Sea Grant Community Engaged Undergraduate Internship

Alaska Sea Grant will be accepting applications for the summer 2024 internship program beginning in January. If you have any questions, please reach out to CEI coordinator Davin Holen.

Sea Grant, a network of 34 programs across the United States, is accepting applications for paid summer internships for undergraduate students from indigenous or underrepresented communities who are pursuing careers in marine policy, marine science, science communication or other STEM-related field. The interns will work under the supervision of Sea Grant mentors or scientists working on Sea Grant-funded projects. They will gain job experience as they support Sea Grant’s work to enhance the sustainable use and conservation of marine, coastal and watershed resources. The intern may be based at a Sea Grant office or at a partner organization. Sea Grant’s community-engaged internship will last for 10–weeks during the summer, working 40 hours a week.

Award and eligibility

Selected students will be awarded a $7,500 stipend for full-time work. Any undergraduate college student who will have completed the equivalent of one semester of full-time study by the conclusion of the spring semester and who will be enrolled in any accredited U.S. college or university in the fall of may apply. Students who will have graduated with an undergraduate degree from an accredited U.S. college or university during an academic year are eligible for the internship that following summer.


For more information, visit the Community Engaged Internship for Undergraduate Students website, or contact Alaska Sea Grant’s Davin Holen, a member of the team that developed this program.

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