Summer Immersion Program in NYC

Summer Immersion Program in NYC

Live, learn, network, and socialize in The Big Apple

Join the Immersion Program at New York Institute of Technology and experience the best of New York City. Enjoy engaging cultural and career-oriented seminars while seeing, tasting, and strolling your way through one of the world's most extraordinary cities.

2024 Tour Dates Now Available!

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Courses and Seminars

Woman taking notes

Participate in thought-provoking non-credit seminars taught by New York Tech experts and industry leaders designed to help you:

  • Improve your English communication and conversation skills.
  • Develop your business leadership skills and understanding.
  • Discover the history of New York City, its landmarks and diverse neighborhoods.
  • Enjoy the banquet of the city's various ethnic cuisines.
  • Learn how to apply, interview, and network for jobs in the U.S.
  • Experience New York like a New Yorker with insider tips on safety, basic city geography, and how to navigate New York's neighborhoods and public transit options.
  • Earn a Certificate of Completion and compete for a Debra A. Vogel Reflective Essay Award.

Sights and Sounds

Broadway and 7th Ave

You've seen them in the movies—now visit them in person! Enjoy day trips and tours of some of the following spots:

  • United Nations
  • Empire State Building
  • Statue of Liberty
  • East River Cruise under the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange
  • New York City Public Library and Bryant Park
  • Central Park
  • Fifth Avenue, including Rockefeller Center and St. Patrick's Cathedral

Cultural Experiences

Lincoln Center facade

If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere. Experience some of the greatest art and artists in the world at:

  • Broadway Shows
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Museum of Modern Art
  • American Ballet Theatre at Lincoln Center

Culinary Delights

oysters on the half shell

Whether sitting down to a five-course meal or grabbing a bite on the run, New York is a continual feast. Indulge in some of the world's most famous dining experiences:

  • Carmine's Restaurant
  • Farm-To-Table Dinner
  • On-The-Go Lunches
  • New York Nosh Breakfast

Tour Dates for English Communication and Conversation Program

14 Days/Nights

  • July 8 - 22 (Deposit by April 8; Registration payment by May 8)
  • August 7 - 21 (Deposit by May 7; Registration payment by June 7)

Tour Dates for Leadership in Business Program

14 Days/Nights

  • June 16 - 30 (Deposit by March 25; Registration payment by April 15)
  • July 23 - Aug. 6 (Deposit by April 23; Registration payment by May 23)

* Flights are not included. Pricing subject to change. College student participants must be 18 years or older.

Package Includes:

  • A dormitory room in a New York Tech Residence Hall. Bed linens, blanket, pillow, soap, shampoo, and towels are provided. The dormitory will be staffed with residential assistants who will help guide and care for students during their stay.
  • A MetroCard with unlimited access to subway and buses.
  • An HTH Worldwide Health Insurance card.
  • Daily breakfast and signature dining experiences.
  • A certificate of completion at the end of the program.

The Summer Immersion Program can be customized for schools, colleges, and groups. For pricing information for individual participants or for college and group discounts, please contact Robert Koenig.

For more information, contact:
Robert Koenig, Ed.D.
Director of Immersion Programs
New York Institute of Technology

About the Program Director

Robert Koenig

Robert J. Koenig, Ed.D., director for New York Tech’s Immersion Programs, has established international educational programs and partnerships for New York Tech, as well as through partnerships in Australia, Romania, France, Switzerland, Vancouver, B.C., South Korea, and China. He serves on leading hospitality boards and has published works in peer-reviewed research journals and university textbooks. He has been featured on nationwide television, radio talk shows and cited in The Washington Post; Lodging Magazine; Hotelier; and other publications. He has also presented research papers at conferences domestically and internationally, including speaking engagements at West Point Military Academy, N.Y., for dignitaries of China's Peking University, and other venues.

A professional chef and businessman, Koenig served as chef at the 1985 Inauguration of President Ronald Reagan and Vice President George H. Bush; General Manager/Executive Chef at The Old Original Bookbinders, Philadelphia, Pa.; and Corporate Executive for Tidewater Inn Management, overseeing five food and beverage hotel properties. He has cooked for high-profile individuals including two United States Presidents, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Merv Griffin, Robert Wagner, Ava Gabor, Jesse Jackson, Don Rickles, Tony Randall, Jack Klugman, Donna Summers, and others.

As an Associate Dean at New York Tech, Koenig was on the administrative team that assisted the college in receiving AACSB accreditation. He maintains beehives on the New York Tech campus to educate students on the environmental benefits of beehives, agriculture, and sustainability awareness.