IT Application Developer Intern II

County of Henrico Department of Information Technology - Henrico County, VA


Job Title IT Application Developer Intern II
Location Henrico, VA, US
Organization Name County of Henrico Department of Information Technology
About Us
Henrico County, a progressive employer of choice, is offering internship opportunities for high school and college students to develop skills and experience relevant to their course of study. We are committed to creating challenging, meaningful, relevant work experiences for students. All internships will have specific learning goals identified by the student as being core to their academic and career development. The County will strive to ensure a balance between the intern's specific learning goals and the work that is required by the Department.

Established in 1611, Henrico County has deep historical roots. Henrico County borders the City of Richmond to the west, north and east and constitutes approximately a third of the Richmond metropolitan areas. Henrico County is among the top-rated counties in the nation and was one of the first localities to adopt the County Manager Form of Government. Citizens of Henrico County are represented by an elected Board of Supervisors representing five magisterial districts.

Henrico County General Government currently has more than 30 agencies. Department Heads are appointed by the County Manager, with the exception of the elected constitutional officers. Henrico County is an equal opportunity employer and, when you join us as an intern, you will be surrounded by fellow associates who come from all walks of life, all types of cultural backgrounds and all ages.

General Statement of Duties
Closing Date: This position closes on Monday, March 11, 2019.

Performs application development work, object-oriented programming, analysis and design, interface development, relational database design and development; performs related work as required.

Henrico County offers a variety of hands-on internships performing a variety of responsible tasks relevant to the assigned department. Internships may be available in many departments at various times throughout the year. For information on available internships check the job site frequently at For information on the operations and functions of each department click here:

Essential Duties
IT Application Developer Intern II: This paid internship is for the summer of 2019 for a current college student who will work with the APEX/Enterprise Application Team within our Information Technology Department. The intern will perform application development work, object-oriented programming, analysis and design, interface development, relational database design and development and perform related work as required.

Area of Study/Program: Student enrolled in a 2-year degree program in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Math, Business or related field, plus two years of relevant work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience;

Preferred: Student enrolled in a four-year degree program for Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Math, Business or a related field; Junior or senior preferred with course and/or experience in : Agile software development, Data modeling, PL/SQL, SQL, Java Script, HTML and Reporting tools.

Work Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm are core hours. Internship hours may vary. Interns could be scheduled to work up to 29 hours per week based on the assignment and the intern's availability. All internships are limited to a maximum of 29 hours per week.

Expected Start Date: May 13-28, 2019
Expected End Date: Flexible based on return to school date for the fall semester
Work Location: 4301 E. Parham Road, Henrico VA
Internship Status: This is a paid internship at a rate of $12.38 per hour

This internship position will be assigned to the Information Technology Department. The Intern may be assigned the following duties:

Performs design, development, testing, configuration, modification, and maintenance programming work on County-developed applications
Performs design, development and maintenance work creating relational database objects using object-oriented coding techniques
Evaluates, debuts, troubleshoots, and upgrades existing software systems
Works with other team members in a collaborative environment
Generates Statements of Work and design documentation
Develops reports and forms as required in system development
Gathers requirements including data, workflow, and business rules from end users for custom development and support

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent interpersonal skills, including excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse audience of County employees and citizens integral to the internship;
Excellent organization and research skills with the ability to collect and organize facts/tasks effectively;
Excellent attention to details;
Excellent knowledge of and familiarity with computer systems with demonstrated proficiency in the use of a personal computer and common software products (e.g. Word, Excel, Power Point);
Ability to work multitask and manage priorities;
Ability to work independently with general supervision and as a part of a team;
Ability to meet assigned deadlines
Course and or experience in: SQL, Procedure languages (examples PHP, VB, Python, PL/SQL), Relational databases (examples: Oracle, SQL-Server, MYSQL)
Critical thinking skills
Internships are intended to provide the intern with basic experiential exposure to a field of interest. The intern must bring a strong interest in the assigned department's mission and operations and be prepared to work in a fast-paced environment. The intern will receive training relevant to the assigned responsibilities and finish the internship having gained basic experience in various aspects of the operations of the assigned department as well as basic skills and industry knowledge. Internships may include extensive public contact. Internships may be an integral part of a team or may require the intern to work more independently. The intern will also learn how to work in a professional environment and have opportunities to network with department leaders and other professionals in the internship field.

Minimum Qualifications
Education: Pursuing a college degree in a field relevant to internship or post-secondary vocational/technical training in a trade or craft that is relevant to the internship; GPA of 3.0 or better; prefer a college student in the junior or senior year of the relevant degree program; recent college graduate of a two-year degree in Computer Science/Technology enrolled in an undergraduate level program;

Experience: Completion of courses in relevant degree or vocational/technical program; relevant job or volunteer experience;

Or: Any equivalent combination education and experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to the internship.

Additional Information
The application process requires you to include the following items:

Resume with two references listed and their contact information
Cover letter indicating why your are interested in this internship position and to indicate at least three learning goals related to the internship
Unofficial transcript with GPA and class listing
Interns are not entitled to a job at the completion of the internship. The internship is designed to benefit the intern with the knowledge and skills gained through experiences provided during the course of the internship.

A criminal history record check and fingerprinting is conducted on all persons conditionally offered employment (including as an intern), including a conditional offer of initial employment, or a conditional offer to promote, demote, or laterally transfer an employee.