Graduate School Resources

Students have the chance to apply for several semester and year-long career programs. Being enrolled in these programs allows you to be recognized as a student leader and build your career network through interacting with peers, alumni and staff.  

On-Campus Job Program

The CDC encourages you to develop professional skills starting freshmen year by applying for an on-campus job. You can use a few hours of your time and talent each week to contribute to the university and gain work experience. These positions will help you strengthen your résumé, develop professionals skills important for future employment, and earn a monthly paycheck. New student worker positions and application process are announced to all students at the beginning of each semester via NYU Shanghai CareerNet. Student should contact departments directly for more information about those positions.

NYU Alumni Executive Mentor Program

The NYU Executive Alumni Mentor Program allows students to connect with executive level NYU alumni currently working in Asia. Sophomores students are eligible to apply and chosen candidates are matched with a mentor of their choice. The program offers a supportive learning opportunity for all students to start building their professional network outside of the school community. Through company visits and multiple interactions, students will gain advice on their resume, participate in a mock interviews and benefit from their mentor’s invaluable experience.

Alumni who are interested in participating should review the Alumni Mentor Program page for more information.

Photos from Alumni Mentor Event

CDC Summer Service Grant

This grant was created to support our students who are pursuing non-paying internships in not-for-profit* organizations during the summer of 2017. Students should check their emails for the most up to date details from the CDC. 

 *Not-for-profit organizations are defined as organizations not conducted or maintained for profit, whose net earnings are devoted exclusively to charitable, educational, or recreational purposes. Includes associations, community and arts groups, non-government organizations, and political campaigns."


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Walk-In Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 12:00-1:30pm in the Career Hub, 6th Floor