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We R Arts and Sciences: Sean Di Giulio

“Rutgers–Camden has helped [me] by preparing me professionally for what to expect in the workforce," says MPA student Sean Di Giulio. Read more ...

Contact Information

401 Cooper Street
Camden, NJ 08102

Ms. Karen McGrath
(856) 225-6337; fax: -6559

Urban Studies:
Ms. Lisa Alston
(856) 225-2936; fax: -6085

Careers in Urban Studies

Skills developed as an Urban Studies major or minor:

  • Researching
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Managing projects and programs
  • Analyzing components of complex problems
  • Designing programs
  • Understanding planning research
  • Reading graphs and maps
  • Analyzing policy
  • Critical thinking
  • Creative thinking
  • Facilitating group dialogue
  • Presenting ideas and information clearly, both orally and in writing
  • Managing people, processes & projects

Urban Studies majors and minors pursue multiple career paths:

  • Non-profit Management
  • Urban Planning and Design
  • Economic Development
  • Neighborhood & Community Development
  • Healthcare
  • Social Services
  • Public Administration
  • Real Estate
  • Education Advocacy
  • Teaching
  • International Development
  • Community-based organizing