COVID-19 Career Support

Regardless of how and where in the world you are studying, the NYUSPS Wasserman Center offers digital and specialized support for SPS students and alumni to maintain career wellness in the wake of COVID-19. Questions? Email sps.wasserman@nyu.edu.

Virtual Career Services

Career Coaching

Partner with a career coach on a customized action plan during a 15- or 30-minute appointment. Morning and evening appointments in Eastern time are available to accommodate alternative schedules. A limited number of in-person appointments are offered at 7 East 12th St.

Wasserman Center Blog

Find a list of helpful articles and resources for job-searching in the time of COVID-19. Check back often as new content will be added weekly.

Job and Internship Search

Even during an economic decline, people still get hired. NYU students and alumni are among the most competitive candidates because of the depth of their experience, the diversity of their networks, and the strength of their job ready skills.

Mentorship & Networking

The Violet Network is a new initiative to bring all NYU students and alumni together on one digital space. The SPS Hub provides you access to features exclusive to the SPS community.

Virtual Events

Develop career wellness skills and virtually engage with industry professionals to build professional relationships and deepen knowledge within your chosen fields of interest.

Career Modules

Access and complete at your own pace, covering a range of topics -- from resumes and cover letters, to interviewing and networking, and more. These short modules are a great way to get quick grab-and-go information or brush up on past learning.


Upcoming Events

External Event: Walmart - Software Engineers Virtual Hiring Event

July 27th, 2pm-6pm CT, Virtual 

Imagine working in an environment where one experiment can catapult an entire industry toward a smarter future. That’s what we do at Walmart Global Tech.  We’re a team of 15,000+ software engineers, data scientists and service professionals within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and empower our 2.2 million associates. For more information and to register visit the website

 

Violet Ready Skills Academy - 20 Minute Talks. 20 Minute Q&A. Lessons for a Lifetime.

Every Tuesday this summer the Wasserman Center will feature industry professionals discussing how they are using a specific skill in the workplace with tips on gaining a competitive advantage.

Violet Ready Skills Academy: Reflection

July 27th, 12:30PM-1:30PM ET, Virtual

Speaker: Christina Bryan, Common Impact

https://nyu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_d1u-qBB5T1mkrUpMTN2gnw

Violet Ready Skills Academy: Professionalism

August 3rd, 12:30PM-1:30PM ET, Virtual

Speaker: Stephanie J. Stiefel, Straus Group

https://nyu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DIhBV3bkQniRb7_lvQICxw

Violet Ready Skills Academy: Intercultural & Global Fluency

August 10th, 12:30PM-1:30PM ET, Virtual

Speaker: Bijal “Bibi” Patel, FEMA

https://nyu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_aEztD9r-TlODbAyRm3FEVQ

 

NYWICI Student Career Bootcamp

September 9, 4:00PM-‎‎6:15 PM ET, Virtual

Each year, New York Women in Communications hosts a Student Career Bootcamp that features a variety of ‎panel topics related to women who are navigating the communications industry during a ‎transformative time. ‎The 2021 Student Career Bootcamp will feature industry leaders in panel discussions on emerging trends in media, ‎interview best practices, personal branding and much more.‎ This event will offer a virtual experience with valuable tips for ‎students in how to navigate the next normal and post-pandemic life. Registration coming soon, Save the date!


Digital Resources

Job Search Strategy for Seniors

Job Search Strategy for Graduate Students

COVID-19-Resistant Industries and Companies

Big Interview (virtual interviewing practice platform)

VMock (for undergraduates - virtual resume review software)

Versatile PhD (for graduate students - professional career preparation for PhDs)

Resource guides on applying to graduate school, virtual networking and more


Stories of Resilience