Intern

Offered By: 
Texas Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities
Job Location: 
Austin
Salary: 
Unpaid
Job Description: 
The Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities (GCPD) is offering a summer internship for students wanting to gain experience in the field of disabilities. Duties may include: • Research for policy development in the Committee’s issue areas of accessibility, communications, education, emergency management, health, housing, recreation, transportation, veterans, and workforce • Assisting staff with interim study on disability transportation, and compiling ADA coordinator information across the state • Performing support work for programs areas • Assisting with special projects The Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities (GCPD) recommends changes in disability policies and programs in the areas of accessibility, communication, education, emergency preparedness, health, housing, recreation, transportation, veterans and workforce. The Committee also supports a network of committees on people with disabilities, issues awards to promote greater awareness, and promotes compliance with disability related laws. Students studying disability-related fields or related academic majors are strongly encouraged to apply.
Application Instructions: 
How to Apply: Interested students must submit a Texas Governor's Internship Program application and resume to human resources. Applications and instructions on how to apply can be found on the Office of the Governor website: http://governor.state.tx.us/employment/fellowships/ Fall internship dates: September 18th - December 31st Students studying disability-related fields or related academic majors are strongly encouraged to apply. Internships are unpaid and are available to both college students and recent graduates. Internships are typically part-time or 20 hours a week.
Degree Status: 
Current Student
Contact Information: 
For questions please contact Kelly Griffin in Human Resources: Kelly.griffin@gov.texas.gov Human Resources 512.463.6244 The Office of the Governor is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Type of Internship: 
State Agency
Posted By: 
Kelly Griffin
Expiration Date: 
Thursday, October 5, 2017