The Massachusetts Export Center is looking for volunteer interns to work a minimum of 16 hours per week
Dear Prospective Intern,
The Massachusetts Export Center is a government agency that helps Massachusetts businesses to export their products and services internationally. We operate through a statewide network of offices and employ a small team of international trade professionals. Though we are small in number, we are extremely effective in providing a variety of export related services to companies throughout the Commonwealth.
Because of our small staff, much of what we do is made possible through the efforts of our interns. Moreover, because we are a small office, our interns have the ability to work on a variety of projects to which they
would not necessarily have exposure in a larger organization. The responsibilities of an intern may include a variety of tasks, ranging from data entry to work on high-level client research. Each project is geared to
special capabilities that the intern may have, such as foreign language skills or computer skills. When possible, we provide interns with the opportunity to work on real-world cases, helping clients to develop new
If you have initiative, are flexible, have an interest in international business and consider yourself a team player, please forward your resume and cover letter to us. Please specify the office location where you would
like to work (Boston, Holyoke or Worcester).
We look forward to hearing from you.
The Massachusetts Export Center Team
Job Description: The intern position will entail assisting the director and staff of the Export Center with day-to-day operations and special projects.
Duties will include: answering phones; disseminating information to clients; helping clients with basic questions; performing data entry; helping to coordinate Partners for Trade export seminars; assisting in the
development of Export Center publications, which may include calling companies, data entry and word processing; maintaining and updating the client database, which may include calling companies, data entry and disseminating information to companies; conducting international market research for clients when needed using online databases and the Internet; and other administrative duties as needed.
Qualifications / Skills Required: The position requires the following qualifications/skills: strong administrative and computer skills, including word processing and data entry; strong written and verbal communication skills in English; a high level of initiative; and education/background in international business preferred.
If interested in applying for the volunteer internship position, please submit cover letter and resume to Michael P. Sullivan at the Massachusetts Export Center