College Intern - Strategy

Requisition Number:  6338
Pay Rate:  20.00

Houston, TX, US

Category:  Internships

Basic Function

Professional learning experience in the Office of Strategy where an undergraduate or graduate student participant gains practical work experience in the following areas:  Geographic Information Systems (GIS), data analytics, data science, business intelligence, grant writing, data gathering and analysis, systems engineering, process development, and management system development. Internships begin with orientation in June and conclude in early August. Specific duties vary depending on the assigned department and business need. Performs duties in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with all applicable rules and safety procedures.

Responsibilities and Specific Duties

  • Contributing to departmental goals and objectives   
  • Suggests solutions to business issues and challenges.
  • Attends and participates in meetings.
  • Assists in functional and/or business analytics.
  • Gathers and scrubs data for analysis and reports.
  • Assists with client consulting and support.
  • Assists with writing grants, procedures guide, presentations, training materials, etc.
  • Contributes to a collaborative atmosphere.
  • Provides excellent customer service to METRO internal and external customers.
  • Promotes safety awareness and follows safety procedures to reduce or eliminate accidents.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Education Requirement

Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program or a recent graduate (within 1 year).

Years & Experience Required

Currently enrolled in an accredited education institution and have successfully completed 24 credit hours.  GPA of 2.7 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Knowledge & Skills Required

Degree program relative to intern assignments, such as Finance, Business, Marketing, etc.

Additional Information

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas has a zero tolerance drug and alcohol policy for all employees. All internal and external applicants will be required to undergo drug testing before employment and will be subject to further drug and/or alcohol testing throughout their employment.

Further, employees who perform safety-sensitive functions will submit to drug and/or alcohol testing in accordance to the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulatory requirements.

We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Houston