Internship at the United States Coast Guard Academy

Internship at the United States Coast Guard Academy

AUP students are eligible to apply for an internship with the USCG. Mr. Christopher Us is another AUP student who worked hard and contributed to the program. In the case of Mr. Us, from AUP Virginia Tech (Flotilla 7-7 out of Fairfield, Connecticut), AUP is a way to serve his country as well as using it as a springboard towards Officer Candidacy School. 

Internship at USCG Air Station Elizabeth City

Internship at USCG Air Station Elizabeth City

As part of AUP, students involved are eligible to apply for an internship with the USCG. These internships typically follow the interests of involved students as a way of putting all the classroom knowledge to work. In the case of Mr. Jacob Marx from Flotilla 9-5 out of Davenport Ohio and a member of the Remote Collaborative Unit, it was a way for him to become more familiar with the workplace at a Coast Guard air station.

Unit William and Mary summer activities: AUP students tackle challenges around the world

Unit William and Mary summer activities: AUP students tackle challenges around the world

A number of Auxiliary University Programs Unit William and Mary students participated in formal internships and Coast Guard operational activities throughout the country this past summer. From the nearby waters of Hampton Roads to Chicago, Brazil, and even a planet 57 million miles away from Earth, their activities were as diverse as the locations in which they took place.

Living as a Coast Guardsman: Unit Piedmont's Danielle Wingler experiences all Station Milford Haven has to offer

Living as a Coast Guardsman: Unit Piedmont's Danielle Wingler experiences all Station Milford Haven has to offer

Danielle Wingler, AUP Unit Piedmont student at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, reflects on her summer internship from June 1 to July 31 at Coast Guard Station Milford Haven in Hudgins, Va.

AUP Unit William & Mary student Ben Silliman increases Coast Guard response capability to bitumen spills

AUP Unit William & Mary student Ben Silliman increases Coast Guard response capability to bitumen spills


Ben Silliman, AUP Class of 2015 at the College of William and Mary, reflects on his summer internship at the Office of Marine Environmental Response Policy at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C.