Internship Program

Business people

UF and Santa Fe students enrolled in IT-related programs are recruited each semester for various internship opportunities within our department.  The selected interns gain valuable work experience and learn new software, technical, and teamwork skills.  Many students register for and receive credit hours for their internship through their degree programs.  Prior interns have assisted with system documentation, business process diagrams, user guides, process automation, web development, testing, repository management, research and product evaluations, data modelling and data flow diagrams.


Applicants must be enrolled in one of the following:

  • An IT-related graduate program at UF
  • An IT-related Bachelor program at UF or Santa Fe College (in the senior year)


Summer 2017 Internships

We are offering the following unpaid internship opportunities for the Summer 2017 semester – from  May 10 through August 4, 2017. The selected interns will gain real-world experience working within a collaborative professional team and learn a variety of IT skills while working 10-20 hours per week at UF.

Web Developer – ONE.UF

Participate in the development of the ONE.UF portal under the mentorship of a UFIT developer.  ONE.UF is a mobile-friendly, self-service portal built to provide the best possible user experience for UF students, staff and faculty.  As an active member of our Agile development team, the intern will learn and gain experience with AngularJS, Node.js, GitHub, and other modern web frameworks and libraries.  Some prior web development experience is required.

Location:  UF East Campus

Project Management Analyst – COMPASS (3 internships available)

COMPASS is a multi-year initiative to replace the current student software applications, from admission and registration through graduation.  This is the highest priority IT initiative at UF. The intern will assist a team of IT Project Managers with management of the COMPASS program of projects. The intern will learn about project management, project documentation, and project website management, as well as gain experience with HP Project and Portfolio Management (PPM), Microsoft Project, SharePoint, and other Microsoft Office tools (Visio and Excel). The intern may also attend project meetings and learn how to create requirements specifications and business process diagrams.

Location:  Ayers Building (720 NW 2nd Ave)

Business Intelligence Analyst – Office of Research

The UF Office of Research provides the institutional leadership and infrastructure necessary to achieve excellence in creating new fundamental knowledge and technological breakthroughs, in translating research to relevance, and in contributing to the educational mission of the institution. Focusing on research data, the intern will learn about Cognos data modeling using Framework Manager, Cognos report development using Report Studio, and batch processing using Applications Manager 9.0.  The intern will also assist in diagraming business processes using Visio as well as report and data model documentation.  Additional experience can be gained with other related technologies.  Exceptional verbal and written communication skills are required, including strong proficiency in English grammar. Some experience with Cognos, process flow documentation, and batch scheduling as well as Microsoft Word, Visio, and Excel is a plus.

Location:  UF East Campus                                                                                                                                                      

Enterprise Document Management (EDM) Analyst

Join UFIT’s EDM team, which supports, administers, and builds solutions using Hyland OnBase, UF’s EDM platform.  The intern will hone their teamwork, collaboration, and quality assurance skills as well as learn how electronic documents are exported from legacy systems, imported into OnBase, indexed, and validated.  The intern must possess strong attention to detail and excellent analytical, communication, and organizational skills.

Location: UF East Campus

Web Developer – Salesforce  (2 internships available)

UF is implementing an enterprise-wide Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) system built on the Salesforce platform.  The goal of the CRM system is to provide improved business functionality and develop a 360 degree view of all constituents to improve connections and levels of service.  As an active member of our development team, the intern will learn and gain experience with Salesforce.  Prior experience with Java, C# and web development is required.

Location:  UF East Campus

Testing/Development Analyst – UFIRST

UFIRST is UF’s integrated research support tool used to streamline workflow and improve transparency, tracking and reporting. This internship is an opportunity for a self-starter to deliver testing/development solutions for the UFIIRST application.  As a member of the UFIRST team, the intern will learn how to develop and document a suite of automated testing scripts using developer-driven tools based upon a pre-existing community-driven framework.  Some experience with the following development/testing tools is preferred:  Visual Studio, C#, HTML, NUnit, SpecFlow and Selenium.

Location:  UF East Campus



  • 04/12/17:   First day to apply
  • 04/18/17:   Last day to apply
  • 04/28/17:   Intern interviews completed
  • 05/10/17:   First day of internship
  • 08/04/17:   Last day of internship


How to Apply

The internship application period is 04/12/17 – 04/18/2017.  Click HERE to apply.  Be prepared to upload a cover letter and resume as part of the application.  NOTE:  You may apply for only one internship.  Do not submit multiple applications . . . only the first one will be kept.

Interviews for selected candidates will be held April 20 – April 28.  Traveling? No problem . . . we can conduct interviews via phone or Skype.