BOSTON – State Representative Richard Haggerty is searching for motivated, civic-minded individuals interested in a Summer internship at the Massachusetts State House. Haggerty proudly represents the people of the 30th Middlesex District of Massachusetts, which includes the City of Woburn and Town of Reading.
Interns will have the rewarding opportunity to experience policymaking, politics, and government from the inside the State House through participating in the day-to-day functioning of a State Representative’s office. Interns will report mainly to Anthony Langone, Legislative Aide to Rep. Haggerty, and will be responsible for assisting with a variety of tasks ranging from constituent correspondence, scheduling, legislative research, database management, to communications and social media assignments. They will also have the opportunity to attend various events such as hearings, meetings, and listening to guest speakers while gaining the satisfaction of serving the Commonwealth along with adding beneficial experience to their resume.
Due to COVID-19, those interested should be prepared to report and work remotely dependent on the situation. Interested applicants should have the following:
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- A high level of attention to detail
- Able to conduct themselves and dress professionally
- Respect for confidentiality
- Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
Those with a particular interest in communications, public relations, graphic design, video production or social media should indicate so in their application. Applicants should send a resume with a brief cover letter of interest, and a 1-2 page writing sample to Anthony.Langone@mahouse.gov by end of day Friday, June 5th, 2020. References should be available upon request and if potential applicants have any questions, please call (617) 722-2090.