International Internships in New York with The Intern Group

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*Please note: as we offer international programs, our USA internships are not available to US Citizens. We encourage you to look at our other destinations (Europe, Canada, Asia, Australia or Latin America).*

We offer successful applicants the chance to gain invaluable work experience in one of the cultural and financial capitals of the world, New York City. During your internship abroad, you will gain hands-on professional experience and build a network for your future career. Your internship in New York will make you stand out from your peers.

Partnering with a range of companies, organizations and NGOs, our program will boost your professional development. We offer programs for people of all backgrounds and experience levels. Current student or recent graduate? Take this chance to gain experience that will make your resume stand out. Not sure what you want to study yet? Take a gap year to test-drive your career. Professional in transition? Gain experience in your new field.

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Reviews

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based on 20 reviews
  • Growth 9.3
  • Support 9.6
  • Fun 9.2
  • Housing 9.4
  • Safety 9.8
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Eyal
10/10

Best Program!!!

I just completed a 6 month internship in New York through the Intern Group and I couldn’t be happier with my experience. From the beginning everything was very organized and the application process was easy going. The staff is really great. Every question or concern gets answered in no time. Once in New York, the staff takes very good care of you and all the other Interns. They make you feel like home. The accommodation is very nice. Everyone gets a room with a private bathroom and even a little kitchen! Working in New York is amazing. The city is absolutely one of the best places to work and live. My host company was a real estate brokerage, which was great since I want to get into that field. The coworkers were all super friendly and I learnt a lot from them. Getting a first hand insight into american lifestyle and work ethics is one of the major take aways from this internship. On top of the amazing time I had here, I got offered a job at my host company. Of course I accepted and I can’t wait to get my career started in this amazing city. I recommend this program to anyone who wants an amazing experience abroad. I would give more than 10 stars if i could :)

Yes, I recommend this program
Jen
10/10

Career shifting

The intern group cater for everyone and that’s what makes them fantastic. It’s invlusive of age , study, country and skill level. This program is not just for students but for those needing to gain experience in a different field or shifting their career field focus. They can assist you with the hurdles that older graduates may face. Their support is ongoing and fantastic . They genuinely care about each intern and you really do become a family unit. I would say pack a little extra money to get you set up in your unit with some cooking supplies and bedding etc. always buy the monthly subway tickets too!

Yes, I recommend this program
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Aakash
10/10

Internship in New York

I had a great internship experience in New York. The staff were all very supportive from my first interview to being out here in New York. Furthermore staff always stayed in contact with us during the internship to make sure we were ok. The accommodation was good and the other interns were all so friendly and we had regular fun nights out. The staff who did the tours were all so nice and welcoming. The company I interned in was very good and always made me work on new projects and I got to learn a lot. I would defiantly recommend this program to future participants it is a life changing experience.

How can this program be improved?
Have a introduction dinner on the first night people arrive as it is a great way to meet everyone.
Yes, I recommend this program
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Maira
10/10

Amazing experience in NYC

I had a wonderful time during the 6 months program. This experience exceeds my expectations. The accommodation was very well located and I always felt safe. Brian, Satya and Paola were very helpful and available at any time. Nicholas was very helpful during the whole process and gave me all the support I needed. The Intern Group found a great company for my internship which allowed me to grow professionally. I was very satisfied! I met new people who most of them will become friends for a life time. Regarding me it is the best program ever! Thank you the Intern Group! You are doing a great job!

How can this program be improved?
A few interns stay alone during Thanksgiving and holidays season so it could be great to organize something for them.
Yes, I recommend this program
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Dannielle
10/10

Best Internship Ever!!

I interned in New York City for 8 weeks through the Intern Group. Throughout the whole process from applying to interviewing with companies and even getting my visa there was always someone there to talk to each step of the way. I felt so supported and it made the process so much easier for me. Once I arrived in New York the experience coordinators were all so happy and friendly. They went out of their way to make sure everyone felt comfortable and included. The activities that were included were so much fun and allowed everyone to make friends easily and quickly. The company that I ended up interning for was awesome and it was so reassuring on my first day to know that it was all legit and real as it had all gone though the Intern Group! For anyone contemplating doing an internship abroad I could not recommend the Intern Group enough they are all so professional and make the whole experience that much more amazing!!

How can this program be improved?
I wouldn’t have had it any other way, it was amazing!!
Yes, I recommend this program
Sarah
10/10

TIGNY

This internship has brought me experience and friends like I could have never imagined. I'd recommend it to anyone who wants to explore a new culture and learn things at the same time. You also get to do all the touristy things but with an inside look at it thanks to the people working for the group! They give you amazing tips on where to eat/shop/go if you are on a budget or not.
You work most of the week so don't forget to make the most out of your free time because when it is time to leave you will feel like you arrived yesterday.

Yes, I recommend this program
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Raashi
10/10

Best team!

The Intern Group Team was so lovely and welcoming. They made every effort to get to know each and every intern and make you feel comfortable in a new environment. The professional development workshops were also very valuable along with the internships. For future participants, start the process early to avoid stresses with visa applications. The internship has really helped me figure out what direction I want to take my career in and has given me great experience which I look forward to taking to my next applications and job.

Yes, I recommend this program
Adele
10/10

Great team, great city

I completed a 10 week fashion/business internship in New York. I stayed at the 92Y accommodation and loved meeting the other people staying in the building both inside and outside of the intern group, who I am now great friends with! We also got free gym and pool access, free open wifi and weekly house keeping.
My workplace had a casual and friendly atmosphere which I settled into quickly, and by the end I felt like a valued memeber of the team. The company was prepared for an intern, had plenty of tasks for me to complete and provided a great ‘on the job’ learning experience.
During the weekends I attended social events held by the intern group; which was a great way to meet the interns staying at the other accomodation, see and learn about the city, and get into events for free!
I don’t think you could find more friendly, knowledgeable and welcoming people for the experience team! They were always available to contact any time, day or night, if there was a problem.

How can this program be improved?
More time to get the visa in the application process - I needed to fly to another state to get to a consulate and the whole thing felt like I had no time!
Car service driver (from the airport) couldn’t ‘find’ me for an hour, even though I had called their company and stayed sat stayed in an easy to recognise place, he also had the flu.
I loved the rest of my experience!
Yes, I recommend this program
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Yvanna
10/10

Experience of a Lifetime

Like many others, when approaching the Intern Group I was skeptical of their legitimacy. Their approval process seemed suspiciously easy and the upfront payment prior to placement was questionable. Now, after almost completing my internship, I can happily say that those worries are unjustified and unnecessary. The experience I have had on my New York internship has been life changing. The company I work for has been fantastic (and I am even staying on with them in a full time position), the social network you build is unlike any other and the experience coordinators ensure an exceptional time abroad. The accomodation we were provided wasn't lavish, but in terms of amenities and convenience it ticked all the boxes. Plus, all of the other interns stay in the same building so you will rarely find a lonely night where you're not eating dinner, opening a bottle of wine or binging Netflix together. I'd also like to mention that even though TIG seems to have a high acceptance rate, I haven't met a single intern that I don't believe belongs here. They are all intelligent, educated individuals with abundant people skills. Also a special shoutout to Brian, Satya and Paola, the experience coordinators who genuinely love their jobs and make it their mission to make sure we are all having the time of our lives. Overall, I can't recommend TIG enough, I wish I could relive this experience all over again. Whilst I understand some people might have different experiences in terms of their selected company or living quarters, the negative reviews are the outliers to an otherwise well oiled machine.

Yes, I recommend this program
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Julia
10/10

An Exception to the Rule

I have long lived by the philosophy that if something seems too good to be true, then it probably is. When I stumbled upon The Intern Group website in February 2017 this was my initial gut feeling. Despite this, I soon found myself interviewing for the New York program and accepted for a Marketing position very soon after.

Skip to now… as it turns out, something this good can be true! The Intern Group- New York Program not only delivered on the promise of a high quality professional experience, personal growth/development and cultural emersion – it surpassed all my expectations.

I have just completed an eight-week internship at an industry changing tech start-up based on Wall Street. During this time, I worked in the Business Development (Brand Partnership) team where I engaged with hundreds of brands, assisted the in-house creative and production team with media assets and occasionally pitched to investors. I have never worked in a company where I have felt so included, valued and motivated. I credit The Intern Group with connecting me with such a brilliant company that aligns so closely with my interests, personality and goals.

The Intern Group organises a vast range of weekend activities and monthly personal development sessions. They are always super fun and very worthwhile as they allow you to interact with other Interns and share experiences with each other.

This Internship has allowed me to form lifelong connections, solidified my passion for my field of study and given me some of the best memories of my life. I absolutely recommend The Intern Group- New York Program. You’ll have an awesome time.

How can this program be improved?
The only thing I would suggest is to ensure all information prior to the program start date is up to date to avoid confusion. Also, maybe explain a bit better what the function/purpose of CENET is and be more forthcoming with the additional fees involved.
Yes, I recommend this program
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Lauren
10/10

Intern NY

The Intern Group program was an absolutely unforgettable experience. I've met so many great people and learned so much. I feel the program has helped me understand a lot about where I'm headed in life, both professionally and personally, and has given me the experience and confidence necessary to face any other challenges life sends my way. This is definitely an experience I will remember for life, and I highly recommend it to anyone looking to intern in the Big Apple.

Yes, I recommend this program
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M
10/10

Amazing experience

Great esperience overall, very good programme and very well organised. A lot of extra activities planned as well .
The internship was very good, I learned a lot and definitely useful for my future career. It gave me to opportunity to experience what it is like to work in a business and to be part of a real team.

During my time in NYC I also felt very safe as there was always talk to someone to talk to if I needed anything of if I had any concerns at all. The experience cordinator was very helpful in answering any questions we might have and showing us around the city!!
Some of the organised activities were really cool and so much fun.

I would definitely raccomand it, as it's a good way to gain some very helpful work experience and have some fun exploring a new city!

Yes, I recommend this program
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Rosie
10/10

Rosie's take on NYC

My internship in New York City has been the experience of a lifetime. It has been the most rewarding and exciting 2 months, and I am so upset to be leaving! I couldn't have done an internship abroad without the help and support of The Intern Group; it was so handy not having to worry about finding accommodation or my own placement at a company. The housing location was amazing, situated in the Upper East Side so close to Central Park. While I had some issues with the accommodation itself (it's a bit outdated, I had to pack up and move rooms halfway through, and the shared bathrooms leave something to be desired!) it was an excellent location and very safe. Having other interns from the same program in the same building was great for socialising and making friends, and there is definitely a sense of community among the interns. Our experience coordinator, Brian, makes sure everyone gets to know each other, and we often organise social events in the evenings and on weekends, as well as the tours organised by Brian as part of the program.
My internship itself has been an incredible experience. I was given responsibilities and the lead on important tasks, and felt I made an impact at my company. It was satisfying and rewarding to be working in a company where I was appreciated and constantly learning. The team I work with are amazing, so I am very grateful to The Intern Group for introducing me to the people that I now call friends, and can use as professional contacts moving forward in my career.
Overall, my experience in New York City has been amazing. Unfortunately, due to visa issues, I was unable to intern for my full 8 weeks, completing 7 instead. If I could do it over I would stay even longer. But I have been assured the visa issues many of us faced in getting into the US have now been solved.
I recommend interning in this city to everyone I speak to, and The Intern Group dealt with all the nitty gritty bits of planning a long stay abroad that I didn't trust myself to do well!

How can this program be improved?
As I said, most of my issues with the program stemmed with visa sponsorship issues and the company The Intern Group used - which are now being solved. The accommodation isn't flashy but it does the job, however it could be better organised as many of us had to move rooms mid-stay. While my internship was great, it would be good to have the chance to interview with a few different companies before you decide which one is right for you.
Yes, I recommend this program
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Charlotte
10/10

The Intern Group

I adored my internship in New York. My 6 weeks there felt like a film. I interned with a judge in Manhattan family court, which was an opportunity I couldn't have found without the help of the Intern Group. Generally during the day I responded to emails, worked with the Judge's court attorney and observed cases in the court room with the Judge. These cases covered a variety of issues, from special victim unit cases to juvenile delinquency. I found this fascinating, and it has really benefited my understanding of family law and how the American legal system works. I also got to travel around the city to various courthouses, including Queen's and the Bronx. I wouldn't have been able to find or complete this internship without the help of The Intern Group and for that I am very helpful.

If completed overseas internships before with similar companies and definitely felt that the Intern Group was very well organised, safe and efficient. In New York they had a fantastic experience coordinator called Brian who instantly brought everyone together and made you feel like you part of the family. I also liked that he arranged weekend activities and things to do, which really helped getting to know the other interns and made my New York experience very enjoyable.

Overall I loved my time in New York and am happy that I used the Intern Group this summer. If you're thinking of applying to them my advice would be to go for it! :)

How can this program be improved?
Get a new visa company!
Yes, I recommend this program
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Effy
10/10

Intern New York is the best

My experience in 6 weeks program with intern new york was amazing. Our housing was at 92Y located on upper east side Manhattan which was very convenient for me. I love how all the interns live next door so we get to chat or cook together all the time and that made us eventually become so much closer with each other.
I also think the events on every weekend hold by our experience coordinator Brian was great as well. Because all the interns are new to the city and we are all in a certain limited time to live here. There are events going on every weekend defiantly made me know the city better especially the time when I just arrived, I had no idea where to go or what to do. We did museum tour, food tour, boat tour, 9/11 area, and eventually all the events we did made me knew the city better. It was fun as well to go with a group.
Also attending all the professional training events were beneficial to me as well. It is nice to have professionals hold events for us as young professionals and give advice about resume or interviews for our future career.

How can this program be improved?
I wish I could have more chance to do some different interviews with multiple companies before arriving to New York.
Yes, I recommend this program

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