Join and create a profile with Rutgers Handshake and connect with Alumniin your field using the Student Alumni Career Connect.
Get a professional headshot – and attend all UNMA Career Service Workshop where we hire a photographer for this purpose. Each academic year, students who are enrolled in the Capstone, should have a bio for that academic year. Be sure to go to the Career Workshops to learn how to create your bio.
Go back as many times as you need and get a variety of career cluster professionals to take a look at your entire professional profile. Prepare for and go to all Career Mega Fairs or similar fairs offered through the Federal Government jobs.
Go to the UNMA Career Database page on our website and create an online PROFILE for any of the databases/agencies that ask for one. Getting your information in their "talent pool" is an important step on making a connection to a job that is suitable for you. Many of these agencies ONLY check those profiles and will not take outside applications. Be sure to create a resume with one of the RU Career professionals so you are prepared and seen in the best way possible.
Experiential Opportunities such as job shadow, volunteer, work part time, or finding an internship can be included on a resume and can help you find what you are passionate about pursuing professionally. Be fully aware of application deadlines to those organizations that appeal to you
Join Library Research workshops with Dr. Tom Glynn – especially for UNMA Students for writing assignments and research understanding in the UNMA field
Discover research programs within Rutgers, Aresty Youth Project, Eagleton, Center for American Women and Politics, Center of Youth and Political Participation, or any project approved by the UNMA Program Director
UNMA –European Summer Institute in in partnership with the University of Kassel, Germany where students can earn up to 6 credits toward their degree during the summer months and gain a global multidisciplinary network of relative experience in Global Policy studies and the United Nations
Rutgers Global has a variety of programs to study abroad and gain valuable experiences in the United Nations and political science arena. Students may or may not get credits toward their degree.
Apply for UNMA Student Ambassador Program – a 25 hour leadership volunteer position that meets with potential students at conferences, events and other student recruiting efforts for the UNMA program. Learn to present in front of a crowd and share your story.
Share your Bio and relative and unique experiences with our Students on the Move and current students section of our website in order to create an even stronger online footprint.