Career Development

The Career Development Center (CDC) plays an integral role in the undergraduate experience at NYU Abu Dhabi, providing guidance, advising, programs, and resources to students during their time at NYUAD, and beyond.

Students are supported in an iterative process of discovering and refining their strengths, choosing a major, and gaining professional experience — from developing a solid CV, to meeting industry insiders, to applying to graduate school or global awards.

Mission and Vision

Mission: To empower undergraduate and graduate students with the skills, knowledge, experiences, and connections to be successful in their futures.

Vision: Every student graduates quipped to build the future they want.

Video: The Career Development Center helps students find their path.

Invested in the Journey

It's all about the process. We’re building skills for a lifetime of learning and growing.


Individualized, tailored advise helps students explore their interests, clarify their goals, and strategize for success.


Professionals in the NYUAD community give students an understanding and insight into real-world challenges.

Events and Programs

Students explore different industries, learn about options, and network with potential employers, right here on campus.

Finding the Right Path

Students supported in navigating and evaluating their next step — whether it's working, studying, or another adventure. 

Jobs and Internships

The CDC help students find internships, part-time jobs, and student organizations so they can gain professional experience before graduation.

Graduate Study

Is graduate school the right next step? Advisors help students decide if it's worth the investment.

Global Awards

The CDC works closely with students to identify global awards competitions that help them achieve their post-graduate goals.

Where Do NYUAD Students Go?

Graduate Outcomes

NYUAD graduates have a global vision, sprawling to more than 90 countries around the world.

Internship Map

Discover where NYUAD students have worked via our interactive global internship map.

Life Beyond Saadiyat

Graduating amidst a global pandemic has not stopped the Class of 2020 from realizing remarkable accomplishments.

Get to Know Our Students

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