Summer 2015 TIP Closing Ceremonies

Posted on Aug 14, 2015 in slider, TIP Blog
Summer 2015 TIP Interns with Governor Ige.

The Summer 2015 TIP cohort closed out their summer in grand ceremonies held in Governor Ige’s offices at the State Capitol today, Aug. 14, 2015.

OFFICE OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT & TECHNOLOGY

DAVID Y. IGE
GOVERNOR

TODD NACAPUY
CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

PHOTO RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Aug. 14, 2015

Students Work Alongside State Innovators in Award-Winning ‘Transformation Internship Program’

HONOLULU – Upon the completion of the state’s Transformation Internship Program (TIP) summer 2015 session, Gov. David Y. Ige recognized participants in a ceremony held today at the Hawaii State Capitol.

The Office of Information Management and Technology (OIMT) launched the nationally recognized program in partnership with the state Department of Human Resources Development in spring 2013. TIP provides Hawaii undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to work alongside innovators within state government and gain hands-on experience in a wide range of areas. Students work collaboratively in teams to advance transformation initiatives.

Paperless project interns.

Paperless Project interns — State interns Jaron Kuriyama and Jennylyn Tapat summarize for Gov. David Ige and OIMT IT Operations Officer Jim Miwa the students’ contribution to a Department of Health “paperless” project.

This semester’s participants worked on various IT projects with the Departments of Agriculture; Business, Economic Development and Tourism; Health; and Public Safety; as well as OIMT and the State Procurement Office. Projects ranged from paperless initiatives, to database modernization, to program management process training.

In 2014, TIP earned national recognition as the StateScoop “State IT Program of the Year,” an award which honors influential IT programs that have led to cost savings, efficiencies and partnerships between agencies.

Blaine’s photos from today can be seen at:

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Media Contact:

Keith DeMello
Senior Communications Manager
Office of Information Management and Technology
Phone: (808) 586-1920, ext. 325
Mobile: (808) 594-3645
keith.demello@hawaii.gov
oimt.hawaii.gov