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 internships in New York

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.

 

Consulting internships in New York

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.

 

Good eats

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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Sources: Forbes.com

Photo 1. based on New York City, by Kevin Dooley, CC-by-2.0

Photo 2. based on New York City, by Jeff Gunn, CC-by-2.0

Photo 3. based on New York City, by Aurelien Guichard, CC-by-SA 2.0

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Elizabeth Trovall

After short stints in Argentina and Belize, Elizabeth is finishing up her fourth year in Santiago, Chile. Elizabeth writes about international internships, life abroad and professional development for The Intern Group. She also reports on politics, business and culture in Latin America for public radio and print media. An Austin, Texas native, Elizabeth first left home to earn her journalism degree from the Reynolds Institute of Journalism at the University of Missouri. Besides her friends and family, she misses live music and Mexican food the most.

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46 Comments

  1. Mattias Evans on December 14, 2016 at 7:41 pm

    Hi, is it possible to get more information on what is offered? thanks

    • Fiona Johnson on December 15, 2016 at 4:53 pm

      Hi Mattias,
      We have top class internships across nine destinations across the globe. Keep an eye out for an email from my colleague Kaylea who will give you some more information on the programs available.
      Best,
      Fiona

  2. Roberto Calcagno on February 17, 2017 at 12:50 am

    Dear Fiona,
    I would like to get some more information, especially on the partners involved in the consulting and finance internship.
    Thanks.
    Sincerely, Roberto

    • Kaylea on February 17, 2017 at 9:41 pm

      Hi Roberto,
      Thanks for your message. New York is an amazing location for the fields of finance and consulting, I’ll send you over some more information regarding the kinds of placements we have made and example companies. Keep an eye out for it!
      Regards,
      Kaylea

      • Bianca on February 24, 2017 at 2:22 pm

        Hi Kaylea,
        I am as well interested into getting more information about the placement and the companies involved, can you send me some details too? Thank you.

        Best,
        Bianca

        • Kaylea on March 1, 2017 at 1:41 pm

          Hi Bianca,
          Not a problem! I’ll send you an email today with some more details.
          Regards,
          Kaylea

      • Karina Forte on September 20, 2017 at 12:41 pm

        Hi Kayla, I’m also interested in finding out about the kind of companies and placements you have available in New York for Consulting and other business related programmes. Would you be able to send me some more information please 🙂

        • Kaylea on September 21, 2017 at 1:36 pm

          Hi Karina,
          Thanks for your message. Absolutely, I will send you an email today with more information regarding our New York program and some examples of past placements.
          Best,
          Kaylea

  3. Matthew Bartlett on March 19, 2017 at 8:39 am

    Hi Kayla, could you also send me some more info on Consulting and Finance companies?

    Kind regards,

    Matt

    • Kaylea on March 22, 2017 at 6:44 pm

      Hi Matt,
      Sure thing! I’ll send you an email with information about our program and some placement examples too.
      Regards,
      Kaylea

  4. Hanna on March 27, 2017 at 1:54 am

    Hello! I would like to ask for additional info on Consulting companies too!

    Best wishes,
    Hanna

    • Kaylea on March 27, 2017 at 4:24 pm

      Hi Hanna,
      Thanks for your message. I’ll send you an email today with some more information regarding our consulting internships.
      Regards,
      Kaylea

      • Angel on March 29, 2017 at 4:19 pm

        More details too please, on placement and partner companies regarding IT, consulting, and business!

        • Kaylea on March 30, 2017 at 11:39 am

          Hi Angel,
          No problem! I’ll send you an email today.
          Best,
          Kaylea

  5. Nataliya Ashurova on April 3, 2017 at 3:24 pm

    Hi! Can I get some information about consultancy companies as well? Thanks so much~

    • Kaylea on April 4, 2017 at 6:27 pm

      Hi Nataliya,
      Thanks for your message. We don’t have a static list of companies as our network is constantly growing, but I’m happy to send you over past examples of where some consultancy interns have been placed before. Keep an eye out for an email from me with more information!
      Regards,

  6. Yu Shen on April 4, 2017 at 5:10 pm

    Hi Kaylea,
    Could you please send me more details about the consulting internship including relative positions, companies and responsibilities?

    Thanks a lot

    Yu

    • Kaylea on April 4, 2017 at 6:36 pm

      Hi Yu,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our program. Sure, I’ll send you over some more information regarding our internship program and specifically consulting in New York.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  7. Karl on April 5, 2017 at 8:42 pm

    Hi Kaylea,
    Can I have some details about the consulting internship for the positions, companies and responsibilities?
    Thanks in advance!

    • Kaylea on April 6, 2017 at 2:46 pm

      Hi Karl,
      No problem! I’ll send you over some more information today.
      Regards,
      Kaylea

  8. Melanie on April 10, 2017 at 3:32 pm

    Hi Kaylea,
    I would also like to get more information about the partners involved in consulting and finance internships.
    Thank you in advance and best regards,
    Melanie

    • Kaylea on April 11, 2017 at 8:02 pm

      Hi Melanie,
      Thanks for your message. I’ll send you an email with some more information, thanks for reaching out!
      Regards,
      Kaylea

  9. Nekr Avg on April 10, 2017 at 9:45 pm

    Hi! Can I get some information about consultancy companies as well? Thanks in advance ! 🙂

    • Kaylea on April 11, 2017 at 8:06 pm

      Hi Nekr,
      Yes, of course! I’ll send you an email right now with more details about our internship programs, specifically consulting in New York.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  10. Hirava on May 3, 2017 at 5:30 pm

    Hi Kaylea,
    I was seeking to find out more information for the consulting and finance internship. Can I please get some information on the positions and responsibilities.

    Thanks,
    Hirava

    • Kaylea on May 3, 2017 at 8:53 pm

      Hi Hirava,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in a finance internship in New York. We do not have a static list of host companies or open positions, as our partnerships are constantly growing. I would be happy to give you some examples of where we have placed past New York interns in your career fields as well as some general information about our program. Keep an eye out for an email from me today.
      Best,

  11. Muhammad on May 20, 2017 at 4:31 pm

    Hi Kaylea,

    Can I please have some examples of consultancy companies which previous interns have went to before too? and it will be great if you can add in more relevant information regarding the internship programs, especially for consulting in New York. Many thanks in advance! (:

    • Kaylea on May 22, 2017 at 10:01 pm

      Hi Muhammad,
      Thanks for your message! Yes, I can definitely send you some example companies of where we have placed our consulting interns in New York. Be sure to look out for an email from me.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  12. James Pritchard on May 25, 2017 at 9:30 pm

    Hi Kaylea,

    Would it be possible if you sent me some details for a potential internship application for next summer. Previous companies and possibly some general information about specific programs. Really appreciate it!!

    Regards, James.

    • Kaylea on May 26, 2017 at 5:58 pm

      Hi James,
      Thanks for your message. It’s a great idea think ahead when it comes to an internship abroad. Our programs fill up very quickly, especially during the summer in New York. I’ll send you an email today with more information about our programs and some example host companies too.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  13. Eduardo Fuentes on June 14, 2017 at 5:27 pm

    Hi Kaylea,

    Can I have some information or examples about the consultancy companies? And if you have more information or some new news about this program I would like to know as well.
    Thanks so much.
    Keeping an answer from you.

    • Kaylea on June 16, 2017 at 8:24 pm

      Hi Eduardo,
      Thanks for your message. Sure, I’d be happy to send you some more information about our consulting internships in NY, I’ll send you an email today.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  14. Victoria on July 4, 2017 at 7:50 pm

    Hi Kaylea,
    Can I have some more information on business & consulting internships in New York? I’d be looking to start in January 2018.
    Also not sure if it’s you who can help me but also the same for Hong Kong?
    Kind Regards,
    Victoria

    • Kaylea on July 5, 2017 at 5:20 pm

      Hi Victoria,
      Thanks for your message. I’d be happy to send you more information on both our New York and Hong Kong programs in business and consulting. I’ll send you an email today with some more details and how to apply.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  15. Lucie Schnitzer on July 26, 2017 at 6:39 am

    Hi Kaylea,

    I was wondering if you could also send me some information on the consulting internships you offer in New York?

    Thanks,
    Lucie

    • Kaylea on August 1, 2017 at 6:54 pm

      Hi Lucie,
      Thanks for reaching out! No problem, I will send you some more information today via email.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  16. Nikahang on August 15, 2017 at 1:24 am

    Hi Kaylea,
    I am seeking to find out information about consulting and finance internship positions . Can I please get some detail on the positions, responsibilities and admission requirements?

    Best Regards,
    Nikahang

    • Kaylea on August 16, 2017 at 2:11 pm

      Hi Nikahang,
      Thanks for your message. Sure, I am happy to send you over some information today regarding our program in NYC. Keep an eye out for an email from me!
      Best,
      Kaylea

  17. Klaudija Brami on October 18, 2017 at 10:57 pm

    Hi Kaylea,

    Can I get some more info on the consulting internships e.g. where they are located and pervious cases.

    Thanks!

    • Kaylea on October 20, 2017 at 3:28 pm

      Hi Klaudija,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our program. I just sent you an email with more information regarding our consulting internships, let me know if you need anything else!
      Best,
      Kaylea

  18. Shoaib on November 14, 2017 at 12:08 pm

    Hi Kaylea,

    I am determined to find a consulting-based role and I am super interested in the programs on offer by the intern group. I was hoping if you can email me examples of previous employers (consulting firms) that you have placed interns for.

    Also, I was wondering, if there will be any openings in Madrid? (for consultancy, including entry roles) as this is my preferred destination.

    Kind Regards,
    Shoaib Maroof

    • Kaylea on November 14, 2017 at 8:34 pm

      Hi Shoaib,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our program in consulting. I’m happy to send you some more information about our program and some example host organizations too. We offer consulting internships in all of our destinations. Keep an eye out for an email from me today!
      Best,
      Kaylea

  19. Michiel Boogers on November 20, 2017 at 8:32 am

    Hi Kaylea,

    As many others, I would like to receive some information about consultancy and finance internships. What kind of firms are involved, what would the job description be,…?

    Thanks lot!

    • Kaylea on November 28, 2017 at 1:52 pm

      Hi Michiel,
      Thanks for reaching out! I’ll send you an email today with some more information.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  20. Joanna on December 5, 2017 at 11:57 am

    Hi Kaylea,

    I’m really interested in finding out more about the consulting and HR internships offered, especially those in New York – could you kindly send me more information about the partner companies and the corresponding job scopes for the positions offered?

    Thank you!
    Joanna

    • Kaylea on December 5, 2017 at 7:49 pm

      Hi Joanna,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our program in New York. I’m very happy to send you some more information – keep an eye out for an email from me today.
      Best,
      Kaylea

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