Stanford Biodesign Innovation Fellowships
Provides graduate-level engineering and science students, plus medical students, interns, residents, fellows and postdocs with an intensive, year-long, project-based experience in biomedical technology invention. Successful applicants will be awarded a named fellowship.
Deadline: Early December
Dr. Scholl Science Fellowships at the Lincoln Park Zoo
Criteria for selection of fellows: Fellowships are restricted to (1) undergraduate students in good academic standing, (2) recent graduates, or (3) graduate students with research interests that coincide with the zoo staff. Each fellowship carries a salary of $3750 for 12 weeks. All living and other expenses are the responsibility of the fellow.
For more information, contact: Department of Conservation and Science, Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 North Clark St., Chicago, IL 60614-3895 or email.
Lambaréné Schweitzer Fellows Program
The Lambaréné Schweitzer Fellows Programsends four medical students each year to work for three month rotations at the Schweitzer Hospital in Gabon in the fields of surgery, internal medicine, and pediatrics. Fellows work as junior physicians, supervised by hospital medical staff. Fellows are eligible for pediatrics, medicine, or surgery rotations. Third-year medical students are eligible to apply. You must speak French.
Environmental Careers Organization (ECO)
ECO places approximately 400 interns each year in environmental "internships," though most of these pay quite well and provide good entry-level opportunities for graduating seniors. If you are a college junior, senior or graduate student, OR you have completed your Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's or Ph.D. degree within the last three years, you are eligible. Internships last from 3 months to 2 years. Average stipend is $425 per week.
Deadline: Varies, usually 3 weeks after internship is posted on the ECO site
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency–Fellowships Internships and Student Programs
Opportunities in research, environmental awareness projects, environmental law, PR and communications, computer programming, etc. (part- and full-time available). Complete instructions and application materials on web site.
Deadline: varies by program
Student Conservation Association
SCA sponsors several conservation and environmental programs, mainly in national parks, forests and wildlife refuges. Undergraduates and recent alumni are eligible for the program. SCA now offers AmeriCorps education awards of between $1,180 to $4,725 to individuals who successfully complete an SCA Conservation Internship. The award can be applied toward existing college loans or future tuition. Plus, your students get college loan deferment and SCA's generous financial package of travel, housing, a weekly living allowance and insurance.
Deadline: varies by program