Launch Your Career as a Change-Maker with Innovate NYC!

For students passionate about social change and developing the skills necessary to turn their ideas into action, we are excited to announce that NYU has teamed up with the DO School to create a new program: Innovate NYC! This program offers students a unique opportunity to launch their careers within their communities and learn invaluable entrepreneurial skills. Through a curated co-creation method, together with 19 other participants you will tackle a real-life challenge set by the City of New York: to find new and innovative ways to overcome the scarcity of affordable resources for non-profits & social enterprises.   Applications are due on November 22nd:!

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Tea at 3 – Tuesday, November 17, 2105

Free sweets and coffee/tea at Tea at 3! The Steinhardt Office of Global Programs will be present with information about study abroad opportunities. Come learn more!

Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Time: Come by between 3-4 PM, while supplies last!
Location: Pless Hall 1st Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East

Sponsored by the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs.

Dean’s Hour with the Undergraduate Student Government

Monday, November 16th, 2015
6:30 to 7:30pm
Joseph & Pless Hall, 1st Floor Lounge

Join Dean Brewer for a discussion on a variety of topics important to Steinhardt undergraduates, including technology, course planning, and evaluations. Dinner will be served, so be sure to arrive early for this unique opportunity.

MLK Oratorical Contest – Call for Applications – Deadline: November 30, 2015

Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by performing in the style of oratory and reflecting on the NYU MLK Week 2016 theme: There Comes A Time…. Apply at by November 30th to be included in the event on Tuesday, February 2nd at 7 PM in Pless Hall. Please contact Rachel Weber at with any questions.

Wasserman Non-Classroom Internship Reporting

State reporting requirements for compliance require NYU to report information on where students are completing non-classroom experiences (i.e. internships, externships, clinicals, etc.). If you are participating in a non-classroom experience, please follow the instructions below to report it:

  • Log in to NYU CareerNet with your username and password or register for a new account at
  • Hover cursor over “Profile” and select “Placements.”
  • Select “Add New.” Please note that the “Add New” button will only be visible if you already have profile content included under the “Personal” and “Academic” tabs.
  • Fill out the required information regarding your placement and select “Submit.”

Public Speaking for Non-Native English Speakers – November 12, 2015

Join Dr. Deborah Borisoff, Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication, for a hands-on workshop on public speaking for non-native English speakers. Whether you have a big presentation coming 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.

Thursday, November 12, 2015 from 2:00-3:30 pm.

Space is limited. Details and RSVP here.

Conversations of Color: Fairness and Access to Higher Education in Comparative Context – November 12, 2015

RSVP here to attend Conversations of Color : Fairness and Access to Higher Education in Comparative Context

Dr. Teboho Mojo and Dr. Erich Dietrich will discuss issues around access to higher education in Brazil, where public higher education is free and South Africa, where public higher education is on the verge of being free.  Some questions we will explore include: How is higher education a public versus a private good?  Is higher education for the poor?  What are some implications of basing affirmative action policies on social class instead of, or in addition to, race?

Thursday, November 12, 2016 from 12:30pm – 1:45pm .

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 Affairs.


A Networking Series: Professional Events – Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Very simple courtesies can afford you respect and success in your chosen career. Please join the Wasserman Center for Career Development for A Networking Series session on Professional Etiquette. Participants will learn about virtual and in-person etiquette in the work place. Lunch will be provided

Please join us on Wednesday, November 11th, from 12:30 pm – 1:45 pm in the 3rd Floor Lounge of Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East.

RSVP here.

A Networking Series is a 4-part workshop dedicated to developing and enhancing the networking skills and abilities of Steinhardt graduate students.


Senior Portraits for the Class of 2016 – November 4-6, 2015

It’s your year – Capture the moment!
Senior Portraits for the Class of 2016

When: Wednesday, November 4th – Friday, November 6

Where: Pless Hall 2nd Floor, Open Conference Room

Sitting Fee: $5.00

Schedule your appointment at, entering  school code 380 or by calling 1-800-OUR-YEARTM (687-9327)

When you schedule your appointment, you will receive complete  information on how to prepare for your portrait sitting. Don’t forget that you can use these portraits for your Professional Networking and Job Search sites.

Don’t miss out on capturing this once in a lifetime achievement!

Be Kind To Yourself! Exploring Stress, Self Care & Mindfulness Practices

Be Kind To Yourself! Exploring Self Care & Mindfulness
Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 – 11am – 12pm
Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Student Lounge

Feeling stressed out as we move into the last five weeks of the semester? Discover how our bodies and minds respond to stress, which we can use to our advantage in practices that help us de-stress. Come discuss what self care means to you, and find out strategies to incorporate this practice into your daily life, even if you only have a minute to spare!  We’ll raffle off self-care prizes and conclude with a grounding mindfulness practice.

Facilitators: Justine Kelly-Fierro (Office of Student Affairs) and Rita Zilberman, LCSW (Counseling & Wellness)

RSVP today!