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.
AGENDA:
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
mark.perez@nyu.edu
steinhardt.nyu.edu/teacher_certification

January Term (Winter Session) Course Search & Registration

The 2012 January Term (Winter Session) course search is now available on Albert, and registration begins on October 24th. Check out some of the courses Steinhardt is offering this January:

International Art Film, Social Change, and the Experience of Modernity (4 units – AHUM-UE 1010)

Interviewing Strategies (2 units – MCC-UE 1740)

Introduction to Photography I (4 units – ARTP-UE 301)

The Roots of Jazz (4 units – MPAJZ-UE 1278)

Bobst Session for Doctoral Students

After the Dissertation: Publishing your Scholarly Work

Tue., Oct 25 2011 — 05:00PM

This session offers practical information and strategies for those completing their PhD dissertations and considering how best to share their scholarly work–as journal articles or a book, in print and digital form. Topics will include your rights as an author, how to think strategically about your publishing choices, what you need to know about copyright, and more. Please note that this session runs about 1.5 hours.

This class will be held in Bobst Library, 10th Floor Graduate Student Exchange.

Registration required. Please go here to sign up: https://webapps.library.nyu.edu/classes/#after-the-dissertation-publishing-your-scholarly-work

International Lecture Series Sponsored by The Wasserman Center

Tuesday, 10/25/11 5pm to 6pm @ The Wasserman Center

Patricia Moore Nicholas, Project Manager in Carnegie Corporation’s International Program, will discuss her experiences working in the field of international affairs. She focuses on grantmaking concerning a range of peace and security issues. She developed and implemented the Corporation’s grantmaking program on biological weapons nonproliferation. She also remains involved in the Corporation’s nuclear weapons grantmaking.

RSVP on NYU CareerNet

Thursday, 11/17/11 5pm to 6pm @ The Wasserman Center

Dr. Nancy Walker currently teaches at Ankara University’s Center for African Studies. She has been living in Turkey since 2007, where she was a Visiting Scholar at Bilkent University and also consulted and guest lectured on African security and development. From September 2009 through February 2011, Dr. Walker served as the founding Director and then Senior Fellow at the Ansari Africa Center of the Atlantic Council.

RSVP on NYU CareerNet

The Faculty Resource Network Student Exchange Program – Spring 2012

The NYU Faculty Resource Network has established a student exchange program for outstanding undergraduates between New York University and three historically black and two Hispanic-serving colleges: Morehouse College, Spelman College, Xavier University of Louisiana, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, and University of the Sacred
Heart in Puerto Rico.

New York University students who are accepted into the exchange program will spend a semester of full-time study at one of the participating institutions listed above.

The application deadline for Spring 2012 is October 31, 2011. Applicants will receive a decision on or around November 15, 2011.  For more information and application, please visit the Student Exchange Program.

Pass/Fail Grade Request Deadline

If you are taking a Fall 2011 course given with weighted grades and wish to take it as ‘pass/fail’ instead, you must fill out and submit a Pass/Fail grade request by MONDAY, OCTOBER 10. The form is available in the Office of Student Affairs, Pless Hall, 2nd Floor and must be approved by your advisor. Undergraduates: please note that requesting a pass/fail grade disqualifies you from the Dean’s List for the semester.

Are You a May 2012 Graduation Candidate?

You must apply to graduate! The graduation application period for the May 16, 2012 graduation date is 10/3/2011 to 2/3/2012.  Your degree requirements must be completed by May 15, 2012.   Sign on to ALBERT and apply now!

For more information, please visit the Office of the University Registrar web page.

Grad Students: Get Your Career In Gear: Public Service Careers – Non-profit, Foundations, Government

Please join us as we bring together students, alumni, and professionals in the fields of Non-profits, Foundations, and Government to network, socialize, and to discuss job and career opportunities. Graduate students and alumni are invited to network with experts and to learn how to capitalize on your degrees, identify emerging career possibilities, and to market the skills gained through your academic course work and professional experiences.

Date: October 13th at 5:30-6:30pm
Location: 133 East 13th Street, 2nd Floor (between 3rd & 4th Avenues)

Panelist include:
Doug White, Academic Director and Clinical Assistant Professor, NYU Heyman Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising
Marilyn Piels, Director of Communications for World Education Services,
Alexis Siegel, Peace Corp Recruiter
Randy Swartz, Director, Collection, North Atlantic Area, Internal Revenue Service

Please RSVP on NYU CareerNet.