What is it like to work for Cooperative Extension?
Whether you want to work outside, have a job that gets you out into the community helping others or build a career that counts, UGA Cooperative Extension has a wide variety of career opportunities that will help you meet your goals while building a better future for those around you.
We have offices and education centers in almost every Georgia county, so you have options of where you want to live and work.
We have a faculty promotion system that rewards you for the steps you take in building your career.
As a UGA faculty member, you will enjoy outstanding benefits like few other careers can offer.
What kind of opportunities exist with Cooperative Extension?
Career opportunities with UGA Extension include traditional county extension agents in agriculture and natural resources, family and consumer sciences and 4-H youth development. There are also area agents who focus on one specialty such as blueberries, Vidalia onions, livestock/poultry, water quality, energy education and commercial horticulture.
UGA Extension also has faculty in academic departments in Athens, Griffin, Statesboro and Tifton. They work with researchers to provide technical expertise to support county agents and develop educational materials for agents and the public.
How do I find out about current job openings with Extension?
UGA Human Resources
Visit the University of Georgia's job posting site at www.ugajobsearch.com to find open UGA-funded positions with Extension. Click on the box "County Extension Agents" to find openings within county offices.
CAES Human Resources
Visit the CAES Business Office's Human Resources page for more information about working for Extension. Cooperative Extension positions that are not funded by the University of Georgia are posted on this site. This may include county-funded and volunteer positions.