Texas Sea Grant - Community Engaged Internship (TXSG-CEI)

A summer internship opportunity for undergraduate students in any field of study with an interest in coastal and marine sciences and who may be in a community that may be underserved and/or underrepresented.


This opportunity is currently closed.


Undergraduate student who is currently enrolled at a 2- to 4-year college or institution in Texas.

Program Overview

The goal of the Community Engaged Internship Program is to broaden the reach of participation in coastal and marine professions by providing training and mentorship to undergraduate students. Texas Sea Grant welcomes all fields of study. Program goals are to seek applicants of diversity, equity and inclusion for those who may be underserved and/or underrepresented. The National Sea Grant Program’s DEI Vision is a future where all communities that Sea Grant serves, can equitably participate in and benefit from an environmentally sound and socially responsible local economy.

Link to funding opportunity: Texas Sea Grant Community Engaged Internship Funding Opportunity


Submit an application PDF by email to Mia Zwolinski, Texas Sea Grant Research Coordinator, at mzwolinski@tamu.edu


Application due May 17,2021 5:00 PM. Internship start date: June 7, 2021.

Application contents 1) Curriculum vitae (CV) detailing education and work experience (2-page limit) and 2) Goal Statement emphasizing your interest, self-identifying your fit with the internship, if applicable, as being underrepresented or underserved, and how this opportunity will further your career goals (1-page limit).

In addition to the application: One letter of recommendation from a previous employer, current academic mentor, or a professor/instructor, should be sent on your behalf directly to mzwolinski@tamu.edu.


CEI https://seagrant.noaa.gov/Community-Engaged-Internship

Sea Grant https://seagrant.noaa.gov/

Professional Development Series for Sea Grant’s Community Engaged Interns

For more information specific to the TXSG-CEI program, please contact Mia Zwolinski, Research Coordinator at mzwolinski@tamu.edu.