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Why Join a Community

Career Exploration and Success uses a career development model focused on career interest communities. This allows students to explore career options more broadly versus focusing solely on academic major. Career Interest Communities are broad groups of careers that share common features, skill sets, interests, abilities, and activities. You can decide on a community by asking yourself, “Which community includes occupations that match my interests?” Our career advisors are subject matter experts in each career interest community who can help you explore opportunities and identify the skills necessary to pursue careers within that industry.

Benefits of Joining:
  • Career advising appointments with community experts 
  • Career Exploration Nights
  • Programs and workshops
  • Job and internship opportunities within Rutgers Handshake
  • Campus-to-Career student field trips
  • Weekly announcements
  • Mentoring opportunities 
Career Interests & Communities: 
  • Alumni
  • Arts, Multimedia, and Communication
  • Black and Latinx Students 
  • Campus Student Employees
  • Doctoral Students 
  • Education and Human Services
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • International Students
  • LGBTQ Students
  • Life Sciences and Public Health
  • Management, Operations, Human Resources, and Finance
  • Medical Professions
  • Military Veterans
  • Physical Sciences
  • Policy, Law, and Public Safety
  • Sales, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship
  • Student Athletes 
  • Student Organization Leaders
  • Students with Disabilities
  • Technology and Engineering
  • Women

How to Join a Community

Register for a community within the career interest section of Rutgers Handshake today and start exploring new career opportunities!