Co-op/Internships and Summer Research Opportunities
for 2016
in the
Life Sciences

Alphabetical Listing (G-L)

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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 (2016) Select Internship/Student under All Job Types at top
Genentech, South San Francisco, CA - co-op (2016) 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 (2016) "To apply for a RISE placement for summer 2016 you must:...." - 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
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, Saint Paul, MN - co-op (2015) Summer Research Internship Program - this is not a paid opportunity and housing is not provided
GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC; Philadelphis, PA and other sites - co-op, application (2015) Internship and Co-op Program
Grand Valley State University, Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI), Muskegon, MI - co-op, application (2015) Research Experiences for Undergraduates in QUantitative Environmental Science and Technology - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
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)
Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research, Ann Arbor, MI & Muskegon, MI - co-op (2015) Great Lakes Summer Student Fellows
Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale, NY - co-op (2015)
Greenpeace USA, Washington, DC - co-op (2015) all internships are unpaid
Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA - co-op (2015)
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 (2016) "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 applications)
Harvard Forest, Petersham MA - co-op (2015) Summer Research Program
Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA - co-op (2016) "2016 Applications Open November 1, 2015" - Four Directions Summer Research Program
Harvard Medical School, Center for Causal Consequences of Variation, Boston, MA - co-op (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 (2016) "The 2016 Harvard Catalyst SCTRP application process is to be announced" - Harvard Catalyst Summer Clinical and Translational Research Program
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA - co-op, application (2016) 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 (2016) 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 (2016) "Please check back here for next year’s (2016) application later in the year" - Summer Program in Biological Sciences in Public Health
Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2016)
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 (2016) "Projects and the application will be posted in December. The deadline for applications AND recommendation letters is February 1, 2016"
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) Biomedical Informatics
Harvard University, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2015) Biomedical Optics
Harvard University, Materials Research Science & Engineering Center (MRSEC) and the Nanoscale Science & Engineering Center (NSEC), Cambridge, MA - co-op, application (2016) Summer Research in Materials Science and Engineering - "We provide a focused effort for mentoring, stimulating and training undergraduates in several exciting branches of bioengineering and materials science and engineering"
Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, Buffalo, NY - co-op (2015)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton, PA - co-op (2016) "Hawk Mountain trains up to 14 exceptional individuals per year" - 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)
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 (2016) scroll down to Summer Internships - TWO positions - Botanical Garden Assistant and Assistant Naturalist at the Highlands Nature Center
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, Washington, D.C. (and at field sites throughout the country) - co-op (2016) 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 (2016) Summer Program for the Advancement of Research Knowledge (SPARK)
Hope College, Biology Department, Holland, MI - co-op (2015) Environmental Impacts on Biological Systems: from Molecules to Ecosystem
Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Cambridge, MD - co-op (2016) scoll down to Undergraduate Education - "Please learn more about this program from the Maryland Sea Grant website - "Please check back between December 2, 2015 and February 15, 2016 to apply for the Summer 2016 program."
Houston Zoo, Houston, TX - co-op (2015) Collegiate Conservation Program
Howard Hughes Research Institute, Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn, VA - co-op (2016) "We will be accepting applications for the 2016 program in fall 2015. Details will be posted as soon as they are available - research in basic neuroscience, bio-imaging, evolutionary biology, computational biology
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 (2016) Annual program - Summer Program for Undergraduate Research
Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station, Rensselaerville NY - co-op (2016) 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) "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 (some outdated application deadline information), application (2016) .."nine-week program (June 6 - July 29, 2016..)" - Summer Research Program
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN - co-op (2016) 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 Search Terms box
Institute for Applied Ecology, Corvallis. OR - co-op (2015)
Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY - co-op (2015)
Institut Pasteur, Paris, France - co-op (2016) "See the Application Form beginning fall 2015 for the list of 2016 participating labs" - The Undergraduate Internship Program
International Crane Foundation, Baraboo, WI - co-op (2015)
International Exotic Animal Sanctuary
, Boyd, TX - co-op (2016) 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) 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 (2016)
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 (2016) "Please check back next year for our 2016 summer internships" - scroll down to SUMMER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Irene & Eric Simon Brain Research Foundation, Sparta, NJ - co-op, application, (application instructions) (2015) 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; Click on View job opportunities
Johns Hopkins University, Biology Department, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2015) Visualization of Macromolecules in Biological Research
Johns Hopkins University, Center for Talented Youth, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2016) Summer Programs Employment
Johns Hopkins University, Institute for NanoBiotechnology, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2016) "Application for Summer 2016 program available starting November 1, 2015" - Exploration of Nanotechnology for Biology and Medicine
Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2015)
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 (2016) 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 (2016) 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 (2016) "(Application opens October 31, 2015) Applications are due and must be uploaded by January 31, 2016, 11:59 pm (EST) - Maternal Child Health Careers/Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement - Undergraduate Program
Kent State University, Kent, OH - co-op (2016) "The next application deadline will be around February 16, 2016." - Terrestrial-aquatic linkages in urban impacted ecosystems
Kentucky Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY - co-op (2016) "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 (2016) Summer Program for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing - "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. 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 (2016) Computation Student Intern
LeHigh University, Bethlehem, PA - co-op (2015) Biosystems Dynamics Summer Institute
Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA - co-op (2016) Research Scholar Program
Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute (of the New York Blood Center), New York, NY - co-op (2016)
Lloyd Center for the Environment, South Dartmouth, MA - co-op (2015)
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)
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM - co-op (2015) 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) 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 (2016) "Application Deadline for SUPER/SURF Summer 2016: TBD" -Summer Undergraduate Pharmacology Experience in Research (SUPER)
Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Department of Genetics, New Orleans, LA - co-op (2016) "Applications for the 2016 Summer Program will be available in January 2016" - 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 (2016)
Lupus Foundation of America, Rockville, MD (at various research center locations) - co-op (2016) "Check back in January 2016 for information about the next competition" - Gina Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship Program

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