Costs during your internship in the USA

What will you normally spend when you are doing your internship in the USA? We will give you a general overview of the living expenses.

When you are doing an internship in the united states you have to keep in mind that most internships are unpaid. Sometimes you will receive a small allowance or companies will cover your travel expenses. 

In total you will spend about 1200 euro a month to support yourself in the United States; 

  • Housing will cost about 600 euro a month for a room
  • Food and drinks will cost you about 400 euro a month
  • You will also need about 200 euro a month for fun trips or for going out

It is also important not to forget your flight, this might be the biggest expense. You will also have to apply for your J-1 visa.

Do you have any questions regarding the finances for you internship? Just contact us.