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Database Analyst/Programmer Intern

Learn and Earn Internship Program
Boston Housing Authority
Database Analyst/Programmer Intern
Anticipated Start and End Dates:  Fall 2022 with possible extension
Remote or In Person:
In Person Internship- 52 Chauncy St, Boston, MA 20111
Hours Per Week: 20 – 40 hours per week
Work Schedule: To Be Determined           
Pay Rate and Travel Stipend:  $18/hour and one-time $240 travel stipend
Internship Class: If chosen for the internship, you will take the three credit INT-299 Learn and Earn internship course during fall semester (you pay for the course but if an internship course is not part of your program, we can try to see if a required course can be replaced but this is not always possible). 
Organization Overview
Boston Housing Authority (BHA) provides quality affordable housing for low-income families and individuals through the public housing and Section 8 rental assistance programs. BHA serves more than 58,000 of Boston's most vulnerable residents; including elderly, disabled, children and low-income families from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences. We foster vital communities that are essential to the city of Boston's economic diversity and way of life. As the largest housing provider in Boston, we bring stability, opportunity, and peace of mind to the thousands of low-income families we support – and to the city as a whole.
Job Description
The Database Analyst/Programmer position (“position”) will be working with BHA’s MS SQL operational and data warehouse databases. The position will be responsible for developing and maintaining extracts, transformations and loads into BHA’s data warehouse and/or reports. The position will work with the Information Systems team in providing data analytics to the MIS department’s various customers. Depending upon the candidate’s qualifications, the position will also work with the Information Systems team in developing web presentations of the Data in the form of web page presentations and reports.
Duties and Responsibilities
•            Develop and review the technical requirements for data ETL’s
•            Assist in the data warehouse storage strategies for the various data requirements of the BHA
•            Develop extract, translate, load (“ETL”) tasks on the operational and data warehouse databases
•            Develop data presentations based on the operational and data warehouse databases
•            Develop data maintenance applications as applicable
•            Assist the Data Analysts on the Information Systems team
•            Assist in various tasks as directed by the department’s Directors
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
•            Experience with Microsoft SQL Server (2016 and higher)
•            Experience in developing SQL Server objects
•            Experience in developing SQL code
•            Ability to speak and read English, does not have to be the primary language
•            Experience working with computers in a networked environment
o            knowledgeable of various components of a computer (i.e. computer, monitor, etc.)
o            have a basic understanding of a network
•            Experience working independently and with a team of other professionals
Additional Qualifications and Experience (optional)
•            Experience with data presentation platforms (i.e. Microsoft BI, Tableau)
•            Experience with Angular
•            Experience with Python
About the MIS Internship Program
The MIS Internship Program is designed around college’s and technical institute’s semesters. A potential candidate can hold an internship position for up to one year. A formal review will be done at the end of each semester. BHA will provide a college’s or institute’s internship documentation and requirements at that time. The internship program is a paid position at the BHA. A potential candidate can expect to learn various skills with regards to a large-scale, distributed-work-location MIS environment. The candidate can also expect to learn and build customer relationship management skills. Finally, the candidate can expect to gain experience and build proficiency in a computer technology field, both as an individual and as part of a team.
BHA is an equal opportunity employer. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. Thank you.
BHCC Vaccination Requirement:
In order to create a safe and inclusive environment for our students working in the field, BHCC is requiring:
·       All students who are doing in-person internships to BE VACCINATED AGAINST COVID19
·       Students seeking a medical or religious exemption may request an exemption at Exemptions and accommodations are not guaranteed.
To Apply:
Follow these steps on Handshake (BHCC’s career platform):
  1. Log into your Handshake account using BHCC email and password: 
  2. On the left sidebar follow the “Jobs” link
  3. Scroll down until you see “Label” - select the drop-down menu
  4. Click on “Add Label”
  5. Type in “learn and earn internship”
●      This will filter through all of the positions available and show you any Learn and Earn internships that are open to apply for. 
●      You can select each internship position to read the job description and you can apply by uploading your resume. 
●      Once your resume is uploaded a Learn and Earn Internship Coordinator will contact you about your application. 
Katie Colello - Learn and Earn Coordinator ● Office: B-101E ● 617-936-1943 ●