Our internship program is designed to attract, develop and retain hardworking, resourceful individuals who want to make a difference in local government. Our goal is to help you gain the hands-on experience you need to build a solid career foundation for the future. Internships, which are coordinated through the county’s Human Resources Division, provide opportunities for students to learn about county government and its role in the community, as well as county employment opportunities.
To intern for Volusia County government, you must be:
Undergraduates must maintain a 2.8 GPA or higher on a 4.0 grade scale; graduate students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Internships last a maximum of one semester, usually 10-16 weeks depending on the school and time of year.
Pay and compensation
Undergraduate interns are paid $10 an hour; graduate interns receive $13 an hour. College credit is determined by the school.
Application time frames
Based on the needs of the county department, the time frame to accept applications is as follows:
Internship applications are accepted only when an internship opportunity is posted on the county’s website. When those opportunities become available, the internship opportunities will be listed here.
Please note: Unsolicited resumes or applications will not be accepted.
If you would like to be notified by email when an internship is available, please click here to complete a Job Interest Card.