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Internship Opportunities

These links can help as you search for your internship. While not a comprehensive list, this list represents many organizations where our students have interned in the past. 
Be sure and search on your own as well.

Texas State University

Political Science Internships
Political Science Department

Career Services
Texas State's Career Services office can help you prepare for an internship. Visit this site for resume and interviewing tips and lots of other useful information. You're also welcome to visit their office on campus.

International Internships
International Studies Department

Correspondence and Extension Office  
This office helps coordinate internships abroad. Scholarships are available.


Internship Aggregators

Texas Association of Non-Profit Organizations
Texas-specific list of non-profit organizations.
For internship listings, advice, and information on careers and internships.
Internship and career listings.


Texas Internships

If you want to do an internship in Texas state government, here's a place to start.  This site includes links to the legislature and executive agencies such as the Office of the Attorney General.  If you're matched with an office for an interview, be sure and read up on it here before you go.

Democratic Party of Texas

Republican Party of Texas

Texas Legislature

Office of the Attorney General. 
The Volunteer Internship Program

City of Austin

Hays County

Bexar County

City of San Marcos

San Marcos Chamber of Commerce.  Several students have interned here.

State of Texas--Employment

U.S. Senator John Cornyn. 
In addition to his Washington office, he has a district office in Austin.

Austin World Affairs Council

San Antonio World Affairs Council

National Internships

The Washington Center

Institute for Experiential Learning.  Washington Internships.

Information about student housing for interns in Washington.

United States House of Representatives.

United States Senate

Central Intelligence Agency.

U.S. Commerce Department
Austin and San Antonio local offices.

Presidential Management Intern Program

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities. 
Internships are multifaceted and funded; Hispanic heritage not required.

Dow Jones Newspaper Fund
Business reporting internships.


International Internships

American Institute for Foreign Study
Opportunities to work and study abroad.

Council for International Educational Exchange  
Information about international travel, work, and study.