Student Stories — Employment

NYU Abu Dhabi graduates are employed around the world in industries ranging from consulting to technology, startups, and the arts. Internship opportunities and career advising play a large role in getting them there.

Read Their Stories

Al Reem Al Hosani, Class of 2021

Carving new paths to reach your goals and landing a position at the Abu Dhabi Film Commission (ADFC) as a business development officer.

Youssef Azzam, Class of 2020

Azzam is taking time off to connect with family and friends, reflect on his accomplishments at NYU Abu Dhabi, and pursue his passion — music.


For Beatrice Ionascu and Dora Palfi, founders of tech startup imagiLabs, their genesis story dates to their first days on campus.

Hayat Muhammed Seid

My non-academic life at NYU Abu Dhabi shaped how I think about and interact with the world around me. 

Fah Daengdej

Daengdej hosts and produces The Passion Thailand, a travel TV show that shares compelling stories of travelers and destinations.

Brandon Chin Loy, Class of 2020

Chin Loy is now working as a data analyst in a leading bank in Jamaica — his home country — while exploring postgraduate degrees.

Emina Osmandzikovic, Class of 2017

In the years ahead, Osmandzikovic believes that her work, and the work of researchers like her, will help power the UAE’s continued upward trajectory.

Brian Ndirangu

At the World Bank, developing strategies to conserve natural habitats.

Farah Mohmad

NYUAD made me look at the world from a more critical perspective, which motivated me to make better decisions.

Christopher Luwanga

I work with a global network of young, professionals in support of the UN program on peaceful uses of outer space.

Ling Zhang

Independent learning, research, and projects prepared me for the situation where I have a lot of freedom to work independently.

Dominique Lear

I learned about my position thanks to my summer internship.

Gaurav Pande, Class of 2021

Joining the prestigious Princeton in Africa at the international infrastructure project development company, eleQtra, based in Kampala, Uganda.

Ivona Feldmarova, Class of 2021

Researching the social and emotional skills of students at the Young Associates Programme at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris.

Bernice delos Reyes, Class of 2020

Delos Reyes found is Communications Executive at Alserkal, a role that allows her to merge her talent in communicating and passion for developing arts and culture.

Tooth n' Fang

They knew what kind of art they wanted to create after graduation. When they didn’t find these opportunities, they decided to create them, together, with Tooth n’ Fang, a global-arts collective.

Alioune Fall

What I am doing now is at the intersection of my profound interests.

Survival of the Best Fit

They created a video game used by educators worldwide to teach students about the ethical risks of artificial intelligence.

Gulnoza Mansur

I’m working on the commercial due diligence of a mobile app.

Connie Trinh

At Google, I'm working with small businesses. It's very rewarding.

Arame Dieng

I have a duty to educate, improve, and make an impact whenever and wherever I can.

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