Co-op/Internships and Summer Research Opportunities
for 2015
in the
Life Sciences

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In addition to the valuable experience and good pay that a Co-op or Internship will give you, very many of the Opportunities listed on this website also provide Travel Reimbursement, Housing and Meals. So, don't let concerns about living expenses or the location of an organization posted on this website prevent you from checking out an exciting and challenging Co-op or Internship position!! If travel support, housing and meals are provided, this information will almost always be included in the details about the Co-op or Internship that can be found by clicking on the co-op website next to the organization's name and location.


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Genentech, South San Francisco, CA - co-op SEARCH (2015) Select Internship/Student under All Job Types at top
Genentech, South San Francisco, CA - co-op (2015) Process Development Summer Internship
Genzyme Corp, locations in MA, NJ, PA - co-op (2015) select Search Internships & Co-Op positions - some are for 6 months (Spring/Summer)
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia - co-op (2015) Aspiring Scientists Summer Internship Program - "solve hypothesis driven questions in Proteomics, Genomics, Medicine, Neuroscience, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biodefense, Environmental Science, Mathematical Modeling, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Nanotechnology, Physics and Bioengineering"
George Mason University, Center for Climate Change Communication, Fairfax, Virginia - co-op (2015)
Georgia Regents University, Graduate School , Augusta, GA - co-op (2015) Student Training And Research (STAR) Program
Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research in Engineering/Science
Georgia Tech, School of Biology, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2015) Aquatic Chemical Ecology
German Academic Exchange Service, Bonn, Germany - co-op (2015) "In 2015 RISE hopes to receive many applications from interested BA students of the US, Canada and the UK. About 300 scholarships are available." - Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany - "German language skills are not required for most positions but would be helpful to manage everyday life outside of the laboratory. The working language will generally be English."
Gilead, Foster City, CA - co-op SEARCH (2015) select Intern/Associated Worker as Position Type: - not sure if these are paid opportunities
GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC; Philadelphis, PA and other sites - co-op, application (2015) Internship and Co-op Program
Great Basin Institute, Reno, NV - co-op (2015) Research Associate Program - read each position description for details
Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI - co-op (2015) Application is for 2015
Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research, Ann Arbor, MI & Muskegon, MI - co-op (2015) "Please check back in Jan 2015 for details about next year's program. CILER Summer Fellows Page - will become active when the 2015 program is announced" - Great Lakes Summer Student Fellows
Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale, NY - co-op (2015) nine-month internship during the academic year
Greenpeace USA, Washington, DC - co-op (2015) "Summer 2015 Semester June 1st to August 7th 2015" - Links to each internship details in column at right side - all internships are unpaid
Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA - co-op, (2015) "Please check back in January, 2015 for updated information on internship opportunities"
Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, WI - co-op Search (2015)
Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, WI - co-op (2015) Student Summer Research Fellow - "Past Fellows have worked in obstetrics & gynecology, general surgery, bariatric surgery, cardiology, hematology-oncology, radiology, community & preventive care services, nursing, microbiology research laboratory, bereavement & advance care planning services, and neurosurgery" - not sure if this is a paid opportunity

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Hampton University, Hampton, VA - co-op (2015) "The application deadline is February 15th of each year" - Minority Health International Research Training (MHIRT) program at the the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, Egerton University in Njoro, Kenya, and University of Benin in Benin City, Nigeria
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution Ft. Pierce, FL - co-op (2015) Summer Internship Program
Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT - co-op (2015) Summer Student Pre-Med and Research Program (scroll down to bottom for appplictions)
Harvard Forest, Petersham MA - co-op (2015) Summer Research Program
Harvard Medical School, Four Directions Summer Research Program, Boston, MA - co-op (2015)
Harvard Medical School, Center for Causal Consequences of Variation, Boston, MA - co-op (2015) "..still planning for 2015....hope to have completed our planning process by mid-to-late March 2015" - "..summer undergraduate research internships for underrepresented students interested in research careers in genome sciences.."
Harvard Medical School, Division of Medical Sciences, Boston, MA - co-op (2015) Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program
Harvard Medical School, Division of Medical Sciences, Immunology Graduate Program, Boston, MA - co-op (2015) Undergraduate Immunology Summer Program
Harvard Medical School, Office for Diversity and Community Partnership, Boston, MA - co-op (2015) Harvard Catalyst Summer Clinical and Translational Research Program
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA - co-op (2015) 6-week Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology - "Potential applicants should have an interest in public health as a career. Coursework in calculus recommended. Prior exposure to statistics is not required" - "Travel to Boston and living expenses are provided" (does not appear to offer a stipend)
Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Boston, MA - co-op, application (2015) Multidisciplinary International Research Training Program (MIRT) "Research opportunities are designed collaboratively with faculty in Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Vietnam, Thailand, Republic of Georgia, Peru, Mexico, Ecuador, Chile, and Australia - financial suppoart includes: round-trip airfair to foreign institution; monthly stipend; foreign living expenses; health insurance
Harvard School of Public Health, Division of Biological Sciences, Boston, MA - co-op (2015) "The 2015 Summer Program Application will be available no later than the end of November 2014 on this website" - Summer Program in Biological Sciences in Public Health
Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2015)
Harvard University, Center for Nanoscale Systems, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2012 information) (2015) Application is for 2015 - "We are seeking undergraduates from chemistry, physics, biology, engineering, and geophysics"
Harvard University, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2015) Molecules Cells and Organisms Summer Internship Program
Harvard University, FAS Center for Systems Biology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2015) "Internship information for the summer 2015 will be posted here in January 2015"
Harvard University, Harvard College, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2015) Amgen Scholars program
Harvard University, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2015) Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics
Harvard University, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2015) Biomedical Optics
Harvard University, Materials Research Science and Engineering Center & Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, Cambridge, MA - co-op (some 2012 information) (2015) Application is for 2015 - "materials research, nanoscience and engineering, and bioengineering"
Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, Buffalo, NY - co-op (2015)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton, PA - co-op (2015) "Each year, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary offers 12-14 competitive Conservation Science internships" - not sure if these are paid positions
Health Career Connection, San Francisco, CA - co-op, application (2015) "HCC places qualified candidates in California, New England, New York, and New Jersey health care and public health organizations"
Hepatitis B Foundation, Doylestown, PA - co-op (2015) not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN - co-op (2015) Summer Internship Program - this is not a paid opportunity
Highlands Biological Station, Highlands, NC - co-op (2015) please check back with us next January for more details about summer 2015" - TWO positions - Botanical Garden Assistant and Assistant Naturalists at the Highlands Nature Center
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, Washington, D.C. (and at field sites throughout the country) - co-op (2015) Summer, 2015 internship dates are listed - National Internship Program
H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, Oregon State University, near Blue River, OR - co-op (2015)
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, FL - co-op (2015) Summer Program for the Advancement of Research Knowledge (SPARK)
Hope College, Biology Department, Holland, MI - co-op (2015) "Apply beginning December 10. Application deadline is February 13, 2015." - Environmental Impacts on Biological Systems: from Molecules to Ecosystem
Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Cambridge, MD - co-op (2015) "Please learn more about this program from the (2015) Maryland Sea Grant website - "To apply to the summer 2015 program, check back in November 2014."
Houston Zoo, Houston, TX - co-op, application (2015) Collegiate Conservation Program
Howard Hughes Research Institute, Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn, VA - co-op, application (click on Janelia Undergraduate Scholars and register as a New User at top) (2015) "Applicants can use the system to submit the required application materials beginning September 8, 2014. Applicants must complete their application by 2:00 p.m. ET, January 15, 2015. Applicants who are invited for a video interview will be notified by email by the beginning of February 2015. Video interviews will be schedule for the first two weeks of February. Awards will be announced in March. "Summer Research Program
Hudson River Foundation, New York, NY - co-op (2015) Tibor T. Polgar Fellowship Program to pursue research on the Hudson River
Hunter College, Center for Study of Gene Structure and Function, New York, NY - co-op (2015) Annual program - Summer Program for Undergraduate Research
Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station, Rensselaerville NY - co-op (2015) Odum Internship in Field Ecology - this is an unpaid opportunity; housing and equipment is provided

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Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID - co-op (2015) Undergraduate Internships - Contact information is at bottom of the page (Erin Hanson (208) 526-0318 and Email Contact link)
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Springfield, IL - co-op (2015) Pollution Prevention & Energy Efficiency Internship Program - must have have permanent Illinois residency or attend a university or college in the state of Illinois
Illinois Institute of Technology, Center for Diabetes Research and Policy, Chicago, IL - co-op (2015) Research Experience for Undergraduates
Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology, Washington, DC (corporate headquarters) - IRIS is a consortium of US universities (scroll down to Current Members) dedicated to the operation of science facilities for the acquisition, management, and distribution of seismological data - co-op, more details, application (2015) "All application materials must be received by February 1, annually" - "requires completion of two semesters of both Math & Physics. Prior experience or coursework in seismology or geophysics is not a requirement"
Indiana University, Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior, Bloomington, IN - co-op (2015)
Indiana University Cancer Center, Indianapolis, IN - co-op (2015) Summer Research Program
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN - co-op (2015) Undergraduate Research for Prospective Physician-Scientists and Physician-Engineers - "open to undergraduate students who have completed their freshman or sophomore year of course work with a background in biology"
Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA - co-op SEARCH (2015) enter Internship in Enter Seearch Terms box
Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2015) Intern, Bioinformatics
Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2015) Intern, Clinical Data Management
Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2015) Intern, Translational Science
Institute for Applied Ecology, Corvallis. OR - co-op (2015)
Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY - co-op (2015)
Institut Pasteur, Paris, France - co-op (2015) The Undergraduate Internship Program
International Crane Foundation, Baraboo, WI - co-op (2015) Interpretive Naturalist Internship
International Exotic Animal Sanctuary
, Boyd, TX - co-op (2015) Vehicles, housing and stipend are provided
International Wolf Center
, Ely, MN - co-op (2015) Wolf Educator Internship - "$500 per month stipend and off-site housing provided"
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, Des Moines, IA - co-op (2015) "Applications for the summer 2015 internship program will be available December 2014 - January 2015" - Land Stewardship Internships - "Eligible applicants must have graduated from an Iowa high school and/or be attending an Iowa college or university."
Iowa State University, Center for Biorenewable Chemicals, Ames, IA - co-op (2015)
Iowa State University, CenUSA Bioenergy, Ames, IA - co-op (2015) CenUSA Bioenergy Research Internship Experience for Undergraduates
Iowa State University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Ames, IA - co-op (2015) George Washington Carver Internship Program
Iowa State University, The Human Computer Interaction Graduate Program, Ames, IA - co-op (2015) Summer Program for Interdisciplinary Research and Education Emerging Interface Technologies
Iowa State University, Reiman Gardens, Ames, IA - co-op (2015) "The summer 2015 internship applications have closed" - not sure if these are paid opportunities- not sure if these are paid opportunities
Irene & Eric Simon Brain Research Foundation, Sparta, NJ - co-op (2015) "Applications Being Accepted for Summer 2015 (application instructions)" - Student Summer Fellowship in Neuroscience to support student at various labs
Isis Pharmaceuticals, Carlsbad, CA - co-op (2015) Intern Program

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J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, MD - co-op (main information site) (2015) Click on Career Opportunities web page. Select “view job opportunities”; Click on View job opportunities, then select Bioinformatics Interns or Undergraduate Intern – Bretschger Lab
Johns Hopkins University, Biology Department, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2015) Visualization of Macromolecules in Biological Research
Johns Hopkins Univeristy, Laboratory for Computational Sensing and Robotics, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2015) "Application information for the 2015 program will be announced in late December 2014" - Projects are listed by departments including ..... Biomedical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University, Center for Talented Youth, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2015) Summer Programs Employment
Johns Hopkins University, Institute for NanoBiotechnology, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2015) Exploration of Nanotechnology for Biology and Medicine
Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2015)
"The application for summer 2015 will be available on November 1, 2014." - Diversity Summer Internship Program
Johnson & Johnson, several locations - co-op (2015) Search (at top) - enter Undergraduates in Search by Keyword
Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA - co-op (2015) Summer Research Student Internship Program
- "An additional 4 positions are available to undergraduate students"
Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Lothian, MD - co-op (2015)

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Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS - co-op, application (2015) Ecology and Evolution in Changing Environments: Mechanisms to Responses
Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program - participating departments include Anatomy and Physiology, Biology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
Kansas State University, Center for Sustainable Energy, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2015)
Kansas State University, Chemical Engineering, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2015) Earth, Wind, and Fire: Sustainability in the 21st Century” REU program - students in science and engineering
Kansas State University, Division of Biology, Konza Prairie Biological Station, Flint Hills area of Eastern Kansas - co-op, application (2015)
Kean University, Union, NJ - co-op (2015) REU Experience - Costa Rica and New Jersey - "..conduct research as part of an international team of scientists from Kean University, the Centro Cientifico Tropical and Instituto Biologica Nacional to study the undamaged, damaged, or at-risk habitats in Maquenque National Wildlife Refuge (MNWLR), a new conservation area, in the Northern Zone of Costa Rica"
Keck Graduate Institute, Claremont, CA - co-op (some 2014 information) (2015) Program dates: June 8 to August 14, 2015; Application Deadline: March 1, 2015 - Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Program - ".. research in the areas of applied molecular and cellular biology, bioengineering, computational biology.." - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2015) Maternal Child Health Careers/Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement - Undergraduate Program
Kent State University, Kent, OH - co-op (2015) "Check back in December 2014 (for 2015)" - Terrestrial-aquatic linkages in urban impacted ecosystems
Kentucky Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY - co-op (2015) "Applications are accepted online annually beginning January 1" - Undergraduate Summer Research Program - provides housing but no additional paid stipend
Kresge Hearing Research Institute, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2015) - "Applications should include resume, transcript and letters of recommendation and should be submitted to the employment offices at Gallaudet, RIT/NTID, or to Entry Point! Please, contact your office no later than December or early January. In late January, students will be asked for interviews before final offers are made." - for deaf and hard-of-hearing students only

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Lake County Forest Preserves, Lake County, IL - co-op (2015) Environmental Education Instructor at the Edward L. Ryerson Conservation Area
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, NY - co-op (2015) Summer Internship Program for Undergraduates: Analyzing Global Databases
Land Between the Lakes, Golden Pond, KY - co-op (2015) Intern and Apprentice Program
Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, Wynnewood, PA - co-op (2015) "..research in cardiovascular and autoimmune diseases, cancer and diabetes.." - these are not paid opportunities
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2015) Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA - co-op (2015) Computation Student Intern
LeHigh University, Bethlehem, PA - co-op (2015) Biosystems Dynamics Summer Institute
Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA - co-op (2015) Research Scholar Program
Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute (of the New York Blood Center), New York, NY - co-op (2015)
Lloyd Center for the Environment, South Dartmouth, MA - co-op (2015) "2015 informnation coming soon"
Loma Linda University, School of Medicine, Center for Health Disparities and Molecular Medicine, Loma Linda, CA - co-op (2015) Undergraduate Training Program
Long Island University-Post, Brookville, N.Y- co-op (2015) includes faculty research in areas of ecology/marine biology, breast cancer, host-parasite interactions, microbial pathogenesis
Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA - co-op (2015) not sure if these are paid opportunities
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM - co-op (2015) "now accepting applications for the 2015 Summer Term" - Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships
Louis Caldor Center Biological Field Station, near Armonk, NY - co-op (2015)
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA - co-op (2015) select Campus Program, application - HHMI Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Louisiana State University, Louisiana Biomedical Research Network, Baton Rouge, LA - co-op (2015) Summer Research Program - MUST be enrolled in a University in the state of Louisiana (except LSU)
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center , Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Neuroscience, Shreveport, LA - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Pharmacology Experience in Research (SUPER)
Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Department of Genetics, New Orleans, LA - co-op (2015) Research Experiences for Underrepresented Minority Undergraduates in Basic Sciences
Loyola University-Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Chicago, IL - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research
Loyola University Health System, Stritch School of Medicine, Dept of Microbiology & Immunology, Chicago, IL - co-op (2015)
Lupus Foundation of America, Rockville, MD (at various research center locations) - co-op (2015) " Check back in January 2015 for information about the next competition" - Gina Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship Program

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