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High School Internships

The High School Internship Program is designed for students looking for office experience and exploring careers in nonprofit administration, diplomacy, international education and international business. Primary duties include coordinating with staff and international business leaders to provide outstanding international education programs for area students. Depending on their backgrounds, skills, and interests, interns may also work alongside the GlobalJax staff and board of directors on special projects, programming for international visitors, fundraising as well as social media.


  • Full membership in GlobalJax and access to GlobalJax’s programs, events, and network

  • Experience in government relations, public policy, and international business

  • Face-to-face networking with both local and international leaders

  • Introduction to the business, government, social advocacy, and cultural resources of north-Florida

  • Opportunities for internship extension or promotion to additional leadership roles

  • Contributing to the growth of North Florida

Qualifications (applicants should have most of the following qualifications):

  • Ability to work well in groups

  • Passion for creative thinking and strategy

  • Strong writing, communication, and organizational skills

  • Interest citizen diplomacy, public diplomacy, international education and exchange

  • Maturity and a sense of humor


  • Start and end dates are flexible and based on the student's academic calendar

  • Hours and days can be negotiated, but a regular schedule is preferred

  • This is an unpaid position and intended for high school age students from both public and private schools

  • Both U.S. and non-U.S. citizens are welcome to apply

The High School Internship Program has one seat available during the Fall and Spring Semesters and two seats available during the Summer Semester. To apply for this program, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to:

Andrea Hartley, Executive Director

GlobalJax, 100 Festival Park Ave, Suite 100, Jacksonville, FL 32207

904.346.3942 (Phone)

904.346.3948 (fax)

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