Careers at MHA
In an effort to offer superior service to our clients, we invest substantially in the professional growth and development of our team. At MHA we are focused on exemplifying our underlying values of integrity, trust, leadership, progress and customer service both externally and internally.
We are committed to finding and developing a MHA Team that embraces and permeates our mission and core values throughout the local community.
MHA INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
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”.
Internships are offered in the following career fields:
- Real Estate Development
- Public Administration
- Social Services
- Property Management
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.
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