Internship Program

The Montgomery Housing Authority Internship Program

is suspended until further notice due to funding cuts.

The Montgomery Housing Authority (MHA), located in Montgomery, Alabama, offers an internship program to qualified undergraduate and graduate students interested in social services and government-related fields.

MHA established this program to give students practical field experience that complements academic study; to give students experience in an institution where they might work in the future; to allow students to determine the kinds of jobs they wish to find after graduation; and to provide students an opportunity to make contacts in the professional sphere where they will seek employment.

Since its creation in 1937, MHA has demonstrated expertise and capability in managing its public housing and assisted programs.  Through partnerships with community organizations, agencies and local governments, MHA provides housing and homeownership opportunities for low and moderate income persons and families. It takes a leadership role in providing programs and resources for residents that promote and encourage self-sufficiency, self-esteem and self-determination.  The mission of MHA is to “To create affordable, sustainable housing while improving the quality of life for families and encouraging independence”.

MHA’s internship program is designed to provide qualified undergraduate and graduate students experience in a governmentally regulated environment. The areas of study may include, but are not limited to:  Accounting, Public Administration, Property Management, Real Estate Development, Social Services and Human Resources.

All internships are in 480 hour increments (flexible time), unless other arrangements are made.  The Summer term generally runs from June to August; Fall term from September to December; and, Winter/Spring term from January to mid April.  The following is the deadline for the receipt of applications for each year: Summer – February 15th; Fall – June 30th; Winter/Spring – October 15th.