Internships

Students interested in completing an internship should contact the faculty member listed for their major, visit the Career Resource Center, obtain an Internship Packet. Several organizations that regularly offer internship opportunities to JU students are listed below. For more information, speak with the Internship Advisor for your major.

Geography

Internship Advisor: Ray Oldakowski, roldako@ju.edu

  • CSX
  • Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA)
  • City of Jacksonville GIS Division
  • St. Johns County Public Works
  • National Geographic Society
  • National Parks Service
  • Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

History

Internship Advisor: Jesse Hingson, jhingso@ju.edu

  • MOSH: Museum of Science and History
  • Jacksonville Historical Society
  • JU Swisher Library
  • Fort Caroline National Monument
  • Old Arlington, Inc.

Political Science

Internship Advisor: Austin Trantham, atranth@ju.edu

  • U.S. Senators and Representatives
  • Florida State Senators and Representatives
  • City of Jacksonville
  • Equality Florida
  • Jacksonville Teen Court
  • JEA
  • NextGen America
  • Vote Smart
  • Law Offices
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Political Campaigns

Psychology

Internship Advisors: Jim November, jnovemb@ju.edu and Doug Lewis, dlewis1@ju.edu

  • Pace Center for Girls
  • Communities in Schools
  • Girl Matters: It's Elementary!
  • Hubbard House
  • Riverpoint Mental Health

Sociology

Internship Advisors: Heather Downs, ​hdowns@ju.edu, Shelley Grant, sgrant@ju.edu

and Ashley Johnson, ajohnso40@ju.edu.

  • Communities in Schools
  • Girl Matters: It's Elementary!
  • Jacksonville Sheriff's Office
  • Dignity U Wear
  • The Community Foundation
  • The Arc
  • US Green Building Association
  • Terrawise Homes
  • Tigerlilly Media