Middlesex Students Chosen For “Green” Internship Program

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY—Two Middlesex County students have been chosen to receive internships through the New Jersey Association of Counties(NJAC)/Wal-Mart Green Internship Program, Middlesex County Freeholder Ronald G. Rios, liaison to the county’s vocational and technical schools announced.

“I am very pleased to announce this year’s Middlesex County recipients of the NJAC and Walmart Green Internship Program: Kerrie-Ann Weickert from East Brunswick and Antonio De La Paz from Woodbridge,” said Rios. “They have been chosen for these internships because of their hard work and continuing commitment to academic excellence.”

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“The county vocational and technical school system in New Jersey is recognized nationally as a leader in cutting-edge technologies, attracting some of the brightest and most talented students, students just like Kerrie-Ann and Antonio,” Rios said. “This exemplary program is designed to create educational opportunities for students to learn about the green technologies and alternative energy sources of the future.”

The NJAC/Wal-Mart Green Internship Program, established in 2009, is a partnership between the NJAC Foundation and the Wal-Mart Corporation. Its purpose is to create a hands-on learning experience for students interested in emerging “green” technologies.

Both students will be working at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension Services of Middlesex County under the supervision of William Hlubik, County Extension Department Head. The interns will work for a total of 50 hours and will receive a stipend of $500 each.


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