Moving To The USA? Check Out What New York Has To Offer

15.2.2016
New York is not just home to the world’s leading financial markets, but also some of the best universities and business schools in the world. If you are moving to the USA for higher education, you may want to consider New York as your host, and for some good reasons.

Top universities

Some of the top universities in not just USA, but in the world are located in NY. Based on rankings and other metrics, here is a list of the top universities in New York:
• Cornell University/Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University
• Columbia University/Columbia Business School (CBS)
• New York University (NYU)/NYU Stern School of Business
• Yeshiva University
• City University of New York (CUNY)

Extra-curricular activities

Extracurricular activities will not just help you in networking and spending your time worthily, but also looks good on your resume. While in New York, be a part of the community services, volunteer works and some student organizations that will help you gain some meaningful experiences.

All top universities in New York provide meeting space and support 100 to 300 student organizations. You can be a part of the clubs focusing on a wide range of interests including academics, culture, religion, and social networking activities. You can also be a part of university sponsored orchestras, choirs, and music ensembles.

Job opportunities

National headquarters of several Fortune 500 companies, public accounting firms, banks, brokerage houses, and nearly all of the major financial exchanges in the United States are located in New York. Some states, especially New York have a reputation of being friendly to international employees. Many companies here appreciate a diverse workforce and are open to hiring international students who complete their education in USA. As a general rule, MBA graduates and post graduate applicants are in high demand in small, medium-sized and large companies in this state.

Some of the top recruiters in New York are:
• Google
• KPMG
• JPMorgan Chase
• International Business Machines (IBM)
• Goldman Sachs
• Verizon Communications
• American Express
• Accenture
• American Express
• Ernst & Young

Average salary packages

According to a research, average salaries for job postings in New York are 36% higher than average salaries for job postings nationwide. The average annual salary of an engineer would be over $90,000. Currently, the average starting salary for MBA graduates from top ranked institutions can be as high as $130,000 per annum, while it would be around $75,000 to $90,000 per year for other MBA graduates.

New York is a place to make it big, especially if you have the right qualifications. Studying abroad in New York assures great return on investment of time and money.

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