Wasserman Center Welcome Week 2015

MONDAY | AUGUST 31

 WASSERMAN GRAD STUDENT ORIENTATION 12pm-1pm, Main Office

Learn about the vast resources at the Wasserman Center. Take a tour of the office, which includes a computer lab, career development resources, a café with free coffee and tea and comfortable spaces to study and work on your resume.

GETTING THE SCOOP ON WORK STUDY AND PART-TIME JOBS  2pm-3pm, Main Office

Looking for a part-time position on campus? This workshop will help you navigate the process of applying for on-campus employment. Learn the difference between federal work study and non-federal work study, on campus versus off campus employment, and how to use NYU CareerNet to apply for positions. Ice cream and sweet treats will be served!

PASSING THE TORCH: STUDENT & ALUMNI MEET-UP 6pm-7:30pm, Main Office

Network with successful recent alumni from different organizations. Learn tips on navigating college to provide a great foundation for your future career. Alumni from different industries will be on hand to give you an inside look into their industries. Light refreshments will be served.

TUESDAY | SEPTEMBER 1

TORCHTALKS: GET THE LOWDOWN ON HOT CAREERS FROM EXPERTS 12pm-2pm, Main Office

Through personal anecdotes and innovative ideas, employers will impart their knowledge with the incoming class of NYU students during this dynamic series or short talks. TORCHtalks will outline the successes and setbacks that have brought these trailblazers to where they are today. Learn about a variety of different industries and career paths available for exploration during your time at NYU and beyond! Wasserman staff members will also be present to answer any beginning-of-semester questions. Stop by for INSOMNIA COOKIES, free food and giveaways!

EMPLOYER SITE VISIT FEATURING: MACY*S 11:15am-2pm, Main Office

Meet at the Wasserman Center, Main Office, to depart for a visit to Macy*s! Take a tour of the office and attend an NYU Alumni Executive Panel to learn what it’s like to work in the Corporate Headquarters of this famous NYC landmark. This trip will include lunch. 

WASSERMAN GRAD STUDENT ORIENTATION 2:30pm-3:30pm, Main Office

Learn about the vast resources at the Wasserman Center. Take a tour of the office, which includes a computer lab, career development resources, a café with free coffee and tea and comfortable spaces to study and work on your resume.

WEDNESDAY | SEPTEMBER 2

JUMP START YOUR INTERNSHIP SEARCH 2pm-3pm, Main Office

Thinking about an internship but not sure where to start? It’s not too late to find a meaningful opportunity. Learn about search strategies, helpful resources and how to market your strengths, abilities and skills to land an internship.  

THURSDAY | SEPTEMBER 3

GETTING THE SCOOP ON WORK STUDY AND PART-TIME JOBS 3pm-4pm, Main Office

Looking for a part-time position on campus? This workshop will help you navigate the process of applying for on-campus employment. Learn the difference between federal work study and non-federal work study, on campus versus off campus employment, and how to use NYU CareerNet to apply for positions. Ice cream and sweet treats will be served!

FRIDAY | SEPTEMBER 4

OCR ORIENTATION 10am-11am, Brooklyn Office

On-Campus Recruitment (OCR) is an opportunity for juniors, seniors and graduate students to interview on-campus with top employers for some of the most competitive internships and full-time jobs available. To sign up for this program, you must attend a mandatory OCR Orientation Session, which will cover all the necessary information you will need to know in order to participate in this program.

MAKING THE MOST OF THE CAREER FAIR 12pm-1pm, Main Office

Come to this seminar and find out the best ways to set yourself apart for full-time, internships or part-time opportunities available at the Fall Job & Internship Fair on Thursday, September 10.

TUESDAY | SEPTEMBER 8

GRADUATE STUDENT WELCOME BREAKFAST 9am-11am, Main Office

This event is a great opportunity for new graduate students to meet and network with each other. Participants will also learn about the many programs, resources and services that the Wasserman Center offers for graduate students. Breakfast will be served.

MEET THE WASSERMAN CAREER AMBASSADORS 2pm-5pm, Kimmel Center, 2nd Floor Lobby

Meet the Wasserman Career Ambassadors and ask any questions about the Wasserman Center. At this table, you can also pre-register for the Fall Job & Internship Fair and enter to win a Wasserman t-shirt.

THURSDAY | SEPTEMBER 10

FALL JOB & INTERNSHIP FAIR 11am-3pm, Kimmel Center 

Take advantage of this opportunity to meet with over 140 employers hiring for full-time and part-time jobs and internships. Explore different industries, gather information about career options and connect with employers. The fair will draw recruiters from business, nonprofit and government organizations, among many others.

FRIDAY | SEPTEMBER 11

EMPLOYER SITE VISIT FEATURING UBER 10:15am-1pm, Main Office

Meet at the Wasserman Center, Main Office, to depart for a visit to Uber! Take a tour of the office to learn what it’s like to work at this exciting and growing startup. This trip will include lunch. 

DROP-IN HOURS

Have quick questions about finding a work study position? Need help with your resume or cover letter? Looking for help with talking to employers or sending email communications? Drop by for a 5 minute conversation with a career coach at our extended drop-in hours.

SATURDAY | AUGUST 29 11am-4pm, Main Office & Brooklyn Office

SUNDAY | AUGUST 30 11am-3pm, Main Office

MONDAY | AUGUST 31 12pm-5pm, Main Office & Brooklyn Office

FRIDAY | SEPTEMBER 4 12pm-5pm, Main Office

TUESDAY | SEPTEMBER 8 12pm-5pm, Main Office

WEDNESDAY | SEPTEMBER 9 12pm-5pm, Main Office