Science Internships in New York City

If you’re looking for an international experience that will also help you advance your Science career by earning practical, hands-on knowledge, a science internship in New York City may be just what the doctor ordered. Science internships in New York City offer a young person with a keen interest in the sciences the opportunity to develop professional skills and earn real-world experience while living in an exciting and cosmopolitan city abroad. It’s the perfect balance of an international adventure and serious, relevant work experience that gets you noticed by an employer.

The professional benefits of an internship in New York City are immeasurable. As an intern you’ll learn from leading researchers, engineers and academics within the specialty of your choice. The Intern Group offers Science internships in fields like engineering, biotechnology, biomedicine and more. Through internships, young professionals are able to develop working relationships with established professionals at New York City’s best institutions.

 

Science interns in New York City are placed in a private bedroom in a residence for students, young professionals and interns. The Intern New York accommodation is located 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

Picture this: after a rigorous week at the office, you’re able to soak up some sun in one of New York City’s most beloved spots – Central Park. Whether taking a leisurely stroll through the park’s many paths or picnicking next to a lake or fountain, New York City’s expansive Central Park is an ideal spot to unwind. The Central Park Zoo and Tavern on The Green are two other notable park destinations to check out.

On rainy days, a visit to one of New York City’s many museums can offer just as much color as Central Park. Science interns will marvel at the wide variety of museums in the city, dedicated to art, culture, history, science, transportation and more. Two must-see spots are the Metropolitan Museum of Art (the Met) and the MoMA, or Museum of Modern Art.

 

Science Internships in New York

 

A city made to entertain

New York City shines brighter than any other city in North America, in part due to its superb arts and culture scene. Performers from all over the world flock to New York City to be a part of its competitive and acclaimed live entertainment scene. Whether jazz, comedy, indie rock or live theater – the Big Apple has got it covered. For the world’s biggest names in music and comedy, Madison Square Garden and the Apollo are a great place to see a big performance. Meanwhile, a visit to one of Broadway’s 40 professional theaters offers some of the best live theater in the world.

 

Science Internships in New York

 

Good eats

Science interns in New York City may need to unbuckle their belts once or twice. Food trucks, fusion foods, Michelin-starred restaurants… there’s so much tasty food out there for all types of foodies in New York City. Due to its impressive ethnic diversity, your tongue can travel the world just by moving from neighborhood to neighborhood. Within the city’s ethnic enclaves, authentic dishes can be found from countries like China, Jamaica, Brazil, El Salvador and more. Now, in terms of New York City’s classic dishes, interns will love trying the city’s delicacies like the New York cheesecake and the coal-oven pizza. Are you hungry 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

The wide variety of cuisines available in New York City reflect the city’s astounding ethnic diversity. Around 36% of New York City’s population is foreign-born, while some 800 languages are spoken, making it one of the world’s most linguistically diverse cities. New York’s vibrant immigrant communities are part of what make the city so intriguing to visitors. A trip to New York City gives you a passport to a world of music, food, culture, tradition and languages.

 

Find out more about our Science internships in New York City and apply now to boost your career!

 

 

Sources: Wikipedia – Broadway theater, NYMag Time Out, nycedc.com, Wikipedia: Central Park, Demographics of NYC

Photo 1. based on [2005] Crossroads of the World, by Diego Torres Silvestre, CC-by-2.0

Photo 2. based on New York, by Kolitha de Silva, CC-by-2.0

Photo 3. based on New York Cabs, by Sakeeb Sabakka, 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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68 Comments

  1. Payal on April 8, 2017 at 3:17 pm

    I’m a 1st year biotechnology student from India. I wanna know about internship offers I get in New York.

    • Kaylea on April 11, 2017 at 7:54 pm

      Hi Payal,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our internship programs. We offer biotechnology internships in many different destinations, and we specialize in it in Madrid. I’ll send you an email with more information about our program including all of the locations where we have biotechnology placements.
      Regards,
      Kaylea

  2. Itishree on May 2, 2017 at 2:34 pm

    Hi! I’m interested in internship in the field of biotechnology! Could you please forward me the details and the options

    • Kirstie Weston on May 2, 2017 at 3:41 pm

      Hi Itishree,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our biotechnology program. Of course. I’ll send that information over to you this afternoon.
      Best,
      Kirstie

  3. Laura on May 9, 2017 at 1:36 pm

    Hello, I’m the last course student of meteorology and hydrology from Lithuania. Maybe I could get more information about opportunities here?

    Laura

    • Kaylea on May 9, 2017 at 8:45 pm

      Hi Laura,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in an internship with The Intern Group. An internship is a great way to cap off your academic career and get a head start finding a job, and we offer science internships in many of our program locations. I’ll send you an email with more information on how to get started and where the best location for your career interests is.
      Regards,
      Kaylea

  4. Claudia on May 15, 2017 at 10:06 am

    Hi, I’m an undergraduate commerce student who is wishing to pursue medicine and I’m interested in internships in the field of biomedicine. Could you please forward me the details and options? Thank you
    Regards,
    Claudia

    • Kaylea on May 15, 2017 at 9:14 pm

      Hi Claudia,
      Thanks for your message. Internships are a great way to get hands-on development and unique experience in your career field. We offer science placements in a number of our locations, I’ll send you some more information via email.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  5. Elle Shepherd on May 17, 2017 at 6:41 am

    Hi,
    I’ve just finished a medical science degree in Australia, and am wanting some more information on internships in the field of biomedicine and science in general if possible. And where the best locations for this field are. Can you help?

    Thank you.

    • Kaylea on May 17, 2017 at 9:48 pm

      Hi Elle,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our internship programs. We have many locations that offer internships related to biology and science, including Madrid, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Latin America and New York. I’d be happy to send you more information regarding the options and when is the best time to apply.
      Regards,
      Kaylea

  6. Boris Ivanov on May 19, 2017 at 5:49 pm

    Hi,
    I’m an undergraduate student in Germany pursuing a B.Sc. degree in Applied Earth Sciences and I’m interested in internship in a relevant geological field. Could you please send me more Info?
    Thanks in advance

    • Kaylea on May 22, 2017 at 9:46 pm

      Hi Boris,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our science internships. We have science placements in a number of destinations, and geology specific internships are available in our Latin America destination. I’ll send you more information about all of our science opportunities to your email account, keep an eye out for it!
      Regards,
      Kaylea

  7. Davina Adderley on May 25, 2017 at 2:21 pm

    Hi,
    I am a rising senior majoring in B.Sc of Biochemistry and molecular biology. I would love to know more about the biomedicine internship opportunities and the best/cost effective locations for this field for an international student already studying in the US.

    Kindly,

    Davina

    • Kaylea on May 25, 2017 at 3:12 pm

      Hi Davina,
      Thanks for your message. Are you looking to stay in the US for an internship, or are you interested in one of our other locations? Right now, New York is our only US destination, however we offer science internships in Madrid, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Latin America too. I’ll send you an email with more information regarding all science options.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  8. Shefali on May 25, 2017 at 2:52 pm

    Hi – I’m a freshman undergraduate biology student, who wishes to pursue medicine. I was interested in your internship opportunites in the biotechnology and biomedicine fields. Could you send me some additional information regarding the internship programs and other options?
    Thanks,
    Shefali

    • Kaylea on May 25, 2017 at 3:17 pm

      Hi Shefali,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our internship programs in the field of science. I would be happy to send you some more information about our programs, be expecting an email from me today!
      Best,
      Kaylea

  9. Kemjika Echebelem on May 26, 2017 at 8:51 pm

    Can you please send me the list of all the science programs offered in New York City?

    • Kaylea on May 30, 2017 at 2:37 pm

      Hi Kemjika,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our internship programs in New York. In New York, we offer science internships in the fields of life sciences, biomedical sciences, forensics, chemistry and research. I’ll send you an email with more information on how to apply and some examples of where we have placed past interns.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  10. Sandra Gerges on May 31, 2017 at 2:42 am

    Hi Kaylea,

    I’m interested in an international internship.
    My I have done a bachelors in biomedical science and I’m currently doing my masters in science communication.
    Are there any internships that you are able to suggest?
    Thank you kindly,
    Sands

    • Kaylea on June 2, 2017 at 3:12 pm

      Hi Sandra,
      Thanks for reaching out. We have biomedical placements in many of our program locations, including New York, Latin America, Hong Kong and Madrid. I’m happy to send you more information via email today.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  11. Kaelin Foley on June 11, 2017 at 2:06 pm

    Hi, I am studying a BSc in Chemical science with Medicinal Chemistry and am going into my final year. I am interested in finding out what type of Chemistry based/ pharmacology based internships you could offer me ?
    I am particularly interested in doing an internship in the USA.

    Thank you for taking the time read this.
    Faithfully: Kaelin S Foley

    • Kaylea on June 12, 2017 at 7:36 pm

      Hi Kaelin,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our internship programs. I’ll send you an email today with more information about the different destinations which offer internships in your career field. New York is an excellent place to get practical experience, as are Dublin, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Latin America. Keep an eye out for my email!
      Best,
      Kaylea

  12. Josie on June 12, 2017 at 3:56 pm

    Hi,
    I’m studying Chemistry with Biochemistry in the UK and I am looking for an internship in a relevant scientific field. I would love to find out about any opportunities you have. Please may you send me some more information?
    Thanks in advance

    • Kaylea on June 12, 2017 at 8:17 pm

      Hi Josie,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our NY internship program. I will absolutely send you some more information today regarding our science programs. Along with New York City, we also offer science placements in Madrid, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Latin America.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  13. Saloni on June 18, 2017 at 4:23 am

    Hello,
    I’m studying Biochemistry on the pre-med track in the US and am interested in the science internship opportunities outside of the US, and was wondering if any of the internships are paid? Would you be able to send me more information on the programs?
    Thanks!

    • Kaylea on June 19, 2017 at 8:50 pm

      Hi Saloni,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our international internship programs. We offer many different types of internship fields that would be suitable compliments for biochemistry and pre-med, including public health, medical electives and science. I’ll send you some more information on where we specialize in these career fields and how to get started today.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  14. Jenn on June 21, 2017 at 4:35 pm

    Hello,
    I was wondering if you had any internships in biomedical research?
    Ive just finished studying Reproductive biology so anything in that area would be great. If not something in the biomedical field will do.
    Thanks

    • Kaylea on June 23, 2017 at 7:40 pm

      Hi Jenn,
      Thanks for your message. Yes, we do offer internships in biomedical research in select destinations. I’ll send you an email today with more details.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  15. Jackqueline Acheampong on June 28, 2017 at 4:08 am

    Hello. I am wondering if you need to be a student to apply for internships? I am interested in international internships doing with either Biomedical science or Biochemistry. Is it possible to apply for internships if I have graduated with a Bsc?

    Thanks!

    • Kaylea on June 30, 2017 at 2:43 pm

      Hi Jackqueline,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our program. No, you don’t have to be a student to qualify for the program – we have many locations that are suitable for both students and those who have already graduated. I’ll send you an email today with more information!
      Best,
      Kaylea

  16. Brittany Ladson on June 28, 2017 at 6:29 pm

    I am a senior interested in the biomedicine internships in New York City for spring semester. Can you please sen me information?

    Thanks!

    • Kaylea on June 30, 2017 at 2:54 pm

      Hi Brittany,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our program. Sure, I’d be happy to send you some more information – keep an eye out for an email from me today!
      Best,
      Kaylea

  17. Jessica Merrill on August 2, 2017 at 2:43 am

    Hi, Im interested in internship programs for Biotechnology and Biomedicine! would love for some more information on them!

    • Kaylea on August 4, 2017 at 5:50 pm

      Hi Jessica,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our program. I’ll send you some additional information today regarding our science programs and in which locations they are available.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  18. Samantha Leung on August 4, 2017 at 12:50 pm

    Hi, I am currently studying in Melbourne, in 2nd Year of Bachelor of Science, majoring in Physiology. I would like to know if there are internships related to my course for 2018? Thanks.

    • Kaylea on August 4, 2017 at 5:56 pm

      Hi Samantha,
      Thanks for your message. I’ve just sent you an email with additional information on our programs in science. Please let me know if you need anything else.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  19. Asana on August 6, 2017 at 5:27 pm

    Hi, I am a graduate in pharmaceutical science and I wish to pursue a career in the pharmaceutical sector. Do you offer internship opportunities in clinical trials and other research fields? Can you send me more information on the opportunities you offer. Apart from New York, what other countries do you offer science internships?

    • Kaylea on August 9, 2017 at 3:14 pm

      Hi Asana,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our program. We have scientific research internships available in New York City, Madrid, Latin America, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Tokyo. I’ll send you an email today with some more information.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  20. Hazem Ahmed on August 11, 2017 at 5:05 pm

    Hello There, I am Hazem from Egypt, I hold a B.Sc. in Chemistry, currently I am doing my masters in the University of Milan in industrial chemistry.I am planning to work as an R&D chemist.
    I would like to know what internships offered in my field for next summer.

    • Kaylea on August 16, 2017 at 2:06 pm

      Hi Hazem,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our internship program. We offer chemistry internships under our career field of science, in the locations of Madrid, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Latin America, NYC and Toronto. I am happy to send you some more information today regarding our program.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  21. Kriti Chaudhary on August 15, 2017 at 3:46 pm

    Hi!
    My name is Kriti Chaudhary. I have a Bachelors degree in Pharmacy & MBA in Marketing from NMIMS University in Mumbai, India. I’m currently working at a leading pharmaceutical company since the past 1 year in India.
    However, since my family business is in Nutraceutical ingredients & dietary supplements, I wish to intern in a company that is into the nutraceutical industry.
    I’m open to any country, however my preference is the USA.
    Are there any opportunities in this field?

    • Kaylea on August 17, 2017 at 5:00 pm

      Hi Kriti,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our internship program. Nutraceutical internships would fall under our career field of science, I will send you an email today with more information.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  22. Alyssa on August 20, 2017 at 9:25 pm

    Hi, I am pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Chemistry and completed first year so far. I would like to know internship places related to Chemistry, Pharmacy, or Animal Science in New York or anywhere else. thanks

    • Kaylea on August 22, 2017 at 2:04 pm

      Hi Alyssa,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our international internship programs. We offer internships in science in nearly all of our destinations, I will send you some more information today via email! Keep an eye out for a message from me.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  23. Hannah on September 8, 2017 at 5:44 pm

    Hey, I’m currently a fourth year forensic science student and looking into potential internships to complete after graduation next summer. Do you offer any forensic internships or chemistry/biology ones too? Any info on them and locations would be great!
    Thanks!

    • Kaylea on September 13, 2017 at 1:38 pm

      Hi Hannah,
      Thanks for your message. We don’t have a career field that is specific to forensic science, however it would fit under our more general career field of science. The top locations for science internships are New York City, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and Latin America. I’ll send you some more information via email.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  24. Hayley on September 15, 2017 at 7:57 am

    Hey there! I have a BSc majoring in Biomedical Science, and am completing an Honours year in Forensic Anthropology. Could you send me some information regarding any of the science internships available please?

    Thanks in advance,
    Hayley

    • Kaylea on September 15, 2017 at 8:23 pm

      Hi Hayley,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our program. I’ll send you further information about our science programs today, keep an eye out for an email from me!
      Best,
      Kaylea

  25. Ricardo on September 19, 2017 at 12:42 am

    Hi I’m peruvian and will be graduating from chemistry next year. I would like to know some internships options in my field in the us. Thank you

    • Danielle Ortiz-Geis on September 19, 2017 at 7:39 pm

      Hi Ricardo,

      Thanks for your interest in our internships! My colleague Kaylea will follow up with more information via email.

      Best,
      Danielle

  26. Mayte Li on October 4, 2017 at 11:45 pm

    Hello!
    My name is Mayte Li and I’m graduating with a B.S. in Physics, and Math minor.
    Are there any internship opportunities related to these majors?

    Thank you.

    • Kaylea on October 6, 2017 at 9:20 pm

      Hi Mayte,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our program. We do offer internships in physics, under our more general career field of science. I’ll send you some more information today.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  27. Aoife on October 7, 2017 at 12:26 am

    I am an recent Biomedical Science graduate and am interested in any internships in the field of Biomedical science more specifically Oncology and Immnunology

    • Kaylea on October 12, 2017 at 7:58 pm

      Hi Aoife,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our program. We offer biomedical internships in our locations of New York, Dublin, Madrid, Hong Kong and Latin America. I’ll send you some more information today!
      Best,
      Kaylea

  28. Wenjin Yu on October 9, 2017 at 12:09 pm

    hello,
    My name is Wenjin Yu , I am a master student in the university of Glasgow. I will graduate in the November this year. My major is cancer science which is targeting on the pathway of cell. I have the experience for 3 months that working with Katherine West’s lab in the University of Glasgow in my final master project. My bachelor degree is clinical in China, I am really interesting in neurology and I have almost a year that working in the hospital. I I am wondering that if there is science internship that suit me.

    Wenjin

    • Kaylea on October 12, 2017 at 9:01 pm

      Hi Wenjin,
      Thanks very much for your message and your interest in our international internship program. I’ll send you some more information today regarding our science internships and how you can get started with an application.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  29. Manish on October 18, 2017 at 8:35 am

    Hi,

    I have recently completed an MSc in Hydrology. Could you kindly advise me on suitable locations for my field of
    study.

    Many thanks
    Manish

    • Kaylea on October 20, 2017 at 7:35 pm

      Hi Manish,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our program. Hydrology would fall under our career field of Science, which we offer in many of our locations. I’ll send you an email today with more information.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  30. Emilie Ng Foong Po on October 23, 2017 at 3:39 am

    Hi, I am completing my Bachelor in Biomedical Science in Australia by the end of this year and was wondering which career would be best to pursue with this degree?
    How does the internship program work?
    Kind regards,
    Emilie

    • Kaylea on October 24, 2017 at 1:16 pm

      Hi Emilie,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our program. Biomedical science graduates can go into many careers, including scientific research, public health and medical electives. I’ll send you an email with some more information on how our program works and how you could benefit from an internship.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  31. Shiylah on October 29, 2017 at 3:23 pm

    Hi, I just finished my masters in forensics in the UK. I would love to find out if there are any internships and their locations related to forensics and general life science which may be suitable for me and how the application process works.

    Thanks

    • Kaylea on October 31, 2017 at 5:10 am

      Hi Shiylah,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our program. New York is an excellent location for science based internships, as are Latin America, Hong Kong and Shanghai. I’ll send you some more information today via email!
      Best,
      Kaylea

  32. Giorgiana Sascau on November 5, 2017 at 1:43 pm

    Hello, I am currently studying environmental sciences (ecology & environmental protection), graduating next summer. Are there any opportunities for an internship in this field (preferably New York)?
    Many thanks,
    Giorgiana

    • Kaylea on November 7, 2017 at 8:15 am

      Hi Giorgiana,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our programs. Yes, we do offer environmental protection internships in our destinations, which would fall under the field of NGOs & Non-Profits. I’ll send you some more information about our programs and how you can apply today in an email.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  33. IRIS LIN on November 11, 2017 at 12:22 pm

    Hi! I am finishing my first year Biomedicine course at Melbourne, Is there any relevant internship for me (looking more at neuropsychology field) during winter or summer break?

    • Kaylea on November 14, 2017 at 5:25 pm

      Hi Iris,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our program. We offer biomedical internships in many of our locations, including New York, Dublin, Madrid, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and Latin America. I’ll send you an email today with some more information and how you can get started with an application.
      Best,
      Kaylea

  34. Anna Rodnishcheva on November 16, 2017 at 11:48 am

    Hello, I am a 2nd year biomedical science student studying in the UK university. However, I am from Russia originally. Am I eligible for your internerships? I am interested in biomedicine and biological sciences in general. May you please send me more information about your science internships? email: rodnisha@aston.ac.uk

    • Kaylea on November 21, 2017 at 8:49 pm

      Hi Anna,
      Thanks very much for your message and interest in our program. Yes, students and graduates from anywhere in the world are eligible to participate in our programs. I’ll send you some more information in an email.
      Best,
      Kaylea

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