MCAD Internships - Springfield

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

Investigations - Legal Team

Legal Team Intern

Legal interns conduct investigations into discrimination claims regarding workplaces and places of public accommodation, including requesting documentation and evidence from parties, reviewing case files, and drafting recommendations regarding whether probable cause exists. Requires excellent writing and analytical skills. Minimum of two full weekdays each week from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the fall and spring semesters (time can be taken over the course of the week); full-time during the summer is preferred.

Responsibilities/Major Duties Interns will be in charge of supporting the work of the Springfield Investigations Department through the responsibilities described above.

Qualifications for all Investigations Internships

  • 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 civil rights/ public interest law, working at the MCAD, law students.

Hours: min. 15 hr/wk Fall/Spring and 40 hr/wk in Summer

General Counsel's Office

General Counsel Intern

Interns assist with evaluating legal strategy, preparing discovery requests and responses, interviewing witnesses, conducting legal research, drafting legal documents, and hearings and court proceedings. The internship is for law students who have completed at least two years of law school or law school graduates. 

Responsibilities/Major Duties: Interns will be in charge of supporting the work of the Boston Legal Department through the responsibilities described above.

Qualifications: Law student – 2L or 3L

Preferred Qualifications: Interest in pursuing a career in civil rights/public interest law, working at the MCAD

Hours: Summer Only - 40 hr/wk

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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