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Georgia Sea Grant

Fellowships and Internships

Georgia Sea Grant administers a number of fellowships and internships to students and recent graduates. Through federal and state partnerships, these opportunities provide real-world experience, learning opportunities, accelerate career development and increase available expertise related to these fields. For more information, please contact Mona Behl at mbehl@uga.edu.

College of Coastal Georgia (CCGA) Collaborations
With Georgia Sea Grant support, MAREX Brunswick designed field and lab classes for undergraduate Ecology and Environmental Science students from the College of Coastal Georgia (CCGA). The classes included sampling water quality and trawling aboard the R/V Georgia Bulldog.

Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
The prestigious Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship places highly-qualified graduate students from the nation’s 32 regional Sea Grant offices in positions with federal government host offices in Washington D.C. that establish and implement national policies related to marine, coastal and Great Lakes resources.

Coastal Management Fellowship
The Coastal Management Fellowship was established to provide education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students and to provide project assistance to state coastal zone management programs. The program matches postgraduate students with state coastal zone programs to work on projects proposed by the state and selected by the fellowship sponsor, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management. 

NOAA Fisheries/Sea Grant Joint Graduate Fellowship 
The NOAA Fisheries/Sea Grant Joint Graduate Fellowship Program in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics is designed to strengthen the collaboration between Sea Grant and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). The Fisheries Fellowship is available to US citizens who are graduate students enrolled in PhD degree programs in academic institutions in the United States and its territories. Ph.D. candidates interested in the population and ecosystem dynamics of living marine resources and the development and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing their status can receive up to three years of funding. Ph.D. students in marine resource economics, concentrating on the conservation and management of living marine resources, can receive two years of funding.