Beware of Job Scams

Career Services -Center for Student Success at The New School does not make any claims about the employers that utilize this site or the accuracy of the information provided. Career Services- Center for Student Success at The New School shall not be responsible for any damage or loss of any kind resulting from or related to use of the site and/or the information contained therein. While there is a basic screening of all postings, it is the responsibility of each user to do his or her due diligence before interviewing with or accepting an offer from any employer posting a job or internship listing on this site.

These postings are for the use of current New School students/alumni only and should not be shared with other job seekers.  Doing so is detrimental to the New School, is highly inadvisable, and may result in the removal of privileges from the system.

Fraudulent Job Postings

Career Services- Center for Student Success at The New School  encourages you to pursue opportunities that match your skills and career interests. As you conduct your search and participate in interviews, it is important to be aware of potentially fraudulent job postings or opportunities. During the hiring process, please consider these questions:

  • Does the position offer a large salary with minimal work or knowledge required?
  • Are you offered a position without talking or meeting the hiring manager?
  • Is the employer communicating using a personal email address or one that does not match the company?
  • Are you being asked to transfer or wire funds?
  • Have you been sent a large check and requested to cash it using your personal account?
  • Have you been asked to provide personal information (social security number, bank accounts, passport number, etc.) before receiving an offer or paperwork from them?

Remember to trust your instincts. If you feel the communication between you and the potential employer is suspicious, end the com­munication immediately. If you have any questions, please contact Career Services, Center for Student Success at The New School  at 212-229-1324 or careerservices@newschool.edu.

If you suspect a scam/fraudulent activity:

Contact Career Services, we will review and follow-up with you.  Additionally, if you feel you are the victim of an employment scam you may file a report with:

For more information, please visit the Better Business Bureau’s webpage featuring “Top Scams.”

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2 thoughts on “Beware of Job Scams

  1. Hello there! I am a NYC based photographer who is looking for Graphic Design students who are interested in part time work. I would love to post on this site to reach the students, how might I go about making a post?

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