IT Internships in New York City

“Make your mark in New York and you are a made man.” – Mark Twain

A vital player in New York City’s Silicon Alley, Manhattan’s technology sector is diverse, competitive and ripe with opportunity – ideal for an intern abroad. Working alongside the industry’s best in a fast-paced city is an excellent way to learn. Not to mention, IT internships in New York City allow you to get your feet in the door, establish industry connections and learn the ins and outs of New York’s growing IT sector. These working relationships come in handy when in need of a job recommendation or if you’re seeking out some solid career advice in the technology field.


Your life in the Big Apple

Those doing IT internships in New York City will be working in a city full of young, ambitious professionals from all over the world. IT interns on the New York program 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.


“The true New Yorker secretly believes that people living anywhere else have to be, in some sense, kidding.” – John Updike


Live the diversity

New York City is one of the most diverse places in the world. With hundreds of thousands of travelers and immigrants from across the globe, New York City culture is so multifaceted it’s difficult to define. Of the entire city, some 36% is foreign-born, from countries like Guyana, Jamaica, China, the Dominican Republic among hundreds of other countries around the world. With so much foreign influence, the city also boasts an impressive list of 800 languages spoken, making New York City one of the most linguistically diverse places on the planet.

Thanks to such diversity, New York also offers delicious foods from all over the world. Diverse culinary traditions are celebrated, fused and perfected in New York City. Check out excellent Chinese, Thai, Jamaican, Texas BBQ and Mexican spots for memorable and diverse flavors. Though New York cuisine is hard to define, most would agree that some truly “New York” grub would be a classic New York cheesecake or a coal-oven pizza.


IT internships in New York


Live from New York!

New York City is famous for its wide variety of live entertainment. From the world’s best theater, to jazz and cabaret performances and acclaimed live comedy shows, the Big Apple’s got a little something for everyone. An IT intern in New York City, will have thousands of ways for to spend their free time. Competitive with London’s West End, New York City’s professional Broadway theaters put on some of the world’s greatest live theater. Of the 40 theaters on Broadway, an IT intern can find straight plays, dramas, comedies, musicals, long-running shows and brand new works.

Comedy is another important element to New York’s live entertainment scene. Who doesn’t love the likes of Jon Stewart, Tina Fey and Amy Schumer. These hilarious and beloved comics are all based in New York City. Along with the hundreds of famous and established comedians New York City has to offer, there are thousands of up-and-coming comic artists making their dreams come true on stand-up stages across the city.


“But if I had to choose a single destination where I’d be held captive for the rest of my time in New York, I’d choose the Metropolitan Museum of Art.” Tim Gunn


IT internships in New York


Discover New York City

IT interns will learn to appreciate New York City’s incredible cultural offerings. A stroll through Central Park never fails to disappoint, with its beloved zoo, and many statues and fountains. A ride on the Hudson River is a must for interns abroad. In terms of New York City’s many museums, the MoMA museum of modern art is especially impressive, which showcases works by famous artists like Andy Warhol and Jackson Pollock. Other New York City treasures include the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building and the MET or Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Apply now and boost your career!



Sources:, Time Out,, Wikipedia: Central Park, Demographics of NYC, Architecture,,

Photo 1. based on New York City, by Aurelien Guichard, CC-by-SA 2.0

Photo 2. based on New York City, by Aurelien Guichard, CC-by-SA 2.0

Photo 3. based on Sunset in Central Park, New York City, by Anthony Quintano, CC-by-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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  1. Lucy on October 14, 2017 at 12:13 am

    Hi, I have a MSc Big Data Analytics and a BSc Physics, I am looking for a technology/data analyst type internship in New York if you could please give me some more information? Thanks

    • Kaylea on October 17, 2017 at 2:23 pm

      Hi Lucy,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our program in New York. I’ll send you an email today regarding our programs and the career fields we offer that would be a good fit for you.

  2. Gabriela on October 20, 2017 at 9:55 am


    Are there any web development opportunities for an undergraduate Computer Science student? I would like to undertake a work placement (10 months, but I would accept internships as well). Thank you!


    • Kaylea on October 20, 2017 at 7:47 pm

      Hi Gabriela,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our program. We offer internship placements in 11 different cities around the world, for a maximum of 6 months. IT is one of our strongest career fields and is available in all destinations! I’ll send you some more information today via email.

  3. Poornima Sundar Raman on November 7, 2017 at 5:25 pm

    I am a masters student in Information Technology Management. I am looking for an Internship from January. Is there any Data Analyst or Buisness Analyst position open?

    • Kaylea on November 9, 2017 at 3:36 am

      Hi Poornima,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our program. Applicants apply with a career field in mind, rather than for a specific placement. If accepted, they are guaranteed an internship in the career field they have chosen. I’ll send you some more information today on our top locations for IT placements and how you can apply.

  4. Mangwi on February 7, 2018 at 11:00 am


    I am looking for internship in computer network/information security field. Can I have more information from you? Thanks.

    • Gabrielle Trasatti on February 9, 2018 at 8:33 pm

      Hi Mangwi, of course! We have strong placements in the sub-fields that you mentioned and I sent you further information. Best regards, Gabrielle

  5. James on September 8, 2018 at 8:34 am

    I was wondering if you could tell me a bit more about internship opportunities in fields similar to computer networking and network administration. I’m a bachelor’s student pursuing a degree in Telecommunications and a CCNA certificate.

    • Gabrielle Trasatti on September 12, 2018 at 3:15 am

      Hi James, thanks for your message! We just sent you an email regarding our IT & Computer Science opportunities. If you need anything else, please let us know. Best regards

  6. Mariyah on October 31, 2018 at 9:32 pm

    Hi, I have a BSc in Computer Science, I am looking for a web developer/software developer type internship in New York if you could please give me some more information? Thanks


    • Gabrielle Trasatti on November 1, 2018 at 2:31 am

      Hi Mariyah, thanks for comment! We offer first-class roles across all sectors of IT & Computer Science in companies of all sizes, from corporates to exciting start-ups. We have previously placed successful candidates in roles specializing in app and website development, software engineering, and database design and management in all of our destinations. We’ll send you an informational email shortly specific to our New York location, and we look forward to seeing your application. Warm regards

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