Internships in New York

Internships in New York are ideal for those eager to gain competitive professional experience in one of the world’s most powerful cities. We partner with international companies to offer internships in NYC across a vast range of career fields, preparing you with the experience and connections to succeed as a professional in commerce, finance, fashion, art, technology, and more.

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International internships in New York

Overview

Our internships in New York provide you with opportunity to realise your potential in a global economic and cultural powerhouse. Many of the most successful companies in the world have set up their headquarters in NYC, confirming its strategic importance and top position on the world stage.

Home to Wall Street and two global stock exchanges, it's no wonder that so many individuals seek a business or finance internship in New York. If your passions are in the creative industries, New York’s culture will allow you to experience an elite fashion scene along with top-notch theater and other arts. It is also an international hub for social media and business, making marketing internships in New York a popular choice.

People come from around the world to experience New York’s magic, from Brooklyn to the Bronx. New York internships give you the opportunity to experience life as a New Yorker, visiting Park Avenue, 5th Avenue, Central Park, and the Empire State Building. The hustle and bustle of the city is complemented by the sounds of street musicians and slam poetry with a skyline containing some of the most impressive and inspiring skyscrapers in the world. This is where cultures from all corners of the world meet to produce art and create ideas that transcend generations. Completing an internship in New York is sure to advance your professional and personal growth.

 

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Community & Events

When it comes to making connections, there's no place like New York, which is one of the most international and diverse cities in the world, and is home to top talent in every industry. An internship in NYC will allow you to make not only professional connections but also lifelong friends, and you will have the chance to find mentorship and inspiration through the people you meet. The chance to learn about other cultures, languages and customs is truly invaluable, as is having a close group of friends with whom to experience this international adventure! In addition to an internship in your career field, our NYC internship program provides an entire professional and social experience.

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Accommodation

Private bedroom

As an intern in New York, you will be living in private apartment-style accommodation in the extremely vibrant area of Upper Manhattan. As part of the accommodation package, you will be provided with a private bedroom, a fully equipped kitchen, and greater communal lounge areas.  The accommodation includes WiFi, included utilities, 24/7 security, and on-site shared laundry facilities. The accommodation is perfectly situated with access to buses and the subway within a short-walking distance, allowing you to enjoy all that the city has to offer, while being comfortable and safe.

 

Shared bedroom

As a way to meet new people from around the world, we offer the option to room with another like-minded individual. You will share an ensuite bathroom, kitchenette, and wardrobe with one other intern or student. This shared accommodation option is also equipped with WiFi, basic linens, included utilities, an on-site laundry facility, and 24/7 security.

Due to limited availability, we are unable to guarantee shared room housing in New York. Rooms are assigned based upon program durations and availability which means we are not able to fulfill every request for shared housing. By selecting the shared housing option you will be placed on a waiting list. If no shared housing is available for your program dates, you will be placed in a private room and the full program pricing will be charged.

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Visa Information

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General Eligibility

  • You must be at least 18 years old.
  • You must hold a passport with at least 6 months validity after the intended end date of the internship.
  • You must be either:
    • Currently studying at a degree-granting post-secondary academic institution outside USA; or
    • Have graduated from a degree-granting post-secondary academic institution outside USA no more than 12 months prior to the internship; or
    • Has a degree from a post-secondary academic institution outside of USA and at least 1 year of relevant work experience outside USA; or
    • Has at least 5 years of relevant work experience outside USA.
  • Your online or part time degrees are ineligible.
  • Your internship must be relevant to your degree or full time employment.
  • You must maintain sufficient financial standing (at least USD 1500, or equivalent, per every month of your intended stay in US) at the time of application
  • You must demonstrate sufficient return evidence that you will not overstay in USA after the internship.
  • US nationals, US Green Card holders, and F1 visa holders are exempted for a visa.
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Visa Rules

  • The procedure is to first secure a sponsorship (from an authorized US visa sponsor), then a visa (from the US Embassy). The process takes at least 6 weeks.
  • Visa cost is estimated between USD 1200 – 2500, subject to your program duration and other factors. The Intern Group’s program fee does not cover the government cost and other associated expenses regarding this visa application.
  • The visa is valid for 30 days and lasts the same as your program duration, upon arrival.
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Visa Type

  • J1 (Intern)
  • J1 (Trainee)

Immigration regulations are constantly changing so please be advised that the above information may differ anytime.

 

 

Career Advancement Training

Interns benefit from career advancement tools before, during, and following their internship program. These tools enable you to successfully prepare for your internship before you start, make the most of your experience while you’re there, and successfully sell your experience in interviews to future employers.

You will be asked to take a pre-program DDI International workplace personality and skills assessment and will be given access to a library of training materials designed to help you succeed. These materials include tips and advice on interview techniques, adapting to international working environments, making a lasting impression in the workplace, and building your personal brand.

During your internship, training is delivered through a combination of videos, podcasts, articles, quizzes, and projects and you will receive a LinkedIn badge upon completion. Subjects include critical thinking, oral/written communication, teamwork, digital technology, leadership, professionalism, career management, and global/intellectual fluency.

You will also be granted access to our CV improvement tool, helping you to effectively communicate your achievements and skills to future employers program.

 

Alumni success coaching

We partner with experienced career coaches to provide participants with a personalized, one hour career coaching session upon completing the program. Participants choose from our portfolio of experts who they would like to guide them through their next steps after their international internship. These are just a few of the topics covered:

  • Selling your international internship experience
  • Building a stand-out CV/resume
  • LinkedIn branding
  • Salary negotiations
  • Landing your dream job
  • Strategies for interviewing

 

Exclusive Workshop Series

Participants will have the opportunity to elevate their professional skills by receiving access to tailor-made Workshop Series that are exclusive to program participants, including interview practice sessions with worldwide peers, CV review workshops, Linkedin workshops, and more!

Participants will also receive invitations to Keynote Speaker events featuring industry experts through panel discussions and knowledge-sharing sessions where participants can also ask live Q&A sessions, giving them the opportunity to enhance their skills and network with the best in the business!

24/7 Support

Our on-the-ground New York Team team offers 24/7 support with local expertise, from start to finish. They are incredibly proud of the city’s life & culture and they want to show you why! They will organize your airport pick-up when you arrive and provide a thorough welcome orientation to help you settle into the city. Our New York team is available throughout your internship program should you have any questions or queries.

We also partner with Talkspace to provide all our participants with fully anonymous access to a licensed online therapist for up to 3 months. This ensures you’ll always have someone to talk to when adjusting to life in your new city.

Fees & Start Dates

The cost of the program is fixed in US Dollars (USD).

Please note that the below fees do not include visa costs, flights, insurance or daily food & drink. See our pricing page for more information and to find out about available discounts.

Currency
8 Weeks
Shared Room
$£¥฿HK$AU$ 8000
Private Room
$£¥฿HK$AU$ 10100
Shared Room
(June & July)

$£¥฿HK$AU$ 8300
Private Room
(June & July)

$£¥฿HK$AU$ 10700
Without Accommodation
$£¥฿HK$AU$ 4290
10 Weeks
Shared Room
$£¥฿HK$AU$ 9000
Private Room
$£¥฿HK$AU$ 11900
Shared Room
(June & July)

$£¥฿HK$AU$ 10000
Private Room
(June & July)

$£¥฿HK$AU$ 12800
Without Accommodation
$£¥฿HK$AU$ 4290
12 Weeks
Shared Room
$£¥฿HK$AU$ 10000
Private Room
$£¥฿HK$AU$ 13600
Shared Room
(June & July)

$£¥฿HK$AU$ 11500
Private Room
(June & July)

$£¥฿HK$AU$ 14800
Without Accommodation
$£¥฿HK$AU$ 4990
16 Weeks
Shared Room
$£¥฿HK$AU$ 12600
Private Room
$£¥฿HK$AU$ 17400
Shared Room
(June & July)

$£¥฿HK$AU$ 14600
Private Room
(June & July)

$£¥฿HK$AU$ 19100
Without Accommodation
$£¥฿HK$AU$ 4990
20 Weeks
Shared Room
$£¥฿HK$AU$ 15200
Private Room
$£¥฿HK$AU$ 20800
Shared Room
(June & July)

$£¥฿HK$AU$ 17300
Private Room
(June & July)

$£¥฿HK$AU$ 23000
Without Accommodation
$£¥฿HK$AU$ 4990
24 Weeks
Shared Room
$£¥฿HK$AU$ 17200
Private Room
$£¥฿HK$AU$ 23900
Shared Room
(June & July)

$£¥฿HK$AU$ 19700
Private Room
(June & July)

$£¥฿HK$AU$ 26600
Without Accommodation
$£¥฿HK$AU$ 4990

Start dates

Programs are available all-year-round on a rolling admission schedule. The following start dates are available for your selected destination:

2024
2025
  • Jan 13th
  • Feb 3rd
  • March 2nd
  • Apr 6th
  • May 4th
  • June 1st
  • June 15th
  • June 29th
  • July 13th
  • Aug 3rd
  • Sept 7th
  • Oct 5th
  • Nov 2nd
  • Dec 7th
  • Jan 11th
  • Feb 1st
  • Mar 1st
  • Apr 5th
  • May 3rd
  • June 7th
  • June 21st
  • July 5th
  • Aug 2nd
  • Sept 6th
  • Oct 4th
  • Nov 1st
  • Dec 6th

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