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Get InfoApply NowResidential and commuter internship programs4 Week ProgramsTuition ranging from $3,999 - $7,899For students completing grades 10, 11, 12 (Ages 15-18)Photo Gallery
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You’ll love our Boston internship program

Boston stands out as a truly unique combination of breathtaking skyscrapers and green parks, complemented by a rich history. With the largest concentration of colleges and universities in the world, Boston is built for students and excellent internships. The beautiful Boston Harbor area, historic Faneuil Hall, the Boston Red Sox baseball team, and more offer endless entertainment opportunities for you and your friends.

Heart of Boston

Located in the heart of Boston, Emerson College is one of the nation’s premiere institutions of higher education devoted to communication and the arts. Emerson’s campus is conveniently located next to Boston Common, the nation’s oldest park. From Emerson, interns can walk to Boston’s best landmarks including Newbury Street, the Prudential Center, Faneuil Hall, and Quincy Market. The Museum of Fine Arts and Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox, are just a short train ride away.

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Boston living at Emerson College

Interns live in the fully air-conditioned Piano Row Residence Hall at Emerson. Rooms are doubles in 6 person suites that share a living room and bathroom. The rooms feature study desks, drawer and closet space, and high-speed internet. Interns are housed in the same residence and participate in most evening and weekend activities with students on the Summer Discovery @ Emerson Boston pre-college program.

Delicious Dining on Campus

Interns enjoy 2 all-you-can-eat meals daily during the week, 1 on weekends, at the Emerson dining hall. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options are available. Interns are responsible for their own lunch on workdays. 

A day in the life

Every day in Boston is unique, but here is a preview of what a typical weekday looks like

  • 8:00am   Breakfast at Dining Hall
  • 8:30am   Commute to your internship via public transportation
  • 9:00am   Work at your internship; Lunch on your own
  • 5:00pm   Commute back to Residence Hall; Relax a bit
  • 6:00pm   Dinner with all Discovery Internship students and staff
  • 7:00pm   Evening activities begin in your host city
  • 11:00pm  Room check

Evening workshops

The Career Development Series (for 3 Marist college credits) is a weekly series designed to provide you with the tools to be successful in your internship, broaden your understanding of the professional world, and enable you to maximize your internship experience.


Here is a sampling of activities included in tuition:

  • The Boston Red Sox at Legendary Fenway Park
  • Boston Amphibious Duck Tours
  • Six Flags New England Amusement Park
  • Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Hampton Beach
  • Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Quincy Market 
  • The Freedom Trail 
  • John F. Kennedy Library and Museum 
  • Skywalk Observatory at the Prudential Center 
  • Newbury Street and the Shops at Prudential 
  • Harvard Square and Copley Square 
  • Boston Public Library and Trinity Church
  • Museum of Science 
  • Comedy Club
  • U.S.S. Constitution 
  • New England Aquarium


Airport transfers are available from/to BOS Airport and Amtrak’s South Station for $75 each way. Boston interns receive a T Transit Pass to get to/from work each day, as well as transportation throughout the 4 weeks of the program for activities sponsored by Discovery Internships. Vans, chartered buses, and the Boston T system are used for large group excursions.

Dates & Tuition

Residential tuition includes: Term fees, internship program, Career Development Series, 3 college credits from Marist College, NY, transportation to/from internship via public transportation or foot, housing and use of facilities, 2 meals daily (1 on weekends), activities, trips, and excursions per catalog.

Not included: $150 application fee, $95 student ID/technology fee, airfare, airport transfers (available for $75 each way), meals eaten off campus, medical expenses, linens, blanket and pillow, laundry, souvenirs, and spending money.

Commuter tuition includes: Internship program, Career Development Series, 3 college credits from Marist College, NY, and a 30-day unlimited Boston Transit pass. Commuter students must be permanent residents of the Boston area.

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