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What Can I Do With This Major for Majors in Public Policy



The major in public policy prepares students for entry-level jobs in government, politics and public affairs within the public, non-profit or private sectors; or for graduate education in law, politics, public administration, public affairs, and public policy.The major introduces students to the use of analytical techniques to better understand public problems and evaluate alternative solutions to those problems. Examples of such problems include income inequality, the cost of health care, climate change, and the lack of an immigration policy.

A Sample Of Related Occupations

Code Enforcement Planner Environmental Health Specialist Research Planner
Community Builder Facilities Development Specialist Residence Counselor
Director of Accessibility Services Land Management Planner Senior Planner
Director of Community Development Natural Resource Planner Urban Renewal Administrator
Economic Development Administrator Project Development Officer .

Types of Employers


Private & Nonprofit Organizations
Architectural Firms Environmental Health Specialist Real Estate Analyst
Banks Facilities Development Specialist Real Estate Development Firms
Code Enforcement Planner Housing Development Companies Research Planner
Community Builder Investment Firms Residence Counselor
Consulting Firms Land Development Coordinator Senior Planner
Contractors Land Management Planner Supervisor of Medical Records
Director of Accessibility Services Natural Resource Planner Transportation Planner
Director of Community Development Policy Director Urban Renewal Administrator
Economic Development Administrator Preservation Technician Urban/Regional Planner
Educational Institutions Principal Planner Zoning Administrator
Engineering Firms Project Development Officer .
Environmental Companies Project Evaluator .


Government Agencies
Community Development Agencies Labor Agencies Planning and Development Commissions
Environmental Agencies Market Research Firms Transportation Department
Housing Agencies Parks and Recreation Departments Utility Companies Research Institutions

Internships Obtained by Rutgers Students


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Jobs Obtained by Rutgers Graduates


First Jobs of Recent Graduates - Public Policy
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