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Internships in New York: Global Career and Travel

Being known as The Big Apple, New York is home to some of the most advanced and diverse companies in the world. Expand your professional network and personal development, gain international work experience and access paid internships in NYC.

What are the Opportunities for Internships in New York

This concrete jungle is one of the world’s leading metropolises for international business, finance, and fashion. The city where great opportunities take shape, New York is the best place to expand your horizon on career prospects and connect with new people.

The city flaunts an exuberance of diverse cultures, from its companies to people. Explore the city’s wonders in landscape, learn about its enriching history, and thrive in the most happening city in the world. Find internships in New York with housing and other amenities, with the largest internship providers in the world.

Benefits of Our Internships in New York

Guaranteed Internship

Our program offers assured placement, backed by a money-back guarantee

Diverse Opportunities

Explore the wide range of opportunities offered by New York across every industry

Dedicated Career Coach

An assigned career coach to help you progress at every placement stage

Supportive Program Staff

We have a highly responsive team to make your internship experience smooth

Cultural and Social Exposure

There is plenty of scope for sights, cultural prospects and diversity in people

Networking and Making Connections

No better place than NYC to connect with professionals and people with similar interests

Who Fits NYC Internships

Graduates outside the US: Bring your career growth to the global level by gaining access to world-leading internships in New York City and across diverse opportunities.

International Students in the US: Get flexible and remote OPT/CPT internships in your specialized field to continue your professional journey in the US.

What We Offer for internships in New York

Making the American dream come true can be daunting, if not for specifically curated services that promise a smooth internship experience. Our services cover beyond ensuring a hasslefree internship program in NYC and makes accurate efforts to explore the city. Some of our services are confined to specific program choices. Head to the Fees, Inclusion and Duration section for New York to see which program package fits you best!

Internship & Dedicated Career Coach

Ensure a guaranteed New York internship programme along with job and interview readiness

Accommodation Assistance

Settle into a facility furnished with amenities and close proximity to public transport

J1 Visa Assistance

We’ll handle your J-1 visa sponsorship, right from fees, application process and appointments

Travel & Medical Insurance

Comprehensive insurance covering all health emergencies for your time in New York

24/7 Emergency Support

Our team is available round the clock to help and guide you with anything in times of emergency

Airport Pickup & Drop

From when you land to when you leave, get our extended support in airport transportation

Social and Cultural Immersion

Grab New York’s best cultural offering and get support in building your network

Industries for Internships in NYC

We’ve compiled a list of 2024 internships in NYC across diverse industries to help you make a calculated choice for your field of internship. Slide through all our industries, from marketing, business, and finance, to tech and data.

Marketing Internships

Marketing Internships

Marketing & PR InternshipsAccelerate your career with our award-winning paid marketing internshipsBuild Your Marketing CareerOur marketing internships help you kick-start your global careers by immersing you in an exciting and challenging internship from 6 weeks...

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Advertising internships

Advertising internships

ADVERTISING INTERNSHIPSAdvertising involves preparing and executing campaign strategies, media plans and advertising development and design. In our advertising internships, interns will have the opportunity to direct and work on account management,  advertising and...

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International Business Internships

International Business Internships

Kickstart your career with our award-winning paid international Business internships in 2024What are the Opportunities for Paid Business Internships Abroad?The world of business is fast-moving, rapidly updated, and increasingly challenging. Navigate a clear pathway...

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Data Analyst Internships

Data Analyst Internships

Data Analyst Internships Kick-start your career with our award-winning paid Data Analyst internships Build Your Data Analyst Career Our data analyst internships will help accelerate your career by immersing you in an exciting and challenging internship from 6 weeks up...

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IT & Computer Science Internships

IT & Computer Science Internships

IT & Computer Science Internships Accelerate your career with our award-winning paid computer science internshipsBuild Your IT & Computer Science Career Our IT & computer science internships offer hands-on experience and will help you enhance your knowledge and...

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Finance Internships

Finance Internships

Accelerate your career with our award-winning paid finance and accounting internships Build Your Finance CareerThe Finance industry is one of the most exciting, challenging, and competitive areas. Our finance internships will help you stand out from your peers and...

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Investment Banking Internships

Investment Banking Internships

Investment Banking Internships Accelerate your career with our award-winning paid Investment Banking internships Build Your Investment Banking Career Gain a competitive edge in the world of investment banking with our investment banking internships. Intern with global...

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Fashion Internships

Fashion Internships

Accelerate your career with our award-winning paid Fashion internships Build Your Fashion Career Our fashion internships help you kick-start your global careers by immersing you in an exciting and challenging internship from 6 weeks up to 6 months long.Learn about...

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NGOs & Non-Profits Internships

NGOs & Non-Profits Internships

NGOs & Non-Profits Internships Accelerate your career with our award-winning paid NGOs & Non-Profits internships Build Your NGOs & Non-Profits Career Our NGOs and non-profit internships are focused on those who are interested in learning about local and international...

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Logistics & Supply Chain Internships

Logistics & Supply Chain Internships

Logistics & Supply Chain Internships Kick-start your career with our award-winning paid Logistics & Supply Chain internships Build Your Logistics & Supply Chain Career Grow your knowledge about logistics & supply chain with our logistics & supply chain internship...

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Management Consulting Internships

Management Consulting Internships

Management Consulting Internships Unlock your potential with our award-winning paid Management Consulting internships Build Your Management Consulting Career Our management consulting internships provides interns with hands-on experience with firms involved in...

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Pre-medical Internships

Pre-medical Internships

Pre-medical Internships Gain relevant experience with our Pre-medical internships Build Your Pre-medical Career Our pre-medical internships offer hands-on experience and will help you enhance your knowledge and expertise.Get hands-on technical training by immersing...

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Architecture Internships

Architecture Internships

Architecture Internships Launch your career with our award-winning paid Architecture internships Build Your Architecture Career Our architecture internships will help you gain the relevant experience you need to unlock your potential and kick-start your career.Learn...

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Graphic Design Internships

Graphic Design Internships

Graphic Design Internships Kick-start your career with our award-winning paid Graphic Design internships Build Your Graphic Design Career Our graphic design internships will help you unlock your potential and accelerate your career by immersing you in an exciting and...

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Accounting Internships

Accounting Internships

Accelerate your career with our award-winning paid accounting internships Build Your Accounting CareerOur accounting internships give you the opportunity to intern with global companies while building an invaluable skill set. Accounting and audit internships entail...

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Engineering Internships

Engineering Internships

Engineering Internships Accelerate your career with our award-winning paid engineering internships Build Your Engineering CareerOur engineering internships help you kick-start your global careers by immersing you in an exciting and challenging internship from 6 weeks...

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PR Internships

PR Internships

PUBLIC RELATIONS (PR) INTERNSHIPSApply for PR internships abroad. Grow your communication, events planning, digital campaign management, leadership and press writing skills as a PR intern. Public Relations (PR) internships involve developing creating press releases,...

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Film Internships & Media Internships

Film Internships & Media Internships

FILM INTERNSHIPSOur Film Internships will provide an exciting opportunity for interns to enhance and learn a variety of film and media production skills with global film and production companies. Our Film Internships will provide experience with pre and...

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Placement Manager & Career Coach

A certified career coach within our team will help you navigate your internship programmes in NYC, to ensure undeterred focus and confidence from start to finish. We will guide you at each challenge, to move ahead without setbacks.

Secured Internship

A dedicated placement manager assures getting you one of the best NYC paid internships on time

Resume Editing

All internship efforts start from a good resume. We’re here to help you tweak it for better success

Personalized Advice

Get advice on your career compatibility and guidance on identifying your strengths

Weekly Consultation

Weekly calls to go over the progress, and revise placement strategy through coaching

Interview Preparation

Dedicated efforts to enhance your interview skills and approach interviews with confidence

Comprehensive Feedback

Get timely feedback to boost your personal and professional development

Job Readiness Training

Recommended training to help you equip yourself for the workplace

J1 Internship Visa Process

To qualify for internships in NYC, you will need a J1 Visa— An Exchange Visitor Visa, designed for New York internships.

J1 Visa Details and Timeline

  • J1 Visa or Exchange Visitor Visa is a non-immigrant visa for skilled labour that allows you to participate in internship jobs in New York and other traineeship programs within the US.
  • The entire process starting from placing your application, review from visa sponsor, formal submission and interview could take up to 12 weeks or more. Hence, it is advised to proceed with the visa process as soon as you commit to the program.

Eligibility Criteria for J1 Visa

  • Submit a full application, for an internship directly related your academic field of study and successfully pass our Zoom Interview
  • Currently enrolled full-time in a degree or a professional certification program in a college, university or other post-secondary academic institution of higher education outside the USA or have recently graduated from such an institution no more than 12 months before the program start date.
  • Completed at least one year of your degree program including academic coursework in your field, and have not recently completed a degree and/or optional training program (OPT) within the USA
  • Able to apply for a J-1 visa outside the USA. To do this, you must not have recently spent a significant amount of time in the USA on a visa or tourist waiver.

Application Process & Our Support

  • Submit a full application: Successfully pass our Zoom Interview and start the process of interning in your academic field of study.
  • Review and Sign Your DS-2019 Form: Submit your DS-2019 Form that checks your eligibility to intern in New York. Afterwards, we proceed your application with our visa sponsor, who ensures proofreading and makes it ready for processing.
  • Receive Your SEVIS ID: You get your SEVIS ID once you obtain approval from our visa sponsor. You’ll receive an email from our visa sponsor with your ID number and payment, both required to start your visa application.
  • Complete Online Application & Schedule Your Embassy Appointment: With your SEVIS ID, you will visit the Department of State’s Consular Electronic Application Center to fill in and submit the DS-160 Non-immigrant visa application. Once you’ve done this, you’ll schedule your interview at your local U.S. embassy or consulate.
  • Receive Your Visa & Get Ready To Intern in New York: Once you receive your visa, shortly you’ll receive an onboarding booklet from us that will cater to anything and everything you need to be ready to start interning in New York!

Accommodation in NYC

Finding internships in New York with housing can be challenging. The Big Apple is as expansive as it gets, and accommodation is sure to be a challenge. We have partnered with various housing agencies across New York to not just offer accommodation within the city, but also pre-vet to ensure that they pass exemplary standards in amenities and general safety. Our standard accommodation includes an ensuite bedroom, with communal spaces including a kitchen and other living spaces, where you have the opportunity to mingle with others. If you wish to have more privacy, we offer a paid upgrade to a studio room, furnished with a private bathroom and kitchen.

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Private Room

Bills included in the accommodation

Bills Included

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Private Bathroom

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24/7 On-site Security

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Close Transport Links

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Located within the City

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Wi-fi

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Shared Kitchen and Communal Space

Discover New York’s Diverse Culture

There is no question that New York is the epicenter of American culture and blend of other cultures from across the world. Our program enables you to experience New York’s diversity and sights ranging from the lush green Central Park to skyscrapers high as the Statue of Liberty. Many globally leading companies call New York as its home because of its global standards and this is a wonderful opportunity for you to grasp industry expertise through valuable work experience. We also make sure you have a memorable experience and meet like-minded people within NYC through networking events.

Fees, Inclusion & Duration of NYC Internships

Installment Plans

Split your program fee into 3-6 interest-free installments using Klarna or Paypal. Please note: Klarna and Paypal are currently only available to candidates from Europe, the US, and Australia.

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Application Process

  • Application & Interview: A £50 application fee (approximately $63) will redirect you to an interview with our recruitment team. If you are unsuccessful at this interview, we will return the application fee in full.
  • Secure your spot: Once your interview is successful, you will receive an offer from us and you will be required to pay your first half of the program deposit fee, £600 (approx. $758), to secure your spot.
  • Placement Matching: A Placement Manager will connect you with the best job opportunities, while our certified career coach helps you refine your CV and prepares you for interviews.
  • Get ready to explore!: After you accept your internship offer and pay the remaining program fees, our team will guide you through the process of securing a US visa, so you will be ready for your New York internship programme.

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New York Internships FAQ

Are internships paid in New York?

All our internships over 6 months in New York will be paid at least the national and state minimum wage. However, we cannot guarantee paid positions for any New York internship programme shorter than 6 months.

What kind of companies are available for internships in New York?

That would depend entirely on your internship preferences, your performance during the interview, and the duration you have applied for. Our standard selection of companies ranges from startups across various fields like technology, finance, etc and NGOs supporting various causes.

Once you successfully pass our Zoom interview, your resume will be presented to our partner firms that match your career aspirations and you will have the opportunity to speak with your future Supervisor and employer. If you are not satisfied with the company you have been provided with, we can provide you with additional company options for you to choose from.

How long does the process take for the New York program?

The procedure for internships in NYC takes about 4 months from you placing your deposit to arriving in New York. 

If we fail to place you in an internship within the time we proposed, we offer a money-back guarantee without question.

What are the eligibility criteria to qualify for an internship in New York?

Here are the basic eligibility requirements for the New York internship program:

  • You are a current university student or recently graduated in the last 12 months outside the USA.
  • Completed at least one year of degree program.
  • Eligible to apply for a J-1 visa outside the USA.
  • Able to display an average bank balance of £1500 in any of you or your family’s bank accounts for the last 90 days.

Is New York safe?

NYC is actually one of the safest cities in the US. As of 2020, New York was actually rated to be among the top 25 safest cities in the world ahead of Washington D.C., Dallas, Paris and Rome.

What nationalities are allowed intern in New York?

All nationalities are welcome to apply for our New York internship.

How do the program fee payments work?

If you have successfully passed our interview and have received an offer to join, you will need to pay a deposit of £600 to secure your spot. The deposit will be deducted from the total program fee. The remaining amount will be split into two payments. The first payment is due once you have accepted an internship offer. The final amount is due once you have received your J-1 visa.

How do I make a change to my internship in New York?

We know things don’t always go to plan, if for any reason you need to make changes to your paid internships in New York program, please contact us and we will do our level best to rearrange things for you. Please note: Amendment and cancellation fees may apply.

For assistance you can call our office on +44 0207 7180249 or alternatively email us at [email protected]

Can I change the company once I start my internship?

Unfortunately, that is not possible. As stated previously, your internship programs in NYC commences after a long procedure of applying for a J1 visa which demands tying your company details along with your application. This cannot be changed once you receive your visa and start your internship in New York.

Where can we find details about the optionals of internships in New York City?

Once you are successfully placed in one of the internships in New York City, you will receive a pre-departure booklet right before you reach New York. Full details about the optionals will be listed in this pre- departure pack.

What is the refund policy?

If Capital Placement fails to find you an internship that you are happy with, we will give you back your deposit since it is the only thing we would have taken. You can read more about the refund policy on our guarantee page.