220 Herndon Street,
San Marcos, Texas 78666



(512) 392-8300





Application Instructions

An internship is a great way to gain experience, learn new skills, and network with professionals!


Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to the Programs Manager for review and consideration.


*Cover letter MUST include your desired time frame and your desired internship.


If there is not an internship listed below that you are interested in, but you feel you have something to offer, we will consider special requests and projects if it can benefit our organization.

We accept internship applications for fall, spring, and summer semesters. Interns may seek class credit through their universities or colleges if they choose to, but it is not required. All internships are unpaid.


Click on each internship to view full description.


Client Intake

The Client Intake Intern will assist with client intake at public food distributions held by Hays County Food Bank and maintain client records using Food Bank Manager (the client database for the organization). This intern will report directly to the Programs Manager.

Client Stories

The Client Stories Intern will gain hands-on experience by brainstorming and researching unique ways to collect client stories, utilizing a variety of media tools during story collection (ex: paper surveys, audio, video, photography, client artwork), conducting personal interviews, and organizing results into meaningful materials for the community. This intern will work with the Communications Coordinator.

Marketing & Communications

The Marketing & Communications Intern will work directly with the Communications Coordinator to create event collateral, write blogs, press releases and social media blurbs to reach out to the community about Hays County Food Bank’s mission and efforts.

Nutrition Education

The Nutrition Education Intern supports, improves, and implements Nutrition Education Programs (Food-Wise Cooking Classes, Child Nutrition Engagement Program sessions, and Senior Nutrition & Wellness Program sessions). Individuals will gain valuable experience in community health, building non-profit relationships, public speaking, lesson planning, time-management, and program evaluation.

Operations & Facilities

The Operations & Facilities Intern will assist the Operations & Facilities Coordinator in all aspects of operations and facility maintenance. In addition, the intern will create/maintain systems for facility maintenance that include our fleet of vehicles, document warehouse and food distribution procedures ensuring the safe handling of food, and provide creative and innovative solutions for our non-profit to increase efficiency and workflow.

Volunteer Services

The Volunteer Services Intern will work directly with the Volunteer Coordinator to assist with the recruitment, training and management of volunteers in order to aid the organization in its mission. The intern will assist with volunteer recruitment, communications and program development.

Hays County Food Bank does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors.


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