Law Enforcement Programs

Internships and Volunteering

About the Program

Tanesha Williams pointing to a computer screen at the FSA website, while a seated male intern looks at the screenFSA is dedicated to keeping Florida’s citizens and visitors safe. Our goal is to protect youth, provide services to sheriffs and promote public safety through the legislative process. Our interns may enjoy a variety of experiences such as working in the areas of law enforcement, corrections or even public safety, with our Teen Driver Challenge program.

Our internship program offers opportunities to college and university students. They are best suited to those working toward an associate, bachelors, masters or doctoral degree. We currently offer internship opportunities in Public Policy,Criminology/Criminal Justice, General Business and related fields. Interns are asked to work 12 to 15 hours per week for 10 to 12 weeks from the FSA headquarters in Tallahassee, Florida. Applicants interested an internship program outside of Tallahassee should contact their local Sheriff’s Office.


Internship applications must be submitted by:

  • December 1 for Spring Internships
  • April 1 for Summer Internships 
  • August 1 for Fall Internships

Become a Volunteer

Get involved in the FSA’s mission of protecting, leading & uniting by becoming a volunteer.

Volunteering has a meaningful, positive impact on our community. For this reason, FSA welcomes any volunteer, 18 years of age or older, to assist in promoting public safety in our state. A FSA volunteer should have:

  • A dedication to furthering FSA’s mission
  • A desire to develop personal leadership expertise
  • A willingness to learn from others
  • A commitment to volunteer-staff partnership

How to Apply:

Applications may be sent via email or postal service or delivered in person to FSA headquarters. Direct applications and any questions can be sent to Tanesha Williams.