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The following links and documents provide information about New York and are designed to help future interns to prepare themselves for their internship at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. 

1. Link to maps of NY:

2. Transportation:

3. Housing list: Download

4. Events in NY (theater, cinema, concerts, parties, exhibitions, special events etc):

  • The Village Voice (
  • Timeout New York (

5. Useful site for housing, forums etc.:

  • Craigslist NewYork (

6. Interns may also find additional useful information on the intranet once they start their internship.


Updated by DOD/OHRM, June 2011. Due to our limited resources, we might not be able to update our website as frequently as we would wish. Information may be subject to change without prior notification. Important notice: This site may contain links and references to third-party websites. The link sites are not under the control of the United Nations and the United Nations is not responsible for the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. The United Nations provides these links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link or reference does not imply the endorsement of the linked site by the United Nations.