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Recruitment Programs

K-12: Outreach and Campus Visits

The Office of Diversity Affairs facilitate programs for K-12 student groups through departments within the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES). While visiting the University of Georgia campus, students will participate in workshops from researchers and professers in areas such as food science and technology, the global, impact of insects, poultry and animal science, and plant disease and pests.

High School Students: Young Scholars Internship Program

The Young Scholars Internship Program (YSP) is a high school recruitment initiative through the Office of Diversity Affairs. YSP is a paid six-week summer internship for high school students interested in agricultural, food and environmental sciences. Organized by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, selected students work 30 hours a week on the UGA Athens, Griffin or Tifton campus, actively engaged in research under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Over the past 27 years, Young Scholars have placed over 700 applicants; 60% of these applicants were students from underrepresented populations.

Multicultural Students: Ga Daze, Movimiento Latino, and Georgia African American Male Experience

The CAES Office of Diversity Affairs partners with the UGA Office of Institutional Diversity (OID) to recruit multicultural high school seniors accepted to the University of Georgia. These multicultural events allow students to experience campus, UGA dining halls and networking with current faculty, staff, and students from UGA and the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Students who particapte in Georgia Daze, Movimiento Latino and the Georgia African American Male Experience are engaged by faculty and students concerning career pathways, academic coursework, and campus life.