DoIT Internships

The Department of Innovation & Technology is offering competitive paid and unpaid internships to highly motivated and qualified students. Gain first-hand experience, receive valuable on-the-job training and learn about the emergence of innovation in municipal government.

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Fall 2014 Data Visualization Internship

Accepting applications thru Friday, September 5, 2014.

We are looking for a data visualization intern for the Fall 2014 term.  As an intern, you will closely work with DoIT staff to analyze data sets and perform the necessary steps to bring the data to life in the form of an intuitive and visually engaging form.  In particular, we hope to leverage the Open Government function of the City’s website to visualize City data in meaningful and interesting ways.

If interested, then submit a brief cover letter, resume, and writing or data-visualization samples to kevin.parker@boston.gov by Friday, September 5, 2014. The internship period will run from Monday, September 15 until Friday, December 19, totaling 14 weeks in duration.

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who is:

  • INNOVATIVE - offers unique outside perspectives and experiences to DoIT.

  • ENERGETIC - provides enthusiasm and focused energy to high-priority initiatives.

  • VERSATILE - analyzes priority projects that require the involvement of multiple, key stakeholders.

  • ANALYTICAL - dedicated to becoming a change agent; suggesting improvements to commonly held assumptions.


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