collage of IISG interns

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant has two positions available for the 2019 Summer Student Internship Program. Successful applicants will spend 12 weeks working closely with IISG specialists on issues affecting the Great Lakes. These paid internships can include research, communications and outreach components. Applicants may have the opportunity to participate in activities outside of their specific internship duties. For more information on the internship program and position descriptions, please visit our Career Opportunities page.

Internships are available in the following areas:

  • Green Infrastructure
  • Sustainable Communities

Application packets are due on March 8, 2019. Interns will be paid $12/hour for 37.5 hours per week. Applicants can be enrolled or recently graduated from any U.S. institution of higher learning, and chosen interns will be paid as student employees of Purdue University or University of Illinois. Some travel and/or weekend work may be expected. Interns are responsible for the cost of housing plus transportation to and from their work place. Work-related travel will be funded by the Sea Grant host. Successful applications will be notified of their acceptance by the end of March. Internships are expected to start May 2019 and will end August 2019. View full internship position descriptions and application requirements.