Co-op/Internships and Summer Research Opportunities
for 2018
Private Companies

All opportunities listed are PAID, unless otherwise indicated

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

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


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

Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL (headquarters; positions in several locations) - co-op (2017) scroll far down to JOB SEARCH (under RESOURCES), select SEARCH JOBS; enter Internship in Keyword box
AbbVie, Lake County, IL - co-op SEARCH (2018) scroll down and click on apply today, select Internship as Job Classification, then scroll down to see any postings - e.g., 2018 Science Internship (Multiple roles)
Alltech, Center for Animal Nutrigenomics and Applied Animal Nutrition, Nicholasville, KY- co-op, application (2016) Research Internship Program - not sure this is a paid opportunity
Allergan, Irvine, CA- co-op (2017) Intern - Immunology
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
AstraZeneca US, various locations- co-op (2017)

Battelle, CBRNE Defense team, Columbus, OH - co-op, application (2018) Biology Intern
Bayer Crop Science, various locations - co-op SEARCH (2018) Select Student from scroll down Career Level under Job Search at top of right side column - review details for any intern positions listed, including location
Beckman Coulter, various locations - co-op SEARCH (2018) enter Internship in Keywords box an delete any Location and Radius entries
Becton, Dickinson and Company, several locations - co-op Search (2017) enter Internship in Search our Jobs box
Biogen, Cambridge, MA & Research Triangle Park, NC - co-op (2018) scroll down and click on view all current openings - check each position listed for details
bio-techne, Minneapolis, MN - co-op SEARCH (2017) enter Internship in search box
Boehringer Ingelheim, Corp., several locations - co-op Search (2018) enter internship in Keywords box at top left

Cargill, Inc., several locations - co-op SEARCH (2018)
Clarke Mosquito Control, Roselle, IL - co-op (2016) lick on Seasonal Job Opportunities under Open Positions:
Cooperative Resources International, Shawano, WI - co-op (2016) enter internship as keyword
Covance, various locations - co-op (2018) Scroll down and click on Internship Program Learn More, then enter internship in "Start your job search here" box

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)"

F. Hoffman-LaRoche, several locations - co-op SEARCH (2018) insert Internship in box under Global Job Search (can then expand list by clicking on load more... link at bottom of list)

Genentech, South San Francisco, CA - co-op SEARCH (2018) Select Internship/Student under All Job Types at top
Genentech, South San Francisco, CA - co-op (2018) Process Development Summer Internship - "Preferred disciplines: chemical and biochemical engineering, biomedical engineering, bioengineering, pharmaceutical engineering, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, microbiology, biology, or related disciplines"
Gilead, Foster City, CA (headquarters) and other locations - co-op SEARCH (2017) enter internship in keyword box
GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, NC; Philadelphis, PA and other sites - co-op (2017) enter internship in keywords box

Infinity Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA - co-op SEARCH (2017) enter Internship in Search box
Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Carlsbad, CA - co-op (2017) Intern Program

J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, CA - co-op (main Internship information site) (2017) select Application Process from left hand column, then scroll down and click on View Job Opportunities - several Intern positions are listed, view each for details - "for students with an interest in science education, microbiology, infectious disease, and genomics"
Johnson & Johnson, several locations - co-op (2018) enter internship in Search Jobs by Keywork or Location - look at each postion for details: several difffeent majors are qualified, including Biomedical Engineering; Biology; Molecular Biology; Biotechnology; Microbiology

Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, Waltham, MA - co-op, application (2018) "The MLSC accepts applications through its website year-round – there is no application deadline" - 12-week internships with companies in Massachusetts - participants must be attending a college or university in Massachusetts or be a Massachusetts resident
Merck & Co., Inc, several locations - co-op Search (2018) scroll down and click on review and apply to open Internships & Co-Ops. under APPLY NOW - check each position for details
Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2018) Monell Science Apprenticeship Program - "...for undergraduate students in the Philadelphia area"
Monsanto (several locations) - co-op Search (2018) enter internship in Keyword box; leave location and radius blocks blank - view details of each opportunity displaye

Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Emeryville, CA, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2018) "Application Deadline: December 15th, 2017"- scroll down to Scientific Summer Scholars Program and scoll down further for Online Application instructions
Novozymes, Franklinton, NC - co-op (2017)

Pfizer, several locations - co-op (2018) "The program will reopen in January 2018" - Summer Student Worker Program
Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc, many locations - co-op Search (2018) select Search jobs for current internship opportunities on right side, then select only Internship under FILTER BY JOB TYPE
Proctor & Gamble, Cincinnati, OH (and other locations) - co-op SEARCH (2018) select Internship under Job Type in left hand column - many require completion of a degree (check each position for details)
Proctor & Gamble, Cincinnati, OH (and other locations) - co-op (2018) Research Technician Paid Internship (Co-op) - Research & Development-RND00003585

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., Rensselaer, NY and Tarrytown, NY- co-op SEARCH (2018) enter Intern in Search Jobs block in upper right corner - check details for each position (some reuire a graduate degree)
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., Tarrytown, NY - co-op (2018) Oncology Co-op, Spring and Summer 2018
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., Tarrytown, NY - co-op (2018) Purification Development Intern, Summer 2018
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., Tarrytown, NY - co-op (2018) only for students in a MASTER'S program in Bioinformatics - Spring/Summer 2018 (7 months)

Sanofi Genzyme Corp, several locations - co-op (2017) select Search Internships & Co-Op positions - some are for 6 months (Spring/Summer)

Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Deerfield, IL - co-op SEARCH (2018) enter Internship in the Keywords box - some positions require a post-baccalureate degree - not sure if all are paid
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME - co-op (2017) Summer Student Program - research areas
Thermo Fisher Scientific (various locations) - co-op Search (2018) enter Internship in Keyword box
Thermo Fisher Scientific, South San Francisco, CA - co-op (2018) Human Identification Group R&D Summer Intern
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Rockford, IL - co-op (2018) R&D Intern, Antibodies

Weyerhauser, headquarters in Federal Way, WA - co-op (2018) select Intern/Co-op under Job Position - positions in several locations