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Department of Labor & Workforce Development

NJDOL Summer Internships

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The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) is dedicated to cultivating future leaders, especially in the area of public service. That is why we developed a robust summer internship program focused on providing professional opportunities within the Department that utilize and build interns’ knowledge, skills, and abilities.

The application deadline for 2024 is March 15.

Check out the 2022 intern yearbook:
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Angela, Policy Coordinator, Office of Unemployment Insurance Modernization

"I learned skills that helped prepare me for my career in public service. The professionalism, networking and knowledge gained on worker’s rights, laws and government processes have helped me serve, and continue to serve, New Jerseyans during and after the pandemic."

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Sanjana, Policy Manager, Office of Strategic Outreach and Partnerships

"Interning at NJDOL in the Office of Communications and Marketing in 2019 solidified my interest in public service, and inspired me to return to NJDOL in 2020 upon completing a Master of Arts in Political Science at Columbia University."

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Rebecca, Policy Manager, Office of Strategic Outreach and Partnerships

"I was trusted to join meaningful projects impacting my community, and fostered the skills necessary for a successful career in state government. As a young professional at NJDOL, I still receive mentorship and exciting opportunities as I once did as an intern."