The mINiTERN Program is a partnership between companies and Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) that provides students with real-world business and problem solving skills.

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Are you interested in gaining real-world work experience?

Spring 2020 Semester Important Dates

  • Dec. 6:  Applications Open
  • Feb. 3:  Applications Close
  • Feb. 6:  Offers Sent to Students
  • Feb. 7:  Deadline to accept offers
  • Week of Feb 10th:  Program kick-off 
mINiTERN At-A-Glance

Apply to Projects

While Projects are hosted on a specific campus, any DCCCD student may apply to any project.

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Hunt Consolidated, Inc.

Team Meetings

  • Brookhaven College
  • Mondays 2:00 - 4:00

Past Projects

  • Economic impact of extreme weather
  • Using drones to improve transmission line evaluation
  • Customer strategies for reducing power usage
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UT Southwestern Medical Center

Team Meetings

  • Brookhaven College
  • Mondays 12:00 - 2:00

Potential Projects

  • Using Biotechnology to modify DNA in different disease-causing genes
  • Identify drugs that could target cancer cells for treatment
  • Stimulating cell growth and development in vitro
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City of Irving

Team Meetings

  • Cedar Valley College
  • Tuesdays 2:00 - 4:00
Potential Projects
  • Engineering/Smart Cities involving transportation, infrastructure, technological innovation, or urban planning. 
  • Environmental initiatives to support public outreach campaign or social media enhancement. 
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EJ Smith Construction 

Team Meetings

  • Brookhaven College
  • Wednesdays 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Potential Projects
  • Evaluate current software vs new software for transition from subcontractor to general contractor management 
  • Strategies for rightsizing the company by bringing technology in-house or outsourcing 
Dr. Jason Treadway
Strategic Initiatives

DCCCD Faculty and Staff

Interested in becoming a team advisor? Contact us today to discuss opportunities.

Benefits include: 

  • Professional Networking
  • Develop Strong Student Relationships
  • Guide Students Toward Their Career Goals