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The Office of Talent & Innovation’s UT System Internship (UTSI) is a paid 10-week program that dovetails project-based work experience with robust professional development, mentoring and opportunities for self-reflection.

 

Applications for Summer 2022 are now closed.

 

 


 

Summer 2022 Positions

Department Intern Position
Academic Affairs Academic Affairs Intern - Data Curation and Analysis
Academic Affairs Academic Affairs Intern - ElevateTXed
CIO Tech Information Services Intern - Infrastructure (2)
CIO Tech Information Services Intern - Application Development
Communications and Media Relations Communications Intern
Controller - Business Administration Data Visualization Graduate Intern
Controller - Financial Shared Services Finance and Data Analytics Intern
Governmental Relations Legislative Intern
Information Security Communications Intern
Information Security Information Security Intern - Security Operations Center (3)
Information Security Information Security Intern - Systemwide CANCELLED
Institutional Research and Analysis Research and Reporting Intern (3)
Systemwide Compliance Records and Information Management Graduate Intern
Systemwide Compliance Title IX (Sexual Misconduct Prevention) Graduate Intern
Talent and Innovation Human Resources Intern (2)
Talent and Innovation Talent and Innovation Graduate Intern
Talent and Innovation Talent and Innovation Undergraduate Intern
Talent and Innovation Texas Venture Connect (TVC) and Tech Transfer Intern
Texas Medical and Dental Schools Application Services Communications Intern
Texas Medical and Dental Schools Application Services Software Developer Intern (2)

 

Summer 2022 Key Dates

Application Deadline March 1, 2022
Interviews March 7-25, 2022
Start Date May 31, 2022
End Date August 5, 2022

 

Program Goals:

  • Contribute to UT student career development & success through real work experience.
  • Develop collaboration skills for a diverse, multi-generational workforce.
  • Offer hands-on experience in the student’s field/function of study.
  • Provide a safe environment for professional development.

 

Eligibility:

  • All applicants must be currently enrolled at one of the 13 University of Texas institutions
  • Undergraduate Students: Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate program and have successfully completed at least TWO academic semesters of undergraduate coursework.
  • Graduate Students: Applicants must be enrolled in a graduate program and have successfully completed at least ONE academic semester of graduate coursework.
  • International Student Interns: International applicants who will meet all U.S. work eligibility requirements by the start date of the program are welcome to apply. Consult with your institution’s international office regarding work eligibility.
  • UTSI Alumni: Previous interns are welcome to apply.
  • May graduates and post docs are not eligible.

 

Program Requirements:

  • Professional Development Program (PDP): PDP sessions take place every Tuesday from 1-2:30PM. PDP sessions are MANDATORY. Students who will be taking classes or have other work/academic obligations at this time during the program dates should not apply.
  • Residency: All interns, including those working remotely, must reside in the state of Texas for the duration of the program.

 

Contact: UTSI@utsystem.edu


For Summer 2021, UTSI expanded to provide internship and law clerkship positions to a cohort of 30 including both undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at UT and law school partner institutions.

2021 Summer Interns

Summer 2021 Interns & Law Clerks

Samantha
Samantha Acuña - UT Austin, School of Law
Law Clerk, Office of General Counsel

Collaborated and researched to develop resolutions for legal matters that impact the UT System and its 13 institutions.

Micaela
Micaela Alvarado - UT Austin
Research & Reporting Undergraduate Intern, Office of Institutional Research & Analysis

Created a communication visualization project using Power BI focusing on student employment.

Isabella
Isabella Anzaldua - UT San Antonio
Academic Affairs Intern - Policy, Academic Affairs

Researched best practices and policies to better serve transfer students in the UT System.

Joshua
Joshua Anzaldua - UT San Antonio
Project Coordinator Intern - Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium (TCMHCC), Office of Health Affairs

Assessed current and emerging mental health services in Texas and brainstormed potential avenues Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium (TCMHCC) and other stakeholders can take to address youth suicide prevention.

Diana
Diana Cervantes - UT Austin
Academic Affairs Intern – ElevateTXEd, Office of Academic Affairs

Prepared a program master calendar for the 2021-2022 academic school year for ElevateTXEd.

Melissa
Melissa Chan - UT Health San Antonio
Project Coordinator Intern - Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies (TCHMB), Office of Health Affairs

Created stakeholder engagement survey, interpreted data, and presented findings to the executive committee for the Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies.

Jose
Jose Granados - UT Austin
Information Security Intern, Information Security Office

Created an Office of Information Security Documentation Guide and developed streamlined solutions for mitigating alerts and other security risks.

Sumaiya
Sumaiya Hassan - UT Tyler
Data Visualization & Communication Intern, Office of Institutional Research & Analysis

Created Strategic Data Dissemination and Communications plan for the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis based on key stakeholder data collected from across UT System, UT System health institutions, and UT System academic institutions.

Samer
Samer Hijjazi - UT Arlington
Talent & Innovation Associate, Office of Talent & Innovation

Developed a method to algorithmically match-make Ph.D. students with Ph.D.-trained professionals for the Career Exploration Network event.

Jonathan
Jonathan Hinojos - UT El Paso
Communications Intern, Information Security Office

Created a 12-month cybersecurity awareness campaign to educate users on information security for work and personal use.

Bryan
Bryan Jennings - UT Dallas
Information Security Intern, Information Security Office

Managed “Phish ER” by Know Be 4 and collaborated to reduce spamming by making policy changes in the UT System.

Mitul
Mitul Kachhla - UT Arlington
Business Intelligence Intern, Shared Information Services

Developed reports and test dashboards, graphs, and key performance indicators and assisted with unit testing and migration of break fixes in ODI 11g and 12c.

Esad
Esad Kopru - UT Dallas
ERP Access Control Intern, Shared Information Services

Developed C# scripts to automate PeopleSoft audit reports.

Hilton
Hilton Le - UT San Antonio
Tech Information Services Intern, Office of the CIO

Planned and launched a booking page for short-term loaning of laptops to establish accurate equipment custody and provide metrics for more effective asset management.

Mallika
Mallika Mainali - UT Tyler
Tech Information Services Intern, Office of the CIO

Created an MS Teams chatbot using Power Virtual Agent and Bot Framework Composer that gave information about remote access options and other common IT-related issues.

Sandra
Sandra Montalvo - UT Tyler
Financial Analyst Intern, Office of the Controller

Developed a departmental onboarding guide to better integrate new hires into their respective departments after HR Onboarding.

Elizabeth
Elizabeth Palau - UT Dallas
Human Resources Intern, Office of Talent & Innovation

Organized relevant research to help streamline a more efficient recruiting and sourcing process that will promote UT System’s values of inclusivity and diversity among its workforce.

Tarun
Tarun Punhani - UT Dallas
Portal Administrator Intern, Shared Information Services

Developed automated test scripts for PeopleSoft pillars such as Human Capital Management, Finance, and Campus Solutions using Telerik Studio.

Ruben
Ruben Romero - UT Austin
Financial Analyst Intern, Office of the Controller

Created a departmental onboarding guide for Financial Shared Services.

Kartikey
Kartikey Sharma - UT Arlington
Information Security Intern, Information Security Office

Worked on security classification of different data types for third-party vendors to help employees understand what information is confidential and not to be disclosed publicly.

Ashney
Ashney Shelly - Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Law Clerk, Office of General Counsel

Researched whether non-tenured faculty members are afforded the same due process procedures as tenured faculty.

Alexandra
Alexandra Smith-Macias - UT Rio Grande Valley
Undergraduate Innovation Intern, Office of Talent & Innovation

Developed and assisted programming efforts for the UTS Internship program and the Career Exploration Network.

Chirag
Chirag Soni - UT Arlington
Tech Information Services Intern, Office of the CIO

Scanned in-house applications for security vulnerabilities using Burpsuite and helped developers resolve them to ensure information security.

Emmalyn
Emmalyn Terracciano - UT San Antonio
Research & Reporting Graduate Intern, Office of Institutional Research & Analysis

Collected and analyzed qualitative data from UT System administration and institution stakeholders to ensure a highly collaborative data environment.

Makayla
Makayla Vasek - UT Austin
Communications Intern, Office of Communications & Media Relations

Monitored news across the 13 UT institutions for daily distribution of the internal company newsletter, copywriting news releases and created a 5-week Intern Spotlight social media campaign.

Emily
Emily Willcott - UT Medical Branch
Graduate Innovation Intern, Office of Talent & Innovation

Created a portfolio of career trajectories for PhDs/postdocs at UT System health institutions, developed an academic research proposal for Army Futures Command and assisted with the Career Exploration Network operations.

Kayla
Kayla Wong - UT Austin
Academic Affairs Intern - Administration, Office of Academic Affairs

Developed cloud-based solutions to address the needs and challenges of the Office of Academic Affairs.

Zachary
Zachary Zurita - UT Austin
Human Resources Intern, Office of Talent & Innovation

Audited and analyzed UT System new employee application data to create and propose unique diversity and inclusion initiatives.


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