Communications student intern position available at TWRI

The Texas Water Resources Institute (TWRI) is hiring a communications student intern, a position open to graduate or undergraduate students. 

Communications student interns assist the TWRI communications team, develop social media content, interview sources and write articles for TWRI’s publications, our monthly email newsletter TWRI News and txH2O magazine. 

In addition, student writers may develop or edit news releases, feature stories, technical reports and other informational and educational materials for the institute. Other opportunities include assisting with graphic design, photography, fieldwork, managing mailing lists and other duties as needed to help the team. 

We are looking for candidates with knowledge of journalistic writing and editing, using the Associated Press Stylebook. Experience with reading scientific papers and translating research into a news article is also beneficial. 

Eligible students: undergraduate or graduate students working towards a degree in agricultural or science journalism, journalism, communications, English or other relevant degrees. Experience in InDesign and Photoshop is beneficial, as well as knowledge of or interest in water resources or other environmental sciences. 

The internship starts at the beginning of the fall 2024 semester, lasts a minimum of one semester and preferably can be extended multiple semesters. 

To apply, email your resume and applicable writing samples to Leslie Lee at 


As communications manager, Leslie Lee leads TWRI's communications and marketing strategy and team, manages TWRI's publications, and coordinates effective communications support for TWRI's numerous projects serving the state of Texas.

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