The U.S. Commercial Service Massachusetts is your local federal government office with a global network that provides customized solutions enabling Massachusetts companies to sell U.S. made products and services internationally.

  • Would you like to spend time on the inside track of international business?
  • Interested in gaining real world experience that can provide an essential edge for entering today's job market?
  • Learn how the U.S. Government serves local companies’ exporting needs.
  • These opportunities are made available to qualified applicants by the U.S. Commercial Service in Boston.


Market Research

Utilizing federal government databases, trade journals and internet based market research to assist companies identify best market prospects.


Promoting overseas trade shows, export leads, seminars and other trade activities. Preparation of newsletters, webinars and other promotional materials. Seminar support.

Social Media

Developing and managing office social networking campaigns

Business Counseling

Directing telephone inquiries from exporters regarding trade requirements, regulations, documentation, country issues, commodity classification, etc.


Website management; Data entry; Maintenance of trade reference resources;

Special Projects
as assigned


  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Volunteer (unpaid) positions only
  • Interest in International Trade
  • Enrollment in accredited school
  • Graduate or undergraduate status
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • 10-16 hours + per week availability
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate verbally
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Knowledge of Excel spreadsheets & formulas
  • Background check

Email resume and optional cover letter to: Maryanne Burke at