Many Paths, One Future Internship Grant

Many Paths, One Future Internship Grant2017-05-11T11:26:35+00:00

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development has committed to a $1.5 million dollar investment to assist college students obtain paid internships.

The Many Paths, One Future Internship Grant will reimburse employers 50% of wages paid to new interns, up to $1,500 per student. To qualify for the reimbursement, companies must agree
to consider interns for future job openings.

This work experience, as you know, is critical to a student’s career prospects, and we are confident this program will help you place more students in internships. It will also help employers increase the number of paid interns and future employees to further strengthen New Jersey’s economy.
Aaron R. Fichtner, Ph.D.
Acting Commissioner
Chris Christie, Governor

New Program Gives Incentive to Employers and Students

Are you an employer in need of interns but concerned about costs?
Are you a student looking for work experience — but can’t afford to work without pay?

The Many Paths, One Future Internship Grant program may be your solution!
The Many Paths, One Future Internship Grant program will reimburse employers 50% of wages paid to new interns, up to $1,500 per student.

  • Awards are available for up to 1,000 students on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Internships must be in one of New Jersey’s key industries: Advanced Manufacturing; Construction & Utilities; Financial Services; Health Care; Life Sciences; Retail, Hospitality & Tourism; Technology; or Transportation, Logistics & Distribution.
  • Student interns must be enrolled in a New Jersey college or university and are subject to their school’s internship eligibility requirements.

Download this Internship Grant Packet (PDF)