Program Assistant Intern

Position Description

MassINC is seeking a Program Assistant intern to work with the Chief Operating Officer, and our programmatic staff to assist in all areas of the organization with special projects as assigned. The intern will primarily support the organization’s individual, corporate, and foundation development efforts.

Assigned projects will be very diverse and require a broad range of skills, including research, writing, organizing, and planning. Projects may include: preparing for staffing events, coordinating /completing outreach for various initiatives and forums, tracking and managing our growing donors, researching new donor and philanthropic prospects, updating email lists, and assisting with a myriad of general clerical and administrative office tasks.

This unpaid part-time (15 hrs. a week) internship position offers the opportunity to build your resume with real responsibility in a unique work environment. The right candidate will view this as an opportunity to learn, grow and gain exposure to Massachusetts’ businesses, nonprofit and civic leaders while working as part of a team in all areas of a small non-profit.

College credit is available.

Note: this role does not take part in the organization’s policy research or journalistic departments.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work independently;
  • Must be able to work cohesively with a small team in an office setting;
  • Proven track record of taking initiative on multi-step projects and ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced and environment;
  • Have strong organizational skills, be a self-starter, adaptable, reliable and motivated. Skills required:

Excellent computer skills, especially with MS Office programs and Google Drive.

Position Details

This is a part-time internship in our Beacon Hill office with a required duration of at least three months. We are currently operating virtually until further notice.

How to apply

Interested and qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume
to and cc Applications must include a cover letter in order to be considered. Please include “Application for Program Assistant Internship, MassINC” in the subject line of the e-mail.


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