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  • Services

    New School alumni are entitled to the following services offered at the Center for Student Success - Careers. For further information on alumni benefits, visit the New School Alumni Association website.

    Counseling

    Alumni can schedule an appointment with a career counselor or adviser by calling 212.229.1324 or going online to Career Successlink. We offer six forms of career counseling and advising, based on the nature of the interaction.

    Career Counseling and Advising

    Duration: 45 minutes
    Advance appointment required
    Typical topics: clarifying your career interests, skills, and values; aligning your interests with a major. Assessments are reviewed in a follow-up session (requires a second appointment).

    Résumé, Cover Letter, and Curriculum Vitae Reviews

    Duration: 45 minutes
    Advance appointment required
    Typical topics: professional critique of your résumé, curriculum vitae, and/or cover letter

    Job and Internship Search Advising

    Duration: 45 minutes
    Advance appointment required
    Typical topics: industry research; interviewing techniques; review of your headshots, portfolio, bio, press kit, and/or business card

    Graduate School Advising

    Duration: 45 minutes
    Advance appointment required
    Typical topics: deciding whether graduate school is right for you; critique of your grad school applications and essays

    Practice or Mock Interviews

    Duration: 60 minutes
    Advance appointment required
    A job interview session is simulated; questions that can be expected on an interview are previewed and discussed. These sessions are videotaped for review.

    Walk-In

    Duration: 20 minutes

    No appointment required; first come, first served.
    Typical topics: description of the services and resources of the Center for Student Success - Careers; spot review of your résumé, curriculum vitae, and/or cover letter

    Workshops and Special Events

    Information about career-related workshops and events for alumni can be found on the New School Alumni Association website. You can also keep up by connecting with the Center for Student Success - Careers online and on social media.

    Career Successlink

    Once you’ve activated your alumni association membership, log on to Career Successlink to activate your account and RSVP for career services events including

    • Workshops
    • Career Fairs
    • Jobs
    • Mentoring

    If you need assistance in using this tool, call our office at 212.229.1324.

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