Texas Women’s Commission Internship Program

The Texas Governor’s Commission for Women is currently seeking interns! Interns will assist with special projects, research, and events while working directly with division directors. Interns will obtain valuable office experience as well as knowledge of public service!

The Women’s Commission Internship program in the Office of the Governor offers college students and recent graduates the opportunity to develop a working knowledge of how the Texas government supports the wellbeing and prosperity of Texas women. The Women’s Commission seeks students with a strong passion for female empowerment, and who want to use their special skills to contribute to the Women’s Commission’s research, publishing and marketing efforts.

Our Summer Interns

Victoria Filoso and Alex Lyons

As Women’s Commission interns, Victoria and Alex are spending their summer helping the Commission with programs and activities that will empower Texas women. They have developed outreach material content, researched topics and trends that significantly affect the women of Texas, represented the Commission at events, and assisted non-profit partners with service projects.  

Program Dates & Details

Internships are unpaid. They are available to both college students and recent graduates.

  • Fall Internships: September1 - December 31
  • Spring Internships: January 1 – May 31
  • Summer Internships: June 1 – August 31

Requirements & Responsibilities

In order to be a successful intern with the Women’s Commission, it is important to meet these requirements:

  • Current student or recent graduate (within one year of graduation) in an undergraduate or graduate degree program.
  • Ability to work 12-20 hours per week (in at least four-hour time blocks) at our office in downtown Austin, Texas.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, (specifically Microsoft Excel).
  • Confidence navigating and posting on various social media platforms.
  • Strong written communication skills.

The specific duties & responsibilities that Women’s Commission interns include:

  • Responding to online communications.
  • Facilitating research and compiling reports on relevant issues.
  • Posting engaging content on the Women’s Commission social media accounts and website.
  • Attend and/or assist in planning the Commission’s events which may take place during the period of your internship.
  • Attend events and meetings on the Commission’s behalf, including occasional offsite engagements.
  • Represent the Commission with integrity throughout the period of your internship, including during non-work hours.

Apply

To apply, please visit the Texas Governor’s Internship Program page for official instructions and where to download the application.

Applicants who are interested in interning with the Women’s Commission should explicitly mention their interest in the Women’s Commission in the e-mail accompanying their completed application.

Women’s Commission fellowships often qualify for college credit with instructor approval. Please let Human Resources know if you intend on using this fellowship for credit.