Tag Archives: Career Planning

Spring Events at Wasserman: Job Fairs and Career Support


Spring 2016 Job & Internship Fair

Thursday, January 28, 2016 11am – 3pm, NYU Kimmel Center

Meet employers hiring for summer internships and full-time positions in various industries! Pre-registration will begin the week of January 19th. More information and dates coming soon.


Engineering & Technology Spring Fair – TWO DAYS!

Thursday, February 4 and Friday, February 5, 2016 11am – 3pm, NYU Brooklyn Campus, Jacobs Gymnasium

Explore full-time, part-time, and internship opportunities in fields like engineering, computer hardware/software, technology, science, management, digital media, etc. Career fair details and pre-registration information coming soon.

Non-Profit Boot Camp

January 29, 2016 9:00-4:30 pm, Wasserman Center

Deadline to Apply: Monday, January 11  This full-day conference is open to undergraduate and graduate students from all majors to learn industry insights, trends and career development advice from professionals in the non-profit field along with networking opportunities.  The keynote speaker is Veronika Scott of The Empowerment Plan.  Breakfast and lunch will be served. Click here to apply.

Managing your Quarter-Life Crisis
January 12, 6:00-7:00 PM, Wasserman Center, Presentation Room B

Join Pamela Weinberg and recent graduates /young alumni in learning how to rebound from the quarter-life crises, and how to take steps to recover and thrive in the next professional phase. The workshop covers: re-discovering passions, interests and strengths, assessing skills and gaps, and building confidence, as well as tips on searching for your next career and a job market overview for millennials. To register for the event, click here.

NYU CareerNet has a new look! Tell us what you think!
We recently moved to the new student interface for NYUCareerNet, powered by Symplicity, and we’d like your feedback on the new look. As an incentive, students who complete the survey will be entered to win one of 15 $25 Amazon gift cards! Complete the survey at  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/sympUI

What career type are you? Take the Universum Survey to find out 

There are seven distinct career types based on career preferences, goals and personality. Knowing yours is important. The Universum Student Survey takes your responses and provides you with an in-depth review of who you are as an applicant, suggesting employers and industries you may not otherwise have considered. Take the survey here for a free report!
For a full list of NYU Wasserman events, please log in to your NYU CareerNet account here.

New Fellowship Opportunities in CareerNet

Fellowships provide a fantastic opportunity to gain funding for experiential learning or professional training and development.  The NYU Wasserman Center is constantly posting new fellowship opportunities for which students can apply. In January, deadlines are coming up for the White House Fellows Program, Data Incubator Fellowship, and many more.  Find opportunities today in CareerNet!

Upcoming Graduate Seminars and Webinars

For the month of January, the Graduate Student Career Development Team is offering an array of in-person and virtual events.  Join us for Marketing Your Master’s Degree and Job Search Strategies for Graduate Students, among others.  Additionally, Versatile PhD is a website featuring career exploration for non-academic paths among advanced degree holders.  They will host a free web-based panel discussion on Careers in Business for Humanities and Social Science PhDs on January 25-29.  All panelists are PhDs from these fields.  Click here for more information.  To RSVP to these events and others, head to CareerNet.New Graduate Student Resources in CareerNet

The Graduate Student Team added four new resources to CareerNet in December.  Go to CareerNet>Resources>Career Resources to view the new handouts: Resume Guidelines for Graduate Students, CV Guidelines for Graduate Students, Cover Letter Guidelines for Graduate Students, and Networking Tips for Graduate Students.

To learn more about graduate student services, events, and resources, visit CareerNet or The Wasserman Center’s graduate student webpage. Receive our weekly eNews by signing up in CareerNet at Home>Profile>Privacy.  To RSVP for Wasserman Career Development events, log into CareerNet, and click through Home>Events>Seminars to locate a list of upcoming programs and register.

Job Posting: Development Assistant at Brooklyn Jesuit Prep

Development/Administration Assistant

Reports directly to President and undertakes any tasks assigned by President.

Daily responsibilities include maintaining and updating donor database; generating donor acknowledgment letters; processing gifts and handling returned mail.

Assists with planning and execution of events for fundraising, donor cultivation and administration annual spring gala, board meetings, and foundation/donor visits.

Assists in the creation of the annual report including gathering data, writing text, and locating photos as well as managing production of same.

Assists President in her communication with donors and general public. Coordinates communication between sponsors and sponsored students. Handles logistics for major mailings. Writes and edits newsletters, e-blasts, program brochures and flyers. Helps maintain and update BJP social media including website.

Conducts fundraising research and drafts grant proposals and request letters.

Assists with bookkeeping and accounting tasks including but not limited to the following: entering data into QuickBooks, preparing bank deposits in accordance with Financial Procedures Manual, making bank deposits, and assisting with bill paying.

Supports the President and Principal with a range of diverse aspects of office and building management tasks and provides clerical support to administration as needed;

Assists with creating and maintaining development and administration files.
Responsible for taking photos at events and organizing photo files.


Excellent writing, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

Self-directed, highly motivated and detail oriented with strong time management skills

Proficiency in Microsoft word and excel.

Passion for the mission of Brooklyn Jesuit Prep

Available to work some evenings and weekends as required

Preferred experience: event planning and development in an educational setting

Bachelor’s degree is required


Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience. This is an entry level position.

Benefits Package: Includes paid holidays, vacation and sick days, medical insurance and optional 401(K) plan. Housing is available.

Applications will be accepted through September 10, 2015. Interested candidate should email a cover letter and resume to president@brooklynjesuit.org.


Entry level position


New position with strong potential for growth





Looking for Career Guidance? Wasserman Programming in GSAS Lounge Kicks Off Tuesday, 3/10!

Tuesday March 10 from 5-6:30pm marks the kickoff of the Wasserman Center for Career Development bringing great programming on site to GSAS in the Student Lounge (120 Silver)! Join us for snacks & beverages, an Introduction to Wasserman Services,and Q & A with Grad Team staff.

Full programming series to be posted soon!

What to Do After Graduation: GSAS Master’s College Seminar Tomorrow!

There is still time to register for tomorrow’s GSAS Master’s Seminar
What to Do After Graduation

Whether you are graduating this semester, in a year, or more, the time has come to consider what happens after graduation.

We have compiled a panel of employment and graduate admissions professionals who will cover both the application process for PhD. programs and the job seeking process for recent graduates. Discover what makes a strong application for doctoral programs as well as what makes you a strong candidate in the job hunt.

We will be holding the seminar in the Grad Commons.

The Grad Commons
Room 120 in the Silver Center
Tomorrow, Tuesday, April 12th
6 pm – 7:30 pm

To register, send an email with your name and the name of the event to gsas.masterscollege.rsvp@nyu.edu

So You Want to Get a Ph.D. in the Humanities

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