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MassBay Student to Intern in Office of Congressman Joe Kennedy

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

WELLESLEY HILLS (December 29, 2015) – MassBay Community College is pleased to announce that student Jennifer Fox will be interning with Massachusetts Congressman Joe Kennedy’s Newton field office starting in January 2016.

“Jennifer’s commitment to civic engagement is admirable and perhaps the start of a great career in public service,” said MassBay Interim President Yves Salomon-Fernandez. “Who better to learn from than Congressman Kennedy. Jennifer can learn from the Kennedy legacy. The College is thrilled for Jennifer.”

Jennifer, who is a Liberal Arts major, will be assisting Kennedy’s staff with constituent service issues. She is a 2009 graduate of Hopkinton High School and a resident of Hopkinton. Jennifer recently graduated MassBay this December and she is currently applying to transfer to 4-year colleges and universities in the Washington D.C. area to study government and political science in the fall of 2016. Jennifer is excited to work in Congressman Kennedy’s field office and help residents living in her own district.

Rep. Kennedy represents the 4th district of Massachusetts.

MassBay Community College was recently ranked by the Brookings Institution as one of the top schools for value added and earned salaries in the workforce. Ranked #1 for 2-year colleges in Massachusetts, #2 in New England and ranked #16 nationally. The College’s facilities in Wellesley Hills, Framingham and Ashland house day, evening and weekend classes that meet the needs of degree-seeking students and career minded life-long learners. Online options provide convenience and allow faculty to facilitate the learning process. Since its founding in 1961, MassBay has been accredited by several governing bodies and strives to meet the needs of the diverse local communities it serves.