|(a) Authority. The Texas Working Off-Campus: Reinforcing
Knowledge and Skills (WORKS) Internship Program is authorized by Texas
Education Code, Chapter 56, Subchapter E-1, §§56.0851 -
(b) Purpose. The purpose of the program is to provide
paid internships funded in part by the State of Texas to enable students
employed through the program to attend public or private institutions
of higher education in Texas while exploring career options, developing
and improving career readiness, and strengthening marketable skills.