NYU Welcome Week & SoE Back to the Commons

NYU Welcome Week & Back to the Square

All new undergraduate School of Engineering students are invited to participate in NYU Welcome Week at the start of the Fall semester each year! There are plenty of entertaining and informative programs throughout the week -- to learn more about theprogram offerings, check out the marquee event listings and program preview guide on the List of Events page.

All new incoming graduate students are invited to attend special programs hosted by NYU Washington Square. For more information regarding these events, you can click here to check out the full list of programs for graduate students sponsored by the NYU Student Resource Center.

School of Engineering: Back to the Commons

Make sure to check out all of the fun and information things that are happening right here in Brooklyn, too! We have a host of events and programs that compliment what happens at Washington Square, as well as showcase  our own unique school culture.

Resumes and Cover Letters that Work Workshop @ Brooklyn
9/2/2015 from 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM
Wunsch, 2nd Floor
Your resume and cover letter are your introduction to potential employers. This is your first step toward obtaining that coveted job interview. Learn resume and cover letter writing techniques to best reflect your qualifications and experience. Discover ways to highlight your internships, student activities, volunteer and leadership experiences.

How to Get Involved at SOE
9/3/2015 from 12:30 PM
The Hub (LC 223)
Want to get involved on campus? Find out how to at this information session put on by the Office of Student Activities and Resource Center (OSARC).

OCR Orientation @ Brooklyn
9/4/2015 from 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM
Wunsch, 2nd Floor
On-Campus Recruitment (OCR) is an opportunity for Juniors, Seniors and Graduate Students to interview on-campus with top employers for some of the most competitive internships and full-time jobs available. To sign up for this program, you MUST attend a mandatory OCR Orientation Session, which will cover all the necessary information you will need to know in order to participate in this program.

Acing the Interview @ Brooklyn
9/8/2015 from 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Wunsch, 2nd Floor
Knowing what to expect can put your interviewing anxiety at ease. Learn how to prepare for internship and full-time job interviews. Strategize appropriate responses to the toughest questions, such as strengths, weaknesses, "Tell me about yourself," and salary responses. Identify resources necessary to familiarize yourself with both the company and industry.

Polytechnic Kick Off
9/8/2015 from 4:00 PM- 8:00 PM
All students are welcome to attend this fun semester kick-off event, full of food, games, prizes and more! Hosted by the Student Councils.

Meet the Student Council!
9/8/2015 from 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM
Pfizer Auditorium
Meet the Council is a one-time event that will be held by the Undergraduate Student Council to discuss what the Council does and how any student can get involved.

Club Fest & Resource Fair
9/9/2015 from 12:00 PM-6:00 PM
Our annual Fair to introduce students to student organizations, offices and resources. The Club Fest provides an opportunity for students to learn more about the recognized student clubs and organizations as well as departments and offices to help you make the most out of your time here at SOE!

Being a Commuter @ NYU
9/10/2015 from 4:00 PM-5:30 PM
The Hub (LC 223)
Wondering what it's going to be like as a commuter? Attend this program to listen to a panel of commuter students who will answer any questions you might have as you begin your journey at NYU.

Curtain Call: Broadway (and more!) on a Budget
9/10/2015 from 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM
Private Dining Room
Learn how to get the best deals on New York City entertainment and about NYU Box Office!

September 11th Remembrance
9/11/2015 from 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM
Manhattan (Morningside Park)
Join NYU as the university participates in renovating Morningside Park in Manhattan's West Harlem. To participate, complete and submit your registration form by Friday, September 4th, at 5PM: https://orgsync.com/61954/forms/152380

English Conversation Group Kickoff
9/11/2015 from 4:00 PM- 5:30 PM
Regna Lounge
All SoE international students are invited to attend the Conversation Cafe Kickoff, an ice cream social sponsored by the Polytechnic Tutoring Center (PTC) and Graduate Student Affairs.

NYU Reynolds Changemaker Challenge information sessions
9/11/2015 from 12:30- 1:30 PM
Private Dining Room
The CmC is an opportunity for NYU undergraduate students to fulfill their visions of sustainable and scalable social change. Through a comprehensive array of workshops and resources, students establish non-profits, for-profits or hybrid organizations that bring about positive social impact in communities.

BAF Life Fitness Tour
9/13/2015 from 12:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Brooklyn Athletic Facility
Ever wanted to bike in the Tour De France, jog through the Grand Canyon, or hike up the Rockies? Learn how to navigate the latest cardio-based interface and even keep track of your progress through your smart phone. Learn how to maximize your aerobic experience through our Life Fitness Tour!

International Undergraduate Student Luncheon
9/14/2015 from 12:30 PM- 1:30 PM
The Hub (LC 223)
Undergraduate International Students Only: Join members of OSARC for a midday lunch break with good food and fun activities! Don't miss this chance to meet other undergraduate international students and learn about upcoming opportunities.

Safety in the City
9/14/2015 from 1:00 PM- 2:00 PM
Private Dining Room
New to the City? Think you know everything about staying safe? New York remains the safest big city in the United States, but crimes do occur here! Learn how to reduce your chances of becoming a victim and how to protect your property. Get tips on good security practices while on campus and navigating the city landscape. Presented by the Office of Public Safety.

Operation ID
9/14/2015 from 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM
Private Dining Room
The New York Police Department (NYPD) will be on campus to register students' portable electronics as part of Operation Identification, aiming to curb device theft and assist with returning stolen devices to the rightful owner. This service is offered free of charge and involves registering the serial numbers of valuable portable electronics with the owners' names and contact information. Made possible by the Office of Public Safety.

Let's Dialogue
9/14/2015 from 4:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Private Dining Room
Get a taste of Intergroup Dialogues, a 1-credit course at NYU that brings small groups of students together to discuss experiences, issues, and theories related to social justice.

Engaging Engineers Information Session
9/15/2015 from 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM
The Hub (LC 223)
Learn more about how to become a part of the Engaging Engineers initiative! This is a program that allows students to become involved within and beyond the classroom in the areas of Leadership, Service, and Social Justice.

Poly Project Information Session
9/15/2015 from 1:00 PM- 1:30 PM
The Hub (LC 223)
Join TPP for our information session on serving the Brooklyn community! Get a brief overview on the different service learning projects we have coming up this semester and how you can find community through service.

Alternative Break Information Session
9/15/2015 from 1:30 PM- 2:30 PM
The Hub (LC 223)
Want to go on SOE's Alternative Break trip this year? Come to this information session to learn how!

Casual Prototyping
9/15/2015 from 3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Want to learn more about prototyping? What about working with others on spontaneous idea generation? Join other graduate students as we show you through hands-on simulation how to rapid prototype and the challenges and creativity that come out of the experience.

Design for Change workshop
9/16/2015 from 4:15 PM- 6:00 PM
An Ideation workshop designed to expand innovative mindsets through the basic principles of Design Thinking. We will be describing the basic principles and processes of DT, while also engaging in a hands-on exercise to encourage "Do-Don't-Dally."

Constitution Day
9/17/2015 from 12:00 PM- 2:00 PM
Tables outside Lackmann
Join us on September 17th in front of Lackmann to participate in our annual Constitution Day. Show us your knowledge about American history for a chance to win cool p