Marist in Manhattan

Marist now offers this program in Summer, in addition to Fall and Spring

New York City is the most exciting classroom in the world. The Marist in Manhattan Program offers students a fun-filled way to get the practical experience they need to succeed. Students majoring in Art, Communication & Media Studies/Production, Fashion and many more areas can participate in this challenging residential program. Students intern with many leading companies while experiencing big city life. Group travel and entertainment excursions complement the experience. 

There are many reasons a semester in New York will be the highlight of your college experience. National surveys consistently show that internship experience benefits students when it comes to seeking jobs and launching their careers. These are just a few of the many benefits students receive from doing internships:

  • Gain professional experience
  • Make career contacts 
  • Enhance self-confidence 
  • Get a competitive edge in the job market 
  • Increase “insider” knowledge of the field

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Recent Internship Sites


  • Hearst Publications
  • MOMA, Museum of Modern Art
  • National Museum of the American Indian 
  • Neue Galerie
  • O, The Oprah Magazine
  • Omni Media Group / Martha Stewart
  • Red Fuse Communications
  • Redbook
  • Seventeen
  • Sterling Publishing
  • VIacom
  • Young & Rubicam


  • A/X Armani: Exchange
  • Allure Magazine
  • BCBG
  • Capelli New York
  • CHANEL Inc
  • GMA Accessories
  • Kleinfeld Bridal
  • Zac Posen


  • ABC News
  • CNN
  • DeVries Global
  • Havas
  • Jonesworks PR
  • Lead Dog Marketing
  • Madison Square Garden
  • New York Knicks
  • Nickelodeon
  • St. Martin’s Press
  • Susan Magrino PR

Film, Television, Gaming, Interactive Media:

  • CBS Sports
  • Discovery Channel
  • Dr. Oz Show
  • Engel Entertainment
  • Entertainment Tonight
  • Late Show with Jimmy Fallon
  • NBC Sports
  • NBC-4
  • Sesame Street Productions
  • VH-1

The internship is only one part of this memorable semester. Life in the biggest city in America has no rival. Take advantage of Broadway shows, world-class museums and ethnic festivals. Or, you might attend a lecture by leading figures in publishing, media and fashion. Test your palate in the finest restaurants in the country. Life in the Big Apple is an experience second to none. 

Housing & Activities:

Students reside at the 1760 Third Ave Residence, operated by EHS. Rooms are available in Single and Double arrangements. The residence hall numerous amenities, such as 24-hour security desk and swipe card required entry, an in-building laundry, fitness room and game rooms as well as several meeting rooms. Students are free to choose their own roommates in Doubles. Marist makes no promise or guarantee that students will be roomed with other Marist students. 

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A program coordinator helps to organize a number of activities and excursions. Excursions include entertainment tours, Broadway shows, sporting events and lectures. A mandatory  Activity Fee is charged for these items. 


Students are admitted per their major field requirements. Applicants must meet their respective academic department requirements for internships, including minimums for GPA, credits earned and any prerequisites that apply.

Internship placement must be approved by the departmental internship coordinator

Applicants must be in good standing with the college, with no unresolved disciplinary actions



Marist in Manhattan – Summer is a 10-week residential program open to students who have a college-approved internship in New York City for the summer semester. It is open to students from any major provided the student qualifies for internship support from their respective academic department.  The program offers cohort housing in Manhattan. It requires a minimum enrollment of 3 credits. 


All participants must enroll for a minimum of 1 credit for the internship, approved by their respective academic department.


All participants must enroll in Marist Summer classes. Numerous 1 & 3-credit classes are offered each year. Additionally, a customized career development course is available for Manhattan Summer Program students. This class, Special Topics: Communicating & Leading in the Workplace, helps students to enhance their personal and professional development. The class examines a variety of critical communication strategies and introduces students to core leadership skills. 

Program Dates

  • Summer 2019 program runs from June 3 to Aug. 10. 


Tuition: $2,100 (3 credits)

Housing:  Single $6,600/Double $4,100

Activity Fee: $100


Overview The Fall-Spring option is a full-time semester of study and internship. Qualified applicants can earn 12-15 college credits, combining field experience and Internet-based coursework. Social excursions and activities are featured in the Fall/Spring programs. A student leader organizes trips to Broadway shows, sporting events and other cultural activities. Additionally, faculty lead a series of monthly dinner seminars focused on personal development. 


Faculty will guide students in obtaining a high-profile internship, spending 3 or more 8-hour work days per week in a professional setting. 


Also, students will be enrolled in a minimum of one 3-credit online course. All students will be required to maintain full-time status, or to remain enrolled for 12 or more credits during Fall & Spring semesters. Students choose from a wide array of Marist online courses

Program Dates

  • Fall 2019 Program runs from Aug. 24 to Dec. 14
  • Spring 2020 Program runs from Jan. 5 to May 16


Tuition: Regular Undergraduate Tuition Rate for Fall/Spring

Housing :  Single $10,800/Double $7,800

Activity Fee: $575

How to Apply

Application Deadlines

  • Summer 2019 Program:  February 22
  • Fall 2019 Program: February 22
  • Spring 2020 Program: September 20

A completed application consists of the following:

1. Download Fall/Spring or Summer Application Packet, and submit your materials:

  • Updated current resume (including previous internships or career-related jobs)
  • Brief essay: Outline career goals and state why you want to take part in Marist in Manhattan (300-500 words).
  • Two recommendation/referral forms. These should be from Marist faculty members and/or the student’s academic advisor

2. Pay online your non-refundable application fee of $75

 Applicants should deliver their application materials directly to their Internship Directors:

  • Communication/Media Studies & Production: Gerry McNulty, Lowell Thomas 150
  • Fashion:  Juan-Manuel Olivera-Silvera, Fashion Dept., Steel Plant 238
  • Art: Laura Hammond-Toonkel, Steel Plant 137
  • Others, as warranted

*Note: This program is open only to matriculated Marist College students in good academic standing.