Representative Haggerty Accepting Applications for 2019 Fall State House Internships
BOSTON – State Representative Richard M. Haggerty is searching for motivated, civic-minded individuals interested in a Fall internship in his office at the Massachusetts State House. Representative 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. Although unpaid, interns will obtain invaluable experience by witnessing and 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.
Interns will also have the opportunity to attend various events held at the State House such as hearings, meetings, and listening to guest speakers. Interns in Representative Haggerty’s office will gain the satisfaction of serving the Commonwealth along with being able to add beneficial experience to their resume.
Applicants should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, a high level of attention to detail, be able to conduct themselves professionally, and respect for confidentiality. Candidates must also be proficient with Microsoft Office applications along with major social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.
Candidates with a particular interest in communications, public relations, graphic design, video production or social media should indicate so in their application. Candidates should send a resume with a brief cover letter of interest, and a 2-3 page writing sample to Anthony.Langone@mahouse.gov by Friday, August 9th, 2019. References should be available upon request, and if potential applicants have any questions please call (617) 722-2090.