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Welcome to the "Rising Star of Texas!" Thank for your interest in recruiting Texas State Bobcats! Our goal is to provide you with great customer service and unequaled access to an exceptionally talented pool of students and alumni. We’re glad you’ve chosen to recruit at Texas State.


Texas State University Overview

Texas State University is an emerging research institution located in San Marcos, Texas, between the booming metropolitan areas of Austin and San Antonio. Right off Interstate 35, San Marcos is approximately 30 minutes south of Austin and 45 minutes north of San Antonio.

Texas State students come from 50 states and 62 nations. With a diverse campus community of nearly 52 percent minority students, Texas State is one of the top 20 producers of Hispanic baccalaureate graduates in the nation and is proud to have achieved Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) status in 2011.

To learn more about Texas State, view the university’s Facts & Highlights page (official publication of statistical information on enrollment) and a listing of Colleges, Schools, and Departments.

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On-Campus Student Employment

Are you a Texas State faculty or staff member that supervises current student employees? Check out the On-Campus Student Employment page to see more information and resources for you!
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Employer Opportunities

Texas State University uses Jobs4Cats powered by Handshake to connect Bobcats with employer opportunities. Employers are required to have an approved account to engage with Bobcats. Check out the Help Center for helpful how-to guides and more.

Once you are approved on Jobs4Cats (Handshake), you may post a job or internship to spread the word about opportunities at your organization (simply log on, select [Jobs] and [Create Job] to get started) or request a recruiting event through our website. You will be re-directed to Handshake to register for some events, such as Career Fairs and On-Campus Interviewing. We will reach out to discuss date availability and confirm event details.

New to Jobs4Cats or don't have an employer account yet? You may want to check out:

Career Fair Registration

See our full list of up-coming career fairs with information on cost, location, times, and material shipping. Registration for all events is through Jobs4Cats powered by Handshake.

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Recruiting Policies and Procedures

Besides having a Jobs4Cats account, you and your organization must comply with a number of state and university mandated policies and procedures to recruit at Texas State University. For the full list of policies and procedures, please see the Recruitment Policies and Procedures for Employers page.

Connect with Employer Relations!

New to recruiting at Texas State or college recruiting in general? Looking to ramp up your recruiting efforts or try new things? Let’s talk! Call or email us to set up a strategy session with someone on the Employer Relations & Outreach (ERO) Team. We'll discuss best practices and tailor a plan to meet your goals. Check out our Talent Engagement page for some of our recommendations, too!


Texas State University requires all employers who recruit on campus and through Jobs4Cats to follow Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) practices as well as NACE Professional Standards in the recruiting process. There shall be no discrimination against any qualified person on the grounds of race, color, religion, sexual orientations, gender identity or expression, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status (as defined under the Immigration Reform and Control Act), disability, or veteran’s status in recruiting, hiring, selection, compensation, benefits, and other employment practices. We partner with companies that strive to eliminate all forms of harassment, including sexual, racial, age, religion, national origin, and disability harassment.

By registering your company or organization with us, you agree to accept and comply with the policies and procedures of the Texas State Career Services office regarding employer recruiting activities. We reserve the right to refuse service to any company or organization whose business we believe is of a nature that is not appropriate for the Texas State student body.