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”

Learning from the past, planning for the future: Wisdom from NYU ’08 and ’09 alumni

In efforts to support our graduating students, we have asked several NYU ’08 and ’09 graduates to share their insights on resilience in the job search and advice for applying to jobs during an uncertain economy. Read up on some of these insights below. Bart Rosenthal, Stern ’08, BS in Finance and International Business,& SternContinue reading “Learning from the past, planning for the future: Wisdom from NYU ’08 and ’09 alumni”

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”

Job Searching in the time of Coronavirus

The NYU Wasserman Center is open and available to support you in your job or internship search during this uncertain time. Find a list of helpful articles and resources below, and check back often as new content will be added weekly. Schedule a virtual career coaching appointment on Handshake today! What are some tips forContinue reading “Job Searching in the time of Coronavirus”

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”

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”

Interested in working in Egypt? ICYMI: Qalaa Holdings Info Session

By Caroline LeKachman Hi everyone! My name is Caroline, and I am a Wasserman Career Ambassador in my second year studying Applied Psychology. Last week, I had the opportunity to attend an employer presentation held by Qalaa Holdings, a leading investment company in Africa and the Middle East. As my background is in psychology, itContinue reading “Interested in working in Egypt? ICYMI: Qalaa Holdings Info Session”

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”