TXWORKS Internship Program

Texas Working Off-Campus: Reinforcing Knowledge and Skills (WORKS) Internship Program (TXWORKS) is a program that provides students with opportunities to build their resumes through paid and professional work experiences aimed at strengthening their career readiness. Texas college and university students that are hired by participating employers and meet program eligibility enrollment and financial assistance requirements will: 

  • Earn a minimum of twenty ($20) per hour. 

  • Intern a minimum of ninety-six (96) hours over a minimum of eight (8) weeks in Texas. 

  • Complete internships with challenging, meaningful, and real-work projects and tasks. 

  • Gain and strengthen career readiness competencies and skills to succeed in the workforce. 

  • Increase confidence to make future career decisions, build professionalism and establish relationships.

While the THECB administers TXWORKS, the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) www.TXInternshipChallenge.com site supports TXWORKS Internship Program outreach to students and employers, the TXWORKS employer internship position postings, and the internship application process. 

Texas Students, visit the TXWORKS Student Webpage to: 

  • Learn more about TXWORKS employers offering TXWORKS internships 

  • Review the TXWORKS Program Student Application Process Guide 

  • Complete the TXWORKS Student Eligibility Form 

Texas Employers, visit the TXWORKS Employer Webpage to: 

  • Learn more about the program by reviewing the TXWORKS Overview and Application Guide 

  • Review the TXWORKS Employer Application Guide for instructions on how to complete and submit an online TXWORKS Employer Application 

Ask Questions and Receive Updates about TXWORKS:

Provide your email address through the TXWORKS Inquiry Form to: 

  • Submit questions about the program.

  • Receive updates about the TXWORKS Internship Program 

THECB TXWORKS Program Staff may also be reached at txworks@highered.texas.gov.