Consulting Internships in New York City
“No other place can so convincingly claim to be the capital of capitalism, the capital of the 20th century and the capital of the world.” – Kenneth T. Jackson
Where better to learn about how to help companies run profitably and efficiently than through an internship in New York City, the capital of capitalism, a global business center and home to the two largest stock exchanges in the world. New York City is hands down the place to do business and learn business. Interns doing consulting internships in New York will learn practical skills and understand this dynamic field by working for some of the industry’s brightest minds.
Consulting as a profession is incredibly demanding and requires a wider span of experience and knowledge than industry work. It’s a competitive, challenging and exciting field, and can often be overwhelming for people just starting off. That’s why an internship in consulting is a great way to get started. Consulting internships in New York span several categories, including strategy, operations, project management and HR. Consulting internships in New York City at established firms allow a young person the chance to work alongside competitive and successful professionals in their field. These working relationships are great for developing a list of international consulting contacts. Moreover, establishing positive working relationships will reap solid professional advice and even job recommendations in the future.
New York City’s presence as a leading global city for business makes it prime for an international consulting internship. Over the years, New York City has proven itself an attractive place for a wide variety of international corporations to do business. One out of every ten private sector workers in New York are employed by foreign companies. Meanwhile, of 2015’s most profitable five hundred companies in the US, 45 are based in New York City. The city also has a growing start-up sector in addition to the presence of dozens of giant corporations.
Consulting interns in New York City are placed in a private bedroom in a residence for students, young professionals and interns. Intern New York accommodations are in a pleasant, safe area of New York City just blocks away from Central Park. Conveniently located next to cafes, museums, and public transport, the building is perfectly situated so that interns can explore and enjoy all that New York has to offer. Interns also have access to the full fitness center in the building.
Discover New York City’s treasures
After a rigorous week at the office, consulting interns will have a plethora of must-see sites and activities for their weekends. A leisurely stroll or picnic in New York City’s expansive Central Park is a great way to unwind. Art fans will marvel at the wide variety of museums within the city, like the Metropolitan Museum of Art (the Met) and the MoMA, or Museum of Modern Art. Interns cannot miss a visit to check out beloved New York City landmarks like the Statue of Liberty and Empire State Building. Meanwhile, some of the best views of Manhattan are available through the Top Of The Rock observation deck, another must for consulting interns in New York City.
A city made to entertain
Performers from all over the world flock to New York City to be a part of its competitive and acclaimed live entertainment scene. For excellent live theater, jazz and comedy and more, the Big Apple won’t disappoint. For big time musical and comedy acts, Madison Square Garden and the Apollo are a great place to see a show. Broadway is New York City’s prized theatre district, which encompasses 40 professional theatres that put on some of the world’s greatest live theater. Meanwhile, to catch both established and new comedy acts, the Comedy Cellar will not disappoint.
Boy does this city know how to eat. Whether munching on fusion food at a Brooklyn food truck or savoring your plate at a Michelin-rated restaurant on the Upper East Side, New York City cooks up some tasty dishes. Due to its vast ethnic diversity, the city not only serves up an amazing quality of food but also a wide variety of cuisines from all over the world. Within the city’s various ethnic enclaves, authentic dishes can be found from China, Jamaica, Brazil, El Salvador and hundreds of other countries. The city also has its fair share of “New York” foods, like the classic New York cheesecake, a pastrami and corned beef sandwich or a coal-oven pizza. Is your mouth watering yet?
“One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years.” ― Tom Wolfe
Experience the melting pot
A variety of delicious foods isn’t the only perk of having so much diversity. A consulting intern in New York City will have the chance to new experience cultures and meet people from all over the world while living in the city. Its many colorful immigrant communities are an important part of what make the city so vibrant and culturally fascinating. Around 36% of New York City’s population is foreign-born, coming from countries like the Dominican Republic, China, Jamaica, Guyana, Mexico, Ecuador, Haiti, Trinidad and Tobago, among hundreds of other countries. Also, some 800 languages are spoken in New York City, making it one of the world’s most linguistically diverse cities.
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