New York is home to the AGBU’s flagship Summer Internship Program and the Global Armenian Leadership Program*. The ‘City that Never Sleeps’ has an unending list of opportunities for personal and professional discovery. Navigating the city to explore world-class art museums, the renowned food scene and the buzzing nightlife is only half the fun. After mastering the hectic commute of the packed subways, participants are one step closer to becoming true New Yorkers, if only for a short period of time.
With a robust AGBU Young Professionals (YPs) movement and the support of the AGBU Headquarter offices, participants benefit from a formal Mentorship Program where they are matched with local YPs for the duration of their stay. This has become an invaluable step in personal network building and a true bridge between generations of Armenian professionals in the Big Apple and around the world.
Past placements include Prudential Douglas Elliman, Columbia University Medical Center, NYU Langone Medical Center, Christie’s, Michael Aram, Ismael Leyva Architects, New York 1 News, Telegraph UK, Rothschild, Mirrorball, Urban Designers, Massey Knakal, and many of others.
Broadway shows, New York Mets baseball games, picnics in Central Park and more. A summer in New York city has unlimited access to the world’s top cultural activities. The group regularly uncovers traditional and hidden gems of the Big Apple.
The group also regularly engages in service and outreach. Past activities include working with local PBS children’s events and visits to the Armenian old age home. These outings end up at the top of the list of memorable activities for the group when they reflect back at their time in
Participants reside in apartment-style dorms at New York University in the heart of the infamous Village neighborhood of New York City. The New York University West 13th Street Building is walking distance from Washington Square Park, top restaurants and a bustling nightlife.
Accommodation features include shared suites (2 per room), communal kitchen & sitting area, semi-private bathrooms, laundry in building (extra cost),Wi-Fi and 24/7 building security guard.
Dates & Important Information:
Program dates: June 16 – August 10 (8 weeks)
Language: English proficiency required
Tuition: $4,000 USD (plus $50 Non-Refundable Application Fee)
Participants are responsible for meals, transportation, and entertainment for the duration of the program.
*This program is a unique opportunity for applicants from outside of the USA to participate in the summer of activities with an emphasis on community service, leadership development and cultural networking.