Biology Internships & Opportunities

Research Opportunities

Stonehill science students participate in highly competitive and prestigious summer research programs. Recent experiences include:

  • National Science Foundation REU at Fordham University
  • Judith P. Sulzberger Internship Program at the Institut Pasteur in Paris
  • Harvard Stem Cell Institute Summer Program
  • New England Primate Research Center Summer Training Program
  • Pediatric Oncology Experience at St. Jude’s Research Hospital
  • SEA Semester Student Research Projects
  • SUCCESS Medical Research Program at Ohio State University
  • UMass-Dartmouth NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates in Marine Biology

Stonehill Undergraduate Research Experience

S.U.R.E. is a competitive opportunity for students who have completed their first year at Stonehill to perform full-time, high-quality research over the summer under the guidance of an expert faculty researcher. The experience includes weekly lunches, postgraduate career professional development, program-wide outings and a student research symposium in the fall.

Recent examples

  • Caroline Rosinski ’17 worked with Martha Hauff, assistant professor of biology, on “Variability in Nursery Habitat and Its Influence on Early Life Stages of River Herring.”
  • Taylor Uccello ’17 worked with Greg Maniero, associate professor of biology, on “Characterization of Amphibian CD4 as a Receptor for Interleukin 16.”

Internship Opportunities

Stonehill students have interned at:

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Buttonwood Park Zoological Society
  • Cubist Pharmaceuticals
  • Good Samaritan Medical Center
  • Harvard School of  Medical Health
  • Harvard Medical School and VA Center
  • Mountain Lake Biological Station
  • Mystic Aquarium
  • Natural Resources Trust of Easton
  • New England Aquarium
  • Orthopedic Care Specialists
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Career Development Resources for Students

The Stonehill Career Development Center offers extensive assistance to students seeking employment, pursuing advanced studies or participating in postgraduate service opportunities. By completing internships and utilizing mentors, students are empowered to build lifelong career management skills.

Biology-specific career resources

  • Extensive on-campus recruiting program for internships and entry-level jobs
  • Annual career fairs
  • Various industry-specific career lunches – biotech and pharmaceuticals
  • Alumni Career Dinner – Biology Society
  • 89 active biology alumni mentors

Campus Resources

Shields Science Center

The $34 million, 89,000 square-foot science center allows biology students to work with accomplished faculty to gain research experiences normally only available to graduate students.

Marine Studies Consortium

The Consortium offers several marine-related courses in Boston that attract undergraduate students from schools throughout the area.

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