Important Changes for Graduate Students

The Office of Student Affairs has made a few administrative changes that are important for you to know.


Go to the Office of Student Affairs, Pless Hall, 2nd Floor to meet with:

Belkis Baez,for Transfer Credit

Andrea Fannelli, for Full/Half-Time Equivalency

David Zapotocky, for Extension of Matriculation or  Reduction of Credits

Go to your Departments for Master’s Thesis Approval  or Exemption for Prerequisites


Contact Nancy Hall in the Office of Research and Doctoral Studies, Pless Hall, Room 554, (212) 998-5044, for

Full/Half-Time Equivalency

Candidacy Examination Applications

Dissertation Committee Appointment forms

Dissertation Proposal Forms

Dissertation Format and Filing

Final Oral Examination Application

Extension or Reinstatement of Lapsed of Matriculation

Wasserman: Spring Job + Internship Fair / 2012 Government & Non-Profit Career Expo

The Wasserman Center would like to welcome you to the following fairs in February.

Thursday, February 2nd  |  11AM – 3PM
NYU Kimmel Center
Meet with employers hiring for summer internships and full-time positions in various industries! Explore different industries, gather information about career options, and connect with employers.
PARTICIPATING EMPLOYERS: A list of participating employers is available on NYU CareerNet under Events > Career Fairs
REGISTRATION: Advanced RSVP is not required. Student registration will take place on the day of the fair in the first floor Kimmel Center lobby, outside the elevator bank. You need only your NYU ID card to gain entry to the fair. 
PREPARE FOR THE FAIR: Making the Most of a Career Fair seminar will be held on Tuesday, January 31st at 12:30PM at NYU Wasserman Center. Take advantage of this and our extended walk-ins to prepare for the upcoming fair. For additional information about preparing for a career fair, please

Friday, February 17th  |  10AM – 3PM
Georgetown University 
Travel to Washington D.C. to meet employers hiring for full-time and internship positions in the government, non-profit and public sectors.  This is a great opportunity to network with government agencies, think tanks and other public policy organizations. The fair is held in collaboration with Georgetown University, University of Virginia, University of Richmond, College of William & Mary and Swarthmore College. The Expo will be held at the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center, Leavey Center at Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

For additional information about preparing for a career fair, please visit:
how to make the most of a career fair:

REGISTRATION: All students must RSVP in advance on NYU CareerNet to be added to the list of attendees.
TRANSPORTATION: The Wasserman Center will provide free bus transportation to a limited number of students.  Seats on the bus will be assigned on a first come, first served basis. Students who wish to take the NYU bus to DC must submit a $20 cash deposit to the Wasserman Center front desk. Students may also find alternate transportation to the fair.

PARTICIPATING EMPLOYERS: A list of participating employers will be provided one week prior to the fair.

Wasserman Funded Internship Award

The Wasserman Center for Career Development has established a Funded Internship Award to support students pursuing unpaid internships at non-profits, international organizations, arts institutions, and other industries that traditionally do not pay their interns. This $1,000 scholarship affords students the opportunity to participate in career exploration and experiential learning through unpaid career-related internships, gives students access to professional networks in the US and abroad, and facilitates the lifelong learning skills associated with solid career development.

This can be a tremendous opportunity for students who want to gain relevant professional experience, but give up valuable learning opportunities due to financial considerations. In order to be considered for the Funded Internship Award, students must:
• Have secured an unpaid internship at a non-profit or other organization that does not traditionally pay its interns
• Work a minimum of 7 hours a week over 10 weeks during the Spring semester
• Complete an online application by February 21, 2012
• Earn at least a 3.0 GPA
The Wasserman Center’s Funded Internship Award is not affiliated with Federal Work Study or financial aid. It is a one-time stipend awarded directly to selected applicants. Applications can be submitted through NYU CareerNet, Job ID#810998. Instructions are available at
If you have any questions regarding the Funded Internship Award, please feel free to email or contact Gracy Sarkissian at (212-998-4738).

Graduate Students: Join NYU Libraries for Spring Welcome Week Workshops

Hello from the NYU Libraries:
As another spring semester kicks off, we’re offering a chance to brush up your skills with a series of Graduate Student workshops. These workshops focus on learning how to organize your bibliographies, finding out to how to track down tricky citations, understanding the intricacies of processing and analyzing data, and even simply knowing your way around an American research library. For the complete listing of these sessions, and to sign up, go to:  –>

We look forward to meeting you and wish you the best of luck this semester!
— The NYU Libraries Graduate Student Working Group

Graduation Deadline

Reminder Apply for Graduation

Have you applied  for Graduation yet?
All students that have and will complete their degree requirements by Spring 2012, must apply by Friday, February 3rd. 
Click here to apply.

*Note:Take a look at the address listed on Albert for you and make any necessary changes. 

Tanya Gary
Executive Assistant
Office Of Student Affairs
82 Washington Square East, 2nd Floor
New York, New York 10003

Clinton Global Initiative for College Students

Building on the successful model of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), President Clinton hosts the CGI U Annual Meeting for students and youth organizations to create innovative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing issues. Since its inaugural meeting in 2008, CGI U has brought together more than 3,500 students from over 650 schools and 110 countries.

The CGI U 2012 Annual Meeting will be held at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. from March 30 – April 1, 2012.

In order to attend, all CGI U participants are required to develop a Commitment to Action: a new, specific, and measurable plan that addresses a challenge on their campus, in their local community, or around the world. The CGI U meeting includes plenary sessions, working sessions, and other special events that provide participants with a wide variety of knowledge-sharing and networking opportunities. The program allows CGI U members to discuss global issues, develop practical skills, identify potential partners, and formulate concrete plans of action for the months ahead.

To be considered for attendance at CGI U, students should apply online at by January 17, 2012.


CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS! Submit a 5-7 minute speech or dramatic performance that recognizes Dr. King’s powerful oratorical style and spirit. The annual event takes place during MLK week and gives you an opportunity to demonstrate your relationship with the work of Dr. King and others in the civil rights movement. Submissions can be made at by the December 31, 2011 dead-line. Finalists will be selected in January and will compete for a Kindles, gift cards, and more! ALL NYU STUDENTS ARE ELIGIBLE TO SUBMIT AN ENTRY. If you have any questions, please email–

Tea and Empathy

Join the Office of Student Affairs for a little tea & empathy.
Pless Hall, 1st floor
82 Washington Square East

Start your day off right with a bagel breakfast Tuesday, December 13, 2011 9 am – 11 am

join us for an afternoon snack Thursday, December 15, 2011 2 pm – 4 pm

We look forward to seeing you.  Good luck with finals and Happy Holidays!
Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs,
Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 2nd floor, 212.998.5065.

John Brademas Center’s Congressional Internship Program

The John Brademas Center Congressional Internship Program provides undergraduate and graduate students with an in-depth look at the U.S. Congress, and gives them an outstanding opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in the field of politics and policymaking at the federal level. The program is an eight- to 10-week paid internship that runs during the summer, and students are placed in the office of a Member of Congress in Washington, D.C., to work on research projects under the supervision of faculty. For more information and the application, visit this website.