The Arch of New Jersey Summer Internships 2022

The Arch of New Jersey Summer Internships 2022

RIPPAC Internship Guide - Summer 2022


Name of Company / Association / Organization   The Arc of New Jersey


Internship Coordinator: Sharon Levine  Coordinator’s Phone / Email, 732-246-6861


Location of Main Office    North Brunswick

 Number of Summer 2022 Interns Accepted 1


Where will the internship be done?


In the main office  X       

Remotely (student works from home)     

Combo At-home & In-Office


Dates / Length of Summer Internship 8 weeks  

Required Hours/Week   8


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)


Please send resume and letter of interest to A writing sample is appreciated but not required. Materials must be sent in by May 15, 2022.


Intern work areas:           Clerical                Research  X         Errands                Organizing  X


Please explain the work that will be required of the intern:  Research policy/legislation implemented in other states to gain insights of best practices. Update legislative spreadsheet to reflect current roster of representatives. Organize/update public policy page of the web site. Create short informative videos about the legislative process. Review current position papers and take actions as needed.


Will there be opportunities for the intern to observe: In the summer, it is unlikely that the Legislature will hold sessions or hearings. If they do, the intern is welcome to visit the State House with representatives from The Arc of NJ.


Internal strategy sessions?   X       Legislative sessions?          Committee hearings?     


Is the intern expected to work evenings and weekends?  If so, please explain.  NO


What are your current COVID-19 workplace requirements?  (We recognize that these can change at any moment.)


Staff are working in the office. Masks are not required, but anyone who would like to wear one should feel free to do so.


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


Applicants should have an interest in public policy, grassroots advocacy and learning more about The Arc of NJ’s work on behalf of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.