Employment OpportunitiesPeople who work at the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health share a passion for promoting mental health in Texas. Every employee is a valued member of the team and plays an important role in carrying out the foundation’s mission, from grant making to policy work to public education. Foundation staff are employed by The University of Texas at Austin. If you have questions about employment opportunities or the application process, contact Kimberly Zabaneh, Human Resources, (512) 475-7056.
Staff Employment Opportunities
Opening: Policy Fellow
Description: Associate will assist foundation program staff in policy-related initiatives designed to generate mental health policies that improve the mental health and wellness of Texans. Associate will receive mentorship from colleagues with expertise in policy and mental health.
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Student Employment Opportunities
The foundation periodically hires graduate and undergraduate students for a variety of assignments, such as supporting operations and assisting program development and research.
Graduate Assistants: The Hogg Foundation occasionally hires graduate students as research assistants. Hours are flexible and work may be done off-site, depending on the assignment. Tasks may range from researching emerging issues in mental health policy to tracking mental health-related legislation and regulations. Applicants must attend The University of Texas at Austin.
Undergraduate Work/Study: The Hogg Foundation hires undergraduate students at The University of Texas at Austin to perform clerical office duties. Check the Hire A Longhorn Job Bank for positions.
Graduate Summer Positions: The Hogg Foundation hires law, public affairs and social work graduate students for eight-week, paid summer positions. Students are assigned projects that deepen their knowledge and understanding of mental health policy while assisting the foundation in fulfilling its mission and goals. Applicants must attend The University of Texas at Austin. (No current openings.)
Graduate Semester Internships for Course Credit: Internship opportunities are available to current law, public affairs and social work graduate students for course credit to deepen students' knowledge and understanding of mental health policy while assisting the foundation in fulfilling its mission and goals. Registration for course credit must be coordinated by students through their respective school's internship program. Applicants must attend The University of Texas at Austin. (No current openings.)
The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health is in the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at The University of Texas at Austin. The university is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran’s status, or sexual orientation.