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Career Seminar Series

Combining practical information with active participation, seminars give students a comprehensive understanding of career planning and job hunting. Seminars are conducted regularly thoughout the year. Students who complete the three-part seminar series are better prepared for the job search and gain a competitive edge over over other candidates.

  • Resumes & Cover Letters that Work: Learn to write effective resumes and cover letters that reflect relevant skills and experiences. Discover ways to highlight internships, leadership experience, student activities, and volunteer work.
  • Acing the Interview: Learn how to prepare for internship and full-time job interviews, strategize appropriate responses to difficult interview questions, and review proper attire.
  • Social Media & Networking for Your Job Search: Learn how to expand your network through the use of social media. Make the connections you need to get the job you want. Discover key ways to protect your online reputation adn uncover a hidden job market.

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 favilitate 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. Contact us at careerdevelopment.diversity@nyu.edu.


Peer Education

The Wasserman Center's Peer Educators, known as Peers in Careers (PICs), support and promote the mission of the Wasserman Center. Peers encourage NYU students to actively participate in their own career development through self assessment, major and career exploration, decision-making and job-search analysis. PICs 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.

Interested in becoming a Peer in Careers? In March, the Peers in Careers Volunteer Position is posted on NYU CareerNet for Peers that will start the following academic year.


Reports


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 NYU’s Wasserman Center for Career Development and is open during the Fall and Spring semesters to the entire NYU community.

  • Want to learn more about applying to the Peace Corps, volunteer life or current programs? Contact Peace Corps' NYU Campus Recruiter in the Fall or Spring at 212.998.4748 or peacecorps@nyu.edu.
  • Are you a returned Peace Corps Volunteer and NYU alum? Join our Google Group if you would like to share your experience with current NYU students and connect with the NYU Peace Corps community.

Peace Corps
Walk-in Hours

Drop in to learn what Peace Corps service can do for your career.

  • Thursdays & Fridays
    10am-12pm

Contact Us

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

Brooklyn Office
Six MetroTech Center, Suite JB 359
(718) 260-3650  |  career.development@nyu.edu

School of Professional Studies Office
7 East 12th Street, Suite 829
(212) 998-7205  |  scps.wasserman@nyu.edu
www.scps.nyu.edu/career.html

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