Department of Labor & Workforce Development

NJ Career Accelerator Internship Program

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The NJ Career Accelerator Internship Program is a paid internship program administered through the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The program focuses on first-time interns enrolled in high schools, colleges, and universities with placement offers in STEM industries such as IT/Software, Life Sciences and Healthcare, and Energy; or one of the Garden State’s key industries such as Advanced Manufacturing or Financial Services.

Governor Murphy

Governor Murphy on STEM in the Garden State

 “The catalyst to reclaiming New Jersey’s innovation economy is our ability to attract and retain the scientific talent New Jersey businesses require to succeed in a 21st century economy. By implementing this STEM initiative, we’re making a critical investment in human capital – one that will fuel the growth of innovation at businesses across the Garden State and recapture New Jersey’s reputation as a pre-eminent leader in science and technology.”