Recently Advertised Internship and Summer Research Program Opportunities

Below are some recently advertised internship and summer research program opportunities that have been previously shared via the BIOL Careers newsletter emailed. This newsletter is to all declared BIOL/INES majors every 2-4 weeks. Please note these opportunities will be posted here only until their application deadlines, after which they will be removed.

Recently advertised summer internships still accepting applications:

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State of Wisconsin Student Diversity (summer) Internship Program

“The State of Wisconsin Student Diversity Internship Program (SWSDIP) offers paid internship opportunities for students interested in exploring different careers and gaining valuable experience. This program is designed to advance career goals and skills while providing an understanding of various agencies of state government. It is one initiative we utilize to employ a diverse workforce that more accurately mirrors the diversity of the citizens we serve. We provide professional work experience. We encourage students to apply, especially students of color, students with disabilities, student veterans, women and non-traditional students. Our goal is for the Diversity Interns to envision and pursue a future career with the State of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.” Taken from the DNR website.  

Application Deadline: Summer 2024 Application period is now open, applications are being accepted and reviewed through February 26th, 2024. Please apply ASAP to be considered.

Aquarium Internship - Discovery World

Join Discovery World's Aquarium Team for a semester long internship in fall, spring, or summer! Interns assist staff in daily care of exhibits including water testing, husbandry, and equipment maintenance. 

Application deadlines vary. See the application for further details. 

Student Intern - Versiti

Versiti is a world-renowned Blood Research Institute. They offer a variety of student internship positions including Environmental Health & Safety, Diagnostic Labs Hematology Genetics, and Donor Testing. 

Applications can be found online. Deadlines may vary. 

Animal Care Internship - Ocean Connections

Animal Care Interns learn the principles of animal and environmental care through animal diets and training, facility care, medical programs, and public education. Internships are available for fall, spring, and summer semesters. 

Application deadlines vary. See the application for further details.

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Internships

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District has a variety of internships available for the summer. Areas of interest include laboratory science, monitoring and sampling, and protecting waterways through the use of Green Infrastructure.

Deadline to apply is February 25th.

Riveredge Nature Center Internships

Riveredge Nature Center is a pioneer in the areas of land restoration, research, and inquiry-based education throughout Wisconsin. Riveredge is currently seeking applications for a number of internship positions for this summer including, Environmental Education Summer Camp Interns, Sturgeon Streamside Rearing Facility Intern, and Organic Garden and Permaculture Education Interns. 

Application deadlines vary. See the website for further details. 

Conservation Education Intern- Zoological Society of Milwaukee

The Zoological Society of Milwaukee’s Conservation Education Department is accepting internship applications for the Summer Education (Zoo Camp) programs. Interns will help educate children ages 3-14 about science, animals, and conservation through interactive teaching strategies. Internship positions are open to any major of study for those passionate about education, wildlife, natural resources, and/or social sciences.

Applications are open through March 1st, 2024.