After Your Degree

Student at graduation 2014 holding mortar and tasselAfter Graduation

It's never too soon to think about what you will do after you graduate. Here are some options.



Honors alumni go on to noteworthy careers in industry, government, and academia. Career Development Services is a perfect place to begin your job search. And it's never too soon: they will help you prepare a resume and find internships, co-ops, and volunteer activities to build your skills and increase your value to potential employers.

Considering a career in the global arena?  Click here to view highlights of a presentation about careers in the United Nations.


Graduate or Professional School

Nearly half of Honors graduates go on to graduate or professional school. Honors students have continued their educations at some of the nation’s most prestigious graduate and professional schools.

Consider graduate study at NJIT, beginning with the BS/MS program.

Consider graduate study at other institutions. Here is a chart with information about some scholarship and fellowship opportunities for graduate students.

Further information about opportunities for support at over 100 colleges and universities can be found through

  • The Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP):
  • The Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program: This program seeks to train scientists and engineers to address the global questions of the future. Through the use of innovative curricula and internships, and by focusing on problem-centered training, these programs give their graduates the edge needed to become leaders in their chosen fields. Generous fellowships (stipend plus tuition) are available.