The Center for Career and Professional Development at NJCU is proud to invite each of you to join our career communities. The communities are based on academic majors and provide students with targeted information, curated full-time and internship positions, as well as advice from individuals working in specific career fields. It is perfectly acceptable to be a part of more than one community if you are exploring. We also have the “Exploratory” community for those of you who want to learn more about yourselves to build a firm foundation as to where your skills can be best applied in this world.

Tech, Data, Analytics

“Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Human beings are incredibly slow, inaccurate, and brilliant. Together they are powerful beyond imagination.”- Albert Einstein

Enjoy using problem solving and critical thinking skills? Are you a logical thinker who likes to analyze data to inform decisions? These skills are vital in rapidly growing fields such as cyber security, database management, big data, IT support, programming, and web development.

Computer Science
Educational Technology

Data Analyst
Data Scientist
Mobile App Developer
Web Developer
IT Project Manager

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Business & Entrepreneurship

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”- Albert Schweitzer

Students from every major can find satisfying and lucrative careers in the fields of management, marketing, operations, banking, real estate, finance and human resources. If you take pride in using your critical thinking skills and are looking to be innovative, these types of careers might be a good fit for you.

Global Business
Hospitality Management
Sports Management
Supply Chain, Logistics and Maritime Port Management

Athletic Development Specialist
Athletic Director
Business Analyst
Commodity Specialist
CPA Business Development Director
Credit Risk Analyst
Director of Supply & Logistics
 Financial Risk Analyst
Financial Planner
Harbor Manager
International Marketing Manager
Manager of Group Events Managing Director
Marine Resource Management
Marketing Analyst
Marketing Coordinator
Sales Executive
Team Leader

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Health Professions

“Wherever the art of Medicine is loved, there is also a love of Humanity.” – Hippocrates 

Do you want to help people or society improve their physical/mental health? You can achieve this by working in direct clinical care, research, public health, managing a healthcare system, or analyzing data for efficiency to improve services.

Earth & Environmental Sciences
Fitness, Exercise and Sports
Health Sciences
Public Health Education

Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist
Chemistry Teacher
Data Analyst
Environmental Technician
Home Care Registered Nurse
Lab Technician
Labor & Delivery Nurse
Marine Biologist
Occupational Therapist
Physical Therapist
Research Scientist


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Scientific Research

“The good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it.”– Neil deGrasse Tyson 

Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Environmental Science, Physics

Do you want to use your problem solving, critical thinking and data analysis skills to help people and society? Jobs in these fields allow you to apply scientific theories to making the world a better place. Opportunities may focus on areas such as protecting the environment, developing new products, discovering scientific breakthroughs, and overall improving lives.

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Application Engineer
Design Engineer
Environmental Specialist
Nature Conservation Officer
Synthetic Chemist Quality Control Chemist

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Arts, Communication & Languages

Invigorated by creativity and collaboration? Excited to learn about different cultures and the human experience? These degrees offered at NJCU can arm you with the skills to thrive in fields such as publishing, advertising, museums, or the arts. 

African & African American Studies
Latin American, Caribbean & Latino Studies
Media Arts
Music, Dance & Theatre
Sociology & Anthropology
World Languages & Cultures

Community Developer
Content Strategist
Cultural Resources Manager
Diversity Manager
Foreign Service Specialist
Human Resource Manager
Product Designer
Web Designer

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Social Impact, Law, Non-Profit & Government

"The best way to predict the future is to create it." —Abraham Lincoln 

Political Science, National Security Services, Criminal Justice, Philosophy/Religion, History, Anthropology, Sociology, Economics

If you find yourself drawn to mission-driven, impactful causes then an NJCU degree in these areas is right for you.  Your influence can contribute to advocacy, policymaking or diplomacy, all while using communication, analytical and research skills to reshape issues impacting individuals, communities and organizations.

Criminal Justice
Ethnic & Immigration Studies
International Studies
Philosophy & Religion
Political Science
Professional Security Studies
Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work
Women’s & Gender Studies

ATF Inspector
Background Investigator
Campaign Manager
City Planner
Community Organization Worker
Cultural Affairs Officer
Federal Agent
Human Resources Generalist
Human Rights Advocate
Police Officer
Political Advisor
Social Worker
Victims’ Advocate

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Education & Helping Professions

“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” Malcolm X 

Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Elementary Education, Multicultural Education, Special Education, Anthropology, Sociology

Have a passion for teaching and learning?  Enjoy working with people to overcome challenges and implement solutions? Careers such teaching, counseling, and social work allow you to have an impact on society as well as on an individual level.

Early Childhood Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary & Secondary Education
Literacy Education
Multicultural Education
Special Education
Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work

Academic Advisor
Adult Literacy Instructor
Childcare Center Director
Curriculum Manager
Dean of Students
Literacy Teacher
Private Practice Psychologist
School Counselor
Social Worker

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