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Guide to Exploring Majors & Careers

In this Guide:

Choosing a Major

  • Check out “What Can I Do With This Major?” This tool will help connect your major with possible careers. It lists areas you may wish to pursue along with employers and strategies to land a job in that field.
  • Engage in discussions with fellow students about what they like and dislike about their majors, as well as requirements and favorite courses.
  • Check out the Rutgers academic department websites. Review information on majoring in that discipline, courses offered, and faculty.
  • Talk to your academic advisor or dean to make sure you are aware of the requirements for completing your chosen major.
  • Meet with a career development specialist to discuss majors that interest you and how you'll develop skills that relate to the world of work.

Researching Careers

Learn about careers by engaging in discussions with family, friends, faculty, and fellow students and through the following resources: