The bustle, energy, and opportunity at the center of the world is only four hours from Ithaca. As a major intersection of international culture and commerce, New York City is a metropolis of possibilities for Ithaca College students.

The semester-long ICNYC program is now open to select majors from all five schools. The program centers on a six-credit internship and at least six credits of coursework. Classroom-based and online courses are available for students. Classroom and meeting space is provided by The Cornell University Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR) Conference Center.

ICNYC also has 2 programs offered for the fall semesters only:

  • one focused on music performance (music majors only);
  • another on sound recording technology (music majors only);

ICNYC is designed to let students live and gain real work experience in one of the most dynamic cities in the world. Program Objectives include:

  • offering students a meaningful internship experience or Music/Sound Recording Technology experience;
  • helping students to gain confidence in what they know and can contribute;
  • assisting in gaining an understanding of what they need to learn or perfect;
  • encouraging students advantage of the opportunity to build a professional network;
  • providing students with the opportunity to develop the discipline to study, intern, practice, and enjoy the City; and
  • learn the ropes of independence and responsibility.
Live, Learn, Intern
Jessica Savitch Awards at the Paley Center
Savitch Award photo

Students from the Spring 2017 ICNYC Program attended Ithaca College's Jessica Savitch Awards at the Paley Center for Media. The event honored Bruce Beck '78, sports anchor at WNBC (center).