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Research opportunity

Here you will find a collection of research related opportunities at and for the College of Biological Sciences.

It’s time to start thinking about summer opportunities

You are working on finishing your fall semester, and we want you to start thinking about how you’re going to spend your summer already? Yes! Applications to some of the most popular summer experiences for all CBS students open in November and December, so winter break is a great time to work on your applications as several application deadlines are in January. Start exploring the options available to you now!

There are numerous research programs that take place over the course of 10-12 weeks in the summer. 

Apply for the Ecolab Scholars Program to Advance Your Community Economically and Environmentally

Do you have a dream of solving pressing environmental challenges in Minnesota and globally?  Do you want to find solutions for our world’s grand environmental challenges?  Do you have an interest in sustainability and the environment?  

The Ecolab Scholars Program may help you reach that goal.

The Ecolab Scholars Program is accepting applications from first and second year students interested in sustainability fields who want to advance their communities economically and environmentally.

Postbaccalaureate Paid Research Opportunity with Stowers Institute for Medical Research

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research is accepting applications for Stowers Research Scholars. 

This program is a paid one-year mentored postbaccalaureate research fellowship. Through guided research experience and academic career mentoring, this program aims to increase the number of NIH-defined underrepresented students in fundamental biological research. This year, up to three applicants will be selected to start the program in June.