Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship

Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship

RIPPAC Summer 2022 Internship Guide

Last updated May 6, 2022 


For the Summer of 2022, the Rowan Institute for Public Policy and Citizenship (RIPPAC) has compiled a list of the following offices offering Summer internship opportunities throughout New Jersey.

This list, by no means exhaustive, offers an example of the range of internship opportunities available to Rowan students.

If you are interested in particular fields or Internship opportunities for Summer of 2022 that you do not see listed below, please contact Dr. Ben Dworkin, Director, Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship at (201) 820-5995 or

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To receive academic credit:

Through your academic department -- Please contact your advisor for details.

Through the College of Humanities & Social Sciences (CHSS) Match Internship Program -- 

If you find an internship, you can receive academic credit from the College of Humanities & Social Sciences (CHSS) Match Internship Program. Students may receive either 2 credits for 85-100 internship hours or 3 credits for 130 hours in the internship.

Students also have the option of taking the credit in the semester following their internship.

To receive credit, simply complete the CHSS Match Application for Credit with your internship supervisor and submit it to Assistant Dean Stephen Fleming at prior to the semester in which you would like to receive credit.

Please check back frequently for updates to this list.

Legislative District Internship Opportunities

            Click on the name to see more information.

Name Party/District Location Where Student Will Work
Sen. Michael Testa, Asm. Antwan McClellan, Asm. Erik Simonsen R-1   Vineland/Cape May Court House Office
Sen. Vincent Polistina, Asm.  Don Guardian, Asw. Clare Swift R-2 Egg Harbor Twp / Atlantic City Office
Sen. Edward Durr, Asw. Bethanne Patrick, Asw. Beth Sawyer R-3 West Deptford Office
Sen. Fred Madden, Asm. Paul Moriarty, Asw. Gabriela Mosquera D-4 Turnersville Office
Sen. Nilsa Cruz-Perez, Asm. William Spearman, Asm. William Moen D-5 Camden, Woodbury, Audubon Office
Asm. Louis Greenwald, Asw. Pamela Lampitt D-6 Voorhees Home/Office
Asw. Carol Murphy D-7 Cinnaminson Office
Asm. Herb Conaway D-7 Delran Office
Sen. Jean Stanfield, Asm. Michael Torrissi, Asm. Brandon Umba R-8 Evesham Office
Sen. Vin Gopal D-11 Ocean Office
Asw. Marilyn Piperno and Asw. Kim Eulner R-11 Tinton Falls Office
Asm. Rob Clifton R-12 Matawan Office
Asm. Gerry Scharfenberger R-13 Middletown Office
Asm. Dan Benson D-14 Hamilton Offiice
Asm. Wayne DeAngelo D-14 Hamilton Office
Asw. Verlina Reynolds-Jackson D-15  Trenton Home/Office
Asm. Anthony Verrelli D-15 Trenton Office
Sen. Andrew Zwicker D-16 Somerville Home/Office
Asm. Joe Danielson D-17 Somerset Office
Asm. Sterley Stanley D-18 East Brunswick Home/Office
Asm. Robert Karabinchak D-18 Edison Home/Office
Sen. Joseph Cryan, Asm Reginald Atkins, Asw. Annette Quijano D-20 Union Home/Office
Asw. Michele Matsikoudis  R-21 New Providence  Office
Asw. Aura Dunn R-25 Chester Office
Asm. Christian E. Barranco R-26 Lake Hopatcong Office
Asm. John F. McKeon D-27 Madison Home/Office
Sen. M. Teresa Ruiz, Asw. Eliana Pintor Marin, Asw. Shanique Speight D-29 Newark Office
Asw. Angela McKnight D-31 Jersey City Home
Asm. William Sampson IV D-31 Bayonne Home/Office
Asm. Gary Schaer D-36 Passaic Home/Office


Organizations, Campaigns & Other Elected Officials Offering internships

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Name Location Where Student Will Work  
The Arc of New Jersey

North Brunswick

Atlantic Health System, Department of Government and Public Affairs   Paid

Morris Plains, NJ


Hamilton Square

Checkmate Strategies/Trailblazer Public Affairs

Red Bank

Cooper University Health Care  Paid Camden Office  
De Gregorio for Congress Campaign (R) Waldwick Home/Office  
Gloucester County Democratic Committee Woodbury Home/Office  
Gonzalez for State Assembly Campaign (R) Turnersville Home/Office  
Healey for Congress Campaign (R) Burlington County/Mercer County/ Monmouth Home/Office  
Hoboken Strategy Group Paid Remote Home  
Hoffman for NJ Governor (Green Party) Virtual Home  
Jersey 1st (Anti-Tax Advocacy) Parsippany Home/Office  
Monmouth County Clerk's Office  Freehold Office  
Montclair Mayor Sean Spiller Montclair Home/Office  
NJ Association of Community Providers (NJACP) Ewing Office  
NJ Board of Public Utilities (Paid) Trenton Office  
NJ Business Action Center Trenton Hone/Office  
NJ Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) Paid Trenton Home/Office  
NJ Department of Labor  Trenton Office   
NJ General Assembly Republican Office Trenton Home/Office  
NJ Governor and Other State Offices Trenton Office  
NJ Senate Republican Office Trenton Office  
U.S. Congressman Andy Kim Washington, D.C. Home/Office  
U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross Cherry Hill/Camden Office  
Washington Twp. Republican Organization  Turnersville Office  

Want to improve your resume?  The Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship can help!

You may email Dr. Ben Dworkin, Director, Rowan Institute for Public Policy & Citizenship, at to make a one-on-one appointment.