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Internship

Highway Digital Services Intern

🚀 Summer Internship

Boston

AI generated summary

  • You must have exceptional communication, organizational skills, experience creating content, proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, basic Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat skills. Video production, editing, photography experience and desire for marketing/graphic design career are a plus.
  • You will assist in creating social media content, design graphics, collaborate on media projects, attend meetings, and support the Deputy Chief Engineer with various duties as assigned.

Summer Internship

Marketing, DesignBoston

Description

  • We’re looking for a creative and driven mind, who loves to tell stories, is eager to learn about public service and government organizations, and who will be successful at creating high-quality content for a variety of internal and external messaging of MassDOT goals, strategies and accomplishments.
  • As a team member at MassDOT Highway Division, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the Commonwealth Transportation mission by helping MassDOT communicate in effective and imaginative ways.  Furthermore, you’ll get firsthand experience working with a variety of professionals from different backgrounds, fields, and functions.
  • A successful intern in this role will be curious – ask questions, explore people’s stories and agency happenings to find and craft compelling stories; will be task-oriented – able to juggle multiple projects and tasks and manage their time well; and prize quality – take pride in the quality of their work and always strive to improve the products they create or contribute to. 
  • In this role you will interact with a wide variety of staff across departments at MassDOT and must have strong interpersonal communications skills; it is critical for this person to be able to communicate effectively through written and visual media (for example, presentations, emails, social media posts, photography, graphic design, etc.).

Requirements

  • Exceptional communication (written and oral) and organizational skills
  • Experience creating content
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Basic Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat skills
  • Video production and video editing a plus
  • Photography experience a plus
  • Desire to pursue a career in marketing or graphic design

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Marketing
Design

Responsibilities

  • Assist in preparing documents and presentations for the Chief Engineer’s Office as delegated
  • Design social media content and graphics that are engaging and informative spotlighting team members, MassDOT Highway projects and intern/co-op events
  • Create media projects with team members from various departments in the Highway Division
  • Take photos and/or video of events and meetings
  • Strong understanding of social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and TikTok.
  • Attend meetings and assist with ad hoc project needs as they arise
  • Assist the Deputy Chief Engineer on other activities and duties as assigned

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Boston