Opportunities

Internship Opportunity 

Analyst’s Office Spring 2023 Internship Opportunity.
Every semester the Analyst’s Office hosts an internship for students interested in public policy issues. Applicants interested in the Spring 2023 internship should submit a cover letter and resume to Amber Weed, amber.weed@ccao.hctx.net. In the cover letter, the candidate should address how working in the Harris County Analyst’s Office will support their academic and/or career goals.

All applications should be submitted by Friday, January 20, 2023, directly by the candidate. Interviews will be held virtually January 23 – January 26. A decision will be made by Friday, January 27. The tentative start date is Monday, January 30, 2023.

About the Position: The intern should expect to join an existing project team to contribute research, data analysis, and/or written analysis to an ongoing project. The intern will be acknowledged in all completed publications on which the intern makes significant contributions. The position is unpaid. The expectation would be for a minimum of 8 hours of work per week for the term of the internship. The internship may be entirely remote or hybrid (a combination of in-person and remote work).

Qualifications: Candidates may be current students satisfying a program requirement, or 2023 graduates. The qualifying candidate needs to be interested in public policy, a self-starter, and able to jump in on projects in varying policy areas (e.g., health, environment, economic, etc.). The qualifying candidate should be comfortable with and capable of working remotely while still meeting project deadlines. Strong writing skills are a necessity.