Students will be encouraged [and expected] to experience the city beyond internship and classroom responsibilities. Occasional organized activities such as neighborhood bike tours and group excursions will be arranged by program staff. New York City is filled with free events throughout the summer season in all five boroughs.
For more information, students can consult the following links:
Students are responsible for all food and transportation costs. Students will be responsible for arranging their own housing and many use NYU’s housing. The NYU Summer housing application is typically available in late February and they recommend that students sign up for the Summer Interest Form, which can be found here, in order to be kept updated on informational events and the application process. There are a number of other organizations that cater to summer interns in New York city and you can find properties located throughout Manhattan and nearby Brooklyn, none of which are more than a direct, thirty-five minute subway ride away from the Program’s base at the Manhattan Marymount. The Study Away office can provide additional information to interested students. Students may also opt to secure their own housing or commute into New York City from nearby locales.
Visits and Excursions
Throughout the New York program, students will be able to explore New York City through several different field trips introducing them to the city and culture that surrounds them. Past trips have included:
Students will also have the opportunity to bike between Manhattan and Brooklyn, attend a sporting event and enjoy a special farewell meal.
To find more events occurring throughout your stay in New York City, visit the public calendar here.
Student Reflections and Initiatives
Check out NYC Summer ’12 student Audrey’s video on the Drumming Circle in Prospect Park below.
Visit Koreatown through the eyes of NYC Summer ’12 student Michael below.