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Interning @ DOR

With over 10 internal divisions, there’s a place for interns from many areas of academic concentration. Learn more about internships at DOR.

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DOR interns gain insight into a variety of career paths and learn invaluable skills that will prepare them for a future career. Interns at DOR bring innovative ideas and shed critical new light on the daily workings of an essential government agency.

DOR offers full-time internships during the summer break period and part-time internships in the fall and spring academic semesters (as determined by divisional need). Undergraduates who are enrolled and have completed at least one semester of college are eligible to apply. Current graduate and law students are also eligible. An interview may be required as the selection process advances.

Meet the interns


Sydney Ternullo

“Sydney’s superb critical thinking and project management, and research skills made her a significant contributor on a number of projects.”

DOR intern Sydney Ternullo

Education: UMass Amherst

Where I worked: Commissioner’s Office

Projects I worked on: Cost analysis project for DOR paper reduction initiative, strategy map consultation, stakeholder surveys and data analytics.

On interning @ DOR: “The people at DOR were very nice. I learned a lot about data analytics, problem-solving, communication skills, and much more.”





Phillip Popkin

“Phillip was such a team player and great to have around. His calm demeanor made him so pleasant to work with during a pretty exciting time in our office. He always wanted to learn more and do more.”

DOR intern Phillip Popkin

Education: Boston College Law School

Where I worked: Litigation & Appeals

Projects I worked on: Creation of Internet Vendor FAQs, ADA Brochure research and creation, attended Policy meetings with General Counsel.

On interning @ DOR: “I liked working closely with Brett to figure out the complicated issues. I had the opportunity to learn more about the Dormant Commerce Clause and corporate income apportionment.”





Matthew Coleman

Matt has a friendly outgoing personality. It was a pleasure working with him as he was a great team player who shared his thoughts and made valuable suggestions and contributions.”

DOR intern Matthew Coleman

Education: University of New Hampshire

Where I worked: Business Tax

Projects I worked on: Researched an online classification application, and helped refine corporation classification procedures.

On interning @ DOR: “The environment was not what I was expecting (in a good way). Everyone I met was so friendly and always helping each other out. On my second day at DOR, I was asked to play on the softball team. This surprised me at how welcoming they were and doing their best to make me feel a part of DOR right away.”

How to apply

We are now accepting applications for summer internships at various divisions within DOR. Take a look at the positions available and learn how to apply on MassCareers:

Page last updated: February 4, 2020.