2021-22 Virtual Career Events

Please come back to find an array of virtual career and professional development events for the Fall 2021 semester. Some of these events are also open to undergraduate students and alumni and will be noted. Be sure to continue to check back, as new events, updates and registration links are added throughout the semester. Once posted, you can also see and access these events by month by visiting the Student and Career Services Calendar.

If you have questions or would like a recording of these sessions, please contact career management specialists, Andrea Garrido (andrea.garrido@rutgers.edu) (MCRP, MPP/MPAP, MPI students) or Cheryl Egan (cheryl.egan@rutgers.edu) (MHA students).


See below for a current listing of technical and career-related professional development workshops and events.


Join Marcie Anszberger of CTAAR for live 90 minute Excel workshops and Rutgers University Libraries for live 90 minute R and Python workshops, geared to Bloustein students. Click the links to register and receive a Zoom access link. You can register up to the same day as the session. Open to both undergrad and graduate students.

TBA | Excel: Up to Speed

TBA | Excel: Visualizing Data

TBA| R graphics with ggplot2 | The ggplot2 package from the tidyverse provides extensive and flexible graphical capabilities within a consistent framework.  This session introduces the main features of ggplot2. Some prior familiarity with R is assumed (packages, structure, syntax), but the workshop can be followed without this background.  Supplemental materials available at https://libguides.rutgers.edu/data_R/. Instructor: Ryan Womack, University Libraries. REGISTRATION COMING SOON

TBA | Excel: Fixing Data


In addition to the workshops/events listed below, please scroll down to the Virtual Lunch Hour Career Support Sessions for additional career-related workshops.

TBA |International Student Career & Internship Resources Information Session | Join your Bloustein student and academic services support staff- Andrea Garrido, Cheryl Egan and Courtney Culler – as well as our partners from RU Global – Jinling Quan, Bloustein liaison and Senior International Student Advisor – and RU CES (Career Exploration and Success) – Paola Puerta Dominguez, Career Development Specialist for International Students – to learn about the career and internship resources and services available at Bloustein and Rutgers University to support our international students. REGISTRATION COMING SOON

TBA|Get Hired: Top Job Search Strategies for International Students. This is a workshop offered through the Rutgers University’s Office of Career Exploration and Success and is open to all Rutgers University international students. REGISTRATION COMING SOON

TBA | Paths to the AICP | Join APA practice leader, Felicia Braunstein who will hold a live Q&A session about any questions related to obtaining the AICP. To get the most out of this session, FIRST listen to this pre-recorded video presentation. REGISTRATION COMING SOON

REAL DEAL SERIES – Join Andrea and Cheryl and special guests in a series of five (5) talks tas with alumni across all sectors and jobs to learn the “real deal” about a variety of career related topics. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions at the end of each Real Deal event. You must register to attend. COMING SOON!


Hear from our amazing Bloustein alumni to gain practical advice and learn about careers in a variety of sectors, organizations and jobs in the urban planning and policy and healthcare administration realms. Each panel will provide participants with the opportunity to ask questions, gain more clarity and validation about careers, and become acquainted with our strong alumni network. COMING SOON!

VIRTUAL Meet & Greet/Employer Networking Event




Join career management specialists, Andrea Garrido and Cheryl Egan on select Wednesdays @ 4:15 EST from September – December for live, small group career support sessions. These sessions will provide the opportunity for graduate students to introduce themselves, ask questions, have open discussions, stay accountable with their job/internship search, and gain valuable career advice on a variety of career-related topics described below. REGISTRATION COMING SOON!

TBA | Resume Best Practices | Gain resume tips and then have the opportunity to share your resume with the group and get immediate feedback | REGISTER HERE

TBA | Job and Internship Search Strategies | REGISTER HERE

TBA| Interviewing Best Practices | REGISTER HERE

TBA | Open Session/Check-in | REGISTER HERE

TBA | LinkedIn Best Practices | REGISTER HERE

TBA | Salary Negotiation and Evaluating Job Offers | REGISTER HERE

TBA | Resume Best Practices | REGISTER HERE