Program Details

Program Name: RU Ready for Work

Category : Pre-College Initiatives

DESCRIPTION: The RU Ready for Work (RUR) program is a year-round college and career readiness youth development program offered by the Office of University-Community Partnerships. RUR helps Newark youth acquire the skills to compete successfully in today’s workforce. It provides an array educational and personal development support services, cultural enrichment activities, work internships and service learning opportunities designed to: prepare students to graduate from high school; identify, prepare for and pursue long-term career interests and pathways; teach them how to seek and obtain employment; and to prepare and assist them in pursing postsecondary education and training.

Email: michael.dillard@rutgers.edu

Website: http://oucp.newark.rutgers.edu/ru-ready-for-work/