|Internship Program - Summer 2023|
Company: WA State Department of Social and Health Services
Location: Olympia, WA
Employment Type: Temporary
Date Posted: 02/04/2023
Expire Date: 04/04/2023
Job Categories: Other / General
Internship Program - Summer 2023|
DSHS’s Office of the Secretary (OOS) Internship Program is open to all qualified college students to learn, grow, and start a meaningful, rewarding career!
$17.79 per hour, telework options available!
Our paid summer 2023 Internship Program is designed for you to apply your classroom knowledge to a professional, on-the-job learning experience. Seeing the business side firsthand, you will explore career interests and develop and build a professional network of resources across DSHS business units. You will enjoy collaborating with a knowledgeable and professional team while working on exciting projects that encourage innovation in a fast-paced environment.
We are confident that the experience learned from your internship will fortify your resolve to serve to your ability. Prior internships have included exposure to social work at behavioral health hospitals; data management and research at Community Service Offices; program development for a variety of vulnerable populations; IT support; internal and external marketing campaigns and fiscal analysis.
We value creative ideas, diverse perspectives, and inclusive environments, and offer a hybrid or remote work schedule depending on the business need. Join us for a 10-week paid summer internship. Your contribution to the team will help in Transforming Lives!
The DSHS Summer Program runs from May 30, 2023 - August 11, 2023; or June 12, 2023 - August 25, 2023. We invite you to visualize doing meaningful work as part of our team and making a difference in the communities we serve in the state of Washington!
Who should apply?
Students with enrollment in good standing in a post-secondary college, university, or specialized technical or trade school with evidence of continued good standing for the upcoming academic year, and full-time (40 hours/per week) availability during the summer.
Interest in and/or devotion to public service and helping others
Ability and willingness to work in diverse and inclusive environments
Ability to provide accurate and clear communication, both written and verbal
Strong organizational and collaboration skills with the ability to multi-task and meet established deadlines
Contact Name: Jenny Bastrom
Phone Number: 3607255848
Contact Email: email@example.com
At Washington state’s largest agency, we work to transform the lives of the 2.5 million people we serve each year. Our 16,500 employees engage daily with the state’s most vulnerable residents. We are known for our innovative approaches to social services and our strong belief we can accomplish our mission only through strong partnerships with communities and solid government-to-government relationships with Native American tribes. We envision a state in which all people are healthy, safe and supported and taxpayer resources are safeguarded. We value honesty and integrity, open communication, pursuit of excellence, diversity and inclusion and commitment to service. We are nationally recognized for our services to adults and children with a wide range of needs, including long-term care, behavioral health assistance; child and family support; juvenile and adult rehabilitation; and employment, food and cash assistance. Our offices are located throughout the state, which is known for its affordable, safe communities and unparalleled recreation, cultural and educational opportunities.