Student Internships

Internship Program

The internship program offers college students the opportunity to develop a working knowledge of and gain experience in the film, television, animation and video game industries. We are seeking students with excellent communication skills who want to learn how these industries work, and contribute to the film commission’s efforts to promote and expand these industries in Texas.

Internship Programs Offered

Production Internship Program Incentives Internship Program


Spring Semester: January - May
(Application Deadline: November 1)

Summer Semester: June - August
(Application Deadline: April 1)

Fall Semester: September - December
(Application Deadline: July 15)

Intern Alumni Success

More than 300 students have interned at the Texas Film Commission over the past 20 years. Their professional accomplishments after leaving the Film Commission continue to amaze and impress us. Former interns have gone on to work on Texas-made productions, such as:

Transformers: Age of Extinction, The Leftovers (HBO), Everybody Wants SomeAmerican Crime (ABC), From Dusk Till Dawn (El Rey), Men, Women & Children, True Grit, Sin City, The Tree Of Life, Friday Night Lights (NBC), Parkland, Results and many more.

They have also landed positions at companies, including:

Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures, Miramax, Lucasfilm, Castle Rock Entertainment, Troublemaker Studios, El Rey Network, Detour Filmproduction, ICM, the Austin Film Festival, the Texas Film Commission, NBCUniversal, Discovery Channel, Phoenix Pictures, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), William Morris Agency (now WME), Austin Film Society and the New York Public Library.