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Public Service

   The Public Service Major: The School of Public Affairs and Administration at the Newark Campus of Rutgers University has developed a new undergraduate major in Public Service. It will be an interdisciplinary degree designed to bring students to a deeper understanding of their roles as public servants, broadly defined: employees of government and not-for-profits, elected officials, members of boards and communities at the local level, volunteers, philanthropists, etc., in the context of civic engagement.

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   Please click on the tabs below to see a list of sample occupations possible with a Public Service degree and a list employers who have hired Rutgers-Newark students with a degree in Public Service.

  • Sample Occupations
  • Employers who have Hired R-N Graduates

Sample Occupations

  • City Manager
  • Teacher
  • Research Assistant
  • Senior Health Planner
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Intelligence Specialist
  • Program Manager
  • Public Affairs Officer
  • Financial Advisor
  • Fundraising Specialist
  • Senatorial Staff Member
  • Assistant Public Defender
  • Paralegal Research Assistant
  • Probation Officer
  • Grant Writer
  • Consumer Advocate
  • Archivist
  • Diplomatic Officer
  • FBI / CIA Special Agent
  • Environmental Policy Analyst
  • Labor Organizer
  • Writer
  • Lobbyist
  • Political Pollster
  • Court Administrator
  • Intergovernmental Relations Officer
  • Campaign Consultant
  • Arbitrator
  • Corrections Officer
  • Reporter
  • Policy Analyst

Employers Who Have Hired R-N Graduates

  • City of Newark
  • New York City
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