The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development announced Nov. 8 in recognition of National STEM Day it has expanded its Career Accelerator Internship Program. The program offers financial assistance to people working STEM jobs and opens up opportunities to careers in key sectors of the state by increasing funding incentives to businesses. It focuses on first-time interns in high school or college with placement offers in STEM fields such as IT/software, life sciences and health care, and energy. Participating employers can expect to be reimbursed up to 50% of wages paid to new interns ($3,000 max per student). Please read more here.