Incoming Student Career Academy | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Incoming Student Career Academy


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Tandon Summer 2021 Virtual Career Academy for Incoming Students

The summer learning experience is offered by the NYU Tandon Office of Career Services to prospective NYU Tandon students and aims to provide an overview of the current employment landscape in the U.S. and how to prepare as a graduate student. Recordings will be made available on NYU Classes after each session. Students are expected to participate via video. An in-depth and interactive job/internship search bootcamp is offered to enrolled graduate students in the fall.  We look forward to seeing you at the Summer Academy!


Incoming Graduate Students: June 16 & 23



Incoming Undergraduate Students: June 28

1 - 2:30 PM EST

Topics that will be covered:

  • Overview of the current employment landscape in the U.S.
  • Mitigating factors - Discussion of current recruitment trends by industry 
  • Overview of the U.S. recruitment process 
  • Adapting your strategy to the current market realities 
  • Preparing your resume and cover letter for the U.S. job market - Do’s & Don'ts 
  • Get your Elevator Pitch Ready (including interactive exercises)
  • Business etiquette in the U.S. - Understanding and navigating cultural differences 
  • Networking 101 for Students 


  • How are the sessions designed? 
    Each of the sessions has been designed to be highly interactive. Students will be encouraged to participate, share their perspectives and engage through small-group exercises.
  • What do I gain from enrolling in the Summer Career Academy? 
    After attending the Summer Career Academy, incoming grad students will have an understanding of what to expect in terms of the job market in the United States, the recruitment process, how to effectively network as grad students, and how to present themselves to U.S. employers