The Massachusetts Democratic Party is currently seeking applications from highly motivated high school students, college students and graduate students to engage in a 12-week summer internship program. This program will provide participants with an opportunity to engage with the Massachusetts Democratic Party during our annual State Convention and throughout critical organizing efforts. Interns will have an opportunity to learn about the structure of the Democratic Party and help advance progressive values in the Commonwealth.

In addition to special projects, interns will have the opportunity to learn about administrative tasks that keep an office running. Administrative tasks may include answering the phones, maintaining our voter and fundraising databases, putting together relevant news briefings, and managing office mail, voicemail, and email.

-Internships are a 12-week experience that begins May 15, 2017 and ends August 7, 2017.

-Applicants must be available on June 2, 2017 and June 3, 2017 to attend and assist with the Democratic State Convention in Worcester, MA.

-Internship schedules are flexible, but require a 15-20h/ week time commitment, primarily at the Massachusetts Democratic Headquarters in Boston.

-Political, campaign or government experience is a plus but is not requisite.

-There are no citizenship or residency requirements for interns.

-All internships are unpaid. When applicable, we will gladly assist to qualify eligible interns for course credit. 

To apply, please complete this form by April 15, 2017:

Political Affairs and Operations Intern

A good option for political novices and aficionados alike, this internship track will present participants with an opportunity to engage in the operations of the Massachusetts Democratic Party at headquarters, assist the Party at affiliate events and develop an understanding of the political landscape on Beacon Hill and throughout the state.

Digital Content Intern

Digital Content interns will support our communications and social media team in developing and designing original content, learn how to develop consistent and comprehensive communication plans and assist with high priority rapid response activities.

Communications Intern            

Communications Interns will assist the Director of Communications with writing and disseminating items to the press and the Party’s members. Other responsibilities will include: pulling comprehensive press clippings, helping craft and carry out press outreach and communications plans around key issues and initiatives, and assisting the social media team in generating content.


To apply, please complete this form by April 15, 2017: