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Career Boot Camps

Boot camps are full day conferences designed to explore the realities of working in liberal arts, business, and non-profit industries. Highlights include a keynote speaker and seminars facilitated by industry leaders. Created in partnership with Morgan Stanley, these intensive career conferences are designed to familiarize students with a variety of industries and to help ease the transition from the classroom to the workplace.

Boot Camp participants will hear from panels of professionals in a variety of areas within your field, participate in interactive workshops to explore career options, and network with professionals who can offer career advice and guidance

Additional information and application information for upcoming Boot Camps can be found on NYU CareerNet. Applications are typically due approximately six weeks prior to each Boot Camp event.


Diversity Career Programs

The Wasserman Center's comprehensive diversity programs are designed to prepare and promote historically underrepresented students and facilitate students' exploration of career opportunities that celebrate workplace diversity. The Diversity Internship & Career Preparation Program (DICP) aims to assist students in developing job search and networking skills, improving resume and cover letter writing skills, and strives to empower students to find their dream internship. Applications are accepted during the fall semester. Please refer any questions about diversity programming to careerdevelopment.diversity@nyu.edu.


First Class

First Class is the Wasserman Center’s professional development and mentorship program for first generation college students. Undergraduate students participate in career related workshops, meet industry leaders, and connect with a professional mentor and career coach to help explore academic areas of interest, internships, and careers. The Wasserman Center gratefully acknowledges Prudential for their support of the First Class program.

Additional information and application information can be found on NYU CareerNet beginning in January.


PREP: Professional Readiness Education Program

PREP is a career readiness certification program is designed to prepare international students for global careers in the United States, home countries, and third country markets. Expand your U.S. and global professional networks. Build an effective global job search strategy. Connect with international peers, alumni, and employers. Participants earn a Certificate of Completion from the Wasserman Center and a guaranteed seat at the International Student Conference in the spring semester.

  • Participants must be sophomores and first year graduate students with no work experience. Applications are generally available early in the fall semester.

Peer Education

The Wasserman Center's peer educators, known as Wasserman Career Ambassadors, support and promote the mission of the Wasserman Center. Career Ambassadors encourage NYU students to actively participate in their own career development through self assessment, major and career exploration, decision-making and job-search analysis. Career Ambassadors serve as liaisons between students and the Wasserman Center, and are committed to providing quality programs and resources that empower individuals and connect the NYU community with diverse learning experiences and career opportunities.


Peace Corps

NYU continues to be one of the top Peace Corps Volunteer-producing universities in the country, with over 1,000 graduates having served as PCVs. The NYU Peace Corps Office is located at the Wasserman Center, Main Office and is open during the Fall and Spring semesters to the entire NYU community.

NYU Peace Corps Recruiter

The NYU Peace Corps Campus Recruiter, Helen Alesbury, Returned Volunteer El Salvador 2011-2013, will return at the beginning of the Fall 2016 semester.

To locate another recruiter in the area over the summer please visit www.peacecorps.gov/recruiters or call (855) 855-1961.

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