Research Intern - Fall 2017

Position Description
MassINC’s research program seeks interns to assist with a variety of projects. Undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates may apply. Applications from students working on theses or policy exercises related to MassINC’s current research are especially encouraged. The internship is unpaid. Candidates should have a strong interest in pursuing a career in public policy and some familiarity with MassINC’s core issues. Excellent writing skills are a must, as well as solid research skills, and a strong desire to learn.

Strong interest in public policy and politics is required. Must be able to work independently. This is a part-time internship – we ask for a commitment of 12-20 hours per week.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send a cover letter and your resume to



Graduate Research Fellow for Massachusetts TOD project

MassINC seeks a graduate student with experience in real estate market analysis and/or transportation planning to assist a team of consultants undertaking a major research initiative. The project will examine the potential for transit-oriented development in Massachusetts Gateway Cities –  regional urban centers with depressed real estate markets. In addition, the project will analyze the rail and transit ridership implications of TOD, as well as broader transportation and environmental impacts. 

While not a requirement, relevant experience with scenario modeling and/or data visualization would also provide value.  

The Graduate Student Fellow will help support and assemble the project team, contributing to RFPs for consultants and scopes of work for consultant contracts. The Fellow will then assist consultants with data collection and analysis, and help prepare reports and multi-media materials to present research findings. The Fellow will work up to 20 hours/week from Jan. – Dec. 2017. Scheduling will be flexible, but one day of work per week at MassINC’s downtown Boston office is preferred. Please email a resume and cover letter to


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