Internships and Jobs

Current internships (paid and unpaid)

U.S. National Park Service – Ecological Benefits Modeling Internship

NIH Internship Opportunities


Ongoing internships


Internships for course credit

Below are two courses you may take WITH a faculty member to carry out research while earning credits toward your degree.

BIOL 495 – Directed Studies in Biology

Credits: 1-3
Repeatable within Degree

Study of a topic not otherwise available to student. May involve reading assignments, tutorials, lectures, papers, presentations, or field or laboratory study, determined in consultation with instructor.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor and department chair.

Notes: May be taken for 1 to 3 credits and repeated once for a total of 3 credits. Total limit for combination of 495 and 497 is 6 credits toward 44 credits for BS and 4 credits toward 32 credits for BA. This course does not satisfy requirements of the BA degree or BS degree, which state that students must complete at least one (BA degree) or two (BS degree) upper division courses that include a laboratory.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 1-3
Hours of Lab or Studio per week: 0
When Offered: Fall, Summer, Spring.

BIOL 497 – Special Problems in Biology

Credits: 1-4
Repeatable within Degree

Lab or field project leading to written report of research. Research and paper completed under instructor’s guidance.

Prerequisite(s): 60 credits, and permission of instructor and department chair.

Notes: Total limit for 495 and 497 combined is 6 credits toward the 44 credits required for BS and 4 credits toward 32 credits for BA. This course does not satisfy requirements of the BA degree or BS degree, which state that students must complete at least one (BA degree) or two (BS degree) upper division courses that include a laboratory.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 1-4
Hours of Lab or Studio per week: 0
When Offered: Fall, Summer, Spring.


Other opportunities

OSCAR (Office of Student Scholarship, Creative Activities, & Research)

Students as Scholars
http://oscar.gmu.edu/students/student-brochures.cfm

OSCAR supports students by:
o helping them find a project and mentor
o funding undergraduate research and creative projects
o providing student travel grants
o supporting interdisciplinary courses
o hosting the Celebration of Scholarship
o sharing information about undergraduate research opportunities

Also see:

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Aspiring Scientists Summer Internship Program

GMU Career Services

Internships.com -Biology

Biopharmguy.com internship database – DC local

Biology Interships at Indeed.com

Looksharp.com internship database

Google undergraduate summer internship search

Columbia University intership website – Biology

FBI lab jobs


Jobs