Careers

NJIT offers a distinctive combination of strengths that make all the difference in laying the groundwork for a successful career: the majors, the technological and scientific knowledge, the hands-on experiences, the professional opportunities, the outstanding faculty with connections in industry—plus the kind of communication and teamwork skills that are in demand among today’s employers.

A Great Place to Launch a Career

NJIT’s location in the New Jersey-New York metropolitan area provides an extraordinarily rich and varied number of internship, co-op, job and career opportunities.

  • In the neighborhood: NJIT’s own Economic Development Center are incubators for 60 entrepreneurial high-tech businesses that offer internship and co-op possibilities; NJIT is helping create the 50-acre University Heights Science Park with high-tech start-ups and labs.
  • In the state: New Jersey has the nation’s highest concentration of pharmaceutical, high-tech and biotech companies; there are 500 biotechnology firms within 50 miles of campus.
  • In the region: Ten miles from campus is New York City, one of the world’s capitals of technological, scientific, financial and artistic achievement.

Science and Technology Degrees -- The Payoff

Graduates of science and technology degree programs continue to be among the most sought-after in the job market.Most graduates in these fields will receive multiple employment offers and starting salaries exceeding $50,000 annually.