Internships at the Florida Department of Corrections are only for criminology and criminal justice majors, right?
No. We have internship opportunities available in a variety of professional and academic disciplines.
Are the internships paid or unpaid?
In most cases the internships are unpaid with the exception of those offered in the Doctoral psychology program. Academic credit may be awarded in accordance with your college's requirements and standards.
How long does the internship last?
All placements require a commitment of a minimum of one academic semester/term and a minimum commitment of 20-30 hours per week, with the exception of Probation and Parole which requires a 40 hour per week commitment.
The Florida Department of Corrections is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Certain veterans and spouses of veterans receive preference in employment
by the state as provided by Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, and are encouraged to apply.