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Undergraduate students

Here you will find a collection of news, information and updates for College of Biological Sciences undergraduate students.

MPC Summer Diversity Fellowship 2019

The Minnesota Population Center is now recruiting students for the MPC's Summer Diversity Fellowship program. The Diversity Fellowship at Minnesota Population Center at the University of Minnesota is designed to help recruit diverse undergraduate and graduate students to work with MPC member faculty and with its U.S. or international demographic data resources. Projects with openings include: 

Lake Superior Zoo Internship Opportunities

Duluth's Lake Superior Zoo is offering a variety of internship opportunities that may be of interest to CBS students. Positions are available year round and include:

Animal Care Internship

Animal care interns will assist animal care staff in a variety of tasks including basic husbandry and cleaning, diet preparation, enrichment, and keeper chats. Animal Care Intern Position Description

Education Internship

Student Writing Support Job Openings

The Center for Writing invites undergraduate and graduate students to apply to be writing consultants during the 2019–20 academic year. Writing consultants consult one-to-one with undergraduate and graduate writers from across the university to support them in developing confidence and effective writing strategies.

Filling the gap

Reme Abulu looks to medicine as a way to deal with disparities and representation in healthcare.

Reme Abulu

Reme Abulu looks at disparities in our healthcare system and sees more than a list of problems to solve. For the College of Biological Sciences undergraduate and aspiring physician, some of these systemic issues are personal.

Sustainability and Energy Expo

Calling all students! Do you have a project or research with a sustainability angle? Present your work at the 2019 Sustainability and Energy Expo on Friday, April 5th in Rapson Hall! Presentations can take the form of lightning talks, posters or multi-media/creative works and there's a chance you could win $150! Submissions will be accepted through March 8! Apply now!

Bioethics Undergraduate Group Event

The Bioethics Undergraduate Group will be hosting its first open meeting of the semester Wednesday, February 13 from 6:45-7:45 p.m. in Memorial Union room 301! Come meet the board and learn about medial ethics through various case studies; there will also be food!

Summer Internships in Panama

Earn credits toward your degree and gain career experience in an internship while exploring the Bocas del Toro province of Panama.


  • Credit-bearing internship
  • Spanish course (1001-1004; optional)
  • Internships are available in a variety of fields including healthcare, conservation, teaching, marketing, business, and more
  • Eight-week program

Info Session: Learn more about the program and internship options, including Floating Doctors, on February 13 from 4:45-5:45p.m. at the PHSRC.