Nick Assenza | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Nick Assenza


Electrical Engineering major Nick Assenza (senior) is ready to graduate and start his career as an engineer for Grumman in Bethpage, New York. In just 4 years, he earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees, while excelling as an intern in the electrical engineering industry.

Nick’s day is filled with activities—from student council duties to meetings with his Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity brothers. He starts bright and early at 8:30 a.m. with a few classes, and then it’s off to the library to study before he meets up with some friends for lunch or heads over to Prospect Park to take in the scenery. In his free time, Nick enjoys biking, volleyball, video games and going to the movies.

New York City has played an integral part in his education and future career. “The City has opened so many doors for me,” says Nick. “I’ve had the chance to experience so much and make a lot of professional connections.”

I’ve had the chance to experience so much and make a lot of professional connections.

After classes, Nick and his friends like to catch a movie at the Pavilion Cinema in Prospect Park or hang out around Brooklyn before they make their way back to campus for the night.

What will your the School of Engineering day be like?

Year: Senior

Hometown: Deer Park, NY

Major: Electrical Engineering

8:30am My classes start bright and early at 8:30 in the morning.

9:30am After class, I’ll meet with a few friends and catch up.

10:30am The library is my favorite place to study and do homework.

11:00am My friends and I like to head over to Prospect Park and take- in the scenery.

12:00pm The Park is a great place to relax and be inspired.

1:30pm t’s time for some food. If the cafeteria is too crowded, there are great places to eat right on campus..

1:30pm In the afternoon, I hop on the subway to head over to my internship at Northrop Grumman Corporation.

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