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Preparing for Advancement

New York University has a wide variety of resources that you can use to enhance your skills and advance your career. Take advantage of these opportunities to build your career at NYU.

Office of Talent, Learning and Organizational Development

The Human Resources Division, through the Office of Talent, Learning and Organizational Development, offers an array of career and skill development programs. New programs are created frequently, so see the Professional Development Programs schedule.

In addition to regularly scheduled classes, HR staff also provide one-on-one career and job search preparation coaching. This coaching helps NYU employees identify job openings that match their career interests and skills and successfully compete throughout the application and interview process.

Prepare for Advancement

Human Resources Officers

Each school and division at the University has designated Human Resources representatives who are responsible for administering University human resources policies within your school or division. Human Resources staff are also available to discuss career-related concerns including any interest that you have in seeking a transfer or promotion within your school or division.


School of Professional Studies

Center for Career, Education and Life Planning

The Center for Career, Education and Life Planning in the School of Professional Studies (SPS) can support your career development at NYU. The Center offers individual career counseling and testing, and career-related workshops to help you to clarify your professional goals. The Center also provides advisement on a broad range of courses, certificates and degree programs offered by SPS for those interested in enhancing their careers through education. Full-time employees at NYU receive a 10% discount on individual career counseling and are eligible for 80% tuition remission on SPS courses. For more information, please visit or call us at 212-998-7060.

Tuition Remission

New York University offers employees a unique opportunity to take courses through its tuition remission program. You can use tuition remission to:

  • Earn a degree; from an Associates to a Ph.D.
  • Take courses at the School of Professional Studies. These courses are usually offered at 80%.
  • Take job related courses with the approval of your supervisor.
  • Participate in skill-building courses such as computer literacy or communication courses.

Skill-Building Courses offered via Tuition Remission

As part of the University's collective bargaining agreement with Local 3882, skill-building courses are offered to Office and Clerical and Laboratory and Technical employees at 100% tuition remission. (Employees pay 20% at the start, and get reimbursed upon successful completion of the course.) Watch for emails at the beginning of every semester announcing the latest course offerings for UCATS members.

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