Co-op/Internships and Summer Research Opportunities
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This website lists opportunities from the larger Co-op/Internship and Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences website that are offered by private, for-profit companies in the Life Sciences. Often these companies offer opportunities year-round, usually pay more than most non-profit organizations and universities, and have less "restrictions" on eligibility. However, some of the positions offered by these organizations are routine in nature, although still related to life sciences.

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

Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL (headquarters; positions in several locations) - co-op (2019)
AbbVie, Lake County, IL - co-op SEARCH (2019) enter Internship in Find jobs by keyword box
Alltech, Center for Animal Nutrigenomics and Applied Animal Nutrition, Nicholasville, KY- co-op, application (2019) "Applications are open on a rolling basis with the following deadlines: Summer (May – August) - February 4" - Research Internship Program - not sure this is a paid opportunity
Alpha Genesis, Inc., Yemassee, SC - co-op (2019) 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
AmerisourceBergen (several locations) - co-op SEARCH (2019) enter intern in keyword box
Amgen, Thousand Oaks, CA & Cambridge, MA - co-op (2019) scroll down to Featured Jobs - clink on each link for details

Battelle, Columbus, OH - co-op SEARCH (2019) click on Search Internships and Co-ops
Bayer Crop Science, various locations - co-op SEARCH (2019) 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
Beckman Coulter (subsidiary of Danaher), various locations - co-op SEARCH (2019) select Intern under Job Field
Becton, Dickinson and Company, several locations - co-op Search (2019) enter Internship in Search our Jobs Keywords box and delete any location that might appear
Biogen, Cambridge, MA & Research Triangle Park, NC - co-op SEARCH (2019) select Job Level, then select Internship or Co-op from drop down list - view details for each position listed
bio-techne, Minneapolis, MN - co-op SEARCH (2019) select Internship under Position Type in left hand column
Boehringer Ingelheim, Corp., several locations - co-op Search (2019) select internship under Job Field in left hnd column- view details for each position listed
Bristol-Myers Squibb, Lawrenceville, NJ - co-op (2019) Translational Bioinformatics Intern – Integrative Genomic Analysis

Cargill, Inc., several locations - co-op SEARCH (2019) select Search Internships, then select internship check off box under Job Type in left hand column - check each opportunity listed for details
, Sunnyvale, CA - co-op (2019) Biotechnology Intern
Clarke Mosquito Control, St. Charles, IL - co-op SEARCH (2019) enter internship in the Keyword box - check details for each position (dates, salary, etc.)
Cooperative Resources International, Shawano, WI - co-op (2018) enter internship as keyword
Corteva Agroscience (Agriculture division of DowDupont), Indianapolis, IN - co-op (2019) select desired Function(s) and select Cooperative and Internship as Opportunity Tyype - Summer Internship Opportunities - check details for each position that interests you
Covance, various locations - co-op SEARCH (2019) Scroll down and select intern under Position Type and US under job Location

Eli Lilly & Company, Indianapolis, IN - co-op, more details, application (2019) Drug Discovery and Development Internship

F. Hoffman-LaRoche, several locations - co-op SEARCH (2019) insert Internship in box under Global Job Search (can then expand list by clicking on load more... link at bottom of list) - most positions are overseas
F. Hoffman-LaRoche, Pleasanton, CA - co-op (2019) Summer Intern - Bioinformatics
F. Hoffman-LaRoche, Pleasanton, CA - co-op (2019) Summer Intern - Clinical Operations

Genentech, Oceanside, South San Francisco, Vacaville, CA and Hillsboro. OR - co-op (2019) "Getting a headstart in biotechnology" - then go to Job Search and Select Interns/Postdocs under All Job Types at top
Gilead, Foster City, CA (headquarters) and other locations - co-op SEARCH (2019) enter intern in WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR? box
GlaxoSmithKline, several locations - co-op SEARCH (2019) scroll down to Internships and co-ops and select your relevant choices, then Run Search

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, Washington, D.C. (and at a federal agency or corporation looking for an intern at field sites throughout the country) - co-op (2019) National Internship Program

Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA - co-op SEARCH (2018) enter Internship in "Start your job search here" box
Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Carlsbad, CA - co-op, more details and listing of available internships (2019) Intern Program - application for each position is at the bottom of the position description

J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, CA - co-op, application (2019) Summer Internship Program - JCVI has research programs in infectious disease, mammalian genomics, microbial & viral genomics
Johnson & Johnson, several locations - co-op (2019) enter internship in Search Jobs by Keywork or Location - look at each postion for details: several difffeent majors are qualified, including Biomedical Engineering; Biology; Molecular Biology; Biotechnology; Microbiology, Neuroscience

Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, Waltham, MA - co-op, application (2019) "The MLSC accepts applications through its website year-round – there is no application deadline" - 12-week paid internships with companies in Massachusetts - participants must be attending a college or university in Massachusetts or be a Massachusetts resident
Merck & Co., Inc, several locations - co-op Search (2019) scroll down and click on review and apply to open Internships & Co-Ops. under APPLY NOW - check each position for details
Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2019) Monell Science Apprenticeship Program - "...for undergraduate students in the Philadelphia area"
Monsanto (several locations) - co-op Search (2019) enter internship in Keyword box; leave location and radius blocks blank - view details of each opportunity displayed (may need to scroll a long way down for each opportunity to see details) - Some positions listed as of 11/26/2018: Molecular Breeding Intern, Corn Breeding Intern, Biomedical Engineer Intern, Next Generation Genotyping Intern, Computational Protein Engineer / Data Scientist Intern

Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Emeryville, CA, Cambridge, MA, East Hanover, NJ - co-op (2019) scroll down to Scientific Summer Scholars Program and scroll down further for Online Application instructions
Novozymes, Franklinton, NC - co-op (2019) Process Engineering Internships and Technical Service and/or R&D Internships

Pfizer, several locations - co-op, more details and application (at bottom) (2019) US Summer Student Worker Program - student will "Be responsible for providing own funding for relocation, housing and commuting" - select SEARCH at bottom of page to see types of positions offered
Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc, many locations - co-op Search (2019) select Search jobs for current internship opportunities on upper right side, then select only Internship under FILTER BY JOB TYPE in lower left column
Proctor & Gamble, Cincinnati, OH (and other locations) - co-op SEARCH (2019) click on Search Opportunities, then enter internship in Keyword box, select Student/Internship from Experience Level box, United States in Location box - check opportuunity listed - some may require and advanced degree
Proctor & Gamble, Boston, MA - co-op (2019) Gilette Research Technician Paid Internship (Co-op) - Research & Development
Proctor & Gamble, Cincinnati, OH - co-op (2019) Research Technician Paid Internship (Co-op) - Research & Development

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., Rensselaer, NY, Tarrytown, NY- co-op SEARCH (2019) select a category under CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (e.g., Research and Development); then select Employment Type in left column; then select Student - read details for each position listed - can repeat for a different category under CAREER OPPORTUNITIES......... - some positions require a bachelor's or a post-baccalaureate degree
Reynolds American Inc., Winston-Salem, NC - co-op (2019) Leaf Operations intern

Sanofi Genzyme Corp, several locations - co-op SEARCH (2019) scroll down and select Student Opportunities under Search jobs & apply online; then enter internship in Keyword Search box and clear City, State, or ZIP box - focused on rare diseases, multiple sclerosis, immunology, and oncology

Takeda Pharmaceuticals, San Diego, CA - co-op (2019) after selecting a position description you will need to scroll down a considerable distance or details about the position
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME - co-op (2017) Summer Student Program - research areas
Thermo Fisher Scientific (various locations) - co-op Search (2019) select Internship/Apprenticeship from Category scroll down and US from Country scroll down - check each position for details

Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Boston, MA - co-op SEARCH (2019) select Internship/Co-op Program, right click on Apply Here and select Open in a New Window

Walt Disney Group (several locations) co-op SEARCH (2019) select Search Now
Weyerhauser, corporate headquarters in Seattle, WA - co-op SEARCH (2019) scroll down and select Intern/Co-op under Position Type in left hand column

Zoetis, Parsippany, NJ (US Corporate Headquarters); most co-op opportunities are in Kalamazoo,MI & Richland, MI - co-op (2019) some opportunities require an advanced degree (check each listing for location and details)