Rutgers University
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Work happiness
Scores based on about 149 responses to Indeed's survey on work happiness
74
Above average
Work Happiness Score
Above average
Do people feel happy at work most of the time?
78
Purpose
Above average
Do people feel their work has a clear sense of purpose?
77
Achievement
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Do people feel they are achieving most of their goals at work?

Rutgers University Careers and Employment

About us
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrating a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than – more... 67,000 students and 22,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.

University Mission:


As the premier comprehensive public research university in the state’s system of higher education, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, has the threefold mission of:


• providing for the instructional needs of New Jersey’s citizens through its undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs;


• conducting the cutting-edge research that contributes to the medical, environmental, social, and cultural well-being of the state, as well as aiding the economy and the state’s businesses and industries; and


• performing public service in support of the needs of the citizens of the state and its local, county, and state governments.


Each component of the university’s mission reinforces and supports the other two.


Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence, to conducting research that breaks new ground, and to providing services, solutions, and clinical care that help individuals and the local, national, and global communities where they live.
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What is it like to work at Rutgers University?

4.1
Work/Life Balance
3.8
Compensation/Benefits
3.6
Job Security/Advancement
3.8
Management
3.9
Culture
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An outstanding institution which prides itself on integrity, academics, and development of others.
Written by Assistant Professor (Current Employee) from New Brunswick, NJ on April 21, 2020
During my employment at Rutgers, I have felt like a member a community of educators who share similar goals and objectives. We are supported, encouraged, and provided incentives for inspirational and exceptional work. I am currently working on a major publication that will enhance my career. My supervisor and staff have been most supportive throughout - more...
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What jobs are available at Rutgers University?

Top work locations
5.0
Jersey City, NJ
4.3
Piscataway, NJ
4.3
New Brunswick, NJ
4.1
Camden, NJ
4.1
Newark, NJ
Most popular roles
5.0
Supervisor
5.0
Police Officer
5.0
File Clerk
5.0
Counseling Intern
5.0
Marketing Intern

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What did candidates say about the interview at Rutgers University?

Interview experience
Based on 180 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 172 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 148 interviews
About a week
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