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Learn the Ropes- SEBS Research & Internships: Presented by the HC Alumni & Employer Engagement Board

Come chat with junior and senior HC peers about where they’ve interned, researched, and how they’ve navigated their SEBS experience. These conversations will give you a leg-up on building your portfolio. Believe it or not, it’s already time to start thinking about internships and what you can do at Rutgers to prepare yourself for opportunities.


By engaging with your HC community at this event you will earn 1 point towards the HC Merit Pin.

Mentoring Pod Program Kick-off Reception

Students who have been accepted into the program are invited to meet their fellow pod members and Graduate Mentor Fellows to kick-off the semester of connections and mentorship.

Networking Through Sport Golf Skills Clinic: Presented by the HC Alumni & Employer Engagement Board

Networking and business deals frequently occur on the golf course, but most people do not know how to golf. At this special event you will learn basic golf skills from our PGA-certified golf pro such as driving, pitching, and putting. This event will give you the skills to hit the course this semester and prepare for future networking opportunities.

NO EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY! The event will take place at the Rutgers Golf Course on Busch Campus which is not near any bus stop, so you will need to arrange transportation. Please wear comfortable sporting attire.

J&J Office Hours with Leadership Development Program STEM graduates

Students interested in connecting with young professionals in the IT, R&D, Manufacturing, & Engineering Fields can sign-up for a 1:1 career conversation with J&J professionals. Visit this google form to read each professional’s bio and sign-up to speak with your chosen mentor.


LinkedIn Headshots

Want to land an internship or job? Do you want to create a LinkedIn profile that will catch the attention of employers? You'll need a professional headshot to go with your great LinkedIn profile! Sign up with our photographer at the HC front desk.

2nd Annual Research Reception: Presented by the HC Alumni & Employer Engagement Board

Come and learn how to obtain a research position during your time at Rutgers at the Second Annual Honors College Research Reception.  You will have the opportunity to talk with professors and grad students who are seeking assistance with their research in a casual, relaxed setting.  Staff from research programs such as Aresty, IMSD, and CABM SURE will also be in attendance.  The attire is smart casual, and refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP by Monday, October 8th.



Sophomore Leadership Masterclass with Gary Rodkin, Fortune 200 Executive and HC Supporter

Join distinguished Rutgers alum, Gary Rodkin for an open dialog focused on preparing students for leadership positions at Rutgers and beyond, and examining the challenges and opportunities leaders face through case studies and experiences from his own career. Mr. Rodkin has held numerous positions: CEO of ConAgra Foods, Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, President of Tropicana, and more.

Dress for Success: Presented by the HC Alumni & Employer Engagement Board and DRC BOLD Center

Do you know the difference between business casual and business professional? Are you a fashionista at heart but don't know how to make your #OOTD work appropriate? Join us for this fun, runway-style workshop on proper work attire and you may be the winner of a $200 shopping spree!


P.S. If you've already started building your professional wardrobe, show us your style!

This event is co-sponsored by Douglass Residential College and the Honors College.

HC & DRC BOLD Center: Test Prep & Getting Into Grad School; GRE, LSAT, & MCAT

Future doctor, lawyer, businesswoman, educator? Or maybe you're still figuring out your post-graduation plans but know that grad school falls in there somewhere?  Connect with the test-prep experts on the MCAT, GRE and LSATs, current graduate students, and graduate school admissions representatives to get the INs and OUTs of pursuing advanced degrees in a variety of disciplines! Lunch will be provided

J&J Innovative Challenge Workshop: Presented by the HC Alumni & Employer Engagement Board

J&J Innovation Challenge Workshop at the Honors College, NB

How does innovation happen in a workplace like Johnson & Johnson? It’s time to find out! We are collaborating with J&J to host a design challenge that focuses on improving a health resource for new mothers and their babies. Supplies will be given, along with business limitations. Students will have time to collaborate and create innovative solutions, come ready to roll up your sleeves! The Baby Box Challenge awaits...

Space is limited, RSVP today.