A Day in the Life of an Urban Planner

By Stephane Pierre, NYC Department of City Planning Transportation Division I grew up in suburban Long Island, where I had very limited interactions with New York City. As I took more trips into the city to visit and spend time with my family, my urge to live in an urban environment grew. This led meContinue reading “A Day in the Life of an Urban Planner”

Learning from the past, planning for the future: Wisdom from NYU Alumni

My NYU Story Hear from NYU alumni as they speak honestly about the transitions to college and eventually to career. The My NYU Story series showcases recent alumni who represent diverse experiences in a set of candid conversations conducted by current students. Watch webinar recordings below: My NYU Story: July 23rdFeatured Alum: Gerianne Pérez, Actress/VocalistContinue reading “Learning from the past, planning for the future: Wisdom from NYU Alumni”

Did I Really Do That? — Overcoming Impostor Syndrome as A Graduate Student

By Fatim Lelenta, Wasserman Assistant Director for Graduate Student Development As a graduate student, you are navigating multiple roles and tasks which include taking tests, writing research papers, submitting conference proposals or leading a professional organization in your field. Typically, your graduate program is a crucial time where your personal and professional identities meet. TheContinue reading “Did I Really Do That? — Overcoming Impostor Syndrome as A Graduate Student”

How to Nail Your Education Video Interview

By Jazzmine Smith What’s new, what’s the same, how to get to the next step in your career. Do you remember your first time preparing for an interview? It probably involved picking out the right suit, getting a haircut that was professional (but made you stand out!), and triple checking GoogleMaps to make sure youContinue reading “How to Nail Your Education Video Interview”

Industry Insights and Connections

The Wasserman Center is in daily contact with employers, and many are focused on moving their employees to remote work and supporting them before hiring new staff. Still, they are eager to stay engaged with you as well. Below, we have shared highlights that have come directly from employers on hiring trends and how Covid-19Continue reading “Industry Insights and Connections”

Wasserman Global Peer Spotlight: Emily Gómez

By: Emily Gómez, CAS ’22, Wasserman Global Peer, NYU Madrid This past semester, I had the opportunity study abroad at NYU Madrid. During that time, I was able to connect with the local culture through my homestay and internship experiences. I interned at a Spanish NGO and was able to form relationships with my coworkersContinue reading “Wasserman Global Peer Spotlight: Emily Gómez”

Your internship just ended. Now what?

By: Bailey Irelan, Communications Specialist at Hot Paper Lantern After a successful internship, it’s all too easy to slip back into your normal routine and let the connections and work you put in fade into the background. Making the most of an internship experience goes far beyond your time at the company. Here are threeContinue reading “Your internship just ended. Now what?”

3 Tips for the Transition from Full-Time Student to Full-Time Professional

By Tiffany Li A couple of years ago as a senior at NYU, I was pretty nervous about the prospect of being a full-time working professional versus an intern/student. Would it be an easy transition? Would I get along with my co-workers? What would my workload be like? I will say that the wonderful thingContinue reading “3 Tips for the Transition from Full-Time Student to Full-Time Professional”

Wasserman Global Peer Spotlight: Margaux Trexler

A small fish in a big pond, and very glad to be oneBy: Margaux Trexler, Wasserman Global Peer, NYU Paris After living in Baltimore, Maryland, for my whole life, the idea of moving to Paris for a year was undeniably daunting. Not only did I not speak French, but Paris is about four times largerContinue reading “Wasserman Global Peer Spotlight: Margaux Trexler”

How to Secure an Interview in Non-Traditional Finance Industries from a student’s perspective

By Ryan Xia Hi everyone! My name is Ryan Xia, a Stern junior studying Finance and Actuarial Science. Passionate about the study and practice of risks, I have had quite a lot of professional exposure to non-traditional finance industries. If you are actively looking for, or thinking about, a potential internship in a non-traditional financeContinue reading “How to Secure an Interview in Non-Traditional Finance Industries from a student’s perspective”

Pre-Interview Checklist

Written by Mithul Roy Pre-Interview Checklist: (Use this to prepare for your next interview!) Use Glassdoor/Big Interview to lookup potential questions Research the company Prepare 2-3 questions to ask the interviewer Review your application materials (resume, cover letter, etc) Review the job posting Update and print your resume Network with people at the company viaContinue reading “Pre-Interview Checklist”

NYU Podcast Academy

Hello, I’m Jeremiah Campoverde, a rising senior at Stern concentrating in Marketing, with a dual minor in English and BEMT. My passion for storytelling and my entertainment-centric career goals stem from my ardent belief that stories can promote understanding and advocate for underrepresented and marginalized voices. My Jesuit education in high school instilled in meContinue reading “NYU Podcast Academy”