Find An Internship

Welcome Comm Studies Interns

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

Getting Started

A great place to start your internship search is on 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 Handshake – all with the purpose of recruiting Texas State Bobcats.

Get Started With Handshake

  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 Handshake?

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  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 Handshake 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


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


Utilize job internship postings on popular career websites like these:,,,,,,

Contacting Employers Directly


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.

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Internship - COMM 4390

Students are required to have an internship lined up and submit an application prior to enrolling in the course. Please review course FAQs prior to applying.