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INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Office Interns

Description: Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu serves as an At-Large Councilor representing all of Boston’s neighborhoods. The Wu Team is looking for enthusiastic, dependable, and driven interns interested in exposure to policy. Responsibilities will vary according to what department intern is placed in, but may include attending community meetings, managing and responding to constituent services requests, research and policy writing, communication and social media support, and providing staff support to the Councilor. Positions for both Summer and Fall are available. Both graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged to apply.

Academic Credit: Students seeking academic credit must make arrangements with their academic advisor, professor, or department chair.

Compensation: This is an unpaid internship.

Qualifications and Experience: Students should be familiar with Microsoft Office products and proficient in Google Apps, and have exceptional written and oral communications skills. Areas of study including but not limited to: Political Science, Government, Public Policy, Public Administration, and Community Development.

To Apply: Please fill out this application form.

Questions: Please contact Melanie Alba at melanie.alba@bosotn.gov with any questions.

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Policy Fellows

Description: For the Summer and Fall of 2020, Councilor Wu is looking for policy fellows to complete intensive writing and research reports on various topics of importance to residents of Boston. Fellows will have the opportunity to take on the management and creation of a report and will develop their ability to lead and execute policy projects.

Academic Credit: Students seeking academic credit must make arrangements with their academic advisor, professor, or department chair.

Compensation: This is an unpaid internship.

Qualifications and Experience: Graduate students are preferred. Experienced undergraduates will also be considered.

Exceptional written and oral communications skills; an ability to multi-task, prioritize work, ensure timely follow-up and meet deadlines; strong organizational and time management skills; familiarity with Microsoft Office products and proficient in Google Apps; knowledge of city government and Boston is a plus. Areas of study including but not limited to: Political Science, Government, Public Policy, Public Administration, and Community Development.

To Apply: Email a resume, cover letter, and a policy writing sample to melanie.alba@bosotn.gov.

Questions: Please contact melanie.alba@bosotn.gov with any questions.

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Mailing Address

The Wu Committee
P.O. Box 960782
Boston, MA 02196
Paid for by The Wu Committee