Arcadia University Announces Edinburgh Internship Program

By Purnell T. Cropper | May 23, 2014

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce the Arcadia Edinburgh Internship program in academic partnership with Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland.

As a dynamic experiential learning opportunity, this 14-credit semester program combines professional work experience with strong academic courses from one of the largest universities in Scotland. The GPA requirement is 2.75 or better on a 4.0 scale.

The placement brings U.S. students into the heart of Scottish industry and identity. Sector examples include creative arts, sports, luxury goods, tourism, cultural or historical sites, and charities.

In addition to this internship course, students will take two courses from a wide range available at Edinburgh Napier University, which has three faculties: Business School; Engineering, Computing & Creative Industries; Health, Life & Social Sciences.

Edinburgh Napier University is one of the most innovative universities in the UK, focused on offering industry informed courses to equip students for success in a global job market. Its courses balance theory and practice with the view to increasing the employability of its students. A truly international institution, 31% of its students are from overseas and it has academic partnerships with key institutions such as Arcadia University across the world.

Ms. Lorna Stern, Vice President, Arcadia University and Executive Director, The College of Global Studies commented: “This program offers a unique blend of the experiential and the academic; where students can learn in myriad ways with the support of both Arcadia staff at the Edinburgh Center and our academic partners at Edinburgh Napier University.”

A full range of co-curricular learning opportunities and student services support will be available for students through the Arcadia Edinburgh Center. The deadline for applications for Spring 2015 is October 1.

For more information please visit: or contact Anna West, internship program manager, at