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And in an Internship.

Learn. Grow. Help build futures. As an established leader in online education across the globe, our online curriculum – and our internship opportunities – are innovative, engaging, and transforming online education. At Florida Virtual School and FlexPoint, we offer personalized internship experiences with the same flexibility and support we offer our students and staff.

Our Educational Partners

When it comes to credibility and community, our students never have to choose between the two. FLVS is proud to offer internship opportunities to students that attend any of our 30+ partner college and universities. Don't see your school listed? Find out how your school can become a partner, too.

Internship Opportunities

Instructional internships are tailored to meet Florida Educator Accomplished Practices and are led by our certified Clinical Educator instructors.

Learn firsthand from our dedicated support staff and discover how putting students first can inspire their success – and yours.

An instructional internship at FLVS:

  • is available to students actively enrolled in an education degree program which requires an instructional internship for graduation, or for completion of an EPI (Educator Preparation Institute) program
  • is available to Florida residents
  • is available to an intern that is currently working toward earning their Florida Teacher Certification

An instructional internship opportunity at FLVS:

  • is a non-paid position 
  • is not a guarantee for future employment with FLVS 
  • satisfies the Florida state requirement for certification

Instructional Interns are expected to:

  • Use an FLVS laptop
  • Complete a background clearance/fingerprint submission specifically for FLVS via Fieldprint. Each prospective intern will be responsible for scheduling the services offered through Fieldprint. FLVS cannot accept results or fingerprints from another company, district, or organization
  • Adhere to the same turnaround time as teachers for answering communication from students or parents and for submitting graded assignments. We require a response to student or parent communication within 24 hours, and we require that assignments must be graded with individualized feedback within 48 hours
  • Attend all scheduled meetings on time
  • Study and learn course lessons and content in their assigned subject to provide specific feedback and support to the student
  • Utilize FLVS grading rubrics and follow grading expectations outlined in the FLVS Internship handbook
  • Meet several times with the Instructional Leader or Assistant Principal of the school
  • Return all FLVS equipment within 14 days of completing the internship

Instructional interns should: 

  • Display an interest in developing their presentation skills
  • Enjoy being on camera as it helps to engage students
  • Have strong time management skills and possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Be able to quickly master technical skills such as using Google for Education, Microsoft Suite, Zoom, Outlook, etc.
  • Be capable of spending approximately 50-75% of their internship on the phone and/or computer as our teachers communicate with students and parents, one-on-one to provide them with a personalized educational experience
  • Ability to be flexible with their internship hours
    • Flex interns and teachers are available from 8:00-8:00
    • Full Time teachers are available from 8:30-4:30

A support internship at FLVS is available to individuals looking for a paid or an unpaid internship.

  • To request an unpaid internship, it is required that FLVS has an Articulation Agreement with the school. The support intern would receive college credit for their completed internship hours in lieu of pay
  • Paid internships would not require an Articulation Agreement
  • The hours per week can vary and will be decided upon internship acceptance

FLVS is open to hosting interns in all departments.  Some of the departments that are included, but not limited to:

  • Business
  • Counseling
  • Customer Care
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Instructional Design
  • IT
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Professional Development
  • Sales
  • Strategic Initiatives

A support internship opportunity at FLVS will develop and refine skills, will help you gain more experience and confidence, and build valuable connections.  Please note, that a support staff internship is not a guarantee for future employment with FLVS.

Learn more about how these departments support our innovative online learning programs.

Support Interns are expected to:

  • have a High School diploma or GED (Required)
  • be at least 18 years of age
  • use only the FLVS laptop while interning
  • complete a background clearance/fingerprint submission specifically for FLVS via Fieldprint. Each prospective intern will be responsible for scheduling the services offered through Fieldprint. FLVS cannot accept results or fingerprints from another company, district, or organization
  • complete a drug test
  • attend and participate in a one-day FLVS orientation
  • return all FLVS equipment within 14 days of completing the internship

Support Instructional interns should:

  • adhere to organizational and employee policies
  • communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as: meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrate respect for others
  • have strong organizational skills and demonstrate attention to detail
  • adhere to the same 24-hour expectation to respond to all communication as all FLVS employees
  • establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, other departments, and customers in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale

In consideration of all the required skills, if you have a disability that qualifies for ADA accommodations, FLVS will provide those accommodations to as great an extent as possible and fully within the requirements of the law. Please notify us in advance if ADA accommodations are needed.

See How Our Interns Make A Difference

Hear From Our Past Interns

Getting Started

Ready to get started? For students attending our partner schools, please reach out to your school’s administrator to start the internship application process. If your school does not currently partner with us, please fill out our interest form and we will send you information about our partnership process.

Have Questions?

If you need help or have any questions, our team is happy to assist!

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