The State of New Jersey and its research partner, the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University, have multiple openings for its State Data Policy Internship Program. This program is designed to provide practical experiences to graduate students interested in policy research integrating principles of computer science, information science, inferential statistics, and public policy. The position will have primary responsibilities for the continued development of the New Jersey Education to Earnings Data System (NJEEDS). Interns will be assigned to work on projects related to the analysis of longitudinal administrative data provided by state agency partners. There may be opportunities for the intern to author (or co-author), present, or publish using data from NJEEDS. Information about NJEEDS can be found at https://www.njeeds.org.
About John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development
The Heldrich Center provides an independent source of analysis for reform and innovation in policy-making and employs cutting-edge research and evaluation methods to identify best practices in workforce development, education, and employment policy.
The New Jersey Education to Earnings Data System is the State of New Jersey's centralized longitudinal data system and was developed in 2012. Its core mission is to create a single place where state education, postsecondary education, employment, and workforce longitudinal data are securely stored and information made available to education and training stakeholders and the public for analysis to improve policymaking.