NYU resources to develop knowledge & skills for disciplinary & professional growth
The VIP Program encourages students to utilize the variety of remote resources available to NYU students that span topics of research, design, creativity, communication, career preparation, and more.
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NYU MakerSpace & Design Lab
The NYU Tandon MakerSpace & Design Lab offer online modules for manufacturing training as well as virtual synchronous workshops, office hours, and mentoring. To access the MakerSpace in Fall 2020, all students will be required to first watch an overview of lab safety operations due to Covid-19. For more information, visit MakerSpace Training & Reservations.
Design Lab Workshops
The Design Lab workshops will be virtual for the fall semester and will present technical and design-focused content on the topics listed below. Check the Design Lab calendar for upcoming events.
Advanced Arduino: Motor Control
Design & Innovation
Sewing Machine Basics
Hand Sewing & Embroidery
PCB Jewelry Making
Composting at Home
Identifying + Recycling Plastics
Mold Making with Cardboard
Engineering X Design with Industry Professionals
Office Hours & Mentoring
Trained TAs and full-time MakerSpace staff are available for students seeking help with anything from brainstorming for class projects, questions on software or hardware, prototyping tips, to guidance on best fabrication methods. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
NYU Data Services
NYU Data Services offers a wide variety of synchronous virtual workshops, as well as one-on-one consultation support. Workshops are focused on geographic information systems (GIS), quantitative/statistical and qualitative analyses, data visualization, data management, survey design, finding data, and high-performance computing (HPC). Check the calendar for upcoming workshops.
NYU Data Services provides consultation for supported software and coding platforms, data management and data finding, and locating resources to support methodological choices. Staff members can assist learners as they understand the implications of those choices, and help learners execute these choices within a supported software package.
Tandon Student2Scholar Series
The Student2Scholar Series of workshops was designed by researchers at NYU Dibner Library to meet the needs of undergraduate students at Tandon who are looking to develop research and professional skills. The workshops are open to all NYU Tandon students as well as all non-Tandon VIP students.
- What is research?
- Developing a literature review
- Writing a research statement
- Ethics in research
- Developing a research proposal
- Constructing a Research Poster
- Writing for Publication
- Applying for Graduate School and Finding Funding for Graduate School
Complete the Student2Scholar Interest Form as an individual, or on behalf of a VIP team, to receive more information.
Tandon Career Services
NYU Tandon Career Services offers coaching and professional development training and support Tandon students in finding and preparing for their next professional steps. The Tandon Office of Career Services also organizes Industry Info Sessions, Tech Talks, Career Fairs, and Interviews.
All VIP students are encouraged to also visit the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development for coaching and support.
NYU Tandon students can book an appointment through TandonConnect to receive focused support on topics ranging from resume reviews and mock interviews to job search strategies and general career exploration help. Students may schedule appointments on a recurring basis or as needed.
Check the calendar and RSVP through TandonConnect. Some regular workshop topics are:
- Get Ready for the Job/Internship Search
- How To Develop Your Networking Skills
- Making The Most of the NYU Tandon Career Fair
- How To Develop Your Networking Skills
- Nail that Interview
- Salary Negotiation
- Finding A Job/Internship
- Making a Great First Impression
Industry Info Sessions
Employers from all industries come to NYU Tandon to meet, interview and propose on-the-spot offers to NYU Tandon students. Students looking for an internship or a job are highly encouraged to sign up for these sessions through TandonConnect.
Tech Talk presentations feature organizations who discuss their work, projects as well as various recruitment opportunities that exist for NYU Tandon students (internships and jobs). The Tech Talks are followed by a Q&A session and a meet & greet with the employer representatives, with members of the recruitment team usually in attendance as well.
Monthly Virtual Career Fairs
The Tandon Office of Career Services organizes monthly virtual career fairs with employers throughout the academic year. Events are organized by major, by industry as well as “on-demand” for employers who have a number of positions to fill.
Fall 2020 Career Recruitment Events
NYU Tandon will host two weeks of virtual Fall Career Recruitment events from September 8-18, 2020:
- September 8-14, 2020 | Virtual Info Sessions: Live employer presentations to discuss their internship/entry level roles & student/recent grad programs.
- September 14-18, 2020 | Virtual Career Fairs - Employers have access to five (5) different virtual career fair events, during which they will be able to meet with students 1-on-1 via video chat.
See all the details about the Fall 2020 Tandon Career Fair.
Tandon Student Affairs
Tandon Teaches gives members of our community, whether they be students, staff, or faculty, an outlet to show off a skill, talent, or interest, and most importantly, connect with others.
Leadership Lab is a series of leadership development programs that take place throughout the academic year for students of all levels. Workshops guide students in discovering who they are as leaders and becoming confident with tangible leadership skills and strategies that can be applied to their everyday lives.