The Florida Department of Environmental Protection welcomes interns throughout the year. The positions listed do not offer salary, but the benefit of hands-on experience with this dynamic agency will be invaluable to anyone pursuing a career in stewardship of the environment.
Opportunities exist in a variety of departments, and schedules are variable based on the needs of the program. Interns will be provided with a support structure that will include being paired with a mentor who will provide leadership and guidance. Depending on the needs of the program, internships will typically require a minimum of 8-12 hours a week. Applicants must be enrolled in college and are selected on a competitive basis.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.