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Computer Science Internships in New York

Internships in computer science in NYC are a great way for students to find out what it’s like to work in an industry that’s always evolving, as they present opportunities for interns to share their own ideas and affect change in real time.

Tech industry employees account for almost 7% of New York’s overall workforce.

IBM has their headquarters in New York, as do over 200 AI companies, making this city the perfect place to complete an internship in computer science for anyone interested in technological innovation. 


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Our alumni have interned at 3,000+ organizations including:

Responsibilities at computer science internships in NYC may include:

  • Front and back end web development using Python, HTML, Java, C+, C++, CSS and SQL
  • Quality Assurance Testing
  • Automating manual processes to eliminate room for human error

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Typical roles for New York computer science internships

Here are a few examples of roles that our computer science interns in New York have taken on before:

  • Software Tester

    Software Testers are responsible for quality checking software during its development stage. Different programs require knowledge of different computer programming languages. As an intern, you will develop your programming skills while running the software and reporting any bugs to the Development Team Lead.

  • Web Developer

    Web development is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. In fact, the demand for Web Developers is set to increase by 13% over the next ten years. Interns gain experience writing and testing code in multiple languages (e.g., JavaScript, HTML, etc.), building and scaling websites, and creating a seamless user experience (UX). These skills will make you stand out when applying for full-time professional roles.

  • Systems Analyst

    Analytical thinking and effective problem solving skills are key to a successful career in the field of computer science. Systems analyst interns are frequently asked to gather user feedback on programs and forward it onto the team leader. You may also be given the opportunity to share your own ideas on how you think you could improve the UX. 

  • AI Engineer

    Artificial Intelligence makes up part of the world’s fastest growing industry. Currently, it is worth just under $100bn, but that figure is expected to reach almost $1000bn by 2028. Securing an AI Engineer internship is a great way to get a piece of the action. Previous interns in this field have carried out in-depth research into new trends, contributed to program development forums, and learned how to implement AI agents and Machine Learning prototypes.

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The computer science industry

If you have strong maths, computer, and problem solving skills, plus you work in a highly systematic and organized way, it’s worth you considering a career in computer science. Analytical ability, plus a love of data, will really help you succeed in this field.


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Learn more about our computer science internships in New York

The USA is considered one of the top destinations for those looking for the professional experience of a computer science internship. Interns are selected to join top-tier organizations, and our program includes everything needed to thrive. Learn more about our USA internship program here.


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