Innovation Intership

What is it?

Luis A. Ferré executive internship offers university students an invaluable public service opportunity. Participants in this four-week internship (June 3 – June 28, 2019) will contribute to activities carried out in various government offices (including the Office of the Governor). Students accepted in PRITS will participate in an eight-week internship starting June 3 and ending July 26.

Some of the offices and agencies participating in this initiative include:

Governor's Office


Department of Agriculture

Department of Consumer Affairs

Department of Correction and Rehabilitation

Department of Education

Department of Family

Department of Treasury (Hacienda)

Department of Justice

Department of Recreation and Sports

Department of Natural and Environmental Resources

Department of Labor and Human Resources

Department of Transportation and Public Works

Department of Housing

Planning Board

Telecommunications Regulatory Board of Puerto Rico

Office for Socioeconomic and Community Development

State Office of Public Energy Policy

Office of Management and Budget


To apply, you must meet the following criteria:

Be an American citizen or legal US resident

Be between the age of 18 and 29 on June 3, 2019

Be enrolled in a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree program

Have an updated resume

Submit a professor's letter recommendation

What do we want to achieve?

Expose our youth to professional experiences that make them acquire skills and vision that leads them to achieve their aspirations

Offer a space for knowledge exchange where students will participate in activities carried out in various government offices

That the youth contribute to activities carried out in our government