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.
Interns in New York are perfectly situated to explore and enjoy all that the city has to offer, while being comfortable and safe. All program participants will have their own private bedroom which is equipped with WiFi, included utilities, 24/7 security, and on-site shared laundry facilities.
As a way to meet new people from around the world, we offer the option to room with another like-minded individual. Interns 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.
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
Keynote speaker series
Our internship program includes 12 months access to our interactive keynote speaker series featuring global business leaders. Our accomplished keynote speakers are well known for their extensive expertise and success across different career fields. These live online talks take place every two weeks and give you the chance to learn what it really takes to make it. You have the opportunity to ask live questions in the Q & A section of every talk.
The reason Fortune 500 companies invest large sums of money for an in-person keynote address from a global business leader to their staff is because their insights are first-class. Our previous speakers include well-known experts, CEOs, and Co-Founders. See our How it Works page for more information.
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.
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.