Internship Opportunities: undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at an institution of higher learning can apply for Pennsylvania Sea Grant internships, which are contingent upon available funding.  Interns are responsible for the cost of housing plus transportation to and from their work place. Email: Sean Rafferty, Senior Outreach Specialist with the following information:

  • Two-page curriculum vitae detailing education and work experiences (include references)
  • Goal statement (500 words or less) describe your interest in the Great Lakes and how an internship can further your career goals
  • Copy of unofficial transcript(s)

Fellowship Opportunities:  For federal and agency fellowships, we will process and forward application materials to the National Sea Grant office or appropriate state agency.

Pennsylvania applications for fellowships should be submitted by the deadline listed to the Pennsylvania Sea Grant Office (

Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship Program - by 5:00 p.m. local time on February 14, 2014.

Sea Grant/NOAA Fisheries Graduate Fellowship Program

Great Lakes Commission-Sea Grant  Fellowship Program  by  6 p.m. ET/5 p.m. CT on Feb. 28, 2014

NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship Program - applications due from candidates Friday, January 24, 2014. Endorsements due from Sea Grant Monday, February 24, 2014.