Career Opportunities

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant supports over 30 extension specialists, communicators, educators and administrators conducting environmental and natural resources outreach on a number of critical issues at local, regional and national scales. Extension specialists deliver science-based programs that empower communities and people to make informed natural resource decisions.

Postdoctoral Research Associate — Community Revitalization

Dr. Stuart Carlton (Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant) and Dr. Zhao Ma (Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources) are seeking a postdoctoral research associate to join a project investigating the role of environmental restoration in community revitalization in Great Lakes Areas of Concern. The postdoctoral research associated will sit in Dr. Ma’s Human Dimensions Lab at Purdue.

See the full posting for information about the position and the application process.



IISG offers a Summer Internship Program for undergraduates currently enrolled in a U.S. institution of higher learning or recently graduated. Successful applicants will spend 12 weeks working closely with a Sea Grant specialist on issues affecting the Great Lakes. Internships include research, communications, and outreach components.

Closed for 2020. Come back in 2021 for another exciting opportunity!

collage of IISG interns


For detailed information, visit Education Opportunities