Everyday we here from employers that if students don't have relevant experience when they apply for full-time jos they are at a disadvantage. Get involved on campus, find work experience off campus, and become competitive in your future job search!
Opportunities are all around:
- Internships and Co-ops: Consistently ranked as the number 1 type of experience employers seek, internships and co-ops provide real world experience and often convert into full-time opportunities upon graduation. There are also numerous opportunities to earn credit while you work through programs like the Rutgers Internship & Co-op Program (RICP) sponsored by University Career Services!
- Student Employment: Working on campus can be a fullfiling opportunity while earning some extra cash. It can also be a great resume builder.
- Research Experience: Rutgers is a major public research university. Our faculty are leading researchers in a variety of fields—from neuroscience to metaphysics to child development—that touch our daily lives and shape our future. As an undergraduate, you can become a part of this exciting community of discovery, creativity, and innovation.
- Student Leadership: Student Life serves over 400 student organizations and their student leaders through advisement, organizational development programs and support services. These groups range from academic to social action organizations and include the student government of the University, Rutgers University Student Assembly (R.U.S.A.).
- Community Service Learning: Give back to the community, make new friends, and demonstrate to an employer your willingness to support a great cause.
- International Experience: Study in English, or in another language. Go for a year, a semester, or a summer. Take regular classes, participate in an internship, or even teach in a school, work in a clinic, observe the wildlife or savor the local cuisine all while earning Rutgers credits.