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Finding an Internship

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.

 

Getting Started

  • Visit: https://txstate.joinhandshake.com/
  • Select “Texas State University Sign On” and log in using your NetID and password (same login as your Bobcat Mail)
  • Answer a few account preference questions, create your profile, and begin your internship search!

 

You can use Jobs4Cats to:

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

 

If you have any questions or trouble accessing Jobs4Cats, contact Career Services at 512.245.2645 or careerservices@txstate.edu

 

Other Internship Resources

  • Set up an appointment to meet with the College of Fine Arts and Communication Career Advisor through Career Services.  
  • Utilize your network. 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.
  • 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.
  • Utilize job internship postings on popular career websites like these: Linkedin.com, Indeed.com, Idealist.com, Glassdoor.com, USAjobs.gov, Simplyhired.com, Alumnicentral.com.
  • Create a LinkedIn account and start reaching out to Texas State alumni. Bobcats love helping other Bobcats.