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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Get a head start.

If you're interested in a career in Extension, completing an internship will put you a big step ahead of the competition.

Find your passion.

If you love helping people and hands-on work, you’ll feel right at home.

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.

A select number of paid internships are offered each semester, so be sure to apply early for full consideration. If you’re also looking for class credit, it’s up to you to work with the internship coordinator in your department to arrange for college credit.


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 are due 90 days before the first day of class for the semester in which the student wishes to do their internship.

  • 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, are to be submitted online through the CAES scholarships and internships portal. 


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