Career Development

Empowered Futures

The Career Development Center at NYU Abu Dhabi empowers students to take the first steps and next steps along meaningful career paths. We seek to understand each student's goals and needs in order to help them achieve their own success. From self-discovery of skills and interests, all the way to acclimation to the world of work, we provide guidance each step of the way.

What We Do

Class of 2018 Alumni Fast Facts

Many doors open up when you have a degree from NYUAD

Alumna Karma Doma Gurung, a double major in film and new media and social research and public policy, meets people from all walks of life in her job as a multimedia producer at The National in Abu Dhabi. Fellow alum Mohamed Al Mubarak is studying for his master's at Humboldt University in Berlin after graduating from NYUAD with a degree in economics.

Where Are They Now?

NYUAD alumni are working at companies you may recognize, and studying at top graduate schools. This is just a small sample.

  • Amazon - Madrid, Spain
  • Goldman Sachs - Hong Kong
  • Da Vinci Media GmBH - Berlin, Germany
  • Third Way Africa - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Central Bank of the UAE - Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • UK Department for Education - London, UK
  • McKinsey & Company - Budapest, Hungary
  • The World Bank - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • SpaceX - Los Angeles, US
  • The National - Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Unilever - Shanghai, China
  • Boston University
  • Cornell University
  • Georgetown University
  • Harvard University
  • HEC Paris
  • London School of Economics
  • Massachussetts Institute of Technology
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • Stanford University
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Cambridge

The intellectual challenges I face here make me feel like I am becoming a better me everyday. Law school forces you to think about issues you might have never questioned before.

2018 alum Dmitry Dobrovolskiy, JD candidate, Harvard Law School

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