The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts offers students both paid and unpaid internship opportunities for fall, spring and summer semesters.

Gain useful skills that complement your studies and help in future employment.

As the state’s chief financial officer, the Comptroller manages funds for the world’s 10th largest economy. But it is much more than a taxing entity. Learn about the wide array of programs administered by our agency.

Qualifications

  • The applicant must be at least 16 years of age.
  • The applicant must either be currently enrolled in a college or university, or must have graduated within the past year.
  • Unpaid interns must work a minimum of 10 hours weekly.
  • Paid interns must work a minimum of 20 hours weekly.

How to Apply

Paid Internships

Students should check our agency's current job openings for paid internship postings. All interested students must use our online application tool in the job postings area — just register once to apply for openings.

Unpaid Internships

To apply for an unpaid internship, complete and submit a Comptroller Internship Application (PDF) and send it to us via email.

You can also fax or mail completed Comptroller internship applications to:

Comptroller of Public Accounts
Attn: Human Resources, Internship Coordinator
LBJ Building
111 E. 17th Street
Austin, Texas 78774
Fax: 512-475-4804

Have Questions?

For additional information, contact our internship coordinator by phone at 512-936-4143 or by email.

To learn whether work experience with the Comptroller’s office qualifies for course credit, contact your college or university career services department.