City News Briefs: New River Road Traffic Signal Installed, Summer Internship Program Offered

The new signal at 180 River Road incorporates camera technology. Credits: City of Summit Photo Services

SUMMIT, NJ - In conjunction with Union County, the City of Summit has re-engineered the traffic signal located at 180 River Road, with a new signal -- equipped with camera technology -- installed at the intersection to help increase traffic flow and efficiency.

Summer Internship Again Offered

For the 10th consecutive year. the City of Summit is offering an unpaid college internship program, designed for college students majoring in political science, public administration, business, engineering or communications and marketing.

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Participants will be able to add significant project management experience to their resumes. Students are expected to work a minimum of 20 hours per week for each of four weeks during the summer.

Applications will be accepted beginning March 20 through April 21. Interviews will be scheduled in early May for selected applicants. Previous participants have secured positions in the White House internship program and with the U.S. State Department, as well as paid positions at Google, Tesla Motors and Goldman Sachs.

“The City of Summit internship program is an excellent way for college students to gain practical, on-the-job experience,” said Summit Mayor Nora Radest. “Our interns are able to get directly involved in municipal projects and learn from top city officials and department experts.”

A limited number of positions are available, with interested parties directed to send a resume to

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