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2019 Spring Public Affairs Internship

Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey is seeking three Public Affairs Interns for the Spring to help us build our grassroots power and protect access to reproductive health care in New Jersey. Public Affairs interns will gain hands on training in all aspects of the public affairs department including community organizing, government relations, and communications.


Interns must commit to approximately 15 hours per week for 12 weeks. Interns will be required to work a minimum of two days per week (Monday and Thursday) at the Planned Parenthood office in Trenton, New Jersey. In addition to office work, interns will also work in the community. The Public Affairs Interns will be assigned unique projects and receive training and opportunities to meet leaders across New Jersey as they participate in our programs.


Projects will include:

  • Organizing activist events and recruiting volunteers
  • Drafting press releases and website/social media content
  • Coordinating meetings with elected officials and coalition partners
  • Phone banking and door knocking
  • Other projects as assigned


Undergraduate and graduate students interested in reproductive health care and public policy are encouraged to apply. Interns are temporary employees for the Spring and will be paid $10 per hour along with mileage reimbursement for travel outside of their primary location. This position will require extensive travel across the state.
To apply please email resume and cover letter expressing your interest in the internship to [email protected] by November 25. The internship program will run from February 4 through the week of April 22.