Internships, Jobs & Research Opportunities

Fellowships for Summer Undergraduate Research

South Carolina Undergraduate Research Programs:

Fort Johnson Summer Research Program at the Grice Marine Laboratory
A ten week program combining formal classroom work with independent research in areas of crucial concern for marine biologists today. Up to 10 fellowships are awarded each year through the cooperative efforts of the marine laboratories at Fort Johnson.
     (Annual application deadline in early February.)

SC DNR Minorities In Marine and Environmental Science Summer Internships
The SC Department of Natural Resources, Marine Resources Division, in cooperation with the NSF and NOAA, accepts applications from minority undergraduate science students for 12-week internship positions at the Marine Resources Center on James Island.
     (Application deadline in mid-March.)

Summer Research Opportunities for Undergraduates at The Medical University of South Carolina
Multiple research training programs provide opportunities for undergraduates to become directly involved in cutting edge research leading them to a greater appreciation of the process of scientific discovery.
     (Application deadline February 1st)

Savannah River Ecology Laboratory Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates
The program offers outstanding educational and research opportunities in ecology and environmental sciences for undergraduate students. Students work closely with SREL faculty advisors on independent research projects.
     (Mid-February application deadline.)

Department of Genetics & Biochemistry at Clemson University Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates
The Department of Genetics and Biochemistry at Clemson University will offer a residential 10-week Research Experience for Undergraduates program.  Participants will include those with a background in any of the disciplines considered to be "life sciences": genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, microbiology, etc. and will be matched with ongoing research projects that best fit their interests and academic background.
(Mid-February application deadline.)

National Undergraduate Research Programs:
The following are links to pages which keep up to date lists of almost all summer undergraduate research programs located at institutuions around the country. 

NIH Summer Research Programs
NSF REU programs
 (maintained by NSF and allows you to search for current REU programs based on research area of interest)
Swarthmore Health Related Research Opportunities
Rochester Institute of Technology Research Opportunities
Neuroscience and Psychology Research Opportunities

Other Nationally Recognized Summer Research programs:

Smithsonian Institution's
National Museum of Natural History
Research Training Program
(Deadline early-February)

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Summer Student Fellowships
(Deadline mid-February)

Links to additional sites with specific opportunities or additional listings.

Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience at the University of Florida.
Paid summer research internships in cell, molecular and neurobiology using marine organisms.

Mote Marine Lab Internships

Minority Access Internship Program

Minorities in Marine Science Undergraduate Program (MIMSUP)

UNCF-MERCK Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship 

South Carolina Aquarium

Other Resources:

See also the listing of undergraduate research opportunities maintained by the South Carolina Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network

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