Secrets to Successful Networking: Building a Personal Brand

Secrets to Successful Networking: Building a Personal Brand By Andy C. Ng (Wasserman Peer in Career)  During one of the city’s frigid, torrential downpours, I found myself with an old friend at The Bean in the East Village – try their dirty chai latte, you’ll become an addict, I swear. Catching up about our winterContinue reading “Secrets to Successful Networking: Building a Personal Brand”

Myths vs. Facts! The Truth About Landing a Job in Finance, Business, or Consulting

Myths vs. Facts! Breaking down the common misconceptions, urban legends and false facts around landing a job in the Finance, Business, or Consulting industries. Myth: Only business students can work on Wall Street. Fact: Many liberal arts students have successful careers on Wall Street.  However, as a liberal arts student, you will need to build yourContinue reading “Myths vs. Facts! The Truth About Landing a Job in Finance, Business, or Consulting”

Myths vs. Facts! The Truth About Landing a Job in Arts & Entertainment

Myths vs. Facts! Breaking down the common misconceptions, urban legends and false facts around landing a job in Arts & Entertainment. Myth: All you need is talent. Fact: Talent is only part of what gets you hired. As with any job, you also need to have a resume and other application materials that clearly convey your qualifications. It’s alsoContinue reading “Myths vs. Facts! The Truth About Landing a Job in Arts & Entertainment”

How Different Job Positions Prepare You: From Librarian to Volunteer to Museum Docent

Volunteer Combines Experience as a Librarian, Museum Docent 16:37 pm / By JFriedman in From the Museum For Candace Stuart, who has worked as a volunteer in the museum’s Docent program, her curiosity about 9/11 began right after that tragic day. Working as a news librarian for ABC News at the time, she cites her research on the events ofContinue reading “How Different Job Positions Prepare You: From Librarian to Volunteer to Museum Docent”

Career Tips to Beat the Winter Break Blues

Unless you’re that lucky NYU student who spends winter break traversing the streets of Paris, jet skiing in the Caribbean, or even staying busy with J-term, it may just be that time of year again.  The time of year where the initial Netflix binge begins to slow, meals from the holidays are finally finishing digestion,Continue reading “Career Tips to Beat the Winter Break Blues”

How to “Wow” Your Interviewer

Claudia Enriquez is a second year student receiving her Masters in Public Administration from NYU Wagner. She currently works as a Graduate Program Assistant at NYU Wasserman. She is a New Yorker at heart, growing up in Long Island, then moving to upstate New York to attend college, and now she’s back downstate and enjoyingContinue reading “How to “Wow” Your Interviewer”

Employer Perspective: Is your College Major relevant to the Market?

Murshed Chowdhury acts as an advisor to both companies and individuals who are looking for assistance in technology talent acquisition and development. He has served as the CEO & Partner of Infusive Solutions Inc. since its establishment in 2001. Prior to Infusive, he worked at several recruiting agencies where he honed his skills and roseContinue reading “Employer Perspective: Is your College Major relevant to the Market?”

3rd Annual School of Professional Studies Networking Night

On November 7, 2014, the NYU Wasserman Career Center, NYU SHRM Chapter, and NYU Integrated Marketing Association jointly hosted the Third Annual School of Professional Studies Networking Night. Over 100 NYU School of Professional Studies graduate students and 23 employers attended the event. It was a great opportunity for students to network with industry professionalsContinue reading “3rd Annual School of Professional Studies Networking Night”

Employer Insight: 5 Things to Expect at a Startup

  Career advice: Take chances, and don’t worry if your career doesn’t follow a formula. The most successful people in history have had non-linear careers. 5 Things to Expect at a Startup As a soon-to-be or recent grad, you’re chomping at the bit to jump into the workforce. You’ve got a stellar resume and awesomeContinue reading “Employer Insight: 5 Things to Expect at a Startup”

What Does a Perfect Storm and The Best Job for the Future Have in Common?

Earlier this year, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics published their Top Ten List of Best Jobs for the Future.  Ranking #2 on the list was financial advisor with a projected 10-year growth rate of 27%–almost 3 times the job growth rate of all occupations. So, why is financial advisor ranked so high?  Well, it’sContinue reading “What Does a Perfect Storm and The Best Job for the Future Have in Common?”

4 Golden Rules to Rocking Your Virtual Internship

By Janel Abrahami Janel Abrahami is a May 2014 graduate of NYU Steinhardt’s Applied Psychology program. She currently serves the NBCUniversal intern population as a Campus 2 Career Assistant and a catalyst for early career development.You can find her talking about all things work on Twitter and LinkedIn Looking for a flexible way to explore a new industryContinue reading “4 Golden Rules to Rocking Your Virtual Internship”

Meet Our Guest Tweeters: Carley Clement and Natalie Ball, Manna Project International

On November 4th, Carley and Natalie will take over @NYUWassEmployer on Twitter and give you live updates about the projects they work on, meetings they attend, and the culture of the Manna Project International office. Carley Clement Carley is a New Yorker at heart, growing up in Rochester and moving to New York City toContinue reading “Meet Our Guest Tweeters: Carley Clement and Natalie Ball, Manna Project International”