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

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Genentech, South San Francisco, CA - co-op SEARCH (2016) Select Internship/Student under All Job Types at top
Genzyme Corp, several locations - co-op (2016) select Search Internships & Co-Op positions
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia - co-op (2016) Aspiring Scientists Summer Internship Program - "solve hypothesis driven questions in Biochemistry, Biodefense, Bioengineering, Bioinformatics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Environmental Science, Genomics, GeoInformation Science (GIS), Mathematical Modeling, Medicine, Nanotechnology, Neuroscience, Sports Medicine, Physics, and Proteomics" - not a paid opportunity
George Mason University, Center for Climate Change Communication, Fairfax, Virginia - co-op (2016)
Georgetown University, Georgetown College, Washington D.C - co-op (2016) Environmental Science and Policy in the Nation’s Capital
Georgia Regents University, Graduate School, Augusta, GA - co-op (2016) Student Training And Research (STAR) Program
Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA - co-op (2016) CollaborativE Multidisciplinary Investigations Through Undergraduate Research Experiences - "coordinators and mentors in chemistry, biology, engineering, and environmental toxicology."
Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research in Engineering/Science
Georgia Tech, Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2016) Suumer Undergraduate Research Program - includes research areas related to biomedical engineering
Georgia Tech, School of Biology, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2016) Aquatic Chemical Ecology
German Academic Exchange Service, Bonn, Germany - co-op (2016) "To apply for a RISE placement for summer 2016 you must:...." - Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany - "German language skills are not required for most positions but would be helpful to manage everyday life outside of the laboratory. The working language will generally be English."
Gilead, Foster City, CA (headquarters) and other locations - co-op SEARCH (2016) enter internship in keywords box
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare
, Saint Paul, MN - co-op (2016) "The application process and list of available projects for the 2016 Summer Research Internship Program will be open January 1, 2016" - Summer Research Internship Program - this is not a paid opportunity and housing is not provided
GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC; Philadelphis, PA and other sites - co-op, application (2016) at application link, select Co-op Opportunity or Intern Opportunity under Search Jobs at top of left hand column Internship and Co-op Program
Grand Valley State University, Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI), Muskegon, MI - co-op, application (2016) Research Experiences for Undergraduates in QUantitative Environmental Science and Technology - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Great Basin Institute, Reno, NV - co-op (2016) Plant Ecology Intern - "...or coursework and relevant experience – in Plant Ecology, Botany or related field;..."
Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI - co-op, application (2016)
Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research, Ann Arbor, MI & Muskegon, MI - co-op (2016) "Applications available athe 1st week of January, 2016!" - Great Lakes Summer Student Fellows
Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale, NY - co-op (2016) "Three-month Summer internship June through August" - contact information at bottom
Greenpeace USA, Washington, DC - co-op (2016) Important Dates: Summer 2016: June 13th to August 14th - scroll down to Learn More for listing os positions - not sure if any are paid oppportunities
Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA - co-op (2016)
Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, WI - co-op Search (2016)
Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, WI - co-op (2016) Student Summer Research Fellow

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Hampton University, Hampton, VA - co-op (2016) "The application deadline is February 15th of each year" - Minority Health International Research Training (MHIRT) program at the the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, Egerton University in Njoro, Kenya, and University of Benin in Benin City, Nigeria
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution Ft. Pierce, FL - co-op (2016) Summer Internship Program
Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT - co-op (2016) Summer Student Pre-Med and Research Program (scroll down to bottom for applications)
Harvard Forest, Petersham MA - co-op (2016) Summer Research Program
Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA - co-op (2016) "2016 Applications Open November 1, 2015" - Four Directions Summer Research Program
Harvard Medical School, Center for Causal Consequences of Variation, Boston, MA - co-op (2015) "..summer undergraduate research internships for underrepresented students interested in research careers in genome sciences.."
Harvard Medical School, Division of Medical Sciences, Boston, MA - co-op (some 2015 dates) (2016) Application (through Leadership Alliance Early Identification Program) is for 2016 - Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program
Harvard Medical School, Division of Medical Sciences, Immunology Graduate Program, Boston, MA - co-op (2016) Undergraduate Immunology Summer Program
Harvard Medical School, Office for Diversity and Community Partnership, Boston, MA - co-op (2016) "The 2016 Harvard Catalyst SCTRP application process is to be announced" - Harvard Catalyst Summer Clinical and Translational Research Program
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA - co-op, application (2016) 6-week Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology - "Potential applicants should have an interest in public health as a career. Coursework in calculus recommended. Prior exposure to statistics is not required" - "Travel to Boston and living expenses are provided" (does not appear to offer a stipend)
Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Boston, MA - co-op, application (2016) Multidisciplinary International Research Training Program (MIRT) "Research opportunities are designed collaboratively with faculty in Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Vietnam, Thailand, Republic of Georgia, Peru, Mexico, Ecuador, Chile, and Australia - financial suppoart includes: round-trip airfair to foreign institution; monthly stipend; foreign living expenses; health insurance
Harvard School of Public Health, Division of Biological Sciences, Boston, MA - co-op (2016) Summer Program in Biological Sciences in Public Health
Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2016)
Harvard University, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2016) Molecules Cells and Organisms Summer Internship Program - research in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, and Physics
Harvard University, FAS Center for Systems Biology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2016) "Projects and the application will be posted in December. The deadline for applications AND recommendation letters is February 1, 2016"
Harvard University, Harvard College, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2016) Amgen Scholars program
Harvard University, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2016) "The application deadline is Saturday, January 30, 2016" - Biomedical Informatics
Harvard University, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2016) "The postmark deadline to apply for the Summer Institute in Biomedical Optics is Friday, January 15, 2016." - Biomedical Optics
Harvard University, Materials Research Science & Engineering Center (MRSEC) and the Nanoscale Science & Engineering Center (NSEC), Cambridge, MA - co-op, application (2016) Summer Research in Materials Science and Engineering - "We provide a focused effort for mentoring, stimulating and training undergraduates in several exciting branches of bioengineering and materials science and engineering"
Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, Buffalo, NY - co-op (2016) "Deadline for receipt of the application is February 15th, 2016" - Student Intern Program
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 (2016) "HCC places qualified candidates in California, New England, New York, and New Jersey health care and public health organizations"
Hepatitis B Foundation, Doylestown, PA - co-op (2016)
Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN - co-op (2016) Summer Internship Program - this is not a paid opportunity
Highlands Biological Station, Highlands, NC - co-op (2016) scroll down to Summer Internships - TWO positions - Botanical Garden Assistant and Assistant Naturalist at the Highlands Nature Center
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, Washington, D.C. (and at field sites throughout the country) - co-op (2016) National Internship Program
H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, Oregon State University, near Blue River, OR - co-op (2016)
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, Tampa, FL - co-op (2016) Summer Program for the Advancement of Research Knowledge (SPARK)
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Hempstead, NY - co-op, application (2016) Pre-Med Internship Program (4-week Internship Program) - not a paid opportunity
Hope College, Biology Department, Holland, MI - co-op (2016) 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 (2016) scroll down to Paid Internship – Collegiate Conservation Program, Internships - "Summer 2016 Application Open: December 1, 2015 – March 1, 2016"
Houston Zoo, Houston, TX - co-op (2016) "Summer 2016 Application Open: December 1, 2015 – March 1, 2016" - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Houston Zoo, Houston, TX - co-op (2016) "Summer 2016 Application Open: December 1, 2015 – March 1, 2016" - Collegiate Conservation Program
Howard Hughes Research Institute, Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn, VA - co-op (2016) "We will be accepting applications for the 2016 program in fall 2015. Details will be posted as soon as they are available - research in basic neuroscience, bio-imaging, evolutionary biology, computational biology
Hudson River Foundation, New York, NY - co-op (2016) Tibor T. Polgar Fellowship Program to pursue research on the Hudson River
Hunter College, Center for Study of Gene Structure and Function, New York, NY - co-op (2016) Annual program - Summer Program for Undergraduate Research
Huyck Preserve and Biological Research Station, Rensselaerville NY - co-op (2016) Odum Internship in Field Ecology - this is an unpaid opportunity; housing and equipment is provided

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Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID - co-op (2016) Undergraduate Internships
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Springfield, IL - co-op (2016) "Interested parties should check back in February 2016 for the 2016 program" - Governor’s Environmental Corps - must have have permanent Illinois residency or attend a university or college in the state of Illinois
Illinois Institute of Technology, Center for Diabetes Research and Policy, Chicago, IL - co-op (2015) Research Experience for Undergraduates
Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology, Washington, DC (corporate headquarters) - IRIS is a consortium of US universities (scroll down to Current Members) dedicated to the operation of science facilities for the acquisition, management, and distribution of seismological data - co-op, more details, application (2016) "requires completion of two semesters of both Math & Physics. Prior experience or coursework in seismology or geophysics is not a requirement"
Indiana University, Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior, Bloomington, IN - co-op (2016)
Indiana University Cancer Center, Indianapolis, IN - co-op (some outdated application deadline information), application (2016) .."nine-week program (June 6 - July 29, 2016..)" - Summer Research Program
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN - co-op (2016) Undergraduate Research for Prospective Physician-Scientists and Physician-Engineers - "open to undergraduate students who have completed their freshman or sophomore year of course work with a background in biology"
Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA - co-op SEARCH (2015) enter Internship in Keywords box
INROADS, Inc, St Louis, MO - co-op (2016) for "student pursuing their first undergraduate Bachelor’s degree in a variety of majors and industries including but not limited to animal science, food science, healthcare "
Institute for Applied Ecology, Corvallis. OR - co-op (2016) Conservation Research Paid Internships
Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY - co-op (2016) Pending funding from NSF
Institut Pasteur, Paris, France - co-op (2016) "See the Application Form the list of 2016 participating labs" - The Undergraduate Internship Program
International Crane Foundation, Baraboo, WI - co-op (2016) Naturalist Intern - "B.A. or B.S.(degree) preferred"
International Exotic Animal Sanctuary
, Boyd, TX - co-op (2016) Vehicles, housing and stipend are provided
International Undergraduate Summer School 2016, United Kingdom
- co-op (2016) "The John Innes Centre, The Sainsbury Laboratory and The Genome Analysis Centre provide UK and non-UK students the unique opportunity to spend the summer on their research programme in plant, microbial and computational biology."
International Wolf Center
, Ely, MN - co-op (2016) select summer intern job description. (Wolf Educator Internship) - "$500 per month stipend and off-site housing provided"
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, Des Moines, IA - co-op (2016) Land Stewardship Internships - "Eligible applicants must have graduated from an Iowa high school and/or be attending an Iowa college or university."
Iowa State University, Center for Biorenewable Chemicals, Ames, IA - co-op (2016)
Iowa State University, CenUSA Bioenergy, Ames, IA - co-op (2016) CenUSA Bioenergy Research Internship Experience for Undergraduates
Iowa State University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Ames, IA - co-op (some 2015 information) (2016) "8 week program running from June 4, 2016 - July 30, 2016" - George Washington Carver Internship Program
Iowa State University, The Human Computer Interaction Graduate Program, Ames, IA - co-op (2016) Summer Program for Interdisciplinary Research and Education Emerging Interface Technologies
Iowa State University, Reiman Gardens, Ames, IA - co-op (2016) "Please check back next year for our 2016 summer internships" - scroll down to SUMMER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Irene & Eric Simon Brain Research Foundation, Sparta, NJ - co-op (2016) Student Summer Fellowship in Neuroscience to support student research at various labs in a University, Medical School or Research Institute in the United States
Isis Pharmaceuticals, Carlsbad, CA - co-op (2016) Intern Program scroll down Current Internship Opportunities To apply, Click here » Summer Intern

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J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, CA - co-op (main Internship information site) (2016) Select Internship Application from left hand column, then click on View Job Opportunities
Johns Hopkins University, Biology Department, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2016) Visualization of Macromolecules in Biological Research
Johns Hopkins University, Center for Talented Youth, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2016) Summer Programs Employment
Johns Hopkins University, Institute for NanoBiotechnology, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2016) "Application for Summer 2016 program available starting November 1, 2015" - Exploration of Nanotechnology for Biology and Medicine
Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD - co-op, application login (2016)
Diversity Summer Internship Program for Undergraduates
Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine,
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2016) 2016 Psychiatry Summer Training and Research (P-STAR) Program
Johnson & Johnson, several locations - co-op (2016) Search (at top) - enter Undergraduates in Search by Keyword
Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, NJ - co-op (2016) Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain Summer 2016 Internship Job - "Top considered candidates will be pursuing a degree within the following courses of study: ....biology..)
Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle, WA - co-op (2016)
Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA - co-op (2016) Summer Research Student Internship Program
- "An additional 4 positions are available to undergraduate students"
Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Lothian, MD - co-op (2015)

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Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program - participating departments include Anatomy and Physiology, Biology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology
Kansas State University, Center for Sustainable Energy, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2015)
Kansas State University, Chemical Engineering, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2016) Earth, Wind, and Fire: Sustainability in the 21st Century” REU program - students in science and engineering
Kansas State University, College of Agriculture, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2016) Multicultural Summer Research Fellowship
Kansas State University, Division of Biology, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2016) Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program - Ecology and Evolutionary Biology of Changing Environments: Integrating from Genomes to Biomes
Kean University, Union, NJ - co-op (2015) REU Experience - Costa Rica and New Jersey - "..conduct research as part of an international team of scientists from Kean University, the Centro Cientifico Tropical and Instituto Biologica Nacional to study the undamaged, damaged, or at-risk habitats in Maquenque National Wildlife Refuge (MNWLR), a new conservation area, in the Northern Zone of Costa Rica"
Keck Graduate Institute, Claremont, CA - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Program - ".. research in the areas of applied molecular and cellular biology, bioengineering, computational biology.." - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2016) "(Application opens October 31, 2015) Applications are due and must be uploaded by January 31, 2016, 11:59 pm (EST) - Maternal Child Health Careers/Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement - Undergraduate Program
Kent State University, Kent, OH - co-op (2016) "The next application deadline will be around February 16, 2016." - Terrestrial-aquatic linkages in urban impacted ecosystems
Kentucky Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY - co-op (2016) "Applications are accepted online annually beginning January 1" - Undergraduate Summer Research Program - provides housing but no additional paid stipend
Kresge Hearing Research Institute, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2016) Summer Program for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing - "Applications should include resume, transcript and letters of recommendation and should be submitted to the employment offices at Gallaudet, RIT/NTID, or to Entry Point! Please, contact your office no later than December. In late January, students will be asked for interviews before final offers are made." - for deaf and hard-of-hearing students only

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Lake County Forest Preserves, Lake County, IL - co-op (2015) Environmental Education Instructor at the Edward L. Ryerson Conservation Area
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, NY - co-op (2016) Summer Internship Program for Undergraduates: Analyzing Global Databases
Land Between the Lakes, Golden Pond, KY - co-op (2016) Intern and Apprentice Program
Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, Wynnewood, PA - co-op (2015) "..research in cardiovascular and autoimmune diseases, cancer and diabetes.." - these are not paid opportunities
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2016) Key Dates for Summer 2016 - Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA - co-op (2016) Computation Student Intern
LeHigh University, Bethlehem, PA - co-op (2016) Biosystems Dynamics Summer Institute - "Students from other institutions are also invited to participate, particularly minority students from underrepresented groups in the sciences"
Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA - co-op (2016) Research Scholar Program
Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute (of the New York Blood Center), New York, NY - co-op (2016)
Lloyd Center for the Environment, South Dartmouth, MA - co-op (2016)
Loma Linda University, School of Medicine, Center for Health Disparities and Molecular Medicine, Loma Linda, CA - co-op (2016) Undergraduate Training Program
Long Island University-Post, Brookville, N.Y- co-op (2015) includes faculty research in areas of ecology/marine biology, breast cancer, host-parasite interactions, microbial pathogenesis
Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA - co-op, application (2016) Rotational Summer Internship in Public Horticulture
Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA - co-op, application (2016) several 2016 positions listed under Internship Choices (Please Select Your Top Three; Please Only Choose Three) on application
Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM - co-op (2016) :Applications will open for the 2016 Summer Term on October 15, 2015 for the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) Program" - Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships
Louis Caldor Center Biological Field Station, near Armonk, NY - co-op (2015) Not offered in 2016
Louisiana State University, Louisiana Biomedical Research Network, Baton Rouge, LA - co-op (2016) Summer Research Program - MUST be enrolled in a University in the state of Louisiana (except LSU)
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center , Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Neuroscience, Shreveport, LA - co-op (2016) "Application Deadline for SUPER/SURF Summer 2016: TBD" -Summer Undergraduate Pharmacology Experience in Research (SUPER)
Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Department of Genetics, New Orleans, LA - co-op (2016) "Applications for the 2016 Summer Program will be available in January 2016" - Research Experiences for Underrepresented Minority Undergraduates in Basic Sciences
Loyola University-Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Chicago, IL - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research
Loyola University Health System, Stritch School of Medicine, Dept of Microbiology & Immunology, Chicago, IL - co-op (2016)
Lupus Foundation of America, Rockville, MD (at various research center locations) - co-op (2016) "Check back in January 2016 for information about the next competition" - Gina Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship Program

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