Asm. Andrew Zwicker Internship Information

Asm. Andrew Zwicker Internship Information

RIPPAC Internship Guide - Summer 2021

Name of Company / Association / Organization Asm. Andrew Zwicker

Internship Coordinator Petra Gaskins

Coordinator’s Phone / Email 856-418-3742/ 

Location of Main Office 1 Deerpark Drive Suite D1, Monmouth Junction NJ 2021 Interns Accepted 4-6

Where will the internship be done? To be determined, currently virtual may be combo depending on student’s preference

In the main office

Remotely (student works from home) X

Combo At-home & In-Office X

Dates / Length of Summer Internship Flexible. Preference for at least 8 weeks Required Hours/Week 10-15 hrs at least 2 days a week

Is there some type of salary or stipend? No

If so, how much?

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

Please send resume and cover letter with answers to the following questions to:
1. How many hours a week do you wish to intern?
2. What days are you available to intern? (M-F 9-5)
3. What are you hoping to gain from this internship?

Applications will be accepted starting April 1st and will close by May 1st. Selected candidates will be invited to a zoom interview with the Chief of Staff and a current intern. Interns will be selected by May 10th.

Intern work areas:  Clerical XX    Research XX    Errands     Organizing XX

Please explain the work that will be required of the intern: Interns have two main responsibilities- legislative research and drafting constituent responses regarding the Assemblyman’s legislative stances.

We are also looking for an intern with digital organization skills( ie. Ideas on how to better structure and organize our google drive- stipend may be available for this work)

Will there be opportunities for the intern to observe:

          Internal strategy sessions? X         Legislative sessions? X       Committee hearings? X

Is the intern expected to work evenings and weekends? If so, please explain. No. However, we may give tickets to evening political events which is optional and merely a chance to enhance networking opportunities for the intern.

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

Our office is an intensive research driven office- our staff not only drives forth our own legislation but we help craft legislative amendments for other offices. Successful applicants will be curious, open to learning about a variety of topics, and be willing to participate in lengthy policy debates/discussions.