Overview

The John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development is seeking two interns for the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters. Interns could work up to 19.5 hours per week. Possible research project duties may include, but are not limited to:

· Conduct and prepare literature reviews focused on federal/state/local workforce development policy; education; career and technical education; employment policy and labor market economics;

· Participate in the development of research proposals, research protocols, and online surveys;

· Conduct statistical analyses using newly available New Jersey Education to Earnings Data System aggregate data and public data from agencies such as the Census Bureau and Bureau of Labor Statistics (students interested in data science will have access to Juypiter notebooks using R, Python, and SQL);

· Draft written summaries of data analysis; and

· Take notes during meetings and prepare written summaries.

Minimum Qualifications:

· Graduate student at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

· Interested in workforce development, employment, and/or education policy

· Strong writing skills

· Strong analytical skills

· Punctual, accurate, and detail-oriented

· Able to work well independently and as part of a team

This internship will begin as soon as possible and will finish at the end of May 2022, with an extension and summer hours possible. Email cover letter and resume to Stephanie Holcomb, Research Project Manager, at Stephanie.holcomb@rutgers.edu with Internship in the subject line.

To apply for this job email your details to Stephanie.holcomb@rutgers.edu

About Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, Rutgers University

The John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development is a university-based organization and is devoted to workforce development at the local, state and federal level. The Center provides an independent source of analysis for reform and innovation in workforce development policymaking and programming and we employ cutting-edge research and evaluation methods to identify effective and evidence-based practices in workforce development, education, and employment policy. At the Heldrich Center, we strive to build an efficient labor market that matches workers’ skills and knowledge with the evolving demands of employers.