NJEDA Marketing and Product Development Internship

NJEDA Marketing and Product Development Internship

RIPPAC Internship Guide - Summer 2021


Name of Company / Association / Organization New Jersey Economic Development Authority: Marketing and Product Development


Internship Coordinator  


Coordinator’s Phone / Email 


Location of Main Office Trenton, NJ


# of Summer 2020 Interns Accepted


Where will the internship be done?


In the main office      

Remotely (student works from home)    X    

Combination of Remote & In-Office


Dates / Length of Summer Internship  May 2021 to TBD

Required Hours/Week


Is there some type of salary or stipend?   

If so, how much? $15-$16/hour


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


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Intern work areas:           Clerical                Research             Errands                Organizing   


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


Job Summary

Special Projects Interns will work with the Community Development Special Projects team design, implement, and manage new programs to support an equitable economic recovery. This may include, but is not limited to, innovative workforce policies, statewide talent strategy, food desert alleviation, support for child care businesses, support for restaurants negatively impacted by COVID-19, maternal health initiatives, digital divide initiatives, and comprehensive poverty alleviation initiatives;


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct market and policy research on assigned economic development, workforce development, social services and COVID-19 response topic(s);
  • Write policy memos to distill research, policy recommendations, and other information;
  • Engage in stakeholder outreach to help develop and advance special projects;
  • Assist the Executive Vice President and Senior Workforce Development Advisor through other project-specific and administrative tasks as assigned;
  • Promote teamwork and communication to encourage an interactive, cooperative, collaborative, and customer focused work environment among division, EDA staff, and external customers; and
  • Perform other duties and special projects, as assigned.


Required Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; proficient in grammar, spelling and editing; and foster communications with business professionals and EDA staff
  • Ability to prioritize workload, must be highly organized, detail-oriented, handle various tasks simultaneously and work independently within limited time constrains with little or no supervision
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality and deal effectively and diplomatically with business professionals and EDA staff
  • Demonstrates respectful behavior and promotes teamwork and communication to encourage an interactive, cooperative, collaborative and customer focused work environment among division, EDA staff and external customers. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to learn new software packages


Required Qualifications

 Education and Experience Requirements

  • Enrollment in an accredited Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program

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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. 




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