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

Fully Immersive Internship with a Global Pharmaceutical Company

Novo Nordisk is now accepting applications for a summer internship in its state government affairs office. Beginning on June 8, interns will assist in evaluating the legal, regulatory and policy landscape governing obesity treatment and state-mandated diabetes action plans. The internship includes instructor led trainings, career presentations by senior leadership, and a guided mentorship program to offer professional and personal development. Learn more about other exciting aspects about the internship and apply here.

Make $15/hour and Work in State Government for the Summer

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development is now seeking summer interns for a six week internship program running from June 29 – August 7. Positions are located in the Trenton headquarters and throughout the state in field locations. Choose from 11 different divisions including communications, research and information, information technology, wage and hour compliance, and more. Learn from the inside about how state government works and how the myriad of services and programs are delivered to the public. Application instructions can be found here.

Paid Summer Internships with PSEG Institute for Sustainable Studies

PSEG ISS Green Team Program and New Jersey Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability (NJHEPS) offer team-based paid internships in collaboration with hosting corporations, businesses and government agencies. Transdisciplinary Green Teams of students provide deliverables to assist hosting organizations with addressing their sustainability challenges. This is a unique paid internship opportunity running from June 1 – August 6. All majors are desired, and many skills are needed. Added bonus? Numerous networking opportunities with industry professionals in the sustainability fields.  Link here for more information and to apply. Note the deadline of January 27th!

Urban Teachers: A National Teacher Preparation Program

Drew alum Dara Murray C’09 is the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer and the Assistant Director of Performance Management with Urban Teachers, a national teacher preparation nonprofit with sites in Baltimore, DC, and Dallas. Sharing this opportunity with us she wrote, “Are you curious about a career in education? Are you concerned about racial & socioeconomic inequality and how it impacts education and want to be part of the solution? Are you also looking for a meaningful and lucrative full-time career that allows you to do good? Then Urban Teachers program is for you!  Who are we? Urban Teachers, one of the most thorough teacher-preparation programs in the county, is transforming the way people are prepared for a career in teaching. Through hands-on training, coaching and peer support, we give our teachers the skills and support needed to improve outcomes for students in historically under-resourced communities.” More information and application instructions are available through the links above. To connect with Dara, visit DrewConnect and search on her name!

Brooklyn Museum PAID Summer Internship

The Brooklyn Museum Summer Internship Program is a ten-week, full-time, paid opportunity for current undergraduates and recent graduates interested in a career in the arts, museums, or cultural institutions. Internship are placed within a Museum department based on interest and relevant experience and work alongside our expert staff on key tasks and projects of their department, gaining skills and experience while making important contributions to the Museum as a whole. Interns also receive ongoing training and mentorship from department leaders who are committed to supporting Interns’ growth and developing their autonomy and agency over the course of the program. Visit this posting on LinkedIn!

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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