Co-op/Internships and Summer Research Opportunities
for 2016
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First-Year Undergraduate Students

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This website lists opportunities from the larger Co-op/Internship and Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences offered by organizations that MAY consider applications from undergraduates who are in their first year when applying or will have completed the first year by the time the co-op/internship starts (i.e, be considered second-year students at the start of the co-op/internship). However, some of these organizations simply do not provide any eligibility requirements or, if they do, do not mention anything about a year-level requirement. Other criteria in addition to year-level may also apply. So, you should check the eligibility criteria provided at the underlined co-op link for each organization to determine if you are, indeed, eligible (or contact the organization if the information on the co-op link is not clear). Also, be realistic, as you are likely in direct commpetition with 2nd, 3rd and 4th year students who may have more coursework, research experience, etc. than you do.

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 (you might need 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 location.

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
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA - co-op more details (2015) participates in the ORISE Research Participation Programs at the CDC
Agricultural Research Service (USDA), Washington, D.C. (and other locations) - co-op (2015)
Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL - co-op (2015) Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Development of Safe Nanomaterials for Biological Applications
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
Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada - co-op (2015) "participate in medical or health research in Alberta during the summer months"
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Hispanic Center of Excellence, Bronx, NY - co-op (2015) HCOE Summer Undergraduate Mentorship Program (SUMP) - "No Housing is Available. Students should live in the Bronx or Metropolitan (NYC) area"
Alliance for Health Reform, Washington, DC - co-op (2015) "..focusing on health policy research and media relations" - "..A small stipend may be available.."
American Academy of Audiology, Reston, VA - co-op (2015) Application deadline is October 1, 2014 - Student Summer Research Fellowship to support undergraduate research under direction of a mentor performing research in audiology
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC - co-op (2015) several opportunities listed; click here to see which are active (may change) - check each for details regarding eligibility and any stipends offered
American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2015) Fuller Junior Research Fellowship - "Fellows are placed at leading New England institutions such as teaching hospitals, universities and medical schools" - "...must be permanent residents of New England (CT,MA,ME,NH,RI or VT) who are enrolled in a four-year undergraduate program, which may be outside of new England" - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
American Floral Endowment, Glen Carbon, IL - co-op (2016) Internships in Floriculture and Horticulture - "Applications ... are reviewed twice a year. The deadline for submitting applications and supporting materials is March 1 and October 1"
American Horticultural Society's River Farm, Alexandria, VA - co-op (2016)
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), Albuquerque, NM - co-op (2015) Student Summer Internships to explore potential careers with US Bureau of Land Management (Arizona) and the Bonneville Power Administration (Pacific Northwest)
American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY - co-op (2016) "Next Deadlnes" are for 2016 - Research Experience for Undergraduates Program in Evolutionary Biology
American Society for Microbiology, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2015) Undergraduate Research Capstone Program (UR-Capstone 2015) - for underrepresented minority students with Faculty in various universities who are members of ASM
American Society for Microbiology, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2015) Undergraduate Research Fellowships with Faculty at their home institution or at a host institution who are members of ASM
American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET), Bethesda, MD - co-op (2015) Zannoni Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow (SURF) Individual Awards
American Society of Plant Biologists, Rockville, MD - co-op (2015) Fellowship to support research at student's home university - "Students completing their second year are preferred, but well-prepared first- and third-year students who provide evidence of a strong interest in plant biology may apply also"
Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL - co-op (2015) Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships Program
Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL - co-op (2015) Student Research Participation Program
Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL - co-op (2015) Undergraduate Research Aide Appointments

Arizona Game and Fish Department, positions throughout Arizona - co-op (2015)
Arthritis Foundation (California) - co-op, application (2015) Summer Science Internship Program - "Applicants for this program must either live or attend school within the Northern California Chapter's 16 county territories.(listed under Restrictions at the bottom of this page)
Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, Aspen, CO - co-op (2016) "June 6 - September 5, 2016 (June 6-17 mandatory staff training)" - Summer Naturalist
Association of American Medical Colleges, Summer Medical and Dental Education Program, at many medical school program sites - co-op (2016) "The 2016 SMDEP application will open November 1st!"
Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, Dayton, OH - co-op (2015) session dates include 2015

Bailey Nurseries, St Paul, MN - co-op (2016) contact information also provided
Baker University, Baldwin City, KS - co-op (2015) In the Canopy with Wheelchairs & Tardigrades
Banner Sun Health Research Institute, Sun City, AZ - co-op (2015) Summer Internship Program
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX - co-op (2015) "The 2015 application period is December 1, 2014 - January 10, 2015" - Summer Medical And Research Training (SMART) Program
Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Houston, TX - co-op, application (2016) "Those selected to participate in the program will be notified via e-mail before the end of April 2016" - Michael E. DeBakey Summer Surgery Program - Not a paid opportunity; funding for housing is NOT provided
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
Biogen Idec, Cambridge/Weston, MA - co-op (2013) scroll down and click on view all current internship or co-op opportunities
Blandy Experimental Farm, State Arboretum of Virginia, Boyce VA - co-op (2015)
Boise State Univeristy, Boise, ID - co-op (2015) REU-Raptor Research
Bradford Woods, Martinsville, IN - co-op (2015) "We’re hiring for Spring and Summer 2015"
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School , Boston, MA - co-op (2016) "2016 Applications Open November 1, 2015" - Four Directions Summer Research Program
Broad Institute Center for Genome Research, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2015) The Summer Research Program in Genomics
Bronx Zoo, Bronx, NY - co-op, FAQs (2015) Conservation Education Fellowship
Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY - co-op (2015) Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship
Brown University, Providence, RI - co-op (2016) "SUMMER 2016 Complete Applications-Due January 1, 2016" - Brown University Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training Program in Brazil, Ghana, India, The Phillipines, Ukraine

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

Calloway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA - co-op (2016) scroll down to INTERNSHIPS - not sure if these sre paid opportunities
Cardiopulmonary Research Science and Technology Institute, Dallas, TX - co-op, application (2015) Summer Intern Program
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"
Case Western University, Academic Careers in Engineering & Science (ACES) Program, Cleveland, OH - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research Program (for minority undergraduates)
Case Western University and Division of Pediatrics at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH - co-op (scroll down to Pediatrics Program in Summer Research), application, recommendation form (2015) Pediatrics Program in Summer Research, May 26 - July 31, 2015, or June 1 - August 7, 2015. A 10-week program in biomedical and psychosocial research relating to pediatric disorders. Open to undergraduates who have completed the first year of study from any U.S. college or university. Stipend $3,000. Application Deadline: February 28, 2015. Please contact Connie May at connie.may@case.edu.
Case Western University, Office of Multicultural Programs, Cleveland, OH - co-op (2015) Summer Medical Dental Education Program
Center for Coastal Margin Observation and Prediction, Beaverton, OR - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Internship
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)"
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2015) Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2015) Summer Fellowship Opportunities - "The candidate will work on projects associated with developing and applying new methods to characterize and quantitate biochemical markers that are relevant in environmental exposures and chronic diseases"
Center for Science in the Public Interest, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2015) scroll down for summer internship opportunities
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
Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, Division of Cancer Research and Training, Los Angeles, CA - co-op, application (2015) Undergraduate Cancer Research Training Program
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 (2016) "Check back in winter 2016 for new applications"
Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO - co-op (2015) Summer Child Health Research Internship
Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, CA - co-op, application (2015) Elizabeth Nash Foundation Cystic Fibrosis Summer Research Award
Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, CA - co-op, application (2015) Undergraduate Summer Research Internship for Minority students
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2016) "Applications for 2016 will be accepted in the fall" - Summer Scholars Program
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (2015) Summer Research Internship Program
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Chincoteague, VA - co-op (2015) check out each opportunity for details and application/starting dates
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH - co-op (2016) "The Summer 2016 application will go live on November 1st" - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH - co-op (2015) Biomedical Research Internship for Minority Students - for Cincinnati area graduating high school seniors and college freshmen
Cincinnati Nature Center, Milford, OH - co-op (2013)
City of Hope Cancer Center, Duarte, CA - co-op, application (2016) "The application process will open in mid-January 2016 and will close mid-March 2016 for the 2016 Eugene and Ruth Roberts Summer Student Academy" - Eugene and Ruth Roberts Summer Student Academy
Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA - co-op (2015) Mentors and Projects include molecular biology
Colorado State University, Department of Psychology, Ft Collins, CO - co-op (2015) "Check back in January of 2015 to see if it will be available next summer.." - Summer Research Program on Mind and Brain
Columbia University, New York, NY - co-op, application (2015) Summer Program for Under-Represented Students - A Biomedical Research Program
Committee on Institutional Cooperation (15 participating universities), several locations - co-op, application (2015)
Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary, Short Hills, NJ - co-op (2015) Position: SUMMER CAMP ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATOR
Coriell Institute for Medical Research, Camden, NJ - co-op (2016) scroll down to Apply for the 2016 Coriell Summer Experience - Summer Experience for Students (4 weeks long)
Cornell University, Arnot Teaching and Research Forest, Van Etten, NY - co-op (2013)
Cornell University, Boyce Thompson Institute, Ithaca, NY - co-op (2016) "For 2016 internships, please review the process below and return to this page in November" - 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
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, New York, NY - co-op (2015) Student Research Awards for undergraduate students in accredited North American institutions

Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, Initiative to Eliminate Cancer Disparities, Boston, MA - co-op (2015) "Please check this site by December 2014 for information regarding CURE 2015" - The Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (CURE) - must be be a Massachusetts resident or attend an institution (high school or college) in Massachusetts
Daniel Smiley Research Center at the Mohonk Preserve, New Paltz, NY - co-op (2015) Schaefer Research Internship
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH - co-op (2015) Academic Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO - co-op (2015)
DePaul University, School of Computer Science, Telecommunications and Information Systems, Chicago, IL - co-op (2015) REU in Medical Informatics
Dine College, Shiprock, NM - co-op (2015) Summer Research Enhancement Program - "..a model program for training students in public health research" - links to Downloads and Additional Information at right side
Directors of Health Promotion and Education, Washington, DC - co-op (2016) Internship program for students of minority-serving institutions to "place students of minority-serving institutions in public health settings (federal, national, state and local health agencies, community-based health organizations, voluntary health agencies, etc. for practical experience in the field of public health education"
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 (2016) "Applications for the 2016 summer program will be available in November, 2015"
Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2015) "Online applications will be available soon. Completed applications must be submitted by January 15, 2015 - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Duke University, Graduate School, Durham, NC - co-op, application (2016) Summer Research Opportunities Program
Duke University, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham, NC - co-op (2015) "Please stay tuned in fall 2014 for the 2015 application"
Duquense University, Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (2015) Undergraduate Research Program

Eastern Massachusetts National Wildlife Refuge, Sudbury, MA - co-op (2013) Interpretive intern
Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition, Ely, NV- co-op (2015)
EcoInformatics Summer Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR - co-op (2016) "Please come back in the middle of January, 2016 to learn about the 2016 program" - at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest near near Blue River, OR
Edmund Niles Huyck Biological Research Station, Rensselaerville, NY - co-op (2016) 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 (2015) "Applications for SURE 2015 will open in October 2014" - Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Emory (SURE)
Environmental Law Institute, Washington, DC - co-op (2015) Research & Publications Intern - Compensation is not available, but a small transportation stipend is provided
Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases, Omaha, NE - co-op (2016) "Applications are now closed. Please check back October 2015 (for 2016)"

Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2016) "The annual deadline for submitting nominations is April 1." - Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship Program
Friday Harbor Laboratory, San Juan Island, WA - co-op (2015) Integrative Biology and Ecology of Marine Organisms

Genzyme Corp, locations in MA, NJ, PA - co-op (2015) select Search Internships & Co-Op positions - some are for 6 months (Spring/Summer)
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia - co-op (2015) Aspiring Scientists Summer Internship Program - "solve hypothesis driven questions in Proteomics, Genomics, Medicine, Neuroscience, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biodefense, Environmental Science, Mathematical Modeling, Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Nanotechnology, Physics and Bioengineering"
Georgia Regents University, Graduate School , Augusta, GA - co-op (2015) Student Training And Research (STAR) Program
Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research in Engineering/Science
Georgia Tech, School of Biology, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2015) Aquatic Chemical Ecology
Gilead, Foster City, CA - co-op SEARCH (2015) select Intern/Associated Worker as Position Type: - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, Saint Paul, MN - co-op (2015) Summer Research Internship Program - this is not a paid opportunity and housing is not provided
Glacier National Park, West Glacier, MT - co-op (2013)
Great Basin Institute, Reno, NV - co-op (2015) Research Associate Program - read each position description for details
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

Harvard Forest, Petersham MA - co-op (2015) Summer Research Program
Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA - co-op (2016) "2016 Applications Open November 1, 2015" - Four Directions Summer Research Program
Harvard Medical School, Center for Causal Consequences of Variation, Boston, MA - co-op (2015) "..still planning for 2015....hope to have completed our planning process by mid-to-late March 2015" - "..summer undergraduate research internships for underrepresented students interested in research careers in genome sciences.."
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA - co-op, application (2016) 6-week Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology - "Potential applicants should have an interest in public health as a career. Coursework in calculus recommended. Prior exposure to statistics is not required" - "Travel to Boston and living expenses are provided" (does not appear to offer a stipend)
Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Boston, MA - co-op, application (2016) Multidisciplinary International Research Training Program (MIRT) "Research opportunities are designed collaboratively with faculty in Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Vietnam, Thailand, Republic of Georgia, Peru, Mexico, Ecuador, Chile, and Australia - financial suppoart includes: round-trip airfair to foreign institution; monthly stipend; foreign living expenses; health insurance
Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2015)
Harvard University, Materials Research Science & Engineering Center (MRSEC) and the Nanoscale Science & Engineering Center (NSEC), Cambridge, MA - co-op, application (2016) Summer Research in Materials Science and Engineering - "We provide a focused effort for mentoring, stimulating and training undergraduates in several exciting branches of bioengineering and materials science and engineering"
Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, Buffalo, NY - co-op (2015)
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton, PA - co-op (2016) "Hawk Mountain trains up to 14 exceptional individuals per year" - not sure if these are paid positions
Health Career Connection, San Francisco, CA - co-op, application (2015) "HCC places qualified candidates in California, New England, New York, and New Jersey health care and public health organizations"
Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN - co-op (2015) Summer Internship Program - this is not a paid opportunity
Highlands Biological Station, Highlands, NC - co-op (2015) please check back with us next January for more details about summer 2015" - TWO positions - Botanical Garden Assistant and Assistant Naturalists at the Highlands Nature Center
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, Washington, D.C. (and at field sites throughout the country) - co-op (2016) National Internship Program
H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, Oregon State University, near Blue River, OR - co-op (2015)
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, FL - co-op (2016) Summer Program for the Advancement of Research Knowledge (SPARK)
Hope College, Biology Department, Holland, MI - co-op (2015) "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 (2016) scoll down to Undergraduate Education - "Please learn more about this program from the Maryland Sea Grant website - "Please check back between December 2, 2015 and February 15, 2016 to apply for the Summer 2016 program."
Houston Zoo, Houston, TX - co-op, application (2015) Collegiate Conservation Program
Howard Hughes Research Institute, Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn, VA - co-op (2016) "We will be accepting applications for the 2016 program in fall 2015. Details will be posted as soon as they are available - research in basic neuroscience, bio-imaging, evolutionary biology, computational biology

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)
Indiana University, Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior, Bloomington, IN - co-op (2015)
Indiana University Cancer Center, Indianapolis, IN - co-op (2015) Summer Research Program
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN - co-op (2016) Undergraduate Research for Prospective Physician-Scientists and Physician-Engineers - "open to undergraduate students who have completed their freshman or sophomore year of course work with a background in biology"
Institute for Applied Ecology, Corvallis. OR - co-op (2015)
Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY - co-op (2015)
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, CenUSA Bioenergy, Ames, IA - co-op (2015) CenUSA Bioenergy Research Internship Experience for Undergraduates
Iowa State University, Reiman Gardens, Ames, IA - co-op (2016) "Please check back next year for our 2016 summer internships" - scroll down to SUMMER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Isis Pharmaceuticals, Carlsbad, CA - co-op (2015) Intern Program

J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, MD - co-op (main information site) (2015) Click on Career Opportunities web page. Select “view job opportunities”; Click on View job opportunities, then select Bioinformatics Interns or Undergraduate Intern – Bretschger Lab
Johns Hopkins University, Biology Department, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2015) Visualization of Macromolecules in Biological Research
Johns Hopkins University, Center for Talented Youth, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2015) Summer Programs Employment
Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2015) "The application for summer 2015 will be available on November 1, 2014." - Diversity Summer Internship Program
Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA - co-op (2015) Summer Research Student Internship Program
- "An additional 4 positions are available to undergraduate students"
Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Lothian, MD - co-op (2015)


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, 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 (2016) "The next application deadline will be around February 16, 2016." - Terrestrial-aquatic linkages in urban impacted ecosystems
Kresge Hearing Research Institute, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2016) Summer Program for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing - "Applications should include resume, transcript and letters of recommendation and should be submitted to the employment offices at Gallaudet, RIT/NTID, or to Entry Point! Please, contact your office no later than December. In late January, students will be asked for interviews before final offers are made." - for deaf and hard-of-hearing students only

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
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2015) Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA - co-op (2015) Computation Student Intern
Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA - co-op (2015) Research Scholar Program
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
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM - co-op (2015) "now accepting applications for the 2015 Summer Term" - Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA - co-op (2015) select Campus Program, application - HHMI Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Department of Genetics, New Orleans, LA - co-op (2016) "Applications for the 2016 Summer Program will be available in January 2016" - Research Experiences for Underrepresented Minority Undergraduates in Basic Sciences - "Incoming juniors, sophomores, and freshmen preferred"

Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Scarborough, ME - co-op (2015) Summer Student Research Program
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 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"
Masonic Medical Research Laboratory, Utica, NY - co-op (2016) "Please check back here in November 2015 for the 2016 application information" - Summer Fellowship Program - "Stipends may be provided to students on a need basis"
McLaughlin Research Institute, Great Falls, MT - co-op (2015) "Students in their junior or senior year of high school, or freshman through senior year of college from one of the following counties in Montana are eligible: Cascade, Chouteau, Glacier, Lewis & Clark, Pondera, Teton, or Toole."
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX - co-op (2016) "Please check this website on December 1, 2015 for the 2016 CPRTP Summer Research Experience announcement" - Summer Research Program in Cancer Prevention
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, Houston, TX - co-op (2015) CPRIT Summer Undergraduate Research program
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX - co-op (2015) MD Anderson Summer Experience
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park Research Division, Smithville, TX - co-op (2016) "Please check back in November 2015 (for 2016)" - Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Medical College of Wisconsin, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Milwaukee, WI - co-op (2016) "The application for our 2016 program will be available in early October" - Summer Program for Undergraduate Research
Medical College of Wisconsin, Office of Student Affairs/Diversity, Milwaukee, WI - co-op (2015) Summer Enrichment Programs - scroll down and click on DSHREP Diversity Summer Health-related Research Education Program - program details an dapplication are at the bottom - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Medical University of South Carolina, College of Graduate Studies, Charleston, SC - co-op, more details (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Mercy Works, Inc., Syracuse, NY - co-op details and application (2015) SYNERGY Leadership Trainee program - Health/Medical in one Area of Interest that can be selected on application
Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, East Lansing, MI - co-op (2015) Undergraduate Student Summer Research Program in Biomedical Sciences
Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, East Lansing, MI - co-op, application (2016) Enrichment Summer Program
Michigan State University, The Graduate School, East Lansing, MI - co-op (2015) Summer Research Opportunities 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 (2016) "Please check back in the fall for information on the Summer 2016 application process" - Monell Science Apprenticeship Program
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)
Montana State University, Bozeman, MT - co-op (2013) Salamander research at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, Durham, New Hampshire
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA - co-op (2016) "We will open up the application process for summer 2016 in late November 2015." - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, VT - co-op (2016) "...12- and 15-week fulltime internships throughout the year with flexible start dates"
Morehouse School of Medicine, Neuroscience Institute, Atlanta, GA - co-op (some 2014 information) (2015) Application is for 2015 - Summer Research Program
Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL - co-op (2016) Opportunities for 2016 will be posted in early January" - Public Horticulture Internship
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
Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, Maine IDeA Network for Biomedical Research Excellence, Salisbury Cove, ME - co-op (2015) "Applications for 2015 will open in October 2014" - scroll down to Maine IDeA Network for Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Fellowships - eligible undergraduate students must attend a Maine college or university - supports student research at several colleges and universities in Maine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY - co-op, application (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY - co-op (2016) International Exchange Program for Minority Students in one of seven countries in Latin America, Europe and Africa
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Center for Multicultural and Community Affairs, New York, NY - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research Program

National Aeronautics and Space Administration - co-op (2016) "Summer (2016) internship applications are accepted: 11/10/2015 - 03/01/2016" - Internships for Students at several locations (scroll down for details and locations)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, several locations - co-op, application (2016) scroll far down to Site Map for links to more details - "Summer 2016 Term: Application Window: January 4 – February 12: Term Dates: June 6 – August 12" - 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 Aeronautics and Space Administration, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA - co-op (2015) NASA Ames National Academy
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH - co-op (2015) scroll down to LERCIP
National Arboretum, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2015) "Internships for 2015 will be announced in late 2014"
National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD - co-op (2016) ""the application for summer 2016 will be available in mid-November 2015" - Cancer Research Training Award
National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD - co-op (2016) "We will begin accepting applications for 2016 in the fall of 2015" - Introduction to Cancer Research Careers (ICRC) Program - includes an Internship
National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Bethesda, MD - co-op (2016) "Applications for summer 2016 will be accepted starting in mid-November"
National Center for Toxicological Research, Jefferson, AR - co-op, application (2015)
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD - co-op (2016) "the application for summer 2016 will be available in mid-November 2015" - Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, FL - co-op (2016) "The application process for the 2016 Summer REU will begin in November 2nd, please visit our website then for application information." - "includes biological sciences research conducted at Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, MD - co-op (2016) "the application for summer 2016 will be available in mid-November 2015" - Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research
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 Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD - co-op (2016) NIDDK Diversity Summer Research Training Program (DSRTP) for Undergraduate Students
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC - co-op (2016) the application for summer 2016 will be available in mid-November 2015" - Summer Internship Program
National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD (and other locations) - co-op (2016) "the application for summer 2016 will be available in mid-November 2015" - Brief Program Summary for participating NIH organizations
National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, Bethesda, MD - co-op (2016) "The application site will reopen on or about December 1, 2015 to accept applications for summer 2016" - Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship Program
National Institute on Drug Abuse, Bethesda, MD - co-op (2015) "Applications for the 2015 summer research program will be available in January 2015" - Summer Research with NIDA for Underrepresented Students
National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC - co-op (2015) Natural History Research Experience (NHRE) summer 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
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE - co-op, application (2015) Nemours Summer Undergrad Research Scholarship Program - TWO different opportunities: Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Program & Office of Health Equity and Inclusion's Health Equity Summer Scholar Program (OHEI-HESSP)
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 (2016) Naturlist Intern Program at DEC Education Centers (Five Rivers, Reinstein Woods)
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY - co-op (2015) "The application period for Summer 2015 will be open from January 15 - February 15, 2015" - Health Research Training Program - "RTP does not provide funding for interns"
New York University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, New York, NY - co-op (2015) Project Healthcare - not a paid opportunity
New York University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, New York, NY - co-op (2015) Research Internship - not a paid opportunity
North Carolina Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill, NC - co-op (2015) scroll down to 2015 Conservation Internship
North Carolina State University, Department of Plant Pathology, Raleigh, NC - co-op (2016) Kelman Summer Research Internships
North Dakota State University, Collaborations in Discipline-based Education Research, Fargo, ND - co-op (2015) Growing up STEM: Tracing the roots of undergraduate learning through discipline-based education research
Northern Arizona University, Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, Flagstaff, AZ - co-op (2015) Summer Student Internship Program
Northwestern University, R. H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Evanston, IL - co-op (2015) Continuing Umbrella of Research Experience (CURE) Program for Underserved Students

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN - co-op, application details (2015) Higher Education Research Experiences
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)
Old Dominian University, Department of Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, Norfolk, VA - co-op (2016) "Please check back in the fall of 2015 for next years (2016) information"
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, Department of Psychology, Stillwater, OK - co-op (2015) Biological basis of human and animal behavior
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR - co-op (2015) "Applications for the 2015 Equity Research Program will be available in December." - Summer Equity Research Program

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA - co-op, application (2015) Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) Program
Partners in Health, Boston, MA - co-op (2015) "The internship is unpaid, however there will be a small number of stipends available for those who demonstrate financial need"
Passaic River Coalition, Morristown, NJ - co-op (2013)
Pathways to Science - co-op (2015) a searchable comprehensive list of student opportunities created and managed by Pathways to Science
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (program coordinator), Christina River Basin Critical Zone Observatory, Stroud Water Research Center (University of Delaware) - co-op (2016) "The application period for summer 2016 will open in late December or early January." - at several research locations (see website for location details)
Pepperdine University, Natural Science Division, Malibu, CA - co-op (2015)
Peregrine Fund, Inc., Boise, ID - co-op (2013)
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
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"
Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center, Spicer, MN - co-op (2013) Environmental Education & Outdoor Recreation Internship

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 (2016) "Please check back early next year for 2016 intern positions" - 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 (2016) "Please check back next year for our 2016 summer internships" - scroll down to SUMMER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Riverbend Environmental Education Center, Gladwyne, PA - co-op (2015) Summer Camp Intern
Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, Crested Butte, CO - co-op (scroll down to REU Awards) (2016) " If you are interested in applying for 2016, please check back here for an updated application in mid-November, 2016"
Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO - co-op (2013) Interpretation Internships Summer 2013 - East Side (public programs and visitor centers)
Rowan University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Stratford, NJ - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Newark, NJ - co-op (2015) Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates - research areas include
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, New Brunswick, NJ - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
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"
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Graduate School-New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ - co-op (2015) "Please visit us in November to apply for 2015" - Research in Science and Engineering (RiSE)
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Newark, NJ - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, New Brunswick, NJ - co-op (2016) "Please visit us again in fall 2015 for information about the 2016 summer training program."
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ - co-op (2016) "Online application for NeuroSURP 2016 will be available the first week in January...:" - Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) in Molecular and Developmental Neurobiology

Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA and Albuquerque, NM - co-op (2015)
San Diego State University, College of Sciences, San Diego, CA - co-op, application, faculty recomenndation form (2015) Minority International Research Training (MIRT) program at Ensenada, Peru/Ecuador, Ghana, Taiwan, Uganda
San Diego Zoo, Institute for Conservation Research, San Diego, CA - co-op (2015) Conservation Research Summer College Student Fellowships
Sanford Health, Sanford Research, Sioux Falls, SD - co-op (2015) NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
Sanford Health, Sanford Research, Sioux Falls, SD - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
San Francisco Zoo, San Francisco, CA - co-op SEARCH (2015)
San Jose State University, Department of Biological Sciences, San Jose, CA- co-op, application process (2016) "Students will be paid $525/week for ten weeks for a total of $5,250 in 2016 " - Research by Undergraduates using Molecular Biology Applications
Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM - co-op (2016)
Sarett Nature Center, Berrien County, MI - co-op (2015) Intern Naturalist Positions
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
Seaworld Parks and Entertainment, locations in CA, FL, PA, TX, VA, - co-op (2015) enter Intern in Keywords/Requisition #: box - some positions are not paid
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
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, near Annapolis, MD - co-op, application (2016) "For Summer projects beginning May - August: Application deadline is February 1st"
Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Gardens, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2016) some positions are unpaid
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2016) Minority Awards Program
Southern California Earthquake Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA - co-op, application (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
Southface Energy Institute, Atlanta, GA - co-op, application (2016)
Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX - co-op (2016) scroll down to Employment Opportunities for College Students: Full-Time Summer Employment "Each year the Institute hires a number of students for temporary, full-time summer employment." Application information at the bottom of the page
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA - co-op (2015) Stanford Summer Research Program/Amgen Scholars Program
State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY - co-op (2015) Ecosystem Restoration through Interdisciplinary Exchange
State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
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"
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Office of Minority Affairs, Brooklyn, NY - co-op (2016) "housing is NOT provided"
Student Conservation Association, Charlestown, NH (national office) - co-op (2015) US Fish & Wildlife Service Career Discovery Internship Program at many locations
Summer Medical and Dental Education Program, at many medical school program sites - co-op (2016) "The 2016 SMDEP application will open November 1st!"

Tall Timbers Research Station, Tallahassee, FL - co-op (2016) scroll down to Internship Opportunities
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality , Austin, TX - co-op (2016) "On January 1, 2016, we will begin accepting applications for summer 2016 internship" - Mickey Leland Internship Program - not sure if this is a paid program
The Aloha Foundation, Inc, Fairlee, VT - co-op, application (2016) 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 Institute for Bird Populations, several locations (most are in California) co-op (Spring/Summer 2013)
The Leadership Alliance, Providence, RI - co-op, application (2016) Summer Research Early Identification Program at 22 participating universities
Thomas More College Biology Field Station, California, KY - co-op (2015) Summer Research Internships in aquatic biology, ecology and environmental sciences
Translational Genomics Research Institute, Phoenix, AZ - co-op (2016) "Check back in the fall for information about applying in 2016" - Helios Scholars Program - be enrolled as a full time student at an accredited Arizona college or university OR a graduate of an Arizona high school attending an accredited academic institution out of state
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
Tufts University, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Medford, MA - co-op (2015) "The application deadline is February 15, 2015 (application process details)" - Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences for Undergraduates

United Tribes Technical College, Bismarck, ND - co-op (2015) research focusing on restoration ecology, insect behavior and ecological impacts, integrated bison prairie management, effects of oil development of natural resources, conservation biology, and geospatial applications to ecological research.
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 Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL - co-op, application (2015) "The application submission process is now closed for the summer of 2015. We appreciate your interest and applications!" - Minority International Research Training (MIRT) program - Research projects in Ghana, Guatemala, Jamaica, Kenya, Peru, or Swaziland
University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL - co-op (2015) Summer in Biomedical Science (SIBS) Undergraduate Research Program - "we accept applications from students who are true freshman, but have sophomore or junior level standing due to credits from high school AP or other coursework"
University of Arizona, Biosphere 2, Tuscon, AZ - co-op (2015) Environmental and Earth Systems Research at Biosphere 2
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AK - co-op (2015) Assessment and Sustainable Management of Ecosystem Services
University of Arkansas, Arkansas Center for Space and Planetary Sciences, Fayetteville, AK - co-op (2015) "Students in chemistry, physics, biology, geology and mechanical engineering are especially encouraged to apply"
University of Arkansas, Department of Plant Pathology, Fayetteville, AK - co-op (2015) Adair/Bollenbacher Summer Internship
University of California at Berkeley, College of Natural Resources, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2015)
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 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, Institute for Integrative Genome Biology, Riverside, CA - co-op (2015) Research Experience for Undergraduates
University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA - co-op (2015) Medical Scientist Training Program Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
University of California Davis Health System, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Sacramento, CA - co-op (2015) Hugh Edmondson Summer Research Internship Program
University of California, Irvine, Department of Chemistry, Irvine, CA - co-op (2015) "research projects in the fields of ...., molecular biology, nanoscience, pharmaceutical sciences, pharmacology, ... computational chemistry, environmental chemistry"
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 Cincinnati College of Medicine, Medical Scientist Training Program, Cincinnati, OH - co-op (2015) "Applications for Summer 2015 will open on November 1, 2014. " - Medical Scientist Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO - co-op, application (2015) Summer Multicultural Access to Research Training
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO - co-op (2015) "The 2015 application will be available 01/05/15" - REU in Environmental Sustainability
University of Colorado Cancer Center, Denver, CO - co-op (2015) "The application for Summer 2015 will be available Dec. 1" - Cancer Research Summer Fellowship
University of Colorado, Denver, School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, Denver, CO - co-op (2014) "Unfortunately due to funding we will not host SURF students for the summer 2015" - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program for underrepresented Populations
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (program coordinator), Christina River Basin Critical Zone Observatory, Stroud Water Research Center (University of Delaware) - co-op (2016) "The application period for summer 2016 will open in late December or early January." - at several research locations (see website for location details)
University of Florida, College of Medicine, Office of Minority Affairs, Gainesville, FL - co-op (some 2014 information) (2015) "The duration of the program is 10 weeks: from June 1, 2015 through August 7, 2015" - Summer Research Program in the Biomedical Sciences
University of Georgia, College of Education, Athens, GA - co-op (2015) Undergraduate Biology Education Research (UBER) REU
University of Georgia, Department of Genetics, Athens, GA - co-op (2015) Fungal Genomics & Computational Biology
University of Idaho, Center for Research on Invasive Species and Small Populations, Moscow, ID - co-op (2015) cancelled for 2015
University of Iowa, Genetics, Immunology, Molecular & Cellular Biology and Neuroscience, Iowa City, IA - co-op (2015) "The 2015 program will begin May 26 and end on July 31" - Interdisciplinary Summer Undergraduate Research Program
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 Kentucky College of Medicine, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, Lexington, KY - co-op (2015) "A wide variety of projects are offered, including research in structural biology, biophysics, proteomics, protein and nucleic acid chemistry, membrane biochemistry, and molecular biology"
University of Louisville, Department of Biology, Louisville, KY - co-op (2016) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Plant Biology
University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Greenebaum Cancer Center, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2015) Nathan Schnaper Summer Intern Program in Cancer Research
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2015) Summer Biomedical Training Program
University of Massachusetts-Boston, Boston, MA - co-op, application (2016) Coastal Research in Environmental Science and Technology (CREST)
University of Massachusetts-Boston, Department of Biology, Boston, MA - co-op (2015) Research Experience for Undergraduates
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA - co-op (2016) Combined Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity
University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2016) Summer at Michigan for Undergraduate Research Training UM-SMART
University of Michigan Medical School, Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2015) Summer Research Fellowship
University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2015) Short Term Educational Program towards Digestive and Metabolic Physiology - "specifically targetted to students from mathematics, physics engineering, computational sciences and other quantitative backgrounds to encourage them to apply their expertise to research relevant to digestive and metabolic physiology and associated diseases."
University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research in Physiology
University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Pharmacology, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2015) ASPET Institutional Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Pharmacology, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2015) Charles Ross Summer Research Fellowship for Minority Undergraduate/Graduate Students
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 (2015) Life Science Summer Undergraduate Research Programs (participating programs)
University of Minnesota Medical School, Lillehei Heart Institute, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN - co-op (2015) Summer Research Scholars Program
University of Missouri, College of Engineering, Columbia, MO - co-op (2015) Summer Research Experiences For Undergraduates In Neuroscience
University of Montana, College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences, Missoula, MT - co-op (2015) "SURP 2015 begins Tuesday, May 26, 2015 and ends on Tuesday, August 4, 2015" - Summer Undergraduate Research Program
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE - co-op (2016) "We expect to begin accepting applications for Summer 2016 in November 2015" - Summer Research Programs - Minority Health Disparities
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska Center for Virology, Lincoln, NE - co-op (2016) "We expect to begin accepting applications for Summer 2016 in November 2015" - Summer Research Programs - Undergraduate Summer Research Experience in Virology
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE - co-op, application (2016) "SURP Applications (for 2015) are now closed. Please check back October 2015 (for 2016) - "Summer Undergraduate Research Program
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE - co-op, application (2015) M.D./PH.D. Summer Undergraduate Research Program
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Institute of Marine Sciences, Morehead City, NC - co-op (2015)
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 North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX - co-op (2015) Summer Multicultural Advanced Research Training (SMART) Program
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR - co-op, application (2016) "There is not a hard deadline (for application) - We will begin making offers of admission to R25 Summer Research Program the last monday in February, and we will continue to review applications until all slots are filled." - University of Oregon R25 Summer Research Program - "participate in ongoing National Institute of Child Health and Development funded research in a mentored research program"
University of Oregon, Biology Department, Eugene, OR - co-op (2015) Research Experiences for Undergraduates Summer Program in Molecular Biosciences
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
University of Pennsylvania, Biomedical Graduate Studies, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2015) "please check back on November 1, 2014 for the 2015 application form"
University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Center for Lung Biology, Mobile, AL - co-op, application (2016)
University of Southern California, Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies, Catalina Island, CA - co-op (2015) Coastal Ocean Systems and Sustainability
University of South Florida, Florida Mental Health Institute, Tampa, FL - co-op (2015) Summer Research Institute
University of Tennessee, Divison of Biology, Knoxville, TN - co-op (2015) Microbial Community Interactions and Functions
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 Medical School at Houston, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX - co-op (2015) Summer College Undergraduate Research Program - "With AP credit, freshman can apply to the program"
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Molecular Medicine, San Antonio, TX - co-op (2012 information) (2015) Application is for 2015 - "Must be either enrolled in a Texas college or university OR -a Texas resident enrolled in a college or university in another US state"
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Pharmacology, San Antonio, TX - co-op, application (2015) Summer Research Opportunities for Undergraduates
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Physiology, San Antonio, TX - co-op (2016) "Applications for PURE 2016 coming soon!"
University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX - co-op (2015) Summer College Undergraduate Research Program
University of Utah, Molecular Biology Program, Salt Lake City, UT - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research Program
University of Utah, Molecular Biology Program, Salt Lake City, UT - co-op (2015) Undergraduate Research Access for Minorities Program
University of Utah, Molecular Biology Program, Salt Lake City, UT - co-op (2015) Utah Summer Undergraduate Research Program for Utah residents not currently attending the University of Utah
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, Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering, Seattle, WA - co-op (2015) "..novel modes of human-computer interaction for consumers by connecting brains with technology"
University of Washington, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Seattle, WA - co-op (2015) Environmental Health (Summer) Research Experience Program
University of Washington, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, Seattle, WA - co-op, more details (2015)
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"
US Department of Energy, Washington, D.C. (several locations) - co-op (2015) Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships
US Food & Drug Administration, Rockville, MD - co-op (2015) Summer Student Research Program (NCTR) - "..available in Arkansas at the National Center for Toxicological Research."
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

Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, MI - co-op (2015) "The (application) deadline for the 2015 Summer Internship Program is Monday, February 2, 2015 - "Undergraduate college students must have completed at least one year of higher education"
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
, Summer Science Academy, Nashville, TN - co-op (2016) "Applications for the 2016 VSSA program will open October 1st, 2015. The application will close February 1st, 2016" - The Conte Center Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) in Neuroscience
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Summer Science Academy, Nashville, TN - co-op (2016) "Applications for the 2016 VSSA program will open October 1st, 2015. The application will close February 1st, 2016" - The Molecular and Cellular Biology Summer Program - "for undergraduates who are interested in pursuing a career in the biomedical sciences. Participating departments include: Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Microbiology and Immunology, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Neuroscience, Pathology, and Pharmacology"
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, Nashville, TN - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Program in Pharmacology
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), Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Blacksburg, VA - co-op (2013) Computationally-Driven Experimental Biology in Engineered Tissues - "relevant majors are biology, biochemistry, and chemistry in the life sciences, computer science, mathematics, statistics, and physics in the computational sciences, biomedical engineering"
Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Blacksburg, VA - co-op (2015) Microbiology in the Post Genome Era

Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY - co-op (2015) Research Experience for Undergraduates
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC - co-op (2016) "The deadline for the 2016 program (application) will be February 5, 2016" - Summer Scholars Program
Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL - co-op SEARCH (2015) select Internship under Job Type
Washington State University, Pullman, WA - co-op (2015) Plant Genomics and Biotechnology
Washington University in St. Louis, Division of Biology & Biomedical Sciences, St. Louis, MO - co-op (2016) "Applications for the 2016 Summer Programs will be available on November 2nd, 2015" - Biomedical Research Apprenticeship Program (BioMedRAP)
Washington University in St. Louis, Institute for Public Health, St Louis, MO - co-op (2015) TWO Summer Research Programs: Public Health Advanced Summer Education (PHASE) program & Summer Program for Research in Global Health
Washington University in St. Louis, Tyson Research Center, St Louis, MO - co-op, application (2015) Undergraduate Research Opportunities - "...outstanding students from other universities are occasionally hired for summer research at Tyson"
Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Cancer Biology Graduate Program and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI - co-op (2015) "The fellowship application will reopen for the summer 2015 program on December 1 ,2014" - Undergraduate Summer Fellowships in Breast Cancer Research
Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Detroit, MI - co-op (2015)
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY - co-op (2016) "Apply for the 2016 program starting November 1st, 2015" - Gateways to the Laboratory Summer Program
Wetlands Institute, Stone Harbor, NJ - co-op (2016) "Internship Application Form: Coming December 2015 for Summer 2016"
Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, St. Augustine, FL - co-op (2016) "The 2016 online application is open! Program date tba, application deadline is February 15, 2016" - 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 (2015) - not paid
Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilation Center, Friday Harbor, WA - co-op (2016) "If you wish to apply for an internship in 2016, please visit this web site again in ~ Nov 2015 for updated information" - not sure if these are paid positions

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

Zoological Society of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI - co-op (2016) " If you are interested in applying for Summer 2016 Education internships, check back in November for more information. The application deadline for Summer 2016 is February 9, 2016" - Education Internships - NOT sure if this is a paid opportunity