If you have a question that wasn’t answered on the apartment pages, this is the place to be! Still can’t find the answer? Consult the Resident Handbook or get in touch with us at nycintern@tkc.edu and we’ll get back to you shortly!

General Questions

Who can stay in NYCIntern Housing?

Our housing is for graduate or undergraduate students employed as interns. Students enrolled full-time in college courses may also apply. Applicants must be at or under the age of 27.

Do you still have availability?
You can check on the availability status of our housing on the Apartments page.

When is the application deadline for NYCIntern Housing?

If there is still availability, you can still apply! We place interns on a first-come, first-served basis.

Is the housing co-ed?

No. Only same-sex individuals will be assigned as roommates in the same apartment, although NYCIntern buildings or floors may be co-ed.

What amenities come with the apartment?
The apartments include either hardwood or concrete floors, private bathrooms, full-sized kitchens, air conditioning, high-speed internet access, and 24-hour security. Televisions are not provided by NYCIntern.

Why am I not receiving emails from NYCIntern? (Application approval, newsletters, etc.)
If you haven’t seen an email from NYCIntern yet, make sure that you have paid your application fee. Then, double check your spam inbox (and note that if you used a .edu email, our emails are probably going to your spam–let us know if this is happening and we can change your contact info for you). If you still don’t see an email from NYCIntern, just give us a call at 212-659-7286 or shoot us an email and we’ll make sure our email was sent to the correct address.

When do Summer 2020 applications open?
Applications for next summer are open now! If you have any questions shoot us an email!

Rates and Applying

How do I request roommates?

You can request roommates by indicating the names of those that you would like to live with in the section provided on the application.

What are the fall term dates?

Our summer 2020 term is from May 23rd to August 8th.

What is required upon application?

At time of application, you will be required to pay a $150 non-refundable Application/Maintenance Fee, which is non-refundable. This is not your deposit, it is for processing a criminal background check. You will also need a photo of yourself and your Social Security Number or for international students, a scan of your visa and passport.

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellation requests must be received by letter or email. All money is refundable with exception of the application fee up until the move in day.

What forms of payment are accepted?
NYCIntern accepts all major credit cards. We cannot accept checks or cash. Please make payments here.

How do I guarantee my spot in an apartment?

Your apartment style is not guaranteed until you pay your first installment. (50% of your term fee if you are applying for the summer term. If you are applying for the Fall and/or Spring term, it is a minimum of $1,000. Your roommate group is not guaranteed until every member of the group has deposited.

I don't need my room for the entire term. Can NYCIntern prorate my stay?

Due to high demand, priority is given to residents who are willing to pay for the entire term. However, feel free to email us at nycintern@tkc.edu to see if we can work with your needs.

Can I reserve housing for dates outside of the listed terms?
Our Summer term date ends on August 8th. This means that some interns may have to find short term accommodations beyond that date. NYCIntern is able to provide limited extensions for the Summer 2020 term. When you are submitting an application, you are agreeing to the term dates that you have selected.

For Residents

What furniture is included in my room?

All rooms come with a bed, desk, and dresser for each resident as well as living room furniture. Some apartments also include dining tables. Please note that single, double, and triple rooms may have extra furniture (beds/desks) that cannot be removed; however, residents can be sure that there will not be more roommates than their selected style.

Refer to the What to Bring list to learn more an make sure to note that you must bring your own kitchenware (dishes, silverware, pots, etc.).

What is the check in/out procedure?

Once you have received your apartment number, you may schedule a check in appointment by filling out and submitting the form under our resources page. Towards the end of your term, you will fill out the same form and choose the check out option.

Failure to check out is an additional $200 fee, so remember to fill out that form! Please note that you need to fill out the check in/out form a minimum of 24 hours in advance so we can notify our staff.

How do I request a room repair?

You can report a maintenance issue here and complete the room repair request form. Please note that we cannot fix and are not liable for any issues we are not immediately notified of. For emergency items, please notify the front desk in your building.

What happens if I lose my key?

Key replacement is $25 per key, $25 for key cards (Greenwich only) and $75 per FOB (Albee only). Email nycinternhousing@tkc.edu and submit your payment on our payment portal on our resources page.

What do I do in the case of pests (bedbugs, roaches, vermin)?
While an issue is very unlikely, call or email NYCIntern as soon as an issue is suspected and our housing department will respond promptly to the issue. Especially in the summer, insure that you do not bring vermin into the apartment by following precautions such as not bringing in furniture off the street. Read more about how to prevent bedbugs.

Can I have overnight guests?

Yes! But please keep in mind that the following procedures and rules must be followed in order to have an overnight guest: The host must fill out an overnight guest form at least 24 hours in advance, no person of the opposite sex will be permitted to stay as an overnight guest, and no guest may spend more than 6 nights cumulative per summer in an intern’s apartment.

Does NYCIntern allow pets?

No pets other than fish living in a regular size fish bowl are permitted. For questions about service or assistance living animals, email us at nycintern@tkc.edu.

Can I have alcohol?

No alcohol is permitted anywhere in housing owned or leased by NYCIntern. This includes balconies, stairwells, laundry rooms, and other common areas. There are plenty of great bars in and around the Financial District for you to explore!

I am having serious conflict issue with my roommate. Who do I contact for help?
Email us at nycintern@tkc.edu and someone will get back to you shortly. We work hard to place you with people that we think you will get along with. Conflict is minimal!