New York City Internship Program

Background: In partnership with Academic Internship Council, Monash Arts is offering students the opportunity to intern in New York City this summer. The program will involve a group of Monash students participating in individual internships across New York City during a six week period.

The available internships are listed below along with a brief description for each of the project.

Program Dates: 14 January 2017- 23 February 2017
Program Costs:

The fee charged by Academic Internship Council (Service Provider) is in addition to the tuition fees for any Monash Arts unit. Accommodation package is optional but highly recommended.

Travel insurance is provided by Monash University. It will cover you for personal travel prior to and after your overseas program, and includes access to 24-hour a day medical and emergency assist services.

Six weeks New York City: $5,682 USD per student ($7,615 AUD per student)

Six week NYC program without housing $3,285 USD per student  ($4,371 AUD)

Costs include:

  • Individual career assessment meetings via Skype and program orientation webinar
  • Internship placement via personalized process
  • Visa services or guidance (J-1 visa services for the USA, SEVIS Fee, and basic health insurance as required by US State Department)
  • On-site orientation to the city, program, and internship
  • Housing in student residences (shared double or triple room) for the duration of the program
  • Program management and full-time emergency support for duration of program
  • Workshops or materials on topics such as interviewing skills and working styles
  • Coaching and troubleshooting during the placement
  • Professional development components such as networking reception and industry lectures
  • Cultural exploration activities, including a city tour

Eligibility for Credit

1. You should meet the eligibility criteria to enrol in one of:

ATS3130 – Arts International Internship
ATS3948 – LLCL internship (undergraduate)

2. You should be studying a major releavant to the project.

3. You should have checked with Arts Students Services to confirm that you have room in your degree for one of these units.

This program can also be done ‘not for credit’*.

Scholarships & Funding

*Funding available to only students enrolled in a for credit unit.

All students enrolled will be eligible for $900 Monash Abroad Travel bursary plus travel insurance.

Domestic students may be eligible for interest free government loan (like HECS) of upto $6,500 through OS-HELP.

Scholarships: See details here.

Application Process

Go to the Application form and submit your details and documentation. Specify which project you are applying for. Applications are due by Sunday, 9th October 2016.

Shortlisted candidates shall be invited for an interview.