Programs and Events
Career Seminars Schedule
Participation in seminars is by reservation only. To reserve a seat, log in to your NYU CareerNet account. Click on the "Events" tab and then "Seminars". Seminars meet for one hour unless otherwise indicated. Seminars with fewer than five reservations will be canceled. Please confirm that your NYU CareerNet record is updated with your current phone number.
Please be prompt. Late arrivals to seminars will not be admitted.
Resumes and Cover Letters that Work
Learn to write effective resumes and cover letters that best reflect your relevant skills and experiences. Discover ways to highlight internships, leadership experience, student activities, and volunteer work. Topics include format, content, and style.
Acing the Interview
Knowing what to expect can put your interviewing anxiety at ease. Learn how to prepare for internship and full-time job interviews. Strategize appropriate responses to the toughest questions, such as strengths, weaknesses, "Tell me about yourself," and salary responses. Identify resources necessary to familiarize yourself with both the company and industry.
Maximizing Your Job Search
Learn to organize and conduct a job search in your field of choice. Techniques for locating employment opportunities, including networking and researching employers, are covered. Sources for job leads in a variety of fields are identified.
Social Media and Networking for Your Job Search
Learn how to expand your network through the use of social media. Make the connections you need to get the job you want. Additionally, discover key ways to protect your online reputation, and uncover a virtual hidden job market.
On-Campus Recruitment (OCR) Orientation
Open to January, May & Summer 2013 graduates. Learn how to make the most of the OCR program and manage NYU InterviewNet. Mandatory for OCR participants.
Non-Academic Resumes for PhDs
Looking to expand your job search outside of the academic realm? Employers in the business sector tend to regard the CV format as too lengthy and cumbersome. Knowing how to submit a resume format that will most effectively market your skills and qualifications for your target job is therefore crucial. Attend this workshop to learn how to convert a standard curriculum vitae into a business resume format that will impress employers outside academia, or learn how to write a resume from scratch that highlights your academic achievements in ways that impress employers.
Resumes for Masters Students
Masters students bring to their job search an extra level of knowledge and training; but how can you best communicate this to prospective employers? Attend this workshop and learn how to write a resume that will effectively highlight your academic strengths and contributions and incorporate your previous professional and academic activities. Explore the difference between a business resume format and a CV format, and learn when which one is most appropriate to use. Learn about formatting tips and tricks to make your resume stand out!