Intern / Seasonal

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


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
 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.


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.