How to Highlight your Identities as Strengths at Conferences

Wei-Jin “Gina” Leow is a native New Yorker and current graduate student of NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, where she studies Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She is a current Paul D. Coverdell Fellow, having completed her Peace Corps service in China as a university English teacher. In her spare time, Gina reads to secondContinue reading “How to Highlight your Identities as Strengths at Conferences”

Do You Suffer from Imposter Syndrome? Learn How to Fix It

Wheeler del Torro is a celebrity chef and serial entrepreneur. He is the founder and lead educator of Performance Strategies Lab, a think tank and consulting firm that teaches networking and other vital social skills to undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral students to help maximize their investment in higher education. The imposter syndrome, also known asContinue reading “Do You Suffer from Imposter Syndrome? Learn How to Fix It”

Navigating the Job Search through Wasserman

The following post was written by Jeffrey Chan, who through the help of Wasserman Center for Career Development has secured his dream job! He is graduating next month with a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel and Tourism Management, with a concentration in Marketing and Revenue Management. Throughout my undergraduate career at NYU, a key part of the job and internshipContinue reading “Navigating the Job Search through Wasserman”

Employer Insight: Corporate vs. Startups

Corporate, Startup. Startup, Corporate. Is your head spinning yet? We understand. When you’ve graduated and don’t have a clear career path, it can be difficult to decide in which direction you should set off on your journey. You could enter the ranks of a large business in the corporate sphere. Or you could become aContinue reading “Employer Insight: Corporate vs. Startups”

How I, an English Major, Snagged an Awesome Job in Startup Tech Sales

Sawyer Huff is in sales development at Mag+, a platform for creating and distributing designed mobile apps. He graduated from NYU in 2014 with a degree in English and American Literature. Sawyer grew up in Minnesota and currently lives in Brooklyn.  To say the least, I didn’t envision myself in sales or tech when IContinue reading “How I, an English Major, Snagged an Awesome Job in Startup Tech Sales”

Three Steps to Getting an Internship in Non-profit / Government

Deniz Duru Aydin is a senior at CAS, majoring in Politics and European & Mediterranean Studies. Originally from Istanbul, Turkey, she interned at various arts-related nonprofits and government organizations including the Lincoln Center and New York State Council on the Arts. She is currently working as a Policy Fellow with Access (www.accessnow.org), an international non-profitContinue reading “Three Steps to Getting an Internship in Non-profit / Government”

Myths vs. Facts: The Truth About Landing a Job in Hospitality

Myths vs. Facts:  Breaking down the misconceptions, urban legends, and false facts around the job search process in the hospitality industry. MYTH #1: I have to work in a hotel to have a career in hospitality. Fact:  While working in a hotel is one option for many students, there are other limitless alternatives.  The hospitalityContinue reading “Myths vs. Facts: The Truth About Landing a Job in Hospitality”

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”