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The Office of Career Development will work with you to schedule a day of Coffee Chats to meet with our students here at Stern. Coffee Chats are an opportunity for students to network with employers in a casual setting. This is a great forum to share more about your company's culture, talk about your experiences as a member of your company and discuss the day to day duties of your open opportunities. Coffee Chats can vary in format, from one-on-one, to group round table discussions based on your preference.

  • Please submit Coffee Chat requests for the 2017-2018 academic year using the following link: Coffee Chat Request Form
  • We will begin accepting priority requests on June 19. Any Coffee Chat requests received after August 1st will be approved on a rolling basis. 
  • To facilitate preparation, including the finalizing of schedules, we will work with companies to plan one day of chats per student audience. 
  • We recommend 30 minute chats with a few breaks in between. Shorter chats tend to go over and result in a delayed schedule. For more information, contact your Relationship Manager.
  • You are welcome to request our space for coffee chats or use your own office location. On-campus chats are the most convenient for students, and allow our office to assist you throughout the day. If you are interested in holding these chats at coffee shops around the NYU Stern neighborhood, below please find a Google map with coffee shops near campus.  When selecting a coffee shop, please keep the following guidelines in mind:
    • Available table: some of the more popular coffee shops are very accessible, and therefore always packed.  Select a coffee shop where you can get a table with minimal wait.
    • Noise level: Depending on the size and number of other guests at the coffee shop, some can get very noisy which can make it difficult for you to engage in a conversation.  Scope out your intended coffee shop by visiting or calling them.
    • Visibility: Be sure to distinguish your table from the others by bringing a table tent with your company name and let the students know who to look out for.
    • Finally, let us know where you decide to go and please give us feedback so that we can help others make informed coffee shop selections

Sample Coffee Chat Schedule
Duration of Coffee Chat
20-minute time slots: 13 students per schedule
30-minute time slots: 8 students per schedule
20 Minutes: 13 Students
10:00 Student #1
10:20 Student #2
10:40 Student #3
11:00 Break
11:10 Student #4
11:30 Student #5
11:50 Student #6
12:10 Lunch
12:40 Student #7
1:00 Student #8
1:20 Student #9
1:40 Break
1:50 Student #10
2:10 Student #11
2:30 Student #12
2:50 Student #13
30 Minutes: 8 Students
10:00 Student #1
10:30 Student #2
11:00 Break
11:15 Student #3
11:45 Student #4
12:15 Lunch
12:45 Student #5
1:15 Student #6
1:45 Break
2:00 Student #7
2:30 Student #8

Staff Picks:- Sosnoff Lounge (located in NYU Stern, 44 W 4th St.)
- Think Coffee (248 Mercer St.)
Kopi Kopi
The Coffee Bean & Tea (189 Bleeker St.)