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Graduate Students

The Graduate Student Career Development Center at the Wasserman Center offers comprehensive and customized services to empower graduate students in their career planning. Through discipline-focused program development, tailored career coaching, and cultivation of employer and stakeholder relationships, the Wasserman Center addresses the specific needs of NYU’s diverse base of graduate students to enhance their career success across all levels of their NYU experience.
 

Expanded Services for Graduate Students

In addition to the full-range of programs and services available to all students at the Wasserman Center, graduate students also have access to the following specialized programs and services.

Resumes for Master's Level Students
Master's students bring an extra level of knowledge and training to their job search. Learn how best to communicate this effectively, highlight your academic strengths and contributions, incorporate your previous professional and academic activities and learn insights about formatting tips and tricks to make your resume stand out.

Job Search Strategies for Graduate Students
Searching for a job is hard work. Begin the job search by attending this session to learn effective advanced job-hunting strategies.

Networking 101 for Graduate Students
Networking is an essential skill to develop for your job search. This interactive seminar is designed to equip you with techniques to effectively network and showcase your most valuable assets.

Marketing Your Master's Degree
This interactive seminar will provide students with an opportunity to learn more about how to articulate their specialist knowledge and skills to employers and a chance to learn how a master’s degree gives you a competitive advantage in the job market.


Seminars for PhD Candidates

Non-Academic Resumes for PhDs
Looking to expand your job search outside of the academic realm? This seminar will help you learn how to convert a standard Curriculum Vitae into a business resume format that will impress employers, or how to write a resume from scratch that highlights your academic achievements in ways that impress employers.

CVs for Academic Jobs
This seminar will highlight the difference between a resume format and a CV format and the basics of writing a CV: how to effectively highlight your academic strengths and contributions, while incorporating your previous professional and academic activities and formatting tips and tricks to make your CV stand out.

The Academic Job Interview
Learn about success strategies for academic interviews from an expert, and review the academic job search process.


Fellowships

Introduction to National and Global Fellowships
Join us for an interactive seminar that introduces NYU students to distinguished fellowship programs across disciplines that provide funding for graduate education both in the U.S. and abroad, or for travel, public service interests, and independent research not tied to an academic institution.

Fulbright Application Development Workshops
These workshops will address all the essential application materials, which are specifically tailored for the Fulbright application (transcripts, letter of affiliation, letters of recommendation, and writing the personal statement and research project proposal).

Graduate Student Career Development Team

Bernadette So | Director
212.992.9153 | bernadette.so@nyu.edu

Lesia Harhaj | Senior Assistant Director
212.998.4734 | lesia.harhaj@nyu.edu

Keisha Taffe | Senior Assistant Director
212.998.4733 | keisha.taffe@nyu.edu

Miriam Miller | Assistant Director
212.998.4236 | miriam.miller@nyu.edu

Sasha Rosenberg | Assistant Director
212.992.8535 | sasha.rosenberg@nyu.edu

For general inquiries, please contact gradstudentcareer@nyu.edu


Graduate Professional Series

This three-part series will allow you to network and socialize with professionals and other graduate students in your field. Discuss job and career trends and opportunities with representatives from top companies. Register today.  

  • Networking with LinkedIn
  • Navigating Academic and Professional Conferences
  • Perfecting Your Pitch

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Graduate Student eNewsletter

Receive weekly eNewsletters about employer events, job postings, career panels and workshops, and resources for graduate students. Visit NYU CareerNet > Profile > Personal > Privacy to subscribe.


Resources

  • Interfolio | Students seeking to establish files for their academic records, credentials, and confidential letters of recommendation can utilize our on-line credential file service provider.
  • Versatile PhD | An online resource designed to help STEM, humanities, social science PhDs identify, prepare for, and succeed in non-academic careers.

Contact Us

Main Office
133 East 13th Street, 2nd Floor
(212) 998-4730  |  career.development@nyu.edu

Brooklyn Office
311 Bridge Street (The Wunsch Building)
(646) 997-5986  |  career.development@nyu.edu

School of Professional Studies Office
7 East 12th Street, 5th Floor
(212) 998-7205  |  sps.wasserman@nyu.edu
www.sps.nyu.edu/career

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