Information for term Summer Global Internship
Application deadline, and cost information.
Application DeadlineFebruary 15, 2020
Program Deadlines and Pricing Info
- Deadline: February 15, 2020
- Dates: Jun 14 – Aug 8, 2020 (8 weeks)
- Credit: 6 semester hours / 9 quarter hours
- Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA
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CIEE Global Internship programs are built just for you! All of our locations offer a wide range of internship opportunities across a diverse set of industries. When you apply, we work directly with you to find an internship that suits your unique needs and professional goals. Learn more about our personalized placement process.
Make America’s most cosmopolitan city your destination this summer, and pave the way for an exciting future with a professional internship. Whether you’re all about finance or fashion, communications or commerce, New York is the ultimate place to gain experience and insight that will set you up for success through college and beyond.
Work in an international hub
of business, fashion, finance, politics, startup-up culture, and more
Learn from one of the most ethnically diverse metropolises in the world
where 36% of residents were born outside of the U.S. and over 200 languages are spoken
Live in the global heart of arts, entertainment, and culture
close to Broadway, Central Park, and the 4th largest art museum in the world – The MET
languages spoken in New York City800
colleges and universities120+
square feet of office space in Manhattan500M
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You can find just about anything you’re looking for in New York City, from Fortune 500 companies to world-class advertising agencies, and premier theatre productions to show-stopping sports. New Yorkers – a strikingly diverse bunch – are known to live at a blazing pace. Small wonder, considering the city is a global leader for finance, world trade, tourism, media, arts, retail, and so much more.
EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES
- Experience highlights like a Broadway show, a tantalizing food tour, or a Yankees or Mets ball game.
- Get to know the city with a subway scavenger hunt.
- Explore iconic sites like Times Square and the City Museum of New York.
- Give back and connect with New Yorkers by volunteering.
- Learn in vibrant West Chelsea, known for art galleries, entertainment, and the fabulous High Line elevated public space.
- Take advantage of resume help and interviewing skills based on local business culture
- Explore the professional working world of New York through organizational site visits, industry networking events, and guest lectures
- Participate in workshops that will help you make the most of your internship
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Students live in dorms or apartment-style accommodations, sharing double or triple rooms. Each apartment has a kitchen, laundry, and Internet access, and is close to public transportation.
While meals are not included in your program fee, New York City is the place for foodies and friends from around the world. With bustling public food halls and small local bakeries, New York has a taste for everyone.
New York, United States
Where You'll Study
CENTRE FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION
In West Chelsea near the popular High Line walkway/public space.
Students commute from housing to internships and most program activities via public transportation.
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What you need to knowThe program details
As a global intern in New York, you’ll work in a non-paying position within a wide range of opportunities across a diverse set of innovative industries. Co-curricular excursions and cultural activities in and around New York complement your coursework and immerse you in the history and culture of the city.
This 8-week program includes a full-time internship and an integrated academic seminar.
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Students need to have a GPA of at least 2.5.
Rising sophomore standing and above required at time of participation.
Additional visa restrictions may apply and CIEE will advise students as part of the early application process. International students traveling to the USA on a J-1 Intern Visa* are encouraged to apply early to the program, prior to the application deadline, to allow for ample visa processing time.
*International students traveling to the USA for the Global Internship Program must be eligible for a J-1 Intern Visa. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a degree program or recently graduated within 12 months of the program start date. International students currently matriculated at a US institution of higher education should consult with their home institution about activating CPT or OPT on their F-1 Student Visa.
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Total credit: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits
Internship: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits; 30 integrated academic seminar hours, 200-240 internship placement hours
Language of Instruction
Students participate in an academic seminar taught in an online learning environment alongside the eight-week, full-time internship and weekly co-curricular workshops, site visits, and lectures. Participation in the integrated academic seminar and co-curriculars is mandatory for all participants.
Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.
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Scholarships & Grants
CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.
Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:
- Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
- Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
- CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant
- MSI Grant
To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.See more scholarship info
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Dates & Fees
You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.
YOUR FEE INCLUDES:
- Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
- Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
- Orientation – an introduction to your program and the city, plus practical information about living in New York
- Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
- Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
- Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
- 24/7 emergency on-site support
To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.
Fees & Housing
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CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.
Participation Confirmation = $300 *
Educational Costs = $3,340
Housing = $2,710 **Total Fees = $6,350
Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.
Meals not included in program fee = $700
Local Transportation = $350
Books & Supplies = $50
Visa Fees = $1,000 †
Personal expenses = $350
Other = $250 ††Total Estimated Costs = $2,700
CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.
This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.
Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.
** Does not include a meal plan
† International students participating in this CIEE program who are not currently enrolled at a US university will be charged this fee for all services, including insurance, related to the J1 intern visa.
†† Airfare from U.S. East Coast
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CONTACT YOUR MAJOR ADVISOR AND CAMPUS CAREER SERVICES DEPARTMENT
Depending on your school, the process to approve your internship may vary. Contact your major advisor and campus career services department to confirm you're on track to meet all the required steps to intern in New York City.
Send us an email if you still have questions or need information about applying to this program.