Thursday, May 5th, 2011
Introducing the next post in our series on summer housing options for summer internship: New York City!
You’ve got a killer internship lined up for the summer in New York City, but you’re currently at school in College Park, Maryland. Trying to figure out where to live? Start here! Urban Interns can give you an insider’s guide to preparing for your Summer internship in NYC.
Colleges such as New School, NYU, and Fordham offer programs for summer housing on their campuses. While the requirements for housing eligibility may vary depending on the school, they still prove to offer convenience and a smooth transition for those looking to intern in NY. The NYU summer housing program has residence halls in some of the most coveted neighborhoods in NYC such as Greenwich Village, SOHO, and Union Square.
All of the residence halls are conveniently located near pubic transportation, and have a public safety officer on duty at all times. NYU also offers nontraditional apartment style housing with private bathrooms and kitchens.
LocalBigwig sheds light on finding some of the best kept secrets in NY. Their Insider’s Guide is a great tool for summer interns looking to navigate their way around the city in a short period of time. It lists tips on the local lifestyle and uncovers options for neighborhood apartment hunting. For those who are too busy to commit to the search, you can hire a Big Wig assistant to help you find the perfect place for the summer.
Want the convenience of staying in a local residence hall but with more options than the traditional summer residence setup? NYC Interns offers a variety of options for your summer internship in NY with apartments in Midtown and the Lower East Side. Choose from residences with free laundry facilities, communal kitchens, and 24 hour security. You must be an undergraduate or graduate student, and provide proof of internship upon acceptance of your application.
For older interns, or those looking for less stringent stipulations, Sublet in the City is your source for apartment rentals in NYC. The site offers options for apartments, corporate housing, lofts, and hostels. They also offer relocation services to help with transportation, banking issues, or furniture rentals. Whether it is your dream to spend the summer exploring the restaurants in Chelsea, or rubbing elbows in the Financial District, Sublet in the City gives you tons of options to meet your needs.
Have you found the perfect place to live during your summer internship? Let us know how you found the perfect place.