The Learning Curve: How Internships Can Revive A New Generation

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About Orlando Pacheco

Orlando Pacheco has served as Lancaster Town Administrator since March of 2005. Prior to serving as Town Administrator, Mr. Pacheco served as Aide to Mayor David T. Hildt of Amesbury Massachusetts. Mr. Pacheco has also served in various capacities with the Town of Andover and the US Social Security Administration.Orlando has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and a Master of Public Administration from the University of New Hampshire at Durham. Mr. Pacheco is a recipient of the Bronze and Silver Congressional Award and is a 2 time Ronald E. McNair Scholar.Orlando is a member of the Massachusetts Managers Association, and serves as a management representative on the Massachusetts Municipal Association’s Energy and Environmental Policy Committee. He was also one of Governor Deval Patrick’s Appointee’s to the Regionalization Advisory Commission, established by the State Legislature.


The Learning Curve: How Internships Can Revive A New Generation

Posted on June 2nd, by Orlando Pacheco in Career Advice, on the job, Trends. No Comments

In August of 2002, I was somewhat unsure of the direction I was going to take my career, and my life.  I had recently graduated from the University of New Hampshire with my MPA.  I had also just completed my work study program with the Social Security Administration.  Not sure what local government had to … Read More »