Office of the Governor - Greg Abbott

Employment at the Office of the Governor

Fellowships and Intern Positions

Do you see a future career in public service?  How far could a student internship take you?  The Texas Governor’s Fellowship program could be the next stepping stone for your career in public service. The OOG Fellowship program offers college students and recent graduates valuable experience and exposure to state government by providing opportunities to work alongside OOG staff in a variety of different fields.   As an OOG intern you can help make a difference while learning about the different facets of state government.  Opportunities are on an unpaid basis only and the OOG is committed to working with students who are also seeking course credit for their internship time.  Apply now!  You might be surprised.

Texas Governor’s Fellowship Program will:

  • Give students an overview of state government by working closely with staff in the Office of the Governor.
  • Provide students with experience in a working office environment.
  • Enhance appreciation of public service.

Fellows are assigned to work with the Governor’s staff.

Primary duties consist of:

  • Performs support work for division program areas
  • Provides project assistance
  • Conducts research as requested for various projects
  • Prepares correspondence, reports, studies, forms and documents
  • May research, compose, design, or edit agency publications, forms, manuals, and charts
  • Assists with special projects

Fellowships are unpaid.

They are available to both college students and recent graduates.


SPRING - February 1 - May 31             Application Deadline: December 31st

SUMMER - June 1 - August 31             Application Deadline: April 30th

FALL - September 1 - December 31     Application Deadline: July 31st

How to Apply:

Interested students must submit a Texas Governor's Fellowship Program application and resume. Students may request an application by contacting the Human Resources Division.

You may also download a Fellowship Application [MS Word .doc]

Applications can be:

1. Mailed to: 2. Dropped Off at: 3. Faxed to: 4. Emailed to:
Texas Governor's Office
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 12428
Austin, Texas 78711

State Insurance Building
1100 San Jacinto
Austin, TX 78701

(512) 463-8464 humanresources [at]
(replace [at] with an @ sign)

Fellowships are available in the following offices:

  • Administration
  • Aerospace and Aviation
  • Appointments
  • Budget, Planning and Policy
  • Communications
  • Support Serv./Computer Services
  • Committee on People with Disabilities
  • Correspondence & Constituent Communication
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economic Development and Tourism
  • Financial Services
  • General Counsel
  • Governor's Mansion
  • Human Resources
  • Legislative Office
  • Communications Office
  • Scheduling
  • Texas Film Commission
  • Texas Military Preparedness Commission
  • Texas Music Office
  • Texas Workforce Investment Council
  • Women's Commission