UGA Extension Internship

UGA Cooperative Extension offers semester-long internships to college students. Students will be matched with an agent in the county or regional Extension office that they prefer, if possible. The internship can be completed during any semester of the year and is a paid internship.

What is the Extension Internship?

UGA Extension offers paid internships for college students to work for one semester in a county Extension office. Students will be matched with an agent in the county or region they prefer, if possible. The internship can be completed during any semester during the year. There are a limited number of paid internships available each year.

For more information, view the Extension Internship brochure (pdf).

Interns will have the opportunity to:

  • get involved in Extension programming,
  • experience 4-H, maybe even go to camp, and
  • earn college credits. It will be up to the student to work with the internship coordinator in their department to arrange for college credits.

Applicant Information

Minimum requirements
Applicants must be:

  • Enrolled (or the semester immediately following graduation) as an undergraduate or graduate student in a degree program that would qualify the participant for employment as an Extension agent
  • Interested in pursuing a career in Extension

Internship Application Deadlines for the current year
Applications are due 90 days before the first day of class for the semester in which the student wishes to do their internship.

  • Spring semester deadline - Oct. 1

UGA Extension Internship Program

Apply Now
Application Deadline: October 1, 2018
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension offers semester-long internships to students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Work with Extension agents across the state to see firsthand how the organization serves Georgia. Get hands-on experience in the field and office and, whenever possible, be matched with an agent in your preferred county or region of Georgia. UGA Extension internships give you the opportunity to explore careers in food, agriculture, environmental fields, natural resources, family and consumer sciences or community and youth development. Identify what regions or counties of Georgia you are most interested in and submit your application by October 1! Our semester-long internships are credit-hour-eligible. So besides learning about your career options, building your resume and helping better your community, you can also earn college credit. Student may also apply to intern the summer following graduation. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies required: • A desire to serve others, taking a genuine interest in people • The ability to lead, teach, motivate and communicate effectively  • The motivation to continue learning and growing professionally  • The desire to work as part of a team   For more information, visit extension.uga.edu/careers or contact Maria Bowie, internship coordinator at 706-542-3908 or mbowie@uga.edu.

Just the facts

Company/Organization:
UGA Extension

Location:
Throughout Georgia

Stipend:
Available

When:
Flexible

Application info:
Applications available online; due 90 days before desired semester for internship

Internship Contact

Maria Bowie Marketing Professional
Office of Communications and Creative Services (OCCS)