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Résumé and Work History

Please note the following when completing your résumé and work history for the online application.


Please provide us with your most up-to-date résumé, which should include educational and professional information. If any information on your résumé changes after you have applied, you must send an updated résumé to admchair@stern.nyu.edu.

Work History

Provide your work history separately from your résumé. Your work history should follow the format provided below and list all positions (including promotions) you have held, including employer, starting and ending dates, salary/bonus and reason for leaving, with most recent employment at the top of the page.

Any gaps in employment, including current unemployment, should be explained in Essay 3. If your employment status changes after you have applied, you must send an updated work history document and résumé to admchair@stern.nyu.edu.

Name of Employer
Business Address
City, State, Postal Code
Position/Title Dates of
(month/year -
Starting Salary/
Ending Salary/
(in U.S. Dollars)
Work History Form (for reference only - submit online)

Uploading Formats

You may upload résumé and work history documents into the online application in the following formats: Word, Excel, .pdf, .txt, .rft and .wpd. (Note: you may also upload your self-reported or scanned transcript(s) in the formats indicated on the online application.)

Admissions Tips:
  • Ensure that the employers and dates of employment on your résumé match those listed in your work history.
  • Emphasize your accomplishments and contributions. Do not just list your job responsibilities.
  • Highlight your career progression at an organization by showing changes to your title or responsibilities.
  • Post-college work experience is not required to apply.
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