AdPR NYC: Experience and Exploration Internship Program

AdPR NYC: Experience and Exploration Internship Program



Join a group of 12 Grady students to participate in eight-week internships in New York City while you learn about the many possibilities for your future in NYC!

The AdPR NYC: Experience and Exploration program combines coursework and experiential learning for students exploring careers in the one of the world’s leading cultural, financial and media centers.

AdPR NYC students will be enrolled in an advertising and public relations special topics class while working full-time in internships for course credit to augment their studies with real-world experiences, mentoring and networking opportunities with communications professionals in the New York market.  This summer program will admit 12 students for a six credit hour program (combining a full-time internship and a three credit hour online course) for an eight-week program in the summer through session.


Applications open in August of each year. Applications for Summer 2023 are due Thursday, November 10th, 2022.

Costs & Logistics

The program costs vary from year to year depending on number of students enrolled, fluctuation in lodging costs, and logistical changes to the program. The cost for Summer 2023 has not been determined at this time and is subject to change from what is advertised to students. The PROGRAM FEE for Summer 2022 was $3,992  (this includes the $150 security deposit paid separately upon acceptance to the program).

**Out of state students will be subject to an additional $250 out of state student fee but will be charged IN-STATE tuition**

Program fee includes:

  • 8 weeks lodging in fully-furnished dorms in NYU housing
  • An opening and closing dinner
  • Classroom use
  • Some faculty related expenses

The AdPR NYC: Experience and Exploration program will be housed in NYU housing in Manhattan. You’ll be able to walk and use mass transit to get to internships, museums, activities, groceries, dry-cleaning and more!

Program fee does not include:

  • 6 hours of in-state tuition and UGA Mandatory fees (See UGA’s website for updated tuition and fees rates for Summer 2023)
  • Roundtrip airfare to NYC (Cars are not allowed at NYU housing)
  • Ground transportation while in NYC (mass transit, cabs, etc.)
  • Meals
  • Bedding and living accessories: (kitchen dishes, utensils, pots and pans, etc. bed and bath linens)
  • Personal Purchases

Students will be responsible for their meal costs during their time in NYC. There are full kitchens available in the building, as well as laundry and mail service. However, pots, pans, dishes, linens, etc are not provided and must be purchased on your own.

Program Faculty & Staff

Headshot of Joseph Watson, Jr.

Joseph Watson

Carolyn Caudell Tieger Professor of Public Affairs Communications
Journalism Building, Room 211-C
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Rebekah Seabolt

Global Studies Program Manager

Journalism Bldg, Room 205
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