Wasserman Center Graduate Student Career Development Events – Week of March 22 – March 28, 2017

Join the Wasserman Center Graduate Student Career Development team at these informative events.

Intro to National and Global Fellowship – Wednesday, March 22, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Wasserman Center (133 East 13th Street, 2nd floor)

Career Conversations: Non-Teaching Education Careers – Thursday, March 23, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Wasserman Center (133 East 13th Street, 2nd floor)

Mock Interview Madness – Friday, March 24, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Wasserman Center (133 East 13th Street, 2nd floor & 7 East 12th Street)

Apartment Hunting 101: Monday March 27, 2017 5-6:30pm

Once you know what you want, searching for your new apartment is much easier. Join Justine Kelly-Fierro from NYU Steinhardt Student Affairs for a presentation and discussion on finding off-campus housing in NYC. Learn about neighborhoods, budgeting, roommates and how to find the right balance of cost, location, and privacy.

Monday, March 27, 5-6:30pm
Pless Hall, 3rd Floor
82 Washington Square East

RSVP today!

Immigration & Allyship: A Cross-Cultural Conversation – March 29, 2017

Join the Steinhardt International Programming and Advocacy Committee (IPAC) and other domestic and international students, faculty and staff for a discussion on immigration, cultural diversity, activism, and allyship in the wake of current political events. This events to hope connect individuals person to person and across differences for an open and honest discussion and create actionable steps we can do individually and collectively to promote and support the cultural diversity celebrated here at NYU Steinhardt.

Wednesday, March 29  6:00-7:30pm

Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 1st floor

Light refreshments will be served

RSVP is required, please do so here


This event is co-sponsored by the NYU Office of Global Services

Public Speaking Workshop – March 23, 2017

Join Ivan Makar, Senior Advisor in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, for a hands-on workshop on public speaking. Whether you have a big presentation coming up or want to take away the fear factor of speaking in class, this workshop will teach you to organize your thoughts and make crystal clear points. This presentation will include discussion on public speaking as a non-native English speaker.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 in the Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge. Lunch will be from 12:00 pm-12:30 pm and workshop from 12:30-1:45 pm.

Space is limited. To attend, please RSVP here.

Nia Awards 2017 – Nominations Deadline: April 3rd

Nia Awards 2017 – Nominations Now Open!
The Nia (a Swahili word meaning purpose) Awards is the annual awards ceremony hosted by the NYU Center for Multicultural Education and Programs to recognize NYU students, faculty, staff and alumni for their efforts to promote social justice at NYU and beyond. Please save the date and visit bit.ly/Nia2017 to nominate someone for a Nia Award starting 2/21!
Nomination Deadline: Monday, April 3rd at 11:59 PM
Awards Ceremony:Thursday, May 11th at 6:00 PM

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.

Conversations of Color: Juvenile Justice-Involved Adolescent Girls – March 9, 2017

RSVP here to attend Conversations of Color: Juvenile Justice-Involved Adolescent Girls. Legal justice does not equal social justice. In launching an advocacy program for juvenile justice-involved adolescent girls, Dr. Shabnam Javdani spent 4 years collaborating with a number of organizations who control when and under what circumstances youth are arrested. Over the course of this time, a number of challenging ethical tensions emerged. Join Dr. Javdani for an interactive discussion at one of NYU Steinhardt’s most treasured traditions.

Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017

Time: 12:30pm-1:45pm

Please Pless Hall, 3rd Fl Lounge, 82 Washington Square East

Lunch will be provided.

At Conversations of Color, Steinhardt students, faculty, and administrators discuss race, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, religious or spiritual belief, ability, gender identity/expression, economic class, and other related topics of diversity.

Sponsored by the Steinhardt Office of Student Affair.


Studying in the United Kingdom – Information Session

This semester, the Office of Global Awards will be offering two information sessions about studying in the United Kingdom and the Rhodes, Marshall, Churchill, Mitchell, and Gates Scholarships.

March 30, 12.30-1.30 p.m. RSVP here
May 5, 4.00-5.00 p.m. RSVP here

Location: 12 Washington Place (Leadership Initiative/Office of Global Awards)
Space is limited to 40 students.

This hour long information session will cover the basics of fellowships for graduate study in the United Kingdom, focusing in particular on the Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell and Gates Scholarships. We’ll go over the difference between each scholarship foundation, what makes a plausible application, how to secure recommendation letters and think through the essay components of each applications. We will also discuss the internal application process at NYU. (NYU’s internal deadline for expressions of interest is May 19th. For more details, see here.)

Students from ALL years are welcome (as well as alumni), though you will need to be at least a senior in Fall 2017 to be eligible for they next competition cycle for these scholarships. You will need to research each scholarship in detail for further information about eligibility.

Truman Scholarship – Information Session

The Office of Global Awards will be holding a Truman Application Information Session on the 9th of March from 12.30-1.30 p.m. at 12 Washington Place.

We will spend time covering eligibility requirements, likely careers for Truman Scholars and NYU’s internal application development process for our for nominees. NYU’s nominees from prior years will be there to answer any questions you have about the process too.  We will also spend time on the short answer questions you are expected to complete for your internal Truman application. Jenni Quilter will offer examples of well-written short answers, and give general advice on how to develop your own applications.

Space is limited to 40 students. Please RSVP here.