The Somerset/Hunterdon/Warren Vicinage (Somerset County) located at 20 North Bridge Street in Somerville is seeking an unpaid intern for the interpreter services unit.
DESCRIPTION: The Somerset, Hunterdon, and Warren Vicinage is accepting resumes for the Court Interpreter Internship Program. Unpaid internships are available for persons seeking careers in Court Interpreting. Interns will
- Observe various types of court proceedings and court interpreting events
- Prepare draft translations of documents
- Practice interpreting in limited situations under the supervision of a staff interpreter
- Take part in role-play exercises designed to enhance their interpreting skills and knowledge of terminology.
One (1) internship placement is available for the Fall semester and one (1) internship placement is available for the Spring semester.
This internship requires 72 hours during an academic term (six hours a week for twelve weeks).
QUALIFICATIONS: Undergraduate and graduate students who are attending an accredited college or university are encouraged to apply, but participation in an academic program is not required. Many schools will give course credit for work experience. Please check with your school regarding receiving credit for unpaid internship work experience.
PLEASE DO NOT APPLY TO THIS POSTING ON HANDSHAKE. PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING WEB ADDRESS TO APPLY TO THIS JOB OPPORTUNITY: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/njjudiciary/jobs/2302708/unpaid-interpreter-intern/apply. Applicants who do not apply through the NEOGov application portal will not be considered. You must fill out the application in its entirety to be considered. Applicants who write in “see attached resume” on the application will not be considered.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Appointee will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.
Authorization to Work: US citizenship is not required. Selected candidate must be authorized to work in the US according to Department of Homeland Security, US Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations.
Special Note: Unpaid intern applicants who are 18 years of age or older must agree to a thorough background check that will include fingerprinting. All data received will be kept in strict confidence except to inform the individual of the findings and what action will be taken as a result of this information.
The NJ Judiciary requires all applicants to complete the application process fully and as instructed. All applicants must complete the work experience and education sections and attach any required documents. Applications must describe all relevant work experience in detail, beginning with your current or most recent job, including military service (indicate rank), internships and job-related volunteer work, if applicable. Use a separate section to describe each position. Applicants who indicate “see resume” or enter their initials to acknowledge that they have skipped the Work History and Education sections will not be considered, unless they do not possess any education history or work experience. Only applicants that follow the application instructions and submit completed applications will be considered.
The New Jersey Judiciary consists of: the Supreme Court, the Superior Court including the Appellate Division and the Trial Court of the 15 vicinages in New Jersey, the Tax Court and the Municipal Court System. The Administrative Office of the Courts provides technical assistance, operational support, training, research and development, budget and personnel coordination, and development and operation of information systems for the Courts of New Jersey.
The Judiciary of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer Committed to Ensuring an Open Door to Justice