Many internships are available for enthusiastic students who are interested in pursuing biodiversity research or conservation projects. Washington University students pursuing an internship listed below are eligible to receive credit through General Studies 2991 04. An unpaid internship that is not specifically listed below may also qualify the student; email Professor Jonathan Losos at losos.wustl.edu with interest or questions
Living Earth Collaborative
Summer Undergraduate Research Award
- Open to all continuing WashU undergraduate students.
- For research related to biodiversity, it’s study and conservation, regionally and around the world.
- Applicants must be nominated by their research mentor, who must be a WashU Faculty Living Earth Collaborative Biodiversity Fellow or Living Earth Collaborative Post-doc.
- Awardees must participate in the Office of Undergraduate Research’s Workshop on Research Ethics in early May or mid-June.
- Awardees must present their work at the Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium.
- Awardees must submit an end of summer award report following completion of their research experience—due first day of classes in August.
- Awardees may not be enrolled in summer school during the period in which the award has been made.
- Awardees may not ENROLL or TA in any class during the time of their research and may not engage in any outside employment during that period.