Co-op/Internship and Summer Research Opportunitiespostings
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All co-ops/internships listed are PAID, unless otherwise indicated
Academy of Natural Sciences,
Philadelphia, PA - co-op
(2011) Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME - co-op (2011) Raptor Internship
American Cancer Society, Cleveland, OH - co-op, application (2011) Joseph S. Silber Student Fellowship - "open to all undergraduate and graduate students who plan to conduct research in a Cuyahoga County, Ohio institution over the summer."
American Forests, Washington, DC - co-op (2011)
Arizona Heart Foundation, Phoenix, AZ - co-op, application (2011) "The program will not be offered in 2012 " - 6-week Cardiovascular Summer Students Program - not sure if this is a paid opportunity, does not provide housing or transportation
Assateague Island National Seashore, Berlin, MD - co-op (2011) may not offer a stipend; however "Interns are provided free on-site housing and uniforms"
Astellas Pharma US, Inc, Deerfield, IL - co-op SEARCH (2011)
Audubon Nature Institute, New Orleans, LA - co-op (scroll down to Current job Openings, Internship) (2011) - these appear to be unpaid opportunities
Coulter, several locations - co-op
(2011) click on www.beckmancoulter.com,
click on Search for Jobs, select Internship in Employment Status: box, select
Search Now button below, then click on Submit button
Berry Botanic Garden, Portland, OR - co-op (2011)
Boston University, Department of Biology, Boston, MA - co-op (2011) NOT funded for 2102 - Ecology, Evolution and Behavior of leaf-breeding Treefrogs at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute's Gamboa Field Station in Panama
Boston University, College of Engineering, Boston, MA - co-op (2011) not funded for 2011 - Research Experience for Undergraduates in Biophotonics - "Students entering sophomore, junior or senior year in any engineering, mathematics or natural science discipline; applications to engineering, chemistry, biology, and medicine"
Bradley University, Biology Department, Peoria, IL - co-op (2011) Integrated Ecology: Independent Research in Ecology for Undergraduates
Case Western University,
Cleveland, OH - co-op
(2011) "SPUR will not be
offered in 2012"
Case Western University, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology Allergy and Immunology, Cleveland, OH - co-op (2011) Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Catalina Island Conservancy, Avalon, CA - co-op (2012) "Our 2012 Spring/Summer opportunities will be posted in Winter 2012(??)" - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Center for Genomic Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (2011) scroll down to CGS Summer Internship Program - Contact information provided.
Clemson University, Department of Genetics and Biochemistry, Clemson, SC - co-op (2011) need to scroll down to find information - "includes.. basic developmental processes in plant and animals systems.."
Cleveland Clinic, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland, OH - co-op (2011) "Undergraduate Research Opportunities"
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Cleveland, OH - co-op (2011) some positions are not paid
Coe College, Department of Chemistry, Cedar Rapids, IA - co-op (2011) one project (scroll down to #6) focuses on Molecular Biology
Colorado State University, Shortgrass Steppe Long Term Ecological Research Project, Nunn, CO - co-op, application (2011)
Cornell University, Shoals Marine Laboratory, Ithaca, NY - co-op (2012) "Applicants must have completed a Shoals Marine Lab credit course in 2011 or earlier (sorry, no exceptions)"
Dallas, TX - co-op
Dartmouth College, Dartmouth Molecular Materials Group, Hanover, NH - co-op (2011) Thayer School of Engineering will NOT be hosting an REU program for 2012."
Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Marine Ecology Lab, Dauphin Island, AL - co-op (2011) Marine Ecology Internships
Delaware State University, College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology, Dover, DE - co-op (2011) SMILE Undergraduate Research Program
Eastern Kentucky University,
Eastern Kentucky Environmental Research Institute,
Richmond, KY - co-op (2011)
Carbon Storage and Headwater Health in Appalachian Headwaters
Ecostudies Institute, Mount Vernon, WA - co-op (2011)
Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis, IN - co-op (2011) select Internship as Job Type
Entry Point 2011,Washington DC - co-op (2011) internships for college students with physical, sensory, and/or learning disabilities
Fort Valley State University, Center for Biotechnology, Fort Valley, GA - co-op (2011)
Genencor, Palo Alto,
CA - co-op (2011)
click on arrow below "Looking for an internship which will prepare you
for the future? Then look here." at the right to see a list of internships
available (if any)
Golden Gate Raptor Observatory, San Francisco, CA - co-op (2011)
H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, Oregon State University, near Blue River, OR - co-op (2011) Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Department of Biology, Bloomington,
IN - co-op
Experience for Undergraduates in Molecular Biology and Genetics
Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA - co-op SEARCH (2012)
Integrated Nano-Technologies, LLC, Henrietta, NY (near Rochester, NY) - co-op (2011)
Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Lothian, MD - co-op (2011)
Keck Graduate Institute of Applied
Life Sciences, Claremont, CA - co-op,
(2011) REU program for undergraduate research
in biotechnology and bioengineering "research in the areas of bioengineering,
computational biology, and applied molecular and cellular biology"
Lawrence Livermore National
Laboratory, Livermore, CA - co-op
Litzsinger Road Ecology Center, St. Louis, MO - co-op (2011)
Long Term Ecological Research Network, (26 different locations) - co-op (2011) Student Research Internship Opportunities - "The interns can be housed at _any institution in the U.S._ and supervised by any appropriate mentor."
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, Marine Center, Cocodrie, LA - co-op, more details (2011)
Marine Conservation Biology
Institute, Redmond, WA - co-op
Michigan State University, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, East Lansing, MI - co-op (2011)
Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Keystone, SD - co-op (2011)
New Mexico Institute of Mining
and Technology, Socorro, NM - co-op
(2011) The 2011
summer program is contingent on pending NSF Funding - Interdisciplinary
Science for the Environment: A Summer Research Experience
New Mexico State University, Las Curces, NM - co-op (Spring 2012) RISE to the Doctorate positions - "A Professional Development Research Program for (minority/underprepresented) Undergraduates"
New Mexico State University, Chili Pepper Institute, Las Cruces, NM - co-op (2011) for "continuing freshman and sophomore students from first or second generation migrant or seasonal working families"
North Dakota State University, Center for Protease Research, Fargo, ND - co-op (2011) Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Northwestern University, Biomedical Engineering & Department of Physiology, Evanston, IL AND Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Sensory Motor Performance Program, Chicago, IL - co-op (2011) "Existence of SINE 2011 is pending funding" - Summer Internships in Neural Engineering
Ocean View Foundation, Block Island, RI - co-op (2011) Summer EcoWorker
Oregon State University, Crop and Soil Science, Corvallis, OR - co-op (2011) The REU Program is Not Being Offered in 2012 - Pollination Biology Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
Richland, WA - co-op
(2011) PNNL Internships for Undergraduates;
click on.... Jobs at PNLL,...; click on Browse a list of our current
job openings under Find Jobs; enter undergraduate in the Keywords box under
Basic Job Search; view details for each position listed - "For more information
about undergraduate programs, contact Vanessa
Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH and the Hubbard Brook Research Foundation, Hanover, NH - co-op (2011) Investigating and Communicating Change in Ecosystems
Port Townsend Marine Science Center, Port Townsend, WA - co-op (2011) Marine Exhibit Intern - 20-week position from June 13th through October 31st
Proctor & Gamble, Cincinnati, OH - co-op Search (2011) Select country (e.g., United States) and language (e.g., English); click on Search; then scroll down and select Internship/Co-op in the P&G Job Category section; then click on Search for Jobs button - list of opportunities will then appear; will need to review details of each position
National and State Parks, northern CA - co-op
Rice University, Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate, Houston, TX - co-op (2011) Summer Research Program
Rice University, Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering, Houston, TX - co-op (2011) "This program has expired and is no longer active" - Summer Undergraduate Program for Bionanotechnology
State University, Department
of Biological Sciences, Huntsville, TX - co-op
(2011) Research Experience for Undergraduates
in Experimental Field Biology
Sitting Bull College, Fort Yates, ND - co-op (2011) North Dakota Tribal College REU
Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Center for Ecology, Carbondale, IL - co-op (2011) scroll dow to 2011 Summer Undergraduate Internships Available
South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach, FL - co-op (2011)
State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Chemistry, Buffalo, NY - co-op (2011) "There will be no REU program for summer 2012" - Global Sustainability through Chemistry - "It is not neccessary to be a chemistry major, but students should have taken basic chemistry courses"
State University of New York at Stony Brook, Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate, Stony Brook, NY - co-op (2011) not funded for 2012 - Summer Research Institute
State University of New York at Stony Brook, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook, NY - co-op (2011) "the REU program at SOMAS will not run in 2011. Information about the possible renewal of this program in 2012 and beyond will be posted, as appropriate, on this page"
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY - co-op (2011) Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation
Texas A&M University-Corpus
Christi, College of Science &
Technology, Corpus Christi, TX - co-op
(2011) SURF program will not
be held this year (2012) - Climate Change, Global Warming, and the Health of
Texas Bays and Estuaries
Towson University, Biological Sciences, Towson, MD - co-op (2011) Research Experience in Molecular Ecology
United States Department of
Agriculture Forest Service, Pacific
Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR - co-op
(2011) - studies of hydrology and geomorphology
in the mountains of western Oregon
University of Akron, Department of Biology, University of Akron Field Station, located on the 411 acre Bath Nature Preserve, Bath Township, OH - co-op, application (2011) No longer funded - Ecology at the Urban-Rural Interface
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Pathology and The Graduate Program in Molecular and Cellular Pathology, Birmingham, AL - co-op, application (2011) "The PREP Program is no longer being offered. No applicants are being taken for the Summer 2012 or subsequent years" - Program for Research Experience in Pathology
University of California at Riverside, Riverside, CA - co-op (2011) Field technician position in tropical stream evolutionary ecology in Trinidad
University of Cincinnati, Graduate Program in Neuroscience, Cincinnati, OH (2011) Apply to our Summer Undergrad Research Fellowship - select Neuroscience Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship under Please select the Program(s) you would like to apply to:
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology & Cell Biophysics, Cincinnati, OH - co-op, application (2011) "REU program is NO longer active" - Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Membrane Science, Technology, and Bio-Applications
University of Dublin/Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland - co-op (2011) "in 2012 there are no active UREKA sites to submit applications to" - Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
University of Florida, Program in Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology, Gainsville, FL - co-op (2011) "Our Summer Internship program has been temporarily closed and we are not accepting applications for the time being"
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2011) Short-Term Education Program for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP)
University of Michigan, Kling Laboratory, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2011) ecological research at the Toolik Lake Long Term Ecological Research (LTER), Brooks Range, Alaska
University of Minnesota, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN - co-op (2011) includes tissue engineering
University of Minnesota Echinacea project - Ecology & Evolution in Fragmented Prarie Habitat Project, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN - co-op (2011) Summer Field Researcher
University of Minnesota Echinacea project - Ecology & Evolution in Fragmented Prarie Habitat Project, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN - co-op (2011) REU Program Details - Summer Field Research Experience For Undergraduates
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN and the Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago, IL Echinacea project - Ecology & Evolution in Fragmented Prarie Habitat Project - co-op (2011) CBG program details - Summer Field Research Experience For Undergraduates REU Participant at Chicago Botanic Garden and Field Site
University of Mississippi Medical Center, Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience, Jackson, MS - co-op (2011) "The Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience will not sponsor the 2012 Neuroscience Scholars Summer Program"
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Life Sciences, Las Vegas, NV - co-op (2011)
University of New Hampshire, Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space, Durham, NH - co-op (2012 ??) "UNH is presently determining if we will offer first year internships during the summer of 2012"
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC - co-op (2011) Not funded for 2012 - Research Experiences for Undergraduates - Interdisciplinary Quantitative Science - ..."research projects in mathematics, physics, chemistry or biology"
University of Oklahoma Biological Station, Kingston, OK - co-op (2011) scroll down to Summer 2011 Undergraduate Research Assistantship
University of Pittsburgh, School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (2011) "The Summmer Research Internship Program is not being held in 2012 due to budget constraints" - Summer Internship Program - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
University of South Carolina, Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia, SC - co-op (2011) Cancelled for Summer, 2011- Integrative Evolutionary Biology
University of Texas at El Paso, Department of Biological Sciences, El Paso, TX - co-op, application (2011)
University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, TX - co-op (2011) not funded for 2011 - subtropical biology
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Institute for Biomolecular Sciences, La Crosse, WI - co-op (2011) not funded for 2011
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Synchrotron Radiation Center, Madison, WI - co-op (2011) "SRC-REU program has been cancelled for the summer of 2011" - Synchrotron Radiation Center Research Experience for Undergraduates - "interested in a research project related ...biosciences..."
USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Corvallis, OR - co-op (2011)
US Fish & Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C. with many locations nationwide - co-op (2011) TWO progams - 1. Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP); 2. Student Career Experience Program (SCEP)
US Government Agencies - co-op list (2011)
Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), College of Engineering, Blacksburg, VA - co-op (2011) Interdisciplinary Water Sciences and Engineering - "Research projects address issues related to sustainable management of water resources and water infrastructure, and facilitate opportunities or field research, laboratory work and testing of theoretical concepts"
Washington University in St.
Louis, Division of Biology & Biomedical
Sciences, St. Louis, MO - co-op
(2011) Cellular and Developmental Biology
Research Apprenticeship Program (CD-BioRAP)
Wayne State University, Smart Systems and Integrated Microsystems, Detroit, MI - co-op, more details, application (2011) includes projects in Biomedical Microsystems
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV - co-op (2011) Biological Responses to the Environment from Genes to the Ecosystem
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Worcester, MA - co-op more details (2011) " It will not be offered Summer 2012, but will likely resume in 2013" - Integrated Bioengineering Research, Education, and Outreach Opportunities for Females and Underrepresented Minorities