State of Massachusetts Contracted Student Intern - Communications Office in Boston, Massachusetts

The Student Intern will support the DMH Office of Communications and Community Engagement by:

  • Assisting with preparing material for blog and newsletter articles.

  • Attending DMH events for communications related coverage.

  • Assisting with social media strategy by creating communications content.

  • Identifying key local organizations with which to partner in order to expand the message of good mental health.

  • Working on other projects as assigned, including and not limited to writing web content for redesign.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • This internship opportunity is for an Undergraduate student who must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited College or University.

  • Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency.

Additional Information:

  • Benefits are unavailable with the exception of sick leave accruals.

  • All employees will be paid on a biweekly basis and must have direct deposit.

Period of Service:

5/21/2017 through 9/2/2017

DMH Mission Statement:

The Department of Mental Health assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities. The Department establishes standards to ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. The Department sets policy, promotes self-determination, protects human rights and supports mental health training and research.

Pre-Hire Process:

  • A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit

  • Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines.

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.

For questions, please contact Health Human Resources at 1-800-850-6968.

Please see Preferred Qualifications.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job: *Administrative Services

Organization: *Department of Mental Health

Title: Contracted Student Intern - Communications Office

Location: Massachusetts-Boston-25 Staniford Street

Requisition ID: 170002XY