Intern / Seasonal

Harris County
Part Time $15 Per hour TX Harris County Precinct 2, 1001 Preston St #924, Houston, TX 77002, United States
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Overview

Intern / Seasonal (Temporary Agency) General Summary:

The Harris County Precinct 2 Commissioners Office (HCP2CO) Step-Up Internship Program provides high school seniors and current college students with the opportunity to earn as they learn while serving the citizens of Precinct 2 as well as other areas in Harris County.

The internship program will include problems that are both challenging and complex as well as serve in areas that have a positive impact on the residents, employees, and visitors of Harris County Precinct 2. The internship will run from June 10th, 2024 to August 9th, 2024.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist with day to day tasks and projects as assigned by supervisors or team members
  • Support in the creation and/or editing of documents, presentation, or reports
  • Attend meeting, take notes, and contribute ideas or insights when appropriate
  • Assist with data entry, organization, and analysis using spreadsheets or databases
  • Provide general administrative support, such as scheduling meetings, answering phones or organize files
  • Collaborate with team members on special projects or initiatives
  • Learn and utilize relevant software or tools necessary for the role
  • Participate in training sessions, workshops, or professional development activities offered by the organization 

Harris County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  https://hrrm.harriscountytx.gov/Pages/EqualEmploymentOpportunityPlan.aspx
 If you need special services or accommodations, please call (713) 274-5445 or email .
 
 This position is subject to a criminal history check. Only relevant convictions will be considered and, even when considered, may not automatically disqualify the candidate.

Requirements

Internship Requirements:

  • Be 18 years old at the time of application submission
  • Be a high school senior or currently enrolled in a college/university or in a trade / technical program.
Additional Internship Information:
  • Note: These positions will be hired through a contract vendor and not Harris County.
    The internship will run from June 10th, 2024 to August 9th, 2024.
  • Available departments include:  
    • Information Technology
    • Educational & Recreational Programming
    • Community Relations
    • Human Resources & Safety
    • Purchasing and Finance
    • Legislative Policy
    • Public Health Services
    • Development (Grants)
    • Communications
    • Veteran Services
    • Engineering
    • Public Works and others Departments
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Work in a cooperative manner to achieve goals set by the Workforce Division staff or the field supervisor.
  • Ability to answer and direct phone calls in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Advanced computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite with the ability to learn new systems as needed.
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with all levels of management, staff, and other departments as well as a diverse group of constituents.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work.
  • Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor at all times.  
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Maintain discretion and confidentiality.



NOTE: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge, and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation but ONLY information stated on the application will be used for consideration. "See Resume" will not be accepted for qualifications.

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