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Jobs, Internships, and RFPs

Employment Opportunities
  • Advocacy and Government Affairs Manager
    New Jersey Future is seeking an advocacy and government affairs manager with relevant New Jersey experience and appropriate existing state network. The candidate must be energized and motivated by New Jersey Future’s policy agenda and issues, and committed to state policy change and the advancement of social justice. An important focus area will be on community-oriented partnership campaigns that bridge local engagement with state policy change. The manager will have the opportunity to influence and implement state policy that will have a profound effect on where and how people live in New Jersey and how vibrant, healthy, and fair their communities will be. Full job description.
  • Development and Administrative Associate
    New Jersey Future seeks a skilled, organized, and motivated individual to provide support for activities in development (fundraising/marketing/events) and administration (finance/human resources). The Development and Administrative Associate will work within a collaborative team environment on a variety of tasks, including fundraising, sponsorships, database management, event support, basic bookkeeping, human resources, and administrative functions. Full job description.
  • Funding Navigator Program Manager
    New Jersey Future seeks to hire a Funding Navigator program manager as part of a statewide effort to provide technical assistance to under-resourced water utilities in New Jersey. Specifically, the goal is to proactively engage utilities serving overburdened communities that have not received federal funds in the past and aid them in accessing federal and state infrastructure funding. Full job description.


If you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, you might be interested in our internship program. New Jersey Future internships offer undergraduate and graduate college students the opportunity to join our staff for a short time, typically a summer or a semester, to focus on a specific policy, research, communications, development, or administrative project. To apply, email  (HRatnjfuturedotorg)   New Jersey Future a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please include why you would like to work with New Jersey Future. Is there a particular aspect of our work that interests you? What do you hope to gain from the experience? Please also include the time frame during which you are available.

At New Jersey Future, we embrace differences and advance fairness as core components of our mission and operations. We are committed to ensuring equitable outcomes in our work internally, externally, and programmatically in order to nurture powerful ideas and realize meaningful social change. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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