NYU Abu Dhabi allowed me to learn how to communicate and work with people who are very different from myself, but there is still so much more to learn after graduation. You have to take initiative to actively pursue opportunities in life. Persist, work hard, and be patient.
- Campus Life
Class of 2017 alumni are on the job applying all they've learned in their time at NYU Abu Dhabi. Some chose to remain in the UAE while others have traveled across the globe to pursue opportunities at educational fellowships, technology giants, startups, major financial institutions, arts organizations, and research firms.
Employment by Industry
UAE Employment Stories
Class of 2017 graduates are working at 30 companies in the UAE in a broad range of sectors.
"I am staffed on mergers and acquisitions and capital raising projects for telecoms, media, and digital clients in the Gulf and Southeast Asia."
Worldwide Employment Stories
Class of 2017 graduates are getting on-the-job experience at 78 companies around the world and starting to make an impact in their fields of choice.
"I meet and speak with students, counselors, educators and organizations. Together, we identify some of the brightest students in Africa who would thrive at (NYUAD)."
"I'll be getting intensive, hands-on experience across all manner of media production, advertising, PR, experiential, budgeting, and project management."
"I am the national point of contact for Malawi ... I work on space awareness across the country, and in the long term seek to help set up a space sector there."
"As an engineer for a small AI start-up in London, we're building a virtual assistant to help empower marketing analysts."