Information technology is booming all around the world - from private tech firms to companies expanding their in-house tech capabilities. Within England, the “Silicon Roundabout” is especially home to a concentration of growing tech companies within the city. Within this fast-paced sector, there are exciting career opportunities and a vast opportunity for students and recent graduates to gain professional experience through online internships, hosted out of England. If you’re looking for a professional internship that will increase your skills and enhance your resume, look no further!
- Support the growth of exciting companies and industries in London.
- Gain insight into how IT services fit into the day-to-day of general business operations.
- Collaborate on a range of projects that utilize diverse strategies to achieve targets.
- Gain international experience while interning remotely from home without having to travel.
Type of host organizations:
- IT consulting firms
- In-house tech teams (public or private sector)
- Start ups
Almost all modern business and financial activities - whether small or large - rely heavily on technological services, handled through in-house or professional firms. The range of careers related to IT are numerous and the need to gain “job-ready” skills is a crucial step for all young professionals seeking to enhance their employability within the field of technology and computer sciences - especially as it relates to critical thinking and problem solving.
This is a remote internship you can undertake virtually from home. Click here to view in-country Computer Science & IT internships, if you would prefer to intern abroad.
Remote IT internships provide a learning environment to further explore and develop practical skill sets, while learning from professionals who are established within their roles. Practical activities for interns are ordinarily related to assisting organizations to address operational challenges and inefficiencies, support clients, maintain information, improve products, service delivery, and user experience. Everyday tasks may include (for example) testing, developing and analyzing new tech solutions, researching user experience, and improvising technology solutions to deliver on business objectives.
Individual remote internship experiences vary, as the specific placement that you’re assigned will depend on review of your resume and your current level of studies and experience. Interns will be encouraged to focus on their areas of strength, while also being flexible, to ensure that contributions can be made according to interest, as well as need. In all cases, interns are expected to be as proactive as possible, as a high level of initiative will greatly enhance your cultural immersion and program engagement.
Remote internships are intended to be flexible and interns have some freedom to develop a schedule that works for them, while ensuring that personal responsibility is taken for maximizing the experience. You are not required to do your internship exactly according to the time zone of your host organization. However, you must have an understanding of any differences in time zone, since you’ll need to ensure you can make a commitment to connecting with your supervisor in real-time (during the supervisor’s business hours) when it may be necessary for scheduled meetings or calls. Between any real-time meetings, you should anticipate that you’ll create a plan of action with your supervisor, which outlines the tasks you’ll be assisting with independently.
Information Technology interns learn from a qualified and experienced supervisor, and can be involved in:
Assist with day-to-day operations and priorities for tech teams.
Contribute additional support to time-sensitive projects.
Collaborate with design teams to create content for approval.
Conduct analyses related to business performance and suggest strategies for improvement.
Conduct UX analysis and collaborate to create improved solutions.
Conduct market research to identify relevant IT opportunities and enhancements.
Professional development opportunities:
Expand your understanding of customer needs and target user experience.
Build your confidence, maturity and comfort, to engage and contribute within a professional environment.
Improve your critical thinking, research and analytical skills.
Develop enhanced technological proficiency, using various software platforms for professional tasks.
Gain practical skills and boost your employability, with guidance from Intern Abroad HQ’s Experiential Learning Curriculum to support your learning and cultural intelligence.
Academic credit available for all internships
Gain course credit from your college or university and meet your academic requirements when completing an internship abroad or remote internship program with Intern Abroad HQ.Learn about course credit
It’s free to apply for this internship. Once we have reviewed your suitability and accepted you onto this program, you’ll need to pay a deposit of US$499 to confirm your place. The remaining balance of your Program Fee (less your initial US$499 deposit payment) will be due within 7 days of being assigned a placement.
|100 hours (3 weeks full time, or 5 weeks part time)
|250 hours (8 weeks full time, or 12 weeks part time)
|350 hours (13 weeks full time, or 17 weeks part time)
- Dedicated support before, during, and after your internship
- Sourcing and securing your internship placement
- Personalization of your internship plan
- Orientation and coaching with your supervisor
- Documented portfolio of your experiential learnings
- Academic credit facilitation
- International reference letter
- Certificate of Internship Completion
- A deposit of $499 (approximately 499) is required to secure your internship
- Balance of your Program Fee is due within 7 days of being assigned a placement.
- All payments attract a 5% transaction fee to cover international banking fees and currency charges.
- International wire transfer payments attract a minimum fee of $75 USD.
- Terms and Conditions apply.
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