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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.
Business Management Internships
Agribusiness InternshipsThe 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.
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.
Logistics Account Executive - InternshipR+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.
Special Olympics of Marion County provides year-round sports training and competition to children and adults 8 years of age and older with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Student interns gain valuable experience in coordinating events, networking with the local business community, creating marketing materials, learning how to manage a nonprofit organization and more.
Front Street Commercial Real Estate Group full service, commercial real estate service firm offering its clients brokerage, leasing, property management, insurance and mortgage banking solutions.
Internship opportunities in Business and Marketing including project management, market research, office administration, customer relationship management and more.
Small Business Development/EntrepreneurshipThis organization supports local entrepreneurs and sponsors students interested in administration, management, marketing and entrepreneurship.
|Graphic Design & IT|
Marketing - Digital Marketing - Internship
Xiocast is an indoor digital signage company specifically designed to support the marketing and advertising efforts of local business.
The organization offers student interns a great opportunity to learn about digital media production and video network management and provides outstanding opportunities to build professional relationships with the local business community.
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
Opportunities available with Marketing, Parks and Recreation, IT and others.
Things 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
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 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|
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.
North 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.
Healthcare 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.
Dental Office - Management Internship - Employment Potential
At Heartland Dental, we provide comprehensive administrative support services to tackle marketing, accounting, and other aspects for dental practices, allowing them to focus on what really matters: caring for their patients. Our diverse team of administrative professionals is one of the best in the nation, and we're committed to supporting dentists in every way we can.
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.
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 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.
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|
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.