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First-Year Career Fridays (FYCF)
February 6 - April 17

First-Year Career Fridays

Are you a first-year freshman in your second semester at Rutgers University-New Brunswick?  Don't wait until Senior, Junior, or even Sophomore year to start thinking about your future career.  With internship experience becoming the new pre-requisite for a full-time job, and the search for internships becoming increasingly competitive, it is more important than ever to start thinking about your career now!

FYCF is our way of providing you with an individualized experience which will allow you to begin clarifying your career goals, identifying a major, previewing your internship search strategy, or developing your four-year career action plan.  We have set aside special Friday 20-minute appointment slots with our Career Development Specialists who are trained to work with all first-year students.  Whether you are not sure where to begin or you have already made your career plans, schedule an appointment through FYCF today! 

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE? Currently registered first-year (freshman) students at Rutgers University-New Brunswick.  You do not need to know what you want to do with your future career or have choosen a major already to participate.

HOW DO I REGISTER? Scheduling an appointment is simple.  

  1. Activate/Log in to your free CareerKnight account
    • If you are using CareerKnight for the first time, you may be prompted to complete your profile
  2. Click on the "Schedule an Appointment" link located on the far right of the red main menu bar
  3. Click on the "Request New Appointment" button
  4. Under the Session Topic drop-down menu select "First-Year Fridays" and hit the "Check Availability" button at the bottom of the screen
  5. Find a slot that works for you and grab it!  It's that easy.

WHAT IF I AM NOT AVAILABLE FOR ANY OF THESE SLOTS? These special appointment slots are only visible to first-year students.  However, if another appointment slot works better for you, then just unselect "First-Year Fridays" as a topic to view general appointment slots available to all students regardless of year in school.