New York is a cultural mecca at the intersection of art, design, advertising, fashion, film and theater.
This city has a unique brand of hustle - for creatives who are go-getters, dreamers and makers.
THE PROGRAM INCLUDES
GUARANTEED INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT
Company interview guidelines and mock interviews
Workplace and internship orientation
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
ABI CREATIVE NETWORK
Gain access to our member-only networking platform. Connect with current and past participants of the program
Meet our network during in-person events and webinars
Visa application processing*
Travel and health insurance*
On-site support during your stay
*Additional expenses from the program fee
TUITION & SCHOLARSHIPS
Choice of payment options as follow:
PAY IN 30:
> 25% deposit
> Remaining balance after 30 days
> 25% deposit
> 3 monthly installments*
*Incurs additional 5.8% service fee
ArtBound Initiative provides scholarships up to $1000 USD for outstanding applicants. Visit our scholarship page for more info.
1. LOCAL PROGRAM: USD $1950*
For US students and recent graduates and international students and recent graduates on an F1 Visa.
2. INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM: USD $2950*
For students and recent graduates located outside the US.
*Internships longer than 3 months require an additional fee of USD $300/month.
2D & 3D Animation
Music Business & Publishing
Studio Arts (multi-disciplinary)
Artist Studio Management
Gallery & Curatorial
Examples of our internship partners:
HOUSING & LIVING COST
HEATING & AC
Private rooms start from USD $1400/month*
Additional fee $175/month if you rent the room for less than 5 months.
*Price includes utilities (electricity, gas, water and wi-fi)
Application fee of USD $195
Security deposit: One month rent (will be refunded after your stay)
Q: Will my roommates be from the ABI program?
A: We try to pair participants for housing but it is dependent on timing and availability.
Q: Will I have to pay security deposit?
Q: Is housing included in the program fee?
We work with housing partners that offer fully-furnished rooms in Brooklyn or Manhattan.
For the international program, you will need to obtain a J-1 Visa.
J-1 VISA FEES
Processing Fee: USD $1435
(USD $240 SEVIS Fee included)
US Consulate fee - USD $160
Health insurance fee - USD $50/month
HOW TO APPLY
English language proficiency
Currently an enrolled university student or graduated within 12 months*
*Due to visa restrictions
STEP 1: Fill out the online application form below
STEP 2: Connect for a Zoom interview with our Head of Admissions
STEP 3: Upon acceptance, sign our agreement and pay a 25% deposit of the tuition fee