Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
FWRI offers both internship and limited volunteer opportunities. FWRI interns are college-level students or post-graduates who spend a semester working with a mentor to obtain career guidance and experience. FWRI volunteers provide general assistance to FWRI for a variable period of time.Learn More
FWC law enforcement coordinates internships for college students in established internship programs who want to obtain career guidance and experience working with law enforcement staff.Learn More
Florida Black Bear, Manatees, and Marine Turtles
Graduate students and upperclassmen of all majors are encouraged to apply for this opportunity to gain project management experience in government, public relations or wildlife conservation.
We are now accepting applications for the Fall 2020 semester through July 24, 2020. For more information e-mail BearManagement@MyFWC.com
Gopher Tortoise Conservation
Gopher Tortoise Conservation Interns work on a variety of semester-long projects to assist meeting the goals of the Gopher Tortoise Management Plan. Upperclassman and graduate students in the Tallahassee area are encouraged to apply. For more information about the program contact Alex Kalfin at Alex.Kalfin@MyFWC.com or 850-921-1145.Learn More
Wildlife Impact Management
Wildlife Impact Management Interns assist the section in a multitude of different projects throughout each semester involving conflict wildlife management, outreach, and data collection. Upperclassmen in the Tallahassee area are encouraged to apply and gain valuable work experience. For more information about the program contact Andrea Sizemore at Andrea.Sizemore@MyFWC.com or 850-617-9587.
Coastal Wildlife Conservation Initiative
The Coastal Wildlife Conservation Initiative offers an internship program for college students to gain experience working on coastal conservation issues. Interns will assist the program coordinator with a variety of projects that conserve coastal wildlife, contribute to outreach, and gain some field experience. Juniors, seniors, and graduate students who can work in Lake City (with some travel to coastal locations) are encouraged to apply. For more information about the program, contact Fara Ilami at Fara.Ilami@MyFWC.com or 386-754-1668.Learn More
Marine Fisheries Management
Interns with the Division of Marine Fisheries Management learn about careers in communications, outreach, education, data analysis and fisheries management. Interns collaborate with colleagues on various projects throughout the semester. Upperclassmen in the Tallahassee area are encouraged to apply and gain valuable, hands-on work experience. For more information, contact Marine@MyFWC.com or 850-487-0554.learn more
This program is looking for interns to assist with developing robust science, effective communication, enhanced capacity and thoughtful planning to implement adaptation solutions.Learn More
The Fostering Success program provides young adults aged 18-24 who have former experience in the foster care system, an opportunity to gain professional life skills and employment readiness training in a year-long, part-time, paid OPS position within a state agency.Learn More