NEW YORK CITY
New York is a cultural mecca at the intersection of art and design, advertising, fashion, film and performing arts. This city has a unique brand of hustle - it is for creatives who are go-getters, dreamers and makers.
An internship in New York is the experience of a lifetime. This city is home to a creative and unrivaled brand of hustle. With a vibrant creative community, collaborations and new projects are in constant supply. From main stage cultural events to underground movements, hidden galleries and basement jazz clubs, New York offers it all to those who have the drive and ambition to lean into the challenge.
Launch your career in the city of hustlers.
JOIN THE ABI NETWORK
Attend events and connect with creatives to build your professional community.
Our custom city guides will keep you in the know and in the front row.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY (oral & written)
Must be an enrolled student or a recent graduate (less than 12 months)
Applicants must be 18 and over
A minimum GPA of 2.5 or equivalent is required
THE PROGRAM FEE IS US$2950* USD AND INCLUDES:
*For US students OR International Students on an F1 visa, please click here for more information about our Local Program fee.
An internship tailored to your career goals
Company interview guidelines
Mock company interviews with our advisors
Workplace and internship orientation
Pre-internship training: business etiquette and main skills sought after by employers
1 INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT
Career development workshops
Résumé/CV coaching and review session
Portfolio review and/or Industry professional coaching session
Soft skill training: networking, online brand and elevator pitch
2 PERSONALIZED COACHING
Travel and health insurance arrangements
Optional housing arrangements
ABI pre-trip information package
Optional airport pick-up
Orientation upon arrival
On-site support during your stay
ABI City Guide to the local creative scene
3 TRAVEL SUPPORT
ABI Networking App for our international network of participants and alumni
Access to career resources, networking events and monthly job lists
Webinars with industry professionals
ABI curated events including gallery tours, shows and gathering
ABI Guide on the local creative scene
4 THE NETWORK
*$2950 USD program fee is for internships up to 3 months. Internships longer than 3 months require an additional fee of $300 USD per month. This additional fee helps us to continue to curate events and offer on-site support during your stay.
NEW YORK EXPENSES (ADDITIONAL):
J1 INTERNSHIP VISA
2 to 3 months: $1295 USD
3 to 6 months: $1495 USD
($220 SEVIS fee included. The US Consulate Fee of $160 USD is not included. Click here to view a detailed visa cost breakdown from our visa partner Cultural Vistas)
Option of a private room within a shared apartment, private studio or 1-bedroom apartment. Housing costs in New York typically start from $1200 USD per month and are dependent upon location and size preferences.
Health and Travel Insurance is $65 USD per month.
AIRPORT PICK UP (OPTIONAL)
Airport pick up for $65 USD from JFK or LGA airports.
ABI will award selected Ambassador Scholarship of $1000 USD as well as Inclusive Scholarships of $250 USD. Read more on our scholarship page!
If you have any questions about the program fee and expenses, please contact us at or schedule a call with us here.