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215 S. Jackson St.
Athens, GA 30602
Tel (706) 542-2222

We're back! Beginning Monday, August 10th, 2020; University Human Resources (HR) will begin Phase 3 Return to Campus operation which means we will be open during UGA's normal business hours (8 AM till 5 PM, EST). Our offices require face coverings and social distancing guidelines as set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and outlined in the University of Georgia Return to Campus guide.

Please visit the websites below often as each page is subject to change and will be regularly updated.

Important Pages Related to Phase 3 Return to Campus:

Phase 3 Telecommuting/Flexible Scheduling Guidelines

Return to Campus Guidelines for Faculty and Staff

Important Pages Related to COVID-19 Operations

University of Georgia Coronavirus website

University Human Resources Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) website

University Human Resources Frequently Asked Questions website

UGA Voluntary Retirement Incentive Program

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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 program is open to students from public, private, and home schools. Students are required to have a GPA of at least 3.7 in order to participate.

Since its inception in 2008, the Young Dawgs program has hosted 1100 high school participants from public, private, and homeschool environments in over 440 different work sites.

The Young Dawgs Program offers two programs—each requiring a minimum of 120 internship hours:

  • Academic School Year Program: The Spring 2020 Academic School Year Program is full. Students may participate for one or two semesters and receive high school credit for successful completion. Minimum 3.7 GPA required. 
  • Summer Science Program: The Summer 2020 Program is full. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to This is a 6-week program focused on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Minimum 3.7 GPA required. 


Submit all materials to See criteria and sample cover letter/resume here.

For more information please see the links below or contact Jim Geiser at 706-542-7341 or


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