Life and Health Sciences

Welcome to the Life and Health Sciences Community

Welcome to the Life and Health Sciences Career Community! Due to our aging population, the Life Sciences industry has become one of the fastest-growing employment sectors. As such, there exists a wide variety of diverse career opportunities for applicants. Careers in Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Medical Devices Medical Laboratories, and Diagnostic Centers fall within the Life Sciences career field.

Also part of this community is Public Health. Professionals in this fieldwork in a wide range of services, including infectious disease control; health problems of children, older adults, and the medically underserved; chronic disease management; health monitoring and surveillance; environmental/occupational health and safety; and emergency preparedness.

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.


Rutgers Alumni Mentors

Alumni mentors are selected based on their stated career community interests in our Student-Alumni Career Connect system.

  • Elizabeth, NJ
  • Contractor - Revenue Analysis & Technical Accounting Dun & Bradstreet
  • Southampton Township, NJ
  • Founder/Author
  • New York, NY
  • Director Of Research and Development Mend
  • Roselle, NJ
  • Fitness Instructor, editor, researcher Other
  • Jersey City, NJ
  • Associate Director, Project Management Vertice Pharma
  • South Brunswick Township, NJ
  • Medical Assistant Cardiovascular Interventionalists of Central Jersey
  • Boonton, NJ
  • Senior Operations Associate FF Health
  • Freehold, NJ
  • Licensed Psychologist Dr. Amy Altenhaus
  • Matawan, NJ
  • Counselor Extracare Counseling
  • Toronto, ON
  • CEO Applied Glycan Oral Health

Featured Career News

Online Career Resources

Resources for Students in the Sciences

Resource list for students from the bio webpage:

Clinical & Research Health Related Experience Links

Links to Health Profession Experience Programs Nationwide:

Links to Health Profession Experience Programs in New Jersey: AMCP Foundation/Pfizer, Inc. …

Vault Career Guides

Vault Career Guide to Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology, Third Edition

Worldwide, more than 2,700 pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies comprise a trillion-dollar industry, with many of the top companies—and one of …

Vault Guide to Dental Care Jobs, Second Edition

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

Vault Guide to Nursing Jobs

The Vault Guides to Jobs series provides essential information about key careers and industries, with an emphasis on preparing for a career …

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.

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  • 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.

Classes & Special Electives

Rutgers Internship & Co-op Program (RICP)

The Rutgers Internship & Co-op Program (RICP) is an online pass/fail internship and co-op course for academic credit during the…

First-Year Interest Group Seminars (FIGS)

First-Year Interest Group Seminars (FIGS) help incoming Rutgers students discover exciting professional fields and learn more about their campus community.…