Build Career Development Skills

Join the OCS staff (and special guests) at our interactive and informative career workshops and webinars designed to help you explore career options and build skills.  Topics include resume and cover letter writing, interviewing skills, negotiating job offers and much more. RSVP for all workshops on the Career Directory in the Events tab under Workshops, Career Chats, & Panels.

* Workshops are only open to NYU Wagner students and alumni

Upcoming Workshops:

Lights, Camera, LinkedIn!
Date: Feb 16 2016
Time: 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Location: Puck Building, Rudin Forum (Second Floor Conference Room)

Join the Office of Career Services for an event designed to help you put your best foot forward on LinkedIn and at the Career Expo. We will have the following stations available for students to rotate through: 1. LinkedIn Audit: Receive feedback from the OCS team on your LinkedIn profile page. Learn tricks of the trade to maximize your presence on the platform and helpful tips as you update your profile. 2. LinkedIn Head-shots: A professional photographer will provide you with an updated LinkedIn head-shot. Remember to dress to impress. 3. Practice your Pitch: Recruiters from various industries will be available for one-on-one mock interviews and to help you practice your pitch in preparation for the 2016 Public Service Career Expo. Students can arrive at any point during the event, and should allow approximately 30-45 minutes to rotate through all stations.


Resume Boot Camp for Healthcare Consulting and Management Careers
Date: Feb 19 2016
Time: 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Puck Building, Mulberry Conference Room

This workshop will be facilitated by consultants from Grant Thornton. The goal of Resume Boot Camp for Healthcare Consulting and Management Careers is to provide students with an opportunity to receive feedback directly from individuals working in the industry, refine the content of their resumes and hear industry recommendations regarding the application process for consulting and management careers. The reviewers will also have an open discussion regarding any relevant skills necessary to increase their stock in today's job market. NOTE: Your resume must be uploaded (and up-to-date) on the Career Directory by 2/16 to be able to participate in this workshop.


Industry Expert Series: Jeremy Kranowitz, Executive Director of Sustainable America discusses impact investing
Date: Feb 23 2016
Time: 5:15 pm to 6:15 pm
Location: Puck Building, Mulberry Conference Room

Jeremy Kranowitz is Executive Director of Sustainable America, implementing its strategic plan to raise consumer awareness around sustainable food and fuel issues, and to support entrepreneurs working on these issues to make our nation more efficient, resilient and sustainable. Prior to Sustainable America, Jeremy worked for a decade at The Keystone Center on the nations toughest energy and environmental issues as a mediator, facilitator, and educator. Jeremy worked for the Izaak Walton League on a clean air campaign on behalf of hunters and fishers, and helped launch Forest Trends, an international sustainable forestry non-profit. He also worked for five years at McKinsey & Co in its environment practice, working with Fortune 500 companies. He has an MS in Environmental Science and BA in Social Sciences from Johns Hopkins University, and an MPA in Environmental Policy from New York University. - See more at: http://www.sustainableamerica.org/


Women's Foreign Policy Group Mentoring Fair
Date: Feb 25 2016
Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Location: NYU Kimmel Center

Join the Women's Foreign Policy group for an evening of round table discussions with senior level experts in International Development, UN, NGOs, Human Rights, International Law, International Health, International Business, Foreign Service and Communication. Learn about the skills required in the global job market and get valuable career planning advice and guidance. RSVP required at www.wfpg.org/mentees


Wagner in Washington
Date: Mar 17 2016
Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: Other (Off-Campus)

Join us for an alumni panel followed by a reception. Mix and mingle with current students and DC area alumni. This is a great opportunity to hear about possible job opportunities and life in DC.


Professional Association Networking Night
Date: Mar 30 2016
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: Puck Building, Rudin Forum (Second Floor Conference Room)

Join Wagner alumni and industry leaders from a variety of fields to hear first-hand how membership in professional associations can expand your network and advance your career. Following the panel discussion please join us for refreshments and networking.


Beyond Job Postings: Executive Recruiter Panel
Date: Apr 07 2016
Time: 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Location:

Hear from a panel of executive recruiters who will share their insights on what employers are seeking, how you can be a good candidate, and what to expect when working with a search firm.


Preparing for Your Internship Abroad
Date: May 06 2016
Time: 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Location:

Are your summer plans taking you abroad for an internship. Hear from current students who were abroad last summer and what they wish they knew before going.