Find 2019 Biology Internships

The Industry

While biologists are better known by their specialties, they are united by their study of living organisms. They learn how living organisms work, interact together, and evolve, which allows us to understand our world better, care for ourselves and other living organisms better, and plan for the future.

The Career Options

Biology students have a wide variety of choices in terms of specializations and careers. While many biologists are researchers, other biologists apply their understanding of living organisms through a variety of professions. Biological scientists carry out research at universities, private laboratories, or for the government. Geneticists, biochemists, botanists, microbiologists, physiologists, biophysicists, zoologists, ecologists are all biological scientists. Other biologists apply their understanding of living organisms through careers in healthcare, environmental management and conservation, or education. These types of professions include veterinarians, doctors, teachers, or even park rangers.

The Internship

Sometimes the array of possible specializations can be confusing, and making the right choice can seem daunting. Pursuing a biology internship can be a big help in making an informed choice about your interest in biology. The real world conditions provide interns with relevant experience and help provide a clear understanding of the skills that a career in biology requires.

Depending on your interests, you can choose internships in areas of research like biomedical or natural sciences or even in ecology, biological fieldwork, environmental education, botany or conservation, microbiology and more. Use the opportunity to get familiar with the types of software and hardware used in the field in which you’re interning. Research biologists use many software programs which can help with visualizing and interacting with data; creating documents; managing references; processing images; making diagrams; extracting data from published papers; sharing data and knowledge; automating tasks; and editing text. Most research biologists use a UNIX operating system to run these advanced tools. For most biology professions, you’ll need to obtain an advanced degree. Research positions typically require a doctorate degree.

The Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of jobs for biologists is expected to grow about 5% over the next decade, which is about average, though some specialties like biochemistry will see faster growth.

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Biologics Laboratory Intern - Airway Diseases

internship | full time

Astrazeneca

Gaithersburg, MD

59 days ago
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Biologics Lab Intern - Airway Diseases AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals Inc - Gaithersburg, MD4.1 1 day agoFull-timeEstimated: $37,000 - $46,000 a year Apply Now Skills * Clean Room AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business foc...

Astrazeneca

Gaithersburg, MD

59 days ago

Biologics Summer Chromatography Intern

internship | full time

Astrazeneca

Gaithersburg, MD

60 days ago
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Biologics Summer 2019 Chromatography Intern AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals Inc 1,569 reviews - Gaithersburg, MD 20878 AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals Inc 1,569 reviews Read what people are saying about working here. Temporary, Internship AstraZeneca is a gl...

Astrazeneca

Gaithersburg, MD

60 days ago

Student Trainee Biologist , Gs - Intern

internship | part time

US Government

Alexandria, VA

51 days ago
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Student Trainee (Biologist), GS-0499-07/09/11 Intern U.S. Federal Government 550 reviews - Alexandria, VA U.S. Federal Government 550 reviews Read what people are saying about working here. $47,016 - $90,461 a year Part-time, Internship, Other Duties...

US Government

Alexandria, VA

51 days ago

Intern, Harvest Laboratory - Winery

internship | full time

Constellation Brands Incorporated

Sonoma, CA

62 days ago
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Intern, Harvest Lab - Ravenswood Winery Constellation Brands 175 reviews - Sonoma, CA Constellation Brands 175 reviews Read what people are saying about working here. Internship Job Description We are looking for Harvest Laboratory Interns who want t...

Constellation Brands Incorporated

Sonoma, CA

62 days ago

Intern - Synthetic Biology

unpaid internship | part time

Sri International

Menlo Park, CA

13 days ago
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Intern - Synthetic Biology 01-May-2019 Title Intern - Synthetic Biology Job Description Laboratory project involving synthetic biology, molecular cloning, protein engineering, for the creation of novel biological detection technologies. The student w...

Sri International

Menlo Park, CA

13 days ago

College Research Intern

internship | full time

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Cold Spring Harbor, NY

42 days ago
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College Research Intern Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory - Cold Spring Harbor, NY4.3 14 hours agoTemporaryEstimated: $29,000 - $40,000 a year Apply Now Skills * Molecular Biology Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, located on the north shore of Long Island, ...

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Cold Spring Harbor, NY

42 days ago

Intern - Center For Macromolecular Science

internship | full time

Sri International

Harrisonburg, VA

46 days ago
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Intern - Center for Macromolecular Science 18-Mar-2019 Title Intern - Center for Macromolecular Science Job Description The Biosciences Division at SRI International has openings for Summer Interns in the Center for Macromolecular Bioscience in Harri...

Sri International

Harrisonburg, VA

46 days ago

Research Assistant/Intern - Molecular Bioloy

internship | full time

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Boston, MA

59 days ago
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RESEARCH ASSISTANT/ INTERN POSITION - MOLECULAR BIOLOY Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/ Harvard Medical School - Boston, MA4.0 19 hours agoFull-timeEstimated: $30,000 - $40,000 a year Apply Now Education * Bachelor's Degree * Master's Degree Ski...

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Boston, MA

59 days ago

Post - Undergraduate/Graduate Intern - Molecular Biology

internship | full time

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Golden, CO

49 days ago
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Post-Undergraduate/Graduate Intern (Year Round)- Molecular Biology National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Golden, CO3.8 2 hours agoFull-timeEstimated: $27,000 - $37,000 a year Apply Now Skills * Protein Purification * Laboratory Experience Posting Ti...

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Golden, CO

49 days ago

Biotechnology Intern

paid internship | part time

New Age Meats

San Francisco, CA

11 days ago
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Biotech Intern New Age Meats - San Francisco, CA 1 day agoInternshipEstimated: $26,000 - $35,000 a year Apply Now Skills * Laboratory Experience * Mammalian Cell Culture New Age Meats is a San Francisco based cellular agriculture clean/cell-based/lab...

New Age Meats

San Francisco, CA

11 days ago

Biopharma Intern

internship | part time

Admera Health

South Plainfield, NJ

18 days ago
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Biopharma Intern Admera Health - South Plainfield, NJ 2 hours agoPart-timeEstimated: $20,000 - $28,000 a year Apply Now Education * High School Diploma or GED Skills * Laboratory Experience * Next Generation Sequencing * Molecular Biology Benefits * ...

Admera Health

South Plainfield, NJ

18 days ago