On-Campus Jobs

On-Campus Jobs

Rutgers University-Camden offers a range of on-campus employment opportunities. These include assistantships, which provide full tuition and fee remission, a generous stipend, and health benefits in select programs. Additionally, students can work part-time and earn money to cover their educational expenses.


Teaching & Graduate Assistantships

The Graduate School-Camden offers Teaching and Graduate Assistantships to full-time applicants in select programs, providing students with prestigious and highly competitive opportunities.

Teaching Assistantships (TAs) may involve teaching undergraduate courses or providing grading support. Graduate Assistantships, on the other hand, support faculty and staff in research or administrative tasks. These assistantships come with a comprehensive set of benefits, including full tuition and fee remission, a generous stipend (to be allocated towards living expenses, housing costs, and other personal financial needs as deemed appropriate), and health benefits. Students interested in any of these positions should apply early.

Programs and divisions offering these assistantships at Rutgers University-Camden include:

Additional teaching opportunities may be available in select programs. For more information, please visit the program pages and speak with the Graduate Program Director to explore the specific offerings.

Part-Time Employment

Part-time employment opportunities are available for Graduate Students across various campus offices and departments. Students have the opportunity to work for Housing and Residence Life, the Paul Robeson Library, the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs, and other offices throughout the campus. These positions provide valuable work experience and contribute to the vibrant campus community.

Additionally, there are occasional part-time lecturer positions in departments across campus. These positions offer valuable work experience and an opportunity to build skills in the academic environment.

Please note: These positions are not specifically designated for graduate students and are not included in funding or admission packages.

Furthermore, Rutgers University-Camden actively participates in the Federal Work-Study program, which assists eligible students in obtaining part-time employment opportunities. Work-study positions encompass a wide range of roles, including administrative tasks in academic departments, library assistance, student services support, and responsibilities related to campus facilities.

Please note: Work-study positions are available only to domestic students who have completed the FAFSA and meet the eligibility criteria.

To explore and find part-time positions on campus, please utilize the links below.


Throughout the year, various offices across campus offer job opportunities specifically for current graduate students. These job listings provide students with a chance to further their professional growth and contribute to the campus community.

Site Coordinator - Youth Inclusion Initiatives

Diversity, Inclusion & Civic Engagement – Full-time Temporary Position

The site coordinator will assist in recruiting students ages 16 – 24 from Camden and Pennsauken and travel around the state of NJ to expose them to a variety of careers in environmental protection and sustainability.

Duties include the following:

  • Recruitment and retention of program participants
  • Serving as the liaison with the NJ DEP, ensuring all program requirements are met
  • Securing spaces on campus and within the community for participant activities, if needed
  • Administrative oversight – managing student records, transportation, purchasing supplies and materials, processing stipends and assisting students with any obstacles and barriers that may impact participation
  • Supervision of program participants and monitoring participant activities
  • Administrative oversight – managing student records, transportation, purchasing supplies and materials, processing stipends and assisting students with any obstacles and barriers that may impact participation
  • Overseeing evaluation and provide formal feedback to NJ DEP
  • Assist participants with end-of-summer showcase

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • Requires a minimum of three to five years of relevant professional experience in an administrative and/or supervisory function, excellent communication skills, and computer literacy
  • OR

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education/experience in the discipline. A master’s degree in a specialized discipline may be required, particularly in research, project management or managerial positions
  • Requires a minimum of five years experience and/or increasing functional responsibility in a leadership/managerial role. With a master’s degree requirement, a minimum of three years of related experience is acceptable
  • Excellent communication skills and computer literacy

    Required Knowledge:

    Be knowledgeable about the city of Camden, experience working with youth and engaging in community driven projects. Administrative experience and ability to pass a background check required. Ability to speak Spanish is preferred.

Salary:$20-25 per hour, 40 hours per week fully on-site

For more information or to apply please click HERE

Graduate School Ambassador Federal Work Study Position

The Graduate School is currently seeking Federal Work-Study students to join our team in the unique and dynamic role of School Ambassadors. In this position, you will have the opportunity to represent our school while also taking on various administrative and marketing-related responsibilities.

You do not need to be a student in the Graduate School to apply.


Welcome and Assist Visitors: Create a positive and welcoming atmosphere by greeting and assisting visitors to our office.
Event Coordination: Play a pivotal role in coordinating logistics for event planning, including reserving rooms, arranging catering, and ensuring the seamless execution of various events.
Outreach and Engagement: Act as a School Ambassador by providing support for and actively participating in outreach. This may involve direct marketing efforts such as phone calls and mailings, as well as representing the Graduate School at events to engage with prospective students and current students.
Social Media Content Creation: Contribute to our online presence by creating and curating engaging social media content, including podcasts, photoshoots, and webinars. Help promote our Graduate School and connect with our online community.
Administrative Support: Provide comprehensive administrative support, including managing correspondence, handling emails, preparing documents, maintaining records, managing databases, generating reports, and performing related clerical tasks.
Additional Responsibilities: Be adaptable and ready to take on other duties as assigned by the team, contributing to the overall success of our office and school.
In this dynamic dual role as a School Ambassador, you will be a vital part of our team, contributing to a welcoming environment while also actively participating in administrative, marketing, and social media activities. Your diverse skill set will be a valuable asset to our Graduate School community as we work together to achieve our goals.

If you are interested in a federal work study ambassador position working for the Graduate School-Camden please send an email to grad.school@camden.rutgers.edu. In the event that all available federal work study positions for filled, you will be notified. Thank you in advance for your interest.

Science Communication Internship at Colgate-Palmolive

Through a partnership with Colgate-Palmolive, Rutgers University offers year-long paid internship opportunities to advanced graduate students in select fields through the Colgate-Palmolive Experiential Learning Opportunity (ELO) Program. The ELO Program provides graduate students industry experience under the mentorship of Colgate-Palmolive researchers and other personnel at their facilities in Piscataway, NJ. ELO participants are paid a stipend up to $50,000 for a 12-month term, commensurate with educational and professional experience.

Colgate-Palmolive is currently recruiting for one ELO position on their Science Communications team. The Science Communications team is dedicated to making a positive impact through effective communication strategies and initiatives. ELO participants in this placement will assist in the development and implementation of various communication strategies and projects. This hands-on role offers an excellent opportunity to gain practical experience in crafting compelling content, engaging with diverse audiences, and supporting internal and external communication efforts. Participants will work on a variety of projects under the mentorship of a Colgate-Palmolive researcher and other personnel and will have the opportunity to take part in select onsite events and other engagement opportunities.

Participants are expected to work 20 hours a week at Colgate-Palmolive’s research facilities in Piscataway, NJ; hybrid options may be available. Compensation for this position will be up to $50,000 for a 12-month period, commensurate with educational and professional experience. Terms traditionally commence in September but may vary based on the host lab or team.

Review scientific content and translate findings for interdisciplinary and non-scientific audiences.
Engage with Colgate researchers and clinicians to ensure accurate and effective communication of scientific information.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to produce high-quality PowerPoint presentations, figures, and other visual aids that effectively communicate research findings.
Maintain Colgate publication dashboard.
Update and further develop internal journal selection tool.
Support locally-driven scientific communications activities (Colgate site tours, event preparation, and related efforts)

Desired list of skills/competencies:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with exceptional attention to detail.
Proficient in using word processing and collaboration tools (experience with Google Suite preferred).
Ability to write and discuss scientific research findings to both scientific and general audiences.
A demonstrated appreciation for interdisciplinary approaches to research, and an ability to communicate about research across disciplines.
Ability to collaborate as part of a team.
Background in graphic design is a plus (e.g., Biorender, Adobe illustrator and Photoshop, Canva)

Eligibility requirements:
Preference given to PhD students who have passed their qualifying exams and advanced to candidacy by the date of submission.
Applicants must be actively enrolled and in good standing at the time of application and throughout the placement term.
International students are eligible to apply.

Application requirements:
A 1-to-2 page statement describing the applicant’s interest in participating in the program, and how their educational and professional experience makes them a strong candidate for this placement. (Times New Roman 12-point font; single spaced; 1″ margins; 2-page maximum)
A current CV or resume (3 pages max)
A letter of recommendation from the applicant’s graduate advisor

Applicants are required to submit their application materials through the InfoReady application portal. For priority consideration, applicants must submit their applications by Tuesday, May 28th.


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