Asm. Gar Schaer Internships

Asm. Gar Schaer Internships

RIPPAC Internship Guide - Summer 2022


Name of Company / Association / Organization: Office of Assemblyman Gary Schaer (D-36)


Internship Coordinator James A. Darley, Chief of Staff


Coordinator’s Phone / Email:


Location of Main Office  1 Howe Avenue, Suite 401 Passaic, New Jersey


# of Summer 2022 Interns Accepted  1 Undergraduate & 1 Graduate


Where will the internship be done?


In the main office  X      

Remotely (student works from home)       

Combo At-home & In-Office  X 


Dates / Length of Summer Internship:  8 weeks 

Required Hours/Week:  20 hours/week


Is there some type of salary or stipend?  No, but able to work with intern to ensure college credits


What is the application process?  (Please include deadlines & other requirements.  Feel free to attach additional pages)


Please see attached document for application process, deadlines, and intern responsibilities.


Intern work areas:           Clerical X       Research  X       Errands        Organizing 


Please explain the work that will be required of the intern:  We are looking for a public policy intern for the summer to assist with legislative research, committee hearing memo drafts, and reviewing proposed legislative agenda. The intern will receive a comprehensive training session to understand the ins and outs for the New Jersey legislative process.


Will there be opportunities for the intern to observe:


Internal strategy sessions?  Yes Legislative sessions? Yes    Committee hearings? Yes


Is the intern expected to work evenings and weekends?  If so, please explain.  No


What are your current COVID-19 workplace requirements?  (We recognize that these can change at any moment.)


Currently, all office employees are required to wear a face covering within the office. We do not have testing requirements. If an intern experiences cold symptoms, they are required to report it to the internship coordinator and plan to get tested. While awaiting the results, they will have the ability to work remotely.


Do you have any suggestions for the applicants? (Please use additional pages if necessary)


We suggest that all applicants research the Assemblyman’s legislative record and history. We are looking for proactive applicants that are passionate about making a difference and will bring new ideas to the table.