The University of Texas at San Antonio

quote  If you shoot for the stars and hit the moon, it's OK. But you've got to shoot for something. A lot of people don't even shoot.  quote
- Confucius


UTSA East Asia Institute Internships

UTSA's East Asia Institute internships are offered at the UTSA main campus. These internships offer hands-on research opportunities for high school and college students who are interested in helping the East Asia Institute fulfill its mission. Email for any inquiries.

To Apply

To apply, download and fill out the following volunteer form and UTSA Police Department Criminal Background Check form and email them along with your resume and cover letter to

Forms & Documents:


Bexar County Economic Development Leadership Program (EDLP)

Purpose - The Bexar County Economic Development Leadership Program (EDLP) provides university students (both undergraduate and graduate) a unique mentored experience in applied and innovative economic development learning. The EDLP will bring together the academic community, economic development practitioners, and policy makers to create and share innovative solutions for Bexar County's economic future.

Description - The EDLP is a five-month, unpaid internship opportunity. Participating interns will be exposed to relevant research and business intelligence methodologies, specific marketing and branding applications, industry specific knowledge, strategic relationship building, regional economic development initiatives ( and unique site visit opportunities.

Start/End Dates - Internships will begin the week of March 1, 2010 and end the week of August 2, 2010, with an optional additional commitment through Fall 2010.

Eligibility - EDLP applicants must:
Have a passion for change, as well as a record of thinking and acting to understand and improve the systems, conditions and communities around them

Have completed at least (24) hours of an undergraduate program at a university/college located in Bexar County, may be either an undergraduate or a graduate student, and must be actively enrolled for at least the Spring 2010 semester

Demonstrate a record of academic success (minimum 3.0 GPA)
Show evidence of strong research skills through prior work experience and/or class projects
Be able to commit to an average of 16 working hours per week through the duration of the internship (March 2010 - August 2010)

Applicants with language skills in Spanish, Mandarin or Japanese are encouraged to apply (although it is not an eligibility requirement). Application - Available for download at

Deadline - February 22, 2010

Applicants with language skills in Spanish, Mandarin or Japanese are encouraged to apply (although it is not an eligibility requirement)