Finding happy hour deals for interns in NYC can be a struggle. The big apple has amazing food and drinks, but it comes with a hefty price. Whether you taking classes or interning, who doesn't want to end the day with a cocktail?  When it comes to the bill, no one wants to drop money on a drink that costs more then you make in an hour!

Happy hour for interns is a useful networking opportunity, especially when your new to the work force. It allows you relax, meet new people and discuss future goals. If your looking for bars that won't hurt your bank account, check out these places with cheap drinks and exciting atmospheres. 

230 Fifth Rooftop Bar

Located near Madison Square Park, this bar is a perfect spot for a clear view of the empire state building. Their happy hour special is hard to beat. Every Monday- Friday from 2pm-7pm, they serve $6 beers, $7 wines and $8 Wells cocktails. Not to forget discounted burgers, chicken fingers and mini tacos!

Turtle Bay 

This Midtown East party bar is a favorite intern spot. With some of the best happy hour deals arounds NYC, the line is always around the block. Everyday at turtle bay is a happy day, but Wednesdays are a huge hit. They serve $1 draft beers and $10 pitchers from 5pm-1am. Hungry? Take advantage of their 50 cent wings and $2 sliders. 


This happy hour deal for interns in NYC is not one to pass up! Nothing is better then seeing that 1/2 off price tag! Monday- Friday from 4pm-7pm, all appetizers and specialty cocktails are 1/2 off!  What could be better?

The 13th Step

Guys, this ones for you. This pub offers happy hour all day from 11:30am-8:00pm during the week. There are plenty of TVs to watch your favorite games on while digging into one of their Bacon, Egg & Cheese Sliders or  Pulled-Pork Stuffed Burgers! 


If you are a moscow mule lover, you don't want to miss Mega Mule Monday's at sidebar. From 12pm-7pm, Monday-Fridays, dive into their 2 for 1 Wells cocktails deal and $7 glasses of wine. Even weekends you can enjoy unlimited boozy brunch for $25 a person from 12-3pm. If your really thirsty, try their refreshing summer cocktail buckets!


If you work in the east village, stop by this hidden Thai restaurant and bar that's dangerously cheap. Grab a group of friends because Monday-Thursday from 12pm-10pm, Klong has $25-$30 mojito and margarita pitchers! Want a light bite? Enjoy $3 draft beers and glasses of wine with discounted appys! 

These happy hour deals for interns are only a few options out of many. Its important to check out sites like Facebook, Instagram, Eventbrite and Timeout to learn more about upcoming events or special offers that bar, restaurants and venues are offering. You never know who you will meet and the money that you can save!