Co-op/Internships and Summer Research Opportunities
for 2018

Animal & Plant Biology
Marine Science

All opportunities listed are PAID, unless otherwise indicated

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American Zoo and Aquarium Association
Environmental Careers Organization
Internships in Minnesota and Wisconsin
Long Term Ecological Research Network
Ornithological Societies of North America
Society for Conservation Biology
Society for Ecological Restoration
The US Fish & Wildlife Service

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

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

In addition to the valuable experience and good pay that a Co-op or Internship will give you, very many of the Opportunities listed on this website also provide Travel Reimbursement, Housing and Meals. So, don't let concerns about living expenses or the location of an organization posted on this website prevent you from checking out an exciting and challenging Co-op or Internship position!! If travel support, housing and meals are provided, this information will almost always be included in the details about the Co-op or Internship that can be found by clicking on the co-op website next to the organization's name and location.


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

Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, ME - co-op (2017) scroll down to Volunteer and Internship Opportunities - Education Internship
Adirondack Mountain Club, Lake Placid, NY - co-op (2018) Scroll down to Seasonal Positions (check each for details)
Agricultural Research Service (USDA), U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE - co-op (2017)
Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, AL - co-op, application (2017) REU-China: Ecological and Environmental Research in an Urbanized Landscape - "three days at AAMU followed by six weeks at Nanjing Forestry University in China and the remaining three weeks again at AAMU" - "Each REU participant will receive a $3000 scholarship, paid bi-weekly for the duration of the program. Travel, housing, and research related expenses will be covered"
Alaska Conservation Foundation, Anchorage, AK co-op, applicaion (2017) Ted Smith Conservation Internship Program
Alaska Department of Natural Resources, several locations in Alaska - co-op (2018) check details for each position for information regarding stipend, housing, etc.
Alaska SeaLife Center, Seward, AK - co-op (2017) Summer Fellowship Program - not paid; housing is provided
Alaska Space Grant Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK - co-op, application (2018) Summer Research Fellowships - "..offered to students in aerospace, engineering, space science, Earth systems science, biological sciences, computer science, and other related science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) fields" - for students "Enrolled at an Alaskan institution of higher education during the period of the award"
Aldo Leopold Foundation, Baraboo, WI - co-op (2018) scroll down to "How and When to Apply" - "The fellowship announcement is posted in mid-late November"
Alltech, Center for Animal Nutrigenomics and Applied Animal Nutrition, Nicholasville, KY- co-op, application (2017) Research Internship Program - not sure this is a paid opportunity
Alpha Genesis, Inc., Yemassee, SC - co-op (2017) Pre-Baccalaureate Summer Training Program (primate research) - "For more information about these programs, please contact AGI at The annual application deadline ... is April 30th" - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
American Floral Endowment, Glen Carbon, IL - co-op (2018) 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 (2017)
American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), Albuquerque, NM - co-op (2017) "..start date will be in June 2017 and end in August 2017" - Student Summer Internships to explore potential careers with at the US Bureau of Land Management (Arizona), the Bonneville Power Administration (Pacific Northwest), Veterans Administration, and the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Services.
American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY - co-op, more details (2017) "This year’s REU program will run from May 31 to August 5, 2017 - Research in Biology: Evolution and Systematics
American Society of Plant Biologists, Rockville, MD - co-op (not much detail provided), application (2017) Fellowship to support research at student's home university
Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, FL - co-op (2018) Research Internships in the Avian Ecology Lab - opportunities are 6-8 months in length
Arizona Game and Fish Department, positions throughout Arizona - co-op (2017) "students interested in summer employment, must apply via our recruitment site, AZStateJobs. Click "SEARCH FOR JOBS in left side column, then select "Game and Fish Department" from the agency dropdown
Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, Aspen, CO - co-op (2017) Summer Naturalistralist
Aspen Historical Society, Aspen, CO - co-op (2017)
Association of Zoos & Acquariums, Silver Spring, MD- job listings (2017) select internships in All Jobs scroll down box - positions at Zoos and Acquariums throughout the US (view details for each internship - some may not be paid positions)
Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, Dayton, OH - co-op (2018) "For more information on internships, please email Aullwood's Intern Coordinator at" - not sure if these would be paid oppportunities

Bailey Nurseries, St Paul, MN - co-op (2018) contact information provided - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Baker University, Baldwin City, KS - co-op (2017) In the Canopy with Wheelchairs & Tardigrades
Bald Head Island Conservancy, Bald Head Island, NC - co-op (2017)
Bayer Crop Science, various locations - co-op SEARCH (2018) Select Student from scroll down Career Level under Job Search at top of right side column - review details for any intern positions listed, including location
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, Bermuda Islands - co-op (FALL term 2017) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, West Boothbay Harbor, ME - co-op (2017) Research Experience for Undergraduates
Blandy Experimental Farm, State Arboretum of Virginia, Boyce VA - co-op (2018)
Boise State Univeristy, Boise, ID - co-op (2017) REU-Raptor Research - not offered for 2018
Boston Museum of Science, Boston, MA - co-op (2017) click on internship application site to view our open opportunities - some positions are not paid; a few start during the Spring term
Boston University, Boston, MA - co-op (2017) " The application deadline for the Summer 2017 SURF program will be in February, 2017 (the application will be available online in early December, 2016)" - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship - Program Mentors include projects in areas of plant biology, ecology and enviromental biology
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, New Hope, PA - co-op (2017)
Bradford Woods, Martinsville, IN - co-op (2017)
Brandeis University, Life Sciences, Waltham, MA - co-op (2017) Undergraduate Summer Research in Cell and Molecular Visualization - participating faculty in areas of Ecology, conservation biology, animal behavior
Bronx Zoo, Bronx, NY - co-op SEARCH (2017) select Bronx Zoo as Location and Interns as Job Type
Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, WY - co-op (2017) Buffalo Bill Historical Center Internships " ..with options in many areas including conservation, education, public relations, registration, art, human resources, and more.."

California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA - co-op (2017) Biological Illustration Internship
California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA - co-op (2017) Summer Systematics Institute

California State University Monterey Bay, Seaside, CA - co-op (2018) Ocean Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Calloway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA - co-op (2017) scroll down to INTERNSHIPS
Carolina Raptor Center, Huntersville, NC- co-op (2017) Internships listed may not be paid opportunities
Catalina Island Conservancy, Avalon, CA - co-op (2017) Summer Naturalist
Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve, University of Minnesota, 35 miles north of Minneapolis, MN - co-op, application (2017) Plant Community Ecology Internship
Center for American Archeology, Kampsville, IL - co-op (2017) Women in Archeology Internship Program
Center for Coastal Margin Observation and Prediction, Beaverton, OR - co-op (2017) Summer Undergraduate Internship
Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2017) for students "Currently enrolled in a community college, planning to transfer to a 4-year university and major in a science discipline"
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2018) "2018 Applications are to be announced" - Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health
Center for the Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology, Duke University, Durham, NC - co-op (2018) "Please check back with us Fall 2017 for Applications for Summer 2018" - Research sites include four CEINT partner institutions: Duke (NC), Virginia Tech (VA), and Carnegie Mellon Universities (PA) as well as the European Center for Research and Education in Geosciences and the Environment (CEREGE) in Aix-en-Provence, France
Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS - co-op (2017)
Central Caribbean Marine Institute, Cayman Islands in the central Caribbean Sea - co-op (2017) scoll down to Rutgers CCMI Coral Reef Internship in Marine Ecology & Conservation - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Central Caribbean Marine Institute, Cayman Islands in the central Caribbean Sea - co-op (2018) Internships - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI - co-op, application (2017) CMU Great Lakes Summer Research for Undergraduates Program at the Biological Station on Beaver Island in northern Lake Michigan
Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA - co-op (2018) "The application for the Summer 2018 program will open November 1" - Hazards and Risks of Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest - "open to undergraduates who are currently enrolled at two-year and four-year colleges in the Pacific Northwest, particularly students in their first and second years of college."
Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Annapolis, MD - co-op (2018) "2018 spring and summer internships will begin to be posted in late February/early March" - opportunities are unpaid
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD - co-op (2018) Please check back in the Fall of 2017 for more information regarding Internship opportunities for Summer 2018"
Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL - co-op (2018) "We will begin accepting applications for the 2018 field season in mid-October" - Conservation and Land Management (five-month position)
Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL - co-op (2018) "Applications for the 2018 season will open in December (For summer 2018, REU positions are contingent upon renewal of funding)" - REU Program: From Genes to Ecosystems
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Chincoteague, VA - co-op (2017) contact informaion under Questions? at bottom - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN - co-op (2018) "Applications for Summer 2018 will be available soon!" - Minority International Research Training (MIRT) program - Research projects in Brazil, Nicaragua, Trinidad and Uganda - "MHIRT students engage in research related to: biomedical science, behavioral science, environmental science, carnivore conservation, and/or public health"
Cincinnati Nature Center, Milford, OH - co-op (2018) "Environmental Interpretation Internship 2018-2019" - " paid, full-time, 9-month internship beginning in late August and running through the end of May. Housing is provided on site."
City University of New York, New York, NY - co-op, application (2017) CUNY Summer Undergraduate Research Program - five key research areas: environmental science, nanoscience, neuroscience, photonics, and structural biology"
Clarke Mosquito Control, Roselle, IL - co-op (2017) click on Seasonal Job Opportunities under Open Positions: - check details for each position (dates, salary, etc.)
Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY - co-op (2017) - Environmental Science and Engineering - Advancing Sustainable Systems and Environmental Technologies to Serve Humanity
Clemson University, Life Sciences Outreach Center, Clemson, SC - co-op (2018) "Check back in the fall to apply for 2018" - NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates: From Genomes to Phenomes - Exploring Function Across Scales
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Cleveland, OH - co-op (2017)
Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, OH - co-op, application (2017) Kirtlandia Research Internship Program
Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA - co-op (2017) Mentors and Projects include molecular biology and environmental microbiology
Colby College, Waterville, ME - co-op (2017) Undergraduate Research into the Cultural, Economic and Ecological Significance of Church Forests in South Gondar, Ethiopia - "Students selected to participate in the program will receive airfare, lodging, meals and a $4,000 stipend for the 8-week program"
Cold Spring Harbor Lab, Cold Spring Harbor, NY - co-op (2018) Undergraduate Research Program - "Research at CSHL focuses on Molecular Biology & Cancer, Genetics & Genomics, Neuroscience, Plant Biology, Quantitative Biology
College of Charleston, Grice Marine Laboratory (Fort Johnson Summer Research Program), Charleston, SC - co-op (2017) Marine Organismal Health: Resilience and Response to Environmental Change
Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels, four locations in Colorado - co-op (2017)
Colorado State University, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Ft. Collins, CO - co-op, application (2017) click on REU Program at top for a scroll down list of links to more details - "participate in active research in a wide range of areas, including....Plant molecular biology and metabolism.."
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Peninsula, OH - co-op (2017) Summer Camp Lead Counselor
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Peninsula, OH - co-op (2017) Summer Camp Counselor
Cooperative Resources International, Shawano, WI - co-op (2017) enter internship as keyword
Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary, Short Hills, NJ - co-op (2017) Summer Camp Educators - not sure if there are paid opportunities
Cornell University, Boyce Thompson Institute, Ithaca, NY - co-op (2018) "Application season for the 2018 internship program will begin in mid-November 2017" - two internships listed: Plant Genome Internship, Bioinformatics Internship
Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Plant Pathology & Plant Microbe Biology, Department of Microbiology, Ithaca, NY - co-op (2017) Microbial Friends & Foes Research Experience for Undergraduates
Cornell University, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY - co-op (2018) "Applications will reopen for summer 2018 applicants in December" - Summer Research Scholars Program

DAAD Rise Germany - co-op (2018) "offers undergraduate students from North American and British universities the opportunity to complete a summer research internship at top German universities and research institutions" - "Students are matched with a host university or institute according to their area of interest (biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, engineering, or a closely related field) - DAAD provides students a monthly stipend for three months to help cover living expenses. Host universities and institutes provide housing assistance and match students with Ph.D. student mentors. - German language is not required and the working language will be in English" - Application: November 1, 2017 – December 15, 2017 (11:59 pm CET – Central European Time)
Dallas Zoo, Dallas, TX - co-op (2018) not sure if these are paid opportunities
Daniel Smiley Research Center at the Mohonk Preserve, New Paltz, NY - co-op (2017) Schaefer Research Internship
Daniel Smiley Research Center at the Mohonk Preserve, New Paltz, NY - co-op (2017) Thom Scheuer Land Management Internship
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH - co-op, application (2017) Academic Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - Research Opportunities in Earth Sciences; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Dauphin Island, AL - co-op (2017) Research Experience for Undergraduates
Delaware Nature Society, Ashland Nature Center, Hockessin, DE - co-op (2017) Summer Education Intern
Delaware Nature Society, Ashland Nature Center, Hockessin, DE - co-op (2017) Stream Watch Summer Internships
Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO - co-op (2017) Horticulture-related Internships - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, MO - co-op (2018) "Check back soon for the 2018 application"
Dow Agrosciences, Indianapolis, IN - co-op (2018) Summer Internship Opportunities - "Applicable majors would include:Biology (biochemistry, biotechnology, cell biology, entomology, microbiology, molecular biology, plant pathology, or plant physiology), Chemistry (analytical, organic, or physical), Informatics (bioinformatics)"
Duke University, Center for the Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology, Durham, NC - co-op (2018) "Please return to this page in January 2018 for details about the summer 2018 program"- Research Experience for Undergraduates Program "hosted by four CEINT partner institutions: Duke, Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, VA), and Carnegie Mellon (Pittsburgh, PA) Universities as well as the European Center for Research and Education in Geosciences and the Environment (CEREGE) in Aix-en-Provence, France" - "open to undergraduates who are majoring in engineering, chemistry, biology, physics, ecotoxicology"
Duke University, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Durham, NC - co-op (2018) "The online application will open in January 2018"
Duke University, Organization for Tropical Studies, Durham, NC - co-op (2018) REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) for U.S. Underrepresented Minority Students Summer Programs in Costa Rica
Duke University, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham, NC - co-op (2017)
Duke University Marine Laboratory, Beaufort, NC - co-op (2017) Research Experience for Undergraduates Program in Estuarine and Coastal Marine Sciences
Duquense University, Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (2018) Undergraduate Research Program

Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY co-op (2017) REU Site: Disturbance Ecology in Central Appalachia
Eastern Nevada Landscape Coalition, Ely, NV- co-op (2017)
EcoInformatics Summer Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR - co-op, application (2017) at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest near near Blue River, OR
Edmund Niles Huyck Biological Research Station, Rensselaerville, NY - co-op (2018) "Check back on information for 2018" - Eugene Odum Internship in Field Ecology -"The internship is unpaid, however housing and equipment is provided and there is opportunity for paid work prior to the start of the internship"
Engineering Research Center (ERC) for Re-Inventing the Nation’s Urban Water Infrastructure (ReNUWIt), affiliated with several research investigators in California, Colorado and New Mexico - co-op (2018)
Environmental Internships in Minnesota (2018) select Internships - paid under Opportunity Type - paid internships in Minnesota
Environmental Law Institute, Washington, DC - co-op (SPRING, 2018) Research & Publications Intern - Compensation is not available, but a small transportation stipend is provided"

Fairfax County Virginia, VA - co-op (2017) - several opportunities listed - some may not be paid: check each link for specific details
Fairfax County Virginia, VA - co-op (2017) Proposed Internship Projects, Resource Management Division
Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL - co-op (2017) "Field Museum's NSF REU Program 2017: Please check back in January 2017 for information regarding applying for a 2017 REU internship" - Research Experience for Undergraduates - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL - co-op (2017) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at the Intersection of Mathematics and Biology- "The following projects comprise the REU program: Coral Reef Growth: Past, Present, and Future
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Glen Rose, TX - co-op (2017) scroll down to Internship- check each opportunity for details regarding dates and possible stipend
Friday Harbor Laboratory, San Juan Island, WA - co-op (2017) Integrative Biology and Ecology of Marine Organisms

George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia - co-op (2018) 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 (2017) "Information about how to apply for the 2017 program will be posted this fall" - National Park Service Climate Communication Internship Program
Georgetown University, Georgetown College, Washington D.C - co-op, application instructions (2017) Environmental Science and Policy in the Nation's Capital
Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA - co-op (2017) "Applications for the CEMITURE 2017 program will open in November 2016" - CollaborativE Multidisciplinary Investigations Through Undergraduate Research Experiences - "coordinators and mentors in chemistry, biology, engineering, and environmental toxicology."
Georgia Tech, School of Biology, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2017) Aquatic Chemical Ecology
Grand Valley State University, Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI), Muskegon, MI - co-op, application (2017) Research Experiences for Undergraduates in QUantitative Environmental Science and Technology
Great Basin Institute, Reno, NV - co-op (2017) enter intern in keyword box and select Great Basin Institute under Program
Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI - co-op, application (2017)
Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research, Ann Arbor, MI & Muskegon, MI - co-op (2018) "2018 application information and position descriptions available January 2018" - Great Lakes Summer Fellows Proram
Greenburgh Nature Center, Scarsdale, NY - co-op (2017) " nine-month school year internship from September through May and one summer internship from June through August" - contact information at bottom
Greenpeace USA, Washington, DC - co-op (2017) scroll down to learn more about positions - all internships are unpaid
Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA - co-op (2017)

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution Ft. Pierce, FL - co-op (2017) Summer Internship Program
Hartley Nature Center, Duluth, MN - co-op (2017) Environmental Education Internship
Harvard Forest, Petersham MA - co-op (2018) Summer Research Program
Harvard University, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2018) 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
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton, PA - co-op (2017) scroll down to Summer Field Experience Internships - not sure if these are paid positions
Highlands Biological Station, Highlands, NC - co-op (2017) scroll down to Paid Internship Positions (see below for descriptions): - TWO positions - Botanical Garden Assistant and Assistant Naturalist at the Highlands Nature Center
H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, Oregon State University, near Blue River, OR - co-op (2017)
Hope College, Biology Department, Holland, MI - co-op, (2017) Biology Summer Research Program.- not sure if this is a paid opportunity - Participating Departments include Geology and Environmental Sciences
Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Cambridge, MD - co-op (2018) Research experiences for undergraduates - "Please learn more about this program from the Maryland Sea Grant website
Houston Zoo, Houston, TX - co-op (2017) Collegiate Conservation Program (summers)
Houston Zoo, Houston, TX - co-op (2018) Animal Care Internship - not sure if this is a paid opportunity - Summer 2018: Apply December 1, 2017 through March 1, 2018
Houston Zoo, Houston, TX - co-op (2018) Non-Animal Care Internship - not sure if this is a paid opportunity - Summer 2018: Apply December 1, 2017 through March 1, 2018
Howard Hughes Research Institute, Janelia Farm Research Campus, Ashburn, VA - co-op (2017) research in basic neuroscience, bio-imaging, evolutionary biology, computational biology
Hudson River Foundation, New York, NY - co-op (2017) Tibor T. Polgar Fellowship Program to pursue research on the Hudson River
Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA - co-op (2017) Research Experience for Undergraduates - "..program for American Indian and Native Alaskan undergraduate students interested in research experience in natural resource science and management....""

Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory
, Idaho Falls, ID - co-op (2017) Undergraduate Internships
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Springfield, IL - co-op (2017) Governor’s Environmental Corps - must have have permanent Illinois residency or attend a university or college in the state of Illinois
Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology, Washington, DC (corporate headquarters) - IRIS is a consortium of US universities (scroll down to Current Members) dedicated to the operation of science facilities for the acquisition, management, and distribution of seismological data - co-op (2017) "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, application (2018)
Institute for Applied Ecology, Corvallis. OR - co-op (2017) Conservation Research Paid Internships
Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY - co-op (2018)
International Crane Foundation, Baraboo, WI - co-op (2017) Crane Research Internship - "B.A. or B.S. preferred but not required
International Exotic Animal Sanctuary
, Boyd, TX - co-op (2018) Vehicles, housing and stipend are provided
International Wolf Center, Ely, MN - co-op, application (2017) 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 (2017) Land Stewardship Internships - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, Des Moines, IA - co-op (2017) Blufflands Land Stewardship internships - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Iowa State University, Center for Biorenewable Chemicals, Ames, IA - co-op (2017)
Iowa State University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Ames, IA - co-op, application (2017) George Washington Carver Internship Program - " Disciplines commonly providing opportunities are evolution and organismal biology, horticulture; natural resource ecology and management, plant pathology
Iowa State University, Reiman Gardens, Ames, IA - co-op (2018)
Iowa State University, Ames, IA - co-op (2017) SoyMap Summer Research Program - "..research in the areas of plant epigenetics, genomics, molecular biology, bioinformatics.."

J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, CA - co-op (main Internship information site) (2017) select Application Process from left hand column, then scroll down and click on View Job Opportunities - several Intern positions are listed, view each for details - "for students with an interest in science education, microbiology, infectious disease, and genomics"
Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle, WA - co-op (2018) "Applications for the 2018 program will be available in November"
Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Lothian, MD - co-op (2017)

Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2018) Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program - participating departments include Anatomy and Physiology, Biology, Horticulture, Psychological Sciences; College of Veterinary Medicine
Kansas State University, Center for Sustainable Energy, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2017)
Kansas State University, Chemical Engineering, Manhattan, KS - co-op, application (2017) 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 (2018) "Applications for the Summer 2018 program will be accepted beginning on December 16, 2017. " - Multicultural Summer Research Fellowship
Kansas State University, Division of Biology, Manhattan, KS - co-op (2017) Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program - Ecology and Evolutionary Biology of Changing Environments: Integrating from Genomes to Biomes
Kettering University, Flint MI - co-op (2017) Research Experiences for Undergraduates - Utilizing Plants for Innovative Research

Lake County Forest Preserves, Lake County, IL - co-op (2017)
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, NY - co-op (2017) Summer Internship Program for Undergraduates: Analyzing Global Databases
Land Between the Lakes, Golden Pond, KY - co-op (2017) Intern and Apprentice Program
Lloyd Center for the Environment, South Dartmouth, MA - co-op (2017)
Long Island University-Post, Brookville, N.Y- co-op (2017) includes faculty research in areas of ecology/marine biology, breast cancer, host-parasite interactions, microbial pathogenesis
Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA - co-op, application (2017) Rotational Summer Internship in Public Horticulture - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA - co-op, application (2017) several internship areas listed - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Louis Caldor Center Biological Field Station, near Armonk, NY - co-op (2017)

Marine Advanced Technology Education Center, Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, CA - co-op (2017) At-Sea Technical Internship Program - "Interns work as marine technicians aboard sea-going research vessels...internships last for 2-12 weeks and occur all over the country and all over the world: Florida, California, Hawaii, Alaska, Samoa, Europe, etc. All intern travel to and from the ship is covered by the MATE Center, and the intern lives and eats aboard the vessel for the duration of most internships"
Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA - co-op (2018) Summer Opportunity for Undergraduate Research - "...Faculty with expertise in...Environmental Biology"
Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA - co-op SEARCH (2017) click on Search MBL jobs, then click on Seasonal/Temporary, then click on Search under Search Jobs
Marine Physical Laboratory, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA - co-op (2018) MPL Summer Internship for "majors in Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geology"
Marine Resources Division, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Fort Johnson Complex, SC - co-op (2017) Minorities in Marine and Environmental Sciences (MIMES) Internship Program
Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI - co-op SEARCH (select Marshfield Clinic Positions link in right hand column) (2015) Research Intern-Undergraduate is one position listed - "Areas of research concentration may include: clinical research, laboratory research, agricultural research, or biomedical informatics"
Maryland Sea Grant (University of Maryland), College Park, MD - co-op (2018) marine research on the Chesapeake Bay
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Biology and Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2018) MIT Summer Research Program in the biological sciences, neuroscience, and biomedical related fields - "Areas of research are very diverse and include Plant Biology
McHenry County Conservation District, Woodstock, IL - co-op (2017) Select View Job Postings
Medical University of South Carolina, Marine Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences, Charleston, SC - co-op (2017) Summer Undergraduate Research Program: Marine Biomedicine & Environmental Health
Miami University (of Ohio), Oxford, OH - co-op (2018) The Ecology of Human-Dominated Landscapes - does not provide any details about paid stipends
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI - co-op (2018) "Applications for the 2018 summer program will open in early December"- Plant Genomics @ MSU REU
Michigan State University, W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Hickory Corners, MI - co-op (2018) "Please check back on December 15th for Summer 2018 opportunities" - Summer Internships
Michigan State University, W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Hickory Corners, MI - co-op (2018) "Please check back on December 15th for Summer 2018 opportunities" - Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, St. Paul, MN (with statewide travel) - co-op (2017) Interns and Student Workers - SEARCH - enter intern in Keyword box - not all are paid opportunities (check each for details)
Missouri Botanical Garden, St Louis, MO - co-op (2017) Undergraduate Research in Plant Systematics, Conservation Biology, and Ethnobotany at the Missouri Botanical Garden
Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2017) "Please check back in the fall for information on the Summer 2017 application process" - Monell Science Apprenticeship Program - "..developing non-lethal repellents for agricultural pests.."
Monmouth University, School of Science, West Long Branch, NJ - co-op (2018) "Please check back on January 30, 2018 for information about the 2018 summer research program and how to apply" - Summer Research Program - "research in the following areas: Biology—cell biology, cancer biology, molecular biology, ecology, entomology, marine and environmental biology, reproductive biology"
Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, Chatham, MA (headquarters) - co-op (2017) Biological Intern – Seabirds and Shorebirds (14 weeks long starting in May)
Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, Chatham, MA (headquarters) - co-op (2017) Piping Plover Intern (14 weeks long starting in April)
Monsanto (several locations) - co-op Search (2017) Click on Search Now under Search for Internship, Co-op and Trainee Roles at right side, check each opportunity for details (including qualifications - some require a post-baccalaureate degree)
Monsanto (several locations) - co-op Search (2016) Click on Search Now under Search for Internship, Co-op and Trainee Roles at right side, then scroll down beneath search criteria, enter Intenrship in Keywords box, then Search and select Weed Molecular Biology Internship-01492
Montclair University, College of Science and Mathematics, Passaic River Institute, Montclair, NJ - co-op (2014) "We are not accepting applications for the Summer of 2014." - REU: Multidisciplinary Environmental Research
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA - co-op (2018) "If you are interested in the 2018 Internship program, we will post potential projects in November, 2017" - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, VT - co-op (2018) "...12- and 15-week fulltime internships throughout the year with flexible start dates"
Morgan State University, Patuxent Environmental & Aquatic Research Laboratory, Baltimore, MD - co-op (2018) Summer Internship Program - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL - co-op (2018) "The opportunity to apply for next year's program will be posted in January 2018" - Public Horticulture Internship - not sure if this is a paid program
Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL - co-op (2017) scroll down to Center for Tree Science - Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota FL - co-op (2018) College Internship Program - not a paid opportunity
Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota FL - co-op (2018) "Please check back in January when the Summer 2018 application opens" - Research Experience for Undergraduates
Mountain Lake Biological Station, Allegheny Mountains of Southwestern Virginia - co-op (2018)
Mt. Cuba Center, Greenville, DE - co-op (2018) "Applications (for 2018) will open again in December 2017" - Summer Intern Program - "horticulture, landscape architecture, ecology, or related plant science fields" - "naturalistic gardening, native plants, arboriculture, and land conservation" - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Mount St. Helens Institute, Amboy, WA - co-op (2017) Educational Interpretation Internship
Mount St. Helens Institute, Amboy, WA - co-op (2017) Interpretation Internship
Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT - co-op (2017) TWO opportunities - Mystic Seaport Scripps Summer Internship Program (application) & Mystic Seaport Summer Internship Program (application)

Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association, Nantucket, MA - co-op (2017) several positions - check details for each using links in left hand column
National Aeronautics and Space Administration - co-op (2017) Internships for Students - at several locations (scroll down to Internship Locations)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, several locations - co-op, application (2018) "Summer 2018 Term: Application Window: January 8 - February 16" - scroll far down to Site Map for links to more details - 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, Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH - co-op (2018) "Summer 2018 Start/End Dates: Session #1: June 4 – August 10, 2018; Session #2: June 11 – August 17, 2018" - scroll down to NASA Internship Program at Glenn Research Center
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C. (and positions in other locations) - co-op (2018) "The program will take place over 10 weeks in Summer 2018 and exact dates will be announced soon." -Summer Internship Program
National Arboretum, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2018) "We will begin accepting 2018 internship applications in January of 2018"
National Audubon Society - co-op (2018) scroll down to Internship Opportunities with four different internship areas underneath - some positions are not paid, check each for details
National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Bethesda, MD - co-op (2018) "Applications for summer 2018 will be accepted online starting in mid-November 2017" - Specific Research Areas include: Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology
National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN - co-op, application (2017) Sustainable Land and Water Resources
National Council for Science and the Environment, Washington, DC - co-op (2017) scroll down to Fall 2017 Internships - check each for details - not all are paid opportunities
National Ecological Observatory Network, Boulder, CO - co-op (2017) scroll down for several different internship offerings; scroll down further for How To Apply
National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN - co-op (2018) Research Experiences for Undergraduates for "Undergraduate majors in math, biology, and related fields"- "...cover a range of life science areas including disease and health, evolution, ecology, molecular biology... "
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC - co-op (2018) "to apply, please visit the NIH Summer Internship Program" - Summer Internship Program
National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC - co-op (2018) Natural History Research Experience (NHRE) summer internships
National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Washington, D.C. - co-op (2018) Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program - includes summer intership at NOAA facilit
National Park Service (and the University of Washington), many locations - co-op (2018) "Applications will be accepted for 2018 Future Park Leaders of Emerging Change internships starting 12:01 pm PST, December 5, 2017" - Future Park Leaders of Emerging Change
National Park Service, many locations - co-op (2017) Cultural Resources Diversity Internship Program at several locations
National Park Service, many locations - co-op (2018) several internships listed, check each for details
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden CO - co-op (2018) Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships
National Weather Center, Norman, OK - co-op (2018) "We will post the 2018 application by Thanksgiving" - Real-World Research Experiences for Undergraduates - for "motivated undergraduate students from any major who are interested in a career in research"
National Zoo, Washington, D.C, - co-op (2018) Some positions are unpaid - check each opportunity for details
Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge, 20 miles east of Des Moines, IA - (2017) Four positions; 2017 Biology Internships; 2017 Native Plant Propagation Internship; 2017 Vegetation Management Internships; 2017 Visitor Services / Environmental Education Internship
New England Aquarium, Boston, MA - co-op (2018) these positions are not paid
New England Wild Flower Society, Framingham. MA - co-op (2017) some positions may favor applicants who have competed a B.S. degree - some are for 6 months
New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, co-op (2017) scroll down to Internship Oppportunities - Position Descriptions; Application; Brochure (with application process details); Contact Information Form - Over 40 paid positions available this year. The positions available perform a range of functions with the majority being based in the sciences and engineering. Check each for details.
New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY - co-op (2017) enter internship in keyword box under Job Seeker Tools
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, NY - co-op (2018) Naturlist Intern Programs at DEC Education Centers (Five Rivers, Reinstein Woods)
North Carolina State University, Biotechnology Program and Department of Plant Biology, Raleigh, NC - co-op, application (2018) Integrative Molecular Plant Systems Undergraduate Research Experience
North Carolina State University, Department of Plant Pathology, Raleigh, NC - co-op (2017) Kelman Summer Research Internships
North Carolina State University, Soil Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Raleigh, NC - co-op (2017) Basic and Environmental Soil Science Training
Northern Arizona University, Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, Flagstaff, AZ - co-op (2018) Summer Student Internship Program (at several sites, info to be posted in January)
Northern Arizona University, Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research, Flagstaff, AZ - co-op (2017) Environmental Science Research Experience for Undergraduates
Northern Illinois University, Institute for the Study of Environment, Sustainability, and Energy, DeKalb, IL - co-op (2018) Water Quality in the Yucatan Peninsula, in and around Cancun, Mexico (requires passport or US green card)
Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge, Brooksville, MS - co-op (2017) - scroll down to Internships - appear to be unpaid positions

Ocean View Foundation, Block Island, RI - co-op (2016) Summer EcoWorker
Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster, OH - co-op (2017) OARDC Research Internships in Wooster (ORIP) - Select Students link from left hand column under Research Internship Program
Ohio State University, Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, Columbus Ohio - co-op (NOT active yet)
Ohio State University, Department of Plant Pathology, Columbus, OH - co-op (2017) Summer Internship in Plant Pathology - "Internships are available on either the Columbus, OH or the Wooster, OH (OARDC) campus of The Ohio State University"
Old Dominian University, Department of Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, Norfolk, VA - co-op (2017)
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK - co-op, application (2017) Research Experience for Undergraduates studying hydrology, geosciences, and biology at the Cow Creek Stream Rehabilitation Site on the Oklahoma State University (OSU) campus
Oklahoma State University, Biobased Products and Energy Center, Stillwater, OK - co-op, more details (2017) Interdisciplinary Approach to Sustainable Biobased Products and Energy Development
Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma Water Resources Center, Stillwater, OK - co-op, application (2017) "...studies in hydrology, geosciences, and biology at the Cow Creek Stream Rehabilitation Site"
Oregon Health & Science University, Division of Environmental & Biomolecular Systems, Portland, OR - co-op (2017) scroll down to Undergraduate and High School Internships
Oregon National Primate Research Center, Oregon Health & Science University, Beaverton, OR - co-op (2017) Summer Fellowship Program includes research in neurodevelopment, neuroendocrinology, neurodegeneration, cancer, aging, mental illness, brain injury, addiction, obesity, reproductive health, immune response to infectious agents, and stem cells.
Oregon Sea Grant, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR - co-op (2017) Oregon Sea Grant Summer Scholars Program for Undergraduates
Oregon State University, Department of Botany & Plant Pathology, Corvallis, OR - co-op (2016) The Ernest and Pauline Jaworski Fund for Summer Research Experiences for Underserved Undergraduates in Plant Science
Oregon State University, College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Corvallis, OR - co-op (2017) Research Mentors at CEOAS (scroll down to CEOAS Mentors, Summer Internships)
Oregon State University, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport, OR - co-op (2017) Research Mentors at HMSC
Organization for Tropical Studies (consortium of 63 universities and research stations) - co-op (2018) REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) for U.S. Underrepresented Minority Students Summer Programs in Costa Rica

Patuxent Research Refuge, Laurel, MD - co-op (2017)
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA - co-op (2018) Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Climate Science
Pepperdine University, Natural Science Division, Malibu, CA - co-op (2018) "for students who are interested in pursuing a career in biological research, science education, environmental science, or biotechnology"
Perry Institute for Marine Science, Jupiter, FL and Lee Stocking Island, Bahamas - co-op (2017) Marine Science Internship - "Internships are unpaid, however, interns will receive a fully or partially subsidized room (shared accommodation) and board. Transportation to Exuma International Airport (Georgetown, Bahamas) will be the responsibility of the chosen intern. Transportation from Georgetown to Lee Stocking Island will be provided by PIMS
Pierce Cedar Creek Institute, Hastings, MI - co-op (2018) scroll down to Summer Undergraduate Programs Offered by the Institute
Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc, many locations - co-op Search (2018) select Search jobs for current internship opportunities on right side, then select only Internship under FILTER BY JOB TYPE
Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, MA - co-op (2017) most positions listed are not paid
Pocono Environmental Education Center, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, PA - co-op (2018) Environmental Education Intern - Internships are normally 3 to 4 months, but can be 2 to 10 months."
Point Blue Conservation Science, several locations in California - co-op (2017)
Polly Hill Arboretum, West Tisbury, MA - co-op (2017) scroll down to bottom for application details
Portland State University, Portland, OR - co-op, application (2018) Research projects in the following fields are available: ..., Biology and Environmental Science"
Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary, Hubert, NC - co-op, application (2018) "..Veterinary Medicine, Biology, Zoology, Veterinary Assisting, Wildlife Management, Environmental Sciences, Small Animal Management, and/or Wildlife Rehabilitation - does not appear to be a paid opportunity
Princeton University, Graduate School, Princeton, NJ - co-op (2017) Princeton Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (PSURE) - Faculty Mentors include Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Purdue University, College of Engineering, West Lafayette, IN - co-op (2018) some projects are in Environmental Science

Quinnipiac University, Hamden,, CT - co-op (2018) "please check back in January 2018" - The Bronze Age Körös Off-Tell Archaeology (BAKOTA) Project - "..the first two weeks of the research experience will be spent at Quinnipiac University; The remaining four weeks will be spent in eastern Hungary where..."

Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, Wells, ME - co-op (2017) 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" - scroll down to links for application instructions for four different programs: Piping Plover / Least Tern Intern; Botany Intern; Salt Marsh Intern; Outreach Intern
Reiman Gardens, Iowa State University, Ames, IA - co-op (2018) not sure if these are paid opportunities
Riverbend Environmental Education Center, Gladwyne, PA - co-op (2017)
Riverbend Nature Center, Faribault, MN - co-op, more details (2017) Summer Program Naturalist Fellowships - Seasonal Environmental Educator - "For summer positions candidates may be working towards a degree"
Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, Crested Butte, CO - co-op (2018) "The 2018 application will be posted in mid-November 2017" (scroll down to REU Awards)
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Center for Computational and Integrative Biology, Camden, NJ - co-op (2017) REU: Computational Biology Summer Program - ".experimental, theoretical, and computational approaches with a focus on the intersection of the mathematical, computational, and biological sciences" - "..Several research projects (listed under Intellectual Focus) are in areas of ecology
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Graduate School-New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ - co-op, application (2017) Dates: May 30 — August 14, 2017 - Research in Science and Engineering (RiSE) - .Sampling of Research Areas - Environmental and Biological Sciences: Toxicology, Atmospheric Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Ecology & Evolution, Food & Nutritional Sciences, Plant Biology & Biofuels
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, New Brunswick, NJ - co-op (2017) Research Internships in Ocean Sciences
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Newark College of Arts & Sciences and University College-Newark, Newark, NJ - co-op, application (2018) Dynamic Urban Environmental Systems and Sustainability (DUESS)

Samford University, Birmingham, AL - co-op (2017) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program - "research to address questions in ecology, biochemistry, population biology, botany, geography, plant chemistry, molecular biology, cell biology and pathogenesis"
Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc, Ardmore, OK - co-op, application (2018) Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture
Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc, Ardmore, OK - co-op, application (2018) Lloyd Noble Scholars in Plant Science
San Diego Zoo, Institute for Conservation Research, San Diego, CA - co-op (2018) "The application process begins the first week in December each year" - Undergraduate Summer Student Fellowships..."Research Divisions: Applied Animal Ecology, Behavioral Ecology, Conservation Education, Conservation Partnership Development, Genetics, Plant Conservation, Reproductive Physiology, and Wildlife Disease Laboratories"
San Francisco State University, Department of Biology, San Francisco, CA - co-op (2017) Biological Research in Ecological and Evolutionary Developmental Biology BREED
San Francisco Zoo, San Francisco, CA - co-op (2017)
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, Sanibel, FL - co-op (2018) Native Landscapes & Garden Center Internship (6 months in length)
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Thousand Oaks, CA - co-op (2017) scroll down to College Student Intern Position Descriptions - check each for details
Sarett Nature Center, Berrien County, MI - co-op (2017) Intern Naturalist Positions - "To learn if there are currently any intern positions available, contact Dianne Braybrook – Director, Sarett Nature Center, 2300 Benton Center Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022. Please indicate the season(s) you are interested in. For more information about the Nature Center or our internship program, please call Dianne at (269) 927-4832 or email her at"
Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Aiken, SC - co-op (2017) REU in Radioecology
Savannah State University, Department of Natural Sciences, Savannah, GA - co-op (2018) Application Link Coming Soon - Bridge to Research in Marine Sciences
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA - co-op (2017) Scripps Undergraduate Research Fellowship - "... exciting Earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences research"
Sea Turtle Rescue & Rehabilitation Center, Surf City, NC - co-op (2018) "Applications for Summer 2018 will be posted on December 1, 2017" - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Seaworld Parks and Entertainment, locations in CA, FL, PA, TX, VA - co-op (2017)
Seaworld Orlando, Orlando, FL - co-op (2017)
Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Seney, MI - co-op (2017) Visitor Services Internships
Sevilleta Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Site, central NM - co-op (2018) Sevilleta LTER Research Experience for Undergraduates Program
Shannon Point Marine Center, Anacortes, WA - co-op (2018)
Sharing Environmental Education Knowledge (SEEK), MN - co-op (2018) select Internships - Paid under Opportunity Type - many positions located in several states
Shaver's Creek Environmental Center, Petersburg, PA - co-op (2018) select 2018 on "Year you are applying for" on application
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, near Annapolis, MD - co-op (2018)
Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Gardens, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2018) some positions are unpaid
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2018) Minority Awards Program
Smithsonian Science Education Center, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2018) "SSEC will start accepting applications for the summer 2018 internship class on January 1, 2018. The deadline for all applications is March 15, 2018" - "A modest stipend will be provided to interns. The SSEC does not support travel and housing expenses"
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Barro Colorado Island, Panama - co-op (2018) Research Experience in the Tropics
Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Division of Invertebrate Zoology, McLean VA - co-op (2018) Libbie H. Hyman Memorial Scholarship - "The Hyman Scholarship is intended to help support a first meaningful field station experience for a first or second year graduate student, or an advanced undergraduate; to carry on research on INVERTEBRATES at a marine, freshwater, or terrestrial field station"
Southern California Earthquake Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2018) "The Application Period for 2018 Internships will open January 2018"- Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT - co-op, application instructions (2018) Summer Undergraduate Fellows in Plant Health and Protection
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, NH - co-op (2018) Click on Program Intern; Marketing Intern; Guided Discoveries Intern for details of individual positions
State of South Dakota - co-op (2017) State of South Dakota Intern Program - follow Search directions to view opportunities - "Search for internships: Go to our Jobs Page. Click All open positions. Internships are listed on the bottom right corner of the page" - check each position for details
State University of New York College at Oneonta, Biological Field Station, Cooperstown, NY - co-op (2017)
Student Conservation Association, Charlestown, NH (national office) - co-op, application (2018) US Fish & Wildlife Service Career Discovery Internship Program at many locations

Tall Timbers Research Station
, Tallahassee, FL - co-op (2018) scroll down to Internship Opportunities
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX - co-op (2018) Ecohydrology of a Tropical Montane Cloud Forest at the newly constructed Texas A&M Soltis Center for Research and Education near San Isidro in central Costa Rica
Texas A&M University, Department of Oceanograpy, College Station, TX - co-op (2018) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU): Observing the Ocean: hypoxia, harmful algae, oil spills and ocean acidification.
Texas A&M University - Galveston Campus , Galveston, TX - co-op (2017) Ocean and Coastal Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality , Austin, TX - co-op (2018) Mickey Leland Internship Program - not sure if this is a paid program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, TX - co-op (2017) Student Internship Program
The Arboretum at Flagstaff, Flagstaff, AZ - co-op (2017) Environmental Education Intern (paid)
The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Naples, FL - co-op (2018) scroll down to Conservancy Intern Positions: - some positions are for six months, others for three months; some, but not all, require a bachelor's degree; all others require applicant ot be a senior in college
The Echinacea Project, mentors from many locations- co-op (2017)
The Institute for Bird Populations, positions in several locations - co-op (2017) scroll down to Paid Positions - some, but not all, are during Spring Semester or a year-long
The John Innes Centre, (and The Sainsbury Laboratory and The Genome Analysis Centre), United Kingdom - co-op (2018) Undergraduate Summer School - provides UK and non-UK students the unique opportunity to spend the summer on their research programme in plant, microbial and computational biology
The Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester, NY - co-op (2018) Diversity Internship Program (available year round)
Thomas More College Biology Field Station, California, KY - co-op (2017) Summer Research Internships in aquatic biology, ecology and environmental sciences
Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA - co-op (2017)
Trees For Tomorrow, Eagle River, WI - co-op (2017)
Tufts University, Department of Biology, Medford, MA - co-op (2017) "Integrative approaches to studying recognition systems in cells, organisms, and populations"
Tulane University, School of Science and Engineering, New Orleans, LA - co-op (2017) MAterials Research @ Tulane (SMART) Research Experience for Undergraduates - "open to students from two-year junior colleges and undergraduates from four-year colleges who are pursuing engineering or natural science related degrees" - "Participating faculty are members of the departments of Biomedical Engineering..." - "..challenges in materials science and engineering focused on materials for Health, Energy, and Environmental applications"
Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL - co-op (2017) "The application deadline is March 1 annually." - Research Experience for Undergraduates in Integrative Biosciences - several projects are in areas of ecology and plant science

UNAVCO, Boulder, CO - co-op, more details (2018) "Applications (for 2018) will open on November 15" - Research Experience in Solid Earth Science for Students (RESESS)
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Washington, D.C. (and many other locations) - co-op (2017) Student Intern Program - positions may be paid or unpaid
United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR - co-op (2018) scroll down to Special Programs for Students and Recent Graduate - not sure if these are paid positions
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO - co-op, application (2018) SOARS (Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science) - "major in atmospheric science or a related field such as ... biology,... environmental science"
University of Alaska, Anchorage, Department of Biological Sciences, Anchorage, AL - co-op (2017)
University of Arizona, Biosphere 2, Tuscon, AZ - co-op, application (2017) Environmental and Earth Systems Research at Biosphere 2
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AK - co-op (2018) Assessment and Sustainable Management of Ecosystem Services
University of Arkansas, Department of Plant Pathology, Fayetteville, AK - co-op (2018) Adair/Bollenbacher Summer Internship
University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2018) Amgen Scholars Program - Research Areas include Plant & Microbial Biology
University of California at Berkeley, College of Natural Resources, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2017)
University of California at Berkeley, Integrative Biology, Molecular & Cell Biology, Plant & Microbial Biology, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2018) NSF Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program Integrating Biology from Molecules to Ecosystems
University of California at Berkeley, School of Public Health, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2017) Short Term (8 weeks) Educational Experiences for Research in Environmental Health for Undergraduate Students
University of California, Irvine, Department of Chemistry, Irvine, CA - co-op (2017) "Details on the 2017 Chem-SURF Program will be available soon" - "research projects in the fields of ..environmental chemistry"
University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2018) Amgen Scholars Program - UCLA Amgen Scholars Program Faculty include areas of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of California at Riverside, Center for Plant Biology, Riverside, CA - co-op (2017)
University of California at Riverside, Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology and Institute for Integrative Genome Biology, Riverside, CA - co-op (2017)
University of California at Riverside, Graduate Division, Riverside, CA - co-op, application (2017) "Program Term 2017: June 19 - August 11, 2017 – eight weeks" - Mentoring Summer Research Internship Program - "Research Areas Available: Physical, biological, and agricultural sciences"
University of California at San Diego, Office of Graduate Studies, San Diego, CA - co-op, application (2018) Summer Training Academy for Research in the Sciences - Previous Research Project included Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution
University of California, Merced, Sierra Nevada Research Institute, Merced, CA - co-op (2017) Yosemite Environmental Science Research Training REU
University of Central Oklahoma, College of Mathematics and Science, Edmund, OK - co-op (2018) An eight-week program - includes seven weeks in Turkey (based at Uludag University in Bursa)
University of Chicago, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, Chicago, IL - co-op (2018) - MGCB REU Trainers in areas of Plant defense against bacterial infection, and bacterial virulence mechanisms
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO - co-op, application (2018) Summer Multicultural Access to Research Training - Academic areas include Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO - co-op (2017) not offered in 2017 - REU in Environmental Sustainability
University of Colorado, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Boulder, CO - co-op (2017)
University of Colorado, Mountain Research Station, near Boulder, CO - co-op (2017)
University of Delaware, College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Newark, DE - co-op (2017) Summer Institute
University of Delaware, College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, Newark, DE - co-op (2018) Marine Sciences Summer Program at the University of Delaware's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment in the resort community of Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes Deleware
University of Florida, Gainsville, FL - co-op, application (2018) Summer Undergraduate Research at Florida (SURF) - Includes faculty research in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
University of Georgia, Athens, GA - co-op (2018) "We will begin accepting applications for Summer 2018 on Jan. 01" - Population Biology of Infectious Diseases
University of Georgia, Department of Genetics, Athens, GA - co-op (2018) Fungal Genomics & Computational Biology
University of Georgia, Department of Genetics, Athens, GA - co-op (2018) Summer Undergraduate Fellowships in Genetics - "Research in the areas of ...ecological genetics, evolutionary genetics..."
University of Hawaii Hilo, Hilo, HI - co-op, application (2018) Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science
University of Hawaii Manoa, Manoa HI - co-op, application (2018) DNA-based Discoveries in Hawaii’s Biodiversity
University of Hawaii Manoa, Manoa HI - co-op (2017) Environmental Biology for Pacific Islanders
University of Idaho, Department of Biological Sciences, Moscow, ID - co-op (2017) REU Summer Program in Molecular and Organismal Evolution
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA - co-op (2017) Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF-REU) in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology - "cutting edge topics related to environmental and health aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology"
University of Kansas, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Lawrence, KS - co-op (2018) Models in Evolution, Ecology and Systematics
University of Louisville, Department of Biology, Louisville, KY - co-op (2018) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Plant Biology
University of Maine, Forest Bioproducts Research Institute, Orono, ME - co-op (2017) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship at The University of Maine and University of Concepción, Chile
University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Paul S. Sarbanes Coastal Ecology Coastal Ecology Center, Princess Anne, MD - co-op (2018) REU in Marine and Estuarine Science
University of Massachusetts-Boston, Boston, MA - co-op (2018) Coastal Research in Environmental Science and Technology (CREST)
University of Massachusetts-Boston, Department of Biology, Boston, MA - co-op (2018) Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Integrative and Evolutionary Biology
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA - co-op (2018) Undergraduate Marine Biology Research Experience Summer
University of Michigan, College of Pharmacy, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2018) "research experience in the areas of biochemistry, biophysics, cheminformatics, computational chemistry, enzymology, marine biology, molecular biology and plant biology"
University of Michigan Biological Station, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2017) Biosphere-Atmosphere-Hydrosphere Interactions in a Changing Global Environment
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO - co-op (2017) Miller Summer Program in Animal Sciences
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO - co-op (2016) NSF Summer Research Experience in Comparative Biomechanics, Paleontology and Evolutionion
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research in Switchgrass Ecology & Genetics - "internship at one of several universities located across the US"
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE - co-op (2018) Summer Research Programs - Applied Plant Systems
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE - co-op (2018) Summer Research Programs - Bioenergy Systems - Related Fields: Plant Science
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE - co-op (2018) Summer Research Programs - Integrated Agronomic Systems
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE - co-op (2018) Summer Research Programs - Systems Biology of Plant and Microbiome
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Redox Biology Center, Lincoln, NE - co-op (2018) Summer Research Programs - Redox Biology - Related Fields: Plant Pathology
University of Montana, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Missoula, MT - co-op (2017) environmental chemistry with some projects in areas of the life sciences
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Life Sciences, Las Vegas, NV - co-op (2017) Mechanisms of Evolution
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Institute for the Environment, Chapel Hill, NC - co-op (2017) IDEA (Increasing Diversity and Enhancing Academia) Undergraduate Research Experience - "Research opportunities in the fields of Marine Sciences, Geology, Geography, and Environmental Sciences"
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC - co-op (2018) Summer of Learning and Research (SOLAR) Program - Research Areas include Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Plant Biology
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Department of Biological Sciences, Charlotte, NC - co-op (2017) REU Summer Program: Biology and Biotechnology - "Example projects include bioinformatics and whole genome analyses to understand drought resistance of potato crops, generation and study of transgenic soybeans for agricultural use, study of microbial populations for biofuel development or water treatment, use of nanoparticles in bioavailability or environmental impact studies"
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND - co-op (2017) Genes & the Environment: Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) from Rural and Tribal Colleges
University of North Florida, Coastal Biology Flagship Program, Jacksonville, FL - co-op, application (2017) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Coastal Biology
University of Notre Dame, Department of Biological Sciences, South Bend, IN - co-op (2018) Integrative Cell and Molecular Biology - Faculty Projects in areas of ecology
University of Oregon, Biology Department, Eugene, OR - co-op (2018) Research Experiences for Undergraduates Summer Program in Molecular Biosciences - Research areas include molecular evolution
University of Oregon, Oregon Institute of Marine Biology, Charleston, OR - co-op (2018) Exploration of Marine Biology on the Oregon Coast
University of Puerto Rico, Institute for Tropical Ecosystems Study, San Juan, PR - co-op (2018) Research Experience for Undergraduates at El Verde Field Station in Puerto Rico
University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography, Narragansett, RI - co-op, application information (2018) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Oceanography
University of South Dakota, Missouri River Institute, Vermillion, SD - co-op (2018) Sustainable RIVER (Remediating InVasives to Encourage Resilience)
University of Southern California, Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies, Catalina Island, CA - co-op (2018) Coastal Ocean Processes
University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, MS - co-op (2018) GCRL Internship Program - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN - co-op (2018) Microbial Community Interactions and Functions - "Conduct individual research projects in one of ~20 faculty laboratories in the Departments of Microbiology, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Earth & Planetary Sciences, Biosystems Engineering & Soil Science"
University of Texas at Austin
, Environmental Science Institute, Austin, TX - co-op (2018) Research Experience for Undergraduates - Climate Change Impacts in Semi-Arid Regions
University of Texas at Austin, Marine Science Institute, Port Aransas TX - co-op (2017) Not offered for summer 2018 - - REU in Subtropical Marine Ecosystems
University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX - co-op (2018) "..ecology and evolution influencing Chihuahuan Desert biodiversity.."
University of Toledo, Lake Erie Center, Oregon, OH - co-op (2017) Research Experiemce for Undergraduates
University of Washington, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, Seattle, WA - co-op (2018)
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI - co-op (2018) Biological SIGNALS: Information Flow, Exchange, and Storage
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Center, Madison, WI - co-op (2017) Summer Research Opportunities Program for Minority Students
US Department of Energy, Washington, D.C. (several locations) - co-op (2018) DOE Scholars Program (has an internship component) for "students and post-graduates in the following disciplines: Environmental Sciences"
US Fish & Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C. - co-op SEARCH (2018) several positions listed in many different locations; not all are paid positions - most are National Wildlife Refuges

Ventana Wildlife Society, Salinas, CA - co-op (2017) Seasonal Youth Instructor Summer 2017
Vermont Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research - co-op (2018) Basin Resilience to Extreme Weather Events
Vermont Institute of Natural Science, Woodstock, VT - co-op (2018) Avian Care Internship
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps, Waterbury, VT - co-op (2018) Conservation Program positions
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA - co-op (2018)
Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), LabView Enabled Watershed Assessment System, Blacksburg, VA - co-op (2017) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site Interdisciplinary Water Sciences and Engineering
Voyager Outward Bound School, near Ely, MN - co-op (2017) Field Intern

Washington State University, Pullman, WA - co-op (2017) "Our NSF-REU grant is currently pending but we are accepting applications for Summer 2017" - Plant Genomics and Biotechnology
Washington State University Vancouver, Vancouver, WA - co-op (2017) Landscape Ecology and Ecosystem Dynamics in the Columbia River Basin: Integrating Terrestrial and Aquatic Perspectives
Washington University in St. Louis, Tyson Research Center, St Louis, MO - co-op, application (2018) Tyson Undergraduate Fellows Program
Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Detroit, MI - co-op (2015) cancelled for 2016 - RISEUP: Research Internships for a Sustainable Environment with Undergraduate Participation
Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY - co-op, application (2017) "Dates: June – Mid-August (specific dates vary year-to-year)." - REU: Mammoth Cave Upper Green River Project
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, Mill Run, PA - co-op (2017) scroll down to Land Stewardship Department - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Wetlands Institute, Stone Harbor, NJ - co-op (2017) "Please check back for Summer 2017 information in mid-December 2016"
Weyerhauser, headquarters in Federal Way, WA - co-op (2017) select Intern/Co-op under Job Position - positions in several locations
White Memorial Conservation Center, Litchfield, CT - co-op (2017) not a paid opportunity and no housing is offered
Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, St. Augustine, FL - co-op (2017) "REU applications for summer 2017 are accepted Oct 15, 2016 through Feb 12, 2017 - 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 (2016) - not paid
William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute, Chazy, NY - co-op, application (2017) Summer Experience in Agricultural Research
William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute, Chazy, NY - co-op, application (2017) Summer Experience in Equine Management
William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute, Chazy, NY - co-op, application (2017) Summer Experience in Farm Management
Wind Cave National Park, Hot Springs, SD - co-op (2017)
Windsor Mountain International, Windsor, NH - co-op, application (2016)
Wolf Education & Research Center, Winchester, ID - co-op (2017) "Applications for Summer 2017 will be available starting in November 2016"
Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilation Center, Friday Harbor, WA - co-op (2017) "If you are interested in applying for an internship in 2017, please visit this web site again in ~ Nov 2016 for updated information" - not sure if these are paid positions
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA - co-op (2017) "The application period for Summer 2017 will open in mid-November 2016" - Summer Student Fellowship
Woods Hole Diversity Initiative (six Woods Hole science institutions) Woods Hole, MA, - co-op (2017) Woods Hole Partnership Educational Program

Yale University, The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Institute for Biological, Physical and Engineering Sciences, New Haven, CT - co-op (2017) Convergence of Research at the Interface of the Biological, Physical, and Engineering Sciences - faculty affiliated with the program include those in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Ornithology

Zoological Society of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI - co-op (2017) "If you are interested in applying for Summer 2017 Education internships, check back in November 2016 for more information" - Education Internships - NOT sure if this is a paid opportunity