Academic Programs
Explore Our Academic Programs

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


Listen to the A Third of Your Life Podcast
Announcing 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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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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Spring 2023 Info & Resources for SMLR Students



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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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How Dysfunction Spreads at Work

SMLR’s Nichelle Carpenter and Rebecca Greenbaum studied why teams go off the rails.

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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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Highlights from First Womxn's Labor Leadership Symposium
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Revaluing Work(ers) – 2021 LERA Research Volume Book Launch
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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.


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Supporting K-12 Student Success

SMLR's Saul Rubinstein and Charles Heckscher are working with education leaders to improve student achievement in New Jersey. U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona came to see the results.

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

SMLR Experts In the News