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Internship Program


The Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board offers students unpaid internship opportunities for fall, spring, and summer semesters.

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

If you are thinking of working in a conservation-related career, our internship program could be a great start for you. The TSSWCB is the state agency that administers Texas’ soil and water conservation law and coordinates conservation and nonpoint source water pollution abatement programs throughout the state. Learn about the wide array of programs administered by our agency.


Tory Matthys
254-773-2250 ext. 227 (tmatthys[at]tsswcb[dot]texas[dot]gov)

Program Information

Interns are given the opportunity to gain experience from our divisions including, Communications, Financial Operations, Flood Control, Intergovernmental Affairs, Nonpoint Source, and Water Quality Management.

Workweek and hours are flexible. Depending on the position, interns may work up to 40 hours per week.

Internship Opportunities

Water Quality Management Plan Program:

  • Dublin Regional Office

  • Harlingen Regional Office

  • Mt. Pleasant Regional Office

  • San Angelo Regional Office

Flood Control Program:

  • Temple

Nonpoint Source Management Plan Program:

  • Temple

Program Qualifications

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, currently enrolled in college courses, or recently graduated from an accredited college/university within the past year.

  • Interns must work at least 20 hours a week.

How to Apply

To apply for an internship, complete and submit an Internship Application and send it to us via email at (tmatthys[at]tsswcb[dot]texas[dot]gov)

You can also mail completed internship applications to:

Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board
Attn: Human Resources
1497 Country View Lane
Temple, Texas 76504

"Protecting and Enhancing Natural Resources since 1939."

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