Intern Housing Program

The Intern Housing Program is a short-term housing program for students from other colleges and universities coming to the Melbourne, Florida area for internships in Summer 2014.

Please note that current Florida Tech students are not eligible for the Intern Housing Program through the Conference Services Bureau and must contact Campus Services with all summer housing questions.

Are you an intern in the Melbourne, Florida area? If so, Florida Institute of Technology has everything you need: comfortable housing, free access to the Internet, free local phone calls, mail services upon request and free parking!

To check availability for summer intern housing, contact the Conference Services Bureau at (321) 309-3836 or conference (at) fit (dot) edu. Interns will register online and must commit to University Terms and Conditions. A valid credit card number is required for all confirmed registrations.

Panther Bay Living Room / Kichen areaBathroomWasher/Dryer in every ApartmentKichen/Dining Area
Living Room Panther Bay Bedroom Panther Bay Pool Apartment Building at Panther Bay
Picnic / Grill Area at Panther BayPanther Bay Pool/Club House

About Panther Bay: This modern, three-story, air conditioned, furnished, apartment-style residence hall is located two miles from campus just east of the Babcock Road – Palm Bay Road intersection; entrance is off the north side of Palm Bay Road. Panther Bay includes such amenities as outdoor swimming pool, picnic tables, and barbeque grills.

About the Apartments: The apartment includes 5 bedrooms with 1 twin bed per bedroom. Each bedroom also has its own bathroom that includes bathroom sink, shower, and toilet. The apartment also includes a living/dining area and full kitchen (no cookware/dishes/utensils), washer and dryer, wireless internet and cable television are provided at no additional cost (must provide your own computer and/or television).

 Interns are assigned a bedroom but can request an apartment roommate(s). Interns will share the living area, kitchen and laundry room. The Conference Services Bureau reserves the right to make all housing assignments according to availability of space.

Interns will need to provide their own bed linens, blankets, pillows and towels. Interns are to maintain clean, safe, and orderly living conditions.

Full payment due upon completion of registration.

Check-in and Check-out Dates:   Interns may move in as early as Saturday, May 17, 2014 and MUST vacate their apartment no later than Friday, August 1, 2014 by 6pm.  No extensions of stay past Friday, August 1 at 6pm can be given!  Detailed information on check-in procedures, times and locations will be included in your registration confirmation email which should be printed for your reference. Additional information will be provided via email during the summer to all intern housing guests.

Rent and Payment Information:   Rent is $180 per person, per week, and this rate DOES NOT include state and local taxes.  Additionally, there is a one-time, non-refundable service fee covering administrative costs and credit card processing - amount of fee is based upon length of stay. Full payment may be made by credit card in advance via the online registration system at https://www.regonline.com/summerinternhousing2014

Cancellation Policy:   For a refund of your housing payment minus one week’s rent ($180.00) plus the non-refundable service fee, any total cancellation must be received in writing via email (conference (at) fit (dot) edu) no less than two weeks prior to planned arrival date.

Refund Policy for Date Change:   Any changes to dates of your internship that would result in a later arrival or earlier departure than your originally reserved dates must be communicated in writing via email (conference (at) fit (dot) edu) by Saturday, May 03, 2014. Any possible refund will be decided on a case-by-case basis. Be sure to discuss your internship and housing dates with your employer as soon as possible to avoid such situations.

Check-Out Information:   A final apartment inspection walk-thru with a Conference Services Bureau staff member is mandatory before check-out. Final apartment inspection arrangements must be made at least 3 working days in advance of your departure. Renter must return the room to its original configuration. In addition, trash must be emptied and room cleaned. Excessive cleaning fees will be charged to individuals that do not return the room to the condition in which it was received.  

Smoking:   Smoking is not permitted anywhere inside of campus residential buildings.

Parking:   You must register your vehicle with the Conference Services Bureau prior to move in. You will receive a parking permit that will need to be displayed in your vehicle while on campus.  There is no additional charge for parking.

Pets:  For health, sanitation, public safety and in consideration of others, pets of any sort are prohibited.  Should this policy be violated, a fine of $150 will be assessed to the credit card on record, and the intern will be instructed to remove the pet from Florida Tech premises within 24 hours. Should the intern fail to remove the pet, the animal will be removed by the university at the intern’s expense and the intern may face an additional fine of $75 per day.  Any damage, cleaning or pest control costs associated with the presence of an unauthorized pet will be billed to the intern.

With any questions prior to arrival on campus, please call the Conference Services Bureau at 321-309-3836. We recommend that you print this page for your reference. We look forward to welcoming you to Florida Tech!