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State of Massachusetts Highway Digital Services Intern in Boston, Massachusetts

_Position Summary_ 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.). _Duties and 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 _Qualifications/Desired Skills:_ * 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 _About MassDOT:_ The 4,000 employees of Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) takes great pride in connecting the Commonwealth’s residents and communities. MassDOT is responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating transportation policies and projects for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and to efficiently plan, design, construct, and maintain a safe statewide transportation system which effectively meets the transportation needs of the Commonwealth. Information about MassDOT’s inclusive culture and career opportunities can be found at MassDOT’s divisions include: Highway, Registry of Motor Vehicles, Aeronautics, and Rail & Transit. Headquarters (Planning & Enterprise Services) provides business and administrative support and policy leadership for each of the four (4) divisions. This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. All job applications must be submitted online through MassCareers to be considered. Please provide a complete, accurate and current resume / application for MassDOT to review in order to determine if your submitted materials meet the minimum entrance requirements for the position. Current MassDOT employees should use their internal MassCareers account to apply. · For questions regarding the job posting, please email the MassDOT Talent Acquisition Team at · For general questions regarding MassDOT, call the Human Resources Service Center at 857-368-4722. · For a disability‐related reasonable accommodation or alternative application method, call call ADA Coordinator, Lucy Bayard, at 857-274-1935 An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Administrative Services* *Organization: Massachusetts Department of Transportation *Title: *Highway Digital Services Intern Location: Massachusetts-Boston-10 Park Plaza Requisition ID: 240003LH