Recruiting at Rutgers-Camden

The Rutgers University-Camden Career Center is proud to provide a number of services and resources to meet the recruiting needs of employers.

During remote instruction, we can use Handshake to schedule virtual interviews and events. 

NOTE: Our office serves only the students on the Rutgers-Camden campus. Please be sure to contact the New Brunswick and Newark offices directly if you would like to reach their students.

About Our Students

Learn more about our student body, academic programs, and campus activities.

Volunteer for Programs & Events

If you or your company are interested in participating in events like mock interviews, advisory boards, networking events, and so forth, please fill out this form: Volunteer Interest Form.

On-Campus Interviews (OCI)

On-campus interviews help employers identify candidates early, access diverse applicants, and increase your organization’s visibility. Through Handshake, employers are able to advertise their job or internship opportunities FOR FREE to a vast audience of undergraduate, graduate students and alumni. Handshake streamlines the process of reviewing and selecting candidates to interview and provides the option to schedule on-campus interviews. Please contact Terri Smith, Employer Relations Manager, to schedule an On-Campus Interview date: 856.225.6046

When to Recruit On-Campus

Employers have reported that recruiting is most effective when coordinated with a career fair. Contact the Employer Relations Manager to identify productive on-campus recruiting activities throughout the year. On-campus interview dates are allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis. Be sure to request interview dates as early as possible.

Important Dates 2020 - 2021
All dates are subject to change.  

First Day of Fall Semester September 3
Labor Day (Offices Closed) September 7
Thanksgiving Recess (Offices Closed) November 26 - 29
Last Day of Fall Classes December 10
Final Exams December 15 - 21
Winter Recess (Offices Closed) December 25 - January 3
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Offices Closed) January 18
Degree Conferral Date for January Graduates January 18
First Day of Spring Semester January 19
Spring Recess (Offices Open) March 13 - March 21
Last Day of Spring Classes May 3
Final Exams May 6 - May 12
Degree Conferral Date for May Graduates May 16
Commencement May 19 & 20
Memorial Day (Offices Closed) May 31
Summer Classes June 1 - August 16
Degree Conferral Date for August Graduates August 31


Candidate Participation in On-Campus Interviews

Participation in our On-Campus Interviewing program ensures that the RUC Career Center has the information necessary to facilitate the interaction between candidates and employers. Candidates must be current Rutgers-Camden students or alumni to participate.
Employers have many opportunities to increase their visibility and establish a presence on our campus through the following:
  • Attending our career fairs
  • Participating in our speakers series
  • Hosting employer information sessions
  • Participating in career panel seminars
  • Facilitating workshops such as interviewing skills and resume review
  • Co-sponsoring campus/club events
  • Partnering with faculty for classroom interaction

For more information, please contact Terri F. Smith, Employer Relations Manager at the Rutgers-Camden Career Center, 856.225.6046 or