Work in multidisciplinary student teams, in fluid consultation and communication, with A-list organization executives and SPS faculty on a real world problem the organization faces. Research, prepare, and present your solutions on the final day of class. Selected ideas are implemented, concretely, into their real world business practice.
SPS Real World
The Future of Work
How do you prepare for jobs that have yet to be invented or entire industries that don’t yet exist? This is how: we put you in the real world.
A-List Industry Partners
Work directly with top executives from the hottest companies for 14 weeks and receive course credit. These courses build relationships and skills. This is why you came to NYU SPS.
Work in multidisciplinary teams to solve actual business problems in an experiential, flipped-classroom format. Viable student solutions get implemented in the real world. Welcome to 21st century professional education.
You in 2050
Your job will change. Your career will change. The world of work will change. You'll learn the skills you need by solving new problems in the real world, in real time. Real World gives you that durable and enduring professional edge.
Real World Courses
Application Opens: March 21, 2022
Application Deadline: June 1, 2022*
Application Decisions: Rolling**
Fall 2022 Registration Opens: April 25, 2022
*Applications must be submitted through the application portal by the deadline in order to be considered. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
**Application decisions will be made on a rolling basis and will be posted to the application status portal. Please wait at least two weeks after submission before contacting us for a status update.
NOTE: Due to high demand, students are only permitted to be waitlisted for ONE Real World section at a time. If a student is actively enrolled in ANY section of Real World, they cannot be waitlisted for another section.