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

Clinical Research Associate at Atlantic Health System

This position is for a clinical research associate in the department of surgery at Morristown Medical Center. It is a 1-2 year paid position, starting in August 2020 designed as a gap year position for those who intend to go to medical school afterwards. Basic computer, Microsoft Excel, and statistics knowledge is required. Prior experience with Minitab and GraphPad Prism is preferred. This position will fit people who are motivated and enthusiastic about the medical field.

Apply and learn more here.

Advocacy Interns with Unchained at Last

Unchained At Last, the organization that started and now leads the growing national movement to end child marriage in the United States, seeks Advocacy Interns to join the movement. Apply here.  Warning: Apply for this internship only if you want a deeply meaningful, adventure-filled learning experience that will make all your friends jealous.  **Due to the coronavirus, all Unchained team members — including Advocacy Interns for the current semester — are working remotely. All Advocacy Interns for upcoming semesters will continue to be trained and work remotely, until further notice.**

Unchained trains and closely supervises the Advocacy Interns, giving them a rare opportunity to learn and practice:

  • Communicating directly with legislators and their staffers;
  • Testifying before legislative committees;
  • Researching and submitting written testimony to legislative bodies;
  • Identifying and networking with allies;
  • Building grassroots support; and
  • Helping to plan political protests and similar events.

Find out more on Handshake!

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  usajobs.gov/Notification/E…

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