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Graduate Students

New York University's Wasserman Center for Career Development assists master's and doctoral students as they plan their career and begin their search for employment. The Wasserman Center facilitates the career development of NYU students and alumni in a supportive and innovative environment. We are committed to providing quality programs and resources that empower individuals and connect the NYU community with diverse learning experiences and career opportunities.

We now offer expanded services to meet the needs of graduate students at NYU. Since the career decision-making process and job search require a dedicated amount of time, effort, and commitment, the Wasserman Center offers a wide array of services and programs specifically designed to aid students who are at this important stage. To help ensure a successful career transition, we invite students to take advantage of our resources. We strongly recommend that you visit the office for more detailed information and, if appropriate, an appointment with a career coach.

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 Seminars and Presentations

Master's and doctoral students' career planning and job search concerns are covered throughout the academic year during specialized graduate student programming. For detailed information about upcoming events, log into NYU CareerNet and click Events.

The Academic Job Interview

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

Graduate Networking Series

This four-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. Visit NYU CareerNet for dates and industries.

Resumes for Master's Students

Master's students bring to their job search an extra level of knowledge and training. Learn how best to communicate this effectively highlight your academic strengths and contributions, incorporate your previous professional and academic activities, explore the difference between a business resume format and a CV format, and learn about formatting tips and tricks to make your resume stand out.

Non-Academic Resumes for PhDs

Looking to expand your job search outside of the academic realm? Knowing how to submit a resume format that will most effectively market your skills and qualifications for your target job is crucial when targeting employers outside academia.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

Primarily for PhD candidates and post-docs, learn the basics of writing a CV: Effectively highlight your academic strengths and contributions. Incorporate your previous professional and academic activities. Explore the difference between a 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 CV stand out.


Graduate Student Events





Graduate Student Walk-in Hours

  • Tuesdays, 5pm-6:30pm
  • Fridays, 2pm-3:30pm
  • Graduate students are also eligible to utilize all regular walk-in hours.

Credential File Service

Students seeking to establish files for their academic records, credentials, and confidential letters of recommendation can utilize our on-line credential file service provider:

Contact Us

Main Office
133 East 13th Street, 2nd Floor
(212) 998-4730  |

Brooklyn Office
Six MetroTech Center, Suite JB 359
(718) 260-3650  |

School of Professional Studies Office
7 East 12th Street, Suite 829
(212) 998-7205  |

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