SSAC Internship

Intern during the fall, spring, or summer semester.

The SSAC internship is an opportunity for rising sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students to intern in the Student Success and Advising Center. 

SSAC interns take on the tasks of leading recruitment efforts for the college, planning events, and other student centered initiatives. This internship encourages strategic planning efforts and other work related to the student’s areas of interest/coursework. Explore the ins and outs of recruitment, project management, and more while earning course credit and fulfilling the experiential learning requirement! 

The SSAC internship fulfills experiential learning requirements and appears on the experiential learning transcript.

Why you should apply

  • Earn experience or course credit for your major
  • Explore skills in areas of Business, Higher Education, Student Affairs, and Project Management
  • Engage high school students 
  • Experiential learning
  • Leadership training
  • Share your love for FACS


  • Recruit new students during college and UGA Admissions sessions
  • Execute a program/event from pre-planning to post-planning wrap up
  • Develop communication and strategic planning efforts
  • Effectively communicate about the College’s programs, majors, student organizations, etc.

Apply Now

We are always accepting applications and are first and second year friendly if you're interested in applying!

My time working in the SSAC taught me marketing and interpersonal communication skills that will help me advance my career as a student and professionally. I also learned how I can make a difference as a FACS student.

Erin - Financial Planning, Summer 2017 Intern

The SSAC helped me master my public speaking skills as well as my organization and attention to detail, something that will be useful in any career path.

Jasmine - HDFS, Spring 2017 Intern

Being an SSAC intern gave me the opportunity to be more involved in the college while utilizing the knowledge and skills I have learned in classes.

Nadia - Consumer Economics, Spring 2019 Intern

Interning in the SSAC has been one of my most valuable undergrad experiences. Through this internship, I have grown in my communication skills, learned how to prioritize responsibilities, and developed in leadership. I am confident the tools I gained from this internship will be incredibly useful in my job after graduation.

Sarah - HDFS, Spring 2019 Intern

My internship at the SSAC has given me the skills needed to be successful in student affairs. I've gotten experience working with students, planning events, completing self-started projects and everything in between, all while working alongside supportive staff and faculty members.

Marissa - HDFS, Spring 2018 Intern

My experience with the Student Success and Advising Center was great. The growth that I was able to see both internally and externally was extremely rewarding. I was able to improve skills, develop myself professionally, and meet faculty, students, prospective students, and staff during my time with the SSAC. I would definitely recommend this opportunity to students looking to grow in all areas, regardless of major or career choice.

Sydney - Nutritional Sciences, Spring 2019 Intern

This internship was very rewarding. I gained skills in the recruitment field, interpersonal skills, and program/event development skills.

Madi - HDFS, Fall 2018 Intern

I feel like the SSAC has something for everyone who wants to work with people in some capacity in their future aspirations. I have learned so much about recruitment and interpersonal skills, and I feel like I really have a voice in ideas and problem-solving.

Jessie - HDFS, Spring 2018 Intern

The SSAC really helped with professional and personal growth. It also helped me appreciate all the things that the College of Family and Consumer Sciences does for all of its students. I would suggest that any students, regardless of major or experiences, apply for this internship because you will gain so much knowledge about the SSAC, FACS, UGA and the surrounding community, while bringing ideas and perspectives that make the student experience different.

Alexas - HDFS, Summer 2018 Intern
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