Intern with the Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities!

Intern with the Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities!

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. Location: Austin, Texas

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.

Internships are unpaid and are available to both college students and recent graduates.

Internships are typically part-time or 20 hours a week.

Summer Session dates:

SUMMER – June 1, 2016 – August 31, 2016 Deadline to apply: April 30, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 30, 2016. Applications submitted after April 30th may still be placed based upon availability.

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:

Other Divisions Placements are also available to students throughout the Governor’s Office. Placement dependent upon availability:
Communications Office
Budget, Planning and Policy
Committee on People with Disabilities
Criminal Justice
Economic Development and Tourism
Small Business
Business Research
International Business
Women’s Commission
Texas Tourism Office
Texas Film Commission
Texas Music Office
Texas Military Preparedness Commission
Governor’s Mansion
Human Resources
Legislative Office
Scheduling Office

For questions, please contact Kelly Griffin in Human Resources:
[email protected]
Human Resources

The Office of the Governor is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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