Biological Sciences

Internships, Part-Time and Summer Jobs
National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program

REUs allow undergraduates to conduct paid scientific research projects in a variety of disciplines around the world, from Middletown to the Arctic. 
   Deadline: Varies on position, generally before April
   Website rarely updated, use general internet search for up-to-date positions
   Example Search: REU microbiology summer

Compilation of paid Biology and Biotechnology opportunities (strongly recommended)
Website maintained by Rochester Institute of Technology.  Thorough, daily-updated internship databases for:

Biomedical Research/Pre-Medical Studies Students

Biomedical Engineering

Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Proteomics


Ecology, Animal and Plant Biology, and Marine Science




Private Companies

Minority and Underrepresented Students

First-year Undergraduates

International Opportunities

Compilation of Physiological Ecology Opportunities
Website maintained by Duke University.  Thorough, daily-updated internship databases.

Hughes Summer Program for Life Sciences
Together with their faculty research mentors, Wesleyan students apply for Hughes Summer Fellowships in the spring semester.  The application form should be completed in consultation with the faculty mentor. Please contact Maureen Snow ( for further information.

Spotlight on Careers in Biology On-campus users won't need a password; off-campus users should get the password in advance from your portfolio [students], WesNet [alumni], or via

Career Search Database

Great Handout summarizing primary areas of employment, types of employers, and job-search strategies for Biology

Health Professions Opportunities