Career Development

Work Well - Career & Professional Development

The BOLD Center supports students in the development of a professional identity. Professional development workshops are offered so that Douglass students acquire the skills to excel in their chosen profession. The BOLD Center coordinates internships and externships, and connects students to professional mentors. The programs at The BOLD Center supplement the offerings of the Rutgers University Career Center, and work closely with the university to take full advantage of its substantial resources.

- Learn how to create and use a CareerKnight account

- Start or refine your resume

- Build a quality cover letter

- Learn about opportunities to gain experience through internship, externships, Legal Careers Exploration, Public Leadership (PLEN), Global Leaders, BOLD Leaders, and Mentoring.

Read more about the Douglass Externship Experience


BOLD Conversations – The Douglass Career Conference

Saturday Oct. 28, 2017 – 100th Anniversary Edition

Sponsored in Partnership with PSEG

Raffles, t-shirts, pop sockets, business cards, externships, gourmet food, amazing professionals, 100th signature give-a-ways!

11:00am Registration, Lunch & Seating for Keynote in Trayes Hall

12:00-1:15pm Keynote – Heather Cabot, author of Geek Girl Rising

1:15-2:15pm Career Cluster Networking

2:30-3:45pm Breakout Sessions II.

o What I Know Now That I Wish I Knew Then – Douglass Lounge

o Mega Women in Media – NJC Lounge

o Success in STEM – Meeting Room E

4:00-5:00 pm Breakout Sessions III.

o Potential with PSEG – Meeting Room E

o RU Ready for Grad School? - Meeting Room B

o Geek Girls Rising - in NJC Lounge

o Lead Boldly - in Douglass Lounge