Project AGER (Advancing Graduate Education at Rutgers)
is a National Science Foundation (NSF) initiative based at the Graduate School New Brunswick at Rutgers, and funded by a five-year Innovation through Institutional Integration (I3) grant. There are resourcesand program for professional development and career development.
Individual Development Plan from Science Careers
This website was developed in collaboration between AAAS/Science and the Borroughs Wellcome Fund. An individual development plan (IDP) helps you explore career possibilities and set goals to follow the career path that fits you best. There is no charge to use the site and you can return as often as you like to access the resources.
Click here for my IDP website
Science Careers Online
Science Careers is the careers component of Science that scientists rely on for career information and job postings. Both Science and Science Careers are produced by AAAS, the world’s largest nonprofit membership association for science-related professionals.
Click Here to view the Science Careers Web site
GradFund for Graduate Student External Support
GradFund Central is a Graduate School New Brunswick at Rutgers resource for applying for external merit-based grants and fellowships as a graduate student. There are resources for helping students write and apply for external funding.
Click here to view the GradFund website
The National Academies
Provides reports on career trends, employment information and science policy information.
Click Here to browse the National Academies Web site
UMDNJ Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
Graduate students are invited to participate in the events hosted by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) at RWJMS. These events are aimed at helping students and postdoctoral fellows prepare for a scientific career and to become independent scientists in academia, industry or government service.
The UMDNJ Office of Postdoctoral Affairs also maintains a listing of available post-doc and basic science faculty positions throughout UMDNJ.
Click Here to browse the UMDNJ Office of Postdoctoral Affairs in Piscataway.