Past Internships Served by Biology Students

  • Salt Lake County Open Space & Urban Farming is hiring two summer interns:
    * Wheeler Farm Farmers Market Intern
    * Open Space and Urban Farming Intern
    Both are only for a 300 hour time commitment each with an education stipend through Utah Campus Contact. Application deadline is May 15, 2018. To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to Supreet Gill: The target hire date is May 20, 2018 and applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

  • The SENS Research Foundation offers undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct biomedical research to combat diseases of aging, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease through their Fellowship Program . The goal of the  Program is to prepare participants for a career in regenerative medicine research. Under the guidance of a scientific mentor, each Fellow will take control of his or her own research project and training will include writing assignments that will improve each Fellow’s ability to generate grant proposals, abstracts, and other scientific reports. The online application and full descriptions of each research project can be found at Completed applications will be accepted until NOON PST Monday, May 21, 2018 (12 pm PST 5/21/18).

    Paid positions are available at:
    • Buck Institute for Research on Aging
    • Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
    • SRF Research Center
    • The Scripps Research Institute

    Please direct questions to Gregory Chin Ph.D, Director of Education at the SENS Research Foundation.

  • The Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District is currently looking to hire a full time Biologist, a full time Education Specialist, and seasonal Vector Control Technicians and Interns. Please visit this website for all the details and to apply:  If you have any questions, please contact Ary Faraji, Executive Director at
  • Denali Therapeutics, a pharmaceutical discovery company founded by a UofU grad, is hiring a pharmacology summer intern in San Francisco. The intern will assist with cell-based and biochemical experiments to better understand the molecular mechanisms of neurodegenerative disease. For more information, and to apply, go to this link:
  • The Salt Lake Ranger District on the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest is outreaching two positions in the recreation program. Details are attached in the outreach notices and also available on the outreach database at the links below.
    Dispersed Rec Outreach Notice - PDF Flyer
    Developed Rec Outreach Notice - PDF Flyer
    Please contact Marshal Alford, Recreation Staff Offier, with any questions:, 801-733-2670


    Wyoming Game and Fish is looking for a current students to assist with ongoing efforts to establish and maintain populations of black-footed ferrets in Wyoming. Job functions and requirements include evaluating the status of prairie dogs at ferret reintroduction sites, assisting with disease management of prairie dogs and ferrets, and monitoring the abundance, survival, reproduction, etc. of ferret populations in Wyoming. A variety of sampling techniques, including boundary delineation of prairie dog colonies, live-trapping, visual encounter surveys, and spotlight surveys, may be used. Data entry and equipment organization will be common assignments. Follow established protocols and direction from project biologists. Must be comfortable working with zoonotic diseases and collecting blood samples.

    Position will last from approximately July 1 2018 through September 30 2018.
    Applicants must attach a cover letter explaining career plans, suitability for the job, and dates of availability; resume; and at least 3 references. Cover letter, resume and references may be submitted with the online application or sent directly to Zack Walker, Statewide Nongame Bird and Mammal Program Supervisor, 260 Buena Vista Dr, Lander WY 82520;
    For more information regarding this position, contact Zack Walker at (307) 335-2617

  • The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at Northern Arizona University trains 1st and 2nd year undergraduate students from across the country to become the next generation of diverse environmental professionals in a more inclusive conservation movement. This two-year, trans-disciplinary program explores the intersection of conservation science, traditional knowledge, policy, advocacy, and management. It includes an 8-week summer immersion program in northern Arizona,  an 8-week internship across the country, and 2 week-long workshops in January. Scholars are cpmpensated $4000 each summer, 3 NAU credits per summer, and all food, travel, and lodging costs. lease note the application deadline is February 9th. Potential applicants can contact the program director, Melissa Mark with any questions: 928-523-0643/ DEANDLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 5 - SLC Watershed is hiring for members of our seasonal work team. Job description is attached. For those who love working hard in the out of doors, this is a great opportunity to get fantastic experience in a variety of areas including environmental education, noxious weed mitigation, trail work, recreation management and the Wasatch Mountains in general. For questions or more information, call John Wells 801-483-6884. See PDF
  • The Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District (SLCMAD) is offering internship and seasonal job opportunities.The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is currently hiring Seasonal Conservation Educators and Biologist Technician Positions.  Seasonal Conservation Educators will assist in outreach and education efforts by leading regional conservation day-camps throughout the State of Wyoming, two week-long overnight camps at the Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp near Dubois, Wyoming, as well as assisting in various other conservation education programming providing the public with information around wildlife, fisheries, habitat management, ecology, hunting, fishing and other outdoor skills. 

    There are also multiple summer Biologist Technician Positions available with Wyoming Game and Fish Department-Wildlife Division. You can find them at this link:
    Positions include summer field techs for fisheries, non-game, and bighorn sheep among others. Contact the HR Division for more information; 307-777-7188, or apply on the website shown above.

  • Salt Lake City, AmeriCorps and the Utah Conservation Corps are currently recruiting for a year-long paid internship placement with the SLC Trails & Natural Lands Program. The placement involves serving as the program’s Natural Lands Volunteer & Activities Specialist, focused on assisting with events and activities that connect youth and adults to nature in the urban environment. The placement comes with financial compensation, health insurance benefits and an education award (see Job Announcement for details). Salt Lake City is accepting applications through November. The term of service will be between January and December, 2018.DCPIP is currently recruiting for a part-time intern to assist with communicable disease data collection, entry, and management. Through this opportunity, the intern will gain a greater understanding of public health surveillance and reporting processes; data management and security; electronic data exchange from clinical health to public health; and surveillance system and process integration. Apply online by January 8, 2018 at If you have not done so already, you will need to create a job seeker account. PDF
  • The SENS Research Foundation Summer Scholars Program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct biomedical research to combat diseases of aging, such as cancer and Parkinson’s disease. Under the guidance of a scientific mentor, each Summer Scholar is responsible for his or her own research project in such areas as genetic engineering and stem cell research. The Program emphasizes development of both laboratory and communication skills to develop well-rounded future scientists, healthcare professionals, and policy makers.  Paid positions are available at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine,  the Scripps Research Institute, UC Berkeley, the University of Oxford, and the Harvard School of Medicine among other research-focused institutions.
    The online application and a full descriptions of each research project can be found at Applications will be accepted until 12 pm PST February 5, 2018. 
  • UT Dept of Health Antimicrobial Resistance Program is seeking an intern to assist with infection surveillance and data entry. Applications due by Oct 30, 2017. Please see attached flyer and contact Karen Singson at 801-538-6662 or by October 30, 2017 for questions or further details.
  • The Utah Center for Nanomedicine is currently looking for a work study office assistant. It is office work, but it is also a good opportunity to get up close and personal with the workings of a graduate science lab. Here is the posting:
  • Biofire Diagnostics will be hiring a clinical intern to assist with their efforts in conducting clinical trials to generate data for submission to the FDA for molecular diagnostic devices. Interns will assist scientists and research associates with: data collection, entry, and verification; preparing study materials for shipment to clinical trial sites; lab testing on clinical specimens (PCR and related molecular techniques); and participation in day-to-day logistics and trouble shooting.Job requirements include GPA of at least 3.0 in a major field of study in a scientific discipline. At least one year of upper division coursework in major field of study in biology, microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, or directly related discipline. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word. Highly organized and meticulous. Able to lift up to 20 lbs. Appy
  • Connect2Health is an organization working in medical clinics which acts as a bridge between local community resources and under-served patients in need. Connect2Health is currently recruiting for internship positions:
    Intern with University of Utah Health Plans:

    1 year contract, 15-20 hours weekly, $14/hour
    Conducting telephonic outreach and resource referral with Health Plans Members
    Intern with University of Utah Pediatrics – Neurology Team

    6 month contract, 10-20 hours weekly, $3,750 stipend + 50% off tuition for graduate students
    Oversee team of volunteers in Pediatric Neurology Clinic

    Intern Applications close on July 31 at 5pm. Group Interviews will be conducted on Friday August 4
    Website for more information and for submitting applications:

  • There are multiple seasonal job announcements for wildlife and conservation-oriented students interested in summer tech positions with Wyoming Game and Fish. There are job opportunities with bats, amphibians, fish, black-footed ferrets, and small mammals. Check out this link to see if you'd like a meaningful summer job in the wildlife conservaiton field. Apply
  • The SRF Summer Scholars Program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct biomedical research to combat diseases of aging, such as cancer and Parkinson’s Disease. Under the guidance of a scientific mentor, each Summer Scholar is responsible for his or her own research project in such areas as genetic engineering and stem cell research. The Summer Scholars Program emphasizes development of both laboratory and communication skills to develop well-rounded future scientists, healthcare professionals, and policy makers. Students participating in the program will hone their writing skills via periodic reports, which are designed to emulate text scientists commonly must produce. At the end of the summer, students will have the opportunity to put all of their newly developed communication skills into practice at a student symposium.
         Paid positions are available at:
         • Buck Institute for Research on Aging
         • Harvard Stem Cell Institute
         • Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
         • SRF Research Center
         • The Scripps Research Institute
         • University of Oxford
         • Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
    The online application and a full descriptions of each research project can be found at Applications will be accepted until 12 pm PST February 6, 2017. A downloadable program flyer is available at the same address.
  • University of Utah Health Plans
         Paid Position: 15-20 hours/week, 1 year, $10,875
         Apply HERE:
    AmeriCorps Member
         $1,221 Education Award given after 300 hours of service
         Can serve at 4th Street or Hospital
         Indicate your interest in the application for 4th Street or Peds Neuro
    Fourth Street Health Mentor
         Volunteer Position: 3 hours/week, 2 semesters
         Apply HERE:
    Pediatric Neurology Health Mentor
         Volunteer Position: 4 hours/week, 2 semesters
         Apply HERE:
  • The Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service announced the availability of over 900 temporary positions for the 2017 field season throughout national forests and grasslands in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. Temporary positions are available in a variety of exciting and rewarding occupations such as fire, trails, forestry, engineering, wildlife, recreation, fisheries, archeology and administrative support.
    Job seekers can apply for temporary jobs during the following time frames:
         January 4-11, 2017: Wildland fire positions and other early season temporary positions
         February 1-7, 2017: Recreation, fisheries, forestry, engineering, and other positions
    Temporary job opportunities are available online at: Job seekers can apply through USAJOBS during the applicable time periods at: Permanent job opportunities can be found online at:
    The Forest Service is a federal agency under the U.S. Department of Agriculture that manages 193 million acres of land, roughly the size of Texas. The Rocky Mountain Region includes 17 national forests and seven national grasslands located in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The mission of the Forest Service is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.
  • There are several Biology/Biotechnology summer internship opportunities at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore CA that could provide professional, applied experiences for students in the UofU Biology Department. See this link for more information:
  • The Hogle Zoo has a yearly Summer Volunteer Internship Program for college students interested in animal care, conservation and behavioral ecology. Applications are due on March 15, 2016. If have any questions, please feel free to contact Chris Schmitz at PDF
  • UofU Biology Science Communication Assistant - Paid position with the Nadkarni Lab. Assistant
  • The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is currently accepting applications for fellowship opportunities for the FWS 2017 Directorate Resource Assistant Fellows Program (DFP). Applications will be accepted through close of business on February 10, 2017. The Directorate Resource Assistant Fellows Program (DFP) is designed to provide a fellowship opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to participate full time for at least 11 weeks on projects that meet the qualification of a rigorous internship program.
    Participation in the DFP will offer the selected fellows an opportunity to demonstrate to supervisors and managers their potential for success. Management may directly hire a fellow who has successfully completed their fellowship program and requirements for his or her degree program.For more information about the DFP program, the eligibility requirements, the application process and the specific project details, please visit the DFP webpage at
  • This announces the opening of the Cottonwood Canyons Foundation Plants Program and Invasive Weed Intern position. As our mission states, the Cottonwood Canyons Foundation works to continuously improve the environments of Big and Little Cottonwood Canyon through education and stewardship programs. The intern will work with the Botanist to support the Invasive Weeds Stewardship program that improves the habitats through vegetative remediation and invasive weed removal, as well as various Education programs. We are looking for a part time (10-25 hours per week) candidate for the Intern position. Please email all applications to Tim Remkes at
  • The Utah Conservation Corps (UCC) in partnership with the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest is advertising a Conservation Education Resource Assistant (RA). This is a 6 month (24 weeks) full-time work experience from approximately May through October 2017. The Utah Conservation Corps (UCC) is Utah's award-winning, and nationally-recognized statewide Conservation Corps headquartered in Logan, Utah at Utah State University's main campus. PDF
  • VM Nutritional is hiring for a Microbiology/Quality Control Lab Technician (position number 25745 in UCareerPath on the Uof U Career Services website: This is an entry-level position for a senior or recently graduated student. Please direct any questions to Sumitha Bhavaraju at; 801-747-0590
  • Tracy Aviary is one of our communities leaders in wildlife education and conservation science. They are currently looking for an intern to help them complete a project involving Breeding Bird Surveys (BBS). For those who do not know, the BBS are the nation's longest running and largest citizen science projects. They have been collecting data on bird populations and breeding trends since 1966. This project is being completed in accordance with Utah's Division of Wildlife Resources. It is a great opportunity to network with biologists and conservationists working in the government and NGO sectors of conservation. Plus, it is one of only a few internship positions that you will find in the field which offers any sort of monetary compensation. Description and specifics on how to apply.
  • The Sustainability Office is seeking dedicated students to help meet its mission to turn the campus into a living laboratory for sustainability solutions. Help garden, manage programs, organize the U of U Farmers market, and create content for our online social media and publications. All majors welcome to apply! Deadline for first review of applications extended to Sunday, April 16 by 11:59 p.m. Applicants must apply through the University’s HR website. See descriptions with links to job postings below:
    Edible Campus Gardens Steward
    The Edible Campus Gardens (ECG) of the Sustainability Office is seeking a current student with leadership skills and a passion for food issues. This position will work with our team to lead volunteers, implement a four-season organic vegetable garden, and coordinate garden activities. Apply now!
    Sustainability Ambassadors
    The Sustainability Office seeks multiple student interns to help promote sustainability and manage programs at the University of Utah. Interns assist the Sustainability Office in its mission through project development and implementation, social media, video, photography, marketing, blog writing, event planning, and campus-centric research and focus groups. Apply now!
    Farmers Market Student Manager
    The Sustainability Office seeks a student manager for the University of Utah Farmers Market, which takes place on Thursdays the first seven weeks of the fall semester. The student market manager will assist staff managers with vendor management, market set up and tear down, grant management, and other programs that make the U of U Farmers Market a go-to destination. Apply now!
    Sustainability Office Assistant
    The Sustainability Office Assistant provides general clerical support for the Sustainability Office. Responsibilities include greeting visitors, answering the phone, scheduling meetings, reserving rooms, and assisting with event planning. Apply now!

    Please contact Ayrel Clark-Proffitt at if you need additional information.
  • University of Utah Athletics invites applications for our inaugural summer sport science internship program. Two positions will be accepted. This announcement is for the position of Sport Science Intern, and the position of Sports Analytics and Technology Intern. The program start date is June 1, 2017 and will conclude approximately August 31, 2017 (depending on availability). These are an unpaid positions. PDFThe College of Science internship program is currently accepting applications for Spring internships. The application deadline is 1/15/17, but a few positions close earlier (1/5/17). There are great opportunities available for all science majors. Participating employers include: Clark Planetarium, Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, Momentum Recycling, Natural History Museum of Utah, Sierra Club, Tracy Aviary, UofU STEM Ambassador Program, Real Food Rising, Utah Department of Health, and Utah Division of Parks and Recreation. Students with a declared science major, 3.0 GPA, and 30 credit hours on their transcripts can apply.
         The full list of positions is available at For any questions contact Emily Gaines at the CSME:, 801-585-3878
  • The Bureau of Epidemiology currently has two unpaid internship opportunities. See PDF's below. While we would like to fill these positions these positions as quickly as possible. Please respond by Friday, January 13. 2017 HAI_Student Internship, 2017 Disease Plans_Student Internship
  • SLCgreen Outreach Interns: Now accepting resumes and cover letters for Spring 2017! Under direction of the Outreach Coordinator, Interns will assist in researching, facilitating, and promoting city-wide sustainability initiatives and supportsustainability education and outreach for residents, businesses, and city employees. For more information on the position, please visit this website: To apply, Please send your resume and areas of interest to Deadline to apply is Wednesday Nov 30
  • Salt Lake City, AmeriCorps and the Utah Conservation Corps are currently recruiting for a 1700-hour internship placement with the SLC Open Space Lands Program. The placement involves serving as an Outreach and Education Specialist focused on assisting with events and activities that connect youth and adults to nature in the urban environment. The placement comes with financial compensation, health insurance benefits and an education award (see attached Job Announcement for details). Salt Lake City is accepting applications through November 18. The term of service will be between December, 2016 and December, 2017 PDF
  • UCC Postion Discription: Salt Lake Ranger District  November through April: 900 Hour PositionThis position is located on the Salt Lake Ranger District of the Uinta-Wasatch- Cache National Forest provide information receptionist services.  Position will also provide support to the district’s winter recreation program. PDF
  • 2017 Native American Research Assistanceship Program -The application period is now open for next summer’s Native American Research Assistantship program through the US Forest Service.The appointment is for 3 to 5 months within the 2017 calendar year, depending on the project. Starting dates are negotiable within the context of the seasonality of the research topics. The deadline for applications is October 28, 2016. Visit The Wildlife Society for more information or contact Mariah Simmons (
  • Natural History Mesuem of Utah (NHMU) paid internships. Youth Teaching Youth Intern and Museum Eduation Resources Intern. See PDF Flyer
  • The SLCgreen crew is looking for a self-motivated, outgoing, and enthusiastic individual to join their intern staff.
    Please note that is a seasonal PAID position for 20-25 hours per week through August or September. Weekend and some evening availability required. Opportunity may be extended through December 2016 for 10-15 hours per week. Pay is $12.00 per hour. Job Summary: Under direction of the Sustainability Communications Manager, supports sustainability education and outreach for residents, businesses and city employees. Assists in facilitating and promoting city-wide sustainability initiatives. Email a cover letter and resume to by Monday, April 25th for consideration.
  • NGUT-ERM is looking for a qualified technician to work with migratory birds conducting avian transect monitoring during the summer of 2016 at Camp Williams.  Transects were established in 1993 and monitoring will build upon 20 years of data and analysis, including Master’s theses.  The technician must demonstrate experience or training in audible bird call and visual recognition.  Avian Tech PDF Flyer

  • NGUT-ERM is looking for a qualified technician to assist with wildlife monitoring and management, analysis and reporting during the summer of 2016 at Camp Williams (20 miles south of Salt Lake City).  The technician will do various wildlife monitoring as described in the Integrated Natural Resource Management Plan (INRMP), including: Bird of Prey Surveys, wind turbine surveys, motion camera surveys, and other. Wildlife Tech PDF Flyer
  • Great Basin Science has several job openings for research associates, both full time and part time internship positions. It's a great opportunity for recent science grads looking for work, or students looking to gain some entry level industry experience. Here are the links to the job postings. Interested students can apply through the link or can send a resume and cover letter directly to Lindsey Enright
         Job 127500 Description
         Job 127494 Description
  • The National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) is a $430 million dollar observatory project dedicated to  understanding how changes in climate, land use and invasive species impact ecology.  For the next three decades NEON will collect a comprehensive range of ecological data on a continental scale across 20 eco-climatic domains  representing US ecosystems.  NEON will use cutting edge technology including an airborne observation platform that will capture images of regional landscapes and vegetation; mobile, re-locatable, and fixed data collection; sites with automated ground sensors to monitor soil and atmosphere; and trained field crews who will observe and sample populations of diverse organisms and collect soil and water data. Temporary Field Technicians- D15 Utah
  • Utah Dept of Agriculture and Food Seasonal Insect Trapper, $10 to $11 per hour, non-benefited, Employed from May 2nd to October 27th. Must have valid driver's license. The schedule is Monday through Thursday 7 am to 5:30 pm. The position involves setting insect traps to monitor for invasive species. Significant portions of the job involve driving and being outdoors. This job includes working with GPS devices. Applicants must be self-motivated, friendly and willing to work with the public. Please send resumes to J. Caputo
  • Paid STEM Ambassador Program Internship - The STEM Ambassador Program Intern will work closely with the Program Manager and Program Assistant to complete tasks centered on informal science education for underrepresented and underserved community groups. PDF Description PDF Flyer
  • ATTP99-04135-Biologist Technician-Non-game-Up to 5 Positions-Lander, Wyoming. This announcement will hire up to 5 technicians for several projects. Projects focus on a diverse group of species including 1) grassland birds, 2) prairie dogs and black-footed ferrets 3) bats, 4) water voles, and 5) juniper obligate birds and mammals. PDF Announcement
  • Environmental Education Internship – Summer 2016 Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter, Park City, UT. Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter is a 1,200 acre nature preserve and education center in Park City, UT. It encompasses 800 acres of wetlands, 400 acres of uplands, and a 10,000 square foot LEED Platinum certified “green” visitor’s center. The mission of Swaner is “Preserve, Educate, Nurture.” We aim to preserve the land, educate the community about the value of nature, and nurture both the ecosystem and the human connection to it. Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter is a part of Utah State University. PDF Announcement
  • AmeriCorps Education Specialist at Red Buttes Garden
  • Americorps Youth Education Specialist at Red Buttes Garden
  • The National Park Service Climate Change Response Program and the University of Washington are pleased to announce paid summer internship positions to address climate change in national parks! The George Melendez Wright Initiative for Young Leaders in Climate Change (YLCC) offers twelve positions for the summer of 2016 in national parks and program offices all around the country -- from Florida to Alaska, and Washington DC to American Samoa. Applications will be accepted until 12:00 PM PST on January 28, 2016. Eligible students are highly accomplished graduate students and upper-level undergraduates (current juniors and seniors). Applicants must be US citizens or nationals, and be enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate degree program. Students who complete their internship and academic requirements with a high degree of success are subsequently eligible to be hired by the NPS, Fish & Wildlife Service, and Bureau of Land Management without having to compete for jobs. For further information, list of available internships, and application directions please see the attached announcement and visit the program website: Park Climate Intern
  • Boise State offers summer internships for undergraduate students interested in raptors, and the program is sponsored by the National Science Foundation. The window for applications is now open. Applications are due by February 20, 2016, and interested students can apply at the REU-Raptor Research web site.
    If you have questions that the website cannot answer, you can contact:
        James R. Belthoff
        Professor of Biology at Boise State University
  • The SRF Summer Scholars Program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct biomedical research to combat diseases of aging, such as cancer and neurodegenerative diseases. Under the guidance of a scientific mentor, each Summer Scholar is responsible for his or her own research project in such exciting areas as genetic engineering and stem cell research. The Summer Scholars Program emphasizes development of both laboratory and communication skills to develop well-rounded scientists who can work equally well with other scientists or the general public. Students participating in the program will hone their writing skills via periodic reports, which are designed to emulate text scientists commonly must produce. Additionally, a poster presentation at a SRF-sponsored conference at the end of the summer will provide students with an opportunity to put all of their newly developed communication skills into practice when they present their results to scientists from other research institutions.

    Paid positions are available at such world-renowned research institutions as Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Harvard School of Medicine, Sanford-Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, Scripps Research Institute
    SRF Research Center, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine. The online application and full descriptions of each research project can be found at SENS Summer Scholars. Applications will be accepted until 12 pm PST February 1, 2016. A downloadable program flyer is available at the same address. 
  • Salt Lake City’s Open Space Lands Program is currently hiring a Natural Lands Supervisor. This position is responsible for the development, oversight, and implementation of ecological restoration projects, weed mitigation on open space lands, and environmental outreach and engagement with the public. If you know anyone you think would be good fit for this job, please direct them to the job posting on the city website. Here’s the link: SLC Open Space. The position closes on February 21st.Elsevier, a scientific materials publishing company, is searching for a human-anatomy savvy student to digitally tag ~6000 medical drawings with meaningful descriptor tags. This is a part-time and temporary paid internship; up to a 6 month position with approximately 2-300 hours of work to be completed in the Sugarhouse office location during normal business hours. Applicants must have basic familiarity with medical and anatomical terminology and grasp abstract concepts and relationships between terms. To apply for the position, contact Kellie at or call 801-574-2863

  • Natural History Museum of Utah Youth Teaching Youth (YTY) Informal Education Intern-The Youth Teaching Youth Intern will work closely with program staff to engage middle school program participants at weekly afterschool meetings and to complete a variety of projects centered on informal science education for K-12 students. More information

  • Natural History Museum of Utah Museum Education Resources Intern (Teaching Toolboxes)-The Museum Education Resou rces Intern will work closely with the department staff to inventory educational specimens and complete a wide variety of projects centered on informal education. More information
  • Become an intern with Utahns Against Hunger’s Real Food Rising program to learn about sustainable urban farming practices, youth development, and community service involvement in Utah. There are multiple positions available, so please look at all three attachments before applying. Work happens on Real Food Rising’s 1.25 acre urban farm in Salt Lake, in soup kitchens and food pantries, on farm field trips and workshops.
    RFR Crew Leader Internship
    RFR Marketing Coordinator Internship
    RFR Urban Farm Apprentice Internship

  • Nelson Laboratories is a national leading provider of full, life-cycle microbiology testing services for the medical devices, pharmaceutical, tissue and natural products industries. We offers more than 400 cutting-edge laboratory tests and employs over 500 leading scientists and staff in state-of-the-art facilities. Nelson Laboratories tests everything from pacemakers, hip implants, and tissue to over the counter devices like adhesive bandages. If you’re looking for an exciting, comprehensive, and hands-on laboratory experience, Nelson Laboratories is the place for your internship. The laboratory analyst summer internship position is a full-time position for 40 hours a week Monday – Friday. The internship will start on Monday May 11, 2015 and will end Friday July 31, 2015. Please apply at Recruiting. PDF

  • Orca Health is looking for an intern who would be researching different medical conditions and treatment options. They will be using research databases to identify important medical studies, the results of which will be included in a new software product that Orca will be releasing. To learn more and to apply please click here.
  • Natural History Museum of Utah Museum Education Intern Taking Learning Outdoors The Museum Education Intern for Taking Learning Outdoors will work closely with the department’s education specialists to complete a variety of projects centered on informal science education for K112 students and teachers. More information
  • The Natural History Museum of Utah is looking for a summer intern. Please submit your resume along with a brief cover letter stating how your interests and experience align with this position to:
  • The deadline for UNDERGRADUATE SUMMER research exchange grants from the Evo-Devo-Eco Network (EDEN) is March 11, 2015. EDEN is a program funded by the National Science Foundation of the USA. The goal of this program is to train undergraduates in the field of Evo-Devo-Eco, with an emphasis on emerging model systems. Eligible students should be undergraduates of any nationality at any college or university, including liberal arts colleges, community colleges, and universities, both within and outside of the U.S.. Eligible host labs should be conducting research using new and emerging model organism and must be at a U.S.-based institution. If the proposed host lab is working on a well-established model organism, your application must explain how the techniques or skills that you learn in the host lab will be applied to work on new or emerging model organisms at your home institution. Students may apply to work in a lab that is at their home institution, as long as the proposed research involves new and emerging model organisms. However, in cases where all other aspects of applications are considered to be equally competitive, preference will be given to applicants who propose to travel to a lab that is not at their home institution. Please visit NSF EDEN for complete program details. For examples of previous undergraduate projects supported by EDEN, please visit NSF EDEN Past UGs.
  • BLM Pathways Internship Program is looking for one or more interns for their Salt Lake branch.  Deadline is 3/10/2015.  This announcement can be viewed at USAJOBS.
  • The Tracy Aviary Conservation Internship is six months long, from 1 April to 1 October 2015, and is designed to provide the training required for a Biology/Ecology/Zoology student or naturalist interested in increasing their experience in field bird survey methods, data entry, and public participation in science. PDF
  • The Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District (SLCMAD) is seeking individuals for summer internships as lab and vector control technicians for the 2015 summer/fall season. These positions have been filled by U of U biology students in the past, and their feedback is that the internships were very meaningful and provided good job experience. To apply, visit this website: Jobs
  • FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake is seeking a part-time Environmental Education Coordinator for 2015. The position will begin in April and run through December 15th. The Environmental Education Coordinator will assist with our 4th grade Lakeside Learning field trip program at Great Salt Lake. This position offers a unique opportunity to engage students in inquiry based observations and exploration at Antelope Island State Park, Great Salt Lake Marina, and in our summer camp programs. The right applicant will also have the opportunity to be an instrumental part in launching a new extension program for the organization. Apply
  • 2015 Alta Summer Stewardship Internship
  • 2015 Bill Levitt Fellowship
  • The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences would like to announce the opening of our 2014 Summer Accelerated Biomedical Research (SABR) Undergraduate Research Internship application! Please contact Jackie Chavez or visit our website if you have any questions, concerns or would just like additional information. Please fill out our application.
  • Intern for the Paleontology Collections at the Natural History Museum of Utah, starting Fall 2014.
  • Courtagen Life Sciences, a genetic testing company that specializes in pediatric neurological disorders, is recruiting 3 full-time paid interns to assist in the genetic test interpretation Please see the announcement for application instructions. Please email the materials with “INTERNSHIP APPLICATION” in the subject line to Dr. Julie Eggington.
  • Biofire Diagnostics currently has several internships available in our R&D lab. These positions would be for the Summer (30+ hours), but preference will be given to students who would also be available for some hours during the school year (around 20 hours). We are looking for qualified 3rd and 4th year students with a science or math background. Interested candidates should send a Resume and Cover Letter to Wendy Smith. In addition, you can find information about current technology on the Biofire website, and publications from the lab PI and Director of Biochemistry, Mark Poritz, on PubMed.
  • The Salt Lake County Recycling office announces a summer 2014 internship/service learning opportunity at the Salt Lake Valley Landfill.
    Students will be asked to help us increase our outreach by interacting with landfill customers and helping our residents learn more about source separation. The student will also be required to document waste types and create reports using data collected.
    More specifically, students will be asked to do the following:
    o Work outdoors.
    o Work Saturdays and at least one, preferably two, days during the week for 3-4 hours per day.
    o Catalog waste types collected at the landfill citizen unloading facility.
    o Catalog recycling collection.
    o Create reporting mechanism to analyze the data collected.
    o Frequently interact with and educate citizens on waste and recycling.
    o Will work closely with Recycling Office staff.
    The successful student will be passionate about recycling and its benefit to our environment.
    The project will be concluded by August 15. Please send resumes via email to Ashlee Yoder, Recycling Program Manager, Salt Lake County. Feel free to email or call with questions: 385-468-6379.
  • Nelson Laboratories is testing a new facility located in Salt Lake City, and is interested in hiring students in the biosciences. A formal, paid internship program is being offered this summer and undergraduate students actively working towards a biology or chemistry degree are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should should send a resume and cover letter to: .The start date for the internship is May 12th and Nelson Labs will start accepting applications immediately and until April 25. The duration of the internship will be 3 months but will vary based on class start dates and other factors. Students will be working in various lab roles and will be compensated at a rate of $12.50 per hour. Though we anticipate that each position will be full-time, we are willing to work with interns who can commit to a set schedule of at least 24 hours per week. They will also be given the same paid holidays as regular employees (4th of July etc.).
  • Courtagen Life Sciences, Inc. is offering paid summer internships. Please email the following materials with “INTERNSHIP APPLICATION” in the subject line to Dr. Julie Eggington: 1. Cover letter, including a statement of available start date and working hours. (Please note that the corporate office is located in Woburn, MA, so early working hours to match east coast time are preferred). 2. Resume 3. University transcripts (official or unofficial).
  • Mosquito Abatement District-Davis (MADD) Paid Internship Opportunity. This internship will allow the intern to experience the real world and practical application of public health in a vector control setting. The intern will be directly involved with vector studies such as surveillance and exploring new vector control methods. The intern will also have the opportunity to participate in mosquito control field operations. This internship has the potential to allow you to earn university credit. Please consult Dr. David Gard in Biology Advising for more information.
  • Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office Horticulture Program Part-Time Unpaid Intern Position The Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office is looking to offer on individual a unique experience to help grow the 2014 Horticulture program.  The main purpose of Horticulture program is to educate and enrich the lives of the trustees who apply and are chosen to participate in the program. The Salt Lake County Jail Horticulture program is a 1.5 acre garden that manages up to 80 different varieties of vegetables, fruits, herbs and nursery plants.   
  • Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory offers quality summer internships


Myriad Genetic Laboratories is a leading molecular diagnostic company located in Salt Lake City. Myriad offers predictive medicine tests that identify hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, hereditary colorectal and uterine cancer, and other hereditary cancer syndromes.

The Natural History Museum of Utah is seeking a motivated work study student to work in the Paleontology Collections at the Natural History Museum of Utah. Tasks will include inventory, curation, photography, data entry, and preparation of fossil specimens in the museum collections. A background in geology and/or biology is preferred but not required. Proficient hand-eye coordination is necessary. The position will require occasional lifting and moving of items up to 20 pounds, and working with basic solvents and glues in the lab (e.g., acetone and super glue). If you are eligible for Federal Work Study and interested in this position, please apply to the job at: UMNH Job Posting and email Carolyn Levitt-Bussian. Please provide contact information for two professional references. The successful candidate will be subject to a basic background check"

Hogle Zoo Summer 2014 Jobs and Internships - Click on "Jobs and Volunteers". There are multiple jobs and internships available for Summer 2014.

Nunavut Canada-Polar Bear Wildlife Tech

Goldman Sachs has 4 opportunities. 2014 Compliance, 2014 Finance Analysis, 2014 IMD Analysis, 2014 Operations.

BLM Intership Opportunities:
Student Trainee (Biology Plants) GS-499-4/5
Positions located in Richfield, Utah
Student Trainee (Biology) GS-499-2/3
Positions located in Richfield, Utah
Student Trainee (Cartographic Technician) GS-1399-4
Positions located in Fillmore, Utah
Student Trainee (Geographic Information Systems) GS-399-3
Positions located in Kanab, Utah
Student Trainee (Park Ranger) GS-0099-4
Positions located in Price, Utah
Student Trainee (Range) GS-499-3
Positions located in Kanab, Utah
Student Trainee (Hydrology) GS-1399-3
Positions located in Kanab, Utah
Student Trainee (Visual Information) GS-1099-4
Positions located in Salt Lake City, Utah

Environmental Education Coordinator (Americorps); FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake, March 10 deadline

Red Butte Garden Conservation Department - The Red Butte Garden Conservation Department is looking for students who have taken plant-related courses and are generally interested in botany and conservation biology. Internship could include both office work and field work. Send resume and cover letter, or questions, to Conservation Director, Rita Reisor

USFWS 2013 internships Announcement

South African Shark Conservancy

Crocker Undergraduate Internship Award - Up to two $1,500 cash stipend awards are available to outstanding students who are declared College of Science majors, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher, and have secured a summer internship with a science-based company

HEAL Utah would like to announce an exciting opportunity! We are now seeking applicants for 2014 Spring Interns. Our interns gain a rich education in HEAL's work, from fundraising and management to advocacy and activism. And we even pay a little! Please feel free to share this information with your students. Applications are due December 2nd, 2013.

US Fish and Wildlife Service internship programs - Student Career Experience Program (SCEP)

US Fish and Wildlife Service internship programs - Student Employment Opportunities

US Fish and Wildlife Service internship programs - Career Discovery Internship Program

TreeUtah has a current opening for an EcoGarden and Education Americorps Intern. This 900 hour position runs from March through September. Applications for this position are due on February 8th, 2013. More information about this position can be found on our website. All inquiries should be directed to No phone calls, please.

National Wildlife Federation-Campus Ecology

Idaho Power - Requires a BS. Please review the attached job posting (1) (2).  If you are interested in being considered for this position, please visit our website at  Please note that all applications must be received prior to 5:00 p.m. (MST) on the closing date of the position. If you require accommodation or assistance in completing the application, please contact our recruiting team at 208-388-2965, or e-mail

TreeUtah Volunteers needed

This Bill Leavitt fellowship is an opportunity for selected individuals to work with our Executive Director for three to six months. The fellowship will focus on how Bill’s standards of excellence, intelligence and integrity in public process, and Friends of Alta’s conservation efforts can work together to protect Alta's environment, history and state of mind.

Idaho Power - Seasonal Biologist, Avian Protection, Environmental Technician I

Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District

Harvard Research Program in Ecology

Red Butte Gardens

Crocker Undergraduate Internship Award

Sierra Club of Utah

National Park Service

Center for Science and Mathematics Education

Myriad Genetics - "Interested students should first email resumes, cover letters, and transcripts to Brianna Burdett at In late March, applicants will also be able to apply for the position online (posted as Genetic Variant Intern). Application deadline is Apr 30.

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