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USA: Custom Internship in New York City
New York, United States (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
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Program Sponsor: International Internships LLC 
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
July 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Program Description:
Program Description:
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Intern in New York City

The Custom Internship in New York City Program is designed for both Americans and Foreign Nationals who desire to undertake an unpaid internship with a US host company in NYC for 2-18 months.  Your internship placement will be customized to you and your goals in your chosen field.  Our placement coordinators work with a large variety of companies and the organization you are placed with will be determined by many factors including company needs along with your education, experience, and background.  The placement offers MUST be directly related to your field of academic study unless you have over five years of work experience in another field.

For international students to qualify for a J-1 visa, they must: 
  1. Be a full-time university student or start their placement no more than 12 months after their official date of graduation (Intern Category)
  2. OR have 12 months, full-time, work experience in their field outside of the USA (Trainee Category)
  3. OR have 5 years of work experience in a particular field (Trainee Category)
students around wall st bullHow long does the process take?  
  • American citizens and permanent residents can be placed in a host company in as little as 2-3 weeks.  No visa is necessary so you can start your assignment right away.
  • Non-U.S. Citizens: 90-120 days from the time we (or you) secure a host company placement.  
What kind of company will I work for?


Placement Fees

  • U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, and F-1 Students with OPT or CPT Status: $1,350
  • Foreign Nationals: $1,700
  • Non-U.S. citizens pay a little more for the visa paperwork and processing.
  • See the USA Fees Page for the full list of related fees.

Program Inclusions NYC Street Signs

  • Custom Internship Placement
  • Visa Assistance and processing of the J-1
  • Housing Assistance

Internship Fields

  • Architecture
  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Business Management
  • Computer Science/ Networking
  • Fashion
  • Film
  • Finance
  • Graphic Design
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Hotel Management
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Interior Design
  • Law & Public Administration
  • Marketing
  • Media & Communications
  • Sales
  • Teaching
  • Theater or Theater Management
For a detailed list of specific areas within these general fields, click here.

Our visa office does not sponsor J-1 Trainees in the following Subject Fields (U.S. citizens are exempt from this rule): Social Sciences, Library Science, Counseling, Social Services, Medical and Health-Related Occupations or Aviation

Additional Expenses

  • Airfare to/from New York City
  • Housing
  • Meals
  • Local Transportation


  • All U.S. citizens, Permanent Residents, and F-1 visa students are eligible
  • Non-U.S. citizens:
    • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student or
    • Recent graduate your placement starts within 12 months of your official graduation date.
    • Relevant academic background and/or work experience in the desired field
    • See detailed Eligibility Rules


USA: Eligibility to Become a Trainee or Intern
USA: How to Apply, Process & Pricing 
USA: Company Placement Examples
USA: Eligible Fields for J-1 Sponsorship
USA: Costs
USA: Refund & Cancellation Policy for J-1 Programs
USA: Prohibited Employer Types & Training Locations

TestimonialsNew York City

"I have started training at Production Central in New York and so far I'm really enjoying the program. I'm assisting on set, editing, operating cameras, researching and learning something new every day. The city too is absolutely inspiring and magnificent. It truly is a fantastic experience and I definitely advise all students or trainees to gain international experience. It's really worth it, well at least for me!"- Zoe K. (South Africa)

"The company you found for me is a great place to work. Sometimes challenging but overall great. I am learning a lot and Isaac is also a very good Boss. I am enjoying my experience here and I am glad and thankful for this amazing opportunity. Thank you."- Fibian R.


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© 2016 International Internships LLC • (941) 375-2214 •
 PO Box 3604 • Placida, FL  33946

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