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.
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
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.
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