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Career Resources at NYU Shanghai

This guide shares career related resources and services for NYU Shanghai students.

NYU Shanghai Career Development Center (CDC)

The NYU Shanghai Career Development Center (CDC) aims to provide comprehensive career guidance to our entire student body. We collaborate with employers, alumni, and organizations to provide a range of resources and opportunities for students to achieve personal and professional success. From one-on-one career counseling to career fairs, and networking events, our team of committed career development professionals will be with you every step of the way!

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

Email: shanghai.careerdevelopment@nyu.edu

Wechat ID: NYUSHCDC

QR Code for NYU Shanghai Official WeChat of Career Development Center

CDC Student Support

Handshake:

NYU Shanghai Handshake is a great online tool for students to search for jobs and internships. Students can also use Handshake to schedule career counseling appointments, join resume books, sign up for workshops, and explore additional career tools.

Log onto Handshake!

Walk-in Hours:

For students' quick 5-10 minute questions or resume critique without an appointment.

Career Counseling:

See what an appointment with a career counselor can help you with.

Make an appointment with a course counselor through Handshake.

Career Events:

See CDC's upcoming career events.

Job Application & Career Development

To begin your career exploration, you may read CDC's Industry Guides. When you are applying for a job, please refer to CDC's Skill Guides to get support in writing resumes and cover letters, preparing for the interviews and networking. And read Important Considerations before/after accepting a job or internship. 

NYU Shanghai students can log into the Student Portal to access a range of career-related resources on the CDC website, such as  On-Campus Recruitment and On-Campus Jobs.

Icon of two windows on a computer screen with a red pawn   Resume & Cover Letter   

A Resume is a formal document that lists a job applicant's work experience, education and skills. It demonstrates an applicant's qualifications for a particular job.

A Cover Letter is always submitted along with the Resume, explaining the applicant's credentials and interests in the position.

Resumes and Cover Letters are both extremely important in determining whether the applicant obtain an interview for the position. Jump to this guide's section for resumes and cover letters for more information and resources.

  Icon of two people speaking at a table with blue word clouds     Interviewing 

Interviewing is a conversation that utilizes your persuasion and communication skills to demonstrate your personality, knowledge, skills, abilities, and fit to a position.

Interviewing is usually organized by a recruiter used to evaluate a potential employee at a company. It is very important for candidates to be well-prepared for the interview.

Jump to this guide's interview section to find more information and resources. 

 Icon of connections between people    Networking

Networking is an important career development skill that is worth developing. In its simplest form, networking involves having a “career conversation” with someone for the purpose of exploring careers or job searching. Networking is considered the most effective way of finding a job as many job vacancies are never advertised but instead filled through personal or professional referrals. Networking is also one of the best ways to expand your career knowledge and interests.

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