Organizations Network with NYU for Talent and
works to build a sustainable network of connections between
organizations and our faculty, students and alumni to facilitate
sourcing new talent, developing internal talent, and building thought
Premier organizations partner with NYU to bring
professional support to their strategic and operational needs through:
Internship placements for summer, semester, or
academic year in all areas of I/O.
Direct recruitment from our pool of talented
graduating students for I/O positions.
Introductions to alumni for more senior and
specialized roles in I/O.
Project-specific internships that meet
organizations located in New York City take advantage of NYU’s Masters
program to build their staff’s expertise and support leadership
development as part of succession planning. All classes are offered in
the evening, allowing staff to continue to work full time while
completing the program over two to five years.
internal development as part of talent management and succession
planning has economic and strategic benefits. Working professionals
come to NYU to take advantage of:
- Tailored, customized curriculum to align with
current and future positions.
to conduct needed corporate projects in performance management,
training and development, and internal strategic planning as part of
requirements, and under the guidance of faculty who have significant
corporate or consulting experience.
of internal data for systematic program evaluation and/or employee
satisfaction as part of a class or conducting a Masters research thesis.
Change Management Consultant
I/O Program provides a unique blend of academic rigor and practical
application. Not only did I learn about important theories and
research, but I also had the opportunity to consult with companies on
real organizational issues. This experience taught me how to diagnose
company challenges, implement practical solutions, and then measure the
impact. The program provided me with all of the tools to succeed in my
current role as a management consultant.”
Organizations connect with NYU’s I/O program to keep current on
innovations in theory and practice. Opportunities exist to collaborate
with NYU faculty and students to conduct research for publication and
for industry or academic conferences. The I/O program is actively
involved in APA’s SIOP
and is a sponsor of Metro
events held at New York University.
curriculum builds real-world problem-solving skills needed by
Courses develop professional skills through
case-based projects, often completed directly with organizations. The curriculum
balances both the industrial and organizational areas in I/O for
maximum impact and comprehensive solutions. Whether students take jobs
in consulting firms or in strategic HR positions, they are prepared to
deliver strategic solutions for the complex and changing business
Examples of projects reflected in the I/O
program’s courses include:
Measurement & Rewards:
Students conduct an evaluation of the appraisal system, compensation,
and benefits strategy and tactics to compare to best practice and to
suggest alternative options to improve value added and draw or
retention. They investigate alternative methods and criteria for
Students may conduct a needs analysis to identify critical learning
objectives, design curriculum using learning theory and research and
may deliver pilot programs. At times student have prepared
the trainer packs so as to allow the organization to implement going
Class teams investigate the climate and culture of an organization,
considering methods such as employee survey to assess job satisfaction
and engagement. They may involve interviews or focus groups
identify trends, opportunities and challenges. Benchmark
comparisons help organizations align organizational culture with
business strategy and employee interests and values.
Students tie research and theory to organizational practice by
gathering data to identify solutions and recommend changes and
enhancements. Teams might work in any area of HR to increase
efficiency, increase quality, and specify targets for HR strategies.
They learn the process of contracting, developing proposal, building
project timelines, reporting results to clients, and overcoming
resistance to change to implement solutions.
Selection and Recruitment Manager
joined the program while working full time to gain additional skills to
enhance my ability to impact my organization. The program taught great
knowledge and practical tools, allowing me to effectively
change in my organization. Beyond the value added by the challenging
and engaging course work, I expanded my professional network in a way
that has benefited my development and career."
- Applied Research Methods:
Students learn the skills of scientific investigation as they apply to
practical decision making and problem solving, needed to conduct
investigations. They collect data, run statistical analysis
draw analytical conclusions. They may identify patterns or trends in
relation to employee movement patterns, or personality types, or
successful recruit characteristics.
Faculty prepare students for real-world
includes distinguished field leaders that have served or are currently
senior human capital consultants or leaders at top tier companies and
consulting firms. They are most qualified to train students going
directly into the workplace both in technical skills as well as prepare
them to join diverse organizational cultures. All instructors hold
Ph.D. degrees from recognized institutions and most have significant
practical business experience demonstrating change and bottom line
the NYU I/O faculty.
Contact us about partnering with NYU
organizations interested in learning more about partnering with NYU
I/O’s program for internships, announcing job opportunities, short-term
project assistance, or research please call 212-998-7920 or email: