Co-op/Internships and Summer Research Opportunities
for 2014
in
Ecology

Animal & Plant Biology
&
Marine Science

All opportunities listed are PAID, unless otherwise indicated


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A LOT of opportunities are also posted on websites maintained by
American Zoo and Aquarium Association
Environmental Careers Organization
Internships in Minnesota and Wisconsin
Long Term Ecological Research Network
Ornithological Societies of North America
Society for Conservation Biology
Society for Ecological Restoration
The US Fish & Wildlife Service

University of Georgia Warnell School of Forest Resources
U.S. Geological Survey

The organizations that have already updated their sites for 2014, or offer opportunities on an annual basis are indicated by a (2014).

This website lists opportunities from the larger Co-op/Internship and Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences offered by organizations in all areas of "traditional/classical" biology.

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.

 

To view information for any organization listed below:
a. Point and click with your mouse on the organization's name to go to its homepage (for a university or college, you might want to go further to the homepage of the sponsoring department or program at that university or college, if it is not already the "homepage" link that is provided here).
b. Point and click with your mouse on co-op to go to co-op/internship/research postings for that organization or to the website from which you can then access the co-op/internship/research postings

Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME - co-op (2014) scroll down to Raptor Internship and Education Internship
Adirondack Mountain Club, Lake Placid, NY - co-op (2014) scroll down to Education - Summer Naturalist Intern
Agricultural Research Service (USDA), Washington, D.C. (and other locations) - co-op (2014) "To find out more about student jobs, including current openings, contact: (contact info at bottom) - "two different opportunities listed at this site; Student Career Experience Program (SCEP) and Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP)
Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, AL - co-op (2014) REU-China: Ecological and Environmental Research in an Urbanized Landscape - "three days at AAMU followed by six weeks at Nanjing Forestry University in China and the remaining three weeks again at AAMU" - "Each REU participant will receive a $3000 scholarship, paid bi-weekly for the duration of the program. Travel, housing, and research related expenses will be covered"
Alaska Conservation Foundation, Anchorage, AK co-op (2014) Conservation Internships - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Alaska Department of Natural Resources, several locations in Alaska - co-op (2014)
Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA - co-op (2013) No internship opportunities in 2014
Alaska SeaLife Center, Seward, AK - co-op (2014) not sure if these are a paid opportunities; housing is provided
Aldo Leopold Foundation, Baraboo, WI - co-op (2014) positions are for 9 months (Feb-Nov, 2014)
Alliance to Save Energy, Washington, DC - co-op (2012) Education Internsihp (Jan-April, 2012)
Alpha Genesis, Inc., Yemassee, SC - co-op (2014) Pre-Baccalaureate Summer Training Program (primate research) - "For more information about these programs, please contact AGI at hr@alphagenesisinc.com. The annual application deadline ... is April 30th"
American Floral Endowment, Glen Carbon, IL - co-op (2014) "The deadline for receiving applications at the AFE office is October 1 and March 1 of each year" - Vic and Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship
American Geological Institute, Washington, DC - co-op (2013) Internships in Geoscience Public Policy; summer and during the academic year
American Horticultural Society's River Farm, Alexandria, VA - co-op (2014)
American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY - co-op (2014) Research Experience for Undergraduates Program in Systematics and Evolutionary Biology
American Physiological Society, Rockville, MD - co-op (2014) Integrative Organismal Systems Physiology - may support research at student's home university
American Society of Plant Biologists, Rockville, MD - co-op, application and more details (2014) Fellowship to support research at student's home university
Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, FL - co-op (2014) several listings, check each one for details and application dates
Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, FL - co-op, application (2014) Research Internships in the Avian Ecology Lab
Arizona Game and Fish Department, positions throughout Arizona - co-op (2014)
Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, Aspen, CO - co-op (2014) Summer Naturalist
Aspen Historical Society, Aspen, CO - co-op (2014)
Association of Zoos & Acquariums - job listings (2014) search for internships at Zoos and Acquariums throughout the US (view details for each internship - some may not be paid positions)
Auburn University, Department of Fisheries & Allied Aquacultures, Auburn, AL - co-op (2013) warm-water aquatic ecology - NO longer offered
Audubon Center of the North Woods, Sandstone, MN - co-op (2013) "Internships action time frame: mid January - post positions on http://www.seek.state.mn.us/ and other sites" - some positions are for six months
Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, Dayton, OH - co-op (2014)
Avila University, Kansas City, MO - co-op (2013) NO program will be offered in 2013 - Natural History of a Grenadine Herpetofauna - usually includes field trip to a setting in the Carribean

Bailey Nurseries, Yamhill, OR - co-op (2014) West Coast Production - 2014 College Internship Opportunities
Baker University, Baldwin City, KS - co-op (2014) In the Canopy with Wheelchairs & Tardigrades
Bald Head Island Conservancy, Bald Head Island, NC - co-op (2014)
Bayer CropScience, various locations - co-op (2014) Select Student from scroll down Career Level under Job Search at top of right side column - review details for any intern positions listed, including location
Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo, Bermuda Islands - co-op (2014) scroll down to Internships in right hand column - several Internships listed - check each for specific details - "Internships run for a period of six weeks each summer."
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, Bermuda Islands - co-op, application (2014) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, West Boothbay Harbor, ME - co-op (2014) Research Experience for Undergraduates: Gulf of Maine and the World Oceann
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Gunnison, CO - co-op (2013)
Blandy Experimental Farm, State Arboretum of Virginia, Boyce VA - co-op (2014)
Boise State Univeristy, Boise, ID - co-op (2014) REU-Raptor Research
Boston Museum of Science, Boston, MA - co-op (2014) click on Check out jobs at the Museum of Science; then click on Check out internship opportunities (scroll down to Current Opportunities) - some positions are not paid
Boston University, Boston, MA - co-op (2014) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship - Potential Mentors include those in Ecology, and Development (Marine & Fish Biology); Fish Behavior; Evolution; Oceanography; Forest Ecology – Climate Change and Acid Rain; Evolutionary Ecology of Birds; Sexual Selection and Speciation in Caribbean Lizards; Plant Molecular Biology
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, New Hope, PA - co-op (2014)
Bradford Woods, Martinsville, IN - co-op, application (2014)
Bronx Zoo, Bronx, NY - co-op, more details (2014) "Summer applications need to be received by April 30th to be considered for that calendar year." - Conservation Education Fellowships
Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY - co-op (2014) Science Undergraduate Summer Internship - "..internships are offered in areas such as physics, biology, chemistry, environmental and atmospheric sciences"
Brown and Caldwell, many locations - co-op, application (2014) Minority Scholarship Program includes "An optional paid summer internship at a Brown and Caldwell office" - Environmental Engineers and Consultants
Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT - co-op (2014)
Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, WY - co-op (2014) Buffalo Bill Historical Center Internships - "Opportunities exist for students who want practical museum experience in fields such as: Natural history, ecology, environmental history, wildlife biology, geography, and geology"

California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA - co-op (2014) Biological Illustration Internship
California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA - co-op (2014) Summer Systematics Institute

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA - co-op (2014) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship - Announcements of Opportunity include Earth Science, Environmental Science
California State University - Los Angeles, College of Natural and Social Sciences, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2013) "research opportunities for community college students from the Los Angeles Basin"- "Areas of research include...environmental monitoring.
Calloway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA - co-op (2014) Education Internship & Horticulture Internship
Carnegie Institution for Science, Geophysical Laboratory, Washington DC - co-op (2014) Summer Scholars Program - "Undergraduate students pursuing a degree in ...... biology, .... or a related field, who are considering scientific research as a potential career"
Catalina Island Conservancy, Avalon, CA - co-op (2014) "Check back again in the Spring 2014 for information on how you can apply next year" - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve, University of Minnesota, 35 miles north of Minneapolis, MN - co-op (2013) links to more details at bottom of this website
Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve, University of Minnesota, 35 miles north of Minneapolis, MN - co-op (2014) - Summer Jobs: Plant Community Ecology Internship
Center for Coastal Margin Observation and Prediction, Beaverton, OR - co-op (2014) Summer Undergraduate Internship
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2014) Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health
Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS - co-op (2014)
Central Caribbean Marine Institute, Cayman Islands in the central Caribbean Sea - co-op (2014) Research Experience for Undergraduates: Coral Reef Biodiversity and Resilience at the Little Cayman Research Centre
Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI - co-op, application (2014) CMU Great Lakes Summer Research for Undergraduates Program at the Biological Station on Beaver Island in northern Lake Michigan
Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Annapolis, MD - co-op (2014) Virginia Oyster Restoration Internship (paid)
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD - co-op (2014) scroll down to CBMM Seeks Summer 2014 Interns
Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL - co-op (2014) Conservation and Land Management (five-month position)
Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL - co-op (2014) REU - Plant Biology & Conservation Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Chincoteague, VA - co-op (2014) check out each opportunity for details and application/starting dates
Cincinnati Nature Center, Milford, OH - co-op (2014) Environmental Interpretation Internship Program at the Cincinnati Nature Center’s Rowe Woods site in Milford, OH (during the academic year)
City University of New York, New York, NY - co-op (2014) "Please check back in the fall for information on the 2014 program." - CUNY Summer Undergradaute Research Program - not sure if this is a paid opportunity - ".. research areas may include evironmental science"
Clarke Mosquito Control, Roselle, IL - co-op (2014) click on Seasonal Job Opportunities under Open Positions:
Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY - co-op (2014) Environmental Science and Engineering - Advancing Sustainable Systems and Environmental Technologies to Serve Humanity
Clark University, Human-Environment Regional Observatory, Worcester, MA - co-op, application (2014) HERO: Human-Environment Regional Observatory Fellowship
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Cleveland, OH - co-op (2014)
Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, OH - co-op (2014)
Cold Spring Harbor Lab, Cold Spring Harbor, NY - co-op, application (2014) Undergraduate Research Program - "10-week summer program to work with senior Laboratory staff members on independent research projects in: Plant biology"
College of Charleston, Grice Marine Laboratory (Fort Johnson Summer Research Program), Charleston, SC - co-op (2014) Summer Research in Marine Organism Health
Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels, four locations in Colorado - co-op (2014) includes plant biotechnology
Colorado State University, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Ft. Collins, CO - co-op (2014) "participate in active research in a wide range of areas, including...plant biology.."
Colorado State University, Warner College of Natural Resources, Colorado National Heritage Program, Ft. Collins, CO - co-op, application (2014) Wetland Ecology Field Technicians - "Statewide Colorado and Wyoming" - requires "extensive coursework or field experience in botany and ecology
Columbia University, New York, NY - co-op, application (2014) Summer Program for Under-Represented Students - A Biomedical Research Program - Participating Departments include Earth and Environmental Sciences; Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology
Concervancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Peninsula, OH - co-op (2014) Summer Camp Counselor
Concervancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Peninsula, OH - co-op (2014) some (but not all) positions require an earned Bachelor's Degree
Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary, Short Hills, NJ - co-op (2014) Position: SUMMER CAMP COUNSELOR
Cornell University, Arnot Teaching and Research Forest, Van Etten, NY - co-op (2013)
Cornell University, Boyce Thompson Institute, Ithaca, NY - co-op select Plant Genome Internship (2014)
Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Plant Pathology & Plant Microbe Biology, Ithaca, NY - co-op (2014) Microbial Friends & Foes Research Experience for Undergraduates
Cornell University, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY - co-op (2014) Summer Research Scholars Program

Dallas Zoo, Dallas, TX - co-op (2014) College Internship Program - not a paid opportunity
Daniel Smiley Research Center at the Mohonk Preserve, New Paltz, NY - co-op (2014) Schaefer Research Internship
Daniel Smiley Research Center at the Mohonk Preserve, New Paltz, NY - co-op (2014) Thom Scheuer Land Management Internshipn
Darling Marine Center, University of Maine, Walpole, ME - co-op (2013)
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH - co-op (2014) Academic Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - Research Opportunities in Earth Sciences; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Marine Ecology Lab, Dauphin Island, AL - co-op (2014) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Northern Gulf Institute (NGI) Diversity Internship
Delaware Nature Society, Ashland Nature Center, Hockessin, DE - co-op (2014) Stream Watch Summer Internship
Delaware Nature Society, Ashland Nature Center, Hockessin, DE - co-op (2014) Summer Camp Counselor Coordinator Internship
Delaware Nature Society, Ashland Nature Center, Hockessin, DE - co-op (2014) Summer Education Internship
Delaware State University, College of Agriculture and Related Sciences, Dover. DE - co-op (2013) Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Molecular Genetics & Genomics - includes Faculty Research Mentors in areas of Plant Biology
Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO - co-op (2014)
Dodge Nature Center, West St. Paul, MN - co-op (2013) these are not paid opportunities
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, MO - co-op (2014)
Dow Agrosciences, Indianapolis, IN - co-op (2014) "Resumes are accepted beginning in October for the following year's internships, until December 31st" - Science Intern, Laboratory Based Research - "Applicable majors would include:Biology (biochemistry, biotechnology, cell biology, entomology, microbiology, molecular biology, plant pathology, or plant physiology), Chemistry (analytical, organic, or physical), Informatics (bioinformatics)
Duke University, Center for the Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology, Durham, NC - co-op (2014) Research Experience for Undergraduates Program "hosted by four CEINT partner institutions: Duke, Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA), and Carnegie Mellon (Pittsburgh, PA) Universities as well as the European Center for Research and Education in Geosciences and the Environment (CEREGE) in Aix-en-Provence, France" - "open to undergraduates who are majoring in engineering, chemistry, biology, physics, ecotoxicology"
Duke University, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Durham, NC - co-op (2014)
Duke University, Graduate School, Durham, NC - co-op (2014) Summer Research Opportunities Program - Possible Departments of Study include Ecology, Environment, Evolutionary Anthropology
Duke University, Organization for Tropical Studies, Durham, NC - co-op (2014) Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Tropical Biology in Costa Rica
Duke University, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham, NC - co-op (2014)
Duke University Marine Laboratory, Beaufort, NC - co-op (2014) Research Experience for Undergraduates Program in Estuarine and Coastal Marine Sciences
Duquense University, Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (2014) Undergraduate Research Program

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center, Lanesboro, MN - co-op (2013) scroll down to Summer Naturalist - "Please check back in 2013!"
Eastern Massachusetts National Wildlife Refuge, Sudbury, MA - co-op (2013) Interpretive intern
Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition, Ely, NV- co-op (2014) invasive plant technicians
Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition, Ely, NV- co-op (2014) vegetation monitoring technicians
EcoInformatics Summer Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR - co-op (2014) at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest near near Blue River, OR
Edmund Niles Huyck Biological Research Station, Rensselaerville, NY - co-op (2014) "2014 Program Dates TBA" - Eugene Odum Internship in Field Ecology -"The internship is unpaid, however housing and equipment is provided and there is opportunity for paid work prior to the start of the internship"
Emory University, Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Atlanta, GA - co-op, application (2014) Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Emory (SURE) - Research Mentor List includes Environmental Studies
Engineering Research Center (ERC) for Re-Inventing the Nation’s Urban Water Infrastructure (ReNUWIt), affiliated with several research investigators in California, Colorado and New Mexico - co-op (2014) Research Experience for Undergraduates
Environmental Internships in Minnesota (2014) paid internships in Minnesota
Environmental Law Institute, Washington, DC - co-op (2014) Research & Publications Intern - Compensation is not available, but a small transportation stipend is provided"

Fairfax County Virginia, VA - co-op (2014) - several opportunities listed - some may not be paid: check each link for specific details
Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL - co-op (2014) Research Experience for Undergraduates
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Glen Rose, TX - co-op (2014) scroll down for details about several different internship opportunities
Friday Harbor Laboratory, San Juan Island, WA - co-op (2014) Integrative Biology and Ecology of Marine Organisms

Gallaudet University, Department of Science, Technology & Mathematics, Washington, DC - co-op (2013) Summer Internship in Anacostia River Ecosystem Monitoring for deaf or hard-of-hearing undergraduate science majors
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia - co-op (some 2013 information) (2014) Application is for 2014 - 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"
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2014) Community-Soil-Air-Water (CSAW) Summer REU Program
Georgia Tech, School of Biology, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2014) Aquatic Chemical Ecology
German Academic Exchange Service, Bonn, Germany - co-op (2014) "In 2014 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." - " gives students in the fields of biology, chemistry, earth sciences..."
Glacier National Park, West Glacier, MT - co-op (2013)
Great Basin Institute, Reno, NV - co-op (2014) Research Associate Program - click on Employment for details about opportunities available
Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI - co-op (2014) Application is for 2014
Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research, Ann Arbor, MI & Muskegon, MI - co-op, application (2014) Great Lakes Summer Student Fellows
Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale, NY - co-op (2014) "internships annually, a three-month summer internship from June through August "
Greenpeace USA, Washington, DC - co-op, application (2014) Links to each internship details in column at right side
Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA - co-op, (some 2013 information) (2014) - All opportunities listed are for 2014 - check each link for details

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution Ft. Pierce, FL - co-op (2014) Summer Internship Program
Harvard Forest, Petersham MA - co-op (2014) Summer Research Program
Harvard Medical School, New England Primate Research Center, Southborough, MA - co-op (2013) Pre-Baccalaureate Program
Harvard University, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2014) Molecules Cells and Organisms Summer Internship Program - includes Evolutionary Biology
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton, PA - co-op (2014) "Each year, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary offers 12-14 competitive Conservation Science internships" - not sure if these are paid positions
Highlands Biological Station, Highlands, NC - co-op (2014) "Deadline to apply: March 15, 2014" - TWO positions - Botanical Garden Assistant and Assistant Naturalists at the Highlands Nature Center
H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, Oregon State University, near Blue River, OR - co-op (2014)
Hope College, Biology Department, Holland, MI - co-op (2014) Environmental Impacts on Biological Systems: from Molecules to Ecosystem
Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Cambridge, MD - co-op (2014) "Please learn more about this program from the (2014) Maryland Sea Grant website
Houston Zoo, Houston, TX - co-op, application (2014) Collegiate Conservation Program
Hudson River Foundation, New York, NY - co-op (2014) Tibor T. Polgar Fellowship Program to pursue research on the Hudson River
Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station, Rensselaerville NY - co-op (2014) Odum Internship in Field Ecology - this is an unpaid opportunity; housing and equipment is provided

Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory
, Idaho Falls, ID - co-op (2013)
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Springfield, IL - co-op (2014) Pollution Prevention & Energy Efficiency Internship Program - must have have permanent Illinois residency or attend a university or college in the state of Illinois
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 (2014) - "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 (2014)
Institute for Applied Ecology, Corvallis. OR - co-op, more details (2014)
Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY - co-op (2014)
International Crane Foundation, Baraboo, WI - co-op (2014) Interpretive Naturalist Internship
International Exotic Animal Sanctuary
, Boyd, TX - co-op (2014) Vehicles, housing and stipend are provided
International Wolf Center, Ely, MN - co-op (2014) Wolf Educator Internsip - "The International Wolf Center provides off-site housing for summer interns and a $500 per month stipend"
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, Des Moines, IA - co-op (2014) 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, Ames, IA - co-op (2013) "Due to fund limitation, there will be no activities planned for this REU site for the summer of 2014" - Molecular Biotechnology & Genomics - "..molecular biology, biotechnology and genomics of animals, microbes and plants
Iowa State University, Center for Biorenewable Chemicals, Ames, IA - co-op (2014)
Iowa State University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Ames, IA - co-op (2014) George Washington Carver Internship Program - " Disciplines commonly providing opportunities include agronomy; animal science; ecology, evolution and organismal biology; entomology; natural resource ecology and management; plant pathology; horticulture
Iowa State University, The Human Computer Interaction Graduate Program, Ames, IA - co-op (2014) Summer Program for Interdisciplinary Research and Education Emerging Interface Technologies for "Students working towards an undergraduate degree in any of the HCI disciplines." - includes Botany, and Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology
Iowa State University, Reiman Gardens, Ames, IA - co-op (2014) not sure if these are paid opportunities

J. Craig Venter Institute, San Diego, CA and Rockville, MD - co-op (2014) "Our research groups focus on human genomic medicine, infectious disease, plant, microbial and environmental genomics, synthetic biology and biological energy, bioinformatics"
Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Lothian, MD - co-op (2012) Environmental Education Intern

Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS - co-op, application (2014) Ecology and Evolution in Changing Environments: Mechanisms to Responses
Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2014) Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program - participating departments include Anatomy and Physiology, Horticulture, Forestry.., Plant Pathology
Kansas State University, Center for Sustainable Energy, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2014)
Kansas State University, Chemical Engineering, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2014) 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 (2014)
Kean University, Union, NJ - co-op (2014) 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"
Kent State University, Kent, OH - co-op (2013) Terrestrial-aquatic linkages in urban impacted ecosystems

Lake County Forest Preserves, Lake County, IL - co-op (2014) Environmental Education Instructor at the Edward L. Ryerson Conservation Area
Lake County Stormwater Management Commission, Libertyville, IL - co-op (2012) Wetland Internship
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY - co-op, application (2014) "...program dates: May 27th - August 5th, 2014"- Links to Official 2014 Program Brochure and Complete 2014 Project Descriptions near bottom of page - Summer Internship Program for Undergraduates: Analyzing Global Databases
Land Between the Lakes, Golden Pond, KY - co-op (2014) Campground Recreation Programming
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA - co-op (2013)
LeHigh University, Biosystems Dynamics Summer Institute, Bethlehem, PA - co-op (2014) Previous projects included ecology
Lloyd Center for the Environment, South Dartmouth, MA - co-op (2014)
Long Island University-Post, Brookville, N.Y- co-op (2014) includes faculty research in areas of ecology/marine biology, breast cancer, host-parasite interactions, microbial pathogenesis
Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA - co-op (2014) Rotational Summer Internship in Public Horticulture - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Louis Caldor Center Biological Field Station, near Armonk, NY - co-op (2013) "CSUR-REU Program will return to the Calder Center in 2015 - Not accepting applications at this time"
Louisiana State University, Department of Biological Sciences, Baton Rouge, LA - co-op (2012) - Biological Sciences includes Systematics, Ecology and Evolution
Louisiana State University, Louisiana Biomedical Research Network, Baton Rouge, LA - co-op (2012) Undergraduate Summer Research Program - MUST be enrolled in a University in the state of Louisiana (except LSU) - Research Opportunities in plant biology, zoology
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, Marine Center, Cocodrie, LA - co-op (2014) REU - coastal and marine science
Loyola University-Chicago, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Chicago, IL - co-op (2013) "The research projects span a wide range of disciplines ...environmental science"

Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA - co-op (2014) Summer Opportunity for Undergraduate Research
Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA - co-op SEARCH (2014) click on Search MBL jobs, then click on Seasonal/Temporary - several opportunities will be listed at various locations; check the details for each listing
Marine Biological Laboratory, Ecosystems Center, Woods Hole, MA - co-op (2014) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) - Arctic LTER at Toolik Lake Research Natural Area on the North Slope of Alaska.
Marine Environmental Research Institute, Blue Hill, ME - co-op (2014) Internships - most require completion of a BS degree (check each for details)
Marine Physical Laboratory, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA - co-op (2014) MPL Summer Internship for "majors in Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geology"
Marine Resources Division, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Fort Johnson Complex, SC - co-op, application process (2014) "Minorities in Marine and Environmental Sciences (MIMES) Internship Program
Maryland Sea Grant (University of Maryland), College Park, MD - co-op (2014) marine research on the Chesapeake Bay
McHenry County Conservation District, Woodstock, IL - co-op (2014) Select View Job Postings under Click here to view; then select Seasonal and Intern Positions (10)
Medical University of South Carolina, College of Graduate Studies, Charleston, SC - co-op (2014) Summer Undergraduate Research Program- "tracks in Cardiovascular Biology, Cancer Biology, Neuroscience and Oceans and Human Health"
Medical University of South Carolina, Marine Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences, Charleston, SC - co-op (some 2012/2013 information) (2014) Application is for 2014 - Summer Undergraduate Research Program: Marine Biomedicine & Environmental Health
Miami Univeristy (of Ohio), Oxford, OH - co-op (2014) The Ecology of Human-Dominated Landscapes
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI - co-op (2014) Integrative Biology of Social Behaviors - "..broad range of perspectives (neuroscience, endocrinology, evolution, and ecology).."
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI - co-op (2014) Undergraduate Summer Research Experiences in Plant Genomics
Michigan State University, W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Hickory Corners, MI - co-op (2014) "Summer 2014 information will be posted when available"
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, St. Paul, MN (with statewide travel) - co-op (2014) Minnesota DNR Wildlife Student Internships (provides link to several intern opportunities) - not all are paid opportunities (check each for details)
Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Minneapolis/St. Paul Metropolitan Area, MN - co-op (2013) Resource Management Internships
Missouri Botanical Garden, St Louis, MO - co-op (2014) Undergraduate Research in Plant Systematics, Conservation Biology, and Ethnobotany at the Missouri Botanical Garden
Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2014) Monell Science Apprenticeship Program - "..developing non-lethal repellents for agricultural pests.."
Monmouth University, School of Science, West Long Branch, NJ - co-op (2014) Summer Research Program - "research in the following areas: Biology—cell biology, cancer biology, molecular biology, ecology, entomology, marine and environmental biology, reproductive biology"
Monsanto (several locations) - co-op Search (2014) Click on Search Now under Search for Internships Co-ops at right side, then scroll down beneath search criteria for postings
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA - co-op (2014) not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, VT - co-op (2014) "...12- and 15-week fulltime internships throughout the year with flexible start dates"
Montana State University, Bozeman, MT - co-op (2014) Salamander research at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, Durham, New Hampshire
Montclair University, College of Science and Mathematics, Passaic River Institute, Montclair, NJ - co-op (2013) "We are not accepting applications for the Summer of 2014." - REU: Multidisciplinary Environmental Research
Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL - co-op (2014) Public Horticulture Internship
Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota FL - co-op (2014) can select months in Summmer 2014 under INTERNSHIP PREFERENCES on application - College Internship Program
Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota FL - co-op (2014) Research Experience for Undergraduate
Mountain Lake Biological Station, Allegheny Mountains of Southwestern Virginia - co-op (2014)
Mountain Studies Institute, San Juan Mountains, CO - co-op (2013)
Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, Salisbury Cove, ME - co-op (scroll down to Summer Research Fellowships) (2014) - Research Mentors in Ecology, Environmental Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Marine Physiology
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA - co-op (2014) Svalbard Research Experience for Undergraduates - "exciting opportunities for students to participate in polar science research projects in Svalbard, Norway
Mount St. Helens Institute, Amboy, WA - co-op (2014) Science Education Intern
Mount St. Helens Institute, Amboy, WA - co-op (2014) Seasonal Recreation Program Assistant
Mt. Cuba Center, Greenville, DE - co-op (2014) "horticulture, landscape architecture, ecology, or related plant science fields"
Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT - co-op, application (2014) Summer Internship Program


Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association,
Nantucket, MA - co-op (2014)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, several locations - co-op (2014) DEVELOP Applied Sciences training and development program focused on Earth science research projects including Agriculture, Health & Air Quality, Climate, Disasters, Ecological Forecasting, Energy, Oceans, Water Resources, Weather
National Arboretum, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2014)
National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN - co-op, application (2014) Sustainable Land and Water Resources
National Council for Science and the Environment, Washington, DC - co-op (2014) several positions listed with many different organizations - check each for details - not all are paid opportunities
National Ecological Observatory Network, several field site locations - co-op (2014)
National Energy Technology Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA and Morgantown, WV - co-op (2014) Professional Internship Program includes a Summer Internship - "environmental sciences"
National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN - co-op (2014) Research Experiences for Undergraduates for "Undergraduate majors in math, biology, and related fields" - "...cover a range of life science areas including disease and health, evolution, ecology, molecular biology... "
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC - co-op (2014) Summer Internship Program
National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC - co-op (2014) Natural History Research Experience (NHRE) summer internships
National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Washington, D.C. - co-op (2014) Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program - includes summer intership at NOAA facility
National Park Service, many locations - co-op (2014) Cultural Resources Diversity Internship Program - not sure this is a paid opportunity
National Park Service, many locations - co-op (2013) Climate Change Internships
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden CO - co-op (2014) Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships
National Zoo, Washington, D.C, - co-op (2013/2014) "This is an ongoing internship. Interns may start at any time and work for five months or longer from November 2013 through March 2014" - Department of Reproductive Sciences Internship at Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Virginia - "Stipend: These are unpaid positions and interns are responsible for all living expenses. - Housing: Dormitory-style housing will be provided at SCBI-Front Royal. Interns will be responsible for food and other living expenses"
National Zoo, Washington, D.C, - co-op (2014) Research Internship Program - Some position are unpaid - check each opportunity for details
Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center, Portsmouth, VA - co-op (2014) "Discipline(s): environmental, and marine sciences; life, health, and medical sciences"
New England Aquarium, Boston, MA - co-op (2014) these positions are not paid
New England Wild Flower Society, Framingham. MA - co-op (2014)
New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY - co-op (2013) scroll down to Part Time/Seasonal Openings - not sure if these are paid position
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, NY - co-op (2014) Naturlist Intern Program at several DEC Education Centers (Five Rivers, Reinstein Woods)
North Carolina State University, Biotechnology Program and Department of Plant Biology, Raleigh, NC - co-op (2014) Integrative Molecular Plant Systems Undergraduate Research Experience
North Carolina State University, Department of Plant Pathology, Raleigh, NC - co-op (2014) Kelman Summer Research Internships
North Carolina Zoo Wildlife Rehabilitation Cetner, Ashboro, NC co-op (2014)
North Dakota State University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Fargo, ND - co-op (2014) Research on the Prairies - "...completed college-level general chemistry and biology..."
Northern Arizona University, Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, Flagstaff, AZ - co-op (2014) Summer Student Internship Program
Northern Arizona University, Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research, Flagstaff, AZ - co-op (2014) Environmental Science Research Experience for Undergraduates
Northern Arizona University, School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability, Flagstaff AZ - co-op (2014) Landscape evolution in a monogenetic volcanic field
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL - co-op (2014) "..in areas of energy and the environment, with aspects of ethics and economy incorporated into broader problems and related to the broader issue of sustainability.."
Northwestern University, The Graduate School, Evanston, IL - co-op (2014) Summer Research Opportunity Program - Potential Faculty Mentor areas include Plant Biology and Conservation
Northwest Youth Corp, Eugene, OR - co-op (2014) not sure if these are paid positions
Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge, Brooksville, MS - co-op (2014) - Three positions listed: Wildlife/Biological Internship, Forestry Internship, Environmental Education Internship

Ocean View Foundation, Block Island, RI - co-op (2014) Summer EcoWorker
Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster, OH - co-op (2014) OARDC Research Internships in Wooster (ORIP)
Ohio State University, Center for Applied Plant Sciences, Columbus, OH - co-op (2013) Unfortunately we will not be accepting applications for the summer of 2013"
Ohio State University, Department of Plant Pathology, Columbus, OH - co-op (2014) Internships are available on either the Columbus, OH or the Wooster, OH (OARDC) campus of The Ohio State University
Ohio State University, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Columbus, OH (and 6 other participating Institute Partners in AZ, IN, MD, PA and VA - scroll down for list) - co-op (2014) project topics include: Statistical Phylogenetics, Mathematical Neuroscience, Bioinformatics, Chemogenomics, Environmental Statistics
Ohio State University, Stone Laboratory, Columbus, OH - co-op (2014) Research Experience for Undergraduates Scholarship Program -"receive a full REU scholarship, which includes in-state tuition for the 2 credit research experience, in-state tuition for one five-week, 4-credit course, the lab fee, and room and board"
Old Dominian University, Department of Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, Norfolk, VA - co-op (2014)
Oklahoma State University, Biobased Products and Energy Center, Stillwater, OK - co-op (2014) Interdisciplinary Approach to Sustainable Biobased Products and Energy Development
Oklahoma State University, Department of Psychology, Stillwater, OK - co-op (2013) Biological basis of human and animal behavior
Oregon Health & Science University, Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology, Portland, OR - co-op (2014)
Oregon Health & Science University, Environmental & Biomolecular Systems, Portland, OR - co-op (2014) scroll down to Undergraduate and High School Internships - "Applications being accepted for 2014"
Oregon National Primate Research Center, Oregon Health & Science University, Beaverton, OR - co-op (2014) Summer Fellowship Program includes research in neurodevelopment, neuroendocrinology, neurodegeneration, cancer, aging, mental illness, brain injury, addiction, obesity, reproductive health, immune response to infectious agents, and stem cells.
Oregon State University, Department of Botany & Plant Pathology, Corvallis, OR - co-op (2014) The Ernest and Pauline Jaworski Fund for Summer Research Experiences for Underserved Undergraduates in Plant Science
Oregon State University, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport, OR - co-op (2014)
Organization for Tropical Studies (consortium of 63 universities and research stations) - co-op (2014) "Summer 2014 program will take place from June 8 to August 15th, pending renewed funding" - Research Experience for Undergraduates at La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA - co-op, more details and link to application (2014) Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program
Passaic River Coalition, Morristown, NJ - co-op (2013)
Patuxent Research Refuge, Laurel, MD - co-op (2014)
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (program coordinator), Christina River Basin Critical Zone Observatory, Stroud Water Research Center (University of Delaware) - co-op (2014) at several research locations (see website for location details)
Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg, Harrisburg, PA - co-op (2014) Research Experience for Undergraduates in Sustainable Bioenergy - links to details in right hand column
Pepperdine University, Natural Science Division, Malibu, CA - co-op, more details (2014) includes environmental science areas and Animal Physiology
Peregrine Fund, Inc., Boise, ID - co-op (2013)
Perry Institute for Marine Science, Jupiter, FL and Lee Stocking Island, Bahamas - co-op (2014) Marine Science Internship - "Internships are unpaid, however, interns will receive a fully or partially subsidized room (shared accommodation) and board. Transportation to Exuma International Airport (Georgetown, Bahamas) will be the responsibility of the chosen intern. Transportation from Georgetown to Lee Stocking Island will be provided by PIMS
Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc, many locations - co-op Search (2014) select Summer Jobs Learn More and Apply
Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, MA - co-op (2014) some positions may not be paid oppportunities - check each position for details
Plum Island Ecosystems LTER, northeastern Massachusetts - co-op (2013) summer research fellowships (REU) in watershed and estuarine ecosystems
Plymouth State University, Center for the Environment, Plymouth, NH - co-op (2014) Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest: Investigating and Communicating Change in Ecosystems
Pocono Environmental Education Center, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, PA - co-op (2014) Environmental Education Intern - Internships are normally 3 to 4 months, but can be 2 to 10 months."
Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, Columbia, NC - co-op (2013) "We are not accepting applications for internships at this time"
Point Blue Conservation Science, several locations in California - co-op (2014)
Polly Hill Arboretum, West Tisbury, MA - co-op (2014)
Portland State University, Portland, OR - co-op (2014) Research projects in the following fields are available:. and Environmental Science"
Princeton University, Graduate School, Princeton, NJ - co-op (2014) Princeton Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (PSURE) - research areas include Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Purdue University, College of Engineering, West Lafayette, IN - co-op (2014) some projects are in Environmental Science
Purdue University, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, West Lafayette, IN - co-op, application (2013) NOT offered in 2014 - Undergraduate Summer Research Internship Program

Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, Wells, ME - co-op (2014) Summer Internship Opportunities - "Salary/Housing - A living allowance may be provided. Communal, government housing available or intern may provide own housing within commuting distance of Wells, Maine"
Reiman Gardens, Iowa State University, Ames, IA - co-op (2014) - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, NJ - co-op (2012) Coastal Conservation Research Program
Riverbend Environmental Education Center, Gladwyne, PA - co-op (2014) Summer Camp Intern (4 Positions available)
Riverbend Nature Center, Faribault, MN - co-op (2014) Outdoor Adventures Program Specialist
Riverbend Nature Center, Faribault, MN - co-op (2014) Summer Program Naturalist
Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, Crested Butte, CO - co-op, application (2014) scroll down to REU Awards
Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO - co-op (2013) Interpretation Internships Summer 2013 - East Side (public programs and visitor centers)
Rocky Mountain Nature Association, Estes Park, CO - co-op (2014) American Conservation Corps positions in Rocky Mountain National Park
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Key Biscayne, FL - co-op (2014)
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Center for Computational and Integrative Biology, Camden, NJ - co-op (2014) REU: Computational Biology Summer Program - "..research projects will be the modeling of biological systems — ecological, physiological, and molecular"
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, New Brunswick, NJ - co-op (2014) Research Internships in Ocean Sciences

Samford University, Birmingham, AL - co-op (2014) Research Experience for Undergraduates Program
Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc, Ardmore, OK - co-op (2014) Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture
Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc, Ardmore, OK - co-op (2014) Noble Summer Research Scholars: An Undergraduate Internship in Plant Science
San Diego Zoo, Institute for Conservation Research, San Diego, CA - co-op (2014) Conservation Research Summer College Student Fellowships
San Francisco State University, Department of Biology, San Francisco, CA - co-op (2014) Biological Research in Ecological and Evolutionary Developmental Biology BREED
San Francisco Zoo, San Francisco, CA - co-op (2014) Zoo Camp Intern Summer 2014
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, Sanibel, FL - co-op (2014) Native Plant Nursery Internship
San Jose State University, Department of Biological Sciences, San Jose, CA- co-op, application process (2014) "Students will be paid $500/week for ten weeks for a total of $5,00 in 2014" - Research by Undergraduates using Molecular Biology Applications - "Faculty members with expertise in the areas of genetics, molecular evolution, molecular environmental microbiology, neuroscience, cell and molecular developmental biology will mentor students"
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Thousand Oaks, CA - co-op (2013) scroll down to College Student Intern Positions and "Click here to download the most current internship openings"
Sarett Nature Center, Berrien County, MI - co-op (2014) Intern Naturalist Positions
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Aiken, SC - co-op (2014) "Interested students should contact Dr. J Vaun McArthur at mcarthur@srel.uga.edu or (803) 725-5317."
Savannah River Site, Aiken, SC - co-op details and application (2014) Savannah River Site Internship & Faculty Participant Program
Savannah State University, Department of Natural Sciences, Savannah, GA - co-op (2014) Bridge to Research in Marine Sciences
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA - co-op (2014) Scripps Undergraduate Research Fellowship "... exciting Earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences research"
Seaworld Parks and Entertainment, locations in CA, FL, PA, TX, VA, - co-op (2014) enter Intern in keyword box
Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Seney, MI - co-op (2014) Visitor Services Internships
Sevilleta Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Site, Socorro County, NM - co-op (2014) Sevilleta LTER Research Experience for Undergraduates Program
Shannon Point Marine Center, Anacortes, WA - co-op (2014)
Sharon Audubon Center, Sharon, CT - co-op (2014) "Check out the National Audubon Society Career Center to apply for current open positions"
Shaver's Creek Environmental Center
, Petersburg, PA - co-op (2014) select 2014 on "Year you are applying for" on application
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, near Annapolis, MD - co-op, application (2014) "For Summer projects beginning May - August: Application deadline is February 1st"
Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Gardens, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2014)
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2014) Minority Awards Program
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Barro Colorado Island, Panama - co-op (2014)
Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Division of Invertebrate Zoology, McLean VA - co-op (2014) Libbie H. Hyman Memorial Scholarship - "The Hyman Scholarship is intended to help support a first meaningful field station experience for a first or second year graduate student, or an advanced undergraduate; to carry on research on INVERTEBRATES at a marine, freshwater, or terrestrial field station"
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Marine Resources Division, Columbia, SC - co-op (2014) Minorities in Marine and Environmental Sciences (MIMES) Internship Program
South Dakota State University, Department of Biology and Microbiology, Brookings, SD - co-op (2014) Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Projects on Bioenergy
Southern California Earthquake Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA - co-op, application (2014) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
Southern Illinois University, Center for Ecology, Carbondale, IL - co-op (2014) REU summer program in Convergence Ecology
Southface Energy Institute, Atlanta, GA - co-op, application (2014)
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, NH - co-op (2014) Click on Program Intern and Marketing Intern for details of individual positions
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA - co-op (2014) "Our program dates for 2014 are June 21 - August 23" - Stanford Summer Research Program/Amgen Scholars Program - participating departments include Earth Sciences
State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY - co-op (2014) Ecosystem Restoration through Interdisciplinary Exchange
State University of New York College at Oneonta, Biological Field Station, Cooperstown, NY - co-op (2014)
State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY - co-op (2012) Comprehensive Approach to Watershed Characterization Focusing on the Source of New York City Water
State University of New York at Stony Brook, The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook, NY - co-op (2012) "the REU program at SOMAS will not run in 2011. Information about the possible renewal of this program in 2012 and beyond will be posted, as appropriate, on this page"
Student Conservation Association, Charlestown, NH (national office) - co-op (2014) US Fish & Wildlife Service Career Discovery Internship Program at many locations
Superior National Forest, Northeastern Minnesota - co-op (2013) Summer Season Temporary Employment Opportunities

Tall Timbers Research Station, Tallahassee, FL - co-op (2014) several Internship Opportunities
Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge, Paris, TN - co-op (2013) Student Temporary Employment Program
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX - co-op, application (2014) Ecohydrology of a Tropical Montane Cloud Forest at the newly constructed Texas A&M Soltis Center for Research and Education near San Isidro in central Costa Rica
Texas A&M University, Department of Entomology, College Station, TX - co-op (2013) Program has been discontinued
Texas A&M University, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, College Station, TX - co-op (2013) The Plant-Microbe Interface
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX - co-op (2014) Summer Undergraduate Research Focus - Climate Change, Global Warming, and the Health of Texas Bays and Estuaries
Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, Austin, TX - co-op (2014) Mickey Leland Internship Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, TX - co-op (2014) Student Summer Internship Program - offers both paid and unpaid positions (links to job details can be found here - select Internship as Category)
The Aloha Foundation, Inc, Fairlee, VT - co-op (2014) Summer Camp Counselor Positions - "paid between $2,010 and $3,200 for the season, plus room, board and laundry."
The Arboretum at Flagstaff, Flagstaff, AZ - co-op (2014)
The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Naples, FL - co-op (2014) some positions are for six months, others for three months; some, but not all, require a bachelor's degree; all others require applicant ot be a senior in college
The Echinacea Project
, rural western Minnesota - co-op (2014) Summer Field Researcher
The Institute for Bird Populations
, several locations (most are in California) co-op (Spring/Summer 2014)
The Nature Conservancy in Iowa, Des Moines, IA - co-op (2014) Anna Beal Summer Conservation Intern Scholarship Program. Scholarships for undergraduate students attending institutions of higher learning in the state of Iowa, or an Iowa resident
The Wilderness Society, Washington, D.C. (and other locations) - co-op (2013) "Unless otherwise noted, all Wilderness Society internships are unpaid"
Thomas More College Biology Field Station, California, KY - co-op (2014) Summer Research Internships in aquatic biology, ecology and environmental sciences
Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA - co-op (2013) Horticultural Internships
Trees For Tomorrow, Eagle River, WI - co-op (2014) Seasonal Naturalist program - One summer position (mid-May to mid-August 2014)
Tufts University, Department of Biology, Medford, MA - co-op (2014) Integrative approaches to studying recognition systems in cells, organisms, and populations
Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL - co-op (2014) Integrated Biosciences Research Experience for Undergraduates - "research in...plant genomics, biocomplexity in the environment, bioinformatics, animal sciences and cell & molecular biology"

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Washington, D.C. (and many other locations) - co-op (2013) Student Intern Program
United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR - co-op (2014) general position descriptions - not sure if these are paid positions
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO - co-op (2014) SOARS (Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science) - "major in atmospheric science or a related field such as ... biology,... environmental science"
University of Alaska, Anchorage, Department of Biological Sciences, Anchorage, AL - co-op (2014)
University of Arizona, Biosphere 2, Tuscon, AZ - co-op (2014) Environmental and Earth Systems Research at Biosphere 2
University of Arkansas, Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Fayetteville, AK - co-op (2014) Applied Biotechnology in the Life Sciences - REU Program Faculty projects include several aeras of plant biology
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AK - co-op (2014) Assessment and Sustainable Management of Ecosystem Services
University of Arkansas, Department of Plant Pathology, Fayetteville, AK - co-op (2014) Adair/Bollenbacher Summer Internship
University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2014) Amgen Scholars Program - Research Areas include Plant & Microbial Biology
University of California at Berkeley, College of Natural Resources, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2014) "There are currently no employment opportunities. Please check back as summer approaches"
University of California at Berkeley, Integrative Biology, Molecular & Cell Biology, Plant & Microbial Biology, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2014) NSF Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Cell, Developmental and Evolutionary Biology
University of California at Berkeley, School of Public Health, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2014) Short Term Educational Experiences for Research in Environmental Health for Undergraduate Students
University of California at Davis, Davis, CA - co-op (2012) NOT currently accepting applications - Collabortive Research & Education in Agricultural Technologies & Engineering (CREATE)
University of California at Davis, Environmental Toxicology, Davis, CA - co-op (2012)
University of California, Irvine, Department of Chemistry, Irvine, CA - co-op (2014) "research projects in the fields of ..., environmental chemistry"
University of California, Irvine, Department of Earth System Science, Irvine, CA - co-op (2013) "We will not be hosting a summer program in 2014" - REU program in Biogeochemistry and Climate Change
University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2013) An International Integrative Undergraduate Research Program for Under-represented Students - Our destination is 2013 will be Bali, Indonesia
University of California at Riverside, Center for Plant Biology, Riverside, CA - co-op (2014)
University of California at Riverside, Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology and Institute for Integrative Genome Biology, Riverside, CA - co-op (2014)
University of California at Riverside, Graduate Division, Riverside, CA - co-op (2014) Mentoring Summer Research Internship Program - Faculty Research Projects include Center for Environmental Research and Technology
University of California at San Diego, Office of Graduate Studies, San Diego, CA - co-op (2014) Summer Training Academy for Research in the Sciences - Eligible Research Areas include earth science, marine biology; marine biodeversity & conservation
University of California, Merced, Sierra Nevada Research Institute, Merced, CA - co-op (2014) Yosemite Environmental Science Research Training REU
University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa, Cruz, CA - co-op (2014) analyses of long-term data sets in relation to changes in natural ecosystems
University of Central Oklahoma, College of Mathematics and Science, Edmund, OK - co-op (2014) An eight-week program - includes seven weeks in Turkey (based at Uludag University in Bursa)
University of Cincinnati, Department of Biological Sciences, Cincinnati, OH - co-op (2014) Sensory Ecology – the study of how animals acquire and respond to information about their environment
University of Chicago, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, Chicago, IL - co-op (2014) MGCB REU Trainers projects include Plant defense against bacterial infection, and bacterial virulence mechanisms
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO - co-op, application (2014) Summer Multicultural Access to Research Training - Academic areas include Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO - co-op (2014) REU in Environmental Sustainability
University of Colorado, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Boulder, CO - co-op (2013)
University of Colorado, Mountain Research Station, near Boulder, CO - co-op (2013)
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO - co-op (2012) Summer Multicultural Access to Research Training - Academic areas include Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Florida, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Gainseville, FL - co-op (2012) "There will not be a REU Program offered for the Summer of 2013" - Research Experience for Undergraduates in Water Resources
University of Georgia, Athens, GA - co-op (2014) "Please check back later for 2014 application dates." - Population Biology of Infectious Diseases
University of Georgia, Department of Genetics, Athens, GA - co-op (2014) Fungal Genomics & Computational Biology
University of Georgia, Department of Genetics, Athens, GA - co-op (2013) Summer Undergraduate Fellowships in Genetics - "Research in the areas of ...ecological genetics, evolutionary genetics..."
University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI - co-op (2014) Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science
University of Idaho, Center for Research on Invasive Species and Small Populations, Moscow, ID - co-op (2014)
University of Kansas, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Lawrence, KS - co-op (2014) several projects focus on topics related to biofuels
University of Kansas, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Lawrence, KS - co-op (2014) Models in Evolution, Ecology and Systematics
University of Kentucky, Ecological Research Facility, Lexington, KY - co-op (2014) Suburban Ecology and Invasive Species
University of Louisville, Department of Biology, Louisville, KY - co-op (2014) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Plant Biology
University of Maine, Forest Bioproducts Research Institute - co-op (2014) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship at The University of Maine and University of Concepción, Chile
University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Paul S. Sarbanes Coastal Ecology Teaching and Research Center, Princess Anne, MD - co-op (2014) REU in Marine and Estuarine Science
University of Massachusetts-Boston, Boston, MA - co-op, application (2014) Coastal Research in Environmental Science and Technology (CREST)
University of Massachusetts-Boston, Department of Biology, Boston, MA - co-op (2014) Research Experience for Undergraduates - Research Topics (subject to change) include Biodiversity, Conservation Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Plant Growth Control, Population Biology, Marine Biology
University of Michigan, College of Pharmacy, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2014) "research experience in the areas of biochemistry, biophysics, cheminformatics, computational chemistry, enzymology, marine biology, molecular biology and plant biology"
University of Michigan, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2013) is currently discontinued - Enhancing Diversity, Quality, and Understanding of the Ecological and Evolutionary Sciences for Tomorrow
University of Michigan Biological Station, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2014)
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN - co-op (2013) Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Program on Risk Analysis for Introduced Species and Genotypes - "We recruit a select group of undergraduates to conduct summer research with our faculty and students on topics related to invasive species and genetically modified organisms"
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN - co-op (2014) Life Science Summer Undergraduate Research Programs (participating programs include Risk analysis for introduced species and genotypes)
University of Minnesota, Department of Earth Sciences, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN - co-op (2014) Summer Internship Program - "Fluids in the Earth, from Surface to Core"
University of Missouri, Division of Animal Sciences, Columbia, MO - co-op, application (2014) Miller Summer Program in Animal Sciences
University of Montana, Division of Biological Sciences, Missoula, MT - co-op (2014) Introductory Multicultural Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (IM-SURE) program - "gain experience in environmental biology in the field, the laboratory, or both"
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE - co-op (2014) Biofuels and Nanohybrid Materials
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE - co-op (2014) Integrated Development of Bioenergy Systems
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE - co-op (2014) Water in the Earth System
University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV - co-op (2014) NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU): From Lake Tahoe to Pyramid Lake
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH and Abisko Scientific Research Station, Abisko, Sweden - co-op (2014) Northern Ecosystems Research for Undergraduates
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Institute of Marine Sciences, Morehead City, NC - co-op (2014)
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND - co-op (2014) “Genes & the Environment: Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) from Rural and Tribal Colleges”
University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA - co-op (2014) Interdisciplinary Research Experience in Hyperspectral Imaging - "various disciplines such as Physics, Geology, Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Forestry, Geographic Information Science (GIS),"
University of North Florida, Coastal Biology Flagship Program, Jacksonville, FL - co-op (2014) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Coastal Biology
University of Oregon, Biology Department, Eugene, OR - co-op (2014) Research Experiences for Undergraduates Summer Program in Molecular Biosciences - Research Areas include: molecular evolution
University of Oregon, Biology Department, Eugene, OR - co-op (2014) Summer Program for Undergraduate Research - Research areas include evolution, ecology and marine biology
University of Puerto Rico, Institute for Tropical Ecosystems Study, San Juan, PR - co-op (2014) Research Experience for Undergraduates at El Verde Field Station in Puerto Rico
University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography, Narragansett, RI - co-op (2014) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Oceanography
University of South Carolina, Marine Science Program, Columbia, SC - co-op (2014) Marine Biogeochemistry - from Salt Marshes to the Deep Ocean
University of Southern California, Wrigley Marine Science Center, Catalina Island, CA - co-op (2014) Coastal Ocean Systems and Sustainability
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL - co-op (2014) Summer Program in Interdisciplinary Environmental Research
University of Tennessee, Divison of Biology, Knoxville, TN - co-op (2014) Microbial Community Interactions and Functions - "...Department of Ecology & Environmental Biology.."
University of Tennessee, Tennessee Solar Conversion and Storage using Outreach, Research, and Education, Knoxville, TN - co-op (2014) Research Experiences for Undergraduates
University of Texas at Austin, Cell and Molecular Biology, Austin, TX - co-op (2013) - research tracks include Plant Biology
University of Texas at Austin, Environmental Science Institute, Austin, TX - co-op (2014) Research Experience for Undergraduates
University of Texas at Austin, Marine Science Institute, Port Aransas TX - co-op, more details, application (2014) 2014 REU in Subtropical Marine Ecosystems
University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX - co-op (2014) "..ecology and evolution influencing Chihuahuan Desert biodiversity.."
University of Utah, Molecular Biology Program, Salt Lake City, UT - co-op (2014) Undergraduate Research Access for Minorities Program - "research experience in a variety of biological fields, including biochemistry, cell and developmental biology, ecology, genetics, immunology, molecular biology, and neurobiology"
University of Utah, Molecular Biology Program, Salt Lake City, UT - co-op (2014) Utah Summer Undergraduate Research Program for Utah residents not currently attending the University of Utah - "research experience in a variety of biological fields, including biochemistry, cell and developmental biology, ecology, genetics, immunology, molecular biology, and neurobiology"
University of Vermont, Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory, Burlington, VT - co-op (2014) Interdisciplinary Research on Human Impacts in the Lake Champlain Ecosystem
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI - co-op (2014) Ecology, Plant and Environmental Systems Summer Research Opportunities Program
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI - co-op (2014) Integrated Biological Sciences Summer Research Program - several participating departments/programs including: Biochemistry/Biophysics, Bioenergy, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Computational Biology & Biostatistics, Ecology, Plants, and Environmental Systems, Molecular & Environmental Toxicology, Neurobiology, Virology
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Zoology, Madison, WI - co-op (2013) research in Northern Iceland
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Center, Madison, WI - co-op (2014) Summer Research Opportunities Program for Minority Students
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Freshwater Sciences, Milwaukee, WI - co-op (2014) Summer Internships in Aquatic Sciences
US Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, OH - co-op (2014) "... life, health, and medical sciences; communications and graphic design; mathematics; computer science; physical sciences; earth, environmental, and marine sciences..."
US Army Environmental Command, San Antonio, TX - co-op (2014)
US Army Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center, Fort Detrick, MD - co-op (2014) "..life, health, and medical sciences..earth, environmental, and marine sciences"
US Department of Energy, Washington, D.C. (several locations) - co-op (2014) Scholars Program (has an internship component) for "students and post-graduates for the DOE Scholars Program in the following disciplines: Environmental Sciences"
US Environmental Protection Agency, Research Tirangle Park, NC - co-op (2013) Student Internships
US Fish & Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C. - co-op SEARCH (2013) several positions listed in many different locations; not all are paid positions - - most are National Wildlife Refuges
US Forest Service, list of temporary positions at many locations - co-op (2014) most are for 6-8 months

Ventana Wildlife Society, Salinas, CA - co-op (2014) Seasonal Camp Instructor – Summer 2014
Vermont Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, - co-op (2014) Research on Adaptation to Climate Change- at four participating universities in Vermont (Saint Michaels College, Colchester, VT; University of Vermont, Burlington, VT; Johnson State College, Johnson, VT; Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT)
Vermont Institute of Natural Science, Woodstock, VT - co-op (2014)
Vermont Institute of Natural Science, Woodstock, VT - co-op (2014) Education Intern located at VINS Nature Center, Quechee, Vermont
Vermont Institute of Natural Science, Woodstock, VT - co-op (2014) Avian Intern located at VINS Nature Center, Quechee, Vermont
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps, Waterbury, VT - co-op (2014)
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA - co-op (2014)
Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), LabView Enabled Watershed Assessment System, Blacksburg, VA - co-op (2014) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site Interdisciplinary Water Sciences and Engineering
Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), Stream Research, Education, and Management (StREAM) Lab - co-op, application, faculty recommendation form (2014) Dynamics of Water and Societal Systems

Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY - co-op (2014) Research Experience for Undergraduates - "2014 Research Projects and Mentors include: Ecology of Waterborne Microorganisms
Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL - co-op (2014) Horticulture Internship - "posting is closed on January 31, 2014" - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL - co-op (2014) scroll down to bottom and click on Apply now to go to a list of available internsihps - Sciences/Horticulture/Zoology Internships include Animals, Science and Environment; Agricultural Sciences/Horticulture -"Suggested Majors for Agricultural Sciences/Horticulture: Agricultural Communication, Agricultural Education, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Agronomy, Aquaculture, Aquatic Biology, Biology, Biotechnology, Botany, Crop Science, Entomology, Environmental Horticulture, Fisheries, Food Science, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Marine Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Ornamental Horticulture, and Plant Science" - not sure if these are paid opportunities - many are at least six months in length
Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA - co-op (2014) Studies in ecology, environmental and conservation biology at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, West Africa
Washington State University, Pullman, WA - co-op (some 2013 information) (2014) Application is for 2014 - Plant Genomics and Biotechnology
Washington University in St. Louis, Tyson Research Center, St Louis, MO - co-op, application (2014) Undergraduate Research Opportunities - "...outstanding students from other universities are occasionally hired for summer research at Tyson"
Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Detroit, MI - co-op (2014) RISEUP: Research Internships for a Sustainable Environment with Undergraduate Participation
Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY - co-op (2014) Can enter year (e.g., 2014) on application - REU: Mammoth Cave Upper Green River Project
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, Mill Run, PA - co-op (2014) three internships listed: Fallingwater Collections Internship; Fallingwater Landscape Internship; Fallingwater Preservation Internship - not likely of interest to life science majors, but check details for yourself
West Virginia University, Department of Biology, Morgantown, WV - co-op (2014) Site is page protected (cannot get access without password, etc.) - Biological Responses to the Environment from Genes to the Ecosystem
Wetlands Institute, Stone Harbor, NJ - co-op (2014)
Weyerhauser, headquarters in Federal Way, WA - co-op - (2014) click on Internship Job Search under FOR STUDENTS in left hand column (opportunities in several locations)
Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, St. Augustine, FL - co-op (2014) Research Experience for Undergraduates - wide range of projects in many different areas of the life sciences (scroll down to bottom for list of projects) Development and Evolution of Marine Invertebrates, Biomechanics and Neurobiology of Fish Locomotion
Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation, Inc., Kendalia, TX - co-op (2013)
William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute, Chazy, NY - co-op (2014) Summer Experience in Agricultural Research
Wind Cave National Park, Hot Springs, SD - co-op (2013)
Windsor Mountain International, Windsor, NH - co-op (2014)
Wolf Education & Research Center, Winchester, ID - co-op (2014) links to more details and application at bottom of the page
Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilation Center, Friday Harbor, WA - co-op (2014) not sure if these are paid positions
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA - co-op, application (2014) Undergraduate Fellowships for Minorities
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA - co-op, application (2014) Summer Student Fellowship
Woods Hole Diversity Initiative (six Woods Hole science institutions) Woods Hole, MA, - co-op (2014) Woods Hole Partnership Educational Program

Xavier University of Louisiana, Center for Undergraduate Research, New Orleans. LA - co-op (2013) "Unfortunately, Xavier will not have an REU program in Summer 2014" - Research Experiences for Undergraduates - Research Projects Available include Plant science, Plant stress physiology

Zoological Society of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI - co-op (2014) scroll down to Education Internships - Summer 2014