The New York City Internship Program (Summer), is an academically directed and credit-bearing program during which participating students engage in both an internship and an academic learning experience. Students participating in this program will be engaged in supported and guided access to one of the primary global centers of commerce, communications, finance and politics. The program will run from early-June to early-August during which time the students will reside in New York City. Students earn 4 BU credits upon successful completion of the program.

Internship Course

Students enroll in one four-credit internship course and are placed in a professional internship. Placements are contingent upon the student’s past experience, professional interests, abilities, and available opportunities in any given semester; flexibility is essential.

  • CAS EC 497 Internship in Business & Economics (4 credits)
  • COM FT 493/494 Internship in Film, Radio & Television (4)
  • COM CM 471 Internship in Advertising & Public Relations (4)
  • COM JO 411 Internship in Journalism (4)
  • COM JO 413 Internship in Broadcast Journalism (4)
Program Residence

  • Double or triple rooms, shared bathrooms
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities available (not included in program fee)
  • Athletic facilities available
  • Air conditioned
  • Communal space at program residence
  • Located near public transportation
Summer Term: Early June to early August
Summer Term: February 15
  • Summer 2016 Tuition & Fees: $8,350
  • Cost includes tuition, housing, local program related transportation, and program related activities
  • Estimated budget, including cost of living expenses for Summer 2017 coming soon
  • Financial aid available