An internship or co-op in the Boston area provides so much more than just professional experience.  

Mount Ida

The team at the Mount Ida campus is excited to match student interests with our premiere Boston-area employer partners for internships, and more!

There’s also the experience of city living, filled with action, excitement and opportunities. Of course, you also have to consider the cost and the commute. That’s why you should start thinking about living on-campus at the Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst, located in Newton. 

If you’re currently a UMass undergraduate or graduate student, not only will you get a great rate on a single or shared air-conditioned room, but also free transportation to the MBTA Green Line, access to our complimentary fitness center, fun activities, and even free parking! 

Take advantage of the Mount Ida Campus today. 


  • Beautiful 75-acre campus nestled in the City of Newton 
  • Convenient to downtown Boston and surrounding suburbs  
  • Ample free parking  
  • Transportation from campus to MBTA (Green Line)  
  • Spacious air-conditioned single and double rooms  
  • Fitness center and recreational opportunities available on campus  
  • UMass Dining Service 


Students will register for internship/practicum course credits either via UMass 298Y or through your major-appropriate internship/practicum course offerings. 


Housing options on the Mount Ida Campus include New Hall, a modern, air-conditioned residence, and Malloy Hall, a suite-style residence.  


For more information, contact Jenny Reynolds, Mt Ida Director of Campus Career Programming, at or 617-243-1119. 


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