Re-Entry Program

Fall 2019 Re-Entry Programs

September 2-12

Welcome back to Shanghai! We are so excited to have you back in Shanghai and can’t wait to hear about your study away experiences. Academic Advising Office would like to welcome you back to campus with some programs specifically for seniors. We invite you to join us at these five key events listed below and you are also invited to share your photos in the Study Away Photo Contest, present your research at the Research Expo and Poster Competition, and sign up to be a Global Week Volunteer!

Submit Photos to the Study Away Photo Contest!

Submit Photos to the Study Away Photo Contest!

Do you have some excellent photos from your study away experience? Submit your photos to the Study Away Photo Contest! The selected photos will be displayed at the Welcome Back Party on September 2nd and in the Academic Building throughout the following 2 weeks. The whole community will have a chance to cast a vote for their favourite photos. Prizes include a Fuji film instax camera (1st prize), a cell phone lens (2nd prize), and an Amazon Gift Card (3rd prize)! Please submit your photo along with a description (100 words or less) here by Friday, August 23.

Sign up to be a Global Week Volunteer!

We invite you to sign up and volunteer for Fall 2019 Global Week. It is a great opportunity for you to share your global stories with the NYU Shanghai community and stay connected to your study away site(s). Your pieces of advice are valuable to the first and second year students who are deciding where to apply to study away. Your inspiration, global knowledge, and lessons learned will help younger students make well-informed choices about their study away plans. Please sign up here by Friday, August 23.

Present Your Research at the Research Expo and Poster Competition!

We invite you to showcase your research or academic project completed while studying away at the Fall Undergraduate Research Expo and Poster Competition. More info can be found here. The participation is open now through Sunday, September 8.

Welcome Back Party for Class of 2020!

Monday, September 2nd, 5:30 - 7:00 pm 15F Colloquium. Hosted by Academic Advising Office

Beverages and light snacks will be provided.

You are invited to join the Welcome Back Party to share your study away experiences with fellow classmates, faculty/staff members. Students can also view the photos from this year’s study away photo contest and get information about re-entry events for the rest of the two weeks. Come and pick your customized Class of 2020 badge!

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Prepare for Future Career Beyond NYU Shanghai

Tuesday, September 3rd, 12:50 - 1:40 pm, Room 310. Hosted by the Career Development Center.

Beverages will be provided.

This session is to help you reflect on your global story and how to market it to employers and graduate schools. As many of you will be starting your job search, we will provide some strategies and actions that you can take to launch your career and land a successful job after graduation. We will also explain how the Career Development Center can support you in your senior year as you start preparing for your future career beyond NYU Shanghai.

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Make Your Capstone/Senior Thesis Easier

Wednesday, September 4th, 12:30 - 1:10 pm, Room 604. Co-hosted by Library and ARC.

Beverages will be provided.

Not sure how to prepare for your capstone or senior thesis? Our library team and ARC team will introduce research support and writing support available to seniors respectively and announce relevant workshops throughout your senior year.

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Not (Yet) Too Late! Applying for a Fellowship in Your Senior Year

Thursday, September 5th, 12:50 - 1:40 pm, Room 310. Hosted by Academic Advising Office.

Beverages will be provided.

Looking to take a year or two to work before grad school, but thinking ahead to opportunities like the Fulbright, Gates Cambridge, Knight-Hennessy, Rhodes, Schwarzman, Yenching or other major fellowships? This session will introduce a range of fellowships with upcoming deadlines this fall and winter, and steps to apply now or in the immediate future. As you “re-enter” NYU Shanghai, we’ll also discuss strategies to make the most of your year abroad and research experiences in your coming applications.

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Panel for Seniors: Improving Your Grad School Application

Thursday, September 12th, 12:50 - 1:40 pm, Room 310. Hosted by Academic Advising Office.

Beverages will be provided.

This session will invite faculty, graduates, and admission officer to share their experiences and perspectives on graduate school applications. You will have opportunities to communicate with the panelists face to face, and get advice on improving grad school applications in the final stage. Related resources will be shared during this session.

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