UMass Interns

The Future of the Commonwealth

We share the stories of UMass students who are putting their education into practice, sharpening their skills and bringing their unique talents and insights to the workforce through summer internships. 

'Working in the President’s Office, I have been able to see just how much goes into the management and leadership of a large, public entity like a state university'

'There have been a lot of moments when I have been able to connect something I did in class and apply it to what I am doing'

'UMass has given me the confidence in myself to reach out and look for opportunities like this'

'I can’t believe how much I learned in one summer interning at MassLive'

'UMass Lowell has definitely lived up to its promise to prepare us to be "work ready, life ready and world ready"'

'For the first time, I felt what it's like to love going to work and taking pride in your job'

'I learn something new every day, and I am very happy that I decided to spend my summer at the State House'

'Branching out all the way to California has taken me out of my comfort zone, and as a result accelerated my learning'

'To feel valued and know that my investment in my schooling is paying off makes me feel positive about my future'

'I love meeting and interviewing new faces, as it opens viewers up to the diversity of the world'

'I love listening to people and trying to help them through whatever obstacles they may be going through'

'I'm thankful to UMass Lowell for the hands-on experiences that have prepared me for real world opportunities'

‘I feel really grateful that UMass has helped me follow my dream of becoming a political reporter’

'My education at UMass prepared me to work in fast-paced environments and meet deadlines as quickly as possible'