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This website lists opportunities from the larger Co-op/Internship and Summer Research Opportunities in the Life Sciences website that specifically offer experiences in Microbiology or any related field (e.g., virology, infectious diseases, etc)

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.

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Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA - co-op more details (2015) participates in the ORISE Research Participation Programs at the CDC
Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, AL - co-op (2015) 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" - "If you are interested in our program for summer of 2015, please check back frequently for more information, as it becomes available." - Research Areas include: Microbial Biology and Genetics
Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL - co-op (2015) Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Development of Safe Nanomaterials for Biological Applications - Program Mentors include microbiology
American Society for Microbiology, Washington, D.C. - co-op (2016) Undergraduate Research Capstone Program (UR-Capstone 2016) - for underrepresented minority students with Faculty in various universities who are members of ASM
American Society for Microbiology, Washington, D.C. - co-op, application (2016) Undergraduate Research Fellowships with Faculty at their home institution or at a host institution who are members of ASM

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX - co-op, application instructions (2016) "The official dates for the 2016 SMART Program will be May 30 - July 29" - "The application (for 2016) is currently closed. Please check back after Dec. 1" - Summer Medical And Research Training (SMART) Program - includes mentor projects in areas of microbiology
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, West Boothbay Harbor, ME - co-op (2015) Research Experience for Undergraduates: Gulf of Maine and the World Ocean - Research areas include Marine Microbiology
Boston University, Boston, MA - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship - Program Mentors include projects in areas of microbiology
Boston University School of Medicine, Divison of Graduate Medical Sciences, Boston, MA - co-op (2016) ."..for talented undergraduates from minority groups traditionally underrepresented in the biomedical sciences" - Biomedical laboratories that participate in STaRS reside in the doctoral departments and programs - Microbiology
Broad Institute Center for Genome Research, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2016) "The 2016 online application for SRPG will be available soon" - The Summer Research Program in Genomics - "Students spend the summer performing original computational or experimental-based research in labs across the Broad Institute’s research areas, from cancer to infectious disease to computational biology"

Case Western University, Academic Careers in Engineering & Science (ACES) Program, Cleveland, OH - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Research Program (for minority undergraduates) - "The following departments have been open to participation in the program: Molecular Biology and Microbiology
Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2016) 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" - "help grow, isolate, describe, and ultimately name the microorganisms referred to as ‘intraterrestrials.."
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
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2016) Summer Fellowship Opportunities - "The candidate will work on projects associated with developing and applying new methods to characterize and quantitate biochemical markers that are relevant in environmental exposures and chronic diseases"
Colorado State University, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Ft. Collins, CO - co-op, application (2016) click on REU Program at top for a scroll down list of links to more details - "Full participation in the lab of a faculty mentor in the following (and possibly other) departments: - Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology" - "participate in active research in a wide range of areas, including.. Detection of food-borne pathogens"
Columbia University, Biological Sciences, New York, NY - co-op (2016) Amgen Scholars Program - includes Mentors from Microbiology and Immunology
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, Food Science Department, Ithaca, NY - co-op (2016) Food Safety/Microbiology is one selection on Application
Cornell University, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY - co-op (2016) "The application portal will reopen in December for the 2016 program" - Summer Research Scholars Program - "projects in one of four disciplines including; ...Plant-Microbe Biology"
Cornell University, Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences, New York, NY - co-op (2016) "Students apply to the ACCESS summer research program via the (2016) Leadership Alliance Summer Research-Early Identification Program" - Access Summer Research Program - "Students will have the choice of performing research in one of these eight disciplines: Biochemistry and Structural Biology, Cell and Developmental Biology, Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Physiology, Biophysics, & Systems Biology, and Computational Biology and Medicine

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH - co-op (2016) Academic Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - Research Opportunities in Microbiology and Immunology
Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Dauphin Island, AL - co-op (2016) Research Experience for Undergraduates - "Potential research areas include, for example:..marine microbial ecology.."
Dow Agrosciences, Indianapolis, IN - co-op (2016) "Applications will be accepted between August 1 and November 1, 2015 for the 2016 summer program" - "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)
Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship - "Research various disciplines including ... microbiology.."

F. Hoffman-LaRoche, South San Francisco, CA, - co-op (2015) Process Development Summer Internship - "Preferred disciplines: ...Microbiology...'
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: Microorganism Motility in Complex Fluids
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA - co-op (2016) Iincludes Vaccine and Infectious Diseases as one Area of Research

Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI - co-op, application (2016) - "Example study areas include microbial conversion of biomass into fuels..."
Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, WI - co-op (2015) Student Summer Research Fellow - "Past Fellows have worked in obstetrics & gynecology, general surgery, bariatric surgery, cardiology, hematology-oncology, radiology, community & preventive care services, nursing, microbiology research laboratory, bereavement & advance care planning services, and neurosurgery" - not sure if this is a paid opportunity

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution Ft. Pierce, FL - co-op (2015) Summer Internship Program - " a research environment in areas that include:..marine microbiology ..."
Harvard Medical School, Division of Medical Sciences, Boston, MA - co-op (some 2015 dates) (2016) Application (through Leadership Alliance Early Identification Program) is for 2016 - Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program - "Summer research opportunities will be available in a variety of biological and biomedical sciences including (but not limited to): cellular and developmental biology, cell cycle regulation, stem cell biology, studies of blood cells, cancer biology, endocrinology, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, genetics, neuroscience, receptor structure and function, transmembrane signaling mechanisms, and virology."
Harvard School of Public Health, Division of Biological Sciences, Boston, MA - co-op (2016) Summer Program in Biological Sciences in Public Health - "Disease areas include infections (TB, Chagas disease, and Malaria), .."
Harvard University, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2015) Molecules Cells and Organisms Summer Internship Program - includes Microbiology
Hope College, Biology Department, Holland, MI - co-op (2015) "Apply beginning December 10. Application deadline is February 13, 2015." - "Research opportunities in Role of Endophytic Fungi in Managed and Natural Ecosystems"

Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN - co-op (2015) Undergraduate Research for Prospective Physician-Scientists and Physician-Engineers - "open to undergraduate students who have completed their freshman or sophomore year of course work with a background in biology" - "Opportunities for research are expected to be available in basic science disciplines include Microbiology and Immunology
Institut Pasteur, Paris, France - co-op (2016) "See the Application Form the list of 2016 participating labs" - The Undergraduate Internship Program - research areas include Microbiology, Parasitology and Mycology, Infection and Epidemiology
International Undergraduate Summer School 2016, United Kingdom - co-op (2016) "The John Innes Centre, The Sainsbury Laboratory and The Genome Analysis Centre provide UK and non-UK students the unique opportunity to spend the summer on their research programme in plant, microbial and computational biology."
Iowa State University, Ames, IA - co-op (2014) Molecular Biotechnology & Genomics - "..molecular biology, biotechnology and genomics of animals, microbes and plants
Iowa State University, Center for Biorenewable Chemicals, Ames, IA - co-op (2016) some research projects in areas of Microbiology
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 - " Disciplines commonly providing opportunities include plant pathology and microbiology

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.."

Keck Graduate Institute, Claremont, CA - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Program - ".. research in the areas of applied molecular and cellular biology, bioengineering, computational biology.." - not sure if this is a paid opportunity - several Project Descriptions are in areas of microbiology

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
Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Department of Genetics, New Orleans, LA - co-op (2016) "Applications for the 2016 Summer Program will be available in January 2016" - Research Experiences for Underrepresented Minority Undergraduates in Basic Sciences - "The program matches students with faculty members from one of LSUHSC's Departments of Basic Sciences: Microbiology, Immunology, Pathology
Loyola University Health System, Stritch School of Medicine, Dept of Microbiology & Immunology, Chicago, IL - co-op (2016)

Magee Women's Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (2016) College Student Summer Internship Program - "Research Areas: Development & Regenerative Medicine, Female Cancer, Gynecology, Infectious Disease, Pregnancy, Reproductive Physiology, Gonadal Biology & Fertility, and Women’s Health"
Marine Resources Division, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Fort Johnson Complex, SC - co-op, application process (2015) "Minorities in Marine and Environmental Sciences (MIMES) Internship Program - "Mentors experienced in various fields of marine, environmental and coastal ocean science (including...microbiology..)"
Marquette University, Department of Biology, Milwaukee, WI - co-op (2016) Summer Research Program - Summer Research Mentors in microbiology..
Marquette University, Department of Biology, Milwaukee, WI - co-op (2016) NSF-CMB: Undergraduate Research in Cellular and Molecular Biology - Summer Research Mentors in microbiology..
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Biology and Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2016) "The application period open in November for the 2016 program" MIT Summer Research Program in the Biological Sciences, Neuroscience, and Biomedical related fields - Areas of research are very diverse and include Microbiology, Infectious Diseases"
Medical University of South Carolina, College of Graduate Studies, Charleston, SC - co-op, more details (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research Program - Research Areas include Microbiology and Immunology
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI - co-op (2016) Plant Genomics Summer Research Program - "..studies of plant-microbe --- interactions....insight into photosynthetic microbes, including algae and bacteria"
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 Microbials Discovery Intern-014TL
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA - co-op (2016) "We will open up the application process for summer 2016 in late November 2015." - not sure if this is a paid opportunity - Potential project areas include Microbiology
Morehouse College, Public Health Sciences Institutes, Atlanta, GA - co-op, application (2015) scroll down using arrows in shaded areas lower right side under image, then scroll down or up for more details - "..control and prevention of disease and leads such efforts against malaria, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis.
Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota FL - co-op (2016) "The 2016 REU application will be posted online in January" - Research Experience for Undergraduates - includes Marine microbiology program
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY - co-op, application (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research Program - Areas of Research include microbiology

National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD (and other locations) - co-op (2014) "the 2015 application will become available in mid-November" - Brief Program Summary for participating NIH organizations includes National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Naval Medical Research Unit, Dayton, OH - co-op, application (2015) "Discipline(s): toxicology, neurobiology, virology, biochemistry, molecular biology, epidemiology, or other related fields."
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 - "..developing skills in chemistry, physics, microbiology, ecology, geology, and hydrology.."
North Carolina State University, Department of Plant Pathology, Raleigh, NC - co-op (2016) Kelman Summer Research Internships - "The complex interactions of microbes and hosts make Plant Pathology a stimulating and versatile biological discipline"
Northeastern University, College of Science, Boston, MA - co-op (2016) "The application portal for 2016 will open by January 1 – thanks for your patience!" - Research projects include: Examining the link between biofilm disassembly and DNA damage response (in E. coli); Antibiotic Discovery
Novozymes, Franklinton, NC - co-op (2016) R&D and Technical Service Internships - "...focusing in... microbiology..."

Ohio State University, College of Medicine, Medical Sciencist Training Program, Columbus, OH - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Course Creating Excellence in Scientific Study (SUCCESS) - SUCCESS Faculty Research Areas include Infection and Immunity
Oregon National Primate Research Center, Oregon Health & Science University, Beaverton, OR - co-op (2016) 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 - "We welcome applications from students with backgrounds and interests in...microbiology..."

Plum Island Animal Disease Center, Orient Point, NY - co-op (2016) Research Participation Program - Biodefense Research Opportunities in Foreign Animal Disease - "be completing an undergraduate (B.A., B.S. or equivalent) degree in microbiology, immunology, molecular biology, virology, epidemiology, computational biology, biostatistics, or other discipline related to foreign animal diseases"
Purdue University, School of Veterinary Medicine, West Lafayette, IN - co-op (2015) Veterinary Scholars Summer Research Program - "..summer research fellowships for ... undergraduate students.." -"Applicants may indicate preference for research in any of the following areas: infectious diseases "

Rockefeller University, New York, NY - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program - "a broad range of areas including ... virology and microbiology"
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, New Brunswick, NJ - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - not sure if this is a paid opportunity - Research Projects include Cell growth and cell death regulation in bacteria; Functional and structural characterization of apoptotic proteins in E. coli and pathogenic bacteria; Structure/function analysis of bacterial signal transduction pathways
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Newark, NJ - co-op (2016) Summer Research Experience for Undergraduate Students - research areas include Microbiology

Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Studies, New York, NY - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research Program - "Students may work with faculty in the disciplines of Biochemistry, Biomedical Imaging, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Developmental Genetics, Genome Integrity, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Oncology and Tumor Immunology, Molecular Pharmacology, Neuroscience and Physiology, Pathobiology and Translational Medicine, Stem Cell Biology"
Samford University, Birmingham, AL - co-op (2015) Research Experience for Undergraduates Program - research to address questions in ecology, biochemistry, population biology, botany, geography, plant chemistry, molecular biology, cell biology and pathogenesis"
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 or Site Participants include areas of Microbiology
SETI Institute, Mountain View, CA - co-op (2016) "Applications for Summer 2016 will open December 2015" - Research Experience for Undergraduates program for highly motivated students interested in astrobiology research; "..spanning the field of astrobiology, from microbiology.."
Shannon Point Marine Center, Anacortes, WA - co-op (2016) "..research projects have included work on ---; marine microbial ecology..."
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Marine Resources Division, Columbia, SC - co-op (2015) Minorities in Marine and Environmental Sciences (MIMES) Internship Program - "Mentors experienced in various fields of marine, environmental and coastal ocean science (including...microbiology..)"
South Dakota State University, Department of Biology and Microbiology, Brookings, SD - co-op (2015) Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Projects on Bioenergy
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA - co-op (2016) Stanford Summer Research Program/Amgen Scholars Program - participating departments include Microbiology & Immunology
State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY - co-op (2016) CLIMB Undergraduate Program for Summer Research - Participating Schools and Departments include: Microbiology and Immunology
State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - "You will conduct research as part of a research team in one of our participating departments - Microbiology and Immunology

Texas A&M University Health Science Center, College of Medicine College Station, TX - co-op (2016) "Application for 2016 will open soon" - Summer Undergraduate Research Program - Microbial Pathogenesis and Immunology is one Basic Sciences department involved
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Lubbock, TX - co-op, application (2016) Summer Accelerated Biomedical Research Internships - Previous Mentors included Infectious Diseases
Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson College of Graduate Studies, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2016) Participating Programs include Microbial Pathogenesis
Tulane National Primate Research Center, Covington, LA - co-op (scroll down to Undergraduates) (2016) "Application deadline is February 1 of each year" - "Positions will be available in each of the following five Divisions of the TNPRC: Bacteriology & Parasitology,... Microbiology"
Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL - co-op (2014) Integrated Biosciences Research Experience for Undergraduates - "research in...plant genomics, biocomplexity in the environment, bioinformatics, animal sciences and cell & molecular biology" - ".. determining the consequences of genetically-modified sweetpotato (Plant Genomics, Plant Sciences) on soil microbial biodiversity (Soil Science, Soil Microbiology, Genetics)."

University of Arkansas, Program in Cell and Molecular Biology, Fayetteville, AK - co-op (2015) "We plan to apply again in Fall 2014 so check back in February 2015" - Applied Biotechnology in the Life Sciences - REU Program Faculty projects include Foodborne Pathogen Microbiology
University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA - co-op, application (2016) Amgen Scholars Program - Research Areas include Microbiology, ..Plant & Microbial Biology
University of California at Berkeley, Integrative Biology, Molecular & Cell Biology, Plant & Microbial Biology, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2016) NSF Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Cell, Developmental and Evolutionary Biology
University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2016) Amgen Scholars Program - UCLA Amgen Scholars Program Faculty include areas of Microbiology
University of California Davis Health System, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Sacramento, CA - co-op (2015) Hugh Edmondson Summer Research Internship Program - One Internship Project is Intestinal Microbiota and the Presence of Clostridium difficile in Healthy and Symptomatic Patients
University of California at Riverside, Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology and Institute for Integrative Genome Biology, Riverside, CA - co-op (2016)
University of Chicago, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, Chicago, IL - co-op (2016) MGCB REU Trainers projects include Plant defense against bacterial infection, and bacterial virulence mechanisms
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO - co-op (2015) "The 2015 application will be available 01/05/15" - REU in Environmental Sustainability - one Participating Faculty member does research in Environmental microbiology, bioaerosols,acid mine drainage
University of Colorado, Denver, School of Medicine, Denver, CO - co-op, application (2016) Graduate Experience for Multicultural Students Program summer research program - "Participating basic science programs include... microbiology..."
University of Connecticut, Department of Physiology and Neurobiology, Stoors, CT - co-op (2016) - "research opportunities in the areas of renal and muscle physiology; developmental neurobiology, synaptic plasticity and neural circuits; and other areas in molecular and cell biology, microbiology and immunology."
University of Georgia, Athens, GA - co-op (2016) "We will be begin accepting applications for Summer 2016 on January 01, 2016. Check back for descriptions of available projects!" - Population Biology of Infectious Diseases
University of Georgia, Department of Genetics, Athens, GA - co-op (2015) Summer Undergraduate Fellowships in Genetics - "Research in the areas of ...prokaryotic molecular genetics ..."
University of Georgia, Department of Microbiology, Athens, GA - co-op, application (2016)
University of Iowa, Graduate College, Iowa City, IA - co-op (2016) Summer Research Opportunities Program - Available mentors in Microbiology
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Iowa City, IA - co-op (2016) "Please check back in December 2015 for Summer 2016 application information" - Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates in Microbiology
University of Kansas, Department of Molecular Biosciences, Lawrence, KS - co-op (2015) "Areas of research interests range from studies on protein folding and protein design, to investigations of mechanisms of cell-cell communication, cell division and cell migration, to studies on the genetics of complex traits, tissue development, and host-parasite interactions."
University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Paul S. Sarbanes Coastal Ecology Teaching and Research Center, Princess Anne, MD - co-op (2015) REU in Marine and Estuarine Science - Environmental Microbes is one areas of research choice on application
University of Massachusetts-Boston, Department of Biology, Boston, MA - co-op (2016) Research Experience for Undergraduates - Research Topics (subject to change) include Marine microbial and ecosystem ecology, Molecular microbial ecology
University of Minnesota-Morris, Environmental Microbiology and Biochemistry Research Station, Morris, MN - co-op, application (2015) 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 at the University of Minnesota - Morris" - "Research projects on plants, microorganisms, microbioal diversity, xyxtems to produce natural products"
University of Mississippi Medical Center, School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences, Jackson, MS - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - "Students may work with faculty on cutting-edge research in the following disciplines: Microbiology/Immunology and Virology"
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO - co-op, application (2015) Cell and Molecular Biology - "be pursuing a major in biology, biochemistry, microbiology or related fields"
University of Montana, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Missoula, MT - co-op (2016) environmental chemistry - one projects entitled "Small Molecule Drug Discovery from Extremophilic Microbes"
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska Center for Virology, Lincoln, NE - co-op (2016) "We expect to begin accepting applications for Summer 2016 in November 2015" - Summer Research Programs - Undergraduate Summer Research Experience in Virology
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE - co-op, application (2015) M.D./PH.D. Summer Undergraduate Research Program - Participating Programs/Departments include Microbiology
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Pathology/Microbiology, Omaha, NE - co-op (2016) "Application deadline - March 1, 2016" - Summer Undergraduate Research Program
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Life Sciences, Las Vegas, NV - co-op (2016) Mechanisms of Evolution - includes Mentors in areas of microbiology
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Life Sciences, Las Vegas, NV - co-op, more details, application (2015) Tengchong PIRE project with six universities in China (links to each in middle column at bottom of the website) - ".. microbial cultivation and physiology, microbial community activity measurements".. $5,000 stipend. Housing and travel will be covered by the grant"
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 Bacteriology
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Department of Biological Sciences, Charlotte, NC - co-op (2016) REU Summer Program: Biology and Biotechnology - "Example projects include of microbial populations for biofuel development or water treatment..
University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN - co-op (2016) The program welcomes students with backgrounds in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, and Mechanical or Electrical Engineering - " to detect environmental contamination or food adulteration, discover and manage bacterial drug resistance, test pharmaceutical quality, and even diagnose human and animal diseases to impact the lives of people all over the world"
University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Graduate College, Oklahoma City, OK - co-op (2016) Native American Research Center for Health - Participating Programs & Research Areas include Microbiology
University of Oregon, Biology Department, Eugene, OR - co-op (2016) Research Experiences for Undergraduates Summer Program in Molecular Biosciences - Research areas include Microbiology
University of Oregon, Meta Center for Systems Biology, Eugene, OR - co-op, more details (2016) Alaska Oregon Research Training Alliance for undergraduates from Alaskan universities - Research areas include: microbiology
University of Pennsylvania, Biomedical Graduate Studies, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2016) - Microbiology, Parasitology, and Virology are Laboratory Research areas
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Interdisciplinary Biomedical Graduate Program, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (2016) Participating Programs include: Cell Biology, Cellular and Molecular Pathology, Immunology, Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology, Molecular Genetics and Developmental Biology, Molecular Pharmacology, Molecular Virology and Microbiology
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY - co-op (2016) "The 2016 application will open October 1. All 2016 application materials are due by March 1. Students must commit to working for 10 weeks – from May 31 through August 2, 2016" - Summer Scholars Program - program mentors include Immunology, Microbiology and Virology
University of Tennessee, Divison of Biology, Knoxville, TN - co-op (2016) Microbial Community Interactions and Functions
University of Texas Medical Branch, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Galveston, TX - co-op (2016) " almost any area of biomedical research. These include, but are not restricted to: Molecular biology, toxicology, biochemistry, immunology, physiology, virology, genetics, microbiology and pharmacology..."
University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Houston, TX - co-op (2016) Calendar shows 2016 dates - Summer College Undergraduate Research Program - Faculty Mentors in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Houston, TX - co-op (2016) Research Training in the Molecular Basis of Infectious Disease - scroll down to Micro-SURP Summer Undergraduate Research Program
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Dallas, TX - co-op, application (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program - research areas include Microbiology
University of Toledo, College of Medicine, Toledo, OH - co-op (2015) Biomedical Research Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURP) on the Health Science Campus - one Research Program of Interest on the application is - Infection, Immunity & Transplantation
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI - co-op (2015) Integrated Biological Sciences Summer Research Program - several participating departments/programs including: Biochemistry/Biophysics, Bioenergy (microbial conversion of biomass to biofuels), Cellular and Molecular Biology, Computational Biology & Biostatistics, Ecology, Plants, and Environmental Systems, Molecular & Environmental Toxicology, Neurobiology, Virology
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Bacteriology, Madison, WI - co-op (2015) "this program is not currently funded. This page is informational only."
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Bacteriology, Madison, WI - co-op, application (2015) "this program is not currently funded. This page is informational only." - International Undergraduate Research Experience in a biological sciences research laboratory at Mahidol University or Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand
US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Disease, Frederick, MD - co-op, application (2015)

Vanderbilt University, College of Arts and Science, Institute of Chemical Biology, Nashville, TN - co-op (2016) Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates Program in Chemical Biology - "...designed to introduce chemistry, biochemistry and biology students to the research processes..." - Training Faculty include include Microbiology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Summer Science Academy, Nashville, TN - co-op (2016) "Applications for the 2016 VSSA program will open October 1st, 2015. The application will close February 1st, 2016" - The Molecular and Cellular Biology Summer Program - "for undergraduates who are interested in pursuing a career in the biomedical sciences. Participating departments include: Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Microbiology and Immunology, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Neuroscience, Pathology, and Pharmacology"
Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond, VA - co-op (2016) Summer Student Program in Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Public Health Epidemiology
Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University), Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Blacksburg, VA - co-op (2015) Microbiology in the Post Genome Era

Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY - co-op (2016) Research Experience for Undergraduates - Research Projects and Mentors include several in areas of Microbiology
Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL - co-op (2014) scroll down to bottom and click on Apply now to go to a list of available internsihps - Sciences/Horticulture/Zoology Internships include Animals, Science and Environment; Agricultural Sciences/Horticulture -"Suggested Majors for Agricultural Sciences/Horticulture: Agricultural Communication, Agricultural Education, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Agronomy, Aquaculture, Aquatic Biology, Biology, Biotechnology, Botany, Crop Science, Entomology, Environmental Horticulture, Fisheries, Food Science, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Marine Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Ornamental Horticulture, and Plant Science" - not sure if these are paid opportunities - many are at least six months in length
Washington University in St. Louis, Institute for Public Health, St Louis, MO - co-op (2015) TWO Summer Research Programs: Public Health Advanced Summer Education (PHASE) program & Summer Program for Research in Global Health "with support from the Departments of Medicine, Molecular Microbiology, and Pathology and Immunology"
Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Office of Biomedical Graduate Programs, Detroit, MI - co-op (2016) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - "The program provides dynamic research experiences in: Immunology and Microbiology
Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Cornell University, New York, NY - co-op (2016) "Students apply to the ACCESS summer research program via the (2016) Leadership Alliance Summer Research-Early Identification Program" - Access Summer Research Program - "Students will have the choice of performing research in one of these eight disciplines: Biochemistry and Structural Biology, Cell and Developmental Biology, Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Physiology, Biophysics, & Systems Biology, and Computational Biology and Medicine
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI - co-op (2015) Interdisciplinary Research in Environmental Signal Transduction - REU Faculty Mentors and Sample Student Projects include Microbial Toxicology and Global Change Microbial Ecology, Microbial Genetics

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 Microbial Pathogenesis