New York for Students and Interns
Securing your internship or getting into your summer program required a ton effort. Now comes the fun part: planning your move to New York. Even if it’s just a few months, moving to New York is equal parts challenging and thrilling. Make the hard parts easier and the fun parts more fabulous with the New York for Students and Interns Web Guide.
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Many students and interns come to study or work in New York City for a short time; as a result, there are many New York apartments for students and interns available. Live at a college, in a student housing center or in a group accommodation that can set you up in a great location while fitting your budget.
- If you’re taking a summer class at a particular college or university, speak to your program coordinators about summer housing. Although directories of university housing options are often locked to the public, as a temporary student you should be able to use them.
For student housing centers in New York …
Educational Housing Services
runs three housing centers in New York geared toward students and interns. Apply for housing by semester, summer sessions or term (9 month or 12 month). It’s a way to live off-campus but still reap many of the benefits of typical dorm life.
92nd Street Y
runs the de Hirsch Residence student housing center, which offers a number of rooms for students, interns and young professionals. Benefits include maid service and access to a library with Internet access. Browse the site for information about rates and applications.
provides housing for women who are studying, interning or starting a career in New York. Residents live in a single room; maid service and two meals a day are included. Rates start at $265 a week.
offers housing for graduate students and people coming to New York to study in other programs. Apply for a short-term stay (under 20 days) or for a few months.
To live at a college or university in New York …
Polytechnic Institute of New York University,
located in downtown Brooklyn, allows nonstudents to take advantage of its dormitories during the summer. Live inexpensively in an air-conditioned room with Internet access. Housing is available June 1 through the end of July.
Long Island University
offers housing for its full-time students, but if you call the number listed on the site in late spring, you’ll find information about summer residence in Brooklyn for nonstudents.
For short-term housing in New York …
New York Habitat
is an online real estate broker that locates temporary housing for as little as two nights and as long as “indefinitely.” Whether you’re looking for vacation housing, a furnished sublet or a roommate to share a home with, the site has an extensive selection to meet your needs. There’s a fee if you choose to book housing through the service, although you can get information about a rental free of charge.
For New York hostels …
New York’s official tourism site, supplies a list of hostels in New York City that may be suitable for long-term stay.
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