Alachua County Supervisor of Elections

The Alachua County Supervisor of Elections registers eligible voters, qualifies candidates for office, staffs polling locations, and provides voter outreach education and information. In conjunction with the UF’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service, the office is offering UF students two internships focused on assisting the office’s Elections Outreach Director in efforts to educate the public on voting, elections, and other related areas. Interns are required to register for course credit and work 10 hours a week. It is a semester-long internship. Applications are due by November 28, 2018, with the expectation of the internship beginning January 8, 2019. For more information and the application form, please email Dr. Dickison at

Tallahassee Semester Internship

The Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida offers the Tallahassee Semester Internship program each spring term to coincide with Florida's legislative session. During the spring semester, the Center offers up to 15 internships throughout Florida government, including positions with the legislature, governor's office and executive branch agencies, the news media and various associations and lobbying organizations.

City of Gainesville Fellowship

The City of Gainesville and the Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida offer an annual City of Gainesville Local Government Fellowship program. Students work part time (10 to 15 hours a week) during the fall and spring semesters of an entire academic year.

Local Government Internship

The Bob Graham Center for Public Service and Florida Blue Key at the University of Florida offer the Local Government Internship program each summer. During the summer semester, interns will work in City and/or County Manager offices across the state of Florida in fields such as business/finance, engineering, landscape design, and public administration.

The Washington Center Internship Program

The Washington Center provides a diverse selection of world-class internship programs and seminars in the heart of Washington, D.C. Completing a TWC program will equip you with the skills and confidence to thrive in a competitive global marketplace.

Virtual Internship Program (VIP)

The Virtual Internship Program (VIP) Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida provides an innovative internship experience in the public sector that removes the barriers of the traditional, domestic internship experience, financial or otherwise. 

IFAS Extension Internship

Students participating in this paid internship will work with county Extension faculty to deliver educational programming throughout the state of Florida.