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

Virtual Fall Internships with the Smithsonian Museum of American History

**Please note: this is a virtual internship experience. All virtual interns will have the option to apply for an internship stipend based on disclosed financial need.**  Application deadline, June 22 at 2:00pm. The Office of Curatorial Affairs (OCA) preserves, documents, interprets, and makes accessible the collections and scholarship of the museum in support of the museum’s mission and in accord with standards of quality and practice that maintain the museum’s leadership in the field. Within the Office of Curatorial Affairs, there are several teams: Archives Center Division of Cultural and Community Life Division of Medicine and Science Division of Political and Military History Division of Work and Industry Collections Management Services Digital Program Office Offsite Programs and Projects Preservation Services Exhibitions and Collections Management Office Department of Affiliations Interested in submitting an OCA application? In your learning goals essay, be sure to specify which specific division(s) within the larger Office of Curatorial Affairs you would like to intern with! Link here for more information about Smithsonian Museum internships.  Learn more on Handshake here.

Jobs with the Ironbound Community Corporation in Newark

Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC) engages and empowers individuals, families, and groups in realizing their aspirations and, together, work to create a just, vibrant and sustainable community while upholding and building upon the principles of “Justice and Equality for All.” They have several job openings in administration, the early learning center, family success centers, and the futures after school program. For example, The Futures Site Coordinator ensures the success of the Futures After School Program by providing supervision, open communication with other staff, maintaining records, and ensuring the program is filled to capacity. To view all of the opportunities, learn more, and apply, visit their website!

Looking for More?

Students from all majors looking for work should consider Jobs in the NJ State Government. They are hiring, the benefits are great, and there are many opportunities.  Check out the link for more information including a recorded meeting at Drew with an Civil Service HR rep!

Virtual Volunteering Opportunities / Possible Jobs and Internships: To encourage all of us to keep giving back, the Center for Civic Engagement has created a list of Virtual Volunteering Opportunities.   If you are looking for an internship or even a job, and one of these organizations interests you: Contact them to inquire!

Rutgers Libraries maintains an extensive list of links and resources for summer jobs and internships, and jobs in the government and non-profit sectors.

Interested in learning about careers in the Federal Government?  The Federal Government offers unique hiring paths to help hire individuals that represent our diverse society. Did you know that only about 15% of federal jobs are in the Washington, D.C. metro area while approximately 83% are found in multiple locations throughout the country and the remaining 2% are outside the United States? The federal application process is very structured—the hiring agency must follow a specific review process and vetting system. This process helps agencies hire the best qualified people, while being fair to all applicants.  To learn more about each hiring path, the application process, and your eligibility, here’s a great resource USA JOBS.  USAJOBS is offering several great webinars on Interviewing, Writing Your Federal Resume, and Navigating USAJOBS – Finding and Applying for Federal Jobs. Check out all the events open to students on…

500 Companies Hiring Students on Handshake Right Now

The Launch Career Communities Internships & Jobs of the Week blog is posted every Tuesday in every career community. Be sure to check out Handshake for more opportunities. Here is more information on Understanding Job Postings: How to Stay Safe on Handshake

Need help with an resume or cover letter? The Center for Internships and Career Development offers one-on-one coaching for interviews, resume/cover letter review and more all virtually during the summer months!  Sign up today on Handshake for an virtual appointment!

Please understand that due to the fluidity of the current situation, you may discover some positions are not available.

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