Rutgers-Newark alumni are eligible to use many resources through the Career Development Center. Alumni from other Rutgers campuses should contact their home campus career centers for more information about services available to them:
Class of 2020 graduates: please share updates about your plans here.
Resources and Services for Rutgers University-Newark Alumni
Free Resources/Services for All Alumni:
► Rutgers University Alumni Association Career Resources
► Rutgers Student Alumni Career Connect– Find other alumni to discuss their career fields.
► Career Fairs- Career Fairs bring alumni, students, and employers together to talk about career opportunities; dates and events are posted in Rutgers-Newark Handshake.
► Career Opportunities- Discover available opportunities via Rutgers-Newark Handshake.
► Classes of 2018, 2019, 2020 (including December 2020 graduating class)- Enroll in Braven’s two-week Career Booster. Fee-Based Services:
► Career Assessments- Assessment instruments are available in conjunction with career coaching appointments to help with career decision making.
► Career Coaching- Discuss career issues with a Career Coach, including: resume writing/review, interview techniques, job search, and career planning.
► Credentials Service- Use Interfolio (interfolio.com) to collect your references for your applications for professional employment or graduate school.
Career Coaching Appointments: There are no appointment fees for recent graduates within one year of their graduation. The following fees apply to all alumni who are at least one year beyond their graduation date:
► 1-2 years -$25 per 30 min appointment
► 2-5 years -$50 per 30 min appointment
► 5+ years -$100 per 30 min appointment Strong Interest Inventory / Myers Briggs Type Indicator: These interest and personality assessments are available to alumni for further career exploration. Each assessment has a $50.00 processing fee, plus the cost of an appointment to discuss the results.
Contributing to the Career Development Center
If you have an opportunity (job, internship, volunteer) that you would like to post at Rutgers-Newark, you may do so using our career platform Rutgers-Newark Handshake. Please note that we will review postings according to our Employer Policies. If you are looking for short-term support with a project, you are also welcome to consider posting that through our Parker Dewey page as a paid micro-internship. Career Closet:
The Career Development Center collects donations of professional attire (business casual or business professional), which are provided to students free of charge at several events throughout the academic year. If you are interested in contributing donations for the Career Closet, please contact the Career Development Center. Rutgers Student Alumni Career Connect:
Register to be a career mentor for others. Share your story: The Career Development Center invites alumni to share their career journey with current students, through articles, events, or other opportunities. If you would like to support current Rutgers-Newark students in this way, please contact the Career Development Center.