Student Discusses RUVirtual Global Internship Experience: Meet Andrew Dass, a senior studying electrical and computer engineering, who enrolled in an online global internship last year in order to gain valuable professional experience and build his resume

IIM Indore Signs MoU with Rutgers University: Read this article in the Times of India about a new Memorandum of Understanding between the two universities

Rutgers Global Welcomes New Peace Corps Recruiter: Celebrate Peace Corps Week, March 1-5, and meet Jon Thomas, Rutgers' new Peace Corps campus recruiter

German Major Hailey Parikh Accepted into 2021 Ruhr Fellowship: German Studies and Physics double major--and intern in the Rutgers Global office--Parikh has been awarded the selective Fellowship, which includes an immersion program and internship
Rutgers-New Brunswick Provost Shares Personal Connection to Access Week: Francine Conway’s childhood quest for education began with an outdoor classroom in Guyana

Rutgers-Camden Digital Studies Students Launch “Voices of Immigration” Podcast: Tania Martinez and fellow researchers have launched an interdisciplinary podcast that focuses on the student experiences of various generations of immigrants

Rutgers Giving Day is on March 24: On Rutgers Giving Day, our global community will come together to create a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts. A union forged with single purpose: to help Rutgers help the world.

For Students
The following information is being shared on behalf of the office of Student Centers and Activities.

The Mark Leadership Conference will be taking over on Saturday, March 6th!
Tickets are on sale now for one of the largest student-run conferences in the country.

The Mark Conference features a number of TED Talk-styled presentations with an array of speakers from diverse industries including politics, astrophysics, mental wellness, disability advocacy, and LGBTQIA+ advocacy. We also host interactive breakout sessions that provide a more direct contact with trendsetters and changemakers, high-energy interactive components, and the perennial favorite: student Ignite speakers!

Date: Saturday, March 6, 2021
Time: 10:00AM – 5:30PM
Location: Virtually on Cadence (instructions will be sent out)
Prices (per ticket): $20.00
Conference Website:
Ticketing Site:
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YouTube: If you weren't able to attend the Refugee and Higher Education Access presentation hosted by University Alliance for Refugees and At-Risk Migrants, see it on our playlist.


"Happy 牛 year!

Facebook: "Think your passion has no relation to sustainability? Think again! Participate in SDG Action and Awareness Week by exploring issues in peace, hunger, clean water, and more addressed in the global goals known as the Sustainable Development Goals. For a list of this week’s SDG Action and Awareness Week events, visit:
#RUGlobal #sdgs #globalgoals

Twitter: Re-tweet from @ecomicrobe (Kevin Dillon):

"My first first author paper was published in @AppEnvMicro! Thank you to @ChateaubriandUS @CNRS
@RutgersGlobal @NSF and NJWRRI for funding! Big thank you to Anne-Marie Delort and Pierre Amato
@CNRS @UCAuvergne
 and my amazing advisor

Rutgers Global is on LinkedIn! Stay connected.
Global Events
Rutgers University-Newark Celebrates Women's History Month, March 2021

All month, Rutgers University—Newark is highlighting the critical role of women in all aspects of society, remembering women’s rich legacy in history and honoring the countless accomplishments of women in Newark, in New Jersey, in the U.S. and around the world.

#FriendshipFridays--Join Us! Every Friday this Semester

Rutgers Global hosts a weekly virtual “pop-up lounge” open to all Rutgers students, Fridays from 10:00–11:00 a.m. EST and 4:00–5:00 p.m. EST. Enjoy games, activities, and conversation—and make new friends from around the world!

Academics Under Attack, 3/4/21, 10:00 a.m. (ET)

Please join the Center for European Studies on Thursday, March 4 for a workshop, "Academics Under Attack: Britain, France, Hungary, Russia", cosponsored by Rutgers Global.

This talk is open to the public, but registration is required.

Beyond OPT: Visas After Graduation (International Students)
3/23/21, 9:00 am - 11:00 am ET
Virtual Session
Interested in working in the U.S. after graduation? Attend this virtual session presented by the immigration law firm, Klasko. Through the session you will learn the following:
1. Current Regulatory/Immigration Policy Updates (OPT, H-1B, and more)
2. Alternatives to the H-1B visa program - options to continue study or training in the United States
3. Common Avenues that lead to Lawful Permanent Residence
4. Resources for assistance with immigration matters
More Global Events
Be sure to visit the main Rutgers University Events Calendar here: 

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Study Abroad Advising
If you aren’t sure which program you would like to apply to, or if you would like to get a head start on planning for your abroad experience, the first thing you should do is speak with one of our Rutgers Global-Study Abroad advisors!

Online advising is offered at from 1:00–4:00 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
We are always looking for globally-oriented stories and events to share in Global Connections. If you have suggestions for submissions, please email them to
Rutgers Global is the university-wide office for international affairs at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The office provides extensive study and service-learning abroad opportunities, academic support for international students, visa and immigration processing for international students and scholars, international partnership facilitation, and on-campus global programming that helps to educate students and professionals alike. Rutgers Global is committed to comprehensive internationalization for both students and faculty, creating resources and opportunities to enhance our global engagement at home and abroad.