Co-op/Internships and Summer Research Opportunities
for 2018
All opportunities listed are PAID, unless otherwise indicated

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The co-ops/internships listed on this page are all located outside of the US. Some are sponsored by US organizations, some by organizations in other countries.

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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"

Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, Bermuda Islands - co-op (FALL term 2017) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program

Brown University, Providence, RI - co-op (2018) "SUMMER 2018 Application- Available November 1, 2017" - Brown University Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training Program in Bangledesh, Brazil, Ghana, India, The Phillipines, Mexico, Ukraine

California State University-Fullerton, Department of Biological Science, Fullerton, CA - co-op (2018) Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training Program at foreign Participating Institutions - not sure if this is a paid opportunity

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

Central Caribbean Marine Institute, Cayman Islands in the central Caribbean Sea - co-op (2018) Internships - 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

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"

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)

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, 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

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, School of Life Sciences, Lausanne, Switzerland - co-op (2018) Summer Research Program in Life Sciences and Technology - "For all undergraduate students from anywhere in the world studying at any university!" - "The working language is English" - "A financial compensation for living and housing expenses are provided for all successful candidates. The majority of travel expenses are covered by program sponsors and the School of Life Sciences."

Hampton University, Hampton, VA - co-op (2018) "The application deadline is February 15th of each year" - Minority Health International Research Training (MHIRT) program at the the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, Egerton University in Njoro, Kenya, and University of Benin in Benin City, Nigeria

Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Boston, MA - co-op, application (2018) Multidisciplinary International Research Training Program (MIRT) "Research opportunities are designed collaboratively with faculty in Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Republic of Georgia, Peru, Mexico, Ecuador, Chile, and Australia - financial suppoart includes: round-trip airfair to foreign institution; monthly stipend; foreign living expenses; health insurance

Institut Pasteur, Paris, France - co-op (2018) "The 2018 summer Call for Applicants will be announced in fall 2017" - The Undergraduate Internship Program

Marine Advanced Technology Education Center, Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, CA - co-op (2017) At-Sea Technical Internship Program 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"

Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY - co-op, application (2017) International Exchange Program for Minority Students in one of six countries in Latin America, Europe and Africa

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)

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

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

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..."

San Diego State University, College of Sciences, San Diego, CA - co-op, application process, application, faculty recomenndation form (2018) "Friday, December 15 2017: Application period closes" - Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training (MHIRT) program at Peru, Taiwan, Uganda

SENS Research Foundation, Mountain View, CA - co-op (2018) "The 2018 SRF Summer Scholars Program application period begins on December 1, 2017" - SRF Summer Scholars Program - "Paid positions/projects are available at six world-renowned research institutions in CA, MA, and Oxford, England

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Barro Colorado Island, Panama - co-op (2018) Research Experience in the Tropics

Spanish National Cancer Centre, Madrid, Spain - co-op (2017) Summer Training Opportunities "open to undergraduate students of any nationality who are in their final two years of studies in the Life Sciences or related subjects (e.g. Biology, Biomedicine, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Bioinformatics). - "Travel expenses and meals will be covered by the CNIO for summer training programme students during their stay at the centre. - Fellowships will be awarded on a competitive basis taking into consideration the student’s academic record and their letter of motivation" - "In addition, students without public health assistance benefits in Spain will be covered with a private health insurance provided by the CNIO for the same period of time (8 weeks)." English is the working language

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

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

Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA - co-op, application (2017) Tulane-Xavier Minority Health International Research Training at four international sites

University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL - co-op (2018) Minority Health International Research Training Program - Research projects in Guatemala, Jamaica, Peru or Swaziland

University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA - co-op (2018) Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training at prestigious international research institutions in Spain, United Kingdom and Mexico

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 Florida, Department of Chemistry, Gainseville, FL - co-op (2018) International Research Experience for Undergraduates in France - "Stipend consists of $6000 for travel, food and miscellaneous + free housing (provided by hosting site)"

University of Lausanne, School of Life Scieces, Lausanne, Switzerland - co-op, application (2018) Summer Research Program for Undergraduate Life Science Students -"The working language is English" - "The majority of travel expenses are covered by program sponsors and the School of Life Sciences. Students are asked to make their own travel arrangements and the SRP coordinator will reimburse the amount once the program starts. In general, up to 1,000 CHF for overseas travel and up to 500 CHF for European travel is covered. Housing is provided in the Lausanne area for the duration of the program. Some funding is available for an excursion and/or social event"

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 Southern California, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2018) Latino Mental Health Research Training Program - "..comprised of an intensive one-week training seminar at USC, and a 10-week training program at Instituto Nacional de Psiquiteria Ramon de la Fuente Muniz in Mexico City, Mexico" - may require excellent Spanish language oral and written skills

Walt Disney Company, various locations worldwide - co-op (2017) intern listing

Walt Disney Company, various locations worldwide - co-op (2017) Sciences/Horticulture/Zoology

Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel - co-op (2018) "The Weizmann Institute of Science's annual Kupcinet-Getz International Science School will accept a select number of outstanding undergraduate students to participate in research projects in mathematics, physics, chemistry and life sciences." Application deadline: December 24, 2017