“My internship experience was invaluable. I learned not only from the work, but also from the relationships I built working side-by-side with a diverse group of scientists. I came away with a new perspective on scientific research and a better understanding of the research world.”
-2011 biochemistry graduate Brianna Oelschlager interned at SRI International Center for Advanced Drug Research on a project combining the fields of entomology and protein biochemistry. Brianna graduated from medical school at Hershey Medical Center in 2015.
Charlie Good’s spring 2015 internship at the National Institute of Health, one of the world’s top research facilities, gave him a better understanding of original research, and piqued his interest in biochemistry.
Internships and Practicums
To learn more about your STEM-related career and gain valuable experience while pursuing your undergraduate degree, explore doing an internship.
Internships challenge you to:
- develop new skills
- gain experience working in STEM-related fields
- collaborate in a team
- build relationships with potential employers
- learn more about what you want to do with your STEM career
Environmental Science Internship Options
There are a variety of internship options available on or near campus. Talk to your professor to learn more.
The Ecological Society of America has many positions listed at their Ecolog archives. Other environmental opportunities are located at the following sites: