DSHS Internships

Thank you for your interest in DSHS internships.  The Spring 2023 internship application will be open through Friday, December 9th. You can find available internship positions on this page. You must apply through the online application to be considered. 

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

How to apply About DSHS Internships


Region and Local Health Operations

 Internship Title  Location Hours Per Week
 Worksite Wellness Temple 15 - 25
 Border Disease Surveillance El Paso 20 - 25



Community Health Improvement

 Internship Title Location Hours per Week
 Texas Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Remote or Austin 20 - 25



Infectious Disease Services

 Internship Title  Location Hours per Week
 HIV Prevention Remote  15 - 25


Health Disparities

 Internship Title  Location Hours per Week
 Community Conversations on Health Austin 10 - 20
 Research Remote or Austin  10 - 20
 Communications Remote or Austin 10 - 20



Operations and Public Health Support

 Internship Title  Location Hours per Week
 Workforce Training Center  Remote  15 - 20
 Digital Communications Remote or Austin 15 - 20
 Texas Public Health Fellowship Remote 15 - 20
 HIV Fiscal Monitoring Remote 10 - 20



Last updated November 28, 2022