The 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 eight to 12 hours a week. Applicants must be enrolled in college and are selected on a competitive basis. To apply, please complete this application and email it to Ashley.Gardner@dep.state.fl.us.
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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.