PEACE CORPS THROUGH THE YEARS!

Over 200,000 Americans have served as Peace Corps Volunteers since March 1st, 1961.

Join us and a panel of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers from the 1960s, 70s, 80s and 90s to hear stories from the field and take a look back at Peace Corps’ first 50 years!

WHERE? NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development, 133 East 13th Street, 2nd Floor

WHEN? Thursday, March 3rd @ 6:00pm

QUESTIONS? Contact NYU’s Peace Corps recruiter Caitlin Gokey (RPCV Namibia, 2005 – 2008) at peacecorps@nyu.edu, 212.998.4748

Undergraduate Transfer Credits

Have you checked your unofficial transcript lately for transfer credits? 

Make sure your transfer credits have been accepted and are currently listed on your transcript, especially if you are graduating this May.  If  you have any questions about your AP credits, or previous college transfer credits feel free to contact Belkis Baez at belkis.baez@nyu.edu

First Fridays Doctoral Research Colloquium – This Friday!

Attention – Steinhardt Doctoral Students:

This is a reminder that our March First Fridays Doctoral Research Colloquium is scheduled for this Friday, March 4th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the 3rd Floor Pless Hall Lounge.

This is a great opportunity to connect with doctoral students from across the departments and to learn about research going on at Steinhardt in an informal setting. This is one of only two more First Fridays sessions scheduled this semester so we hope you’ll join us. If you haven’t already done so, please send an email to steinhardt.grad.office@nyu.edu to RSVP. Our March 4th meeting will feature Professor Juan Pablo Bello from the Music and Audio Research Laboratory, along with doctoral students Aron Glennon and Eric Humphrey. They will be talking about their work on the computer-based analysis of music audio, and potential applications to retrieval, composition and sound design.

As always, Associate Dean Perry N. Halkitis and Nancy Hall will be there to answer your general questions, and of course, lunch will be served!

Professional Etiquette 101 for Juniors, Seniors & Graduate Students

Don’t let your dining etiquette stand in the way of getting the job – Join us for a meal-time mock interview!
Professional Etiquette 101: A three course guide to meal-time interviews
Wednesday, March 23, 5pm-7pm, Le Pain Quotidien, 65 Bleecker Street
Enjoy a three course meal and interviewing tips from recruiters and career development professionals. Mastering interviewing skills is hard enough, but what about when your interview is over a meal? What do you order? How do you make conversation over appetizers? And which fork do you use?
REGISTER TODAY!
A fee of $10 is required to participate. To RSVP, visit the event listing on NYU CareerNet under Events > Seminars
This event is open to juniors, seniors and graduate students. Spaces are limited and fill quickly! First come, first served.
Bon appetit! www.nyu.edu/careerdevelopment/students/events/dining_for_success.php

National Scholarships Information Session on March 3, 2011

Join Kim Germain, Director of Scholarship Programs at NYU at the National Scholarship Information Session. She will discuss the application process for postgraduate fellowships in the UK & Ireland — Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Gates Cambridge — and the Fulbright Grant for overseas study. 

Date: Thursday, March 3, from

Time: 12:30-1:45pm

Where: Silver Center, room 713

Don’t Miss The Deadline To Submit A Winning Proposal…….

Don’t miss the deadline March 4th, 2011 to submit for a Dean’s Grant for Student Research grant.
Grants are awarded to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students in NYUSteinhardt you are invited to apply for the Dean’s Grants for Student Research 2011.
Undergraduates may be awarded up to $500 to explore an idea under the supervision of a faculty member.  Graduate students may be awarded up or to $1000 to also explore a faculty-sponsored independent research project of a specific component of their thesis or dissertation work, e.g. instrument development/validation or a pilot study.

For questions contact Tanya Gary at tanya.gary@nyu.edu.

2011 Graduation Checklist!

Are you eligible to graduate? Did you apply to graduate? Are you planning to participate in NYU Steinhardt’s graduation ceremonies or NYU’s Commencement exercises this May? Make sure and review the Graduation Checklist for important dates and information!

OISS Upcoming Events

English Conversation Groups for International Graduate Students: Various days and times

OISS African Heritage Month Event: Thursday, February 24, 2-8:30 pm

Citibank Union Square Presents A Banking Workshop for International Students: Tuesday, March 1, 12:30-1:30pm

Self-Promotion In the US Job Market: Wednesday, March 2, 5pm-6:30pm

Immigration Options after F-1 and J-1 Student Status: Wednesday, March 9, 12pm-1:30pm

For more information on any of these events, please go to: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/studentaffairs/OISS_FebMar

Education, Health and Non-Profit Career Fair: Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 3pm – 7pm

The Wasserman Center for Career Development invites you to attend the

Education, Health and Non-Profit Career Fair: Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 3pm – 7pm
The Kimmel Center for University Life, Rosenthal Pavilion, 10th Floor — NYU ID required for entry

The NYCDOE will be conducting on-site interviews and assessments for positions in math, science and special education.
 
RSVP on NYU CareerNet today!