Doctoral Students

Welcome to the Doctoral Students Community

Welcome to the Doctoral Students career community! Diligent researching, flexibility, organization, and attention to detail are a few of the many skills and strengths that you have developed through your doctoral studies that are in high demand across many industries. The Office of Career Exploration and Success is committed to assisting doctoral students preparing for productive and meaningful careers. We recognize that there are needs unique to this career community.

The doctoral student community assists students with articulating their transferable skills and experiences. This can occur through developing an effective Curriculum Vitae (CV) and resumes, enhancing their networking skills with alumni and industry connections, and navigating the job search process by translating their knowledge from their studies into the world of work.

Through this community, you will find industry resources, career advice, job/internship and networking opportunities, workshops, events, and advisors to help you strategize a plan to achieve your post-graduation goals.


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Online Career Resources

Student-Alumni Career Connect

Search an online database of Rutgers alumni willing to provide career advice.

Vault Career Guides

Vault Guide to Case Interviews, Ninth Edition

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Vault Guide to Top Internships, 2021 Edition

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Vault Guide to Behavioral Interviews

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Career Outcomes

The Office of Career Exploration and Success collects data from the New Brunswick graduates in September, December, and May of each year. The career outcomes information displayed in this site shows the strength of the career paths Rutgers graduates take and gives current students a glimpse into what they can do with their Rutgers degrees.

  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Starting Salaries
  • Career Fields
  • Employment Locations
  • Top Universities
  • Degree Types
  • Fields of Study

First Destination

First destination data includes career outcomes information for Rutgers New-Brunswick graduates within six months of graduation. This website content highlights employment, continued education, military service, and volunteer or service program data for Rutgers graduates.