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2025 FGCU Legislative Internship Program
7/1/2024 - 5/9/2025

The program provides an opportunity for FGCU students to receive a full-time, non-partisan internship that is stipend supported during the Spring Semester of each academic year.  Interns will receive hands-on experience learning about state political dynamics and the legislative process while working for an elected official or within a government agency.

Program participants will receive well-rounded political and academic experience that complements traditional classroom learning with the ability to acquire unique job skills, protocol skills, and networking skills within the atmosphere of the Florida State Capitol.

Legislative Interns represent FGCU, and therefore, the highest conduct is expected.  Interns must adapt to a rigorous work schedule, and develop an effective working relationship with their sponsoring elected official and/or supervisor.

Applications Open- July 1, 2024

Visit https://www.fgcu.edu/governmentrelations/legislativeinternship for more information.


Interns are provided with furnished housing for 60 days, which includes the estimated payment of rent and utilities per unit of $9,400 while participating in the program and relocated to Tallahassee for the Legislative Session.

Interns are eligible to receive an estimated $2,500 scholarship disbursed before the start of the Spring academic semester.  

Interns are required to meet with a financial aid advisor to determine their stipend eligibility based on their current financial aid package. If eligible, the scholarship is deposited into the intern’s Banner Account before departing for Tallahassee, Florida.

Interns are provided reserved parking for 60 days for an estimated cost of $180 while in Tallahassee during Legislative Session. 

Travel Details

Travel to Tallahassee for the 60-day Legislative Session- March 2025-May 2025.


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