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Welcome to Grit U®

Our summer internship program designed to teach time tested life and success principles to college age students by running a business and developing entrepreneurial, leadership, and communication skills

 
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Grit U  Summer Internship

​*  In person 10 week internship

*  Live and work at Grit University

*  We help  you develop leadership, sales, and entrepreneurial skills by learning and implementing all aspects of running a business

*  Weekly salary + profit sharing

 

*  Mental, physical, emotional training

 

*  Learn and study life and success principles

*  Personal mentorship by an entrepreneur with decades of experience

 

Our 2022 Summer Interns

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Check out the Grit.org Podcast Preview for our 2022 Summer Interns

Kevin Butler

 

*  Rising Junior at Stetson University

*  D-1 Football player (offensive line)

*  Shot put record holder at PV High

*  Helped manage and lead 30 counselors and 318 campers and made $6,250

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Jack Foster

 

*  Rising Junior at Florida State University

*  On fast track to get MBA by graduation

*  Basketball player, coach, and trainer

*  Helped manage and lead 30 counselors and 318 campers and made $6,250

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Click here to see additional pictures and videos of Grit Camp they ran this summer

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Our 2021 Summer Intern

Colby Harris

 

*  a returning Grit University intern after making $6,000 last summer 

*  he has had a weekly role since Jan. 2021 in helping prepare for Grit Camp summer 2021

*  he helped manage and lead over 15 counselors and 281 campers and made $10,000

* hired on as full-time staff at end of summer

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Our high school counselors get service hours, hourly pay, and/or bonuses.  Plus, the chance to play sports and make a difference working with young people!

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Counselor appreciation video - see the difference they made!

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Our 2020 Summer Interns

Dylan Tedder

 

*  born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida

*  Sophomore at Valdosta State University in Valdosta, Ga

*  Business Major

*  2 time Junior National Tae Kwan Do champion and 2nd degree black belt

* helped lead 12 counselors and 206 campers and made $6,000 profit for the summer

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Find out more about the business they launched this summer: 

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Colby Harris

 

*  lives in Fernandina Beach, Florida

*  Senior at Fernandina Beach High School

*  President of his Senior Class

*  Competitive Surfer and Region Champion

* helped lead 12 counselors and 206 campers and made $6,000 profit for the summer

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Counselor appreciation video - see the difference they made!