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STEM programs, research opportunities, and contacts in Zoology.


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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

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

(Denver, CO)
• Teen Science Scholars
Our Teen Science Scholar Internship offers high school students, who will be in their junior or senior year in high school in the Fall of 2017, a chan ... read more


Undergraduate Students


American Physiological Society

(Bethesda, MD)
• APS Undergraduate Research Excellence Fellowship
The APS Undergraduate Research Excellence Fellowship program funds 6 full-time undergraduate students with significant prior research experience to wo ... read more


Baker University

(Baldwin City, KS)
• In the Canopy with Wheelchairs & Tardigrades
NSF:REU: Summer Research Project that will conduct vertical tansects into the tall trees of the Transition Forest on the edge of the tall grass prairi ... read more


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


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


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


College of Saint Mary

(Omaha, NE)
• Marie Curie Scholarship Program
Are you a woman seeking a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or math? If so you might be eligible for a scholarship package of up to $20,000 per ... 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

• 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


Georgia Institute of Technology

(Atlanta, GA)
• Aquatic Chemical Ecology (ACE) Summer Undergraduate Research
Aquatic Chemical Ecology (ACE) at Georgia Tech is a summer undergraduate research program supported by the National Science Foundation. ACE at Georgia ... read more


Kansas State University

(Manhattan, KS)
• Undergraduate Research in the Ecology and Evolution of Changing Environments: Mechanisms to Responses
The K-State Biology REU program provides opportunities for independent research for students that may not have these opportunities at their home insti ... read more


Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

(Moss Landing, CA)
• MBARI Summer Internship Program
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute's summer internship program provides an opportunity for talented college students (undergraduate and grad ... read more


North Carolina State University

(Raleigh, NC)
• Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity
The North Carolina State Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD) Program is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The program ... 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


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 Sea Grant

(Corvallis, OR)
• Oregon Sea Grant Scholars
Oregon Sea Grant supports a variety of graduate and undergraduate fellowships, scholarships and internships in marine science and policy.

... read more


Oregon State University

(Corvallis, OR)
• Oregon Sea Grant Scholars
Oregon Sea Grant supports a variety of graduate and undergraduate fellowships, scholarships and internships in marine science and policy.

... read more


Portland State University

(Portland, OR)
• Oregon Sea Grant Scholars
Oregon Sea Grant supports a variety of graduate and undergraduate fellowships, scholarships and internships in marine science and policy.

... read more


Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

(Edwardsville, IL)
• Exploring Evidence of the Anthropocene: Archaeological and Ecological Interdisciplinary Research Experiences for First Generation Students in the Upper Mississippi River System
This REU site will offer students experiential, interdisciplinary research opportunities in archaeological and ecological sciences addressing topics r ... 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


Texas A&M University, Galveston

(Galveston, TX)
• Ocean and Coastal Research Experiences for Undergraduates (OCEANUS)
Texas A&M University Galveston invites talented students from diverse backgrounds to participated in a 10-week immersive experience to conduct semi-in ... 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 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 Florida

(Gainesville, FL)
• 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

• Undergraduate Summer Research Training Program in Marine Biosciences at the Whitney Laboratory
The Whitney Laboratory Research Experience for Undergraduate program (REU), funded by the National Science Foundation (Site Award 0648969), offers an ... read more


University of Kansas

(Lawrence, KS)
• REU Site Program: Models in Evolution, Ecology and Systematics
Our 10-week, NSF funded program brings biology, math and computer science majors to the University of Kansas to engage in mentored, independent resear ... 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


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


University of Oregon

(Eugene, OR)
• Oregon Sea Grant Scholars
Oregon Sea Grant supports a variety of graduate and undergraduate fellowships, scholarships and internships in marine science and policy.

... read more


University of Texas, Austin

(Austin, TX)
• REUisME: Research Experience for Undergraduates in Subtropical Marine Ecosystems
REUiSME is a summer research program for undergraduates at the University of Texas Marine Science Institute. Student projects take advantage of the wi ... 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


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


Post-Baccalaureate


Oregon Sea Grant

(Corvallis, OR)
• Oregon Sea Grant Scholars
Oregon Sea Grant supports a variety of graduate and undergraduate fellowships, scholarships and internships in marine science and policy.

... read more


Oregon State University

(Corvallis, OR)
• Oregon Sea Grant Scholars
Oregon Sea Grant supports a variety of graduate and undergraduate fellowships, scholarships and internships in marine science and policy.

... read more


Portland State University

(Portland, OR)
• Oregon Sea Grant Scholars
Oregon Sea Grant supports a variety of graduate and undergraduate fellowships, scholarships and internships in marine science and policy.

... read more


University of Oregon

(Eugene, OR)
• Oregon Sea Grant Scholars
Oregon Sea Grant supports a variety of graduate and undergraduate fellowships, scholarships and internships in marine science and policy.

... read more


Postdoc & Early Career


American Museum of Natural History

(New York, NY)
• Richard Gilder Graduate School Postdoctoral Fellowships
The Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program at the American Museum of Natural History provides training to postdoctoral investigators to carry out a ... read more


Cornell University

(Ithaca, NY)
• The Cornell Clinical Fellowship program
The Cornell Clinical Fellowship program is the first program of its kind in the country. The goal of the Cornell Clinical Fellowship program is to pro ... read more


Faculty & Administrators

• The Cornell Clinical Fellowship program
The Cornell Clinical Fellowship program is the first program of its kind in the country. The goal of the Cornell Clinical Fellowship program is to pro ... read more


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


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 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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