NYU Alumni in Government: Ashley Cortez & NYC Opportunity

Ashley Cortez is a Fall 2016 graduate of the Interactive Telecommunications MPS program at the Tisch School of Arts. She is currently a Training and Outreach Specialist at the Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity (NYC Opportunity). How did you find your current job and what Wasserman services or programs did you use, if any? A fellow ITPContinue reading “NYU Alumni in Government: Ashley Cortez & NYC Opportunity”

Should You Delete Your Social Media Presence? Advice from Vault.com

“The biggest mistake people make in social media is that they let their posts live forever.” So says Mark Cuban, celebrity billionaire, investor and sports team owner, in the very first line of a video that presents something of a dystopian outlook on social media and, indeed, digital communication as a whole. The crux ofContinue reading “Should You Delete Your Social Media Presence? Advice from Vault.com”

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”

Alumni Spotlight: Tomi Oluwasanmi

Tomi Oluwasanmi is a May 2017 graduate of the Master of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology program at New York University’s College of Global Public Health. She is currently an Adjunct Lecturer at York College of the City University of New York. How did you find your current job and what Wasserman services, or programs didContinue reading “Alumni Spotlight: Tomi Oluwasanmi”

The Grind Podcast Presents: 3 Ways to Cope with Failures by Amina Sheikh

Amina Sheikh is one of the stars of The Grind Podcast. The Grind follows four college students as they navigate today’s working world. Subscribe to learn more about Amina’s story in Episodes 1 – 5. As one of the thousands of pre-medical students who face immense challenges in getting through the doors of medical school, I amContinue reading “The Grind Podcast Presents: 3 Ways to Cope with Failures by Amina Sheikh”

3 Tips to Boost Your Networking Strategy

With over a decade in entertainment and tech marketing, Carol brings a wealth of experience to bolster business development and client services at APartnership. As a publicist at News Corp Asia Pacific, she led promotional campaigns for multiple brands, including the company’s flagships, National Geographic Channels, FX and FOX and managed high-profile properties, such asContinue reading “3 Tips to Boost Your Networking Strategy”

Alumni Spotlight: Julie Zhang

Julie Zhang is a May 2015 graduate from NYU Steinhardt’s Bachelor of Science in Media, Culture & Communications program. She is currently a Finance Associate at betaworks.  How did you find your current job? Through a warm referral from a fellow NYU Alum! What does a typical day look like? A “typical” day (if such exists) will varyContinue reading “Alumni Spotlight: Julie Zhang”

Digital Marketing at IBM: An Insider’s Perspective

Kamila Hoe currently works at IBM creating engaging educational marketing content and events for marketers both online and in-person. She graduated from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study where she studied storytelling with a concentration in marketing. In her free time, she hosts a podcast where she highlights people’s stories about their passions and expertise.Continue reading “Digital Marketing at IBM: An Insider’s Perspective”

Top 4 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Landing Your Dream Job

Wheeler del Torro is a nutritional anthropologist and author. His most recent book, The Ultimate Guide to Personal Branding, provides a guide to creating a powerful personal brand. When he is not researching, lecturing, or hosting popups, Wheeler is out setting the next culinary trend. As consumers, we are continually presented with choices. For everyContinue reading “Top 4 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Landing Your Dream Job”

International Development Opportunities with Mercy Corps

Kristine Wilson, the Talent Acquisition + Intern Program Officer at Mercy Corps, attended New York University from 2003-2005 where she received her M.A. in Video Art and Photography. After graduating she went on to work at School of Visual Arts (SVA) in Manhattan as an Advisor and Coordinator of the Digital Photography program in Italy. Her photography about the Mythology of WomenContinue reading “International Development Opportunities with Mercy Corps”