Grinnell in London
Grinnell-in-London currently offers up to fifteen slots for internships, up to three in the British parliament and up to twelve at-large. Because the number of students in our program who can serve as interns is regulated by the UK Border Agency, selection of students for internship slots is usually competitive. Selection is based on students' academic records, the viability of matching a student's interests with the kinds of internships available in London, and the suitability of a student's background for a proposed internship.
Outline of the 2015 Fall Semester Schedule
Please take this as an overview and limit your outside plans until after the first several weeks in London. Details about the semester, such as dates and destinations of field trips, will be finalized then. You will learn about your personal course timetable upon arrival.
Monday, 31 August: Recommended date for departure to London on overnight flight
Tuesday, 1 September: Recommended arrival date (date when access to program housing begins)
Grinnell-in-London office open: 1 to 4 pm
Applying for Grinnell-in-London or Grinnell-in-Washington is one-step process, unlike with other off-campus study programs. The deadline for GIL is therefore later than the general Grinnell OCS application deadline.
APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR GIL FALL 2016: Monday, February 1, 2016
To apply to the Grinnell-in-London program, please do the following:
GIL Students on Independence and Program Support
As a Grinnell-in-London student, you take a semester of rigorous, engaging courses in theatre, English, history, politics, and more, delving into Britain’s rich culture in one of the world’s great cities. Alongside class meetings with Grinnell faculty on Mondays and Wednesdays, on Tuesdays and Thursdays you’ll immerse yourself at a local university or in an internship, capping the week on Friday with a fieldtrip.