These companies and industries want to hire you!

Employers are still hiring on Handshake! In April 2020, there were nearly 1500 new unique postings created and 3853 total approved postings for NYU students. Below, we have compiled unique insights to give you a sense of the top employers, industries, and job functions seeking NYU students right now.

Top Employers Seeking NYU Students

Below, you can find the ten employers who posted the most opportunities with NYU on Handshake in April 2020. The roles that these employers posted ranged in functionality, including digital marketing internships, system development engineers, research fellowships, and more. 

  1. Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
  2. BASIS Charter Schools
  3. National Heritage Academies
  4. US Department of Agriculture
  5. Perfect Search Media
  6. Lutheran Volunteer Corps
  7. Mondelez International
  8. Uncommon Schools
  9. Amazon
  10. American Conservation Experience
Top employer postings for april 2020
Bar Graph showing the April 2020 postings in totals by top 10 companies: Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education – 54, BASIS Charter Schools – 46, National Heritage Academies – 35, US Department of Agriculture – 27, Perfect Search Media – 21, Lutheran Volunteer Corps – 19, Mondelez International – 19, Uncommon Schools – 16, Amazon – 15, American Conservation Experience – 15

Top Job Functions Available to NYU Students

Below, you can find the top ten job functions requested by employers via Handshake job postings in April 2020. Job function refers to the type of work that you would be doing at the organization via the particular role. When searching for opportunities on Handshake, you can filter the postings by job function to best align your search with the type of work you’re interested in. Please note that one job posting can have multiple job functions.

  1. Education / Teaching / Training
  2. Data & Analytics
  3. Advertising, Media & PR 
  4. Marketing – General
  5. Community & Social Services
  6. Finance
  7. Sales
  8. Research
  9. Information Technology
  10. Engineering – Web / Software
Top job functions for april 2020 Postings
Bar Graph showing the April 2020 postings in totals by top 10 job functions: Education/Teaching/Training – 383, Data & Analytics – 275, Advertising, Media & PR – 241, Marketing – General – 222, Community & Social Services – 210, Finance – 192, Sales – 185, Research – 183, Information Technology – 172, Engineering – Web/Software – 171

Top Industries Hiring NYU Students

The following indicates the top ten industries with the most job/internship postings on Handshake in April 2020. This refers to the field/industry that the overall organization/company fits into. On Handshake, you can also utilize filters to narrow down your job/internship search to working in specific industries. 

  1. K-12 Education
  2. Non-Profit – Other
  3. Internet & Software
  4. Research
  5. Government – Local, State & Federal
  6. Other Education
  7. Biotech & Life Sciences
  8. Social Assistance
  9. Advertising, PR & Marketing
  10. Investment / Portfolio Management
top industry postings for april 2020
Bar graph showing the April 2020 postings in totals by top 10 industries: K-12 Education – 211, Non-Profit – Other – 165, Internet & Software – 106, Research – 94, Government – Local, State & Federal – 78, Other Education – 45, Biotech & Life Sciences – 43, Social Assistance – 41, Advertising, PR & Marketing – 37, Investment/Portfolio Management – 37

Moving forward, you can utilize this information to narrow your job/internship search for the most prevalent opportunities currently available on Handshake. We hope this helps you to explore companies, job functions, and industries that you may not have otherwise not considered.

Schedule a virtual career coaching appointment via Handshake for tips on navigating your job search process and see how other students have utilized Handshake to navigate their campus to career journey.

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