NYU Distinguished Teaching Award Nominations Due November 11, 2011

As a reminder, nominations for the NYU Distinguished Teaching Award are due November 11, 2011. Nominations may be submitted by students, faculty, and alumni. Please note that only full-time faculty members with one of the following titles are eligible to receive the award:
– Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor
– Clinical Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Assistant Professor
– Research Professor, Research Associate Professor, Research Assistant Professor
– Master Teacher, Teacher

Please note that past winners of the award may not be nominated again. For a list of past award recipients, go to the following link: http://lists.nyu.edu/t/12505887/19636456/7545/0/

As you may know, the award was established to recognize full-time faculty who have contributed significantly to the intellectual life of the University through their teaching. Recipients of the award will have demonstrated their excellence as educators over a sustained period of time. You may use the following criteria as a guide:
– A record of outstanding teaching effectiveness both within and outside the classroom
– The ability to inspire, promote, and sustain the intellectual development of students
– A pedagogical approach that is innovative (new approaches using current or new models of teaching), intellectually rigorous, creative, and engaging
– Demonstrated scholarly/professional contributions and their integration into the classroom that foster critical thinking and
challenge students to independent inquiry
– Advising/mentoring of undergraduate or graduate students or doctoral and clinical supervision-interactions outside of the classroom and the quality of such interactions
– Contribution to developing or enhancing curricula in the field
– Length of service
– Internal school awards/honors received

Please forward your nominations by Friday, November 11th to steinhardt.dta11-12@nyu.edu

Business Boot Camp for UG & Graduate Liberal Arts Students

Application Due: November 7, 2011

January 19, 2012, 9:30am-5:15pm
January 20, 2012, 9:00am-3:30pm
Location: The Wasserman Center

Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, & Grad Students

The NYU Wasserman Center has teamed up with Morgan Stanley to host "Business Boot Camp for Liberal Arts Students" to educate liberal arts students about careers in business. The goal is to provide students with knowledge of industry terminology, an understanding of transferable liberal arts skills, and a basic understanding of career tracks in business, leadership and teamwork. This exciting two-day career exploration workshop includes seminars facilitated by industry leaders, leadership training, and networking opportunists. Participants will gain a basic understanding of career tracks in advertising/marketing, consulting, finance, entrepreneurship/innovation and media/communications. Applications due November 7, 2011. Apply using Job ID #828390 in your NYU CareerNet account.

Questions? Email career.bootcamp@nyu.edu
**Apply via CareerNet –> Jobs –> ID #828390

Nominate Faculty Members Now for the Martin Luther King Jr. Faculty Award

The MLK Jr. Faculty Award recognizes faculty members who exemplify the spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. through their positive impact within the classroom and the greater NYU community. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award Committee will select up to five awardees from the faculty members that undergraduate and graduate students nominate.

The New York University Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award is sponsored by The Office of the Provost and The Division of Student Affairs including Student Diversity Programs and the Center for Multicultural Education and Programs.

Nominations due Wednesday, November 30th

Application Form: http://www.nyu.edu/diversity/events.traditions/mlkfacaward.html

International Education Week

My Time Abroad: A Retrospective Look at Professional Gain
Tues, Nov 15, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM @ The Wasserman Center

Hear from a panelist of professionals who have had a variety of experiences living, studying and working abroad.  Learn how these experiences ultimately contributed to success in their personal and professional lives.
RSVP through NYU CareerNet under ‘Events"

Realities of Finding Work in the U.S.
Thurs, Nov 17, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM @ The Wasserman Center

This special seminar for international students provides practical information about the H1-B visa process, job search techniques, and how to handle the visa question during a job interview. The seminar includes a panel of international NYU alumni who have successfully found employment in the U.S. In conjunction with the Office for International Students and Scholars.
RSVP through NYU CareerNet under ‘Events’

The NYU Wasserman Center Opportunities Abroad Fair
Fri, Nov 18, 11am-2pm @ The Wasserman Center

Gather information and meet with representatives from a variety of organizations offering Full Time, Internship, and Volunteer opportunities abroad.   
RSVP through NYU CareerNet under ‘Events’


Bobst Library is providing one-on-one research assistance for NYU students who want help locating library materials relevant to their
paper topics. Students are invited to make an appointment with a librarian who will assist you in developing an individualized research strategy for your specific idea.

HOW DO I MAKE AN APPOINTMENT? Complete the online registration form at http://library.nyu.edu/research/termpaper.html
There is no telephone or in-person registration.

WHEN ARE THE CLINICS BEING HELD? Monday through Thursday, October 31 – November 10, 2011. The specific times
are indicated on the registration form. Appointments last about 25 minutes.

WHO ARE THE RESEARCH CLINICS FOR? This service is designed for undergraduates but any NYU student (except Law, Medical, Dental and Poly School students) is welcome to sign up.

Please note that this service does not include writing assistance. Contact NYU’s Writing Center at 212-998-8866 or
http://www.nyu.edu/cas/ewp/html/writing_center.html for details about writing support.

NEED RESEARCH HELP AT OTHER TIMES? Visit the Reference Center in Bobst Library seven days a week throughout
the academic year and ask the librarian at the first floor reference desk for help.
Reference Center – 1st floor; Mon-Thurs, 10am-9:45pm; Fri, 10am-6:45pm; Sat, 11am-6pm; Sun, 1-7 pm

ONLINE HELP: Email, chat or text message Ask-A-Librarian when you need basic research guidance. http://library.nyu.edu/ask/

NYU Libraries website: http://library.nyu.edu/

How about a little Tea @ 3?

Please join us next Tuesday, October 25th for Tea at Three in the Pless Hall 1st floor Student Lounge. A representative from the Wasserman Center for Career Development will be joining for a chat. See you there!

NGO, Non-Profit and Government Career Forum

Friday, December 2, 2011  |  11:30AM – 3:00PM
The George Washington University, The Marvin Center, Washington, DC
Interested in Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), non-profit groups or government careers?
Travel to DC to learn more about the NGO, non-profit and government organization career paths within the field.  This exciting event is held in collaboration with the Women’s Foreign Policy Group, The George Washington University and the University of Pennsylvania.
Opening Remarks, 11:30AM – 11:45AM
Panel Discussion, 11:45AM – 12:45PM
NGO, Non-Profit, and Government Career Organization Expo, 1:15PM – 3:00PM
To RSVP for the EVENT: Log in to your NYU CareerNet account and click on the Events tab.
To RSVP for the BUS: Bring a $20 refundable cash deposit to the NYU Wasserman Center. Spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis.
For more information on the event and transportation, please visit our website.
Questions? Contact the Career Fair team at careerfairs@nyu.edu.

NYS Teacher Certification Exams Reminder

The late registration deadline for the next paper-based administration of the NYS Teacher Certification Exams is October 21, 2011 for the November 12, 2011 administration date. Register for exams and download free study guides at www.nystce.nesinc.com
Not all tests are available on all test dates, please refer to Test Selection section for availability.
If you have any questions, please contact:
Mark J. Perez
Certification Officer
NYU Steinhardt
82 Washington Square East, 2nd floor
(212) 998-5033