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NJ clerkship

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 18, 2017 2:26 pm

Hi TLS,

So I am clerking for a NJ Superior Court judge in 2017-18. I was wondering about what benefits will be available in regards to health/retirement. Do I get to put money into a 401(k) or a pension for that one year? Thanks.

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Re: NJ clerkship

Postby mjb447 » Sat Feb 18, 2017 3:13 pm

Couldn't you ask the HR department at the court? They'll be much better positioned to answer this question than anyone here.

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Re: NJ clerkship

Postby Niddar » Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:52 pm

Clerked in the app div. You get state benefits, which are awesome. Think $15 total for the birth of a child and incredibly reasonable premiums. I also clerked for the fed gov and the states benefits were much better. You are automatically enrolled in the States pension program. I think it's 7.5% of your gross. You can keep with the state or roll it over to an IRA later on.



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