Internships are one of the best ways to gain experience, explore industries and companies, and discover your own career path.
In this video, students Ivy, Sara, and Sergei talk about their internships at companies in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
In this video, students Luis, Artem, and Gaurav talk about what internships can teach students about themselves and the workplace.
Dhvani Khakhar pursued her dream of professionally working in the corporate world of finance over the summer 2020, remotely while she lived in Dubai.
My role is to help support the planning of outreach activities and come up with plans for their Connect with Nature program.
Emirates Nature in association with World Wide Fund for Nature
I am now more motivated than ever to push myself out of my comfort zone and try out different fields of interests.
This exposure has allowed me to evaluate my preferred industry to work in from a more informed standpoint.
New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority
My internship was very intense and consisted of high stakes and time-sensitive engagements. I was exposed to an array of learning skills that I didn’t even know I had.
If you want to get your foot in the door, then you have to be proactive and you have to be smart.
Image Nation Abu Dhabi
It's really nice to get exposure to all parts of the business. It's not just finance. There isn't one day which is similar to another.
Emaar Properties Dubai
The biggest takeaway was just getting to know your employers as well as you can.
My internship experience allowed me to gain more confidence in myself and my abilities within this specific career path.
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
I spent my summer interning for a private aerospace manufacturer and space transport company.
Interning for Google made me more confident in my skills and potential as a female in the technology sector.
I worked with producers and continuity departments of a stop-motion animation by Wes Anderson.
Film Production Intern
Wanting to gain experience in data science, I decided to email the CEO to see if I could get a summer internship in Dubai.
The Career Development Center at NYU Abu Dhabi works with students to help improve interpersonal skills, find internship and job opportunities, and prepare for graduate school.