Academic Programs
Explore Our Academic Programs

Learn about our versatile programs in Human Resource Management and Labor and Employment Relations


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Graduation Information for the SMLR Class of 2024!


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Virtual Open House Schedule for SMLR Degree Programs

Connect with our faculty and student advisors to learn more and ask your questions

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SMLR's New Podcast: "A Third of Your Life"

You spend a third of your life at work. We’re all about making it better. 

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Spring 2024 Info & Resources for SMLR Students



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All Work and Low Pay

A report by SMLR’s Center for Women and Work reveals what life is like for New Jersey’s Latina immigrants.

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Bargaining for the Common Good

Ford Foundation is supporting SMLR’s Center for Innovation in Worker Organization in the fight for racial and social justice.

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Free Online Program Supports Business Owners of Color

Our NJ/NY Center for Employee Ownership shows entrepreneurs how to save jobs and preserve wealth by selling the business to their workers.

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Why Employees Quit and Start Their Own Business

SMLR’s Scott Seibert, Jie (Jasmine) Feng, and Maria Kraimer studied why some workers choose to become their own boss.

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Just 1 in 5 People with Disabilities Works from Home. Millions Without the Option

SMLR experts analyzed federal data before launching a major new research initiative.


Our Academic Departments

Two Perspectives on the Changing World of Work

Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) is the leading source of expertise on the world of work, building effective and sustainable organizations, and the changing employment relationship. At SMLR, you will become a member of a global community that supports academic curiosity and can provide you with the critical skills needed to shape the world of work. Are you ready to take the next step?

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Student Resources
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Career Support for Students & Alumni

The SMLR Career Services Office provides comprehensive career development support for all students and alumni of the School of Management and Labor Relations. Our dedicated team guides individuals throughout their career journey toward meaningful career outcomes.

News & Events

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Listen Now: A Third of Your Life, SMLR's New Podcast

Episode 10: Quakertown: A Juneteenth Labor and Migration Story, Part 1

Formerly enslaved Black Americans established their own community in Denton, Texas in the late 1800s. It grew into a socially vibrant, economically prosperous town. Danielle Phillips-Cunningham, associate professor in the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations, talks to Alma Clark and Dianne Randolph, who are working to preserve the town’s history.

Episode 11: Quakertown: A Juneteenth Labor and Migration Story, Part 2

A devastating fire at the Frederick Douglass School in 1913 signals the growing racism that will soon threaten the entire community of Quakertown, Texas. Danielle Phillips-Cunningham, associate professor in the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations, talks to Alma Clark and Dianne Randolph about the town's legacy and their work to memorialize it.

SMLR Experts In the News