Upcoming Professional Skills Events at Wasserman / Funded Internship Award

The following events at the Wasserman Center were announced in a recent ‘NYU Minute’ email blast. Of particular interest to Draper students may be the last item mentioned, the Funded Internship Award, which is a $1,000 award for “students pursuing unpaid internships at non-profits, government agencies, arts organizations and other industries that do not traditionally pay their interns…” Applications for the award are due (via NYU CareerNet) on February 21.
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Wasserman Center Events

  • Women’s Foreign Policy Group Mentor Fair; Wednesday, Feb. 22, 6:30 pm, Kimmel Center
    Network informally in round table discussions with senior-level experts. Featuring International Development, NGOs, United Nations, Human Rights, Foreign Service, Communications and International Law, Health, Business. RSVP required at www.wfpg.org, (Event is full but sign up for the waitlist!) Free for NYU Students.

  • The Wasserman Center Professional Skills Series (RSVP through NYU CareerNet)
    • How to Write a US Resume and Cover Letter; Tuesday, Feb. 14, 12:00 noon
      Gain the skills to write a compelling cover letter and resume. Learn the specifics of preparing your resume and cover letter for the U.S. job search.
    • Telling Your International Student Story; Wednesday, Feb. 15, 12:00 noon
      This presentation will highlight ways to present your international student experiences as a strength and asset to prospective employers.
    • Communicating Effectively Through Your Job Search; Wednesday, Feb. 15, 5:00 pm
      In today’s job market, the competition is stiff. There is a hidden world of job searching. This seminar will focus on strategies of how to tap into the positions and how to develop more professional contacts.
    • Getting the Job: Job Search Techniques and Interview Skills that Work; Thursday, Feb. 16, 12:30 pm
      Learn about the power of networking and meeting the right people in your field. Then learn about interview preparation, proper attire, and appropriate responses to difficult questions.
    • S.T.E.M. Boot Camp
      Please join us on Friday, March 23, 2012 for an exciting one-day career exploration conference focusing on careers in science, technology, engineering and math. Highlights include seminars facilitated by industry leaders, interviewing tips and networking opportunities! Apply ASAP via NYU CareerNet, Job # 842337.
    • Non-Profit Boot Camp: Skills to Change the World
      The NYU Wasserman Center has teamed up with Morgan Stanley to host “Non-Profit Boot Camp: Skills to Change the World” to provide students with an exciting non-profit career exploration workshop designed to debunk myths and explore the realities of working in the non-profit world. Hear from a panel of professionals, speakers, and participate in a networking event. Friday, Mar. 30, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Wasserman Center. Apply ASAP via NYU CareerNet, Job ID: 842196.
    • Government & Non-Profit Expo
      Travel to Washington, DC to meet employers hiring for full-time employment and internships in the government, non-profit, and public service sectors. To sign up for a bus to DC or learn about other travel options, log into NYU CareerNet and click on Events. Transportation is provided by the Wasserman Center on a first-come/first-served basis. Registration is required in advance. Friday, Feb. 17, 10:00am to 3:00pm at Georgetown University. For info, call 212.998.4730.
    • Engineering & Technology Career Fair at NYU-Poly
      Explore full-time, part-time and internship opportunities in fields including engineering, computer hardware/software, technology, science, management, and digital media among others. Wednesday, Feb. 29, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at NYU-Poly, Jacobs Gymnasium.
    • Funded Internship Award
      The Wasserman Center for Career Development is accepting spring semester applications for the Funded Internship Award. Students pursuing unpaid internships at non-profits, government agencies, arts organizations and other industries that do not traditionally pay their interns may apply for this selective $1,000 award. Apply on NYU CareerNet, Job ID: 840998. Deadline: Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 2:00 pm.

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