Students in the Animal Science program have numerous opportunities to prepare themselves for a successful career after graduation. Students can take part in an internship program that allows them to gain experience while still completing their degree here at Texas State. Internships allow students to apply their education, gain work experience and network with potential employers. Students in the Department of Agriculture at Texas State are also encouraged to actively participate in student organizations sponsored by the department and university. Participation in student activities is an excellent way to develop leadership and teamwork skills. When students are close to completing their degree, the Texas State Career Services Office and department faculty are there to provide assistance and advice for students during the job search process.