NJBIA Summer Internship Opportunities 2022

NJBIA Summer Internship Opportunities 2022

RIPPAC Internship Guide - Summer 2022


Name of Company / Association / Organization   NJBIA (New Jersey Business & Industry Association)


Internship Coordinator    Kyle Sullender


Coordinator’s Phone / Email   ksullender@njbia.org


Location of Main Office    10 W. Lafayette St., Trenton, NJ



Number of Interns Accepted  TBD


Where will the internship be done?


In the main office     

Remotely (student works from home)       

Combination of Remote & In-Office    X


Dates / Length of Summer Internship Starting May 2022

Required Hours/Week  TBD


Is there some type of salary or stipend?   Yes

If so, how much?  $15 an hour


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


Deadline is April 14, 2022.  Apply here https://www.njbia.org/internship-application


You will need a cover letter, resume, writing sample and three recommendation letters.  Students should indicate the research methods and/or economics courses taken in their cover letters.


Intern work areas:      Clerical  X       Research  X    Errands          Organizing  X


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


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in policy and economic research;
  • Assisting in quantitative and qualitative research;
  • Assisting in the development of educational materials on high-priority legislative issues;
  • Attending state legislative committee meetings;
  • Monitoring state and federal legislation and regulatory issues;
  • Drafting correspondence and policy positions;
  • Maintaining databases;
  • Attending and assisting at events.


  • An undergraduate junior/senior or a graduate student majoring in Political Science, Government Affairs, Public Policy, Business, Economics or related disciplines;
  • Proven success in research methods and/or economics course(s);
  • A strong interest in research;
  • Proficiency in state/federal database navigation;
  • Proficiency in excel;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team atmosphere;
  • Must have the ability to complete work in a timely manner;
  • Must be well-organized and highly reliable.



Will there be opportunities for the intern to observe:


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


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



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