DSHS Internships

The Summer 2021 Internship Application is open. You can view available internship descriptions below. Please click on the position title for a more detailed description of each role and its qualifications. We will continue to add available internships between now and the beginning of the Summer semester as DSHS offices assess its internship needs. 

Positions are open until filled and will be removed once a candidate has accepted the internship offer. If you have any questions, please email internships@dshs.texas.gov. Please check this page regularly for new project listings and updates. 

How to apply About DSHS Internships

Community Health Improvement

Title and Description Location Hours
 Oral Health Improvement (Health Promotion) Austin/Virtual  20 hrs/wk



Center for Health Statistics

Title and Description  Location Hours
 Data Dissemination and Visualization (Biostatistics/Epidemiology)Austin/Virtual  20 hrs/wk


Deputy Commissioner Division

 Title and Description Location Hours
 Digital Communications   Austin/Virtual15 - 25 hrs/wk 
 Data Analytics  Austin/Virtual20 - 25 hrs/wk 

 HIV Fiscal Monitoring  

Multiple Positions Available

Austin/Virtual 10 - 20 hrs/wk 

 Financial Analyst 

Multiple Positions Available

 Austin/Virtual 10 - 20 hrs/wk


Regional and Local Health Operations Division (RLHO)

 Title and Description Location Hours
 Texas Syndromic Surveillance (Epidemiology)Austin/Virtual  15 - 20 hrs/wk

 Vulnerable Populations and Facilities Taskforce (Epidemiology) 

Multiple Positions Available

 Austin/Virtual20 - 25 hrs/wk 

 Public Health Finance  

Multiple Positions Available

Austin/Virtual  10 - 20 hrs/wk
 Public Health Nursing   San Antonio/Some In-Person Work May Be Required  20 - 40 hrs/wk



 Worksite Wellness

Multiple Positions Available

San Antonio/Virtual  15 - 20 hrs/wk

 Immunizations Team 

Multiple Positions Available

Houston/Some In-Person Work Required 20 - 25 hrs/wk 



Last updated March 8, 2021