Representative Haggerty Accepting Applications for 2019 Spring State House Internships

BOSTON – Representative Richard Haggerty is searching for motivated, civic-minded individuals interested in a Spring internship in his office at the Massachusetts State House. State 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.

Interns 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.

Preference will be given to college students, but interested and capable young adults will also be considered with connections to the Rep. Haggerty’s district of Woburn and Reading. The Spring internship program will span from March 25th until May 31st with hours ranging from 9-12 hours, 2-3 days per week. 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 by Tuesday, March 7th, 2019. References should be available upon request and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so interested parties are encouraged to apply promptly. If potential applicants have any questions, please call (617) 722-2425.