Winona State University, Department of Biology

Summer Research Opportunities
Students in Biology

A summer research project or internship can be an excellent way for you to explore new areas and get some practical experience, and it can be of tremendous help in strengthening your applications for jobs, graduate schools, and professional schools. Many opportunities exist for WSU students to take part in these. If you are interested, we have provided the following links to help you identify one which might be right for you. Check with your academic advisor for more information.

Summer Undergraduate Research Programs offered through the National Science Foundation's "Research Experience of Undergraduates" program.

Summer Internship Programs in Biomedical Research for Undergraduates at the National Institutes of Health

Student Appointments through the National Science Foundation

Jobs for Students (and recent graduates) with the Federal Government

Student Undergraduate Programs listed by the American Association of Medical Colleges

Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowships listed by the American Physiological Society

Research Experience for Undergraduates Program offered by the American Museum of Natural History

Undergraduate Student Research Program offered through NASA

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) maintained by the University of California at Irvine

Summer Internships with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowhip at the Mayo School of Medicine

Please note that many of these programs have application deadlines five or six months in advance, so you will want to get started early. Obviously, many more opportunities exist than can be linked here, and notices are often posted on the bulletin boards on the second floor of Pasteur hall and the Science Lab Center. Your advisor can help you identify the right program for you.