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Other Research and Internship Opportunities External to UVM


ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center Volunteers/Interns

ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center is a 28,500 square foot, award-winning LEED facility. Founded in 2003, ECHO welcomes more than 150,000 visitors annually with interactive exhibits and science education programs that include over 70 species of fish, amphibians, invertebrates, and reptiles; and more than 100 interactive experiences. ECHO is part of the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain -a 2.2 acre environmental campus on the Burlington Waterfront, which is home to a consortium of organizations working for public and academic engagement in science, environmental education, research, and cultural history

Volunteer Positions and Internships available.

Summer Enrichment Scholars Program

SESP is a FREE summer bridge program offered to UVM incoming first-year students of color and bi/multi-racial students. First-generation and students with limited income are also eligible for this summer program and encouraged to apply. SESP provides the opportunity for first-year students to adjust to their new environment and addresses the challenges they will potentially face during their transition from high school to college. SESP is sponsored by the ALANA (African, Latino/a, Asian, Native American) Student Center at UVM.

For more information, click here.


Dow AgroSciences has positions available for students seeking summer internship opportunities. These opportunities are full-time positions available from May until August. Accepting applications from October through December 2011. Applicable majors would include:

  • Biology (biochemistry, biotechnology, cell biology, entomology, microbiology, molecular biology, plant pathology, or plant physiology)
  • Chemistry (analytical, organic, or physical)
  • Informatics (bioinformatics or chemical)
  • Any agriculture-related majors

R&D opportunities include both laboratory-based and field station research positions. Positions for R&D field station research are located throughout the US whereas the laboratory-based R&D positions are located at our headquarters in Indianapolis, IN.

For more information: Dow AgroSciences Summer Internships

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