Resources for Rutgers Undergraduates Applying to Graduate School

Pursuing a degree in psychology is an important decision and whether you are applying to our program at Rutgers-Newark or elsewhere, we would like to help you with your goals.  We recommend seeking out an advisor from the Department of Psychology  and inquiring further about the process and what is needed.  We also recommend checking out these helpful documents and links compiled by some of our own graduate students who are also excellent resources for information about the graduate school experience.


Process for applying to graduate school

  1. Deciding to apply to graduate school
  2. Getting into Grad school

Example CV, Resume and Personal statements

Example CV 1, Example CV 2

Example Resume

Example Personal Statement

Taking time before applying to graduate school

Example Lab Manager/Lab Coordinator Cover Letter

Example Summer Internship Cover Letter