Policy, Law, and Public Safety

Welcome to the Policy, Law, and Public Safety Community

Policy, Law, and Public Safety career community is a popular area at Rutgers University. If you are interested in a career that will allow you to showcase your skills in critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, and community engagement, the Policy, Law, and Public Safety career community at Rutgers University might be the perfect fit for you! Career opportunities in this field include, but are not limited to, public administrators, analysts, lawyers, police officers, emergency managers, and criminal investigators. Students can work in a variety of sectors including government, legislation, activism, court systems, non-profits, NGOs, and law enforcement.

Students and alumni in this community will have an interest in analyzing information, or criminal investigation, government regulations, critical thinking, and writing skills.

There can be overlap in career areas bridging Policy, Law and Public Safety, and Education, Human Services. Explore the resources below, Rutgers alumni mentors, career outcomes, and related career communities. As you review this information consider the wide range of career options open to you with your academic background.

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Student-Alumni Career Connect

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

Vault Career Guides

Vault Guide to the Top Law Firms for Real Estate Law, 2021 Edition

The Vault Guide to the Top Law Firms for Real Estate is an in-depth, candid guide on the most prestigious …

Vault Guide to the Top Law Firms for Tax Law, 2021 Edition

The Vault Guide to the Top Law Firms for Tax Law is an in-depth, candid guide on the most prestigious …

Vault Guide to the Top Law Firms for Bankruptcy, 2021 Edition

The Vault Guide to the Top Law Firms for Bankruptcy/Restructuring is an in-depth, candid guide on the most prestigious law firms in …

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

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.…