Welcome to the NJ Cooperative Education & Internship Association!

About Us

NJCEIA is an organization comprised of New Jersey employers and institutions of higher education with the common goal of providing/connecting students to internship and cooperative education opportunities. 

Become a member by clicking here!

Our Mission

NJCEIA is committed to encouraging New Jersey colleges and universities to adopt the concept of Cooperative Education and Internships; to building partnerships among all New Jersey Cooperative Education colleges, universities and employers; and to providing support to strengthen new and existing Cooperative Education and Internship programs.

Click here to download the NJCEIA Constitution and Executive Board Job Descriptions.

The following goals have been established as current and ongoing:

  1. Develop and strengthen regional affiliations.
  2. Improve and expand services to employer, faculty, student and institutional participants.
  3. Provide assistance and training to educational institutions and employers with new, existing or expanding cooperative education and internship programs.
  4. Provide up-to-date information about NJCEIA members’ programs: research, evaluation, quality control and innovation.
  5. Train and encourage members to conduct research and use evaluation strategies to strengthen cooperative education and internships through a practitioner award program.
  6. Encourage student participation and recognition through a student award program.
  7. Develop state, federal and corporate support of cooperative education and internships in New Jersey.
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If you are an employer interested in starting an internship/co-op program, please see the following resources below:

News & Other Events

Upcoming Career Fairs

Please click here for a complete list of upcoming career fairs in NJ!


Download the Fall 2014 Newsletter here!

Spring 2015 Conference

Photo: Members of the NJCEIA and NJACE Executive Boards and Programming Committee join together for a photo following the Spring 2015 Conference.

NJCEIA and NJACE held their Spring 2015 Conference on April 24th at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, NJ. Check out the conference info below!

NJCEIA and NJACE Spring 2015 Conference:

MERGE! Bringing together people and resources on the talent super highway!

Please find the full conference program here: http://tinyurl.com/mergenjc3

Keynote speaker Ken Kirsh (http://howtokillyourcompany.com/), is an award-winning business meeting producer, communications consultant, and author, who kicked off the day of exciting sessions and programs. Following the Keynote, attendees participated in multiple breakout sessions presented by professionals from Seton Hall University, Rutgers University, Rider University, Ramapo College, Rowan University, Monmouth University, The College of New Jersey, CoTria, Inc., and Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

Take a look at some of the photos from the Spring 2015 Conference below including the Keynote Speakers, Breakout Sessions, and more!

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2015 New Jersey Cooperative Education & Internship Association

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