Undergraduate

Internships

Internships in Biology (BIO 497)

Whether you want to secure a job or continue your education after graduation, internships have never been more important in helping to secure your future. This is your opportunity to build your resume, develop and document employment-related skills, gain career-related experience, make valuable contacts, and obtain references.

In BIO 497, students intern on or off campus under direction of UNCG Biology faculty and on-site supervisors for an average of 3-9 hours per week to earn 1-3 credit hours per semester.

Internships Frequently Asked Questions

Course Description Registration
BIO 497

1-3 sh

Students intern on or off campus for 3-9 hours per week under direction of UNCG BIO faculty and on-site supervisors.

Students must obtain their own placement prior to registration

Prerequisite: Minimum overall GPA of 2.80; two of BIO 301, BIO 330, BIO 355, and BIO 392 with a grade of C or better; and permission of instructor. (Notes: may be repeated for up to 6 s.h. with departmental permission. A maximum of 6 s.h. of any combination of BIO 493, BIO 496, BIO 497, and/or BIO 499 allowed.)

 

Contact an Internship Coordinator:

Biology and Health Sciences-related internships:
Meg Horton, 314 Sullivan Science Building,
mlhorton@uncg.edu

Environmental or wildlife-related internships:
Ann Somers, 310 Sullivan Science Building,
absomers@uncg.edu

Join the Biology Jobs & Internships Google Group

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