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

Values into Action
For over 150 years, The Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth have been on the front lines of social justice, partnering with individuals and communities to bring about real change. Through our internships and volunteer opportunities, we invite you to be a part of this tradition of action and caring. “Values into Action,” our internship program, gives college students the opportunity to gain meaningful nonprofit work experience. Our internships are typically 10-15 hours a week for twelve weeks, and students can choose to work at our Motherhouse in Convent Station, NJ, or be paired with a nonprofit in the NY/NJ Metro area that reflects the values and mission of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth. For more information, please contact Sheila Tracy, Director of Interns and Volunteers at or 973.290.5418.

Paid Government Affairs Internship with NJ Business and Industry Association

NJBIA provides information, services, and advocacy to its member companies to build a more prosperous New Jersey. As the nation’s largest statewide employer association, NJBIA represents more than one million jobs in New Jersey. Currently, NJBIA is accepting applications for government affairs internship positions starting in May 2020. Interns will assist in policy and economic research, attend legislative hearings, and monitor state and federal legislation. To apply for a summer internship, please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three recommendation letters to Nicole Sandelier at by. Students should indicate the research methods courses taken in their cover letter. In addition, letters of recommendation must be sent via the recommender. Please visit this article for more information about the position application process. Deadline to apply is April 24. DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE DEADLINE TO APPLY.

YouthConnect Internship, Volunteering, and more!

Hudson Pride Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community-based organization situated in Jersey City, one of the most vibrant and diverse cities in this country and home to the largest LGBTQ community in New Jersey. Hudson Pride Center was established in 1993 to serve as an advocate for both the LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS communities in Hudson County and more than 20 years later, we are still delivering a wide array of services, programs and events to meet their on-going needs.  The YouthConnect Internship requires a 6-month commitment period. The internship is a part time, unpaid position. Hours are flexible. The internship program is designed to provide interns with the opportunity to learn about nonprofit work and LGBT issues. Interns will work under the direct supervision of the Chief Operations Officer and the Client Services Manager. The intern will also have the opportunity to work with other staff members on a wide variety of projects.  For more information and how to apply for this internship, others (outreach, beyond the binary, administrative, Latinx LGBT, or social media), or to volunteer, visit their website.  

Summer and Fall Internships with Mayo Performing Arts

Mayo Performing Arts in Morristown NJ is offering non-paying credit or non-credit internships in Arts Administration, Education & Performing Arts School, Marketing, Public Relations & Photography, Development & Fundraising, Operations & House Management, and Production. Visit their website for more information on the internships and how to apply. 


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