“Freshman year I conducted research with a faculty member, and we used expensive, high-tech equipment that most students don’t even have access to until graduate school. This and a recommendation from my professor helped me get my internship freshman year at Merck.”
— Ben Starke
Wayne, New Jersey
As one of the nation’s leading Catholic universities, Seton Hall provides over 90 rigorous academic programs that are highly ranked, like our Business Leadership program that’s ranked #1 in the nation. Seton Hall offers all the advantages of a large research university—national reputation, challenging academic programs, notable alumni, state-of-the-art facilities, renowned faculty, and extensive opportunities for internships, research, and scholarship—with all the benefits of a small, supportive, and nurturing environment.
With a 14:1 student-faculty ratio and an average class size of 21, faculty know more than just your name. At Seton Hall, you can begin working on research projects with faculty as early as your freshman year, and many students even attend conferences with faculty. At Seton Hall, you’ll benefit from the close mentorship of faculty and a community dedicated to challenging and supporting you.
At Seton Hall, you learn from doing. That’s why in addition to countless opportunities for research and scholarship, students can write for one of our three newspapers, work for the #1 ranked college radio station in the nation, conduct research for our Market Research Center, create public relations plans for local businesses, develop lesson plans for student teaching, or work in the sports polling center conducting polls commissioned by ESPN.
Seton Hall is a Catholic university with a more than 160-year tradition of excellence. Seton Hall values integrity, compassion, and a commitment to helping others. A diverse and welcoming community, Seton Hall embraces students of all faiths and inspires students to become servant leaders who make a difference in the world.
Nestled in the suburban village of South Orange, New Jersey, Seton Hall provides the safe, quaint charm of a small town with the hustle and bustle of New York City life only 30 minutes away. Just hop on the train in the center of town and the worlds of entertainment, art, publishing, finance, and fashion; the United Nations; and thousands of major corporations are at your doorstep. This translates to a career edge and unprecedented job opportunities, not to mention lots of career advantage. Seton Hall offers more than 17,000 internship opportunities, and more than 81% of students have an internship—or two—on their résumé before graduation. In fact, Seton Hall is ranked #4 in the nation for providing internship opportunities. Seton Hall students have an employment rate of 92%, and mid-career earnings are 50% higher than the national average. Seton Hall offers a comprehensive Career Center, and your career counselor begins working with you freshman year.
Seton Hall students have had internships or found employment at:
• Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley
• The United Nations, World Food Program
• ABC, CBS, CNN, ESPN, NBC, MTV
• Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall
• Merck, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson
• The New York Times, Wall Street Journal
• Secret Service, FBI, DEA
• New York Mets, New York Giants
• Prudential, AIG
• Deloitte, KPMG
• The Museum of National History
• Google, Amazon
“Graduating with a job offer from MTV is a dream come true. I owe it all to the support of Seton Hall’s Career Center and my four internship experiences.”
— Tiffany Knighten
Public Relations & Journalism major
Los Angeles, California