These companies and industries want to hire you!

Employers from a wide range of industries are still hiring on Handshake for various job/internship opportunities! In our May 2020 findings, we saw top postings within the industries of insurance, government, and social assistance. Additionally, the top job functionalities posted in May ranged from marketing to advertising, media & PR to community & social services, among more. The top employers who posted to NYU on Handshake in May included Graham-Windham, Ignite Mental Health, and Lee, Nolan & Koroghlian, LLC (Mass Mutual Financial Group), along with a few other organizations.

Now taking a look at June 2020, there were about 1,800 unique postings created this past month, totaling 3,283 overall approved postings for NYU students and alumni. Both indicate a sharp increase from May 2020, where there were about 1,500 unique postings created and 2,936 approved postings. As a part of our monthly blog series updates, we have compiled unique insights to give you a sense of the top employers, industries, and job functions that are currently seeking NYU students and alumni.

Top Employers Seeking NYU Students

Below, you can find the ten employers who posted the most opportunities with NYU on Handshake in June 2020. 

The roles that these employers posted ranged in functionality, including investment & trading associates, volunteer coordinators, and epidemiology fellowships. When compared to our May 2020 Handshake postings, the only organization that remained at the top of our total postings was BASIS Charter Schools. Additionally, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education was among the top employers who posted in April 2020. 

  1. Citadel and Citadel Securities
  2. BASIS Charter Schools
  3. Distinctive Schools
  4. The D. E. Shaw Group
  5. United Parcel Service (UPS)
  6. Peace Corps
  7. Reading Partners
  8. JAARS
  9. Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
  10. Bristol Myers Squibb
Bar Graph showing the June 2020 postings in totals by top 10 companies: Citadel and Citadel Securities – 59, BASIS Charter Schools – 58, Distinctive Schools – 54, The D. E. Shaw Group – 51, United Parcel Service (UPS) – 45, Peace Corps – 41, Reading Partners – 39, JAARS – 31, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education – 24, and Bristol Myers Squibb – 22.

Top Job Functions Available to NYU Students

Below, you can find the top ten job functions requested by employers via Handshake job postings in June 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. 

In comparison to our May 2020 postings, there was an increase in June 2020 for postings related to the majority of the top job functionalities, including the likes of healthcare services, information technology, and civil/mechanical engineering: 

  1. Education / Teaching / Training
  2. Engineering – Web / Software
  3. Sales
  4. Data & Analytics
  5. Engineering – Civil / Mechanical / Other
  6. Administration
  7. Research
  8. Information Technology
  9. Healthcare Services
  10. Finance
Bar Graph showing the June 2020 postings in totals by top 10 job functions: Education / Teaching / Training – 418; Engineering – Web / Software – 251; Sales – 249; Data & Analytics – 242; Engineering – Civil / Mechanical / Other – 233; Administration – 221; Research – 210; Information Technology – 200; Healthcare Services -185; and Finance – 171.

Top Industries Hiring NYU Students

The following indicates the top ten industries with the most job/internship postings on Handshake in June 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. In comparison to May 2020, we saw an increase in June 2020 postings related to the fields of investment/portfolio management; healthcare; international affairs; electronic & computer hardware; transportation & logistics; management consulting, and real estate.

  1. K-12 Education
  2. Non-Profit – Other
  3. Investment / Portfolio Management
  4. Healthcare
  5. International Affairs
  6. Internet & Software
  7. Electronic & Computer Hardware
  8. Transportation & Logistics
  9. Management Consulting
  10. Real Estate
ar graph showing the June 2020 postings in totals by top 10 industries: K-12 Education – 158; Non-Profit – Other – 151; Investment / Portfolio Management – 145; Healthcare – 98; International Affairs – 78; Internet & Software – 74; Electronic & Computer Hardware – 54; Transportation & Logistics – 51; Management Consulting – 48; and Real Estate – 48.

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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