The Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey’s is now accepting applications from college Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate students for our summer internship. Our 10 week paid stipend program offers students interested in the field of community development and policy to be immersed within a local project and receive firsthand experience with some of the most impactful non-profit organizations in the state.

Each scholar is placed with a selected member organization and will work on specifically designed projects, providing an opportunity to expand their knowledge and enhance their skill set. Scholars will also participate in the Network’s New Jersey Legislative Day, Congressional Reception in Washington, D.C. and more.

For more information about the program please review our website at: http://www.hcdnnj.org/communityscholars.

The deadline for applications is Thursday April 9, 2020. Please complete the following application and include your resume and two recommendations (one professional recommendation and one educational recommendation).

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* 1. Please provide the following information:

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* 2. Languages spoken other than English, if applicable:

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* 3. Requested Discipline: Rank your top 3 in order of preference.

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* 4. How do you envision this placement through the Community Scholars Program assisting in your career plan?

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* 5. Why do you want to participate in the Community Scholars Program? (Approximately 500 words, please be specific).

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* 6. What will be your reliable mode of daily transportation to and from your host site (ex. public transportation, personal vehicle, shared vehicle)?

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* 7. Is there any pertinent information we should know which would impact your ability to fulfill your responsibilities as a Community Scholar? (i.e. a planned vacation, child care, a part-time job). Please note that these items will not automatically disqualify you in becoming a scholar.

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* 8. Please upload your resume.

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* 9. Please upload an educational letter of recommendation.

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* 10. Please upload an professional letter of recommendation.

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* 11. I certify that all statements in this application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge.

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* 12. I understand that a false or incomplete answer may be grounds for my dismissal or may remove me from contention.

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