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.

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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 2023 – 2024
All dates are subject to change.  

First Day of Fall SemesterSeptember 5
Thanksgiving Recess (Offices Closed)November 23 – 26
Last Day of Fall ClassesDecember 13
Final ExamsDecember 15 – 21
Winter Recess (Offices Closed)December 25 – January 1
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – All University Offices Closed – No ClassesJanuary 15
Degree Conferral Date for January GraduatesJanuary 15
First Day of Spring SemesterJanuary 16
Spring Recess (Offices Open)March 9 – March 17
Last Day of Spring ClassesApril 29
Final ExamsMay 2 – May 8
Degree Conferral Date for May GraduatesMay 12
Memorial Day (Offices Closed)May 27
Summer ClassesMay 28 – August 14
Juneteenth – All University Offices Closed – No ClassesJune 21
Degree Conferral Date for August GraduatesAugust 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 Chanin Coyle, Employer Relations Coordinator at