Fall 2022 Government Affairs Internship Opportunity
Located in Trenton, NJ, NJBIA, the nation’s largest statewide business association,provides information, services, and advocacy to its member companies to build a more prosperous New Jersey. Currently, NJBIA is accepting applications for a hybrid/remote fall term government affairs internship starting in September 2022. NJBIA is seeking interns, to join our Government Affairs team, who have strong research and writing skills, a basic understanding of governmental processes, and an interest in New Jersey politics.
Selected interns are financially compensated for their hours worked: undergraduate students receive $15.00/hour and graduate students receive $18.00/hour. The association also works with interns to secure academic credit, if applicable.
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;
•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.Interns will report to the Director of Economic Policy Research.
Please apply for the fall internship program at https://www.njbia.org/internship-applicationby Friday, August 19.
A cover letter, resume, writing sample, and two recommendation letters are required.
Students should indicate the research methods and/or economics courses taken in their cover letter.
NJBIA Contact: Kyle Sullender, Director of Economic Policy Research –email@example.com