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Director of State Policy

Position: 1015 Data Management Intern

Team: Data Management Collaborative

Location: Durham, NC

Dates: May 18th-July 24th

Desired Major(s): Computer Science, related

Education Level: Graduate preferred, undergraduate may be considered

About Self-Help:

Self-Help is a community development lender founded in 1980 that creates and protects ownership and economic opportunity for all, especially minority, women-headed, rural and low-wealth families through home and small business lending. It has provided over $6 billion in financing to help more than 75,000 low-wealth borrowers buy homes, start and build businesses, and strengthen community resources across the country. Self-Help's affiliate, the Center for Responsible Lending, researches and advocates for state and national legislation to address predatory lending practices and policies.

Internship Program:

Self-Help offers a 10 week summer internship program that is designed to give students valuable experience in a professional setting while broadening their knowledge of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI's). Along with each specific intern project, the intern will participate in a series of brownbag lunches to learn more about Self-Help and the Community Development industry as a whole. Interns will also be given the opportunity to network with one another and other Self-Helpers through a variety of planned events.

Internship Description:

The Data Management Intern will work to develop enhancements to Self-Help's data warehouse. This includes:

• Adding new fields/tables to the database

• Importing new data sources into the database

• Designing and developing reports to query the database

• Writing web forms to allow self-service manipulation of the data


• Programming skills

• Database development skills (preferable MS SQL Server)

• Experience with SQL

• HTML, PHP, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS, and GIS mapping skills and/or experience is desired


12/hour for undergrad student, 14/hour for grad student

Application Instructions:

Please submit a thoughtful cover letter describing why you are interested in this internship and a resume to internships@self-help.org with the internship title as the subject by February 27th.

Self-Help is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, class, age, religion, disability that can be accommodated, marital status, ancestry, nationality, family status or sexual orientation.