About MassINC

Career Opportunities

MassINC Summer Internship Program

Position Description
MassINC, Publisher of CommonWealth magazine, is currently interviewing college students and recent graduates to participate in our Summer 2014 internship program at our offices on Beacon Hill. Interns will choose their area of interest (journalism, development, or events/communications) at the beginning of the June, with the opportunity to take on special projects as assigned. Projects may include: preparing for and staffing events, assisting in managing our contact database, tracking and managing our media coverage, researching new prospects for funding opportunities, social media and blog postings.

Education/Experience
Strong interest in public policy, politics, and communications is required. Must be able to work independently. This is a part-time internship - we ask for a commitment of 12-20 hours per week. The internship is unpaid.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send a cover letter and your resume to amiddle@massinc.org


MassINC Research Internships – Summer 2014

Position Description
MassINC's research program seeks interns to assist with a variety of projects. Undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates may apply. Applications from students working on theses or policy exercises related to MassINC's current research program are especially encouraged. The internship is unpaid. Candidates should have a strong interest in pursuing a career in public policy and some familiarity with MassINC's core issues. Excellent computer and writing skills are a must, as well as solid research skills, and a strong desire to learn.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send a cover letter and your resume to amiddle@massinc.org


CommonWealth Magazine Internships – Summer 2014

Position Description
The magazine is seeking interns who can write for our magazine website and our print magazine during the summer. You will work under the direction of the magazine’s editors, gaining valuable journalism experience and learning about important political and public policy issues. The internship is unpaid. The time commitment is flexible, depending on your availability. Please send information about yourself, your background, and when you might be available to Bruce Mohl, Editor, CommonWealth magazine at bmohl@massinc.org or at 11 Beacon St., Suite 500, Boston, MA 02108.



Development and Events Associate

Position Description
The Development Associate reports directly to the Business and Operations Manager and is responsible for sponsor outreach and relations, database management, office and executive support, and event logistics. The ideal candidate will have two years of experience or the equivalent internships in fundraising, database management, marketing or PR. BA and writing sample required. Humor, drive and an interest in politics and journalism are invaluable assets. The right candidate will view this position as an opportunity to learn and grow, gain exposure to Massachusetts’ civic leaders while working as a part of a team on important policy issues.

Development:

The Associate is responsible for recordkeeping to enhance fundraising operations including:
• Sending and tracking invoices
• Donor acknowledgement including thank you letters, web and magazine recognition and other forms of donor stewardship
• Maintaining fundraising database (Salesforce)
• Creative support for stewardship through social media

Event Support:

Handles all matters related to event logistics including:
• Invitations/RSVPs
• Programs
• Media outreach
• Venue arrangements
• Food/catering
• Transcription
• Photographer/video
• Thank you notes
• Social media

Office Support:

Support the Director of Operations in management of the office including: Master Calendar, Supplies, Stationary, Phones, Copier, Co-op training/supervision, and Vendor contracts

If you are interested in applying for this position please send a cover letter and resume to amiddle@massinc.org




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