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 - Career Advice for Introverts

Wed. March 31,  2:00 p.m. ET, Virtual

How can you promote yourself authentically and without bragging? How do you get the word out about what you do if you’re more comfortable singing others’ praises than talking about your own accomplishments? How can you use your quiet strengths to promote yourself? What can you do to raise your visibility on the likes of Zoom? What can you do if you find networking exhausting, but know you “should” do it?

 

Adapt & Achieve Networking Series: Critical Thinking & Problem Solving, Career Readiness Skills for the Global Economy

April 2, 12:00PM - 1:30PM ET, Virtual

In this session of the weekly networking series we bring to you experts from various industries who have mastered the skill of “Critical Thinking & Problem Solving". Come meet three industry professionals, get to know the changing definition of this skill and ways to master it in order to be successful in the new virtual world of work. RSVP on Handshake.

 

Adapt & Achieve Networking Series: Flexibility & Resilience, Career Readiness Skills for the Global Economy (Hosted by SPS)

Friday, April 9, 2021 , 12:00PM - 1:30PM ET, Virtual 

In this session of the weekly networking series we bring to you experts from various industries who have mastered the skill of “Flexibility & Resilience". Come meet thhree industry professionals, get to know the changing definition of this skill and ways to master it in order to be successful in the new virtual world of work. RSVPs open on Handshake Friday March 26, spots are limited, claim yours soon.

 

Real Estate Tech Talks: Success as a New Professional

Friday, April 9, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM ET, Virtual 

Technology continues to disrupt and shape the real estate industry. How can you be a part of it? Join this event to gain career insights and network with some of today's real estate tech innovators. Moderated by Mariel Ebrahimi, CEO of DisruptCRE. Co-hosted by the Schack Institute Undergraduate Real Estate Club. Be sure to also sign up for the other session in this series on April 16th ("Understanding the market, trends, and opportunities"). Register on Handshake.

 

Real Estate Tech Talks: Understanding the market, trends, and opportunities

Friday, April 16, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM ET, Virtual

Technology continues to disrupt and shape the real estate industry. How can you be a part of it? Join this event to gain career insights and network with some of today's real estate tech innovators. Moderated by Mariel Ebrahimi, CEO of DisruptCRE. Co-hosted by Schack REISA (Real Estate Institute Student Association). Be sure to also sign up for the other session in this series on April 9th ("Success as a New Professional"). Register on Handshake.


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