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High School Students


Bethel College

(North Newton, KS)
• Bethel College Summer Science Institute
The institute offers opportunities to participate in research investigations in several science-related fields, including biology, psychology, chemist ... read more
an IBP member program

Bethune-Cookman University

(Daytona Beach, FL)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


California State University, Los Angeles

(Los Angeles, CA)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


California State University, Monterey Bay

(Seaside, CA)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


City University of New York (CUNY) System

(New York, NY)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


City University of New York (CUNY), City College of New York

(New York, NY)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


City University of New York (CUNY), Lehman College

(Bronx, NY)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


Creighton University

(Omaha, NE)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


Delaware State University

(Dover, DE)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


Florida A&M University

(Tallahassee, FL)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


Hampton University

(Hampton, VA)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


Howard University

(Washington, DC)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


Jackson State University

(Jackson, MS)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


Oregon State University

(Corvallis, OR)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


Pennsylvania State University

(State College, PA)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


San Diego State University

(San Diego, CA)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


San Jose State University

(San Jose, CA)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


Savannah State University

(Savannah, GA)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


State University of New York (SUNY), Albany

(Albany, NY)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi

(Corpus Christi, TX)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


Tuskegee University

(Tuskegee, AL)
• AgDiscovery Summer Program
The AgDiscovery Summer Program is an outreach program to help students learn about careers in agriculture and related sciences, including animal scien ... read more


Universidad de Puerto Rico, Mayagüez

(Mayagüez, PR)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


University of California, Irvine

(Irvine, CA)
• American Indian Summer Institute in Earth System Science (AISIESS)
The American Summer Institute in Earth System Science (AISIESS) is a two-week residential program for high school students (grades 9-12). During the A ... read more


University of Maryland, Baltimore County

(Baltimore, MD)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


University of Maryland, College Park

(College Park, MD)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


University of Maryland, Eastern Shore

(Princess Anne, MD)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


University of Miami

(Coral Gables, FL)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


University of Texas, Brownsville

(Brownsville, TX)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


University of Texas, El Paso

(El Paso, TX)
• Geosciences Bridge Program
The Geosciences Bridge Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). It is a 6-week paid ($500/week stipend + housing + me ... read more


K-12 Educators


Geological Society of America

(Boulder, CO)
• National Park Service Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) Program
The Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program works with partners to match college students and recent graduates age 18 - 35 years old with short-term, ... read more
an IBP member program

U.S. National Park Service

(Washington, DC)
• National Park Service Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) Program
The Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program works with partners to match college students and recent graduates age 18 - 35 years old with short-term, ... read more
an IBP member program

Undergraduate Students


California Academy of Sciences

(San Francisco, CA)
• Summer Systematics Institute (SSI) REU
SSI is an 8-week paid research internship at our state-of-the-art research facility and museum in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. This world renowned ... read more


California Conservation Corps

(Sacramento, CA)
• Watershed Stewards Program
Join a team of 48 committed individuals throughout California engaged in watershed protection, community outreach and education, and restoration proje ... read more


California Sea Grant

(La Jolla, CA)
• Watershed Stewards Program
Join a team of 48 committed individuals throughout California engaged in watershed protection, community outreach and education, and restoration proje ... read more


Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

(Millbrook, NY)
• Translational Ecology: Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program
We hope to train a new generation of environmental scientists who are both prepared and motivated to translate ecological science to the public. The ... read more


Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI)

(Princeton, NJ)
• Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) with CCMI: Coral Reef Biodiversity and Resilience at the Little Cayman Research Centre
The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) invites undergraduate students interested in ocean sciences to apply to the Research Experience for Unde ... read more


Central Michigan University

(Mount Pleasant, MI)
• Rocky Mountain Science and Sustainability Network Summer Academy
The Rocky Mountain Sustainability and Science Network Summer Academy is a one-week NSF funded program providing intensive training to students prior t ... read more


Chicago Botanic Garden

(Chicago, IL)
• REU Summer Internships at the Chicago Botanic Garden
The Chicago Botanic Garden, with colleagues from partner institutions, hosts a 10-week summer research experience. This program offers undergraduate p ... read more
an IBP member program

City University of New York (CUNY), City College of New York

(New York, NY)
• Translational Ecology: Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program
We hope to train a new generation of environmental scientists who are both prepared and motivated to translate ecological science to the public. The ... read more


City University of New York (CUNY), Queens College

(Flushing, NY)
• Translational Ecology: Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program
We hope to train a new generation of environmental scientists who are both prepared and motivated to translate ecological science to the public. The ... read more


Clark University

(Worcester, MA)
• Human-Environment Research Observatory (HERO)
Based on a competitive application process, each year the HERO program selects a diverse group of undergraduate students across the country to be HERO ... read more


Clarkson University

(Potsdam, NY)
• REU in Environmental Science & Engineering
The objective of this summer program is to engage a diversified pool of undergraduate students in first-class research projects in Environmental Scien ... read more


Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation

(Seattle, WA)
• Rising TIDES Conference Mentoring Program
CERF's Rising TIDES initiative promotes opportunities for all underrepresented minorities while cultivating a culture that actively engages and levera ... read more


Colorado State University

(Fort Collins, CO)
• Aquatic Ecology – Habitat Mapping
The intern will enable the creation of lake habitat maps by developing methods for using existing sonar and GPS data that will enable the creation of ... read more

• Rocky Mountain Science and Sustainability Network Summer Academy
The Rocky Mountain Sustainability and Science Network Summer Academy is a one-week NSF funded program providing intensive training to students prior t ... read more


Cornell University

(Ithaca, NY)
• Undergrad Internships at Shoals Marine Laboratory
Shoals Marine Laboratory (SML) located on Appledore Island, Isles of Shoals, Maine offers summer research internships for undergraduate college studen ... read more


Dauphin Island Sea Lab

(Dauphin Island, AL)
• Fisheries Ecology Internship
The Fisheries Ecology lab is seeking interns to work at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL), Dauphin Island, AL. Internships are available for two 6 mon ... read more


Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

(New York, NY)
• Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at University of California Santa Cruz
The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program (conservationscholars.ucsc.edu) at the University of California Santa Cruz is currently accepting applica ... read more


Eastern Kentucky University

(Richmond, KY)
• REU: Disturbance Ecology in Central Appalachia
The Disturbance Ecology of Central Appalachia summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) is a full-time (40 hrs/wk for 10 weeks), paid inter ... read more


Ecological Society of America (ESA)

(Washington, DC)
• ESA-SEEDS Undergraduate Research Fellowship
The SPUR Fellowship is the highest honor in the SEEDS program, and fellows are encouraged to be the outstanding leaders in the future of ESA. The awar ... read more

• Rocky Mountain Science and Sustainability Network Summer Academy
The Rocky Mountain Sustainability and Science Network Summer Academy is a one-week NSF funded program providing intensive training to students prior t ... read more

• SEEDS - ESA Annual Meeting Travel Awards for Undergraduate Students and SEEDS Alumni
The Strategies for Education in Ecology, Diversity and Sustainability (SEEDS) Program offers travel awards for Undergraduate Students and SEEDS Alumni ... read more


Fordham University

(New York, NY)
• The Calder Summer Undergraduate Research (CSUR) Program - REU in Conservation and Urban Ecology
All CSUR students accepted into the program will participate in a 10-week, intensive research program in which they will learn the fundamentals of exp ... read more


Geological Society of America

(Boulder, CO)
• National Park Service Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) Program
The Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program works with partners to match college students and recent graduates age 18 - 35 years old with short-term, ... read more
an IBP member program

Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary

( Savannah, GA)
• Bridge to Research in Marine Sciences
The program provides three weeks of classroom, field, and laboratory work to build technical, scientific, communications and ethics skills with guest ... read more


Harvard University

(Cambridge, MA)
• Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology
Harvard Forest offers an exciting program for up to 30 undergraduate students from institutions across the country to collaborate with scientists cond ... read more


Howard University

(Washington, DC)
• Blandy Experimental Farm REU
Since 1992 Blandy has provided Undergraduate Research Fellowships to students interested in ecology and environmental science. We have been aided in t ... read more


Maine Maritime Academy

(Castine, ME)
• SEANET Innovate for Maine Fellows Program (EPSCoR)
The SEANET, Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center (MAIC) and the University of Maine Aquaculture Research Institute (ARI) are partnering through the Inn ... read more


Miami University

(Oxford, OH)
• The Ecology of Human-Dominated Landscapes
Miami University's Summer REU Program in Ecology and Environmental Science focuses on "The Ecology of Human-Dominated Landscapes." The program is fund ... read more


Missouri Botanical Garden

(St. Louis, MO)
• REU Site: Undergraduate Research in Plant Systematics, Conservation Biology, and Ethnobotany
The Missouri Botanical Garden is pleased to announce a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program that will provide research opportunities ... read more


Moravian College

(Bethlehem, PA)
• Rocky Mountain Science and Sustainability Network Summer Academy
The Rocky Mountain Sustainability and Science Network Summer Academy is a one-week NSF funded program providing intensive training to students prior t ... read more


National Ecological Observatory Network

(Boulder, CO)
• Aquatic Ecology – Habitat Mapping
The intern will enable the creation of lake habitat maps by developing methods for using existing sonar and GPS data that will enable the creation of ... read more


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

(Washington, DC)
• Watershed Stewards Program
Join a team of 48 committed individuals throughout California engaged in watershed protection, community outreach and education, and restoration proje ... read more


National Science Foundation (NSF)

(Arlington, VA)
• Sevilleta Research for Undergraduates Progam
The Sevilleta LTER is seeking applicants for Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU). We are looking for 10 Biology REU students for the Summer ... read more

• The Ecology of Human-Dominated Landscapes
Miami University's Summer REU Program in Ecology and Environmental Science focuses on "The Ecology of Human-Dominated Landscapes." The program is fund ... read more


New York Botanical Garden

(Bronx, NY)
• The Calder Summer Undergraduate Research (CSUR) Program - REU in Conservation and Urban Ecology
All CSUR students accepted into the program will participate in a 10-week, intensive research program in which they will learn the fundamentals of exp ... read more


NOAA Sea Grant

(Silver Spring, MD)
• Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program
Oregon Sea Grant is excited to announce our sixth annual Summer Scholars Program for eligible undergraduates. This ten-week program places high calibe ... read more


Northern Arizona University

(Flagstaff, AZ)
• Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at University of California Santa Cruz
The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program (conservationscholars.ucsc.edu) at the University of California Santa Cruz is currently accepting applica ... read more

• REU site: Human Impacts on the Colorado Plateau: Place Based Research and Education
The research theme is place-based research and training which utilizes the unique ecology and cultural diversity of the Colorado Plateau and four corn ... read more


Northwestern University

(Evanston, IL)
• REU Summer Internships at the Chicago Botanic Garden
The Chicago Botanic Garden, with colleagues from partner institutions, hosts a 10-week summer research experience. This program offers undergraduate p ... read more
an IBP member program

Ohio State University

(Columbus, OH)
• Stone Lab Research Experience for Undergraduates Scholarship Program
Stone Lab's Research Experience for Undergraduates Scholarship Program brings together students from across the country to learn how to conduct real, ... read more


Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife

(Salem, OR)
• Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program
Oregon Sea Grant is excited to announce our sixth annual Summer Scholars Program for eligible undergraduates. This ten-week program places high calibe ... read more


Oregon Sea Grant

(Corvallis, OR)
• Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program
Oregon Sea Grant is excited to announce our sixth annual Summer Scholars Program for eligible undergraduates. This ten-week program places high calibe ... read more


Oregon State University

(Corvallis, OR)
• Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program
Oregon Sea Grant is excited to announce our sixth annual Summer Scholars Program for eligible undergraduates. This ten-week program places high calibe ... read more


Organization for Tropical Studies

(Durham, NC)
• Research Experience for Undergrads in Tropical Biology in Costa Rica
Students from diverse ethnic and academic backgrounds will complete an independent research project in the field with an experienced tropical ecologis ... read more


Rowan University

(Glassboro, NJ)
• Blandy Experimental Farm REU
Since 1992 Blandy has provided Undergraduate Research Fellowships to students interested in ecology and environmental science. We have been aided in t ... read more


San Francisco State University

(San Francisco, CA)
• Biological Research in Ecological and Evolutionary Developmental Biology (BREED)
San Francisco State University (SFSU), an urban university serving a highly diverse student population. We have run an REU site for 8 years with a fo ... read more


Savannah State University

(Savannah, GA)
• Bridge to Research in Marine Sciences
The program provides three weeks of classroom, field, and laboratory work to build technical, scientific, communications and ethics skills with guest ... read more


Shoals Marine Laboratory

(Appledore Island, ME)
• Undergrad Internships at Shoals Marine Laboratory
Shoals Marine Laboratory (SML) located on Appledore Island, Isles of Shoals, Maine offers summer research internships for undergraduate college studen ... read more


Skidaway Institute of Oceanography

(Savannah, GA)
• Bridge to Research in Marine Sciences
The program provides three weeks of classroom, field, and laboratory work to build technical, scientific, communications and ethics skills with guest ... read more


State University of New York (SUNY), New Paltz

(New Paltz, NY)
• Translational Ecology: Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program
We hope to train a new generation of environmental scientists who are both prepared and motivated to translate ecological science to the public. The ... read more


State University of New York (SUNY), Stony Brook

(Stony Brook, NY)
• Semester by the Sea: Marine Sciences
Offered by the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS), Semester by the Sea is designed for undergraduate students and post-bacs to spend a ... read more


The Morton Arboretum

(Lisle, IL)
• Center for Tree Science - Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Students in the Center for Tree Science - Undergraduate Research Fellowship (CTS-URF) program spend ten weeks at The Morton Arboretum conducting indep ... read more


U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

(Washington, DC)
• Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program
Oregon Sea Grant is excited to announce our sixth annual Summer Scholars Program for eligible undergraduates. This ten-week program places high calibe ... read more


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

(Washington, DC)
• Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program
Oregon Sea Grant is excited to announce our sixth annual Summer Scholars Program for eligible undergraduates. This ten-week program places high calibe ... read more


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

(Arlington, VA)
• Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program
Oregon Sea Grant is excited to announce our sixth annual Summer Scholars Program for eligible undergraduates. This ten-week program places high calibe ... read more


U.S. Forest Service

(Washington, DC)
• Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science (PIPES)
The University of Hawaii at Hilo's Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program is a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded internship progr ... read more


U.S. National Park Service

(Washington, DC)
• National Park Service Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) Program
The Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program works with partners to match college students and recent graduates age 18 - 35 years old with short-term, ... read more
an IBP member program

Universidad de Puerto Rico, Bayamón

(Bayamon, PR)
• Blandy Experimental Farm REU
Since 1992 Blandy has provided Undergraduate Research Fellowships to students interested in ecology and environmental science. We have been aided in t ... read more


Universidad de Puerto Rico, Mayagüez

(Mayagüez, PR)
• Blandy Experimental Farm REU
Since 1992 Blandy has provided Undergraduate Research Fellowships to students interested in ecology and environmental science. We have been aided in t ... read more


University of California, Santa Cruz

(Santa Cruz, CA)
• Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at University of California Santa Cruz
The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program (conservationscholars.ucsc.edu) at the University of California Santa Cruz is currently accepting applica ... read more


University of Cincinnati

(Cincinnati, OH)
• NSF REU in Sensory Ecology at the University of Cincinnati
We offer research experiences for undergraduate students organized around the theme of sensory ecology. It is a 10-week summer program that includes h ... read more


University of Connecticut

(Storrs, CT)
• Mystic Aquarium Research Experiences for Undergraduates
The Mystic Aquarium Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) will recruit and support the training of 24 students over 10 weeks during the summer ... read more


University of Dayton

(Dayton, OH)
• REU: Disturbance Ecology in Central Appalachia
The Disturbance Ecology of Central Appalachia summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) is a full-time (40 hrs/wk for 10 weeks), paid inter ... read more


University of Delaware

(Newark, DE)
• College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) Summer Institute
The University of Delaware's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources offers a 10-week Summer Institute for UD and non-UD undergraduate students w ... read more


University of Florida

(Gainesville, FL)
• Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program
The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program is an exciting opportunity for undergraduates with a demonstrated interest in environmental issues and cu ... read more

• Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at University of California Santa Cruz
The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program (conservationscholars.ucsc.edu) at the University of California Santa Cruz is currently accepting applica ... read more

• Grassy Waters Preserve: Environmental Education Internship
Grassy Waters Preserve is dedicated to creating dynamic environmental education experiences that connect residents with the pristine natural environme ... read more


University of Hawaii, Hilo

(Hilo, HI)
• Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science (PIPES)
The University of Hawaii at Hilo's Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program is a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded internship progr ... read more

• Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science Graduate Program
Welcome to the Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science (TCBES) Graduate Program! The TCBES program is emerging as a center of excellen ... read more


University of Idaho

(Moscow, ID)
• REU Site: Interdisciplinary Approach to Challenges posed by Invasive Species and Small Populations of Native Species
The Center for Research on Invasive Species and Small Populations (CRISSP) at the University of Idaho will host 11 undergraduates for a 9-week period ... read more


University of Kentucky

(Lexington, KY)
• REU: Disturbance Ecology in Central Appalachia
The Disturbance Ecology of Central Appalachia summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) is a full-time (40 hrs/wk for 10 weeks), paid inter ... read more

• Suburban Ecology and Invasive Species
Our program at the University of Kentucky is 10-week summer research experience for undergraduates, sponsored by the National Science Foundation. Ten ... read more


University of Maine

(Orono, ME)
• SEANET Innovate for Maine Fellows Program (EPSCoR)
The SEANET, Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center (MAIC) and the University of Maine Aquaculture Research Institute (ARI) are partnering through the Inn ... read more


University of Michigan

(Ann Arbor, MI)
• Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at University of California Santa Cruz
The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program (conservationscholars.ucsc.edu) at the University of California Santa Cruz is currently accepting applica ... read more

• Doris Duke Scholars Program
DDCSP UM is an exciting two-year research and internship opportunity for bright, curious undergraduate students interested in conservation, nature, an ... read more


University of New England

(Biddeford, ME)
• SEANET Innovate for Maine Fellows Program (EPSCoR)
The SEANET, Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center (MAIC) and the University of Maine Aquaculture Research Institute (ARI) are partnering through the Inn ... read more


University of New Hampshire

(Durham, NH)
• Undergrad Internships at Shoals Marine Laboratory
Shoals Marine Laboratory (SML) located on Appledore Island, Isles of Shoals, Maine offers summer research internships for undergraduate college studen ... read more


University of New Mexico

(Albuquerque, NM)
• Sevilleta Research for Undergraduates Progam
The Sevilleta LTER is seeking applicants for Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU). We are looking for 10 Biology REU students for the Summer ... read more


University of South Alabama

(Mobile, AL)
• Fisheries Ecology Internship
The Fisheries Ecology lab is seeking interns to work at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL), Dauphin Island, AL. Internships are available for two 6 mon ... read more


University of Southern Maine

(Gorham, ME)
• SEANET Innovate for Maine Fellows Program (EPSCoR)
The SEANET, Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center (MAIC) and the University of Maine Aquaculture Research Institute (ARI) are partnering through the Inn ... read more


University of Virginia

(Charlottesville, VA)
• Blandy Experimental Farm REU
Since 1992 Blandy has provided Undergraduate Research Fellowships to students interested in ecology and environmental science. We have been aided in t ... read more

• REU: Ecology, Evolution and Behavior Field Research at Mountain Lake Biological Station
Mountain Lake Biological Station's Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU-Sites) program has been sponsored by the National Science Foundation ( ... read more


University of Washington

(Seattle, WA)
• Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at University of California Santa Cruz
The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program (conservationscholars.ucsc.edu) at the University of California Santa Cruz is currently accepting applica ... read more

• The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program
Join a diverse, committed, and exciting group of students from around the country on an 8-week journey from the urban jungle to the old growth forest ... read more


Vassar College

(Poughkeepsie, NY)
• Translational Ecology: Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program
We hope to train a new generation of environmental scientists who are both prepared and motivated to translate ecological science to the public. The ... read more


Virginia Commonwealth University

(Richmond, VA)
• Size-spectra in Stream Ecosystems - Linking Individuals, Communities, and Underrepresented Minorities
This is a multi-year study of 'size-spectra' - size-based scaling relationships among fishes and benthic invertebrates - in temperate and tropical str ... read more


Virginia Institute of Marine Science

(Gloucester Point, VA)
• Summer Intern Program (SIP)
Each year the Summer Intern Program - Research Experience for Undergraduates at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) places 12 undergraduat ... read more


Wildlife Conservation Society

(Bronx, NY)
• The Calder Summer Undergraduate Research (CSUR) Program - REU in Conservation and Urban Ecology
All CSUR students accepted into the program will participate in a 10-week, intensive research program in which they will learn the fundamentals of exp ... read more


Post-Baccalaureate


California Conservation Corps

(Sacramento, CA)
• Watershed Stewards Program
Join a team of 48 committed individuals throughout California engaged in watershed protection, community outreach and education, and restoration proje ... read more


California Sea Grant

(La Jolla, CA)
• Watershed Stewards Program
Join a team of 48 committed individuals throughout California engaged in watershed protection, community outreach and education, and restoration proje ... read more


Chicago Botanic Garden

(Chicago, IL)
• Conservation and Land Management Internship Program
The Conservation and Land Management Internship Program is now accepting applications! Apply online at www.clminternship.org

Each year, the Conserv ... read more



Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation

(Seattle, WA)
• Rising TIDES Conference Mentoring Program
CERF's Rising TIDES initiative promotes opportunities for all underrepresented minorities while cultivating a culture that actively engages and levera ... read more


Dauphin Island Sea Lab

(Dauphin Island, AL)
• Fisheries Ecology Internship
The Fisheries Ecology lab is seeking interns to work at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL), Dauphin Island, AL. Internships are available for two 6 mon ... read more


Geological Society of America

(Boulder, CO)
• National Park Service Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) Program
The Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program works with partners to match college students and recent graduates age 18 - 35 years old with short-term, ... read more
an IBP member program

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

(Washington, DC)
• Watershed Stewards Program
Join a team of 48 committed individuals throughout California engaged in watershed protection, community outreach and education, and restoration proje ... read more


NOAA Sea Grant

(Silver Spring, MD)
• Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program
Oregon Sea Grant is excited to announce our sixth annual Summer Scholars Program for eligible undergraduates. This ten-week program places high calibe ... read more


Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife

(Salem, OR)
• Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program
Oregon Sea Grant is excited to announce our sixth annual Summer Scholars Program for eligible undergraduates. This ten-week program places high calibe ... read more


Oregon Sea Grant

(Corvallis, OR)
• Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program
Oregon Sea Grant is excited to announce our sixth annual Summer Scholars Program for eligible undergraduates. This ten-week program places high calibe ... read more


Oregon State University

(Corvallis, OR)
• Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program
Oregon Sea Grant is excited to announce our sixth annual Summer Scholars Program for eligible undergraduates. This ten-week program places high calibe ... read more


U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

(Washington, DC)
• Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program
Oregon Sea Grant is excited to announce our sixth annual Summer Scholars Program for eligible undergraduates. This ten-week program places high calibe ... read more


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

(Washington, DC)
• Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program
Oregon Sea Grant is excited to announce our sixth annual Summer Scholars Program for eligible undergraduates. This ten-week program places high calibe ... read more


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

(Arlington, VA)
• Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program
Oregon Sea Grant is excited to announce our sixth annual Summer Scholars Program for eligible undergraduates. This ten-week program places high calibe ... read more


U.S. National Park Service

(Washington, DC)
• National Park Service Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) Program
The Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program works with partners to match college students and recent graduates age 18 - 35 years old with short-term, ... read more
an IBP member program

University of Hawaii, Hilo

(Hilo, HI)
• Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science Graduate Program
Welcome to the Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science (TCBES) Graduate Program! The TCBES program is emerging as a center of excellen ... read more


University of South Alabama

(Mobile, AL)
• Fisheries Ecology Internship
The Fisheries Ecology lab is seeking interns to work at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL), Dauphin Island, AL. Internships are available for two 6 mon ... read more


Postdoc & Early Career


Geological Society of America

(Boulder, CO)
• National Park Service Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) Program
The Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program works with partners to match college students and recent graduates age 18 - 35 years old with short-term, ... read more
an IBP member program

U.S. National Park Service

(Washington, DC)
• National Park Service Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) Program
The Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program works with partners to match college students and recent graduates age 18 - 35 years old with short-term, ... read more
an IBP member program

University of Hawaii, Hilo

(Hilo, HI)
• Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science Graduate Program
Welcome to the Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science (TCBES) Graduate Program! The TCBES program is emerging as a center of excellen ... read more


University of Maryland, College Park

(College Park, MD)
• Socio-Environmental Immersion Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), located in Annapolis, Maryland, invites applications from early career scholars (≤ 4 years ... read more


Faculty & Administrators


University of Florida

(Gainesville, FL)
• Grassy Waters Preserve: Environmental Education Internship
Grassy Waters Preserve is dedicated to creating dynamic environmental education experiences that connect residents with the pristine natural environme ... read more


University of Hawaii, Hilo

(Hilo, HI)
• Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science Graduate Program
Welcome to the Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science (TCBES) Graduate Program! The TCBES program is emerging as a center of excellen ... read more


Research Centers


Brigham Young University

(Provo, UT)
• SPECIATION IN PATAGONIA: Establishing Sustainable International Collaborations in Evolution, Ecology, and Conservation Biology
Our project examines the impact of geological and climatic events on the evolutionary history of animal and plant species in Patagonia (southern South ... read more


University of Hawaii, Hilo

(Hilo, HI)
• Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science Graduate Program
Welcome to the Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science (TCBES) Graduate Program! The TCBES program is emerging as a center of excellen ... read more


University of Nebraska, Lincoln

(Lincoln, NE)
• SPECIATION IN PATAGONIA: Establishing Sustainable International Collaborations in Evolution, Ecology, and Conservation Biology
Our project examines the impact of geological and climatic events on the evolutionary history of animal and plant species in Patagonia (southern South ... read more

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