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Internships

MassDevelopment’s internships offer experience with real-world challenges that go beyond what you will learn in the classroom. Interns gain exposure to the work we do to support communities across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts – stimulating economic growth throughout the state. Equally important, interns gain valuable knowledge that can be applied in the future, such as learning about a new field, building a network, and working with a team. 

 

Fall/Winter Communications Intern

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MassDevelopment’s Communications Department seeks an intern to assist the department in promoting the agency through traditional media outlets, social media (Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter), and public events. Tasks include drafting internal news stories and press releases, working on social media strategy and crafting content, compiling background information to assist with event preparation, and tracking media placements and trends related to MassDevelopment coverage.  

This part-time position (approximately 15-20 hours/week) will report to the Communications Director and Communications Specialist and will attend meetings with those individuals to develop a sense of how the agency works as a whole. Candidates for consideration will be undergraduate or graduate students studying English, journalism, communications, marketing, public relations, or a similar subject. Must have strong communication and writing skills and experience with various social media platforms. Bilingual a plus.

This paid internship is currently remote. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample.  Your cover letter should tell us about yourself, including your area of study and why you are interested in an internship with MassDevelopment. Your writing sample should be a previously written essay, article, press release, or other assignment that best represents your writing abilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
MassDevelopment is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.

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