Effective 2/7/2022 the Wasserman Center for Career Development is operating in a hybrid model, with both in person and virtual services available.

Career coaching options are listed below. You will receive confirmation details from Handshake prior to your appointment.

Undergraduate Students & NYU Alumni

Learn more about all available coaching options below for current students and alumni. Schedule a career coaching appointment today!

Current Students:

Based on availability, in-person and virtual appointments can be scheduled in advance (choose “pre-scheduled”) or on the same day up to an hour in advance of the appointment time (choose “same day”). Same day appointments are available September-May.

*SPS Students: Find specialized career coaching info for the NYU SPS Wasserman Center. For assistance, please email sps.wasserman@nyu.edu.

Alumni:

Given current NYU guidelines (and until further notice), coaching appointments with alumni are virtual only. Based on availability, appointments can be scheduled in advance (choose pre-scheduled) or on the same day (choose same day). Please note: during our busy seasons, wait times for an appointment can be up to 3 weeks.

To schedule an appointment:

  • Open Handshake from NYU Home or at nyu.joinhandshake.com
  • From the top Menu, under Career Center, select Appointments
  • Click Schedule a New Appointment
  • Select the category that best applies
  • Choose the time and appointment type that works best for your career needs (pre-scheduled or same day)
    • Note that Same Day appointments are ONLY available September-May

Coaching appointments are great for:

  • Resume and cover letter review
  • On-campus job search questions
  • Job or internship search
  • Handshake questions
  • Networking tips
  • Interviewing tips
  • Career fair prep
  • Unsure where to start!
  • Other quick career related questions

Graduate Students

Wasserman has coaches that specialize in serving NYU’s master’s, doctoral, and advanced certificate students, as well as postdocs.

All 30-minute coaching appointments can be scheduled in advance to guarantee that the timing and duration work for your demanding schedules and level of experience. Appointments are posted in Handshake one month in advance for your convenience.

To schedule an appointment, please log-in to Handshake

  • Open Handshake from NYU Home or at nyu.joinhandshake.com
  • From the top Menu, under Career Center, select Appointments
  • Click Schedule a New Appointment
  • Select Graduate Students
  • Choose the time that works best for your career needs

In-Person Appointments

  • @ Union Square, Palladium Hall
  • @ Brooklyn, Wunsch Hall
  • @ 7 East 12th Street *SPS location for SPS students only
  • @ Midtown Center *SPS location for SPS students only

Please note: In order to serve as many students and alumni as possible, appointments are limited to one per day.

Contact the Grad Team:

If you have any trouble finding a coaching appointment or have an immediate career question or concern, please email the Grad Team directly at gradstudentcareer@nyu.edu.

Cancellation & No-Show Policies for Undergraduate and Graduate Appointments


We understand emergencies and schedule changes do occur, however we are not able to accommodate last minute cancellations and no-shows. To utilize our services, the following policies apply:

  • Cancellation Policy: If you can no longer make your appointment, you must cancel it in Handshake at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled time.
  • No-Show Policy: If you do not cancel an appointment at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled time in Handshake, or you do not show up for your appointment, it will be recorded as a No-Show. 
  • Late Arrival Policy: If you arrive late to your virtual meeting, we can only meet with you for the remainder of your original appointment time. If you arrive more than 10 minutes late, you may be asked by the coach to reschedule.