Senator Gopal, Assemblyman Houghtaling and Assemblywoman Downey Internships

Senator Gopal, Assemblyman Houghtaling and Assemblywoman Downey Internships

RIPPAC Internship Guide - Summer 2021


Name of Company / Association / Organization   LD 11 Office: Senator Gopal, Assemblyman Houghtaling and Assemblywoman Downey


Internship Coordinator  Quaniya Jenkins_and Kathyrn Balitsos   Coordinator’s Phone / Email   732-695-3371


Location of Main Office  Ocean, NJ   # of Summer 2021 Interns Accepted   5


Where will the internship be done?


In the main office      Remotely (student works from home)     Combo At-home & In-Office  X


Dates / Length of Summer Internship May 17-August 31   Required Hours/Week  15


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)


All students must submit a cover letter, resume, complete an interview, and intern application. Interns must also attend the intern orientation. Resume and cover letters are due by April 30th.



Intern work areas:            Clerical x             Research x          Errands                Organizing x


Please explain the work that will be required of the intern:  Interns will assist in policy research, constituent correspondence, assist in event planning and events themselves, work with communications staff, conduct constituent outreach through mail, phone and hopefully in-person towards the end of the internship provided conditions are safe.


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.  Not expected to work evenings or weekends—but events may occur and interns will be asked if available to assist.


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