MCAD Internships - New Bedford

Apply for a full-time or part-time Internship at the MCAD New Bedford Office for the 2019-2020 academic semesters. All internships at the MCAD are unpaid.

Investigations Internship

Title: Intake Specialist Internship

Mainly tasked with interviewing walk-in pro se litigants alleging discrimination in employment, public accommodation and housing, and drafting the legal complaint. Based on the individual’s proven skill sets and interests, other duties that may be assigned.

Responsibilities/Major Duties: Conduct intake in person or by telephone. Perform other administrative tasks based on the Commission’s needs including scanning and indexing of investigative documents. Though the main job function is performing intake, based on the individual’s proven skill sets and interests, one may be given additional duties such as participating in investigations. Interns may interview witnesses, issue interrogatories, and review evidence under an investigator’s supervision.


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Superb customer service and professionalism at all times
  • Attention to detail; and
  • Ability to multi-task and perform under time pressure

Preferred Qualifications: Interest in pursuing a career in legal studies, law enforcement, civil rights, employment or anti-discrimination law. Bilingual (Fluent Spanish, Creole, Portuguese Speakers).

Hours: min. 15 hr/wk Fall/Spring; 30 hr/wk in Summer

How to Apply

To apply for any of these positions, please complete the online application form and submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample.

If you have any questions, please contact the MCAD Training Unit.


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