2024 City of Houston Summer Jobs Program

Welcome to the City of Houston Summer Jobs Program! Each summer, city departments open their doors to provide opportunities for you to earn while you learn about what it takes to serve the residents of the nation’s 4th largest city.

The 2024 online application for City of Houston internships will open February 5th, with internships starting June 10th.

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To be eligible to participate in the program, you must be between the age of 16 and 24 by June 10, 2024 and reside within the City of Houston. Must be available to work 32 hours per week for 8 weeks.

The City of Houston is a great and interesting place to work. Opportunities will be available in a variety of City departments. Completing your application is your first step. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

It is important to know that more applicants will apply for the program than there are openings, so we cannot guarantee that you will receive an interview. Make sure that your application is complete and free of spelling errors and typos.

We encourage you to apply early, since application close on March 27!


Before You Begin The Online Application, Make Sure You Have:

  • The approximate dates of any previous employment.
  • Your correct social security number.
  • An email address. If you do not have an email address, please set one up and return to the application. You can get free email accounts through many services, such as GMail, Yahoo or Hotmail.
  • Phone numbers and/or email addresses for 2 references (preferably not family or friends).
  • Your response to each of the following questions should be at least 50 words. We recommend that you write your responses before starting the application.
    • - Why should you be selected for this work experience opportunity?
    • - What is the greatest challenge faced by youth your age in your community, and how can you help things get better?
    • - What are your career goals?

City internships are posted on the NeoGov application portal. All internship job titles begin with Seasonal Intern, followed by a functional job title. For example, Seasonal Intern – Pool Gate Attendant.

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Ready to Apply?

You can view all job postings on the NEOGOV website.
You can also view each individual posting listed below:

Note - Successful candidates will be required to pass a background check. Currently, masks are not required while on City property or conducting City business, but may be encouraged.

Department Information

611 Walker, 4th Floor
Houston, TX 77002