Online Housing Resources - Boston

Summer Intern's Boston Neighborhood Guide: This resource, developed by New England Premier, offers neighborhood specific information to assist summer interns and students with making informed housing decisions.

At Home in Boston: This program organizes homestays with host families throughout Boston. While it was originally targeted toward international students learning English, college students who will be in Boston for the summer are also accepted.

Oodle Marketplace: Short term housing for rent in Boston. This site features more than 500 real estate agencies and landlords with apartments in Boston, throughout Massachusetts, and in Southern New Hampshire.
MIT Summer Housing: For students with internships at MIT. MIT sets aside a limited number of rooms in each campus residence for summer housing. These rooms are available to MIT undergraduate students, guests, conference visitors, and MIT affiliates.

Suffolk University: Facilities located on historic Beacon Hill close to the Massachusetts State House. Air-conditioned 150 Tremont Street 11-story residence hall (below) overlooks Boston Common and features incredible views of the Boston skyline.

BU Housing: On-campus housing is available during the summer to full-time matriculating Boston University students, students registered for Boston University Summer Term courses, and students enrolled in a Boston University recognized special summer program.

Emmanual College: Summer housing is available for college students taking classes or internships in the Boston area. A variety of housing and rentals is available in the area of Boston. You can use the advanced search for better results.

Craigslist: offers a variety of temporary summer housing

AirBNBWhile the website is not necessarily geared towards students or interns, it does offer a bevy of alternatives in which summer interns can take advantage depending on their price range and housing needs. 
Zillow Boston and Hotpads Boston: Use these interactive maps to find rental properties.


The MBTA: Boston’s public transportation website provides access to schedules, fares, and other useful information. Be sure to look into the Charlie card – a reusable stored value card that could be helpful.