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

Drew Seniors in New Jersey: Jobs in the NJ Civil Service Await You!

Today we hosted a Drew Zoom meeting with Joseph Forte, an HR rep from the NJ Civil Service. If you are looking for work IN ANY FIELD, please consider a job in state gov’t. They are hiring graduates from all majors and positions come with excellent benefits –healthcare, paid holidays and time off, tuition assistance for grad school, job security and the ability to move around and up to name a few.

Check out the video recording here. ‘ It’s a little long but well worth it, and provides a lot of information.

Visit the NJ Civil Service website.

Check out current open jobs are here.

Feel free to email the facilitator, Joe Forte, who is super nice and can be really helpful.

Finally, there are many Drew alums working in the state govt, so if there is a particular job or area that interests you email the Alumni Office at and they can help connect you.

Paid Fall and Spring Internships with the State of NJ Office of Higher Education
The State of New Jersey, Office of the Secretary of Higher Education seeks undergraduate student interns to conduct research, policy analysis, and assist with other special projects as needed. The Undergraduate Internship presents a unique opportunity to have a close view of policy making for post secondary education at an exciting time in the State’s future, with a new administration focused on higher education as a central theme of economic success. Interested candidates must have excellent writing skills, email and oral communication, research ability, and organization. Familiarity with New Jersey institutions and policy organizations is preferred.

For priority consideration for fall internships, apply by August 15.
For priority consideration for spring internships, apply by November 1.

For more information and how to apply, visit the internship description on their website.

Internships with the State of NJ Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness
There are multiple internship opportunities for all majors in numerous bureaus in the NJ Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness — Communications, Intelligence, Financial, Risk Management, Information Technology and more! Check them out here.  All interns will complete a capstone presentation at the conclusion of their internship. During the course of their internship, they will also participate in field trips to NJOHSP partners’ locations and receive specialized training and insight.

Beware of the short application time-frame! It’s suggested that you follow them on social media so you know when the applications open.  The application for the Fall Internship Program will be posted for a month every July. The application for the Spring Internship Program will be posted for a month each October.

For more information and how to apply, visit their website.  Remember that the Drew Center for Internships and Career Development offers scholarships to assist with transportation and other costs associated with completing internships. More info and applications here.






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