$300K Entrepreneurs Challenge: The Final Pitch-Off

May 5th, 5:00-8:00 PM, Tisch Hall, 40 West 4th Street

The $300K Entrepreneurs Challenge at the NYU Stern School of Business is one of the largest startup competitions in the world. This year more than 500 students, alumni and faculty members entered to compete for a combined $300,000 in cash and startup services. Over the past seven months, these teams have worked tirelessly to transform their ideas into reality. On May 5th, the final 13 teams will pitch off to see which ventures will win the grand prizes. Come support the Steinhardt finalists and vote for your favorite teams!

RSVP: bit.ly/nyu300k

Undergraduate Student Government presents “Glam Gala”

Join USG on the evening of May 4th for Glam Gala, our annual end-year celebration where we’ll recognize the outstanding talent within Steinhardt. The evening will consist of a happy hour with passed hors d’oeuvres, followed by an all-inclusive full course dinner. Live music, a free photobooth and raffle prizes will be happening from 6-10pm. Tickets are $10 through the NYU Box Office. For more information, please check out our event page.
Date: 05/04/17
Time: 6-10pm
Location: Manhattan Penthouse, 80 5th Avenue

NYU Steinhardt Student Council Elections

Democracy is in the air! It’s time for you to participate in the shaping of our university by voting for your student representatives at StudentVote.nyu.edu. The voting portal is open now and closes at 11:59pm on April 15th. This is for both Undergraduate Student Government, & Graduate Student Organization.

Join your peers this Wednesday, April 12th at the annual All-University Elections Party for free food, fun giveaways, and exciting raffle prizes, all while, of course, exercising your to vote!

This is your NYU, make your voice heard! Reach out to student.government@nyu.edu with any questions comments or concerns.

Join the Steinhardt International Programming and Advocacy Committee (IPAC)

The Steinhardt International Programming and Advocacy Committee (IPAC) is an unique leadership opportunity within the Steinhardt  community that draws on the rich experiences of students to share their knowledge, their excitement or experiences of international study, and develop community with other students, with faculty, and the larger Steinhardt and NYU community. The Steinhardt IPAC is for globally minded undergraduate and graduate students to connect around ideas of intercultural exchange, international diversity, and being involved in student activities.

he Steinhardt IPAC)is a student-led initiative that promotes the celebration of the diversity of countries, cultures, perspectives, traditions, and values within Steinhardt through programming that facilitates community building. The Committee advocates for the needs of the international student population in collaboration with the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs.

Applications are open to both undergraduate and graduate students and are due by Sunday, April 23, 2017. You can apply online here.

To learn more about becoming an IPAC member, you can attend an information session hosted by the Office of Student Affairs on Friday, April 14 from 12:30-1:30 pm in the Pless Hall 2nd floor conference room. Applicants are highly encouraged to attend.

New York Community Trust Graduate Student Philanthropy Fellowship

Established in 1924, The New York Community Trust is the community foundation for the New York area.  Fellowships are offered in four areas:

  • Human and Youth Services, Workforce Development, Education, and Human Justice

  • Community Development, Civic Affairs, Arts, and Historic Preservation

  • Health, Behavioral Health, People with Special Needs, and the Environment

  • Communications and Marketing

Interested candidates should email their resume, cover letter, and two short writing samples (500-1500 words a piece). In the subject line please put your first name, last name, and the Fellowship for which you are submitting the application; you may only apply for one position. Email application to Janet Reynolds-Fletcher, Administrative Assistant, at jem@nyct-cfi.org.

Deadline: Friday, March 24th, 5:00 p.m.

Summer Study Abroad Application Deadline March 21, 2017

The last priority deadline to apply for summer study abroad programs and scholarships is Tuesday, March 21st. After this date, many programs will be closed and running wait lists, but select programs will continue to admit students on a rolling, space-available basis. Visit our web page for program dates, course numbers, sample syllabi, and more. Questions? Contact steinhardt.global@nyu.edu or 212-992-9380.

Iris Bohnet – Gender Equality By Design

Women comprise 50% of law students but only 22% of law firm partners. Calls to “lean in” and understand our own biases may not be enough to close the gender gap in leadership. What can be done at the institutional level to accelerate change?

Join Professor Iris Bohnet, behavioral economist at the Harvard Kennedy School and author of the path-breaking book, What Works: Gender Equality By Design, to explore practical, research-based solutions that can move the needle. From revamping recruitment processes to creating counter-stereotypical role models, learn what works to promote gender equality from the classroom to the boardroom.

This event is part of the Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging speaker series, and is sponsored by Cravath, Swaine & Moore; Davis Polk & Wardwell; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson; Kirkland & Ellis; Latham & Watkins; Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison; and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. After the main event, please join us for a post-event reception exclusively sponsored by Paul, Weiss.

Thursday, March 2, 2017
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Tishman Auditorium, Vanderbilt Hall
40 Washington Square South
RSVP

‘We Made It, So Can You’: Alumni-Student Networking Mixer – Thurs. February 23rd, 2017

Want to turn an internship into a career? In need of job-hunting advice? Then join the NYU Steinhardt USG on Thursday, February 23rd for a networking mixer with hors d’oeuvres and refreshments! From 7:00PM-8:30PM on the third floor of Pless Hall (82 Washington Square East), come gain valuable insights from Steinhardt alumni recently in your shoes. All departments are welcome! Register here.

CROSSROADS Workshop

CROSSROADS Career Planning Workshop is designed to heighten student awareness to the skills and experiences needed to survive and thrive toward a meaningful professional future by utilizing university resources. During this workshop, we will explore four areas crucial to professional success during and after college: Professional Development, Leadership Development, Academic Assessment and Skills/Interest Re-Evaluation.

This event will be held on Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 12:00-1:30 pm in the Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge. Refreshments will be served. Please RSVP here.

Presenters:
Angela M. Ellis Student Support/Opportunity Programs Counselor

Dr. Marni Vassallo Assistant Director, Department of Teaching and Learning, Steinhardt

Paula Lee, Director, Wasserman Center for Career Development

 

Call for Nominations: The 2017 NYU Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award

The MLK Week 2017 Planning Committee is currently soliciting nominations for the 2017 NYU Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award. This award is presented annually to a humanitarian who embodies and exemplifies the characteristics promoted by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: “a vision of peace, persistence in purpose, and inspirational action.” The recipient must be an NYU alumnus or alumna, or a current or former NYU faculty or staff member. The award will be presented at the MLK Week 2017’s university-wide event on Thursday, February 9, 2017. Click here to submit a nomination!

To learn more, click here. If you have additional questions about the nomination process, please contact us by phone (212) 998-4757 or by email.