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Trip | Internship in USA

PR internship in New York City

New York, USA
Quick Facts
about this position

Working hours


Minimum age

from 18 years


Marketing or PR experience / studies

Language skills

English basic knowledge

About this position

Since 1960, the company has collaborated with over 400 cities, regions, states, and countries, aiding them in attracting investors and visitors. Headquartered in New York City with 45 professionals nationwide, the firm specializes in crafting award-winning economic development and tourism marketing campaigns.

The most important key data for this position:

Start Date: April 2024

Duration: 12 months

Compensation: $1500 per month

Location: New York, NY

What to expect

The internship program provides university students and young professionals from overseas with the opportunity to gain real-world experience in public relations and marketing in North America. Participants work within a team to execute programs for travel destinations worldwide.

Tasks include the following:

  • Building media lists and networking with writers
  • Researching and writing copy for pitches, press releases and webinars
  • Distributing electronic communications and mailers
  • Assisting with monthly client reports
  • Tracking and monitoring press coverage for clients
  • Coordinating logistics and providing support for media calls and press visits
  • Tracking and evaluating editorial placements


  • A degree in public relations, English, Economics, International/American Studies, marketing or journalism is strongly preferred
  • A goal-oriented, “can do” attitude and creative problem-solving abilities
  • A self-starter who is independently-motivated and has the discipline to meet deadlines

Itinerary of your stay abroad

Important note: All applicants, who plan to do an internship in the USA are required to be independent and are of confident character. Although our partner will help you to be placed in an internship according to your demands and assist you with the visa application (including DS forms), they can not personally support you while you are abroad. However, in urgent cases your can always reach our partner and us and we will immediately help you to solve your problems.


You have to be at least in your 3rd semester of your studies to be eligible for the program. Furthermore, you need to undergo an online language test and a skype interview to qualify for your your visa. In many cases a language course has to be booked in addition to improve your skills before the internship starts. Therefore, check if your English skills are sufficient before you decide to apply for an internship.

Registration fee

To get the placement process started the registration fee of 190€ has to be paid.

Internship placement

Our partner reliably organizes high quality internships. The pure internship placement takes about 2 to 3 months.

J-1 visa application

After we have found and confirmed your internship placement, you need to apply for the J-1 visa. We will give you several useful hints and check lists, that will simplify your life. Our partner will organize all important documents as the DS-2019 and the DS_7002 form. In addition to the internship placement, the visa application can take up to 3 months. In many cases you won't get your visa approved just a couple of days before your actual departure. Therefore, keep calm! Arrival at the airport

Our partner organization can organize your airport pick-up with a taxi, if required, so that you don't have to worry about getting to your accommodation by your own. Always take your time and relax 1 or 2 days after your arrival, before starting your internship.

Your internship starts

On your first day of your internship you will drive to the host company on your own. But don't worry, you will be well informed about how to get from your accommodation to your working place.

Free time & weekend

The weekend will be yours! Interns in the USA will travel independently and thus can decide on their own, where to go and when.


Our partner organization will definitely help you to arrange an airport drop for you.

Ready to get started?

PR internship in New York City

Flexible dates

12 months

from 18 years

English basic knowledge


2450 EUR

Questions? We will help you!

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Your accommodation

Our partner organizations all established a broad network of several lodges, guest houses, apartments or shared flats, which can be organized for you. No matter what king of apartment or room you desire, all rooms meet the required standard. If you so desire, our partner organization can arrange an accommodation in the centre of the city or outside. In the end, it is up to you, which room or apartment you want to rent during your stay abroad.  The mediation process will approximately take 1 to 3 weeks.

How does the organization request work?

If you have already decided, which project you want to join, our partner organization will look for an accommodation which is close to the project and they will check availabilities. If you have any special demands, please make a note in your registration form. If our partner found an appropriate accommodation, you will receive more information and pictures.

How can I benefit from the accommodation service of Studentsgoabroad?

You will not only save a lot of time making use of our professional placement services. Moreover, you avoid disappointing situations such as arriving in a new country, in an apartment you have never seen before. Our partner organization will have a look at every room and will check its standards. In general, all accommodations meet the standards regarding cleanness and equipment. Our partner organization has established a broad network of contacts which are reliable and safe. We will confirm your accommodation prior to your arrival.

Which services are included?

  • Search for an appropriate accommodation according to your demands
  • Availability check for your stay abraod
  • Assisting you in the booking process

Our Service

Services for your internship in the USA

Services for your internship abroad include the active support in the preparation of your entire stay abroad. The team of our partner organization in each country supports you, wherever you require it:

  • Internship/Training Placement
  • Help with resume and cover letter writing according to US format
  • Interview arrangement with host company
  • Organizaing contract between intern and host company
  • Internship/Training Placement Plan and Agreements (DS-7002 form)
  • Assistance in obtaining DS-2019 form
  • DS-2019 form
  • Information on visas, visa interview, airline tickets
  • Phone and email support during your stay in the US

Obligatory service:

  • Health insurance: about $ 95 per month (please request the full amount before your application)

Optional additional services:

  • Airport transportation with direct transfer to your accommodation
  • Organization of a rental car or scooter

What’s not included:

  • Flight tickets
  • Accommodation
  • Insurance
  • $ 220 SEVIS Fee
  • $ 160 US Embassy/Consulate Fee
  • Cost of living
Our local team
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Our local team

After Andrey has heard during a party about the problems international inters have on their way to their overseas adventure in the US, he decided to start his own agency. Since he likes to travel, he knows how exciting it its to settle into a completely different culture. When he is not busy with application and visa regulation processes of his proteges, he likes to relax with his family either at home or while camping.