Student Experiences

Beyond the coursework are research opportunities and internships tailored to students' particular interests and career plans. Below are just a small sampling of some of the experiences our recent students have partaken of:

Biologically-Relevant Experience

  • Mayo Clinic: Neuroscience Research
  • Research Project on gene transfer at University of Pennsylvania
  • Research Internship at University of Pittsburgh
  • Research Internship at National Cancer Institute in Fort Detrick, MD
  • Research Experience for Undergraduates at Tufts University in Plant Science
  • Plant Insect Interaction Study with Goldenrods at Bucknell
  • Microbiology Lab, Exygen Research Inc
  • Battelle Science and Technology International Internship
  • Quality control lab at Chanel Inc.
  • Internship involving BLAST Program, Iowa State University

Environmentally-Relevant Experience

  • Internship at Blue Ocean Society for Marine Conservation, Portsmouth, NH
  • Internship Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, U. Georgia, fish research
  • Research at Vermejo Park Ranch in New Mexico
  • Internship with Delaware River Basin Commission
  • Vermejo Park Ranch Fish House Manager
  • Stream Surveying with Larson Design Group
  • Stream Research with Susquehanna River Basin Commission
  • Pennsylvania Conservancy Internship
  • Internship, PA Dept of Agriculture Plum Pox Eradication Project
  • Camp Counselor Marine Biology Day Camp, Cornell Cooperative Extensions
  • Soil Erosion Surveys, Montour Preserve with Clean Water Institute
  • Forestry Fieldwork for a Local Consultant
  • Internship with Clean Water Institute, Lycoming College
  • Clean Water Institute Pine Creek Conservation Plan Project
  • Lycoming College Clean Water Institute - West Branch and Muncy Creek
  • Lycoming College Clean Water Institute - Buffalo Creek
  • Lycoming College Clean Water Institute - Lycoming Creek
  • Lycoming College Clean Water Institute - Pine Creek
  • Assistant to Trained Animal Caretakers, Reptiland
  • Science and Nature Courses Instructor, YMCA

Medically-Relevant Experience

  • Internship at Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine Shadowing Physicians
  • Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine Intern
  • Volunteer at Hospital, Cuenca, Ecuador
  • Endoscopy Technician at Morristown Memorial Hospital, NJ
  • Volunteer EMT with the Booton Kiwanis First Aid Squad, NJ
  • Graduate Education in Biological Sciences (GEBS) Summer Scholars Program, University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology office in Alabama
  • Shadowed a doctor in Family Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University
  • Patient Service Representative at 75th Street Medical in Ocean City, MD
  • Physical Therapist Aide
  • Worked in the Physical Therapy Department, Divine Providence Hospital
  • Worked in a Dental Office
  • Muscular Dystrophy Summer Camp Volunteer
  • Nurse Extender on the Orthopedics Floor at Williamsport Hospital
  • Nurse Extender at the Williamsport Hospital
  • Drosophila protein research at Louisiana State University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Undergraduate Research in Pharmacology and Toxicology, Washington State University
  • Summer Research Scholar at A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children
  • Research at Weis Center for Research at Geisinger Medical Center
  • Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Program (SURIP) at Hershey Medical Center
  • Worked in Lab at Sunbury Community Hospital