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Area of Study/Expertise

Master's in Human Resource Management


Melanie Rutkowski

About Melanie Rutkowski

Melanie Rutkowski is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Human Resource Management at Rutgers University. She joined RU SHRM in 2017 as a Project Manager for the Finance team, and was then promoted V.P. for Finance in the spring of 2018. Melanie became Co-president in the fall of 2018.

She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Kean University, where she majored in history.  She has over six years of combined experience working in Human Resources and Staffing.  Currently, Melanie works as an HR Generalist at an architecture, engineering and construction consulting firm. 

Melanie’s areas of interest include employee relations, performance management, talent management, and HR analytics.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her dog and her foster dog, running, and rooting for the New York Yankees.