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Florida House Interns

Florida House Interns

Florida House Interns

In 2021, five students interested in the operation of a nonprofit organization including event management, hospitality, education, marketing, communications and social media, technology and government interned at Florida House.  Not only did they take on projects specifically designed for their strengths and interests, they welcomed guests, gave tours of Florida House, completed administrative work, and organized meetings and events including the popular Congressional Intern Seminar Series. All spent two days a week in Congressional offices to broaden their Washington, DC experience.

We invite students interested in interning with Florida House to apply for a position for 2022.  A stipend of $1,500 will be paid to each student to help them offset expenses. Housing is not provided but Florida House assists in making recommendations for finding accommodations.  Space is limited and positions are competitive.

Florida House is a nonprofit organization and generous Floridians and Trustees make this program possible.  Your donation of $1,000 enables these young Floridians to more ably afford their eight-week stay in Washington, helps us expand the program to Spring and Fall, and gives students an experience that will help them jump start their career.


From a Summer, 2019 Intern:

“I have accepted a job with Deloitte Federal Consulting in DC, and the intern experience shifted my career choice dramatically! During my interview process with Deloitte, I was able to really leverage my first hand experience with interacting with policy and lawmakers. I learned quickly that I am a problem solver and personally am more passionate about the policy, not the politics, of the lawmaking process. I am beyond thrilled to be able to combine my passion for policy with my business school background to help serve and solve problems for the US Federal Agencies!”

Learn More About our Summer 2021 Program:

 

Learn More About our Summer 2020 Program:

 

 

Past and Current Florida House Interns

2021 – Summer: From Auburndale (Florida Southern College); Vero Beach (University of Florida); Nokomis (Saint Leo University); India (Florida Institute of Technology); Tampa (Florida State University).

2020 – Summer: From Jacksonville (Catholic University); Lakewood Ranch (Florida State University);  Ashburn (University of Miami); Jacksonville (Florida State University). Fall:  George Washington University; Florida International University; Florida State University; George Mason University

2019 – From Plantation (University of Central Florida); Lake Worth (Florida International University); Port Orange (George Washington University); Tampa (University of Florida); Tallahassee (Florida State University); Jacksonville (Florida State University)

2018 – From Port Orange (Georgetown University); Port Orange (Florida State University); Gainesville (University of Florida); Tallahassee (Florida Southern College)

2017 – From Tampa (University of Florida); St. Petersburg (University of the South); Bartow (Florida State University); Jacksonville (University of Central Florida);  Pensacola (Pensacola State College)

2016 – From Oviedo (Dean College, MA);  Pensacola  (University of West Florida); Lakeland (University of West Florida)

2015 – From Tampa (University of Florida); Lakeland (Florida Southern College); Tallahassee  (Clemson University); Lakeland  (University of Florida); Florida Atlantic University

2014 – From the University of Central Florida; (George Washington University); University of West Florida; University of West Florida; University of West Florida; Rollins College

2013 – From the University of Florida; Washington & Lee University; University of Central Florida

 

We are currently recruiting up to five qualified candidates for our Summer 2022 Program to intern at Florida House for eight weeks. Two sessions will be offered, with the first running from May 31 to July 22, and the second running from June 6 to July 29. Please take the time to thoroughly review the job description as well as our mission before submitting your application. If you have any questions about the program, please contact our Manager of Events and Operations at Kate.bracht@floridahousedc.org.

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Florida House is currently open and ready to welcome visitors. Please note that in accordance with the rules of the District of Columbia, as of 7/31/2021 all guests are required to wear face masks, regardless of vaccination status.

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