Jobs & Internships

Location
San Marcos, TX
Undergrads
24,223
Tuition (in-state)
$16,858 ($7,732)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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Facts & Statistics

Career Center
601 University Dr.
(512) 245-2645
CareerServices@txstate.edu
www.careerservices.txstate.edu
You can follow Career Services on Twitter or Facebook.
Employment Services?
Yes
Placement Services?
Yes
Other Career Services
  • Assessment inventories
  • Career resource library
  • Guest speaker for presentations
  • Individual career counseling
  • Information on majors
  • Internships
  • Job fairs
  • Job shadowing
  • Job vacancies through Jobs4Cats
  • On-campus recruiting
  • Part-time jobs
  • Practice interviews
  • Resume and cover letter critiques
  • Resume referrals to employers
  • Summer jobs
Best Student Jobs On Campus
  • Bookstore
  • Office assistant/resident assistant
Worst Student Jobs On Campus
  • Dining hall
  • Local restaurants/food courts
Best Places to Work Off Campus
The Outlets
Advice on Finding a Job/Internship
  • Probably the best and easiest way to find a job around campus is by setting up a Jobs4Cats profile. You can do this easily on the Career Services Web page. Career Services also offers resume and cover letter help so you can look as professional as possible when you send your resume to an employer. They also offer mock interviews to get you ready for professional interviewing. Employers often come to the Career Services center to do interviews, finding you through the Jobs4Cats system.
  • The Department of Housing and Residential Life offers various work positions to students looking to make some money around campus. The department has positions available such as resident hall assistants, maintenance workers, staff assistants, and technical support roles.
Firms That Most Frequently Hire Grads
  • Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)
  • Dell
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car
  • Exxon Mobil
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC)
  • Target
  • USAA
  • Wells Fargo
Grads Entering Job Market
Within six months: 65%

Student Polls

How strong is the alumni network at your school?    Based on 137 responses

  • 4% Almost non-existent. After graduation, alumni have little or no affiliation with the school.
  • 13% Somewhat weak. There are a few alumni events but no real connection with alumni.
  • 46% Somewhat strong. There are some events and you can connect with alumni if you want.
  • 37% Very strong. Alumni are involved in lots of events and do a lot of campus recruiting.

How helpful is the career center in helping students find jobs or internships?    Based on 138 responses

  • 2% Totally ineffective. They make little or no effort to help you find a job/internship.
  • 5% Somewhat ineffective. There are some resources, but you're pretty much on your own.
  • 29% Somewhat helpful. The career center offers resources but not much individual attention.
  • 64% Very helpful. They help you find jobs/internships and provide lots of tools and workshops.
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