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The Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (IISG) Summer Student Internship Program supports and expands a diverse, well-trained workforce that is literate in the ecological and economic issues that impact coastal communities. With this training, interns will understand and be skilled in teaching best management and science practices that can lead to more informed decisions.

These paid internships may include research, communications, and/or outreach activities. Applicants may have the opportunity to participate in activities outside of their specific internship duties.For detailed information on position descriptions and application requirements, read the 2022 Summer Internship Program document. For questions related to the program, please contact Angela Archer at

Application packets are due on January 31, 2022.

Internships are available in the following areas:

  • Aquatic Invasive Species
  • Great Lakes Education
  • Great Lakes Revitalization
  • Sustainable Communities
  • Video and Digital Media
  • Water Conservation and Policy


Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (IISG) is a part of University of Illinois Extension and Purdue Extension.

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