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

Internships with the Morris County Democratic Committee

The Morris County Democratic Committee is looking for interns for the spring, summer, and fall to help run several campaigns throughout the county. Interns will canvass, phone bank, draft emails and speeches, for local Democratic candidates, help with social media and mail piece and literature design. They will also help to plan and organize fundraising events, where they can meet elected Democratic officials and operatives at all levels from all over the state.  To apply, email a resume to The MCDC Political Director, Ore Obiwumi at ore@morrisdems.org

New Jersey Governor’s Internship Program

The New Jersey Governor’s Internship Program provides unpaid internship opportunities for students interested in not only law and government, but in many areas such as environmental protection. This program has been expanded to include almost all state departments and agencies. Students have the option of selecting the department in which they are interested in doing an internship based on their area of study or career interest. Note the March 15 deadline for the summer program.

Paid Internships with the Educational Testing Service

ETS a private nonprofit organization in Princeton devoted to educational measurement and research is recruiting summer interns who will produce materials for several of the standardized tests it administers including: ELL (English language proficiency); GRE (grad school readiness); and Praxis (special education teacher licensure). Applications are due January 31, 2020 and you will be notified of your status on March 13. Closely follow the application instructions at the ETS job postingon Handshake here.

Summer Teaching Fellowship in a Charter School

Uncommon Schools is currently recruiting for its 2020 Summer Teaching Fellow positions in several locations including Newark, Camden, and Brooklyn. It is a paid 7-10 week teacher preparation program designed for rising college seniors who are committed to pursuing a career in education. You do NOT have to be an education major to apply, but a demonstrated interest in working with K-12 students is a plus. Uncommon is also looking for candidates who are interested in working for Uncommon after they graduate!

The Great Swamp Watershed Association

The Great Swamp Watershed Association, a short drive from campus in Harding Township, has provided many internships to Drew students who have assisted with stream sampling, creating trails at the Conservation Management Area, assisting with educational programs, and providing help with social media. If you are interested in getting actively involved in protecting and preserving a vital local watershed while gaining professional and career exploration experiences, visit their volunteer opportunities page and inquire about an internship.

Internships with ECLC of NJ
Looking for experience teaching or with the special needs community? Consider interning with
ECLC of NJ which has welcomed Drew student interns in the past.  Located next door in Chatham, ECLC provides “Education, Careers & Lifelong Community” for children and adults with special needs, including autism, Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities. ECLC is an accredited, nonprofit, educating students ages 5–21. Contact ECLC to ask about a possible internship that might fit with your professional and personal interests. 

Looking for more?

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

Posted by Amy Sugerman
Amy Sugerman Assistant Director, Center for Civic Engagement Amy Sugerman