I will be participating in a temporary (3-month) summer internship in a city that is quite far (over 300 miles) from where I study as a full-time student in graduate school. During the internship I will have to rent a temporary apartment, pay for general travel expenses (train, bus tickets, and food), and keep paying rent for my apartment in the city where I attend school.
My question is, am I eligible to deduct temporary living expenses even though I do not work while a full-time student in my home state? For example, can I deduct rent costs at the temporary job location?
I will be filing my taxes as an independent.