Internship Opportunity at the Mayor's Office

Internship Opportunity at the Mayor's Office

Internship Opportunity


Mayor Shaunna O’Connell is seeking applicants for internship positions throughout the Fall of 2021.                                    

Job Description: An internship in Mayor O’Connell’s office will provide real-world skills and experiences in numerous areas.  Interns will be required to perform a wide variety of functions and should be able to prioritize and multi-task both related and unrelated tasks. 

Position: Intern

Pay/Wage: Unpaid

Hours: Hours available dependent upon your availability (8-20 hours weekly)

Location: City Hall, 15 Summer Street, Taunton, MA 02780

Pre-Requisites:  No prior experience necessary

                          Communications skills (written and oral) required

                          Interest in politics and political science desired, but not required

                          Interest in public relations and communications desired, but not required

Starting Date: To be determined

Tasks: Specific tasks interns may be asked to perform include:

Constituent Communications: answering phone calls and responding to emails and letters

Constituent Issue Diagnosis and Management

Research and Policy Analysis

Event Coordination and Management

If interested, please fill out an application here,, or e-mail Radka Barter ( to request an interview.

Radka Barter, Deputy Chief of Staff

Office of the Mayor, City of Taunton