The Fund for the Public Interest Summer Internships

The Fund for the Public Interest Summer Internships

RIPPAC Internship Guide - Summer 2021


Name of Company / Association / Organization The Fund for the Public Interest


Internship Coordinator


Coordinator’s Phone / Email  667-202-1401


Location of Main Office We are still hiring students to join our paid summer campaign staff in select cities across the country, including New Brunswick, NJ! 


# of Summer 2020 Interns Accepted TBD


Where will the internship be done?


In the main office      X

Remotely (student works from home)       

Combination of Remote & In-Office


Dates / Length of Summer Internship

Required Hours/Week


Is there some type of salary or stipend?   


If so, how much? Base pay between $10-16.84 per hour, which varies by location. You are paid that base hourly pay for meeting the minimum performance standard, plus may earn an additional $1-7 per hour or more for exceeding the minimum performance standard. Staff never earn less than minimum wage for the hours that they work. So, you could earn between $11 and $20 per hour depending on performance.


What is the application process?  (please include deadlines and other requirements.  Attach additional pages if needed


To apply online, visit: or call us directly at 667-202-1401!

We are also hiring for career positions for college graduates. To apply online, visit


Intern work areas:       Clerical             Research         Errands            Organizing   


Please explain the work that will be required of the intern: 


Summer Campaign Job Opportunities

Want to spend your summer building skills that will help you launch your career, while working on urgent issues you care about like protecting the environment and our public health, and making good money?

Find out more and apply at for a virtual interview!

The Fund for the Public Interest is seeking hard-working individuals with a passion for social change to fill citizen outreach and Field Manager positions across the country this summer. We are hiring full-time staff, with leadership opportunities available, with offices in selected cities across the country this summer, to work on issues like stopping plastic pollution, or getting pesticides out of our food supply.

  • Get experience with the leadership and communication skills and connections needed to launch your career
  • Educate and engage citizens on pressing issues
  • Build membership and raise money for environmental and social change groups


Will there be opportunities for the intern to observe:


Internal strategy sessions?      Legislative sessions?            Committee hearings? 


Is the intern expected to work evenings and weekends?  If so, please explain. 




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