Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

New Jersey Counts Project Director: The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice seeks a part-time NJ Counts Project Director. The NJ Counts Project Director will help lead planning efforts as the state prepares for the 2020 Census and coordinate a broad and diverse statewide network of community-based organizations, civic leaders, faith leaders, educators, elected officials, business leaders, and other key stakeholders who are committed to ensuring an accurate and representative census count.

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Research and Policy Advocate: The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice seeks a Research and Policy Advocate. The Research and Policy Advocate will conduct research and policy analysis on issues of civic engagement in New Jersey and will help develop and conduct advocacy and public education strategies to advance the Institute’s mission to make the promise of democracy real for people of color in New Jersey.

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Program Assistant: The Institute is seeking to hire a Program Assistant who can provide administrative and logistical support to the legal team, while working collaboratively with the entire staff to provide support as needed.

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Trustee Social Justice Legal Advocacy Fellow: The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice seeks a Trustee Social Justice Legal Advocacy Fellow. The prestigious Trustee Social Justice Legal Advocacy Fellowship provides an early-career lawyer with the unparalleled opportunity to spend a year as a staff attorney with the Institute.

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Internship Opportunities

Legal Interns: The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice seeks dedicated, highly qualified law students for summer and term legal internships. Please submit inquiries or applications (comprised of a cover letter, resume, transcript (official or unofficial), three references, and a writing sample) to recruitment@njisj.org. For more information on the internship and how to apply, please click here

Non-legal Intern and Volunteer Opportunities

To volunteer or intern with the Institute, please email your resume and a cover letter to volunteers@njisj.org. Your cover letter should include a brief statement about why you wish to help advance social justice in New Jersey.