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Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
4/4/2019
Job Category:
Administration
Intern - Housing Court Department
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This internship opportunity will run from June 3rd - August 9th.

You must upload a current resume to your profile during the application process.

MISSION STATEMENT OF THE MASSACHUSETTS TRIAL COURT

The Trial Court is committed to:

* fair and impartial administration of justice;
* protection of constitutional and statutory rights and liberties;
* equal access to justice for all in a safe and dignified environment with policies and practices that strengthen and support diversity, equity, and inclusion;
* efficient, effective, and accountable resolution of disputes;
* prompt and courteous service to the public by committed and dedicated professionals utilizing best practices in a manner that inspires public trust and confidence.

DEPARTMENTAL MISSION STATEMENT

The Housing Court is a court of limited jurisdiction that adjudicates civil and criminal actions involving claims in law and equity related to the health, safety, or welfare of the occupants and owners of residential property in Massachusetts. The Court hears summary process (eviction), small claims, and civil actions that involve claims for personal injury, property damage, breach of contract, and discrimination. The Housing Court also adjudicates code enforcement actions and appeals of local zoning board decisions affecting residential property. The Housing Court has fifteen justices sitting in six divisions (Eastern, Northeast, Southeast, Metro-South, Western and Central) and conducts sessions in over 20 locations every week. The Housing Court has statewide jurisdiction.

ORGANIZATIONAL PROFILE:

https://www.mass.gov/orgs/housing-court

POSITION SUMMARY

The intern, under the supervision and guidance of the Administrative Office of the Housing Court, will work on a variety of assignments that will involve the administration and development of the Court's business and operations. The intern should be able to provide a broad range of skilled and confidential administrative support. In addition, the Housing Court Administrative Office may assign the intern responsibility for longer term projects. Because the Court has statewide jurisdiction and the Administrative Office provides support to the Court's six divisions, the intern may be called upon to accompany the Administrative Office staff and travel across the Commonwealth if/when the need arises. The intern's daily duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Assist with case management system and in running court metrics - Assist in reviewing documentation to ensure accuracy and completeness- Assist with the management of project schedules and deliverables- Assist in answering calls and responding to requests or questions from the public- Assist with the planning and execution of outreach events, conferences, etc. - Assist with the office's daily administrative tasks- Define application problem by conferring with users and evaluating procedures and processes- Help with performing software development tasks on technical basis and analyzing work products for correctness and adherence to design standards- Work with court users during various phases of implementation processes to meet specific project needs related to systems deployment, administrative training, and support- Work with Field Coordinator to develop detailed project plans to monitor and track progress

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

These are the minimum requirements necessary to apply for the position:

* Working towards a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe, and other computer software
* Ability to analyze and solve problems - Strong interpersonal skills
* Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in oral and written forms
* Ability to work independently and as part of a team

OTHER

PLEASE NOTE:

Employment is contingent upon passage of a criminal record check.

Applicants must apply by completing a Trial Court on-line application by clicking "Apply for this job on-line" button at the top of this page.

If you are not viewing this on-line, go to the Judicial Jobs page at https://careers-trialcourtsofmass.icims.com/jobs and search for this job.

PLEASE NOTE: Paper, faxed or emailed applications or resumes are not accepted for any Trial Court position.

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