Internship Program

Are you looking for an internship opportunity
to kick start your professional career?

Commonwealth Corporation is looking for highly motivated interns who are eager to learn by assisting various departments. These paid internships for college students are excellent opportunities to gain hands-on experience while working for a well-known community-based organization. 


Unpaid internships perpetuate inequality in America. That's why we offer our interns $18/per hr.


Times have changed, and we are proud of offering a flexible schedule and a remote-work environment.​

Professional development

Interns receives the opportunity to shadow professionals, work with a mentor, and train with a live cohort.

Available Internships

YouthWorks Data & Evaluation Intern

This role will be working closely with the YouthWorks team to study the long-term impact in program participants and analyze data collected from partnering organizations for the improvement of the overall program. An ideal candidate would have an interest in evaluation, the creation of evaluation-related tools, and the ability to manage multiple projects and comply with deadlines. Apply Now >>

Accounting & Budget Coordinator Intern

This role will be assisting in different projects within the finance department and may also handle bookkeeping, assist in preparing financial reports, and audits, and resolve discrepancies. This is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of finance and accounting. Apply Now >>

Research & Policy Intern

This role will work closely with the Research and Policy Director to conduct quantitative and qualitative research tasks to inform program design and understand trends in the labor market. If interested, the intern can also support the launch and growth of Commonwealth Corporation Foundation's philanthropic operations. APPLICATION CLOSED

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Intern

This role will primarily work with our DEI Director on several projects while contributing to a positive and rewarding work environment where diversity, equity, and inclusion are identified as foundational to CommCorp Strategic Plan. This individual will perform day-to-day operations, develop training materials, analyze DEI data, conduct industry research, and create content highlighting communities from historically excluded groups. Apply Now >>

Program Management Intern​

This role will work closely with our Sector Strategies team to analyze grantee performance data, learn the grant lifecycle process, and develop a master workflow schedule for the procurement process. Apply Now >>

Operations Intern

This role will be working closely with our Program Operations Department to conduct various projects and tasks such as administrative assignments to create and maintain systems, processes, and tools that contribute to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of our work and help perform day-to-day operations as well as conduct research, compile and review data and attend meetings. Apply Now >>

YouthWorks Curriculum and Content Development Support Intern

This role will support the design and development of the YouthWorks program's signature Signal Success curriculum and other program-related training initiatives, including the creation of curriculum and other training and marketing materials. Apply Now >>

Marketing & Communications Intern

This role will be working closely with our marketing and communications team to conduct research, capture data, create marketing materials, and attend meetings. An interest in social media, email marketing, and partnerships is ideal. Apply Now >>

Sobre a CommCorp

Commonwealth Corporation is a nationally recognized leader in building industry sector partnerships that address the skill needs of specific employers in an industry, creating new or expanded capacity in education and training programs for demand occupations. We are committed to ensuring that Massachusetts businesses have access to a pipeline of highly skilled workers and that youth and adults in Massachusetts have pathways to good jobs in the knowledge economy.

Commonwealth Corporation works with hundreds of Massachusetts companies, thousands of new and experienced workers, and thousands of youth and young adults each year.

Among other activities, we:

  • Administer the Workforce Training Fund, a trust that each year awards $20 million in incumbent worker training grants to companies.
  • Administer YouthWorks, Massachusetts’ subsidized youth employment program.
  • Coordinate education and workforce activities for the state’s juvenile justice system.
  • Implement and sell Signal Success, our soft skills and employability curriculum.

perguntas frequentes

No, you do not have to live in or near Boston to participate in our internship cohort. Working in a hybrid work organization, your internship will be remote.

Yes, depending on your school’s internship policies and guidelines! 

Our Summer 2023 Internship Cohort runs June 5th- August 11th, 2023

Please email Lucila J. Santana, Associate Director of Marketing & Communications at [email protected]

Meet the Spring 2023 Cohort

Rising to the top from applicants across the state, our outstanding interns come from various backgrounds and are eager to make meaningful contributions to workforce development. Meet Amanda, Amy, Diana, Edwin, Judy, Kim, Rachel and Theresa.

Amanda Lawrence

Program Operations

UMass Boston

Amy Quan


Clark University

Diana Li

Marketing & Communications​

UMass Amherst

Edwin Liriano Ramirez

Innovation & Transformation

Bentley University

Judy Tran

Marketing & Communications​

UMass Boston

Kim Caracciolo

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

UMass Boston

Rachel Zhou


Boston College

Theresa Hayes

Marketing & Communications​

Bentley University

Shaylan Hill

Marketing & Communications Intern​

Boston University

A Commonwealth Corporation é uma fundação pública que foi criada em 1996 sob o Gabinete Executivo de Trabalho e Desenvolvimento da Força de Trabalho. 

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