Physical Sciences

Welcome to the Physical Sciences Community

Welcome to the Physical Sciences career community! Physical Science is the study of the inorganic world, generally thought of in four broad areas: astronomy, physics, chemistry, and the earth sciences. Each of these areas divides into fields and subfields. Students who pursue a degree in Physical Sciences have a strong math and science background, specifically chemistry and physics.

Students graduating with degrees in the physical sciences pursue careers with various types of employers in Education, Aerospace, Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Products, Environmental Services, Medical Devices, Consulting, Financial Services, Engineering, Technology, Government, etc.

The Physical Sciences career community will assist you with industry resources, career advice, internship/job, and networking opportunities, and events to help you explore career options in these areas.

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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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.…