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Career Services

About this guide

This guide is designed to supplement your career planning with helpful links to online resources.

Related Library Guides to assist in your research include:

For Rutgers University Students, Alumni, Faculty, and Staff

Student Employment - The Student Employment Office at Rutgers University has employment opportunities available on-campus, off-campus, in the new America Reads tutoring program, and in community agencies. Some of the programs are for financial aid recipients; others are open to all university students.

Financial Aid - For students in the Federal Work Study program, additional information about employment.

Campus Career Services - Rutgers University Careers Services offer a wide variety of services to assist students, alumni, faculty, and staff in preparing for and developing their careers and finding employment.

Additional Links for Students: 

  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick students and alumni can meet with a Career Exploration & Success (CES) career advisor.
  • Work at Rutgers - non-student employment opportunities.
  • Firsthand (formerly Vault Career Intelligence) - For RU students and alumni only. First-time users must create an account and use the login ID and password for future access.
  • GoinGlobal -  assists students pursuing global career paths. Provides access to H-1B visa information, country and city guides, and other resources developed to meet the specific needs of global career seekers.
  • Virtual Drop-in Career Studio - virtual common space where Rutgers-New Brunswick students can drop in and get on-the-spot assistance with their career journey, from the comfort of their own computer.

Alumni Resources:

  • Student-Alumni Career Connect - Network of Rutgers-only students and alumni.
  • Other resources specifically for alumni courtesy of the Rutgers University Alumni Association, including news, advice and workshops.

Looking for books about careers?

The libraries purchase books to assist you in preparing for a career. The majority of these books can be found in the Carr Library in New Brunswick, Robeson Library in Camden, and the Dana Library in Newark. The Career Collection is separate from the other collections in the Carr Library. Please ask at the Circulation or Information Desk for the location of the career collection. 

Many career books can also now be found online. You can search for these books using the library catalog



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