Intern With an Agent

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.

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2018 intern graduation

Above: Summer 2018 Intern Graduation at Rock Eagle. If you're interested in a career in Extension, completing an internship will put you a big step ahead of the competition.


Who Is Eligible? 

Students currently enrolled at any college or university in an undergraduate or graduate program are eligible. Graduates may also apply for an internship during the semester immediately following graduation. We’re looking for people with:

  • interest in pursuing a career with Extension.
  • desire to serve others and a genuine interest in people.
  • ability to lead, teach, motivate, and communicate effectively.
  • motivation to continue learning and growing professionally.
  • desire to work as part of a team.

The majority of our paid internships are offered during the summer, so be sure to apply early for full consideration. We also offer a limited number of volunteer and part-tme internships during fall and spring semesters. If you need class credit, it’s up to you to work with your academic advisor to arrange for college credit. This internship meets UGA's experiential learning requirement.


Take your skills to the next level.

Apply your classroom knowledge to the job and improve your communication.

Build your network.

Meet people in the local community and within the organization’s statewide network while learning from our best agents.

Application Details

Applications deadlines are outined below. Late applications are not accepted. The majority of paid internships are available during the summer. We generally have a very limited number of unpaid and part-time placements available during fall and spring semesters. Please contact employee recruitment and internship coordinator Maria Bowie with any questions at mbowie@uga.edu or 706-542-3908.

  • Fall semester deadline – May 1 of the current year
  • Spring semester deadline – October 1 of current year
  • Summer semester deadline – February 1 of the current year

Applications, including a current resume and cover letter, are to be submitted online through the  CAES scholarships and internships portal. Non-UGA students should provide their home institutional information in place of UGA specific details (major/hours completed/etc.).


Contact Us:

Office of the Associate Dean for Extension
111 Conner Hall
Athens, GA 30602
coopext@uga.edu | 706-542-1060


"Whether I was working in the field with a grower or with 4-H’ers at camp, my internship allowed me to grow by learning something different every day. I fell in love with the work that Extension does to serve people of all ages in Georgia."
- Megan Powell, UGA intern