Upcoming Deadlines

Center for Vector Biology & Zoonotic Diseases at The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station in New Haven, CT

Various positions throughout May – October 1, 2017. To see the flyer and full set of positions available, click here.

Invasive Plant Intern at the Maine Department of Agriculture

The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry seeks an Invasive Plant Biology Intern to assist with mapping, treatment, and monitoring of invasive terrestrial and wetland plants in Maine.

For more information, view the flyer by clicking here.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Prof. Stone (jstone@colby.edu), who will forward your application to the MNAP.

L.C. Bates Museum Summer Internship in Astronomy/Observatory

Responsibilities of this position will include: Working with museum visitors including teachers, students, campers and families to provide observatory, astronomy and natural science programs. Working with museum staff and volunteers to plan, organize, and present observatory and natural history programs. Operating the small observatory and telescope. Preparing hands-on astronomy projects and materials for children. The successful candidate will be paid a stipend for the summer.
Interested applicants please submit a cover letter and updated resume to: HR@gwh.org or fax to 238-4020; or mail to Human Resources, PO Box 159, Hinckley, ME 04944. Please reference “Museum Internship” in the subject line or cover letter in your correspondence.

Visit our website at www.gwh.org or view the flyer here.

Kennebec Land Trust Summer Internship

The Kennebec Land Trust (KLT) is seeking summer interns to work on trail maintenance and construction, land conservation projects, invasive plant control, educational programming, and general office work such as writing press releases and sending out mailings. Interns will also assist with projects associated with KLT’s application for Accreditation with the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. Interested applicants should be willing to learn basic plant identification skills, be able to perform physically demanding field work, be comfortable multi-tasking in the office, and have an interest in land conservation.

In addition to our Summer Internship Program, KLT provides opportunities for students to conduct independent research focused on wildlife and plant ecology, land use history, and conservation and resource management.

For more information visit http://www.tklt.org/internship/

Field Study Assistantship on Brown Anole Lizards

The Losos Lab at Harvard University is looking for a field assistant (undergraduate or graduate level) to join a team of researchers studying thermal adaptation and speciation in brown anole lizards in The Bahamas. The period of this assistantship will be from 3 May – 30 June, 2017. The project will involve both lab and field work. Prior field experience is preferred, but not necessary. All travel and living expenses will be paid for, but no salary will be provided. For more information (and to apply) please contact Mike Logan at mike.logan1983@gmail.com.

Agricultural Research at the Cornell University

Cornell University’s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York offers a Summer Research Scholars Program where undergraduate students can participate in exciting projects within one of four disciplines including Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Entomology, Food Science and Horticulture.

The student interns will have the opportunity to work with faculty, their graduate students and post docs on research projects that can be laboratory or field-based.

The internship is for 9 weeks beginning May 31, 2017 (May 30th for travel) through July 28, 2017 (July 29th for travel), and provides a stipend of $4,500, housing, and assistance with transportation costs.

Details may be found at http://www.scholars.pppmb.cals.cornell.edu/

Internship Databases/Recurring Programs

The Global Internship Program in London, LA, and NYC

City Internships runs immersive career training programs for college students and recent graduates. They’re designed to expand participants’ horizons and get them job-ready. For each program, on top of hard and soft skill building at weekly career seminars, workshops and networking events, participants undertake an internship placement at one of our partner companies. Students and graduates develop real-world skills, build their professional network and fast-track their career.

Students can apply here: http://city-internships.com/apply/

Collection of Internships provided by Fred Hutch

Click here for a catalog of internships in scientific research and medicine offered nationwide for high school, undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, graduate, and first-year medical students.

Other Biomedical Research Internships

Click here of a catalog of biomedical research internships offered nationwide for high school, undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, graduate, and first-year medical students.

Operation Wallacea Biodiversity Internships

With a team of academics from across Europe and North America, Operation Wallacea (www.opwall.com) supports long term biodiversity monitoring projects as well as specialized research investigations at 24 sites in 11 countries.

Students can join the research expeditions during the summer months to gain experience with field research and data collection:
·         Research Assistants – volunteers gain experience performing various survey methods and taking field ecology training courses; serves as a volunteer-based internship and some credit options are available.
·         Thesis Students – Operation Wallacea provides support for students to collect data for a thesis project at the undergraduate or Master’s level.
·         Expedition Medicine – a chance for Pre-Med students to experience field medicine with expedition teams working in remote areas.

There are funding opportunities available from within our organization, and we also provide fundraising advice to volunteers in a follow up meeting that will take place at the university.

Collection of STEM Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

Paid Summer 2016 Undergraduate Research Placements:

Over 800 programs — NSF REU, NASA and other paid summer research opportunities for undergrads