Senator Declan O'Scanlon Internships

Senator Declan O'Scanlon Internships

RIPPAC Internship Guide - Summer 2021

Name of Company / Association / Organization  Office of state Senator Declan O’Scanlon Republican, 13th legislative district

Internship Coordinator Beau Huch

Coordinator’s Phone / Email / cell 908-433-3553

Location of Main Office Bell Works, in Holmdel, NJ    

# of Summer 2020 Interns Accepted several

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 Flexible
Required Hours/Week Flexible

Is there some type of salary or stipend? No
If so, how much? N/A

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

To apply, please send resume and 2-3 paragraph cover letter.  This will be followed by a phone or Zoom interview.

Intern work areas:        Clerical  X      Research  X       Errands        Organizing X

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

Varies, but will include typical legislative office work including legislative research, constituent outreach, etc.  This office is ready to accommodate the interests of the intern. 

Will there be opportunities for the intern to observe:

Internal strategy sessions?        Legislative sessions?  X       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)

A successful intern in this office should:

• Be focused on NJ politics, and not federal politics.
• Have an open mind. Be able to work with people with different ideas.
• Express curiosity.
• Be professional, but be yourself. Personality is important.
• Treat others the way you would like to be treated.