Summer Opportunities

Below are listed a variety of summer research, job, internship, and course opportunities in which Biology students might be interested. New opportunities are added as we receive them. Additional opportunities can found at the Science and Research Office website.

Opportunities for summer 2015

Field Biology courses at Wilderness Field Station (Ely, MN)

Urban Wildlife Intern (Paid) - Minnesota Valley US Wildlife Refuge (Bloomington, MN)

Two Week Ecology classes - U of Montana Field Station (Flathead Lake, MT)

Aquatic Invasive Species Educator - Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board (Minneapolis, MN)

Environmental Internships - WSB & Associates (Minneapolis, MN)

Minnesota Conservation Apprentices - MN Conservation Corps (throughout Minnesota)

Environmental Education Year Long Fellowships - Dodge Nature Center (West St. Paul)

Internships - Save the Boundary Waters (Ely and Minneapolis, MN)

Great Lakes Research - University of Toledo, Lake Erie Center (Oregon, OH)

Ecology Research - University of Michigan Field Station (Pellston, MI)

Research in the Rocky Mountains - University of Colorado (Colorado Mountain Research Center)

Field  Biology Courses - Flathead Lake U of MT Field Station (Flathead Lake, MT)

Field Biology Courses - Lake Itasca U of MN Field Station (Lake Itasca, MN)

Marine Biology Internships - Shoals Marine Laboratory (Appledore Island, ME)

Marine Biology Courses - Shoals Marine Laboratory (Appledore Island, ME)

Desert Ecology Research - University of New Mexico (Sevillata National Wildlife Refuge, NM)

Internships at Oak Ridge National Laboratory - (Oak Ridge, TN)

Water Quality Technician - Minneapolis Park & Recreation (Minneapolis)

Internships in the Private Sector - R&D Systems (Minneapolis)

Forestry Positions - Chippewa National Forest (various sites in Minnesota)

Great Lakes Research - Central Michigan University (Mount Pleasant, MI)

Ocean Science Research - California State University (Monterey, CA)

Field Research in Yosemite National Park 

Research in coral reef ecology - Central Caribbean Marine Institute  (Little Cayman Island)

Course/internship (2.5 weeks) in coral reef ecology - Rutgers University (Little Cayman Island) 

Field Botany Internship - Glacial Ridge Wildlife Refuge (Crookston, MN)

Ecology Internship (paid) - Highstead Foundation (Redding, CT)

Education Internship (paid) - Success Academy (New York, NY)

Global Change Research - University of Texas (Austin, TX)

Freshwater Aquatic Research - Stout University (Menomonie, WI)

Marine Conservation Institute - Duke University Marine Lab (Beaufort, NC)

Research in Plant-Microbe Biol, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Horticulture Research - Cornell U (Ithaca, NY)

Ecological research - Harvard Forest (Petersham, MA)

Ecological research - University of Michigan Biological Station (Pellston, MI)

Tropical ecological research - Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (Panama)

Research in Sensing and Signaling - University of Tennessee (Knoxville)

Biology laboratory research - Amgen Scholars Program (2 Japanese universities)

Biology laboratory research - Amgen Scholars Program (10 US universities)

Neuroscience internship (unpaid) - Regions Hospital (St. Paul, MN)

Marine biology internships - Shoals Marine Laboratory (island off the coast of Maine)

Marine biology courses - Shoals Marine Laboratory (island off the coast of Maine)

Research in Fossil Energy - Department of Energy (various locations)

Research in water infrastructure - various locations in the West

Internships (paid) with the Department of Homeland Security - various locations

Biology Educational Research - University of North Dakota State University (Fargo, ND)

Biomedical Research - University of Texas (Dallas, TX)

Public Health Research - Johns Hopkins U (Baltimore, MD)

Plant Ecology Research and Controlled Burning Internships - U of Minnesota (Bethel, MN)

Public Health Research - Center for Disease Control (Atlanta, GA)

Internship - Avian/Waterfowl rehabilitation (unpaid) - Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (St. Paul, MN)

Internship - Mammal rehabilitation (unpaid) - Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (St. Paul, MN)

Internship - Summer teaching (paid) - Breakthrough Collaborative (Twin Cities)

Research in plant pathology & plant-microbe biology - Cornell University (Cornell, NY)

Research in bio-medical sciences - Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (New York, NY)