Global Internship Student Life

The Temple SMC Global Internship program includes summer housing, meals (on most programs), transportation to and from work, planned weekend events, career seminars, resume and interview coaching, all in addition to guaranteed internship placement in your field. It is the complete career development package, allowing for a safe environment, surrounded by hundreds of motivated college students from universities around the world for an unforgettable summer in international and domestic cities.

Housing and Meal Plan

In each program location, with the exception of Los Angeles and New York City, a meal plan is included in the program fee.  In LA and NYC, student apartments contain fully equipped kitchens.  For all other programs, meal plans provide breakfast and dinner, Monday through Friday, and on all programs meals are included during program activities and events.

Barcelona

Casa, Mila, Barcelona, Spain

Located on the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona campus, housing features include:

  • Totally furnished apartments and kitchenette
  • Wi-fi access, desk, bed and linens
  • Bi-weekly cleaning service
  • Gym and indoor pool
  • 24hr on-site staff and support
  • Meal plan provided at the on-campus restaurant, Hotel Serhs. Features:

Boston

Located at the Colonial Building Residence Hall at Emerson College, housing features include:

  • Internet, cable TV, and phone service in your room
  • Sound-proof rehearsal space
  • Common full kitchens
  • Laundry facilities & Common Lounges
  • Meal plan provided at the on-campus Emerson dining facilities

Chicago

Located at the University Center on State Street in Chicago’s thriving South Loop neighborhood, housing features include:

  • Shared bedroom with one roommate and two suitemates connected by a shared bathroom
  • Satellite television, phone service, high-speed internet
  • Fitness Center and access to pool, ping-pong, and shuffle board
  • Multimedia Room, computer center, study lounges
  • Laundry facilities
  • Great Room and Outdoor Garden Terrace with bike storage
  • 24/7 Management, Maintenance and Security Staff
  • Meal plan provided on-site at the Center Dining facilities

Hong Kong

Hong Kong's bustling industry buildings by day transform into an impressive skyline by night

The program housing is located at the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong in the heart of Kowloon Tong. Amenities include:

  • Front desk associate and security office
  • Totally furnished bedrooms
  • Complimentary ethernet connection, desk, bed and linens
  • Bi-weekly cleaning service
  • Air conditioning
  • Common mini-kitchen
  • Common tv lounge, game room and computer lab
  • 24hr On-Site Staff & Support
  • Funds are loaded onto the Octopus Card weekly which can then be redeemed at various restaurants, grocery stores, and snack shops all over Hong Kong.

London

Located in trendy Camden opposite the Stables Market at the brand new StayClub, housing features include:

  • 2 double beds, en suite toilet and shower
  • Private kitchenette and fridge/freezer and microwave
  • Free WiFi broadband access (500GB line)
  • Pool table, table football, TV & music in the lounge
  • Coin operated laundry facilities and weekly linen change and room cleaning
  • Digital key entry, safe available on request and secure bike storage
  • 24/7 Management, Maintenance and Security Staff
  • Meal plan provided to be determined

Los Angeles

Located on the UCLA campus in Westwood Village and next to Bel-Air, housing features include:

  • Fully furnished apartments
  • Full Kitchen with oven, stove, fridge & microwave
  • Wireless internet
  • Access to gym, pool, fitness classes, bookstore, basketball, tennis and volleyball courts
  • 24/7 Management, Maintenance and Security Staff

Miami

Strategically situated along the Biscayne Bay at Fortune House, housing features include:

  • Fully furnished apartments
  • Full Kitchen with oven, stove, fridge & microwave
  • Access to outdoor pools and heated jacuzzis, fitness center, and more
  • 24/7 Management, Maintenance and Security Staff

New York City

Located on the New York University campus, housing includes:

  • Apartment style quads with two bedrooms (doubles in each room) with a common area, bathroom and kitchen
  • Wi-fi and ethernet internet access
  • Access to NYU’s amenities, including its dining facilities, state of the art fitness and athletic facilities, seminar venues, TV and common lounges, music practice rooms, coin operated laundry and study lounges. All accessible features are within a 5 minute walking distance.
  • 24hr on-site staff and support

San Francisco

Located at the University of San Francisco, housing features include:

  • Shared dorms with full kitchens on each floor
  • Coin operated laundry
  • Access to pool tables, TV and lounge
  • 24/7 Management, Maintenance and Security Staff

Washington, DC

Located in the trendy Georgetown neighborhood at 2424 Pennsylvania Ave., housing features include:

  • Shared, fully furnished studio apartments for two, with twin beds, two desks and two dressers
  • Each apartment includes a common area, bathroom, and full kitchen with oven, stove, refrigerator and dishwasher
  • Access to laundry room, fitness center, all utilities included
  • High-speed internet, business center facilities
  • 24/7 Management, Maintenance and Security Staff

Program Activities and Events

In each host city students will start their experience with a tour of the city and then later on in the summer, a dinner on the town for all students.  Each location will also host a speaker series and networking events to ensure students get the most out of the experience both professionally and personally.

Included in the program fee are the following tentative program activities and events for each location:

Barcelona

  • Wine Tour & Montserrat
  • Dinner and Flamenco Performance
  • Tossa de Mar day trip
  • South of France overnight
  • Farewell dinner

Boston

  • Theater or Comedy Show
  • Dinner Dance Cruise
  • Red Sox Baseball Game
  • Cape Cod Overnight Trip

Chicago

  • Comedy Show at Second City
  • Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan
  • Cubs Baseball Game
  • Cape Cod Overnight Trip

Hong Kong

  • Happy Valley Race Track
  • Lantau Island Tour
  • Macau Overnight Trip

London

  • Shakespeare Day Trip
  • Dinner Dance Cruise
  • Stonehenge and Bath Day Trip
  • Paris Overnight Trip

Los Angeles

  • Hollywood Tour
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Beach and Surf Day
  • Dodgers Baseball Game
  • Las Vegas Overnight Trip

Miami

  • Tour of South Beach
  • Everglades Tour
  • Miami Seaquarium
  • Beach Day
  • Dinner Cruise over Biscayne Bay
  • Key West Overnight Trip

New York City

  • Broadway Show or Comedy Club Evening
  • Yankees Game
  • Washington, DC Overnight Trip
  • Dinner Dance Cruise on the Hudson

San Francisco

  • Alcatraz Island Tour
  • Dinner on the town
  • Giants Baseball Game
  • Lake Tahoe Overnight Trip

Washington, DC

  • Improv Show
  • Dinner Dance Cruise
  • Nationals Baseball Game
  • New York City Overnight Trip