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SEBS Academic and Career Extravaganza

February 29, 2024

Join us 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Cook Student Center (or drop-in at any time in the day) to speak with faculty, explore majors, Rutgers Services, internships, research, and other experiential learning opportunities. Attend workshops on preparing for graduate and professional school, hear from alumni, and learn from professionals!

Academic and Career Extravaganza 2/29/2024, 10:30-3:30, Cook Student Center MPR, All your academic needs in one place!
  • Meet Major Advisors
  • Declare Your Major
  • Learn About Internships, Study Abroad & Research
  • Explore Careers & Graduate School Planning
  • Giveaways


Time Workshop Presenter Location Description
10:30–11:30 a.m. Applying to Vet School Dr. Aparna Zama GH Cook Room Information on applying to veterinary school
Summer Classes 101 Dean Daaimah Etheridge Room 202B Advice on how, why, when and where to take summer classes
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Applying to Graduate School Dr. Suzanne Sukhdeo Room 202A Information on applying to STEM graduate programs
Delivering Your Best for Jobs Mr. Larry Jacobs Room 202C Learn successful job search skills to enhance your interviews, resumes, and networking
12-1 p.m. Majors in Health Professions Dean Julie Traxler GH Cook Room Many majors can enhance a career in health professions!
Getting into Research Dr. Mary Nucci Room 202C Learn techniques to improve focus, concentration, and memory. Take control of your learning!
Alleviating Academic Anxiety Mr. Jackson Toomey Room 202C Learn techniques to improve focus, concentration, and memory. Take control of your learning!
12-1:30 p.m. Life After Rutgers Various Alumni Room 202B Meet and talk to SEBS alumni!!
1:30-2:30 p.m. Life Beyond Science Dean Sharice Richardson Room 202A Love science but not a science major? Learn more about Interdisciplinary and non-science majors at SEBS
Summer Classes 101 Dean Daaimah Etheridge GH Cook Room Advice on how, why, when and where to take summer classes
2-3 p.m. Letters of Rec 101 Dean Julie Traxler Room 202B Who, how and when to ask for letters of recommendation
2:30-3:30 p.m. GH Cook Thesis 101 Dr. John Reinfelder Room 202A Information session on the SEBS honors research and thesis project
Intro to Health Professions Dr. Elizabeth Vogel GH Cook Room Information on the HPO and the services they provide
Intro to CES Resources Ms. Stacey Kohler Room 202C How you can utilize the resources offered by the the Rutgers Career Engagement & Success Office

Experience-Based Education Opportunities Attending the Extravaganza

Professional Organizations

  • Langan Engineering and Environmental Services, Inc
  • Grow it Green Morristown
  • Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services
  • American Littoral Society
  • Environmental Protection Agency - Region 2
  • Middlesex County Department of Parks and Recreation
  • New Jersey Department of Agriculture
  • Relentless Athletics
  • The Raptor Trust
  • Metuchen Golf and Country Club
  • Mercer County Wildlife Center

Rutgers Affiliated Programs

  • Rutgers Gardens
  • Career Exploration and Success/FIGS
  • George H. Cook Scholars Program
  • Food Innovation Center
  • Aresty Research Center
  • SEBS Global Engagement & Study Abroad
  • New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station