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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 or communications project. Their work often culminates in a special report, several of which are posted below. Interns learn not only about a specific content area, but gain exposure to our staff and operations through participation in policy discussions, meetings and events. The internships thus provide students with both practical experience and insight into the realm of public policy in New Jersey, which can advance their education and future job searches. Of course, interns enrich New Jersey Future in many ways as well! Click here to learn how to apply.

Past New Jersey Future Interns

2021 intern Donovan Gayles

Suyog Padgaonka, Northwestern University (2021)
Yash Yadav, The College of New Jersey (2021)
Laura Gould, Rutgers University (2021)
Donovan Gayles, University of Michigan (2021)
Divine Maduakolam, Rutgers University (2021)
Yash Bajaj, George Washington University (2020)
Sasha Culley, Princeton University (2020)
Leah Henk, Bucknell University (2020) 
Will Stocovaz, Princeton University (2020)
Matt Bewley, Rutgers University (2020)
Zachary Kocaj, Rutgers University (2020)
Tom Kozma, Middlesex County College/Rutgers University (2020)
Kimberley Irby, University of Michigan (2020)
Teun Deuling, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University (2019)
Miles Franklin, University of Chicago (2019)
Will Parker, Bowdoin College (2019)
Emily Simroth, University of Michigan (2019)
Kenzie Smith, Gettysburg College (2019)
Tristan Harrison, Rutgers University (2018)

New Jersey Future intern Will Parker (2019)

2019 intern Will Parker

Ally Rome, Princeton University (2018)
Kessie Alexandre, Princeton University (2017)
Alex Arnold, Rutgers University (2017)
Chris Gough, Rutgers University (2017)
Connor F. Montferrat, Rutgers University (2017, 2016)
Emily Nanneman, Rutgers University (2017)
Mukta Ramola, Rutgers University (2017)
Mark Rosvold, University of Pennsylvania (2017)
Nancy Wu, Princeton University (2017)
Kevin Burkman, Rutgers University (2016, 2015, 2014)
Amy Fulton, Delaware Valley University (2016)
Rachel Host, James Cook University (2016)
Sarah Koenig, Wellesley College (2016)
Kathleen Ma, Princeton University (2016)
Kirstin McPolin, Vermont Law School (2016)
Johnny Quispe, Rutgers University (2016)
Harrison Blackman, Princeton University (2015)
Kevin DeSmedt, Rutgers University (2014)
MicKenzie Roberts-Lahti, Princeton University (2014)

Picture of 2018 interns

2018 interns: Tristan Harrison and Ally Rome

George Boff, Rutgers University (2013)
Alvaro Cuba, Princeton University (2013)
Julie Morris, Temple University (2013)
Tim Schuringa, Princeton University (2013)
Sarah Yeung, Rutgers University (2013)
Sutapa Bhattacharjee (2012)
Christopher Cavaiola, Monmouth University (2012)
Joshua Jensen, Rutgers University (2012)
Neil Joshi, Pace University (2012)
Matt Karpa, Monmouth University (2012)
Mario Laurenti, Manhattanville College (2012)
Abel McDaniels, University of Pennsylvania (2012)
Prachi Sharma, Tufts University (2012)
Carolyn Worstell (2012)
Elizabeth Katen-Narvell, Princeton University (2011)
Shriya Anand, Princeton University (2011)
Peter Casellini, Rutgers University (2011)
Jed Drolet, Rutgers University (2011)
Nicole Heater, MLA, State University of New York, Syracuse (2011)
Jorge Santos, Rutgers University (2011)
Francis Weber, University of Pennsylvania (2011)
Gabriela Wyatt, Colby College (2011)
Carl Kunda, Rutgers University (2010, 2009)
Marjorie Crowell, Princeton University (2010)

Photo of 2017 Interns

New Jersey Future 2017 Interns (left to right): Emily Nanneman, Nancy Wu, Chris Gough, and Mukta Ramola. Not pictured: Alex Arnold and Mark Rosvold.

Anna Franzini, University of Pittsburgh (2010)
Katherine Otto, Rutgers University (2010)
Chris D’Antonio, Rutgers University (2009)
Christian Madera, Princeton University (2009)
Eric Frantz, George Washington University (2008)
Jamie Blackburn, Princeton University (2007)
Jay Corbalis, Cornell University (2007)
Thomas Johnson, University of Notre Dame (2007, 2006)
Jeannette Brugger, University of Pennslyvania (2005)
Soumya Dharmavaram, Cornell University (2005)
Pallavi Nuka, Princeton University (2004)
Tom Wakeford (2003, 2001)
Ben Brickner, Cornell University (2003)
Stefanie Miller, State University of New York (2002)
Susanna Montezemolo, Princeton University (2002)
Julia Kiechel, Harvard University (2001)
Ruth Solomon, Princeton University (2001)


Recent Intern Reports

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