The Center for Ohio River Research & Education at the Thomas More University Biology Field Station is offering 8 paid research internships for undergraduate students. These positions are in the fields of aquatic biology, ecology, environmental science and field biology. Projects involve animal husbandry, bioassessments/biomonitoring, fisheries, harmful algal bloom monitoring and toxicology, among others.
Time Period: Internships begin on May 31st and conclude on August 07th, 2022.
(Interns will have a mid-summer break from July 02-09.)
Internships include a $3000 stipend and free on-site housing. Students are responsible for food & travel. Student intern outcomes include:
• Increased understanding of and proficiency with research practices and processes
• Increased understanding of discipline-specific concepts and content
• Stronger skills in discipline-specific methods and procedures
• Expanded professional networks
• Increased interest in a career in field-based sciences
• Stronger professional skills
• Greater sense of belonging in the scientific community
Good Academic Standing and a minimum 3.00 G.P.A.
➢ Successful completion of General Biology I & II or General Chemistry I & II (or equivalent courses)
➢ Preference will be given to students with career aspirations in aquatic biology, ecology, environmental science, fisheries, and/or field biology
Application Materials (Hard copies or electronic applications are acceptable.)
➢ Cover Letter
➢ Unofficial Transcripts
➢ Resume or CV—limited to 1 page
➢ One Letter of Recommendation (submitted with the other materials or sent directly to Dr. Lorentz)
➢ Application Form (can be found at https://www.thomasmore.edu/academics/explore-campus/biologyfield-station/ under Research)