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State of Massachusetts Executive Office Research Intern | 2024 Treasury Summer Internship Program in Boston, Massachusetts

About the Office of the Massachusetts State Treasurer and Receiver General (“Treasury”) Our mission is to manage and safeguard the State's public deposits and investments through sound business practices for the exclusive benefits of our citizens, and perform these duties with integrity, excellence, and leadership. Additionally, we strive to provide economic opportunity, stability, and security for every Massachusetts resident. We are committed to excellence in recruiting, hiring, and retaining diverse and qualified individuals. We value the culture of diversity and professionalism in the workplace, and strongly believe that our workforce should reflect our community. Office Location: *24 Beacon Street Boston, MA *About Treasury: *The mission of the Office of the State Treasurer and Receiver General of Massachusetts is to prudently manage and safeguard the state's public deposits and investments through sound business practices for the exclusive benefits of our citizens, and perform these duties with integrity, excellence, and leadership. In this role, the intern will work closely with the Policy and Legislation team as well as with other members of the Executive Office staff on the Small Business Program, an initiative which moves at least $100 million in state deposits to qualified community banks for loans to small, creditworthy businesses. The capital is intended for small businesses to expand and create jobs. *Small Business Initiative Responsibilities: * * Work with the SBI team on expanding and maintaining a database of community partner organizations by region and categories; * *Help prepare documents for external meetings with community partner organizations, including but not limited to one-pager about Treasury’s Small Business Initiative, template emails to community partners; * Prepare research for SBI team as needed; * Aid SBI team with updating the online toolkit; * Assist team in reviewing and confirming any resources’ addresses that do not map successfully on MassGIS data platform; * Note taking during meetings; * Other duties as needed. Policy & Legislation Responsibilities: * Summarize pending legislation and update bill tracking spreadsheets; * Assist in reviewing legislation and drafting new bills for the next legislative session; * Prepare memos and briefs, summarizing research; * Attend legislative hearings and events, when applicable; * Assist team in daily office management, including data entry, administrative work, and various special projects. CommunicationsResponsibilities * Help draft social media content * Assist with press releases and gathering relevant information from specific departments * Maintain and update the media list Qualifications: * Excellent oral and written communications skills; * Strong organizational skills and work ethic; * Ability to prioritize multiple projects simultaneously; * Ability to handle confidential information in a responsible and sensitive manner; and * Proficient in using graphic design & illustration software and Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, SharePoint, and Teams. * Capable of working both independently and collaboratively within teams Program Benefits: * *Work directly with Executive Office staff and leadership. * Gain experience with intergovernmental cooperation. * Witness open meetings * Valuable public administration, policy, and finance experience. * * * * *Application: We are committed to advancing the experience of students in the workplace. To be considered for an internship with the Executive Office, you must submit the following: * Complete the application formvia MassCareers * Resume and cover letter * Letter of recommendation Work Schedule: The internship program will allow you to work Monday through Friday (except for holidays) for a minimum of 15 hours to a maximum of 37.5 hours a work week from June to August over a 10-week timeframe. You must also be able to travel to the Boston Office location a minimum of 1-2 times a week based on your work schedule. Compensation: The hourly pay for high school interns will be $18/hour ($2,100/intern); for undergraduate interns $20/hour ($2,700/intern); for graduate interns $22/hour ($3,300/intern). Please note that the exact schedule will be determined after a discussion with the direct supervisor. Number of Vacancies: 2 *Job: Administrative Services *Organization: Off of State Treas & Rec Genrl *Title: *Executive Office Research Intern | 2024 Treasury Summer Internship Program Location: Massachusetts-Boston-1 Ashburton Place Requisition ID: 23000COB