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State of Massachusetts Communications Business Intern in Boston, Massachusetts

Communications Business Intern * The Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development prioritizes economic opportunity for residents, collaborative leadership in communities, and an environment that supports job creation and business growth. EOHED also supports new housing for residents through targeted investments. *Program Overview: The Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED) is offering an exciting professional work experience for enthusiastic and motivated undergraduate and graduate students who are Massachusetts residents or enrolled in an institution of higher learning in Massachusetts. The ideal candidate would be an individual enrolled in a Master of Business Administration, Master of Public The paid internship program will be a hybrid experiencewithin EOHED’s Communications Business Unit. This program will give students, from diverse backgrounds, an opportunity to gain valuable real-world experience in public service and gain additional skills in a medium that will help build lifelong attributes. Teamwork, organizational capabilities, problem-solving, and accountability are among the challenges you will learn as part of a robust economy-based environment. As a Communications Intern, you will be at the forefront of an energetic, fast-paced, and ever-changing governmental atmosphere. As an intern within our Secretariat, you will be provided with a wide array of responsibilities in areas included, but not limited to: _EOHED’s Community Planning and Development Office_ * Develop and prepare draft Grantee Handbook for various grant programs, outlining the processes for contracting, request payment, and reporting, etc. * Conduct research, gather data, and prepare templates for incorporating outcome metrics into various Housing and Economic Development (HED) grant programs. * Conduct research, gather data, and prepare reporting outlining how other states have developed and implemented social equity programming and funding. * Utilizing ArcGIS software, create interactive maps and visualizations to present the distribution and impact of various EOHED programs. * Scrub/reorganize the HED grants database and/or similar grant lists. Develop standard design elements for updating and displaying HED program information and grants lists on webpages. Skills & Expertise * Excellent collaboration and team building skills. * Demonstrated written communication skills. * Strong verbal communication and listening skills. * Demonstrated analytical skills. * Demonstrated problem solving skills. * Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. * Excellent organizational skills. * Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism. * Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. * Must have legal work authorization in the U.S. All job applications for consideration, must be submitted online through MassCareers Additional Information: For additional information regarding the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development (EOHED), please visit the website at The internship program will run from approximately Monday, June 5, 2023, through Friday, September 1, 2023. Interviews will be held both in-person and virtually. Salary is compensable with work experience and education level. Qualifications – External Must be currently enrolled in an associate’s, bachelor’s, or a higher degree program. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Please see Preferred Qualifications. *Comprehensive Benefits* When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. *Job: Economics *Organization: Exec Office of Housing and Economic Development *Title: *Communications Business Intern * Location: *Massachusetts-Boston-1 Ashburton Place Requisition ID: 2300066Z