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Internships: Austin

3M (Austin)

Position: Supply Chain Department Intern; Supply Chain Outsourcing Department Intern
About: 3M is a diversified technology company with a worldwide presence in the following markets: consumer and office; display and graphics; electro and communications; health care; industrial and transportation; and safety, security and protection services.

360 Training (Austin)

Position: Marketing Intern; Real Estate Marketing Intern; Finance Intern, Technical Skills & Safety Intern; Information Technology Intern, Business Operations Intern
  360training services over 1500 e-learning partners who together have trained more than 3 million users worldwide. Their integrated strategy of technology, content and service helps organizations and professionals in a wide range of industries best manage career, compliance and certification needs

Attorney General of Texas: Child Support Division (Austin)

Positions: Child Support Intern; Child Support Litigation Intern; Administrative Intern
 The Attorney General’s Child Support Division has a responsibility to assist parents in obtaining the financial support necessary for children to grow up and succeed in life. To encourage parental responsibility, the Attorney General establishes paternity of children, establishes court orders for financial and medical support and vigorously enforces support orders. The Attorney General promotes the emotional involvement of both parents in the life of the child by working with community groups, schools and hospitals..

Austin American Statesman (Austin)

Positions: News, Business or Sports Reporter; Features or Editorial Writer; Copy Editor or Page Designer; Photographer or Graphic Artist; Online Content Editor; Information Specialist; Archivist.

Austin Convention Center (Austin)

Position: Public Relations Intern
 The Austin Convention Center’s gracious, professional staff is committed to serving you and your group. From the initial planning to the post-event wrap up, you can count on a combination of expertise and hospitality in every aspect of meeting planning. Our efforts are focused on making sure your event is a success.


Capital Area Council of Governments (Austin)

Position: Center for Regional Development Intern
About: The primary focus of CAPCOG is to serve as advocate, planner and coordinator of initiatives that, when undertaken on a regional basis, can be more effective and efficient. These include emergency services, elderly assistance, law enforcement training, criminal justice planning, solid waste reduction, infrastructure development, and housing and economic development.

Capital Metro (Austin)

Positions: Media & Video Production Intern; IT Project Assistant Intern; Risk Management Intern
About: Capital Metro is the provider of public transportation in the city of Austin and designated metro areas.

Cartis Group (Austin)

Position: Advanced Account Services Intern
About: Our philosophy is inherent in our name and in how we build value for our clients. The name Cartis is a word created from three Latin words meaning life, business and art. Life always comes first — quality of life for our clients, vendors, our team members and our families. We are in the business of driving revenue, creating loyalty and inspiring emotion for our clients. Art is the inspiration and passion of our business.

Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (Austin)

Position: Communications/Marketing Intern
About: The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority is an independent government agency created in January 2003 to improve the transportation system in Williamson and Travis Counties. Our mission is to implement innovative multi-modal transportation solutions that reduce congestion and create transportation choices that enhance quality of life and economic vitality.

Children at Heart Ministries (Round Rock)

Position: Communications Intern
About: Children At Heart Ministries is a family of Christian ministries that exists to honor God and build a better world by serving children and strengthening families through four not-for-profit programs.

GENaustin (Austin)

Position: Community Relations Intern
About: GENaustin’s mission is to foster healthy self-esteem in girls by engaging them to explore and define their personal values and to build skills that empower them with confidence and courage to make wise choices.

Helping Hand Home for Children, Inc. (Austin)

Position: Camp Discovery Intern
About: Our mission is to maintain a therapeutic home for children and to restore each child to a healthy family setting. Our goal is for the children to take responsibility for their own actions, leave with a sense of worth, improve their academic skills and gain an increased sense of trust.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund (Austin)

Position: Administrative Intern
About: The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) exists for one simple reason: to strengthen America by advancing the college education of Hispanic Americans. HSF is committed to the mission of doubling the rate of Hispanics earning a bachelor’s degree to 18% by 2010.

Holt, Rinehart and Winston Publishers [now Houghton Mifflin Harcourt] (Austin)

Position: Science Intern
About: By providing a wide range of instructional materials that include curriculum-based textbooks, CD-ROMs, and other support and reference materials, HRW is creating learning adventures. Our organization is composed of five editorial groups: Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, and World Languages, as well as Design, Marketing, Production, and Administration departments. The combination of strong traditional materials and innovative new products makes HRW the best publishing company in the industry.

House of Representatives (Austin)

Position: Speaker’s Internship Program
About: The Speaker’s Internship Program is designed to provide outstanding graduate and undergraduate students in Texas four-year colleges and universities with first-hand experience of the legislative process by working in the Office of the Speaker during a regular legislative session. The program will introduce interested young leaders to the most pressing issues facing the state and will allow them to participate in policy design and implementation.

KVUE-TV (Austin)

Position: Sales Intern
About: Since 1999, KVUE has been owned by Belo Corp. It is one of the nation’s largest media companies with a diversified group of market-leading television, newspaper, cable and interactive media assets.

Latinitas Magazine (Austin)

Position: Club Latinitas Program Leaders
Mission: To empower Latina youth through media and technology.

Lifeworks (Austin)

Position: Friendship Group Helper/ Alternative Activities and Special Events Helper/ Community Presentations Intern
About: Lifeworks provides services for youth and families including housing and homeless services, free & affordable counseling services, youth development training and opportunities that prepare youth to become healthy, successful adults.

Lower Colorado River Authority (Cedar Creek)

Position: Outdoor Recreation and Science Intern
About: The mission of the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) is to provide reliable, low-cost utility and public services in partnership with our customers and communities and to use our leadership and environmental authority to ensure the protection and constructive use of the area’s natural resources.

Moreno/Rangel Legislative Leadership Program (Austin)

Position: Internship Program
About: This program provides a unique opportunity for Latino undergraduate and graduate students from across the state of Texas to gain first-hand governmental experience working in the Texas House of Representatives during the 80th Legislative Session.

NARAL Pro-Choice Texas (Austin)

Positions: Campaigns and Elections Intern, Campus Organizing Intern, Legislative Intern
About: NARAL Pro-Choice Texas is a non-profit, non-partisan organization and the political arm of the pro-choice movement in Texas. Our mission is to recruit, develop, and sustain a constituency that uses the political process to promote public health policies that guarantee every woman access to the full range of reproductive healthcare. This includes responsible sexuality education, short and long term contraceptive methods, adequate pre-and post-natal care, and legal abortion.

National Instruments (Round Rock)

Positions: Academic Product Marketing Communications Intern; Advertising Intern; Community Relations Intern; Corporate Content Team Intern; Direct Marketing Intern; Events Intern; Media Relations; Product Marketing Communications Intern; Research Analyst Intern; Web Content Group Intern; Web Design Trafficking Intern
About: For the past 30 years, National Instruments has been a technology pioneer and leader in virtual instrumentation – a revolutionary concept that has changed the way engineers and scientists in industry, government, and academia approach measurement and automation.

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline (Austin)

Position: Crisis Prevention Intern
About: The Helpline and offer real-time one-on-one support from trained advocates. The Texas Council on Family Violence operates the National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline and the National Domestic Violence Hotline from their call center in Austin, Texas.

Office of State Representative Dwayne Bohac

Position: Capitol Intern

Office of State Representative Eddie Lucio III (Austin)

Position: Legislative Intern

Office of State Representative Mark Strama (Austin)

Position: Legislative Intern

Office of State Representative Michael Villarreal (Austin)

Position: Legislative Intern

Office of State Representative Rafael Anchia (Austin)

Position: Policy Intern

Office of State Representative Ryan Guillen (Austin)

Position: Legislative Intern

Office of State Representative Terri Hodge (Austin)

Position: Capitol Intern

People for the American Way (Austin)

Positions: Communications Intern; Public Policy Intern; Development Intern and Legislative Intern
About: People For the American Way is a national organization with over 900,000 members and supporters that defends constitutional and civil rights and promotes the democratic values of citizen participation, freedom of expression, freedom of religion, and respect for diversity. The Texas and Southwest Region Office is currently seeking applicants for legislative advocacy and research internships during the next session of the Texas Legislature.

Pierpont Communications (Austin)

Position: Public Relations Intern
About: Pierpont Communications Inc. is one of the largest communication firms in the Southwest. Established in 1987 with offices in Houston, Austin and Dallas, we help our diverse roster of clients grow through strategic services in public relations, investor relations, public affairs and marketing.

PR by the Book, LLC. (Austin)

Position: Public/Media Relations Intern
About: The mission of PR by the Book, LLC is to attain, or aid in attaining, as many quality media “hits” as possible. PR by the Book, LLC has the experience and connections to attract media on a local, regional or national level. We start with unique positioning angles, sculpt them into an attractive pitch and look for the appropriate placements in the media.

SIMS Foundation (Austin)

Position: Development/Public Relations Intern
About: The purpose of the SIMS Foundation is to provide access to health and mental, emotional, and addictive health services for Austin-area musicians and their families.

Springbox (Austin)

Position: Public Relations Intern
About: Springbox is an interactive marketing firm that provides best-in-class digital marketing services. Clients have included JCPenney, MSN, Sony, Dell, Austin City Limits, Citi, Lollapalooza and others.

State Farm (Austin)

Position: Marketing Intern; Auto Claims Intern; Fire Claims Intern; Community Citizenship Intern; Fire Underwriting Intern; Auto Underwriting Intern
About: State Farm’s mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams.

Steel Advertising & Interactive, Inc. (Austin)

Positions: Creative Design Intern, Creative Copy Writer Intern, Web Development Intern, Account Services Intern, Media Intern, Office Management Intern, Accounting Intern
About: Steel Advertising & Interactive, Inc. is a full-service advertising and interactive agency in Austin, supporting both national and regional clients. Steel is a collective of national creative, marketing and technical talents that offer their clients brand development advertising, media planning & buying, and interactive development.

Sustainable Food Center (Austin)

Position: Public Relations and Marketing Intern; Volunteer Intern
About: The Sustainable Food Center is an Austin based non-profit organization, which implements the downtown Austin Farmers’ Market Saturdays and a mid-week market at Plaza Saltillo. Our mission is to create a food secure community by improving access to local, healthy and affordable food for children and adults in Central Texas. Our mission for the Austin Farmers’ Market is: To provide Austin and the surrounding Central Texas region with locally-grown foods and farm products in a direct farm-to-consumer marketing venue that will serve diverse populations, preserve and promote regional agriculture and improve our quality of life.
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Texas Association of Community Development Corporations (Austin)

Position: Foundation Communities Intern; People Fund Intern, TACDC Intern
About: TACDC’s mission is to improve the lives of low and moderate income Texans by strengthening the capacity of community development organizations as well as generating resources and relationships that enhance and sustain the community development industry in Texas.

Texas Association of Planned Parenthood Affiliates, Inc. (Austin)

Position: Office Administrator and Political Director Intern
About: The Texas Association of Planned Parenthood Affiliates is the statewide advocacy office for Planned Parenthood in Texas. Our mission is to promote and secure public policies that protect and expand access to medical care and information people need to plan their families and their futures.
Website: No longer active

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (Austin)

Position: Administrative Intern; HOME Program Intern
About: The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs provides funding for affordable housing developments across the state of Texas.

Texas Equal Access to Justice Foundation (Austin)

Position: Communications Intern
About: The Texas Equal Access to Justice Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation created by the Supreme Court of Texas in 1984, administers funds to create community capacity to provide civil legal services for low-income Texans, also known as Legal Aid. The organization is committed to the vision that all Texans will have equal access to justice, regardless of their income.

Texas House Appropriations Committee (Austin)

Position: Public Policy Intern
About: The House Appropriations Committee is comprised of 29 members and handles all bills and resolutions appropriating money from the state treasury.

Texas Legislative Council (Austin)

Position: Research Intern
About: The Texas Legislative Council provides bill drafting, computing, research, publishing, and document distribution services to the Texas Legislature and legislative agencies. The council also serves as an information resource for state agencies, citizens of Texas, and others.

Texas Music Office (Austin)

Position: Web Publishing and Marketing Music Intern
About: The Texas Music Office is the information clearinghouse for the Texas music industry, and is the sister office to the Texas Film Commission.

The Alternative Board (Austin)

Position: Sales Intern
About : Established in 1990, The Alternative Board® facilitates monthly peer advisory boards comprised of local owners, presidents and CEOs who run non-competing businesses. Each month members gather to share experience and solve challenges to grow to the next level.

The Salvation Army (Austin)

Position: Development Intern; Social Services Case Intern; Disaster Recovery Case Intern; Kids Camp Intern
About: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Positions: Graphic Design Intern, Development/Grant Writing Intern, Museum Education/Gallery; Programs Intern, Museum Education/Guided Tour Program Intern, Event Planning Intern

About: The Austin Children’s Museum is a non-profit agency dedicated to inspiring young children and the adults in their lives to experience the joy of learning through the power of constructive play.

Travis County: Transportation and Natural Resources (Austin)

Position: Safety Intern

United Way of Round Rock (Round Rock)

Position: Public Relations Intern
About: The mission of United Way of Williamson County is to mobilize the caring power of our community to improve life for everyone in Williamson County.