Students at the Bloustein School are active in civic, educational, and recreational activities within the school and university communities.
Graduate Student Organizations
The Rutgers Association of Policy and Planning Students (RAPPS) seeks to encourage and facilitate open communication among students, faculty, staff and administration, to represent and advocate for the interests of planning and policy graduate students, and to promote and enact necessary improvements, so as to enhance the overall educational experience.
The International Development Interest Group (IDIG), was established in early 2009 and in 2010 was recognized as a Graduate Student Association. IDIG functions as a forum for the exchange of ideas and information, as well as a platform for collaborative work around various themes and geographies of relevance in planning and policy work in low- and middle-income countries.
Walk Bloustein Bike Bloustein (WBBB) is a graduate student interest group whose goal is to provide an opportunity for students to learn more about bicycle and pedestrian planning and advocate for improved biking and walking facilities on the Rutgers University campus.
The Women’s Leadership Coalition (WLC)‘s mission is to inclusively bring graduate students together from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds and promote personal, academic and professional development. We strive to foster networking, collaboration, and career driven educational opportunities for women in graduate programs across Rutgers University. Though the organization is geared towards female graduate students, any Rutgers student or faculty member with interest in the organization’s mission may become a member. Members must attend at least one meeting or event per semester to retain membership. The Women’s Leadership Coalition holds an annual one-day Women’s Leadership Conference during the Spring Semester, aimed at empowering women leaders with hands-on workshops, interactive panels and thought-provoking keynote addresses. Other events include networking and leadership building workshops and discussions with speakers from diverse backgrounds. Please follow us on Facebook or Twitter for information on upcoming events or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Undergraduate Student Organizations
The Bloustein Public Service Association (BPSA) undergraduate student organization is dedicated to providing a forum for students interested in public service initiatives. The organization is open to all Rutgers – New Brunswick undergraduate students from all disciplines.
The mission of the Epsilon Beta Chapter of Eta Sigma Gamma (National Health Education Honorary) is promotion of the discipline by elevating the standards, ideals, competence and ethics of professionally prepared men and women in Health Education.
The Rutgers Future Healthcare Administrators club is a professional student organization for undergraduate students interested in the field of Healthcare Administration. It focuses on opening networking and academic opportunities for students by way of different social events held on campus.
The New Jersey Public Health Association – Rutgers Student Chapter joined the Bloustein School in 2015. They seek to advance and support the cause of public health within the Rutgers community and all throughout New Jersey through events, mentorship, internship, and networking opportunities within the NJPHA professional network.