Student Groups

Rutgers SMLR has an incredibly diverse student body from around the world. Campus life is further enriched by the many on-campus clubs and organizations at our school. Join one or all of our popular student organizations are listed below.


Rutgers University Labor and Employment Relations Association (RU LERA)

RU LERA is the student chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) and an academic, professional, and social organization. RU LERA's goal is to provide an environment that allows students to broaden perspectives, take advantage of opportunities, and develop personal growth in the field of academics and relationships.


Rutgers University Promote Overall Worker and Employer Relations (RU POWER)

RU POWER's goals are to educate and promote general awareness about the numerous factors that encompass the workplace. Main topics included: employees' rights, management skill building, interests of employers, human resources fundamentals and legal aspects of employment.


Rutgers Society for Human Resource Management (RU SHRM)

RUSHM is a student unit of the national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. SHRM’s mission is to advance the HR profession by ensuring that HR is recognized as an essential partner in developing and executing organizational strategy. Managed by a leadership team under the guidance of a faculty adviser, RU SHRM keeps students abreast of the latest trends in the HR field and strives to increase interaction among HRM students, researchers, and practitioners. Both an undergraduate and graduate chapters are available for students to join. For more information on RU SHRM, visit