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Finding an Internship

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Getting Started

A great place to start your internship search is on Jobs4Cats (also known as Handshake), a job search tool that is only available to Texas State students and alumni.

Thousands of employers post part-time jobs, internships, and full-time jobs in Jobs4Cats – all with the purpose of recruiting Texas State Bobcats.

Welcome Comm Studies Interns

Below are some great resources to help you on your way to finding and securing your dream internship!

Get Started With Jobs for Cats

  1. Click this Link.
  2. Select Texas State University Sign On and log in using your NetID and password (same login as your Bobcat Mail)
  3. Answer a few account preference questions, create your profile, and begin your internship search!

Why Jobs for Cats?

  1.     Search for part-time jobs, internships and full-time job opportunities locally and across the U.S.
  2.     Learn about career fairs and events (both virtual and on-campus)
  3.     Explore the Q&A section on Jobs4Cats to see responses from real professionals about common career questions

Other Internship Resources

Career Services

You can set up an appointment with an advisor to discuss requirements and eligibility for Internships. You can set up an appointment through Career Services.


Utilizing Your Own Social Network

Networking

Ask your family and friends who they know in the communication field and reach out to them to have a conversation about what they do and ask for advice on seeking out internships.

Social Media and Employer Outreach

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Utilize job internship postings on popular career websites like these: Linkedin.com, Indeed.com, Idealist.com, Glassdoor.com, USAjobs.gov, Simplyhired.com, Alumnicentral.com.


Contacting Employers Directly

Employers

Go directly to the website of organizations you would like to intern for and see if they have postings or contact them directly to ask about internship opportunities.