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The University of Georgia Young Dawgs Program is a high school internship program designed to prepare high-achieving high school juniors and seniors for post-secondary education and future careers in their areas of interest. Students accepted into the program participate in unpaid internships on campus–in placements throughout the university–as well as in the community.

The Young Dawgs Program offers the Academic School Year Program and the Summer Science Program.

For the Academic School Year Program, students may participate for one or two semesters, and receive high school credit for successful completion. The Summer Young Dawgs Program focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

The application process is competitive and students from public, private, and home schools are welcome to apply. Students are required to have a GPA of at least 3.6 in order to participate.

Over 620 students have participated in the program. 74% of the 2012-2013 Young Dawgs seniors were accepted into the University of Georgia, and up to 100% were on track for post-secondary education.

Contact information: Jim Geiser 706-542-7341 or





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(Spring Semester 2015 Program is full)