Thank you for your interest in working at Office of Attorney General Martha Coakley. As an office and as professionals, we are committed to serving the public and to making a difference in the lives of Massachusetts residents. We invite you to explore the employment and internship opportunities available in the Attorney General's Office and hope you will consider joining us in the important work we do. The Attorney General's Office offers unpaid internships for law students, college students, and committed volunteers throughout the year.

The Office of the Attorney General is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Office actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. For further information on working in the Attorney General's Office, please contact the Human Resources Division at (617) 727-2200, ext. 2041.

Current Job Postings

Benefits Summary (PDF) pdf format of benefits_summary.pdf

AGO Fellowship Program

Legal Intern Program

Non-Legal Intern Program

Elder Hotline Volunteers

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AGO Fellowship Program

Thank you for your interest in the Attorney General’s Office Fellowship Program.

For information regarding the AGO Fellowship Program, please view the following website with information on the 2015 Fellowship Program, or call the Human Resources Office at (617) 963-2041.

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Legal Intern Program

The Attorney General’s Legal Intern Program includes internships for law students for the fall and spring semesters.  If you are interested in applying for a legal internship during the school year, please submit a resume and cover letter stating your areas of interest to:

Legal Intern Coordinator
Office of the Attorney General
One Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108

Summer Legal Intern Program

The Summer Legal Intern Program is a 10-week, unfunded, full-time program that begins Monday June 1, 2015 and ends Friday August 7, 2015.  Legal interns join a structured program of trainings, events, and activities.  Taking into account their placement preferences, interns will be assigned to a particular division within the office.

The Attorney General’s Office will be accepting resumes for its 2015 Summer Legal Intern Program between January 2, 2015 and January 30, 2015.  Applications received prior to or after this timeframe will not be processed. 

Students interested in applying will be asked to submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and law school transcript at that time.  Please note that the Attorney General’s Office plans to participate in the Government/Public Interest Recruiting Program through the Massachusetts Law School Consortium with interviews in January 2015.

Students seeking additional information about the legal intern programs may inquire via email at AGOlegalinterns@state.ma.us or may call (617) 963-2041.

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Non-Legal Intern Program

The Attorney General's Non-Legal Intern Program includes internships for college students for the summer and for the fall and spring semesters. The Non-Legal Intern Program is an unfunded program requiring a minimum of 15 hours per week. If you are interested in applying for a non-legal internship, please submit a cover letter and résumé to:

Recruitment and Hiring Coordinator
Human Resources Division
Office of the Attorney General
One Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108

Summer Non-Legal Intern Program

The Attorney General’s Office will be accepting resumes for its 2015 Summer Non-Legal Program between January 2, 2015 and March 2, 2015.  Applications received prior to or after this timeframe will not be processed.  The Summer Non-Legal Intern Program will run from May through August.  Internship placement dates are determined on an individual basis taking into account students’ schedules and availability.  These internships are unfunded.  Students interested in applying will be asked to submit a cover letter and resume.

Students seeking additional information about the Non-Legal Intern Program may contact the Recruitment and Hiring Coordinator at (617) 963-2041.

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Elder Hotline Volunteers

The Elder Hotline, located within the Public Inquiry and Assistance Center, provides a central place where senior citizens and their families receive information, referral and mediation services. The Hotline is staffed primarily by senior volunteers who answer phone calls and assist in mediating complaints with the supervision of office staff. Volunteers carry a varied caseload that may include complaints related to retail stores, debt and debt collection, home improvement contractors, telemarketing, lottery scams, and more.

Applicants should be familiar with issues of concern to seniors and their families. Clear and courteous communication skills are required. Basic computer skills and the ability to maintain clear records are necessary.

Time Requirement: Volunteers are expected to work a minimum of two days each week. Travel to the Boston office is required. 

If you are interested in applying, please submit a cover letter indicating your interest and availability to:

Elder Hotline Coordinator
Public Inquiry and Assistance Center
Office of the Attorney General
One Ashburton Place
Boston, MA 02108

Interested parties seeking additional information about the Elder Hotline may contact the Hotline Coordinator at 1-888-243-5337 and ask to speak to the Senior Mediator.

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Commitment to Equal Employment Opportunities

The AGO is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and, as such, employment decisions and actions are made without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, military status, genetic information, political affiliation, or veteran's status. Employment actions such as recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting individuals are based upon a policy of non-discrimination. The AGO is committed to creating a work environment free from discrimination. The AGO maintains a current Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP Short Form) which has been approved by the Department of Justice.

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