Co-op/Internships and Summer Research Opportunities
for 2017

Animal & Plant Biology
Marine Science

All opportunities listed are PAID, unless otherwise indicated

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A LOT of opportunities are also posted on websites maintained by
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 (2016) scroll down to Volunteer and Internship Opportunities - Education Internship
Adirondack Mountain Club, Lake Placid, NY - co-op (2016) scroll down to Seasonal Positions and select Summer Naturalist Intern
Agricultural Research Service (USDA), Washington, D.C. (and other locations) - co-op (2015)
Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, AL - co-op (2016) "Please check back ... for application information for next year's (2016) program!" - 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 (2016) Conservation Internships - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Alaska Department of Natural Resources, several locations in Alaska - co-op (2016) Summer 2016 Positions - check details for each position for informatino regarding stipend, housing, etc.
Alaska SeaLife Center, Seward, AK - co-op (2016) not paid opportunities; housing is provided
Alaska Space Grant Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK - co-op (2017) Summer Intern Program - "..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 (2017) "The fellowship announcement is posted in mid-late November to hire for the following February" to fill our 9 month internship positions which will have a February 1st start date"
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 (2017) 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 Geological Institute, Washington, DC - co-op, application (2016) scroll down to Summer Internship (12 weeks) - Application Deadline March 15 - Geoscience Policy Internship
American Horticultural Society's River Farm, Alexandria, VA - co-op (2017)
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 (2016) Fellowship to support research at student's home university
Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, FL - co-op (2017) Research Internships in the Avian Ecology Lab - opportunities are 6-8 months in length
Arizona Game and Fish Department, positions throughout Arizona - co-op (2016) "students interested in summer employment, must apply via our recruitment site, Click "search for jobs" and then select "Game and Fish Department" from the agency dropdown; select 20223 STATE GOVERNMENT INTERN-2016 SUMMER INTERNSHIPS
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 (2016) 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 (2016)

Bailey Nurseries, St Paul, MN - co-op (2017) contact information provided
Baker University, Baldwin City, KS - co-op (2016) In the Canopy with Wheelchairs & Tardigrades
Bald Head Island Conservancy, Bald Head Island, NC - co-op (2016)
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, Bermuda Islands - co-op (2016) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, West Boothbay Harbor, ME - co-op (2016) Research Experience for Undergraduates: Gulf of Maine and the World Ocean
Blandy Experimental Farm, State Arboretum of Virginia, Boyce VA - co-op (2016)
Boise State Univeristy, Boise, ID - co-op (2016) REU-Raptor Research
Boston Museum of Science, Boston, MA - co-op (2016) click on internship application site to view our open opportunities - some positions are not paid
Boston University, Boston, MA - co-op (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 (2016)
Bradford Woods, Martinsville, IN - co-op (2016)
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 (2016) Conservation Education Fellowship
Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, WY - co-op (2016) 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 (2016) Biological Illustration Internship
California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA - co-op (2016) Summer Systematics Institute

California State University Monterey Bay, Seaside, CA - co-op (2017) Ocean Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Calloway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA - co-op (2016) scroll down to INTERNSHIPS - not sure if these sre paid opportunities
Catalina Island Conservancy, Avalon, CA - co-op (2016) Summer Naturalist
Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve, University of Minnesota, 35 miles north of Minneapolis, MN - co-op, application (2016) Plant Community Ecology Internship
Center for American Archeology, Kampsville, IL - co-op (2016) Women in Archeology Internship Program
Center for Coastal Margin Observation and Prediction, Beaverton, OR - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Internship
Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2017) "We expect applications for the 2017 internships to open in November." - for "Undergraduates from community colleges" - "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 (2016) "The application period for the 2016 Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health internship will open in mid-October" - Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health
Center for the Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology, Duke University, Durham, NC - co-op (2016) 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 (2016)
Central Caribbean Marine Institute, Cayman Islands in the central Caribbean Sea - co-op (2016) Research Experience for Undergraduates: Coral Reef Biodiversity and Resilience at the Little Cayman Research Centre
Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI - co-op, application (2016) CMU Great Lakes Summer Research for Undergraduates Program at the Biological Station on Beaver Island in northern Lake Michigan
Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Annapolis, MD - co-op (2016)
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD - co-op (2017) "Please check back Fall 2016 for Summer 2017 opportunities"
Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL - co-op (2017) "will begin accepting applications for 2017 this fall (most likely mid-October)" - Conservation and Land Management (five-month position)
Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL - co-op (2016) REU - Plant Biology & Conservation Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Chincoteague, VA - co-op (2016) not sure if these are paid opportunities
Christian Brothers University, Memphis, TN - co-op (2016) "Applications for Summer 2016 will be available soon!" - Minority International Research Training (MIRT) program - Research projects in Brazil, 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 (2016) CincyNature Summer Day Camp Counselor at the Cincinnati Nature Center’s Rowe Woods site in Milford, OH
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 (2016) click on Seasonal Job Opportunities under Open Positions:
Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY - co-op (2016) Environmental Science and Engineering - Advancing Sustainable Systems and Environmental Technologies to Serve Humanity
Clemson University, College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, Clemson, SC - co-op (2016) NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates: From Genomes to Phenomes - Exploring Function Across Scales
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, Cleveland, OH - co-op (2016) Animal Keeper Seasonal Program
Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, OH - co-op, application (2016)
Colby College, Waterville, ME - co-op (2017) "Applications for the Summer 2017 program will be available starting in November 2016" - 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 (2017) Undergraduate Research Program - "Research at CSHL focuses on:....Plant biology...."
College of Charleston, Grice Marine Laboratory (Fort Johnson Summer Research Program), Charleston, SC - co-op (2017) "The Fort Johnson REU program is back for summer 2017! We are currently in the process of arranging mentors and project descriptions before making application materials available. Please check back for updates" - Summer Research in Marine Organism Health
Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels, four locations in Colorado - co-op (2016)
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 (2016) Field Instructor Intern
Cora Hartshorn Arboretum & Bird Sanctuary, Short Hills, NJ - co-op (2016) Summer Camp Educators - not sure if there are paid opportunities
Cornell University, Boyce Thompson Institute, Ithaca, NY - co-op (2017) "Application season for the 2017 internship program will begin in November 2016" - two internships listed: Plant Genome Internship, Bioinformatics Internship
Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Plant Pathology & Plant Microbe Biology, Ithaca, NY - co-op (2016) Microbial Friends & Foes Research Experience for Undergraduates
Cornell University, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY - co-op (2017) "The Application ... will reopen for 2017 in December" - Summer Research Scholars Program

DAAD Rise Germany - co-op (2017) "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"
Dallas Zoo, Dallas, TX - co-op (2016) College Internship Program - not a paid opportunity
Daniel Smiley Research Center at the Mohonk Preserve, New Paltz, NY - co-op (2016) Schaefer Research Internship
Daniel Smiley Research Center at the Mohonk Preserve, New Paltz, NY - co-op (2016) Thom Scheuer Land Management Internship
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH - co-op (2017) "Online Application (for 2017) Will Open in November 2016" - Academic Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - Research Opportunities in Earth Sciences; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Dauphin Island, AL (and other locations) - co-op (2016) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Northern Gulf Institute (NGI) Diversity Internship - does not appear to be a paid opportunity
Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Dauphin Island, AL - co-op (2016) Research Experience for Undergraduates
Delaware Nature Society, Ashland Nature Center, Hockessin, DE - co-op (2016) Summer Internships
Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO - co-op (2016) Internship Opportunities
Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, CO - co-op (2016) Wildflower Book Internship - "be currently enrolled in horticulture or horticulture-related college programs and have completed sophomore year of college with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. To be considered for this internship, applicants must have a strong background in plant taxonomy and botany and be proficient in using a botanical key"y"
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, MO - co-op (2017) "Applications for the 2017 summer program will be available in November, 2016"
Dow Agrosciences, Indianapolis, IN - co-op (2017) Science Intern, Laboratory Based Research - "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 (2016) 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 (2016)
Duke University, Organization for Tropical Studies, Durham, NC - co-op (2016) Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Tropical Biology in Costa Rica
Duke University, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham, NC - co-op (2016)
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 (2016) 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 (2016)
EcoInformatics Summer Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR - co-op (2016) at the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest near near Blue River, OR
Edmund Niles Huyck Biological Research Station, Rensselaerville, NY - co-op (2016) Eugene Odum Internship in Field Ecology -"The internship is unpaid, however housing and equipment is provided and there is opportunity for paid work prior to the start of the internship"
Emory University, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - potential mentors include Environmental Studies
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 (2017)
Environmental Internships in Minnesota (2016) select Internships - paid under Opportunity Type - paid internships in Minnesota
Environmental Law Institute, Washington, DC - co-op (2016) Research & Publications Intern - Compensation is not available, but a small transportation stipend is provided"

Fairfax County Virginia, VA - co-op (2016) - several opportunities listed - some may not be paid: check each link for specific details
Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL - co-op (2016) Research Experience for Undergraduates
Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL - co-op (2016) 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 (2016)
Friday Harbor Laboratory, San Juan Island, WA - co-op (2017) Integrative Biology and Ecology of Marine Organisms

George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia - co-op (2017) 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 (2016) 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 (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) enter intern in keyword box and select Great Basin Institute under Program
Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI - co-op, application (2017)
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 (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 (2016)

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution Ft. Pierce, FL - co-op (2016) Summer Internship Program
Harvard Forest, Petersham MA - co-op (2017) "The online application system for summer 2017 will open on Monday, December 3, 2016" - Summer Research Program
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
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
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 (2016)
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 (2017) scoll down to Undergraduate Education - "Please learn more about this program from the Maryland Sea Grant website - "Please check back between November 20, 2016 and February 15, 2017 to apply for the Summer 2017 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 (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
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

Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory
, Idaho Falls, ID - co-op (2017) Undergraduate Internships - University/College Internships - Application for 2016 Fall/Winter and 2017 Spring/Summer
Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Springfield, IL - co-op (2016) 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, 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)
Institute for Applied Ecology, Corvallis. OR - co-op (2016) Conservation Research Paid Internships
Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY - co-op (2016)
International Crane Foundation, Baraboo, WI - co-op (2016)
International Exotic Animal Sanctuary
, Boyd, TX - co-op (2017) Vehicles, housing and stipend are provided
International Undergraduate Summer School 2017, United Kingdom
- co-op (2017) "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 (2017) "Applications for the 2017 intern crew are due Jan. 22, 2017" - Land Stewardship Internships - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, Des Moines, IA - co-op (2017) "Applications for our 2017 summer crew are due Feb. 3, 2017" - Blufflands Land Stewardship internships - not sure if these are paid opportunities
Iowa State University, Center for Biorenewable Chemicals, Ames, IA - co-op (2017) "Details regarding the (2017) program and application submission process will be available in December 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 evolution and organismal biology, horticulture; natural resource ecology and management
Iowa State University, Reiman Gardens, Ames, IA - co-op (2017) "Visit again in November of 2016 for the summer of 2017 internship program" - not sure if these are paid opportunities

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 - scroll down to and click on Summer Intern, Undegraduate – Synthetic Biology - "Our research groups focus on human genomic medicine, infectious disease, plant, microbial and environmental genomics, synthetic biology and biological energy, bioinformatics.."
Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle, WA - co-op (2016)
Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Lothian, MD - co-op (2015)

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 (2017) "Applications for the Summer 2017 program will be accepted beginning on December 16, 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
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

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
Lloyd Center for the Environment, South Dartmouth, MA - co-op (2016)
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
Louis Caldor Center Biological Field Station, near Armonk, NY - co-op (2017)

Marine Advanced Technology Education Center, Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, CA - co-op (2016) 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 (2016) Summer Opportunity for Undergraduate Research
Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA - co-op SEARCH (2016) click on Search MBL jobs, then click on Seasonal/Temporary, then click on Search under Search Jobs - several opportunities will be listed at various locations; check the details for each listing
Marine Physical Laboratory, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA - co-op (2016) 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 (2015) "there will NOT be a MIMES Program in 2016" - "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 (2017) "Please check back between November 20, 2016 and February 15, 2017 to apply for the Summer 2017 program" - marine research on the Chesapeake Bay
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Biology and Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2017) "The online application for the 2017 summer program will open on November 15, 2016" - MIT Summer Research Program in the Biological Sciences, Neuroscience, and Biomedical related fields - "Areas of research are very diverse and include Plant Biology
Medical University of South Carolina, Marine Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences, Charleston, SC - co-op (2015) "Marine Biomedicine and Environmental Science Health Summer Undergraduate Program applications are not being accepted for 2016" - Summer Undergraduate Research Program: Marine Biomedicine & Environmental Health
Miami University (of Ohio), Oxford, OH - co-op (2016) The Ecology of Human-Dominated Landscapes
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI - co-op (2016) Plant Genomics Summer Research Program
Michigan State University, W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Hickory Corners, MI - co-op (2017) "The application for the Summer 2017 KBS Internship Program will open on December 15th" - Summer Internships
Michigan State University, W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Hickory Corners, MI - co-op (2017) "The application for the Summer 2017 KBS REU Program will open on December 15th" - Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, St. Paul, MN (with statewide travel) - co-op (2016) 2016 Minnesota DNR Wildlife Student Internships - not all are paid opportunities (check each for details)
Missouri Botanical Garden, St Louis, MO - co-op (2016) 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 (2016) 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 (2016) Biological Intern – Seabirds and Shorebirds (14 weeks long starting in May)
Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, Chatham, MA (headquarters) - co-op (2016) Piping Plover Intern (14 weeks long starting in April)
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 Monsanto 2016 Corn and Soybean Breeding Internship and Co-ops-013WC
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 (2017) "Please check back in November 2016 for information about our 2017 Internship Program" - not sure if this is a paid opportunityy
Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, VT - co-op (2017) "...12- and 15-week fulltime internships throughout the year with flexible start dates"
Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL - co-op (2017) "Please visit our website in early 2017 for information on next year's program" - Public Horticulture Internship
Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota FL - co-op (2017) College Internship Program - not a paid opportunity
Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota FL - co-op (2017) "Application will open in January 2017 and will be due February 15th" - Research Experience for Undergraduates
Mountain Lake Biological Station, Allegheny Mountains of Southwestern Virginia - co-op (2016)
Mt. Cuba Center, Greenville, DE - co-op (2016) Summer Intern Program - "horticulture, landscape architecture, ecology, or related plant science fields" - "naturalistic gardening, native plants, arboriculture, and land conservation"
Mount St. Helens Institute, Amboy, WA - co-op (2016)
Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT - co-op (2016) Summer Internship Program

Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association,
Nantucket, MA - co-op (2016/2017) several positions (some are for 2017) - check details for each using links in left hand column
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, several locations - co-op, application (2017) "Summer 2017 Term :Application Window: January 9 – February 17" - 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 Arboretum, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2016)
National Audubon Society - co-op (2016) enter Internship in keyword box of the National Audubon Society Career Center for current open positions at several locations - some positions are not paid, check each for details
National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics 2, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN - co-op, application (2016) Sustainable Land and Water Resources
National Council for Science and the Environment, Washington, DC - co-op (2016) several positions/locations listed with many different organizations - check each for details - not all are paid opportunities
National Ecological Observatory Network, Boulder, CO - co-op (2017) "November: Intern project opportunities (for 2017) are announced and the application process opens"
National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN - co-op (2017) 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 (some 2016 information) (2017) "the application for summer 2017 will be available in mid-November"- Summer Internship Program
National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC - co-op (2017) "There will be an NHRE program in summer 2017. New application files will be posted and they will be due in January" - Natural History Research Experience (NHRE) summer internships
National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Washington, D.C. - co-op (2017) Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program - includes summer intership at NOAA facility
National Park Service, many locations - co-op (2016) "Projects for 2016 YLCC internships will be posted by December 7, 2016" - Climate Change Internships - not sure if these are paid opportunities
National Park Service, many locations - co-op (2014) Cultural Resources Diversity Internship Program - not sure this is a paid opportunity
National Park Service, many locations - co-op (2016) several internships listed - some are not paid
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden CO - 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
National Zoo, Washington, D.C, - co-op (2017) Some positions are unpaid - check each opportunity for details
New England Aquarium, Boston, MA - co-op (2016) these positions are not paid
New England Wild Flower Society, Framingham. MA - co-op (2016) some positions may favor applicants who have competed a B.S. degree
New England Wild Flower Society, Framingham. MA - co-op (2016) Native Plant Nursery Internship - position is for six months
New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY - co-op (2016) scroll down to Part Time/Seasonal Openings - not sure if these are paid positions
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, NY - co-op (2017) Naturlist Intern Programs at DEC Education Centers (Five Rivers, Reinstein Woods)
North Carolina Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill, NC - co-op (2016) scroll down to Coker Arboretum-Martha Decker DeBerry Horticulture Internship; Conservation Internship; Horticulture Internship
North Carolina State University, Biotechnology Program and Department of Plant Biology, Raleigh, NC - co-op (2016) "Applications for summer 2016 will be posted in the fall" - 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, application (2016) Basic and Environmental Soil Science Training
Northern Arizona University, Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, Flagstaff, AZ - co-op (2017) Summer Student Internship Program
Northern Arizona University, Merriam-Powell Center for Environmental Research, Flagstaff, AZ - co-op (2016) Environmental Science Research Experience for Undergraduates
Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge, Brooksville, MS - co-op (2017) - scroll down to Internships - appear to be unpaid positions

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN - co-op, application (2016) Higher Education Research Experiences - Eligible Disciplines include Environmental and Marine Sciences
Ocean View Foundation, Block Island, RI - co-op (2016) Summer EcoWorker
Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Wooster, OH - co-op (2016) Select Students link from left hand column under Research Internship Program - OARDC Research Internships in Wooster (ORIP)
Ohio State University, Department of Plant Pathology, Columbus, OH - co-op (2016) 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) "please check back in early 2017 for updates"
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK - co-op (2016) 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 (2016) Interdisciplinary Approach to Sustainable Biobased Products and Energy Development
Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma Water Resources Center, Stillwater, OK - co-op, application (2016) "...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 (2016) 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 State University, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS), Corvallis, OR - co-op (2016) Summer Research Internships 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, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport, OR - co-op (2017)
Organization for Tropical Studies (consortium of 63 universities and research stations) - co-op (2016) Research Experience for Undergraduates in Costa Rica

Patuxent Research Refuge, Laurel, MD - co-op (2016) Urban Refuge Internship (6 months in length) - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (program coordinator), Christina River Basin Critical Zone Observatory, Stroud Water Research Center (University of Delaware) - co-op (2016) at several research locations (see website for location details)
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA - co-op (2017) "We will begin accepting applications for the 2017 Program in December 2016" - Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Climate Science
Pennsylvania State University, Department of Geosciences, University Park, PA - co-op, application (2016) Bushveld Africa-Array REU - "...will travel to South Africa each summer to participate in a field study of the Bushveld Igneous Complex" - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Pepperdine University, Natural Science Division, Malibu, CA - co-op (2017) "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 (2017) scroll down to Summer Undergraduate Programs Offered by the Institute
Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc, many locations - co-op Search (2017) 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 (2016)
Plymouth State University, Center for the Environment, Plymouth, NH - co-op (2016) No longer being offered - Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest: Investigating and Communicating Change in Ecosystems
Pocono Environmental Education Center, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, PA - co-op (2017) 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 (2016)
Polly Hill Arboretum, West Tisbury, MA - co-op (2016) scroll down to bottom for application details
Portland State University, Portland, OR - co-op, application (2016) Research projects in the following fields are available: ..., Biology and Environmental Science"
Princeton University, Graduate School, Princeton, NJ - co-op (2017) Princeton Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (PSURE) - apply through The Leadership Alliance Summer Research - Early Identification Program - "Online Application (for 2017) Will Open in November 2016" - Faculty Mentors include Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Purdue University, College of Engineering, West Lafayette, IN - co-op (2016) some projects are in Environmental Science

Quinnipiac University, Hamden,, CT - co-op (2016) 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 (2016) Summer Internship Opportunities - "Salary/Housing - A living allowance may be provided. Communal, government housing available or intern may provide own housing within commuting distance of Wells, Maine"
Reiman Gardens, Iowa State University, Ames, IA - co-op (2016) not sure if these are paid opportunities
Riverbend Environmental Education Center, Gladwyne, PA - co-op (2016)
Riverbend Nature Center, Faribault, MN - co-op, more details (2016) Summer Program Naturalist Fellowships
Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, Crested Butte, CO - co-op (scroll down to REU Awards) (2017) The updated Application (for 2017) will be posted by the end of November, 2016"
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Center for Computational and Integrative Biology, Camden, NJ - co-op (2015) REU: Computational Biology Summer Program - ".experimental, theoretical, and computational approaches with a focus on the intersection of the mathematical, computational, and biological sciences" - "..research projects will be the modeling of biological systems — ecological, physiological, and molecular"
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Graduate School-New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ - co-op, application (2016) Research in Science and Engineering (RiSE) - Research projects include study nutrient dynamics in marine ecosystems
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, New Brunswick, NJ - co-op (2016) Research Internships in Ocean Sciences
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Newark College of Arts & Sciences and University College-Newark, Newark, NJ - co-op (2016) Dynamic Urban Environmental Systems and Sustainability (DUESS)

Samford University, Birmingham, AL - co-op (2016) Research Experience for Undergraduates 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 (2016) Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture
Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc, Ardmore, OK - co-op (2017) "Applications for 2017 Scholar positions will be available online beginning Oct. 1, 2016" - Noble Summer Research Scholars: An Undergraduate Internship in Plant Science
San Diego Zoo, Institute for Conservation Research, San Diego, CA - co-op (2017) "The 2017 fellowship postings will open December 1, 2016. The deadline to apply for 2017 summer fellowships is January 31, 2017" - 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 (2016) Biological Research in Ecological and Evolutionary Developmental Biology BREED
San Francisco Zoo, San Francisco, CA - co-op (2016)
San Jose State University, Department of Biological Sciences, San Jose, CA- co-op, application process (2016) "Students will be paid $525/week for ten weeks for a total of $5,250 in 2016 " - Research by Undergraduates using Molecular Biology Applications - "Faculty members with expertise in the areas of genetics, molecular evolution, molecular environmental microbiology, neuroscience, cell and molecular developmental biology will mentor students"
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Thousand Oaks, CA - co-op (2016) scroll down to College Student Intern Position Descriptions - check each for details
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, Sanibel, FL - co-op (2016)
Sarett Nature Center, Berrien County, MI - co-op (2016) 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 River Site, Aiken, SC - co-op (2016) Workforce Services - Opportunities for Students
Savannah State University, Department of Natural Sciences, Savannah, GA - co-op (2016) Bridge to Research in Marine Sciences
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
, La Jolla, CA - co-op (2016) Scripps Undergraduate Research Fellowship "... exciting Earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences research"

Seaworld Parks and Entertainment, locations in CA, FL, PA, TX, VA - co-op (2016) enter Intern in Keywords/Requisition #: box - some positions are not paid
Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Seney, MI - co-op (2016) Visitor Services Internships
Sevilleta Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Site, Socorro County, NM - co-op (2016) Sevilleta LTER Research Experience for Undergraduates Program
Shannon Point Marine Center, Anacortes, WA - co-op (2016)
Shaver's Creek Environmental Center, Petersburg, PA - co-op (2017) select 2017 on "Year you are applying for" on application
Sharing Environmental Education Knowledge (SEEK), MN - co-op (2016) select Internships - Paid under Opportunity Type: positions are located in several states
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, near Annapolis, MD - co-op (2017)
Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Gardens, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2017) some positions are unpaid
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2016) Minority Awards Program
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Barro Colorado Island, Panama - co-op (2017) Research Experience in the Tropics
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Barro Colorado Island, Panama - co-op (2016) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Integrative Tropical Biology - program is currently closed
Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology, Division of Invertebrate Zoology, McLean VA - co-op (2016) 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"
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Marine Resources Division, Columbia, SC - co-op (2016) "there will NOT be a MIMES Program in 2016" - Minorities in Marine and Environmental Sciences (MIMES) Internship Program
South Dakota State University, Department of Biology and Microbiology, Brookings, SD - co-op (2015) Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Projects on Bioenergy - "The program is structured into four different focus areas: ..environmental sustainability.."
Southern California Earthquake Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA - co-op, application (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
Southface Energy Institute, Atlanta, GA - co-op, application (2016)
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Holderness, NH - co-op (2016) Click on Program Intern; Marketing Intern; Guided Discoveries Intern for details of individual positions
State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY - co-op (2015) Ecosystem Restoration through Interdisciplinary Exchange
State University of New York College at Oneonta, Biological Field Station, Cooperstown, NY - co-op (2016)
Student Conservation Association, Charlestown, NH (national office) - co-op, application (2017) US Fish & Wildlife Service Career Discovery Internship Program at many locations

Tall Timbers Research Station
, Tallahassee, FL - co-op (2017) scroll down to Internship Opportunities
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX - co-op (2015) 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 (2017) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU): Observing the Ocean: hypoxia, harmful algae, oil spills and ocean acidification.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX - co-op (2015) "..field and/or laboratory research in coastal environments on the Texas Gulf of Mexico coast!"
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality , Austin, TX - co-op (2017) "On January 1, 2017, we will begin accepting online applications for summer 2017 internship assignments in Texas" - Mickey Leland Internship Program - not sure if this is a paid program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, TX - co-op SEARCH (2016) Student Summer Internship Program - first select Clear All Categories, then select only Internship as Category - some positions are not paid
The Aloha Foundation, Inc, Fairlee, VT - co-op (2016)
The Arboretum at Flagstaff, Flagstaff, AZ - co-op (2016) some positions are not paid
The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Naples, FL - co-op (2016) 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 Institute for Bird Populations, several locations (most are in California) co-op (2016)
Thomas More College Biology Field Station, California, KY - co-op (2016) Summer Research Internships in aquatic biology, ecology and environmental sciences
Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA - co-op (2015) Horticultural Internships
Trees For Tomorrow, Eagle River, WI - co-op (2016)
Tufts University, Department of Biology, Medford, MA - co-op (2016) Integrative approaches to studying recognition systems in cells, organisms, and populations

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Washington, D.C. (and many other locations) - co-op, application information (2016) Student Intern Program
United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR - co-op (2016) general position descriptions - not sure if these are paid positions
United Tribes Technical College, Bismarck, ND - co-op (2015) research focusing on restoration ecology, insect behavior and ecological impacts, integrated bison prairie management, effects of oil development of natural resources, conservation biology, and geospatial applications to ecological research.
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO - co-op (2016) 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) please check back for summer 2017 availability
University of Arizona, Biosphere 2, Tuscon, AZ - co-op, application (2017) Environmental and Earth Systems Research at Biosphere 2
University of Arkansas, Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Fayetteville, AK - co-op (2015) Applied Biotechnology in the Life Sciences - REU Program Faculty projects include several aeras of plant biology
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AK - co-op (2016) Assessment and Sustainable Management of Ecosystem Services
University of Arkansas, Department of Plant Pathology, Fayetteville, AK - co-op (2016) Adair/Bollenbacher Summer Internship
University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2017) "Please come back November 2016" - Amgen Scholars Program - Research Areas include Plant & Microbial Biology
University of California at Berkeley, College of Natural Resources, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2016)
University of California at Berkeley, Integrative Biology, Molecular & Cell Biology, Plant & Microbial Biology, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2017) NSF Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Cell, Developmental and Evolutionary Biology
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 (2016) 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 (2016) Mentoring Summer Research Internship Program - Faculty Research Projects include - Faculty Research Projects include Botany and Plant Sciences
University of California at San Diego, Office of Graduate Studies, San Diego, CA - co-op, application (2016) Summer Training Academy for Research in the Sciences - Research Project Descriptions include Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution
University of California, Merced, Sierra Nevada Research Institute, Merced, CA - co-op (2017) We are very proud of the success this program has had and anticipate continuing in Summer 2017! - Yosemite Environmental Science Research Training REU
University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa, Cruz, CA - co-op (2015) research focused on the effects of climate change in terrestrial and marine ecosystems
University of Central Oklahoma, College of Mathematics and Science, Edmund, OK - co-op (2016) 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 (2017) - MGCB REU Trainers in areas of Plant defense against bacterial infection, and bacterial virulence mechanisms
University of Cincinnati, Department of Biological Sciences, Cincinnati, OH - co-op (2016) Sensory Ecology – the study of how animals acquire and respond to information about their environment
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO - co-op, application (2017) Summer Multicultural Access to Research Training - Academic areas include Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO - co-op (2015) not offered in 2016 - REU in Environmental Sustainability
University of Colorado, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Boulder, CO - co-op (2016)
University of Colorado, Mountain Research Station, near Boulder, CO - co-op (2016)
University of Delaware, College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, Newark, DE - co-op (2017) 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
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (program coordinator), Christina River Basin Critical Zone Observatory, Stroud Water Research Center (University of Delaware) - co-op (2016) at several research locations (see website for location details)
University of Georgia, Athens, GA - co-op (2017) "We will be begin accepting applications for Summer 2017 on January 01, 2017" - Population Biology of Infectious Diseases
University of Georgia, Department of Genetics, Athens, GA - co-op (2016) Fungal Genomics & Computational Biology
University of Georgia, Department of Genetics, Athens, GA - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Fellowships in Genetics - "Research in the areas of ...ecological genetics, evolutionary genetics..."
University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI - co-op (2016) Check back in early January for the PIPES applications for 2016" - Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science
University of Idaho, Department of Biological Sciences, Moscow, ID - co-op (2016) REU Summer Program in Molecular and Organismal Evolution
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA - co-op (2016) 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 (2017) Models in Evolution, Ecology and Systematics
University of Kentucky, Ecological Research Facility, Lexington, KY - co-op, application (2016) Suburban Ecology and Invasive Species
University of Louisville, Department of Biology, Louisville, KY - co-op (2017) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Plant Biology
University of Maine, Forest Bioproducts Research Institute - co-op (2016) 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 (2016) REU in Marine and Estuarine Science
University of Massachusetts-Boston, Boston, MA - co-op (2017) "The 2017 CREST REU program, if renewed, will run from June 5 to August 11, 2017" - Coastal Research in Environmental Science and Technology (CREST)
University of Massachusetts-Boston, Department of Biology, Boston, MA - co-op (2016) Research Experience for Undergraduates - Research Topics (subject to change) include Biodiversity, Conservation Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Plant Growth Control, Population Biology, Marine Biology
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA - co-op (2017) "Check back in Fall 2016 for the next year (2017)" - Undergraduate Marine Biology Research Experience Summer
University of Michigan, College of Pharmacy, Ann Arbor, MI - co-op (2017) "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 (2016) Biosphere-Atmosphere-Hydrosphere Interactions in a Changing Global Environment
University of Minnesota-Morris, Morris, MN - co-op (2016) Field and Laboratory Research on Glacial Sedimentology in Brazil & Surficial Geology of West Central, Minnesota for Native American Women
University of Minnesota-Morris, Morris, MN - co-op (2016) International Research Experience: Research Experiences for Undergraduate (REU) Program - Indigenous America to Indigenous Borneo (Malaysia): Adventures in Biology and Biodiversity - "research on the island of Borneo in Malaysia and the remaining time in northern Minnesota near the Chippewa National Forest" - "engaged in cutting edge research in microbiology, ecology, biochemistry and related fields on projects that have cultural relevancy to the indigenous tribes of Borneo"
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO - co-op (2016) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU): Educating for the grand challenges at the intersection of biocomplexity and high-performance computing
University of Montana, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Missoula, MT - co-op (2016) 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 (2016) Mechanisms of Evolution
University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV - co-op (2016) NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) - "The Value of Snow": Summer Research Experiences in Drought Resiliency and Natural Resources Issues in the Sierra Nevada and Great Basin Region
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH and Abisko Scientific Research Station, Abisko, Sweden - co-op (2015) "We will not offer a summer 2016 program"- Northern Ecosystems Research for Undergraduates
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Institute of Marine Sciences, Morehead City, NC - co-op (2015)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC - co-op (2016) "The dates for SOLAR 2016 are Sunday, May 22nd through Friday, July 29th" - 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 (2016) 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 (2016) "Information for next summer will be posted January 2016" - 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 (2016) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Coastal Biology
University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA - co-op (2014) Interdisciplinary Research Experience in Hyperspectral Imaging - "various disciplines such as Physics, Geology, Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Forestry, Geographic Information Science (GIS),"
University of Oregon, Biology Department, Eugene, OR - co-op (2016) Research Experiences for Undergraduates Summer Program in Molecular Biosciences - Faculty and Participating Labs include: molecular evolution
University of Puerto Rico, Institute for Tropical Ecosystems Study, San Juan, PR - co-op (2016) Research Experience for Undergraduates at El Verde Field Station in Puerto Rico
University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography, Narragansett, RI - co-op (2016) Program Dates for 2016: June 6 - August 12 - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Oceanography
University of South Carolina, Marine Science Program, Columbia, SC - co-op (2015) Marine Biogeochemistry - from Salt Marshes to the Deep Ocean
University of Southern California, Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies, Catalina Island, CA - co-op (2016) "Check back here for information about the 2016 program" - Coastal Ocean Systems and Sustainability
University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, MS - co-op (2016) TWO programs offered: NOAA - NGI Diversity Internship Program & GCRL Internship Program
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL - co-op (2015) Summer Program in Interdisciplinary Environmental Research
University of Tennessee, Divison of Biology, Knoxville, TN - co-op (2016) Microbial Community Interactions and Functions - "...Department of Ecology & Environmental Biology.."
University of Tennessee, Tennessee Solar Conversion and Storage using Outreach, Research, and Education, Knoxville, TN - co-op (2015) Research Experiences for Undergraduates
University of Texas at Austin, Environmental Science Institute, Austin, TX - co-op (2015) NOT offered for 2015 - Research Experience for Undergraduates
University of Texas at Austin, Marine Science Institute, Port Aransas TX - co-op (2016) REU in Subtropical Marine Ecosystems
University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX - co-op (2016) "..ecology and evolution influencing Chihuahuan Desert biodiversity.."
University of Toledo, Lake Erie Center, Oregon, OH - co-op (2016) Using the Lake Erie Sensor Network to Study Land-Lake Ecological Linkages
University of Vermont, Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory, Burlington, VT - co-op (2016) Interdisciplinary Research on Human Impacts in the Lake Champlain Ecosystem
University of Washington, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, Seattle, WA - co-op (2016)
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI - co-op (some outdated information) (2016) Application is for 2016 - Ecology, Plant and Environmental Systems Summer Research Opportunities Program
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI - co-op (2016) Integrated Biological Sciences Summer Research Program - several participating departments/programs including: Biochemistry/Biophysics, Bioenergy, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Computational Biology & Biostatistics, Ecology, Plants, and Environmental Systems, Molecular & Environmental Toxicology, Neurobiology, Virology
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Center, Madison, WI - co-op (2016) "Application Deadline for NEXT SUMMER: February 15, 2016 APPLY Starting 11/15/15" Summer Research Opportunities Program for Minority Students
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Biostatistics and Medical Bioinformatics, Madison, WI - co-op (2015) Computational Biology and Biostatistics Summer Research Program - "majoring in ...biology, and have successfully completed at least one year of calculus" - "Eight research programs are woven together into an interdisciplinary learning community through evolutionary theory and the research process including Ecology, Plants & Environmental Systems
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Freshwater Sciences, Milwaukee, WI - co-op, more details (2015) Summer Internships in Aquatic Sciences
US Department of Energy, Washington, D.C. (several locations) - co-op (2016) "The next application period will begin September 15, 2015 and end December 15, 2015" - Scholars Program (has an internship component) for "students and post-graduates for the DOE Scholars Program in the following disciplines: Environmental Sciences"
US Fish & Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C. - co-op SEARCH (2016) several positions listed in many different locations; not all are paid positions - - most are National Wildlife Refuges

Vanderbilt University, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Nashville, TN - co-op (2016) REU: Before and After a Supereruption - "This REU will take place in the desert of western Arizona (for fieldwork) and in the geological sciences departments at Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN) and Mercyhurst University (Erie, PA)"
Ventana Wildlife Society, Salinas, CA - co-op (2016) Three Seasonal Instructor Positions listed
Vermont Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research - co-op, application (2016) Research on Adaptation to Climate Change- at four participating universities in Vermont (Saint Michaels College, Colchester, VT; University of Vermont, Burlington, VT; Johnson State College, Johnson, VT; Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT)
Vermont Institute of Natural Science, Woodstock, VT - co-op (2015)
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps, Waterbury, VT - co-op, application (2016) Conservation Crew Leader Positions
Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA - co-op (2016) "The VIMS REU application is currently being updated for Summer 2016. Please check back around November 16th"
Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), LabView Enabled Watershed Assessment System, Blacksburg, VA - co-op (2016) "Please know we'll offer this program in summer 2016 too. We encourage you to apply then." - Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site Interdisciplinary Water Sciences and Engineering

Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY - co-op (2016) Research Experience for Undergraduates - Research Projects include several areas of ecology
Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA - co-op (2015) Studies in ecology, environmental and conservation biology at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, West Africa
Washington State University, Pullman, WA - co-op (2015) "We will not be accepting any applications for Summer 2016" - Plant Genomics and Biotechnology
Washington State University Vancouver, Vancouver, WA - co-op (2016) 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 (2016) Undergraduate Research Opportunities - "...outstanding students from other universities are occasionally hired for summer research at Tyson"
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 (2016) "Dates: June – Mid-August (specific dates vary year-to-year)." - REU: Mammoth Cave Upper Green River Project
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI - co-op (2015) program has been cancelled - Interdisciplinary Research in Environmental Signal Transduction
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, Mill Run, PA - co-op (2016)
Wetlands Institute, Stone Harbor, NJ - co-op (2016) "Internship Application Form: Coming December 2015 for Summer 2016"
Weyerhauser, headquarters in Federal Way, WA - co-op (2016) select Intern/Co-op under Job Position - positions in several locations
Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, St. Augustine, FL - co-op (2016) "The 2016 online application is open! Program date tba, application deadline is February 15, 2016" - Research Experience for Undergraduates - wide range of projects in many different areas of the life sciences (scroll down to bottom for list of projects)
Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation, Inc., Kendalia, TX - co-op (2016) - not paid
William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute, Chazy, NY - co-op, application (2016) Select Summer Experience in Agricultural Research from left hand column, then scroll down
William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute, Chazy, NY - co-op, application (2016) Select Summer Experience in Equine Management from left hand column, then scroll down
William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute, Chazy, NY - co-op, application (2016) Select Summer Experience in Farm Management from left hand column, then scroll down
Wind Cave National Park, Hot Springs, SD - co-op (2016)
Windsor Mountain International, Windsor, NH - co-op, application (2016)
Wolf Education & Research Center, Winchester, ID - co-op (2016) "The next application for Summer 2016 will begin November 1st"
Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilation Center, Friday Harbor, WA - co-op (2016) "If you wish to apply for an internship in 2016, please visit this web site again in ~ Nov 2015 for updated information" - not sure if these are paid positions
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA - co-op (2016) Summer Student Fellowship
Woods Hole Diversity Initiative (six Woods Hole science institutions) Woods Hole, MA, - co-op (2016) Woods Hole Partnership Educational Program

Yale University, The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Institute for Biological, Physical and Engineering Sciences, New Haven, CT - co-op (2016) 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 (2016) " If you are interested in applying for Summer 2016 Education internships, check back in November for more information. The application deadline for Summer 2016 is February 9, 2016" - Education Internships - NOT sure if this is a paid opportunity