Grad Alumni Spotlight: Tamarie Macon

Tamarie Macon completed the NYU Provost’s Postdoctoral and Transition Program for Academic Diversity Fellowship in August 2017 and completed her PhD in August 2015. She is currently a Program Director of Permanent Supportive Housing at Homeward Bound of WNC (Western North Carolina). How did you find your current job and what Wasserman services or programsContinue reading “Grad Alumni Spotlight: Tamarie Macon”

Tips to Prepare for a Career in the Foreign Service

Usha Pitts is the Diplomat in Residence for the New York Metro Region. She is based in the City College of New York and serves communities in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Usha is dedicated to supporting professionals and students pursuing opportunities with the U.S. Department of State. Usha has served for 19 yearsContinue reading “Tips to Prepare for a Career in the Foreign Service”

Foreign Service Officer Career Overview

Usha Pitts is the Diplomat in Residence for the New York Metro Region. She is based in the City College of New York and serves communities in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Usha is dedicated to supporting professionals and students pursuing opportunities with the U.S. Department of State. Usha has served for 19 yearsContinue reading “Foreign Service Officer Career Overview”

Considerations Before Deciding to Join a Fellowship Abroad

Laura Ruiz recently graduated from Heriot Watt University, Politecnico di Milano and Umeå Universitet. She is now pursuing a 9 month fellowship at Amal Academy, in Lahore, Pakistan. Before joining the fellowship, Laura spent 7 years working in project management, consulting, logistics and the service industry. This includes work for Avianca, a top airline inContinue reading “Considerations Before Deciding to Join a Fellowship Abroad”

My Fulbright to Bulgaria: Teaching English and Cultural Exchange

Ariel Bloomer is a first year master’s student of Higher Education and Student Affairs at NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. She graduated with a B.A. in creative writing from Scripps College in California, and spent the following year teaching English in Bulgaria. More insights on her Fulbright year can be foundContinue reading “My Fulbright to Bulgaria: Teaching English and Cultural Exchange”