Summer Service Internship Initiative Opportunity

summer initiatives opportunity

Are you a current Rutgers Sophomore or Junior

APPLY NOW for President Holloways’ new initiative: Rutgers Summer Service Internship (RSSI). Open to students from Rutgers Camden, Newark and New Brunswick with minimum 2.5 GPA and passion for making a differenceRSSI provides stipends, real world experience, knowledge, scholarships, networking, and special events. 

Application deadline is FEBRUARY 28 

Why apply? 

  • $5,000 stipend 
  • Experience making a difference through 200-hour public service internship this summer 
  • Diverse internship options at nonprofits and direct-service government offices 
  • Apply with or without internship 
  • Build knowledge and skills through unique virtual course about community, being an active citizen, and preparing for successful career 
  • Tuition scholarship pays for the 3-credit asynchronous course  
  • Network with students who have similar interests from across the University 
  • Participate in special events with President Holloway – connect at May meet & greet (family welcome too!) and showcase what you learned at September symposium  


What do I need to apply? 

  • Application form (including brief essay on why you want to apply) 
  • Resume 
  • Unofficial transcript 
  • List of 2 references (name, title and contact info) 
  • Choose internship track:  
    • provide name of summer internship at nonprofit or direct service government office you already have; OR 
    • list interests and preferences if no internship already lined up 



Learn more about RSSI at the Eagleton page or on Career Services website