Internships of the Week: Social Impact, Education, Law & Government

Paid Policy or Communications Internships in Washington D.C.

If you are interested in policy, communications, or law, the Cato Institute is looking for Summer 2020 interns. Many interns conduct research for Cato policy scholars but there are also opportunities to work in media relations and external affairs. You may work on issues like healthcare, defense and foreign policy, and constitutional studies, among others. Cato is a think tank “dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peace.” Instructions on how to apply can be found here.

Human Rights Internships in New York City

Physicians for Human Rights is offering several internship opportunities that can give a glimpse into the operations of an international NGO. The Communications Intern, for example, will provide experience in media relations, online communications, and general research functions. Head to Handshake and search for “Physicians for Human Rights” to see all of the open positions and learn how to apply.

Fellowship on New Jersey State Business Advocacy and Economic Policy

The NJ Chamber of Commerce is seeking applicants for a one-year paid fellowship position in its Trenton, NJ headquarters. This is an incredible chance to gain real world experience researching and advocating for economic, environmental, education, etc. policy related to business growth, and interact with business leaders and policymakers and participate directly in the legislative process, while also having the opportunity to network with a statewide organization’s membership.

Local Sustainability Internships

Are you interested in food justice, sustainable farms, and access to fresh, local food? Grow it Green Morristown is offering two spring internships and a paid summer job. Head to Handshake to view them and apply. This important, local organization currently provides many Drew students with meaningful, two credit, 70 hour internships. If marketing, communications and social media interest you, check this internship. If you enjoy hands-on work in the gardens and greenhouses, this one might be for you. Interested in paid summer work? Check out this position.

Advocate for Gender Equality in Film and Television

New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) advocates for equality in the moving image industry and supports women in every stage of their careers. NYWIFT energizes women by illuminating their achievements, presenting training and professional development programs, awarding scholarships and grants, and providing access to a supportive community of peers. NYWIFT has provided internships to Drew students in the past and, in fact, Drew Alum Katie Chambers is their Community Engagement Director. Check out NYWIFT’s internship program to learn more.

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The Launch Career Communities Internships of the Week blog is posted every Tuesday morning in every career community. Be sure to check out Handshake  for more opportunities. Need help with an application? The Center for Internships and Career Development offers one-on-one coaching for interviews, resume/cover letter review and more. Sign up today on Handshake for an appointment!

Posted by Greg Townsend
Greg Townsend Director, Center for Internships and Career Development Greg Townsend