With locations on six continents and over 4000 international students enrolled on the Washington Square campus, NYU offers unparalleled opportunities. NYU's global network comprises degree-granting campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai: academic centers in 11 world-class cities; and exchange programs with 16 partner institutions. Students enrolled in the global network university experience an individualized academic journey guided by top scholars, artists, and professionals.
Whether you are interested in working or interning abroad, or an international student studying in the U.S, the Wasserman Center can guide you to relevant resources and opportunities for your job search and career development.
Study Away and Your Career
Few experiences can provide an informed perspective about the world like studying away from your home country. time spent in another culture provides students with an opportunity to develop a skill set and understanding that will set you apart from your peers when it comes time to search for postgraduate employment. Future employers interpret a global experience to mean that you have acquiried many of the marketable qualities they are looking for.
- Cross-cultural communication skills
- Creative problem solving and analytical skills
- Flexibility and the ability to adapt to new circumstances
- Appreciation of different peoples and cultures
- Maturity and independence
- Foreign language skills
Employers want to hire culturally sensitive graduates with practical foreign language skills and a more developed worldview. With a markedly increased exchange across national boundaries, globalization is the buzzword in today's workplace; a global experience during your academic career is a testament to your ability to thrive in your chosen profession after graduation.