Colleges and Programs

New Jersey Colleges and Universities – Here is a great inventory tool that has multiple search index features to provide you with information on higher education program offerings across the state.

New Jersey Career Connections, Planning Your Path – This webpage provides a helpful tool to assist you in taking steps toward achieving your career goals. You may want to explore the potential career paths to become familiar with your options.

New Jersey Transfer – Here is an organization that will assist students transferring from a New Jersey community college to a participating four-year higher education institution in the state. See how your credits earned will work for you as you progress your post-secondary education plans.

New Jersey Colleges, Tuition and Fees – Let’s get down to the nitty gritty. Open this .pdf file and you will see listed all of the state’s colleges (public and private) along with all associated costs and fees for enrollment.

EdD Programs – If you are considering an advanced degree in education, you may want to check out this website for degree programs and doctoral funding opportunities.

Governor’s School of New Jersey – This is a tuition-free, summer residential program for high-achieving high school seniors who have an interest in STEM subjects. The programs are open to students from diverse economic backgrounds who are New Jersey residents and who have completed their junior year in any public or private high school or are home-schooled.

New Jersey Stars – Programs and services for students soon to begin their higher education quest are listed on this website. Lots of helpful information for not only students, but also parents and school counselors. Scholarships, grants, loans, work study, college savings plans and more helpful resources are highlighted.

College Scholarships, New Jersey – The ‘Quick Navigation’ feature on this website will help you find financial aid and scholarship information.

Many Paths, One Future – The state agencies sponsoring this internship initiative share the goal of ensuring that 65 percent of adults in New Jersey have a post-secondary degree or industry-valued credential.

New Jersey College Grants Database – If you are a returning to college student, many options available for funding your higher education are provided on this website. Grants and scholarships are listed for you to research and consider.

New Jersey Gear Up – Gear Up guides middle and high school students on the path to college while offering tools for academic success. Visit the organization’s webpage on the NJ state website for eligibility and opportunity.

Most Affordable Colleges in New Jersey – If you are concerned about transfer credit to a New Jersey institute of higher learning, or if you need guidance on locating a college that is affordable to you, or maybe you are just perusing the grant and scholarship options in the state…..this site is a great resource.

Teacher Certification Degrees, New Jersey – If it’s your desire to become a teacher in the state of New Jersey, there are many paths to certification. The various certification processes are outlined for you on this website.

Healthcare Pathways, New Jersey – WOW! This is a wonderful website for information on the healthcare industry in New Jersey relative to schools (long list here with offerings at each), education requirements for specific healthcare jobs, career and employer information. Definitely worth a look if you want to work in the healthcare industry or if you are currently in a career but want to maximize your potential or expand your expertise and skillset.

 

Job Seekers and Career

New Jersey Career Connections – Unsure of where to start in your job search? With the assistance of this state government website, you can explore your career options, establish your goals, understand your skillset and search for that just right opportunity. Plus, there’s a handy job portal for you to explore current open opportunities.

New Jersey Government Jobs – Here’s a handy listing of government job openings by county, city, tribal sites, public utilities and other categories.

NJ School Jobs – Are you looking for a great job in education? Want to live in New Jersey? You may just have come to the right place! You will need to join this organization in order to reap the benefits of all that it offers….but, it does offer a lot if it’s your quest to find a job in the school sector across the state, or if you are a public or private K-12 institute looking to fill an opening.

iHireConstruction, New Jersey – Very simply, you want a job in construction in the state of New Jersey? Look no further than this search tool.

New Jersey Training Opportunities – Here is a comprehensive list of all schools and organizations that offer occupational education and job training programs. All are eligible to receive publicly funded tuition assistance. Just click on the “Get Started & Search” button and you can customize your search parameters to display the programs offered by each training provider.

New Jersey Estimates (State Occupational Employment and Wage Information) – Estimates on employment and wages for the state of New Jersey by job category are available on this webpage of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics site. A great resource to review, perhaps, before you make that commitment to embarking on your career or even before a career educational program is undertaken.

Research With New Jersey, Projects – How about tapping into the state’s innovation ecosystem with research opportunities at state universities and intellectual capital ventures? A great list of grants and projects are available and one of them might just be right for you.

 

Leadership and Development

New Jersey Edge – This organization, by way of active collaboration, adaptive technology, transformative engagement and well defined solutions, aims to deliver and sustain a healthy, vibrant and thriving technology ecosystem across the state. Edge is a nonprofit consortium of academic and research institutions with a commitment to constant innovation and elevated learning. Check out Edge’s Blog for some great insight.

New Jersey Technology and Manufacturing Association – The NJTMA aims to address issues that affect its members’ business. It does this by providing resources and interactions that assist NJ manufacturing companies to build, promote and sustain their businesses.

New Jersey Rural Health Information Hub – If you want the latest information on current healthcare situations or perhaps, just update yourself on trends and articles of the profession, this webpage on the RHI Hub is a super resource.

New Jersey Health Organizations – If it’s a convenient, long list of organizations and affiliations in the healthcare industry across New Jersey is what you need, look here!

New Jersey Art Therapy Association – This mental health professional organization offers to improve or restore a client’s functioning and his or her sense of personal well-being. The NJATA is comprised of professionals and students residing and/or working in New Jersey who are dedicated to the ethical practice and the foundation of art therapy.

New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program – This is a private, not-for-profit organization that aims to improve the profitability and competitiveness of the state’s manufacturers. NJMEP strives to enhance manufacturers’ productivity and efficiencies, reduce costs and improve employee performance. Lots of services, programs, training and events are available for member establishments.

 

Entrepreneurs and Start-ups

New Jersey Office of SBA – This website has an abundance of good and necessary information for the small business owner. Additional helpful information on topics such as licensing, trade name registration, permits and zoning ordinances.

How to Start a Business in New Jersey – WOW! This site is a super resource for instructions and guidance on your business venture startup.

EO New Jersey (Entrepreneurs Organization) – With a mission of engaging leading entrepreneurs to learn and grow, the New Jersey EO is comprised of like-minded entrepreneurs focused on business growth, personal development and community engagement.

Starting Your Business in New Jersey – If you are a ‘step-by-step’ person, then this website on how to start your New Jersey business in 7 steps will be a great resource for you. Behind each step is further information and guidance that is clear and concise without being overwhelming.

BusinessNameUSA – When this site says ‘One Stop Business Registration’ they mean it!! No matter what state, what type of business you are starting up or adding on to, licenses, permits, tax ID’s needed, you will be walked step-by-step through the process AND get a fee schedule so you know your due diligence start-up costs – at least from an administrative standpoint.

New Jersey Small Business Grants – State funding agencies, categories and the application itself can be found here.

 

 

Veterans

Troops to College – This program is designed to make veterans aware of the higher education options available at New Jersey’s public colleges and universities.

New Jersey Career Connections, Veteran Services – Our nation’s heroes will receive first priority referral to all job and training opportunities in which they qualify. Resume building and workshops are also available to assist you in your search for employment.

New Jersey State Department of Military and Veterans Affairs – Many of the services needed by our country’s well-deserved veterans can be found here. Compensation claims, counsel on employment, educational programs, medical care entitlement, nursing home assistance, and other related activities and resources for veterans are available.

New Jersey Department of Veterans Affairs – On this site, veterans will find an abundance of information on centers, facilities, programs, benefits, and much much more. A super resource for our nation’s heroes.

The American Legion – New Jersey – Here is a comprehensive resource directory to assist veterans, service members, and their dependents with questions about healthcare, financial assistance, and more.

NJ Veterans Benefits Guide – If you just want a quick guide, this .pdf file has valuable material on the numerous federal and state programs, entitlements and services you have earned by serving our nation.