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Student Resources

The New School, Parsons, and the MS SDM program offer unique resources for current students to succeed as students and professionals. See the information below to learn more about these opportunities, including career resources, advising sessions, student and alumni networks, international student resources, and more general resources:



Career Resources

Reach out to Hope Newman at Graduate Career Advising to develop your job/internship toolkit.  Services include resume and cover letter curation, portfolio review, networking strategies, and mock interviews in preparation for phone or video interviews. Schedule a Zoom appointment  through HireNew, or connect via directly with Hope at newmanh@newschool.edu.

Live Advising Sessions are provided for students throughout the semester, which are posted on Narwhal Nation and our Instagram @ISSSNewSchool


Alumni Network

The MS-SDM community continues beyond graduation. There are many ways alumni can stay engaged with the MS-SDM community.  You are invited to join MS-SDM alumni on Linkedin and Slack.  Additionally, the MS-SDM Alumni Network has a mentorship program that matches alumni with current students.  If you are interested in being a mentor or starting other alumni-focused projects please email current Alumni network co-leader Julia Fiorello.

You are also invited to join The New School Network, an all-new digital space which connects you with alumni around the world to seek advice and mentorship. Sign up and make meaningful and long-lasting connections with The New School community. The New School Network app is available foriPhoneand Android. Build yourNetwork now.  Questions? Contact alumni@newschool.edu.


International Student and Scholar Services

Updated hours of operation (as of Monday, March 23, 2020):

Remote Services and Advising

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

iGlobal online service requests are available 24/7

Email: iss@newschool.edu (emails answered within 24 hours)

Phone: 212-229-5592

Virtual appointments: schedule via Starfish


General Resources