We’re thrilled to present Find & Follow Your Passion, a full-day career conference in partnership with NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development at the NYU School of Professional Studies on Saturday, April 16, 2016.

Join professionals for a full day of discussions, workshops, networking, and fun — all aimed to set you up for career success, whether you are a new or experienced professional. Meet extraordinary creative, business, and non-profit professionals from the most exciting organizations to learn about the ins and outs of a variety of industries, and make valuable connections with peers and professionals.

You must be an NYU student to attend this conference.


This program is free of charge to NYU students thanks to the generous support from the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development at the NYU School of Professional Studies .

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The professionals speaking at Find & Follow Your Passion come from diverse backgrounds and an array of roles and companies.

Who You’ll Meet


Mauricio Aguayo
Consultant – Digital Engagement & Marketing Strategy


Your day will be filled with informative discussions, networking opportunities, and interactive workshops taking place in the NYU School of Professional Studies building. You’ll be able to choose from a variety of sessions and make your own track that will guide you closer to your dream career.

Panel topics will include expert advice from recruiters, tips for breaking into the travel and sports industries, unconventional career paths, and more.

Check in: 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

Opening Keynote: 9:45 AM – 10:20 AM

Break Out Session 1: 10:45 AM – 11:30 AM

The Value of Relationships: How to Create a Strong Network
Fast and Furious: Making an Impact at Startups
Forget the Labels: Building Interdisciplinary Careers

Break Out Session 2: 11:45 AM – 12:30 PM

Crossing Borders: Careers Across Global Markets
#Girlboss: Empowering Female Leadership
Best Boss Ever: Challenges and Advice on Being a Great Manager

Opportunity Mixer & Lunch: 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Break Out Session 3: 2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

Find the Right Culture Fit: International Perspectives on American Work Culture
Do Your Thing: Stories of Entrepreneurship
What’s in a Google Search: Creating a Strong Online Presence

Break Out Session 4: 3:45 PM – 4:30 PM

Tell Me About Yourself: Insider Interview Tips from Recruiters
Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: Standing Out After You Land the Job

Closing Keynote: 4:40 PM – 5:00 PM

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NYU School of Professional Studies building at 7 East 12th Street, New York, NY.

Dress Code: Business Casual

Wear comfortable shoes. Room temperature may vary, so be sure to bring a sweater or light jacket you can wear during the sessions. The programming takes place in one building, but bring a jacket or umbrella if needed.

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Sponsors & Partners

Partner University

We’re thrilled to partner with NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development at the NYU School of Professional Studies for this installment of Find & Follow Your Passion.

NYU School of Professional Studies students now have the opportunity to access the diverse range of career services available through the University’s Wasserman Center for Career Development as well as those offered through the NYU Wasserman Center at the NYU School of Professional Studies. The Center focuses specifically on the career development needs, goals, and objectives of matriculated, graduate and undergraduate students. We urge you to take advantage of all that we have to offer and want you to know that from admission, through graduation and beyond, we are your partners in success.


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Find & Follow Your Passion has numerous supporter opportunities for companies large and small. Please email us for more information.

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