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Research Opportunities

To look for internship opportunities for biology majors, check out the bulletin board beside the cell biology lab, Lewis Science 153.

To see other internship opportunities go to UCA Career Services.


Student Bioinformatics Internship

National Center for Genome Resources (NCGR) and home of the New Mexico IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Sequencing and Bioinformatics Core (SBC). Located at 2935 Rodeo Park Dr. East, Santa Fe, NM, 87505.  Complete our short application and have your mentor provide a letter of recommendation before midnight, Sunday, April 29, 2018. If any questions after reviewing application, contact Lisana Chavez, Program Associate LCHAVEZ@NCGR.ORG.

Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality

ADEQ is hiring for 2 positions. The preferred candidate will be: At least a junior or entering junior year during the 2018 fall semester at an accredited college or university; and pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science in fisheries and wildlife, natural resources, biology or related field. The positions will involve both field, lab, and office work, but are based out of the North Little Rock office. Please see the following documents to apply: Intern 1, Intern 2, state employment application. Closing date is March 22, 2018.

White River Waterkeeper

Public Relations Intern:

This position will only require the intern to travel to Harrison minimally. The student will need to work with minimal oversight, but there will be weekly scheduled calls and email check-ins. Application is available online at The internship will only require approximately 12 hours a week but could be scaled up to 20 hours a week if a motivated student wanted additional duties. Public Relations Intern

Other Summer Intern Opportunities:

White River Waterkeeper currently has three summer intern opportunities available for one Lead Intern and two Sample Collector positions.  Students can apply by visiting The deadline to apply is April 6th, but they will be considering applications as they are received, so interested students are encouraged to apply early.

Mississippi State University Marine Fisheries Ecology

To apply, submit an application, resume/CV, and names of three references through online google form. Application deadline is March 15, 2018. Position may be filled before deadline. For any questions, please email

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LSU Health Sciences

8 week internship in a research laboratory to provide career opportunities in graduate research in pharmacology, toxicology, carcinogenesis, chemoprevention, neuropharmacology, and neuroscience. Contact or click here for more information.

Tennessee Aquarium

Lake Conway Point Remove Water Alliance

LCPRWA internship information

Camp War Eagle

Arkansas Game & Fish Commission

Deadline is in late February. Contact Dr. Laurie Warren, Dr. Reid Adams, or Dr. Sally Entrekin for more information.

Crime Lab Summer Internship Program

Arkansas State Crime Laboratory will release information when available on internships. Visit their page form more information.

University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Summer Field Program –

Applications being accepted: