Battelle, Columbus, OH
Job Description: Our Applied Genomics and Biology Business Line is currently seeking a Biology Intern to provide support to government and commercial programs focused on the development, evaluation, and implementation of materials, devices, and techniques designed to detect, provide protection against, and mitigate the effects of chemical, biological, and radiological hazards.
The J.M. Smucker Company (Smucker's), Orville, OH
Job Description: Provide routine microbiological testing on finished goods and environmental samples, project support, data reporting, laboratory upkeep, and management of an individual project with required presentation.
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Ohio (various locations)
Job Description: Ohio EPA interns get involved in a variety of projects, including wetlands, modeling, macroinvertebrate sampling, and permits. Positions are posted in January and February for the upcoming summer.
Learn More Here: http://epa.ohio.gov/oes/home.aspx#123494709-internship-program
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Student Conservation Association (SCA)
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the nation's oldest and largest provider of conservation internships, offers nearly 2,000 expense-paid opportunities each year (https://www.thesca.org/serve/internships). Interns must be 18+, but interns do not need to be currently enrolled or be a certain major – all majors and skill sets are encouraged to apply.
Interns primarily work with agencies such as the National Park Service, US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and other federal, state, and local agencies, as well as some nonprofits and even businesses.
For the database of currently available internships, go to this link: http://mysca.force.com/member/MemberPositionsScout
SCA also offers paid, seasonal field leader opportunities, overseeing groups of high school students or college aged students doing hands-on conservation projects. Field leaders must be 21+ and have outdoor experience, experience working with youth, and experience working in teams and as a leader (http://www.thesca.org/serve/field-leaders/programs).