Job Opportunities

  • PIRG Campus Action

    October 18, 2017 at 10:34 am

    As the nation’s premier student action group, PIRG Campus Action is hiring campus organizers to empower student leaders and win concrete results on public interest campaigns ranging from getting our campuses to 100% renewable energy, to saving students money on textbooks by promoting open educational resources.

    *Early application deadline for full-time career opportunities is Sunday October, 22nd.

  • Field Projects International

    October 27, 2017 at 9:59 am

    Field Projects International is a not-for-profit organization offering field-based training for undergraduates and recent graduates at various research stations around the world. Students may receive credit for participation in select courses programs. Apply by November 6, 2017!

  • The Conservation and Land Management (CLM) internship program places 100-120 early-career scientists in five-month paid internships to assist professional biologists with land management and conservation projects. Now accepting applications for the 2018 field season!  Click here to apply.

  • North Carolina State University invites applicants for studies towards the PhD degree. The university-wide program encompasses and integrates neurodevelopment, neuroendocrinology, systems neuroscience, behavioral neuroscience, neurochemistry, neurogenetics, neuroengineering and comparative clinical neurology (For more information please visit

  • Climate Adaptation Science

    December 1, 2017 at 9:41 am

    The Climate Adaptation Sciences specialization prepares trainees for research-based careers that will integrate science, management, and policy to understand and adapt to a changing climate. The program includes interdisciplinary training in data management, informatics and modeling, communication, project management, and leadership skills. The program is open to MS and PhD students in a wide range of disciplines.

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison is beginning recruitment for the 4th year of LUCID (Learning, Understanding, Cognition, Intelligence, and Data Science), an NSF-funded interdisciplinary graduate training program. LUCID seeks minds and voices that have been marginalized in STEM fields, including those of women and members of under-represented minorities, though of course  applications from all interested potential students are welcome.

  • Make an IMPACT at Mayo Clinic

    November 7, 2017 at 11:30 am

    We are happy to announce the Innovative Minds Partnering to Advance Curative Therapies (IMPACT) Program for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Mayo Clinic IMPACT program gives Minnesota undergraduate students the opportunity to engage in novel hypothesis generation to address real-world health questions alongside Mayo scientists and physicians. We would like to invite you and your students to be part of this outstanding research opportunity!

    All participants will present a poster at the Mayo Clinic 2018 IMPACT Symposium. In addition to the poster, top teams will give oral presentations. There will be networking opportunities with physicians, scientists, and students at Mayo Clinic. Winning teams will be awarded a cash prize.

  • NIH Post-Baccalaureate Bioethics Fellowship

    October 31, 2017 at 2:12 pm

    The Bioethics Department at the NIH is accepting applications for its 2018 post-baccalaureate fellowship program. Our interdisciplinary department strives to create an academic environment where our fellows have the opportunity to learn many aspects of bioethics, as well as support to develop and implement an independent scholarship agenda, with guidance from faculty mentors.  Fellows participate in the activities and the intellectual life of our interdisciplinary department and study ethical issues related to biomedical research, clinical practice, genetics, biotechnology, public health, and health policy.

    Applicants for post-baccalaureate fellowships must have earned their degree no more than 3 years prior to the start date of the fellowship. Students planning to pursue MD, JD, PhD or other graduate degrees are encouraged to apply for post-baccalaureate fellowships. Only U.S. citizens are eligible.

  • The Ph.D. Program in Ocean Science and Engineering (OSE) will educate the next generation of transdisciplinary ocean scientists and engineers by combining the basic and applied sciences with innovative ocean technologies, and will advance interdisciplinary research at the frontiers of the physical, biological, chemical, and human dimensions of ocean systems.

    The application deadline for the Fall 2018 start date is December 8, 2017.

  • Applications are currently being accepted for the Sanford Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR), a dynamic 10-week summer program that allows students to apply their classroom knowledge by working in a laboratory under the supervision of a principal investigator and interacting with research teams that include graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

    Graduate Student opportunities in either the PhD program in Basic Biomedical Sciences at the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine or the PhD program in Biochemistry at South Dakota State University are also offered.

  • Southern Teachers Agency is now recruiting graduating students who have the potential to become good biology teachers at independent schools around the South.

  • Environment America Fellowship

    October 3, 2017 at 10:56 am

    For students interested in environmental advocacy – the Environment America Fellowship is a perfect opportunity for graduating seniors who are interested in gaining hands-on experience by lobbying and campaigning, and who are motivated to make a difference for the environment. 

    Early Application Deadline: October 8th, 2017, 9PM E.T.