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NJ TRANSIT Internship Program

NJ TRANSIT Internship Program



Our Mission Statement

The NJ TRANSIT Internship Program is dedicated to inspiring, educating, and cultivating the next generation of talent, fostering lifelong learning and personal growth. Representing the future of public transportation in New Jersey, we provide the right track for gaining hands-on experience, advancing your career, networking with industry leaders, and discovering opportunities to prolong your internship or transition into a full-time position. Embark with us on this fulfilling journey to forge a sustainable and innovative transit landscape for New Jersey.


About Us

Welcome to NJ TRANSIT's Summer Internship Program!

Our 10-week immersive experience goes beyond traditional classroom learning, providing students with real-world scenarios in their chosen field. With targeted projects, immersive tours, and engaging events, interns gain valuable insights and hands-on experience in a professional setting.

Develop your career: Attend training and development sessions to hone your skills and gain industry insights. Pave the way for career growth with NJ TRANSIT, where we frequently hire from our intern pool.

Engage in exclusive opportunities: Participate in exclusive networking and professional development opportunities during your 10-week internship, including immersive tours, industry events, and the opportunity to become a paid ambassador for concerts and events at MetLife Stadium.

Benefit from NJ TRANSIT: Enjoy discounted entertainment and free commuter travel during your internship, with special deals for summer activities and a complimentary pass for buses, rails, and light rail.

Join NJ TRANSIT's Summer Internship Program for an unforgettable experience that will shape your future. Explore, learn, grow, and become a part of our dynamic team as we pave the way for the future of transportation.

Intern Testimonials


Intern Testimonials

Majors We Hire 

Accounting Urban Planning
Assist Finance Department with data analysis, budget preparation, and financial reporting. Participate in transit-oriented development, land use planning, and urban development projects.
Psychology Criminal Justice
Collaborate with Human Resources to assess and enhance workplace environments. Support the NJ TRANSIT Police Department by monitoring surveillance systems and assisting with investigations.
Information Technology Marketing
Troubleshoot technical issues and provide support to the organization. Collaborate on marketing campaigns, conduct market research, and manage social media.
Computer Science Graphic Design
Contribute to software and app development for NJ TRANSIT’s digital infrastructure. Contribute to Creative Services, creating visual content and improving user interfaces.
Engineering Supply Chain
Play a key role in infrastructure design and maintenance, focusing on safety and efficiency. Assist with inventory management and vendor evaluation to enhance efficiency.



How to Apply

To apply for an internship, please visit your school’s career portal such as Handshake, Simplicity, or College Central. Please note, you must be enrolled in an accredited college or university to be eligible for NJ TRANSIT internships. Summer Internship opportunities become available in January, while Fall and Spring Internship opportunities are released periodically without fixed schedules.

Step 1: Find the position(s) that best suits your current education and qualifications.

Step 2: Click the external link found in the job description, which will direct you to the NJ TRANSIT application portal.

Step 3: Click on “APPLY NOW” at the top of the job description. This will direct you to create a new profile. Be sure to use an email address that you check often and have regular access to.

Step 4: Read the directions carefully and complete all mandatory fields; answer all questions asked and upload your resume. When your application is complete, hit “SUBMIT. Please note, incomplete applications will not be considered.

If you would like to check the status of your application, login and click “APPLICATION STATUS.” You will receive an email regarding next steps if you are selected to move forward in the process.

For any questions, please reach out to [email protected]. Kindly refrain from sending resumes to this address.


How do I apply?

Please apply through Handshake, check your school’s career portal or follow instructions outlined in our How to Apply section above.

Where do I find internship postings?

Our internship postings are available on your school’s career portal. Some career portals include Handshake, Simplicity, and College Central. Follow NJ TRANSIT’s company profile to find all available internship positions.

When do I apply?

All summer internship postings go live in January. Fall and Spring internship postings are on a rolling basis.

Do I have to be enrolled in school to apply?

Yes, to be eligible you must be a currently enrolled student in an accredited college or university. If you graduate prior to the start of the internship, you do not meet the eligibility criteria.

Do I need to be a full-time student only?

No, you do not need to be a full-time student. If you are enrolled in at least one class at an accredited college or university, you qualify to apply for an internship position.

Can international students apply?

International students are welcome to apply to our internship positions. However, NJ TRANSIT does not sponsor international students. Your school must be able to provide sponsorship.


Culture and Diversity


The Office of EEO/AA is fully committed to supporting NJ TRANSIT's goal of building a fair, diverse, and inclusive workforce where all employees are empowered to reach their fullest potential by ensuring equal access to employment opportunities, maintaining a workplace free from unlawful harassment, discrimination, and retaliation for our employees and business partners, providing training and outreach to prevent harassment and discrimination, and investigating and resolving allegations of employment discrimination.

For more information, please check out our EEO/AA website.