Internship Opportunities

Earn credit and gain hands-on experience through Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant
internship opportunities.

Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant provides internship opportunities for undergraduate students from colleges and universities across the state. These internships are geared towards students interested in expanding their practical experience through public service, outreach, education, communications and scientific research. Students who want to learn more about environmental education, marine science, fisheries and aquaculture, water quality, sustainable landscapes, coastal hazards, water resources or stormwater management are welcome to apply for an internship. Depending on the student’s home institution, it may be possible to earn credit hours for internship work with Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant at one of our three locations; Athens, Savannah or Brunswick.

Pre-Application Process

Prospective interns must fill out a pre-application in order to be considered for an internship with Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, regardless of location or compensation. You can find the link to the pre-application on the internship webpages.

If you’re interested in learning about the year-long Marine Education Fellowship, click here.

Experiential Learning Credits

Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant’s summer internships are approved Experiential Learning opportunities. Experiential learning gives students hands-on opportunities to connect their academic foundations to the world beyond the classroom. Any student applying for one of our internship opportunities can apply for experiential learning credits.

If you are an undergraduate student at UGA and you are considering applying for one of our internships, click here to find out about UGA’s Experiential Learning Scholarships. These scholarships support undergraduate students pursuing approved experiential learning activities.

Deadline to apply for scholarships for spring 2021 is Oct. 19, 2020. 

Deadline to apply for scholarships for summer 2021 and fall 2021 is February 15, 2021


International Applicants

For International applicants, in order to apply for this internship, you must be able to show you possess a valid student visa (F-1 or J-1) and I-20 form or DS-2019 form, and /or valid student immigration status in the U.S.

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