LEAD Democracy Initiative Fellowships
Funded fellowships for undergraduate & graduate students at NYU to defend democracy while advancing their own critical professional and leadership skills, and receive funding for their work with organizations that support voter registration, voting rights, and GOTV.
NYU Changemaker Fellowship
Supports undergraduate students who are committed to addressing issues of economic and/or racial inequality through summer internship experience, career and leadership development, mentoring, and networking opportunities. The Changemaker Fellowship awards grants of $5,000 to students!
NYU Entrepreneurs Challenge
Comprises three individual competitions focused on disruptive ideas with significant impact: new ventures, social ventures, and technology ventures. Teams participate in coaching sessions, design thinking workshops, business modeling and networking opportunities; and competition winners share a total of $300K in cash and startup services.
NYU Leadership Week
An annual week of programming that offers university-wide events and thematic workshops for students to provide opportunities to explore leadership from a variety of perspectives.
Peer Mentorship and Support Programs
NYU offers academic-, community-, and career-based leadership programs for students to serve as a resource for their peers, such as Admissions Ambassadors, Commuter Assistants, and Wasserman Career Ambassadors.
Wasserman First Class Professional Development & Mentorship Program
Matches first-generation undergraduate students with a mentor who is a professional in their industry of interest as well as a dedicated Wasserman career coach.
Presidential Internship Program
This structured program offers rising juniors with potential for success in a university career meaningful work experience, structured leadership development opportunities, mentorship from high-level NYU administrators, and a paid internship for the academic year.
The Leadership Studio
The Leadership Studio is a monthly workshop series that provides participants with the opportunity to practice, exercise, and ultimately gain a new skill that can be incorporated into their lives. Studio sessions will incorporate collaborative learning coupled with the notion of less information covered in greater depth to facilitate engaged leadership experiences.
SPARK – Emerging Leaders Weekend
SPARK your potential for leadership at NYU and beyond with the Center for Student Life! Through a weekend of reflection, exploration, and action, you will join an intimate cohort of peers to uncover your leadership potential. Elements of storytelling, music, acting, and photography will be used to spotlight leadership concepts that will propel your involvement at NYU. Clubs and Organizations | Student Media