Graduate Student Job Opportunities

Career Exploration and Success

The Office of Career Exploration and Success is committed to assisting doctoral students in preparing for productive and meaningful careers. We recognize that there are needs unique to this career community, and we are here to support you.

Here are simple steps to get familiar and be able to access the resources, support and job opportunities available to you. 

  1. Set up your Handshake Account to see job and internship opportunities. Rutgers Handshake is the #1 platform for all things career success. Students can utilize Handshake to access thousands of job and internship listings, schedule appointments with career advisors, read employer reviews, network with recruiters, register for events, access exclusive online resources, and much more. Here is a video to assist you on the setup.
  2. Sign up for the Doctoral Students Career Community and get access to a newsletter that will provide you with tailored events, alumni mentors, career outcomes, and resources for being a graduate student.  Visit HERE to get more information on this newsletter.  Visit our website for additional information
  3. Schedule an appointment with Rudrani Gangopadhyay, the Doctoral Student Career Advisor, by visiting Handshake. On the Advising Category screening Handshake, select "Student Community-Specific Questions" and then "Doctoral Students: Career Advising" or email Rudrani at

Job Postings

Below are additional job opportunities for graduate students If you are a sponsoring department and would like to post your position, please complete this form. 

2024-2025 Assistant Residence Life Coordinator Positions – Rutgers Residence Life

Position Dates: July 29, 2024 - May 23, 2025.

Compensation: $10,000 yearly stipend, furnished on-campus apartment in a residence hall, and tuition remission (up to 42 general credits, equivalent to the in-state cost of the Ed.M. in College Student Affairs tuition per fall/spring academic year).
Apply by 12pm (noon) Monday, April 15!
The Department of Residence Life is hiring Graduate students as Assistant Residence Life Coordinators (A-RLCs) for 2024-2025!  A-RLCs report directly to a Residence Life Coordinator for a building or campus area. The main areas of responsibility include the advisement of Hall Government, departmental committee involvement, the development and implementation of the Resident Assistants’ programming plans, and planning and implementing campus-wide initiatives. A-RLCs assist in supervision, student conduct, and day-to-day management of their assigned building. All graduate A-RLCs must successfully clear a background check prior to move-in. This is a live-on position that includes participation in the on-campus duty rotation and requires a valid driver’s license and successful completion of Defensive Driving training prior to duty rotation.  Students should expect to work approximately 20 hours per week, including a minimum of 15 designated office hours per week. To apply, email Rachael Padula, include a current resume, cover letter and three references’ contact information (one being the direct supervisor).  Click HERE for more information.

Please note: GSAPP clinical psychology students, students who are student teaching, law students, students enrolled in any medical program, or students who must complete clinical rotations will not be considered for this position