Texas State Career Services
The Texas State Career Services office offers a variety of essential services to assist enrolled students and Texas State alumni. Some of the many services provided include; Individual Career Counseling, Assessment Inventories, Information on Majors, Career Resource Library, Job Shadowing, Internships, Part-time Jobs, Resume and Cover Letter Critiques and Practice Interviews. Junior and seniors can sign up for on campus interviewing using Jobs4Cats which also allows eligible students to view part-time jobs, internships, co-ops, summer jobs and full-time employment opportunities. Career Services also hosts career and job fairs throughout the year. For more information visit the Career Services website. Students with disabilities who may need assistance with any of the services offered by Career Services can contact Greg Hill at 512-245-2645.
Workforce Recruitment Program
A representative from the Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) visits Texas State early each spring semester to interview students with disabilities FOR PAID SUMMER INTERNSHIPS AND PERMANENT POSITIONS WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT. Students must sign up for an interview time at Career Services, 5-7.1, LBJ Student Center, and have a current resume on file with the Career Services office. There are a limited number of interview times available each year therefore it is important to sign up early. To submit your resume for the WRP visit the pleae visit the Career Services Jobs4Cats Website.
Annually in December the ODS will post details regarding upcoming spring interview opportunities.
The Emerging Leaders summer internship program for college students with disabilities offers paid summer internships at many of America's leading corporations like JP Morgan Chase, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Barclay's Capital, and Liz Claiborne. These companies are members of the Center's National Business & Disability Council and are proactive in recruiting qualified people with disabilities. To be considered for an internship, you must be a current student, undergraduate or graduate, and be maintaining at least a 3.0 GPA. More information can be found on the Emerging Leaders web site.
ENTRY POINT! is a program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) offering internship opportunities for students with disabilities in Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, and some fields of Business. The ENTRY POINT! program includes opportunities in private industry and government agencies. Students with disabilities can apply their skills in a real-world setting in competitive summer internships. The internships offer mentoring and assistive technology, facilitating the entry and advancement of individuals with significant disabilities into competitive employment and research at all levels. In addition, part of the experience is re-locating for ten weeks to another part of the country. To find out more or to apply visit ehrweb01.aaas.org/entrypoint/about/