Co-op/Internships and Summer Research Opportunities
for 2015

Animal & Plant Biology
Marine Science

All opportunities listed are PAID, unless otherwise indicated

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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

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 (2015) scroll down to Raptor Internship and Education Internship
Adirondack Mountain Club, Lake Placid, NY - co-op (2015) scroll down to Education - Summer Naturalist Intern
Agricultural Research Service (USDA), Washington, D.C. (and other locations) - co-op (2015)
Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, AL - co-op (2015) 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" - "If you are interested in our program for summer of 2015, please check back frequently for more information, as it becomes available. "
Alaska Conservation Foundation, Anchorage, AK co-op (2015) "Please check back in December 2014 for information regarding the 2015 program" - Conservation Internships - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Alaska Department of Natural Resources, several locations in Alaska - co-op (2015) Summer 2015 Positions
Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA - co-op (2015) No internship opportunities in 2014 - "Please check back in 2015"
Alaska SeaLife Center, Seward, AK - co-op (2015) not sure if these are paid opportunities; housing is provided
Aldo Leopold Foundation, Baraboo, WI - co-op (2015) "We have already hired interns for 2015" - positions are for 9 months
Alpha Genesis, Inc., Yemassee, SC - co-op (2015) Pre-Baccalaureate Summer Training Program (primate research) - "For more information about these programs, please contact AGI at The annual application deadline ... is April 30th"
American Floral Endowment, Glen Carbon, IL - co-op (2015) "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 (2015) Internships in Geoscience Public Policy; summer and during the academic year
American Horticultural Society's River Farm, Alexandria, VA - co-op (2015)
American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY - co-op (2015) Research Experience for Undergraduates Program in Systematics and Evolutionary Biology
American Physiological Society, Rockville, MD - co-op (2015) Scroll down to link for Integrative Organismal Systems Physiology - may support research at student's home university
American Society of Plant Biologists, Rockville, MD - co-op (2015) 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 (2014) Research Internships in the Avian Ecology Lab
Arizona Game and Fish Department, positions throughout Arizona - co-op (2015)
Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, Aspen, CO - co-op (2015) Summer Naturalist
Aspen Historical Society, Aspen, CO - co-op (2015)

Association of Zoos & Acquariums - job listings (2015) search for internships at Zoos and Acquariums throughout the US (view details for each internship - some may not be paid positions)
Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, Dayton, OH - co-op (2015) session dates include 2015
Avila University, Kansas City, MO - co-op (2014) 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, St Paul, MN - co-op (2015) contact information also provided
Baker University, Baldwin City, KS - co-op (2015) In the Canopy with Wheelchairs & Tardigrades
Bald Head Island Conservancy, Bald Head Island, NC - co-op (2015) "Information about Summer 2015 Internships will be posted here in November, so don't forget to come back!"
Bayer CropScience, various locations - co-op (2015) 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, most if not all are NOT paid - check each for specific details - "Internships run for a period of six weeks each summer."
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, Bermuda Islands - co-op (2015) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, West Boothbay Harbor, ME - co-op (2015) Research Experience for Undergraduates: Gulf of Maine and the World Ocean
Blandy Experimental Farm, State Arboretum of Virginia, Boyce VA - co-op (2015)
Boise State Univeristy, Boise, ID - co-op (2015) REU-Raptor Research
Boston Museum of Science, Boston, MA - co-op (2015) click on Check out jobs at the Museum of Science; then click on Check out internship opportunities; then select internship application site to view our open opportunities - some positions are not paid
Boston University, Boston, MA - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship - Mentors (for 2014) includde 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 (2015)
Bradford Woods, Martinsville, IN - co-op (2015) "We’re hiring for Spring and Summer 2015"
Brandeis University, Life Sciences, Waltham, MA - co-op, application (2015) Undergraduate Summer Research in Cell and Molecular Visualization- participating faculty in areas of Ecology, conservation biology, animal behavior
Bronx Zoo, Bronx, NY - co-op, FAQs (2015) Conservation Education Fellowship
Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY - co-op (2015) 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 (2015) Buffalo Bill Historical Center Internships - "Opportunities exist for students who want practical museum experience in fields such as: ...conservation..."

California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA - co-op (2015) Biological Illustration Internship
California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA - co-op (2015) Summer Systematics Institute

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA - co-op (2015) "Dates for Summer 2015 will be updated in November" - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship - 2014 Program included Earth Science, Environmental Science
California State University Monterey Bay, Seaside, CA - co-op (2015) Ocean Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Calloway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA - co-op (2015) Education Internship & Horticulture Internship
Carnegie Institution for Science, Geophysical Laboratory, Washington DC - co-op (2014 information) (2015) "The online application for the 2015 program will be available again in the fall of 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) not sure if these are paid opportunities
Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve, University of Minnesota, 35 miles north of Minneapolis, MN - co-op (2014) 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, application (2015) Plant Community Ecology Internship
Center for Coastal Margin Observation and Prediction, Beaverton, OR - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Internship
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2015) Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health
Center for the Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology, Duke University, Durham, NC - co-op (2015) "Please check back in 2015" - Research sites include four CEINT partner institutions: Duke (NC), Virginia Tech (VA), and Carnegie Mellon Universities (PA) as well as the European Center for Research and Education in Geosciences and the Environment (CEREGE) in Aix-en-Provence, France.
Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS - co-op (2015) "Check back in November to apply for next year (2015)"
Central Caribbean Marine Institute, Cayman Islands in the central Caribbean Sea - co-op (2015) Research Experience for Undergraduates: Coral Reef Biodiversity and Resilience at the Little Cayman Research Centre
Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI - co-op, application (2015) 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 (2015) scroll down to VA Oyster Restoration Intern (Paid)
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD - co-op (2015) scroll down to 2015 Internship Opportunities
Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL - co-op (2015) "Please check back mid October 2014, when we will begin accepting applications for the 2015 field season" - Conservation and Land Management (five-month position)
Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL - co-op (2015) "We will be accepting new applications for next year in January 2015" - REU - Plant Biology & Conservation Research Experiences for Undergraduateses
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Chincoteague, VA - co-op (2015) check out each opportunity for details and application/starting dates
Cincinnati Nature Center, Milford, OH - co-op (2015) (during the academic year) Environmental Interpretation Internship Program at the Cincinnati Nature Center’s Rowe Woods site in Milford, OH
City University of New York, New York, NY - co-op (2015) CUNY Summer Undergraduate Research Program - ".. research areas may include environmental science"
Clarke Mosquito Control, Roselle, IL - co-op (2015) click on Seasonal Job Opportunities under Open Positions:
Clark University, Human-Environment Regional Observatory, Worcester, MA - co-op (2015) HERO: Human-Environment Regional Observatory Fellowship
Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY - co-op (2015) Environmental Science and Engineering - Advancing Sustainable Systems and Environmental Technologies to Serve Humanity
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Cleveland, OH - co-op (2015) A limited number of paid positions will be available"
Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, OH - co-op (2015) "2015 projects and positions coming soon!"
Cold Spring Harbor Lab, Cold Spring Harbor, NY - co-op, application (2015) Undergraduate Research Program - "Research at CSHL focuses on.....Plant biology...."
College of Charleston, Charleston, SC - co-op (2015) Next-Generation Bioinformatics for Genomics-enabled Research in the Life Sciences - "...integrating molecular and organismal biology with studies of ecology, behavior, and evolution."
College of Charleston, Grice Marine Laboratory (Fort Johnson Summer Research Program), Charleston, SC - co-op (2015) Summer Research in Marine Organism Health
Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels, four locations in Colorado - co-op (2014)
Colorado State University, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Ft. Collins, CO - co-op (2015) "participate in active research in a wide range of areas, including...plant biology.."
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Peninsula, OH - co-op, more details and application (2015)
Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary, Short Hills, NJ - co-op (2015) Position: SUMMER CAMP ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATOR
Cornell University, Arnot Teaching and Research Forest, Van Etten, NY - co-op (2014)
Cornell University, Boyce Thompson Institute, Ithaca, NY - co-op (2015) "Applications for 2015 will be open in November. The deadline to complete your application is February 6, 2015. Please check back in November to begin your application" - three internships listed: Plant Genome Internship, Bioinformatics Internship, Bioenergy Education Internship
Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Plant Pathology & Plant Microbe Biology, Ithaca, NY - co-op (2015) "Applications to the Microbial Friends & Foes REU program will be accepted via a web portal beginning October 31, 2014 and ending January 7, 2015" - Microbial Friends & Foes Research Experience for Undergraduates
Cornell University, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY - co-op (2015) Summer Research Scholars Program

Dallas Zoo, Dallas, TX - co-op (2015) College Internship Program - not a paid opportunity
Daniel Smiley Research Center at the Mohonk Preserve, New Paltz, NY - co-op (2015) Schaefer Research Internship
Daniel Smiley Research Center at the Mohonk Preserve, New Paltz, NY - co-op (2015) Thom Scheuer Land Management Internship
Darling Marine Center
, University of Maine, Walpole, ME - co-op (2014)
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH - co-op (2015) Academic Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - Research Opportunities in Earth Sciences; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Dauphin Island, AL (and other locations) - co-op (2015) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Northern Gulf Institute (NGI) Diversity Internship
Delaware Nature Society, Ashland Nature Center, Hockessin, DE - co-op (2015) Summer Internships
Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO - co-op (2015)
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
Dodge Nature Center, West St. Paul, MN - co-op (2014) these are not paid opportunities
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, MO - co-op (2015) "The 2015 Summer program dates are May 26 - August 7, 2015"
Dow Agrosciences, Indianapolis, IN - co-op (2015) 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 (2015) "Please check back in 2015" - 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 (2015) "Please check back in 2015 for next year's REU opportunities"
Duke University, Organization for Tropical Studies, Durham, NC - co-op (2015) Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Tropical Biology at the La Selva Biological Station in Costa Rica
Duke University, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham, NC - co-op (2015) "Please stay tuned in fall 2014 for the 2015 application"
Duke University Marine Laboratory, Beaufort, NC - co-op (2015) Research Experience for Undergraduates Program in Estuarine and Coastal Marine Sciences
Duquense University, Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (2015) Undergraduate Research Program

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center, Lanesboro, MN - co-op (2014) scroll down to Summer Naturalist
Eastern Massachusetts National Wildlife Refuge, Sudbury, MA - co-op (2014) Interpretive intern
Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition, Ely, NV- co-op (2015)
EcoInformatics Summer Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR - co-op (2015) "Come back January, 2015 to learn about the application for the 2015 program" - at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest near near Blue River, OR
Edmund Niles Huyck Biological Research Station, Rensselaerville, NY - co-op (2015) 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"
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 (2015)
Environmental Internships in Minnesota (2015) paid internships in Minnesota
Environmental Law Institute, Washington, DC - co-op (2015) Research & Publications Intern - Compensation is not available, but a small transportation stipend is provided"

Fairfax County Virginia, VA - co-op (2015) - several opportunities listed - some may not be paid: check each link for specific details
Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL - co-op (2015) "Field Museum's REU Program 2015: Information pending, please check back" - Research Experience for Undergraduates
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Glen Rose, TX - co-op (2015)
Friday Harbor Laboratory, San Juan Island, WA - co-op (2015) Integrative Biology and Ecology of Marine Organisms

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"
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 (2015) Aquatic Chemical Ecology
German Academic Exchange Service, Bonn, Germany - co-op (2015) 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." - " the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering"
Great Basin Institute, Reno, NV - co-op (2015) Research Associate Program - read each position description for details
Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI - co-op (2015) Application is for 2015
Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research, Ann Arbor, MI & Muskegon, MI - co-op (2015) "Please check back in Jan 2015 for details about next year's program. CILER Summer Fellows Page - will become active when the 2015 program is announced" - Great Lakes Summer Student Fellows
Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale, NY - co-op (2015) nine-month internship during the academic year
Greenpeace USA, Washington, DC - co-op (2015) "Summer 2015 Semester June 1st to August 7th 2015" - Links to each internship details in column at right side - all internships are unpaid
Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA - co-op, (2015) "Please check back in January, 2015 for updated information on internship opportunities"

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution Ft. Pierce, FL - co-op (2015) Summer Internship Program
Harvard Forest, Petersham MA - co-op (2015) Summer Research Program
Harvard Medical School, New England Primate Research Center, Southborough, MA - co-op (2014) Pre-Baccalaureate Program
Harvard University, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2015) Molecules Cells and Organisms Summer Internship Program - includes Organismal and Evolutionary Biology
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton, PA - co-op (2015) "Each year, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary offers 12-14 competitive Conservation Science internships" - not sure if these are paid positions
Highlands Biological Station, Highlands, NC - co-op (2015) please check back with us next January for more details about summer 2015" - TWO positions - Botanical Garden Assistant and Assistant Naturalists at the Highlands Nature Center
H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, Oregon State University, near Blue River, OR - co-op (2015)
Hope College, Biology Department, Holland, MI - co-op (2015) "Apply beginning December 10. Application deadline is February 13, 2015." - Environmental Impacts on Biological Systems: from Molecules to Ecosystem
Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Cambridge, MD - co-op (2015) "Please learn more about this program from the (2015) Maryland Sea Grant website - "To apply to the summer 2015 program, check back in November 2014."
Houston Zoo, Houston, TX - co-op, application (2015) Collegiate Conservation Program
Hudson River Foundation, New York, NY - co-op (2015) Tibor T. Polgar Fellowship Program to pursue research on the Hudson River
Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station, Rensselaerville NY - co-op (2015) Odum Internship in Field Ecology - this is an unpaid opportunity; housing and equipment is provided

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
Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology, Washington, DC (corporate headquarters) - IRIS is a consortium of US universities (scroll down to Current Members) dedicated to the operation of science facilities for the acquisition, management, and distribution of seismological data - co-op, more details, application (2015) "All application materials must be received by February 1, annually" - "requires completion of two semesters of both Math & Physics. Prior experience or coursework in seismology or geophysics is not a requirement"
Indiana University, Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior, Bloomington, IN - co-op (2015)
Institute for Applied Ecology, Corvallis. OR - co-op (2015)
Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY - co-op (2015)
International Crane Foundation, Baraboo, WI - co-op (2015) Interpretive Naturalist Internship
International Exotic Animal Sanctuary
, Boyd, TX - co-op (2015) Vehicles, housing and stipend are provided
International Wolf Center
, Ely, MN - co-op (2015) Wolf Educator Internship - "$500 per month stipend and off-site housing provided"
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, Des Moines, IA - co-op (2015) "Applications for the summer 2015 internship program will be available December 2014 - January 2015" - Land Stewardship Internships - "Eligible applicants must have graduated from an Iowa high school and/or be attending an Iowa college or university."
Iowa State University, Ames, IA - co-op (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 (2015)
Iowa State University, CenUSA Bioenergy, Ames, IA - co-op (2015) CenUSA Bioenergy Research Internship Experience for Undergraduates
Iowa State University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Ames, IA - co-op (2015) George Washington Carver Internship Program - " Disciplines commonly providing opportunities include evolution and organismal biology, horticulture; natural resource ecology and management
Iowa State University, Reiman Gardens, Ames, IA - co-op (2015) "The summer 2015 internship applications have closed" - not sure if these are paid opportunities

J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, MD - co-op (main information site) (2015) Click on Career Opportunities web page. Select “view job opportunities”; Click on View job opportunities, then select Undergraduate Intern – Bretschger Lab - "Successful candidates should be working toward a Bachelor’s degree in ...environmental science..."
Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Lothian, MD - co-op (2015)

Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS - co-op, application (2015) Eco..."logy and Evolution in Changing Environments: Mechanisms to Responses
Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program - participating departments include Anatomy and Physiology, Biology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
Kansas State University, Center for Sustainable Energy, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2015)
Kansas State University, Chemical Engineering, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2015) Earth, Wind, and Fire: Sustainability in the 21st Century” REU program - students in science and engineering
Kansas State University, Division of Biology, Konza Prairie Biological Station, Flint Hills area of Eastern Kansas - co-op, application (2015)
Kean University, Union, NJ - co-op (2015) REU Experience - Costa Rica and New Jersey - "..conduct research as part of an international team of scientists from Kean University, the Centro Cientifico Tropical and Instituto Biologica Nacional to study the undamaged, damaged, or at-risk habitats in Maquenque National Wildlife Refuge (MNWLR), a new conservation area, in the Northern Zone of Costa Rica"
Kent State University, Kent, OH - co-op (2015) "Check back in December 2014 (for 2015)" - Terrestrial-aquatic linkages in urban impacted ecosystems

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
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA - co-op (2014)
LeHigh University, Bethlehem, PA - co-op (2015) Biosystems Dynamics Summer Institute - Previous projects included ecology
Lloyd Center for the Environment, South Dartmouth, MA - co-op (2015) "2015 informnation coming soon"
Long Island University-Post, Brookville, N.Y- co-op (2015) includes faculty research in areas of ecology/marine biology, breast cancer, host-parasite interactions, microbial pathogenesis
Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA - co-op (2015) not sure if these are paid opportunities
Louis Caldor Center Biological Field Station, near Armonk, NY - co-op (2015)
Louisiana State University, Louisiana Biomedical Research Network, Baton Rouge, LA - co-op (2014) 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) Program NOT running in 2015 - REU - coastal and marine science
Loyola University-Chicago, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Chicago, IL - co-op (2014) "The research projects span a wide range of disciplines ...environmental science"

Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA - co-op (2014 information) (2015) "Applications for the summer of 2015 will be available in mid January 2015" - Summer Opportunity for Undergraduate Research
Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA - co-op SEARCH (2015) click on Search MBL jobs, then click on Seasonal/Temporary, then click on Search under Search Jobs - several opportunities will be listed at various locations; check the details for each listing
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 (2015) 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 (2015) "Minorities in Marine and Environmental Sciences (MIMES) Internship Program
Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI - co-op SEARCH (select Marshfield Clinic Positions link in right hand column) (2015) Research Intern-Undergraduate is one position listed - "Areas of research concentration may include: clinical research, laboratory research, agricultural research, or biomedical informatics"
Maryland Sea Grant (University of Maryland), College Park, MD - co-op (2015) "To apply to the summer 2015 program, check back in November 2014." - marine research on the Chesapeake Bay
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Biology and Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2015) MIT Summer Research Program in the Biological Sciences, Neuroscience, and Biomedical related fields - "Areas of research are very diverse and include Plant Biology
McHenry County Conservation District, Woodstock, IL - co-op (2015) Select View Job Postings near middle of screen; then select Seasonal and Internships - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Medical University of South Carolina, College of Graduate Studies, Charleston, SC - co-op, more details (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research Program - Research Areas include Marine Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences
Medical University of South Carolina, Marine Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences, Charleston, SC - co-op (some 2014 information), more details (2015) application is for 2015 - Summer Undergraduate Research Program: Marine Biomedicine & Environmental Health
Miami University (of Ohio), Oxford, OH - co-op (2015) The Ecology of Human-Dominated Landscapes
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI - co-op (2015) Integrative Biology of Social Behaviors - "..broad range of perspectives (neuroscience, endocrinology, evolution and ecology).."
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI - co-op (2015) Plant Genomics Summer Research Program
Michigan State University, W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Hickory Corners, MI - co-op (2015) "Summer 2015 applications will be available in January" - Summer Internships
Michigan State University, W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Hickory Corners, MI - co-op (2015) "Summer 2015 positions and applications will be available in January" - Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, St. Paul, MN (with statewide travel) - co-op (2015) Internships - not all are paid opportunities (check each for details)
Missouri Botanical Garden, St Louis, MO - co-op (2015) Undergraduate Research in Plant Systematics, Conservation Biology, and Ethnobotany at the Missouri Botanical Garden
Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2015) "Please check back this coming fall for application materials for Summer 2015" - Monell Science Apprenticeship Program - "..developing non-lethal repellents for agricultural pests.."
Monmouth University, School of Science, West Long Branch, NJ - co-op (2015) "Applications for the 2015 Summer Research Program will be accepted starting mid-January 2015" - "research in the following areas: Biology—cell biology, cancer biology, molecular biology, ecology, entomology, marine and environmental biology, reproductive biology"
Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, Chatham, MA (headquarters) - co-op (2015) Biological Intern – Seabirds and Shorebirds (13-16 weeks long starting in May
Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, Chatham, MA (headquarters) - co-op (2015) Piping Plover Intern (16-18 weeks long starting in April)
Monsanto (several locations) - co-op Search (2015) Click on Search Now under Search for Internship, Co-op and Trainee Roles at right side, then scroll down beneath search criteria, select Intenrship under Job Type, then Search
Montclair University, College of Science and Mathematics, Passaic River Institute, Montclair, NJ - co-op (2014) "We are not accepting applications for the Summer of 2014." - REU: Multidisciplinary Environmental Research
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA - co-op (2015) "The 2015 internship program will likely open for applications in November 2014" - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, VT - co-op (2015) "...12- and 15-week fulltime internships throughout the year with flexible start dates"
Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL - co-op (2015) Public Horticulture Internship
Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota FL - co-op (2015) can select months in Summer under INTERNSHIP PREFERENCES on application - College Internship Program
Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota FL - co-op (2015) Research Experience for Undergraduate
Mountain Lake Biological Station, Allegheny Mountains of Southwestern Virginia - co-op (2015)
Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, Salisbury Cove, ME - co-op (2015) NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates - Research Mentors in Ecology, Environmental Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Marine Physiology
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA - co-op (2014) "The Svalbard REU Program will not be offered during Summer 2015" - Svalbard Research Experience for Undergraduates - "exciting opportunities for students to participate in polar science research projects in Svalbard, Norway
Mt. Cuba Center, Greenville, DE - co-op (2015) "horticulture, landscape architecture, ecology, or related plant science fields"
Mount St. Helens Institute, Amboy, WA - co-op (2015) Science Education & Interpretation Intern - does not appear to be a paid opportunity
Mount St. Helens Institute, Amboy, WA - co-op (2015) "2015 Summer Internships will be posted at a later date. Stay tuned!"
Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT - co-op, application (2015) Summer Internship Program

Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association,
Nantucket, MA - co-op (2015) "The application process is now closed. Please consider applying in 2015!
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, several locations - co-op (2015) Summer Term, 2015 dates are already posted - 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 (2015) "Internships for 2015 will be announced in late 2014"
National Audubon Society - co-op (2015) enter Internship in keyword box of the National Audubon Society Career Center for current open positions at several locations
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 (2015) several positions/locations listed with many different organizations - check each for details - not all are paid opportunities
National Ecological Observatory Network, Boulder, CO - co-op, application (2015)
National Energy Technology Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA and Morgantown, WV - co-op (2015) Professional Internship Program includes a Summer Internship - "environmental sciences"
National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN - co-op (2015) "Dates for next summer's program will be June 8 through July 31, 2015. More information coming soon!" - "...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 (2015) "the 2015 application will become available in mid-November" - Summer Internship Program
National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC - co-op (2015) Natural History Research Experience (NHRE) summer internships
National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Washington, D.C. - co-op (2015) 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 (2015) Climate Change Internships
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden CO - co-op (2015) "The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) Program is now accepting applications for the 2015 Summer Term" - Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships
National Zoo, Washington, D.C, - co-op (2015) Research Internship Program - Some positions are unpaid - check each opportunity for details
Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center, Portsmouth, VA - co-op, application (2015) "Discipline(s): environmental, and marine sciences; life, health, and medical sciences"
New England Aquarium, Boston, MA - co-op (2015) these positions are not paid
New England Wild Flower Society, Framingham. MA - co-op (2015) three Internships listed for 2015: 2015 Native Plant Curatorial Internship, 2015 Native Plant Horticulture Internship, 2015 Native Plant Nursery Internship - some positions may favor applicants who have competed a B.S. degree
New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY - co-op (2015) scroll down to Part Time/Seasonal Openings - not sure if these are paid positions
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, NY - co-op (2015) Naturlist Intern Program at several DEC Education Centers (Five Rivers, Reinstein Woods)
North Carolina Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill, NC - co-op (2015) scroll down to 2015 Conservation Internship
North Carolina State University, Biotechnology Program and Department of Plant Biology, Raleigh, NC - co-op (2015) Integrative Molecular Plant Systems Undergraduate Research Experience
North Carolina State University, Department of Plant Pathology, Raleigh, NC - co-op (2015) Kelman Summer Research Internships
North Carolina State University, Soil Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Raleigh, NC - co-op (2015) Basic and Environmental Soil Science Training
North Carolina Zoo Wildlife Rehabilitation Cetner, Ashboro, NC co-op (2015)
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 (2015) Summer Student Internship Program
Northern Arizona University, Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research, Flagstaff, AZ - co-op (2015) 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 (2015) "Check back next February (2015) to see what opportunities REU at NIU will have the following summer (2015)" - " 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 (2015) - Three positions listed: Wildlife/Biological Internship, Forestry Internship, Environmental Education Internship

Ocean View Foundation, Block Island, RI - co-op (2015) Summer EcoWorker
Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster, OH - co-op (2015) OARDC Research Internships in Wooster (ORIP)
Ohio State University, Department of Plant Pathology, Columbus, OH - co-op (2015) Summer Internship in Plant Pathology - "Internships are available on either the Columbus, OH or the Wooster, OH (OARDC) campus of The Ohio State University"
Ohio State University, Stone Laboratory, Columbus, OH - co-op (2015) 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 (2015)
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK - co-op (2015) Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Stream Restoration Project Based on Natural Channel Design Using Process-Based Investigations
Oklahoma State University, Biobased Products and Energy Center, Stillwater, OK - co-op (2015) "Online Application (available November 1, 2014)" -Interdisciplinary Approach to Sustainable Biobased Products and Energy Development
Oregon Health & Science University, Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology, Portland, OR - co-op (2015) "Check back early next year for information about the 2015 Summer Student Program"
Oregon Health & Science University, Division of Environmental & Biomolecular Systems, Portland, OR - co-op (2015) scroll down to Undergraduate and High School Internships
Oregon National Primate Research Center, Oregon Health & Science University, Beaverton, OR - co-op (2015) 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 (2015) 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 (2015)
Organization for Tropical Studies (consortium of 63 universities and research stations) - co-op (2015) Research Experience for Undergraduates at La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA - co-op (2014) Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship Program
Passaic River Coalition, Morristown, NJ - co-op (2014)
Patuxent Research Refuge, Laurel, MD - co-op (2015) TWO opportunities - Visitor Services and Environmental Interpretation Internships and Urban Conservation and Education Internship - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (program coordinator), Christina River Basin Critical Zone Observatory, Stroud Water Research Center (University of Delaware) - co-op (2015) "Please check back in late 2014 for summer 2015 opportunities." - at several research locations (see website for location details)
Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg, Harrisburg, PA - co-op (2014) "We are not currently accepting applications for the Sustainable Bioenergy REU program for Summer 2015 - Research Experience for Undergraduates in Sustainable Bioenergy - links to details in right hand column
Pepperdine University, Natural Science Division, Malibu, CA - co-op (2015)
Peregrine Fund, Inc., Boise, ID - co-op (2014)
Perry Institute for Marine Science, Jupiter, FL and Lee Stocking Island, Bahamas - co-op (2015) 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 (2015) select Summer Jobs Learn More and Apply
Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, MA - co-op (2015) "Check back soon for openings in Summer 2015" - some positions may not be paid oppportunities - check each position for details
Plum Island Animal Disease Center, Orient Point, NY - co-op (2015) "The PIADC Research Participation Program does NOT have application deadlines. Applications are accepted on a continuing basis." - Research Participation Program - "be completing an undergraduate (B.A., B.S. or equivalent) degree in microbiology, immunology, molecular biology, virology, epidemiology, computational biology, biostatistics, or other discipline related to foreign animal diseases"
Plymouth State University, Center for the Environment, Plymouth, NH - co-op (2015) Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest: Investigating and Communicating Change in Ecosystems
Pocono Environmental Education Center, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, PA - co-op (2015) 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 (2014) "We are not accepting applications for internships at this time"
Point Blue Conservation Science, several locations in California - co-op (2015)
Polly Hill Arboretum, West Tisbury, MA - co-op (2015) scroll down to bottom for application details
Portland State University, Portland, OR - co-op (2015) Research projects in the following fields are available: ..., Biology, ... and Environmental Science"
Princeton University, Graduate School, Princeton, NJ - co-op (2015) Princeton Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (PSURE) - Faculty Mentors include Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Purdue University, College of Engineering, West Lafayette, IN - co-op (2015) some projects are in Environmental Science
Purdue University, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, West Lafayette, IN - co-op (2015) Undergraduate Summer Research Internship Opportunities

Quinnipiac University, Hamden,, CT - co-op, more details (2015) The Bronze Age Körös Off-Tell Archaeology (BAKOTA) Project in eastern Hungary

Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, Wells, ME - co-op (2015) "Check back in January 2015 for more internship opportunities" - 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 (2015) "The summer 2015 internship applications have closed" - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Riverbend Environmental Education Center, Gladwyne, PA - co-op (2015) Summer Camp Intern
Riverbend Nature Center, Faribault, MN - co-op, more details (2015) Summer Program Naturalist Fellowships
Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, Crested Butte, CO - co-op (scroll down to REU Awards) (2015) "run ... during the ten-week session from June 7 -Aug.14, 2015"
Rocky Mountain Conservancy, Estes Park, CO - co-op (2014) American Conservation Corps positions in Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO - co-op (2014)
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 (2015) REU: Computational Biology Summer Program - ".experimental, theoretical, and computational approaches with a focus on the intersection of the mathematical, computational, and biological sciences" - "..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 (2015) Research Internships in Ocean Sciences

Samford University, Birmingham, AL - co-op (2015) Research Experience for Undergraduates Program - "research to address questions in ecology, biochemistry, population biology, botany, geography, plant chemistry, molecular biology, cell biology and pathogenesis"
Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc, Ardmore, OK - co-op, application process (2015) Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture
Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc, Ardmore, OK - co-op (2015) "Applications for 2015 Scholar positions will be available online beginning October 1, 2014" - Noble Summer Research Scholars: An Undergraduate Internship in Plant Science
San Diego Zoo, Institute for Conservation Research, San Diego, CA - co-op (2015) Conservation Research Summer College Student Fellowships
San Francisco State University, Department of Biology, San Francisco, CA - co-op (2015) Biological Research in Ecological and Evolutionary Developmental Biology BREED
San Francisco Zoo, San Francisco, CA - co-op SEARCH (2015)
San Francisco Zoo, San Francisco, CA - co-op (2015) Zoo Camp Intern Summer 2015
San Francisco Zoo, San Francisco, CA - co-op (2015) Youth Program Intern
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, Sanibel, FL - co-op (2014)
San Jose State University, Department of Biological Sciences, San Jose, CA- co-op, application process (2015) "Students will be paid $525/week for ten weeks for a total of $5,250 in 2015 " - 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 (2015) scroll down to College Student Intern Position Descriptions
Sarett Nature Center, Berrien County, MI - co-op (2015) Intern Naturalist Positions
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Aiken, SC - co-op (2015) "Interested students should contact Dr. J Vaun McArthur at or (803) 725-5317."
Savannah River Site, Aiken, SC - co-op details and application (2015) Savannah River Site Internship & Faculty Participant Program
Savannah State University, Department of Natural Sciences, Savannah, GA - co-op (2015) Bridge to Research in Marine Sciences
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
, La Jolla, CA - co-op (2015) 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
Seaworld Orlando, Orlando, FL - co-op (2015) Intern, Education Camp
Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Seney, MI - co-op (2015) "Please check this website again in the winter for posting for the following year (2015)." - Visitor Services Internships
Sevilleta Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Site, Socorro County, NM - co-op (2015) Sevilleta LTER Research Experience for Undergraduates Program
Shannon Point Marine Center, Anacortes, WA - co-op (2015)
Shaver's Creek Environmental Center, Petersburg, PA - co-op (2015) select 2015 on "Year you are applying for" on application
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, near Annapolis, MD - co-op, application (2015) "For Summer projects beginning May - August: Application deadline is February 1st"
Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Gardens, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2015) some positions are unpaid
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2015) Minority Awards Program
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Barro Colorado Island, Panama - co-op (2015)
Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Division of Invertebrate Zoology, McLean VA - co-op (2015) 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 (2015) Minorities in Marine and Environmental Sciences (MIMES) Internship Program
South Dakota State University, Department of Biology and Microbiology, Brookings, SD - co-op (2015) Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Projects on Bioenergy - "The program is structured into four different focus areas: ..environmental sustainability.."
Southern California Earthquake Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA - co-op, application (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
Southern Illinois University, Center for Ecology, Carbondale, IL - co-op (2015) REU summer program in Convergence Ecology
Southface Energy Institute, Atlanta, GA - co-op, application (2015)
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, NH - co-op (2015) Click on Program Intern and Marketing Intern for details of individual positions
State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY - co-op (2015) Ecosystem Restoration through Interdisciplinary Exchange
State University of New York College at Oneonta, Biological Field Station, Cooperstown, NY - co-op (2015) "Application materials for the 2015 will be available by January 15, 2015"
Student Conservation Association, Charlestown, NH (national office) - co-op (2015) US Fish & Wildlife Service Career Discovery Internship Program at many locations
Superior National Forest, Northeastern Minnesota - co-op (2014) Summer Season Temporary Employment Opportunities

Tall Timbers Research Station, Tallahassee, FL - co-op (2015) scroll down to Internship Opportunities
Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge, Paris, TN - co-op (2014)
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX - co-op (2015) "Summer 2015, check back Fall 2014 for applications and update on program dates" - 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-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX - co-op (2014) Funding NOT received for 2015 - Summer Undergraduate Research Focus - Climate Change, Global Warming, and the Health of Texas Bays and Estuaries
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality , Austin, TX - co-op (2015) Mickey Leland Internship Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, TX - co-op SEARCH (2015) Student Summer Internship Program select only Internship as Category - some positions are not paid
The Aloha Foundation, Inc, Fairlee, VT - co-op, application (2015) Summer Camp Counselor Positions - "paid between $2,110 and $3,300 for the season, plus room, board and laundry."
The Arboretum at Flagstaff, Flagstaff, AZ - co-op (2015) Environmental Education Intern & Horticulture Internship
The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Naples, FL - co-op (2015) 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 (2015)
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 (2014) "Unless otherwise noted, all Wilderness Society internships are unpaid"
Thomas More College Biology Field Station, California, KY - co-op (2015) Summer Research Internships in aquatic biology, ecology and environmental sciences
Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA - co-op (2015) Horticultural Internships
Trees For Tomorrow, Eagle River, WI - co-op (2015) scroll down to Summer Naturalist Intern program - does not appear to be a paid opportunity
Tufts University, Department of Biology, Medford, MA - co-op (2015) Integrative approaches to studying recognition systems in cells, organisms, and populations
Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL - co-op (2015) "Application for the 2015 Summer IBS REU program are currently being accepted " - 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 (2015) Student Intern Program
United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR - co-op (2015) general position descriptions - not sure if these are paid positions
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO - co-op (2015) "Each summer, SOARS protégés spend ten weeks conducting original research" - 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 (2015)
University of Arizona, Biosphere 2, Tuscon, AZ - co-op (2015) Environmental and Earth Systems Research at Biosphere 2
University of Arkansas, Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Fayetteville, AK - co-op (2015) "We plan to apply again in Fall 2014 so check back in February 2015" - Applied Biotechnology in the Life Sciences - REU Program Faculty projects include several aeras of plant biology
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AK - co-op (2015) Assessment and Sustainable Management of Ecosystem Services
University of Arkansas, Department of Plant Pathology, Fayetteville, AK - co-op (2015) Adair/Bollenbacher Summer Internship
University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2015) Amgen Scholars Program - Research Areas include Plant & Microbial Biology
University of California at Berkeley, College of Natural Resources, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2015)
University of California at Berkeley, Integrative Biology, Molecular & Cell Biology, Plant & Microbial Biology, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2015) 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 (2015) "Please check back in September for Summer 2015 information" - Short Term Educational Experiences for Research in Environmental Health for Undergraduate Students
University of California, Irvine, Department of Chemistry, Irvine, CA - co-op (2015) "research projects in the fields of ....,environmental chemistry"
University of California, Irvine, Department of Earth System Science, Irvine, CA - co-op (2014) "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 (2015) Amgen Scholars Program - Research Mentors include Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of California at Riverside, Center for Plant Biology, Riverside, CA - co-op (2015)
University of California at Riverside, Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology and Institute for Integrative Genome Biology, Riverside, CA - co-op (2015)
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 (2015) 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 (2015) "If you are not graduating before December 2015, please apply again next year (2015)!" - Yosemite Environmental Science Research Training REU
University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa, Cruz, CA - co-op (2015) research focused on the effects of climate change in terrestrial and marine ecosystems
University of Central Oklahoma, College of Mathematics and Science, Edmund, OK - co-op (2015) An eight-week program - includes seven weeks in Turkey (based at Uludag University in Bursa)
University of Chicago, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, Chicago, IL - co-op (2015) MGCB REU Trainers projects include Plant defense against bacterial infection, and bacterial virulence mechanisms
University of Cincinnati, Department of Biological Sciences, Cincinnati, OH - co-op (2015) Sensory Ecology – the study of how animals acquire and respond to information about their environment
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO - co-op, application (2015) Summer Multicultural Access to Research Training - Academic areas include Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO - co-op (2015) "The 2015 application will be available 01/05/15" - REU in Environmental Sustainability
University of Colorado, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Boulder, CO - co-op (2015)
University of Colorado, Mountain Research Station, near Boulder, CO - co-op (2015)
University of Georgia, Athens, GA - co-op (2015) Population Biology of Infectious Diseases
University of Georgia, Department of Genetics, Athens, GA - co-op (2015) Fungal Genomics & Computational Biology
University of Georgia, Department of Genetics, Athens, GA - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Fellowships in Genetics - "Research in the areas of ...ecological genetics, evolutionary genetics..."
University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI - co-op (some 2014 information) (2015) "Applications for the 2015 REU program are being accepted" - Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science
University of Idaho, Center for Research on Invasive Species and Small Populations, Moscow, ID - co-op (2015) pending funding
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA - co-op (2015) Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF-REU) in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology - "cutting edge topics related to environmental and health aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology"
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, application (2015) Models in Evolution, Ecology and Systematics
University of Kentucky, Ecological Research Facility, Lexington, KY - co-op (2015) Suburban Ecology and Invasive Species
University of Louisville, Department of Biology, Louisville, KY - co-op (2015) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Plant Biology
University of Maine, Forest Bioproducts Research Institute - co-op (2015) 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 (2015) REU in Marine and Estuarine Science
University of Massachusetts-Boston, Boston, MA - co-op, application (2015) Coastal Research in Environmental Science and Technology (CREST)
University of Massachusetts-Boston, Department of Biology, Boston, MA - co-op (2015) 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 (2015) "research experience in the areas of biochemistry, biophysics, cheminformatics, computational chemistry, enzymology, marine biology, molecular biology and plant biology"
University of Michigan Biological Station, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2015) Biosphere-Atmosphere-Hydrosphere Interactions in a Changing Global Environment
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN - co-op (2015) 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 (2015) "All application materials must be received by the deadline, February 13, 2015" - Summer Internship Program - "Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in Earth Processes from Surface to Core"
University of Minnesota-Morris, Environmental Microbiology and Biochemistry Research Station, Morris, MN - co-op, application (2015) International Research Experience: Research Experiences for Undergraduate (REU) Program - Indigenous America to Indigenous Borneo (Malaysia): Adventures in Biology and Biodiversity - "research on the island of Borneo in Malaysia and at the University of Minnesota - Morris" - "Research projects on plants, microorganisms, microbioal diversity, xyxtems to produce natural products"
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO - co-op (some 2014 information) (2015) Application is for 2015 - Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU): Educating for the grand challenges at the intersection of biocomplexity and high-performance computing
University of Missouri, Division of Animal Sciences, Columbia, MO - co-op (2014) "Funding will not be available for Summer 2015" - 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 (2015) "Updates for Summer 2015 coming soon" - Water in the Earth System
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Life Sciences, Las Vegas, NV - co-op (2015) Mechanisms of Evolution
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH and Abisko Scientific Research Station, Abisko, Sweden - co-op (2015) "Summer 2015 Updated application information coming soon.." - Northern Ecosystems Research for Undergraduates
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Institute of Marine Sciences, Morehead City, NC - co-op (2015)
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Department of Biological Sciences, Charlotte, NC - co-op (2015) REU Summer Program: Biology and Biotechnology - "Example projects include bioinformatics and whole genome analyses to understand drought resistance of potato crops, generation and study of transgenic soybeans for agricultural use, study of microbial populations for biofuel development or water treatment, use of nanoparticles in bioavailability or environmental impact studies"
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND - co-op (2015) “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 (2015) 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 (2015) "There is not a hard application deadline. We review applications on a rolling basis, and we begin making offers of admission in late February, continuing until all slots are filled, usually by late March" - Summer Program for Undergraduate Research - Participating Disciplines include evolution, ecology and marine biology
University of Puerto Rico, Institute for Tropical Ecosystems Study, San Juan, PR - co-op (2015) Research Experience for Undergraduates at El Verde Field Station in Puerto Rico
University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography, Narragansett, RI - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Oceanography
University of South Carolina, Marine Science Program, Columbia, SC - co-op (2015) Marine Biogeochemistry - from Salt Marshes to the Deep Ocean
University of Southern California, Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies, Catalina Island, CA - co-op (2015) Coastal Ocean Systems and Sustainability
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL - co-op (2015) Summer Program in Interdisciplinary Environmental Research
University of Tennessee, Divison of Biology, Knoxville, TN - co-op (2015) 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 (2015) Research Experiences for Undergraduates
University of Texas at Austin, Environmental Science Institute, Austin, TX - co-op (2015) Research Experience for Undergraduates
University of Texas at Austin, Marine Science Institute, Port Aransas TX - co-op (2015) "Information on applications for the Summer 2015 REU program will be released soon! Check back here for updates." - REU in Subtropical Marine Ecosystems
University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX - co-op (2015) "..ecology and evolution influencing Chihuahuan Desert biodiversity.."
University of Vermont, College of Medicine, Department of Neurological Scieces, Burlington, VT - co-op (2015) Neuroscience Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships
University of Vermont, EPSCoR - Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, Burlington, VT - co-op (2015) Research on Adaptation to Climate Change in the Lake Champlain Basin
University of Vermont, Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory, Burlington, VT - co-op (2015) Interdisciplinary Research on Human Impacts in the Lake Champlain Ecosystem
University of Washington, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, Seattle, WA - co-op, more details (2015)
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI - co-op (some 2014 information) (2015) Application is for 2015 - Ecology, Plant and Environmental Systems Summer Research Opportunities Program
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI - co-op (2015) 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, Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Center, Madison, WI - co-op (2015) Summer Research Opportunities Program for Minority Students
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Bioinformatics, Madison, WI - co-op (2015) Computational Biology and Biostatistics Summer Research Program - "majoring in ...biology, and have successfully completed at least one year of calculus" - "Eight research programs are woven together into an interdisciplinary learning community through evolutionary theory and the research process including Ecology, Plants & Environmental Systems
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Freshwater Sciences, Milwaukee, WI - co-op, more details (2015) Summer Internships in Aquatic Sciences
US Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, OH - co-op, application (2015) "... life, health, and medical sciences; communications and graphic design; mathematics; computer science; physical sciences; earth, environmental, and marine sciences..."
US Army Environmental Command, Fort Sam Houston, TX - co-op, application (2015)
US Army Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center, Fort Detrick, MD, Fort Gordon, GA- co-op, application (2015) ", health, and medical, environmental, and marine sciences"
US Department of Energy, Washington, D.C. (several locations) - co-op (2015) Scholars Program (has an internship component) for "students and post-graduates for the DOE Scholars Program in the following disciplines: Environmental Sciences"
US Fish & Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C. - co-op SEARCH (2015) 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 (2015) Seasonal Single Day Adventures and Condor Wilderness Camp Instructor – Summer 2015
Ventana Wildlife Society, Salinas, CA - co-op (2015) Seasonal Instructor - Wee Ones Program and Single Day Adventures, Summer 2015
Vermont Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, - co-op (2015) 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 (2015) Archery and Wilderness Survival Skills Instructor
Vermont Institute of Natural Science, Woodstock, VT - co-op (2015) Nature Camp Instructor
Vermont Institute of Natural Science, Woodstock, VT - co-op (2015) Raptor Camp Instructor
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps, Waterbury, VT - co-op (2015) Conservation Crew Leader Positions
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA - co-op (2015)
Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), LabView Enabled Watershed Assessment System, Blacksburg, VA - co-op (2015) 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) NO program for 2015 - Dynamics of Water and Societal Systems

Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY - co-op (2015) Research Experience for Undergraduates - Research Projects and Mentors include: Ecology of Waterborne Microorganisms
Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL - co-op (2015) Horticulture Internship - Summer 2015
Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA - co-op (2015) Studies in ecology, environmental and conservation biology at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, West Africa
Washington State University, Pullman, WA - co-op (2015) Plant Genomics and Biotechnology
Washington University in St. Louis, Tyson Research Center, St Louis, MO - co-op, application (2015) Undergraduate Research Opportunities - "First-time fellows typically have interest in ecological research"- "...outstanding students from other universities are occasionally hired for summer research at Tyson"
Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Detroit, MI - co-op (2015) RISEUP: Research Internships for a Sustainable Environment with Undergraduate Participation
Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY - co-op, application (2015) REU: Mammoth Cave Upper Green River Project
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI - co-op (2015) Interdisciplinary Research in Environmental Signal Transduction
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, Mill Run, PA - co-op (2015) Landscape Internship
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 (2015) "Please check back in January 2015 for the Summer 2015 Application Form"
Weyerhauser, headquarters in Federal Way, WA - co-op (2015) 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 (2015) Research Experience for Undergraduates - wide range of projects in many different areas of the life sciences (scroll down to bottom for list of projects)
Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation, Inc., Kendalia, TX - co-op (2014)
William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute, Chazy, NY - co-op (2015) Summer Experience in Agricultural Research
Wind Cave National Park, Hot Springs, SD - co-op (2015)
Windsor Mountain International, Windsor, NH - co-op, application (2015)
Wolf Education & Research Center, Winchester, ID - co-op (2015) scroll down to application and more details
Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilation Center, Friday Harbor, WA - co-op (2015) "If you are interested in applying for an internship in summer/fall 2015, please check back in ~Nov 2014 for updated information and an application form." - not sure if these are paid positions
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA - co-op (2014) Undergraduate Fellowships for Minorities
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA - co-op (2015) "The application period for 2015 will reopen in November 2014" - Summer Student Fellowship
Woods Hole Diversity Initiative (six Woods Hole science institutions) Woods Hole, MA, - co-op (2015) Woods Hole Partnership Educational Program

Xavier University of Louisiana, Center for Undergraduate Research, New Orleans. LA - co-op (2014) "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 (2015) " If you are interested in applying for Summer 2015 Education internships, check back in November for more information. The application deadline for Summer 2015 is February 10, 2015." - Education Internships - NOT sure if this is a paid opportunity