Employers rely heavily on resumes that demonstrate relevant work history. An internship is a great way to gain valuable work experience and build connections with fisheries professionals.

2023 Internships

Georgia DNR WRD Fisheries Management Section

  • Bainbridge: The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is seeking a motivated undergraduate to fill a seasonal summer position at Silver Lake Public Fishing Area in Bainbridge, GA. Silver Lake PFA staff manage over 500 acres of public water with the goal of providing a quality angling experience to visitors. The PFA is comprised of over 30 small natural ponds and a 250 acre lake. The Intern will work 40 hours per week. Applicants must be able to tolerate a variety of inclement field conditions including extremely hot weather, biting insects, and encounters with dangerous wildlife(alligators and venomous snakes). Onsite housing is provided. Deadline to apply: 3/6

The Inclusive NOAA Fisheries InternSHip (IN FISH) is a partnership program between NOAA and research partners in academia and non-governmental research institutions. It is a 10-week paid undergraduate internship for U.S. citizens in a NOAA or partner institution marine research lab or marine resources program office. All undergraduate students who are enrolled in an undergraduate program at the time of the application period and are U.S. citizens are eligible to apply and participate. Applications are due February 10, 2023

2022 IN FISH students share their stories.

The University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant provides internship opportunities for undergraduate students from colleges and universities across the state. These internships are geared towards students interested in expanding their practical experience through public service, outreach, education, communications and scientific research. Students who want to learn more about environmental education, marine science, fisheries and aquaculture, water quality, sustainable landscapes, coastal hazards, water resources or stormwater management are welcome to apply for an internship. Depending on the student’s home institution, it may be possible to earn credit hours for internship work with Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant at one of our three locations; Athens, Savannah or Brunswick.