The Center for Student Success – Careers helps students and alumni connect with job opportunities, internships, and other professional opportunities. We offer a variety of resources and services that will give you the competitive edge.
One-on-One Career Advising
Career Services advisors have relevant degrees and professional experience in art education, fashion, the fine arts, graphic design, illustration, and photography. Our advisors meet with students and alumni to advise on topics ranging from job search strategies and salary negotiation to interview skills and industry employment trends.
Job and Internship Fairs
Career Services hosts the most popular, highly-sought-after companies at job and internship fairs. These fairs give students the opportunity to meet with companies face-to-face on campus. Top companies that have joined us in the past include Coach, Condé Nast, MTV, and The Walt Disney Company.
Online Job Database
We offer a comprehensive online job database (Career SuccessLink), with more than 12,000 registered employers. The database is an excellent place to find up-to-date internship and job postings. Email email@example.com for more information or create an account and log-in here: SuccessLink.
Review of Résumé, Cover Letter, and Portfolio
Your résumé, cover letter, and portfolio are essential to securing an internship or job. We're here to help you make the most of your experiences and design work through in-depth reviews. Check out the Parsons Job Search Guide (PDF), which contains sample résumés, a sample cover letter, and job search tips. Once you have written a résumé, you can upload it onto Career SuccessLink to apply for job opportunities. For access to Career SuccessLink, email firstname.lastname@example.org or log in here: SuccessLink.
Preparation for Interviews
Interviewing for any position is both exciting and daunting. The New School for Student Success – Careers office can help you prepare to impress a prospective employer. We offer advice about frequently asked interview questions, industry-related topics, and even what to wear.
New School for Student Success – Careers regularly hosts panel discussions featuring industry experts and notable alumni. Recent discussion topics include the Basics of Freelancing, Careers in Sustainable Design, Fashion Careers, and Salary Negotiation.
To learn more about office polices and the resources and services available to students, read the Career Services FAQ.
Office Contact Information
Center for Student Success – Careers
63 Fifth Avenue, room 419
New York, NY 10003
Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
If you are a currently matriculated student or a graduate of a degree program at The New School (bachelor's, master's, AAS), you can book an appointment with one of our career advisors by using the online booking form.
Visit the Local Non-Professional Jobs and Temporary Positions Joblink for more opportunities.
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