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🚀 Internship

Harris County Leadership Internship Program (HCLIP) Intern

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Harris County

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6d ago

🚀 Summer Internship

Houston

AI generated summary

  • Applicants for the Harris County Leadership Internship Program must be actively enrolled students in a college, university, or dual credit program, having accumulated a minimum of 12 credits towards a degree. They should have an interest in leadership development, community, and public service, as well as skills in organizing and program planning. Strong communication and collaboration abilities are essential, along with the ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks. Additionally, candidates should possess general knowledge and skills relevant to their desired internship track.
  • The candidate will research policies, engage with residents, utilize multimedia tools, apply scientific methods, analyze data, implement senior programs, educate and support children, and perform other assigned duties as part of the Harris County Leadership Internship Program.

Summer Internship

Government & Politics•Houston

Description

  • Harris County, Commissioner Precinct One is looking for Summer 2024 Interns for the Harris County Leadership Internship Program (HCLIP). HCLIP provides internship opportunities for young adults interested in leadership development, community, and public service careers. As a Public Service Intern through HCLIP, you will immerse yourself in local government programs, policies, and issues as you build professional skills for your future career. This is a full-time, in-person position located in Harris County, TX. The program runs from June to August 2024.

Requirements

  • Education:
  • Applicants must be actively enrolled as students for the ongoing academic year (Fall 2023 and Spring 2024) in a college, university, or dual credit program, having accumulated a minimum of 12 credits towards a degree.
  • Additionally, individuals on academic probation are not eligible.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Interest in leadership development, community, and public service.
  • Skills in organizing and/or program planning.
  • Ability to interact with various stakeholders and community members using either written or verbal methods.
  • Ability to follow direction and work in collaboration with all levels of management, staff, and other departments.
  • Maintain a consistent professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks to meet goals and objectives.
  • General knowledge and skills relevant to your desired Internship Track(s)

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Government & Politics

Responsibilities

  • Policy & Research Track:
  • Research and analyze policies in Texas and nationally to align with the priorities of the host office or official.
  • Provide research support, memo writing and help identify best practices.
  • Community Affairs Track:
  • Implement responsive public service by engaging residents and stakeholders on policy issues.
  • Communicate policy priorities though inclusive messaging.
  • Communications & Marketing Track:
  • Utilize multimedia tools to convey important messages to residents and stakeholders.
  • Copy writing, editing, press relations and social media.
  • Forensics Track:
  • Apply chemistry, biology and scientific methods skills to assist the Harris County Medical Examiner and Law Enforcement in analysis.
  • Provide data that could solve criminal cases and offer resolution for victims and their families.
  • Potentially, review evidence that could exonerate the wrongfully accused.
  • Technology & Data Analysis Track:
  • Use coding, technical and cloud-based programs to support operations.
  • Manage database, significant data, provide analysis or graphics.
  • Senior Programs (Adults 50+) Track:
  • Implement educational programs and recreation to keep seniors active and engaged in their community.
  • Support event set-up, information gathering and provide a social outlet for seniors.
  • Youth Education:
  • Support, nurture and teach children ages 5 to 12 in summer enrichment.
  • Engage in sports, games, recreation, outdoor learning, conservation, field trips, core academic support and/or creative arts and fun with youth.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Application deadline

Mar 31, 2024

Location

Houston