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.
The Wasserman Center offers a wide array of services and programs specifically designed to aid graduate students with the career decision-making process and job search.
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 services and programs listed on this page.
Resumes for Master's Level 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.
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
Learn how to articulate your high level skills and specialist knowledge gained during your graduate education to share with prospective employers. This interactive seminar will also provide students with an opportunity to learn more about how a master’s degree gives you a competitive advantage in the job market and how to effectively pitch your skills to employers.
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.
The Academic Job Interview
Learn about success strategies for academic interviews from an expert, and review the academic job search process.
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. Your gateway to the world starts by attending this seminar to better understand how a fellowship can be a useful way to clarify or advance your personal, academic, and career goals.
Fulbright Application Development Workshops
These workshops will address the online application, transcripts, letter of affiliation, letters of recommendation, and writing the personal statement and research project proposal. Students will leave this workshop with an individualized action plan for managing the Fulbright application.
The Wasserman Center is committed to providing quality programs and resources that empower individuals and connect the NYU community with diverse learning experiences and career opportunities.
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.
Students seeking to establish files for their academic records, credentials, and confidential letters of recommendation can utilize our on-line credential file service provider: Interfolio.com