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Intern Housing Program

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

To apply – complete this form: Florida Tech Summer Intern Housing - Application Form. The form is open from February 1st – June 1st

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

Are you an intern in the Melbourne, Florida area? If so, Florida Tech has everything you need: a comfortable apartment, private bedroom, private bathroom, Internet, pool access, and more.

To check availability for summer intern housing, contact the Housing Coordinator at (321) 309 - 3079 or Interns will register online and must commit to University Terms and Conditions.

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; the entrance is off the north side of Palm Bay Road. Panther Bay includes such amenities as an outdoor swimming pool, picnic tables, and barbeque grills.

Address of apartment complex clubhouse: 1540 Skippers Way NE, Palm Bay, FL 32905

About the Apartments: The apartment includes five bedrooms with one extra-long twin bed per bedroom. Each bedroom also has its own bathroom with a sink, shower, and toilet. The apartment also includes a living/dining area and full kitchen (no cookware/dishes/utensils), a washer and dryer, wireless Internet, and a TV (cable is not included).

For more information about the apartment visit:

Interns are assigned a bedroom but may request an apartment roommate(s). The Housing Coordinator reserves the right to make all housing assignments according to space availability.

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

Check-in and Check-out Dates: 

Option 1: 8 weeks | Check-in is May 18, 2024, and Check-out is July 7, 2024.

Option 2: 8 weeks | Check-in is June 1, 2024, and Check-out is July 28, 2024.

Option 3: 10 weeks | Check-in is May 18, 2024, and Check-out is July 28, 2024.

Rent and Payment Information: Rent is $250 per person per week, and this rate does NOT include local taxes. The total balance is due a week prior to move-in.

Payment Options: Upon completion of the Application and approval, you will receive an email with the online payment form. This form must be completed one week prior to your option's start date.

Cancellation Policy: Any total cancellation must be received in writing via email at no less than three weeks prior to the planned arrival date. Cancellation requests received less than three weeks prior to the intern's scheduled arrival will receive a partial refund. Interns who leave early will not get a refund except at the Housing Coordinator's discretion under special circumstances that will be addressed on a case-by-case basis.

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

Parking: You will receive a parking permit during Check-in that must be displayed in your vehicle while on campus.

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, and the intern will be instructed to remove the pet from Florida Tech premises within 24 hours. Failure to remove the pet/or pay the fine will result in the University removing the animal at the intern's expense and losing their summer intern housing at Florida Tech. Any damage, cleaning, or pest control costs associated with the presence of an unauthorized pet will be billed to the intern.

With any questions before arrival on campus, please contact the Housing Coordinator at (321) 309 - 3079. We recommend that you print this page for your reference. We look forward to welcoming you to Florida Tech!

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