These companies and industries want to hire you!

Hiring for a variety of job and internship opportunities continues to readily increase on Handshake. In our August 2020 data, we saw top postings related to the industries of nonprofits, internet & software, and CPG – Consumer Packaged Goods, among others. Additionally, the top job functionalities for postings were Engineering – Web/Software, Finance, and Consulting.

The top employers who posted to NYU on Handshake in August included Procter & Gamble (P&G), IBM, and the Department of Energy – Office of Environmental Management, along with other organizations. Some of the additional top employers in August were also among the top for September, including BASIS Charter Schools, IBM, and Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education. Furthermore, in August, there were 2,200 full-time jobs, 1,206 internships, and 203 part-time jobs approved. Whereas, in September, there were 2,887 full-time jobs, 1,751, internships, and 196 part-time jobs approved, indicating a majority of increases for postings overall. 

Top Employers Seeking NYU Students

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

The roles that these employers posted ranged in functionality, including the likes of supply chain managers, sales account executives, WordPress developers, and strategy consultants. When compared with our previous reports, the employer with the top postings this past month increased their postings from 85 in August 2020 to 129 in September 2020. Furthermore, some employers who didn’t post in the previous month landed among the top employers with postings in September 2020, including Black & Veatch, National Grid, Arup, Coalition Technologies, and Verizon. 

  1. BASIS Charter Schools 
  2. Nashua School District
  3. Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
  4. Black & Veatch
  5. IBM
  6. National Grid
  7. Procter & Gamble (P&G)
  8. Arup 
  9. Coalition Technologies
  10. Verizon
Horizontal Bar Graph showing the September 2020 postings in totals by top 10 companies: BASIS Charter Schools - 129; Nashua School District - 100; Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education - 81; Black & Veatch - 70; IBM - 44; National Grid - 41; Procter & Gamble (P&G) - 40; Arup - 36; Coalition Technologies - 28; and Verizon - 26.
Horizontal Bar Graph showing the September 2020 postings in totals by top 10 companies: BASIS Charter Schools – 129; Nashua School District – 100; Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education – 81; Black & Veatch – 70; IBM – 44; National Grid – 41; Procter & Gamble (P&G) – 40; Arup – 36; Coalition Technologies – 28; and Verizon – 26.

Top Job Functions Available to NYU Students

Below, you can find the top ten job functions requested by employers via Handshake job postings in September 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 August 2020, there was an increase in postings throughout September 2020 for all top ten job functions, including data & analytics, education/teaching/training, and finance, among more. Similarly to August, much of this aligns with the recruitment timelines for these respective industries, primarily finance, consulting, and technology.  

  1. Data & Analytics
  2. Engineering – Web / Software
  3. Engineering – Civil / Mechanical / Other
  4. Education / Teaching / Training
  5. Finance
  6. Information Technology
  7. Sales
  8. Research
  9. Consulting
  10. Administration 
Horizontal Bar Chart showing the September 2020 postings in totals by top 10 job functions: Data & Analytics - 916; Engineering - Web / Software - 893; Engineering - Civil / Mechanical / Other - 802; Education / Teaching / Training - 755; Finance - 719; Information Technology - 606; Sales	- 557; Research - 555; Consulting - 545; and Administration - 455.
Horizontal Bar Chart showing the September 2020 postings in totals by top 10 job functions: Data & Analytics – 916; Engineering – Web / Software – 893; Engineering – Civil / Mechanical / Other – 802; Education / Teaching / Training – 755; Finance – 719; Information Technology – 606; Sales – 557; Research – 555; Consulting – 545; and Administration – 455.

Top Industries Hiring NYU Students

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

In comparison to August 2020, we saw an increase in September 2020 postings for nearly all of the top ten industries, including the likes of internet & software, manufacturing, and nonprofits, in conjunction with other industries.

  1. Internet & Software
  2. K-12 Education 
  3. Non-Profit – Other
  4. Investment / Portfolio Management
  5. Healthcare
  6. Research
  7. Electronic & Computer Hardware
  8. Manufacturing – Other
  9. Management Consulting
  10. CPG – Consumer Packaged Goods
Horizontal Bar Graph showing the September 2020 postings in totals by top 10 industries: Internet & Software - 397; K-12 Education - 386; Non-Profit - Other - 275; Investment / Portfolio Management - 228; Healthcare	- 211; Research - 175; Electronic & Computer Hardware - 143; Manufacturing - Other - 141; Management Consulting - 128; CPG - Consumer Packaged Goods - 125.
Horizontal Bar Graph showing the September 2020 postings in totals by top 10 industries: Internet & Software – 397; K-12 Education – 386; Non-Profit – Other – 275; Investment / Portfolio Management – 228; Healthcare – 211; Research – 175; Electronic & Computer Hardware – 143; Manufacturing – Other – 141; Management Consulting – 128; CPG – Consumer Packaged Goods – 125.

Moving forward, you can utilize this information to narrow your job and 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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