University of Florida Federal Relations Team

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Applications due: Friday, August 30.

This intern is a member of the new Federal Relations team in the University's Washington DC office. The intern assists the Director with identifying, monitoring, and reporting on issues of importance to the University of Florida - tracking legislative activity, attending hearings, drafting hearing reports and legislative updates, attending higher education and coalition meetings, assisting with UF faculty and administrator visits to DC and supporting special projects and events. The intern can observe Congress first-hand and acquire broad exposure to federal policy in the areas of education, research, health, agriculture, and the budget. The internship is unpaid and students are eligible to receive credits.

Download application form at this link

Email application and a copy of your resume to Dr. Sheila Dickison at doctord@ufl.edu. 

Tallahassee Internship

The Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida offers the Tallahassee Semester Internship program each spring term to coincide with Florida's legislative session. During the spring semester, the Center offers up to 15 internships throughout Florida government, including positions with the legislature, governor's office and executive branch agencies, the news media and various associations and lobbying organizations. Visit this page for details and application.  Application deadline: October 1, 2019.

City of Gainesville Fellowship

The City of Gainesville and the Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida offer an annual City of Gainesville Local Government Fellowship program. Students work part time (10 to 15 hours a week) during the fall and spring semesters of an entire academic year.

Local Government Internship

The Bob Graham Center for Public Service and Florida Blue Key at the University of Florida offer the Local Government Internship program each summer. During the summer semester, interns will work in City and/or County Manager offices across the state of Florida in fields such as business/finance, engineering, landscape design, and public administration.

The Washington Center Internship Program

The Washington Center provides a diverse selection of world-class internship programs and seminars in the heart of Washington, D.C. Completing a TWC program will equip you with the skills and confidence to thrive in a competitive global marketplace.

Virtual Internship Program (VIP)

The Virtual Internship Program (VIP) Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida provides an innovative internship experience in the public sector that removes the barriers of the traditional, domestic internship experience, financial or otherwise. 

IFAS Extension Internship

Students participating in this paid internship will work with county Extension faculty to deliver educational programming throughout the state of Florida.