to a range of online courses and tools to boost your development and employability. Apply your new knowledge and skills to your internship!

Check out the Career Development section below for the details.

CV support

A stand-out resume or CV is the first step to landing your dream job. So we’ll help tailor your CV to the highest professional standards.

Beyond Academy Certificate of Excellence

Upon completion of your program, we’ll confirm your alumni status with a Beyond Academy Certificate of Excellence.

Community & Events

Thriving local community

Jumping into a new city is always nerve-wracking. That’s why you’ll join the Beyond Community; a group of interns just like you. You’ll all be in the same boat, and many of our interns make friends for life.

Comprehensive 24/7 local support

Our London team is available to offer 24/7 support. Whether you’re looking for professional advice, or simply want to discover some top tips for living in London.

Orientation

You’ll undertake a comprehensive orientation upon your arrival. It covers everything from your program to the city of London itself.

Welcome dinner

When you arrive, enjoy some tasty cuisine at our welcome dinner. Meet your new community and tuck in!

Bi-Weekly community dinner

Every few weeks you’ll receive an invitation to one of our community dinners. Stay in touch with your new friends, all over some sumptuous food.

Local events and day trips

Your program won’t just be a professional experience, but a cultural one too. That’s why we’ll arrange three fantastic trips for you to immerse yourself in Britain’s unique heritage.

Take a look at the Community section below for more details.

A bustling social calendar of exciting events

We also run an active program of social events. Join your friends and relax!

Farewell dinner to celebrate program completion

As your time in London draws to a close, you’ll attend your goodbye dinner. Say farewell to your friends, as well as the city itself.

Some extras

Visa support

If you need a visa to work in the UK, we’ll guide you through the process. Find out if you need a visa on our Visa Eligibility page.

Airport transport on arrival

We’ll be there to meet you when you land. Then we’ll take you straight to your home for the next few weeks and months.

Beyond welcome bag

You’ll receive a Beyond Academy-branded bag full of handpicked goodies to welcome you to London.

SIM card (on request)

If you requested it, we’ll provide you with a country-specific SIM card on arrival. So that you can keep in touch easily during your stay.

Developing Your Career in Journalism, Publishing & Media

Your career development program will be carefully crafted to ensure the best possible start to your media career.

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An intern at her host company International interns at a business workshop Career coaching for an intern Overseas intern taking online courses Person writing in notebook at their desk

A Professional Journalism, Publishing & Media Internship

Lasting between one and six months – with start dates every month – make your program work for you.

In London you’ll receive world-class hands-on experience with a journalistic, publishing or media company. In this packed and diverse city, discover the next scoop, story, or social media trend.

Brits are exceedingly polite and love nothing more than a good queue. But you’ll also often find a quick, dry wit amongst your colleagues. Prepare for plenty of good-natured banter, as well as after-work drinks. There’s always room to relax when living and working here.

Navigate London’s world-famous public transport system to get around. From iconic red buses to black cabs, to the London Underground. Get to grips with them all to whizz around the city with ease. You’ll get the hang of it in no time!

Immersive workshop

Our skills workshop is carefully designed to boost your employability.

With professional coaches and inspirational speakers, you’ll hone your skills and develop some new ones too.

A typical session will include lessons on communication, leadership, and problem solving. You’ll gain practical experience to apply to your internship.

Career coaching & support

We also offer a tailored 1-to-1 guidance session. Use this session, with the help of a qualified coach, to think through your strengths and weaknesses. As well as your goals and aspirations. As you talk through your intentions, you may discover something new about yourself. So use this unique opportunity wisely.

Your diary will be packed full of social events, trips, meetings, and networking events. As such you can schedule this meeting at a time that works for you.

An early session is a great way to maximize your internship experience. Or you can use a mid-term session as a middle ground; to reflect on your time so far while you prepare for your final weeks.

Lastly, an appointment shortly before you leave London is a chance to think about the progress you’ve made in your internship. While also thinking about your next steps as you embark on your future journalism or media career.

We’ll also offer personalized career advice and interview tips accessible at any time during your internship.

Online tools and courses

We offer a range of amazing online tools and courses to ensure you maximize your success.

Here are just some examples of the support we provide:

– A personal development plan toolkit
– Online interview skills seminars
– Sessions on communication or building your brand
– And many more useful resources you can access at any time

Practical Journalism, Publishing & Media Experience

Working in journalism, publishing, and the media will be a varied and fast-paced experience. Here’s just a few examples of the sorts of tasks that await you:

– News/lead generation and coming up with ideas for publication
– Delivery of accurate copy for editors, managing competing deadlines
– Brainstorming ideas for viral content/social media strategy
– Developing a knowledge of media law and compliance
– Learning video production and editing techniques

London Community & Events

You’ll want London to soon feel like your new home. So you’ll join a Beyond Community full of fellow interns, all ready to tackle London together.

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Your London Community

There’s truly something for everyone in London. From world-famous landmarks to an array of chic cafes and bars, you’ll carve out your own version of London – and flourish! London’s multicultural feel is unmatched; wherever you go, you’ll find a new culture, language, or background..

London will soon feel like home and you may even feel like an honorary Londoner! You’ll join a Beyond Community of other interns, all in the heart of this enchanting city. And if you’ve got any questions or are looking for advice, our team offers 24/7 support.

Whatever you need, we’ll be there.

Welcome Orientation

You’ll prepare for your London adventure with our comprehensive orientation. We’ll also send out regular community dinner invitations, so come along!

Networking Opportunities

You’ll receive an invite to a professional industry networking event. Build up your list of industry-related contacts!

Cambridge Trip

Journey to Cambridge, a picturesque English university city. Float down the River Cam, or try your hand at an iconic punt. Take in the sun in one of Cambridge’s many parks and green spaces; marvel at the amazing Gothic architecture, then finish off the day with a classic pub dinner!

Theater Night

London’s West End is famous the world over for its incredible theatrical output. So throw on your best clothes and hit the town! Belt out the words to your favorite musical; or how about trying a brand new indie production? Then finish off your unforgettable evening in an amazing restaurant or bar and soak up the atmosphere.

Food Tour

London is home to countless nationalities, and with that comes an incredibly diverse food scene. Foodies will love this winding tour through London’s cobbled streets. Plus you’ll learn a bit of local history as you go from market to market. Try some Japanese sashimi, Turkish kofte, or authentic Italian pizza!

Your London program
at a glance

You’ll be eager to find out just what it’s like to intern in London. So we’ve put together a snapshot of a typical 6-week program. Dive in!

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Weeks 1 & 2

As you touch down in London, take a deep breath and then take that first step into a new country. Savor it: this’ll be your home for the next few weeks. Let us meet you at the airport and whisk you to your new accommodation stress-free.

On your very first day, the time is yours. Some interns prefer to kick back and relax; others head straight out and explore. Whatever you choose to do, join us on day two for your comprehensive orientation. We’ll introduce you to London, as well as what awaits you on your program. After, you’ll attend your welcome dinner where you can introduce yourself to your brand new Beyond Community.

It’s time to get to know your colleagues; meet your manager and familiarize yourself with your office. You’ll be spending a lot of time here! Get stuck in, then unwind after work at a community dinner. You might dine on Thai red curry before hailing down a black cab to get home.

Your internship will be varied and challenging; if you’d like to make the most out of it, you’ll certainly want to participate in our skills workshop. Under the guidance of speakers and coaches, hone your skills and impress your colleagues!

Before you know it, it’s time for the first of your exciting day trips: Cambridge! Immerse yourself in this magical English university town. Experience first-hand the picturesque River Cam, then nestle by the fire as you dine in a cosy pub.

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Weeks 3 & 4

By now you’re getting to grips with the varied rhythms of your busy internship. You’re learning how to find a good story or angle, and your writing and editing skills are growing. So take some time out with your manager to discuss your progress.

London is absolutely packed with opportunities to network, so you’ll likely have already started to grow your list of industry contacts. But we’ll be right alongside you, so look out for your invitation to a professional industry event. Head out there and introduce yourself to your sector’s top leaders; you never know where it might lead.

For your second cultural trip, you’ll be heading down to the West End for an unforgettable night of theater and food. Take in your show, then finish the night with a trip to a restaurant or bar to soak up the quintessential London nightlife scene.

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Weeks 5 & 6

Before you know it, your London adventure is nearing its end. It’s been a worthwhile experience; you’ve developed professionally and personally, all while growing an extensive list of contacts. And you’ve got some amazing practical experience to put on your resume too.

If you haven’t already, now is a good time to book your 1-to-1 tailored coaching session. Consider what you’ve learned over your internship, and how you’ve grown. As well as the next steps you need to take to start your career.

You’ve also come to know London intimately. So it’s time to take one last trip – the London food tour. Follow a guide as you work your way through London. Discover hidden gems and delicious food – and learn some cultural history too!

To conclude your time in London, you’ll attend your farewell dinner. Congratulate and reminisce with your friends, reflect on the amazing time you’ve had; then say goodbye.

And before you go, make sure you get as much as you can out of London. Whether that’s a whistle-stop tour through the tourist spots – the London Eye, the Tower of London, and more. Or a trip up to a tranquil green space like Hampstead Heath or Kew Gardens. There’s so much to see and do in London, so make sure you’ve seen as much as you can.

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Program Costs

Our guarantee: In the highly unlikely event that we’re unable to find you a suitable role within your first and second preferred industries, you will receive a full refund of any program payments made.

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In order to qualify for the discount, you’ll need to make your payment in full within 7 days of your program offer.
Less than 7 weeks from start date

Deposit: 10% of the total program fee, payable within 7 days of being accepted to the program.

Payment 1: 90% of the total program fee, payable at least 4 weeks before your start date.

7 – 10 weeks from start date

Deposit: 10% of the total program fee, payable within 7 days of your program offer.

Payment 1: 90% of the total program fee, payable within 4 weeks of your program offer.

11 – 14 weeks from start date

Deposit: 10% of the total program fee, payable within 7 days of your program offer.

Payment 1: 45% of the total program fee, payable within 4 weeks of your program offer.

Payment 2: 45% of the total program fee, payable within 30 days of your internship role confirmation.

15+ weeks from start date

Deposit: 10% of the total program fee, payable within 7 days of your program offer.

Payment 1: 45% of the total program fee, payable within 4 weeks of your program offer.

Payment 2: 45% of the total program fee, payable within 30 days of your internship role confirmation.

Living in London as a Student and Young Professional 

“The City seems so much more in earnest: its business, its rush, its roar are such serious things, sights and sounds. The City is getting its living – the West-End but enjoying its pleasure.”
– Charlotte Bronte, Vilette, 1853

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