Internship Opportunities

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Enhance your resume and gain skills in business management, office administration, marketing, accounting, agribusiness, graphic design, website development, IT help desk, logistics, engineering and more by completing an internship with a local employer.

You can explore the sample internships below plus visit for additional postings. For more information about internships, please contact Bonnie Hays at

Business Management | Graphic Design & IT | Criminal Justice/Public Safety | Healthcare Management | Agribusiness | Office Administration | Logistics and Supply Chain

 Business Management Internships

The Villages LogoAgribusiness Internships

The Villages Grown provides farm to table products using sustainable farming practices anchored by a 45-acre innovative growing complex located in the Villages, FL. The company’s goal is to provide the community with fresh, nutrient-dense food to support healthy, active lifestyles. The Villages Grown offers internships and job opportunities in Greenhouse Production, Field Production, and more. Watch the Villages Grown video.

Logo for Fastenal InternshipFastenal Internship

Guided by a motto of Growth Through Customer Service®, our local teams work closely with customers to keep needed supplies flowing, provide supply chain solutions and expertise, and drive business improvements that help them compete and thrive. Simply put, we don't just make a sale — we align with our customers to make them more successful.

Watch The Power of Fastenal People video

R L Global Logistics LogoLogistics Account Executive - Internship

R+L Global seeks bachelor degree students interested in career opportunities in logistics, marketing, finance and other relevant areas. These are generally paid internships with long-term job potential.
Winco InternshipWinco Manufacturing sponsors student interns in engineering, Business & Organizational Management, office administration and others. Opportunities involve human resources, customer service, quality control, business and office administration.

Powerplant LogoSmall Business Development/Entrepreneurship

This organization supports local entrepreneurs and sponsors students interested in administration, management, marketing and entrepreneurship.
Graphic Design & IT
Marion County Logo
Marion County Offices

Numerous opportunities to work with local government including HR, Community Services, IT Help Desk, Parks and Recreation, Public Library System, Veterans Services, Tourist Development and more.

Background check required.

City of Ocala LogoCity of Ocala

Opportunities available with Marketing, Parks and Recreation, IT and others.

Things to Do Ocala LogoThings to Do Ocala

Things to Do Ocala is a digital marketing site reaching our community with up-to-date information about local events. They are growing rapidly and are currently located in the Power Plant Business Incubator in downtown Ocala.

 Criminal Justice/Public Safety Internships
Ocala Police Department

The Ocala Police department offers a wide variety of opportunities for student interns including IT, Human Resources, business management, Public Safety Administration, and more. Background check and application required.

Fifth Judicial Circuit LogoFifth Judicial Circuit

The Fifth Judicial Circuit is the court system covering Marion, Citrus, Sumter, Hernando and Lake counties. Internships provide opportunities to work in various departments of court administration.

Kids Central LogoKids Central and Community Outreach

Kids Central offers a wide variety of community support activities including foster care administration, youth mentoring, family support services, and more. They have locations in Wildwood and Ocala. Background check required.

Healthcare Management Internships
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The Centers – Mental Health Provider

The Centers offers a great internship experience for healthcare management students and others interested in this field. Opportunities in administration and human resources.

US Department of Veterans LogoNorth Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System

Offers a variety of internship opportunities for students in healthcare management, business and MIS degree programs. They have locations in Gainesville, the Villages and Lecanto.

Eye Care Center of Ocala LogoHealthcare Management/Medical Office

Eye Care Center of Ocala is a full scope optometry practice offering medically oriented optical services. They are very progressive and invest in technology. They offer a variety of opportunities including front/back desk, technicians and optical staff. Their practice is growing with a new location on Highway 200 near the Publix at Heath Brook.

Agribusiness Internships
Crones' Cradle Conserve Foundation – Agribusiness Management

This is a 756-acre ecological preserve and education center located in Marion County. They offer an organic farm, country store, retreat center, and events. Great opportunity for Agribusiness students.

LandscapesUSA LogoLandscape Management

Landscapes USA offers a paid summer internship for students interested in horticulture. Students gain experience in landscape enhancement management and production, irrigation management and production, accounting and forecasting, equipment maintenance and more. Application is due mid-April.

Great American Insurance Group LogoAgribusiness Management

Great American Insurance group combines a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed.

The AgriBusiness Division provides coverage for full-time operating farms, ranches, equine and agricultural operations on a nationwide basis through independent agents who specialize in the rural market. Internships available for the fall semester.

Office Administration
Office Administration

Located on CF’s Ocala Campus, the Talent Center provides employment services to students, graduates and professionals.

Learn about local employment opportunities and how to market yourself effectively for career and professional development.

Logistics and Supply Chain
Fastenal Internship

Guided by a motto of Growth Through Customer Service®, Fastenal’s supply chain internship allows you to observe the inner workings of a plant that produces and delivers a product. You will see how professionals interact with the production team, warehouse supervisors, upper management, and customers. The project management, technical, problem solving, and communication skills you learn in this internship may help launch your career.

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For more information about internships, please contact Bonnie Hays at
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