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Extraordinary career opportunities are available for students of the NYU School of Professional Studies Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism through internships and industry partnerships, as well as through its location in New York City. Students benefit from personalized career services that emphasize relationships with employers and alumni, corporate engagement, and internship placements with leaders in our sectors. These programs are designed to cultivate the next generation of professionals who will be prepared to assume global leadership roles.

Based upon academic and professional interests, students are matched with a Tisch Center faculty advisor, who provides guidance regarding career options and the job-search process, and who helps to facilitate networking opportunities. Additionally, the Tisch Center provides dedicated, full-time career services staff members who support students, alumni, and employers. Career-planning programs, workshops, and counseling sessions are available to students and to alumni. An international roster of hospitality and tourism organizations participate in on-campus recruiting, information sessions, résumé collection, panel discussions, mock interviews, and classroom visits. The Tisch Center student societies also host a semi-annual career fair.

Upon entering the program, undergraduate and graduate students attend faculty-taught professional seminars to enhance their career development. Topics include résumé and cover letter writing, and interviewing strategies. Alumni and executives serve as guest speakers, providing advice and contacts.

Networking continues during the entire course of study through the Tisch Center's community of alumni and professional contacts. Our student's relationship with peers and faculty members also serve as the foundation for their professional future. The Tisch Center provides extraordinary access to industry leaders through panel discussions and events featuring noted experts. Specialized groups, such as the NYU School of Professional Studies Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism Alumni Society and student professional organizations offer activities such as the Annual Mentor Program, and Shadow Day, which matches industry professionals with students interested in their particular area of expertise.

Prospects for GraduatesNYU School of Professional Studies Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism graduates emerge from their programs of study prepared to hold leadership roles worldwide. Alumni work in all sectors of the hospitality and tourism industries, including hotels and resort management, consulting and investment banking, real estate development, marketing and media, and tourism management, among others.

Students, alumni, and employers can contact tisch.center@nyu.edu for more information and to schedule an appointment.

Career Development/Management ServicesIn addition to the career resources offered through the Tisch Center, students enjoy the benefit of career development/management services provided by the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development at the NYU School of Professional Studies. A broad range of events, programs, and customized services, including personalized career assistance, job transition guidance, and industry-specific information is available to enhance a student's overall learning experience.

The NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development at the NYU School of Professional Studies helps all School students to take advantage of the University's New York City location and the many internship and professional opportunities it affords. The NYU Wasserman Center posts job listings, connects students with alumni and mentors, coaches students on the most effective interviewing skills, and provides general career advice.