• Intern Fingerprinting

    Any individual wishing to intern with the Sarasota County School District must submit to level 2 fingerprint screening through the Sarasota County School District. This includes observations, field placements, internships, clinical, and practicum requests.

    The fingerprints will remain valid with Sarasota County Schools for 5 years.  More information about this screening process can be found here.


    Prior to making an appointment, you must submit an appropriate Intern application online:

    1. To submit an application, please click here
    2. Create an account and Enter your Personal Information
    3. Under Smart Forms, select the appropriate level of Intern application (Field Experience/Observation OR Practicum/Clinical Experience)
    4. ‘Send to Background Processor’
    5. Last, make an appointment by clicking here

    Must bring to the appointment:

    • Photo ID
    • Fee: $90
      (Visa, Master Card, Discover, Money order, Cashier’s Check) (No cash or personal checks are accepted, and fees are non-refundable.) Payment is the responsibility of the Intern applicant.

    Please note: Fingerprinting and background clearance does not guarantee placement.