College of Science Internship Program

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Intern through the College of Science.

An internship through the College of Science internship program gives students in biology, chemistry, math, and physics and astronomy the opportunity to not only intern with an organization in their field and gain career-building skills, but also have full program support and resources from the College to augment their internship experience.

The program includes:

  • Assistance with the application process
  • Resume and cover letter guidance
  • An orientation before you start your internship
  • Ongoing support and facilitation
  • A final symposium presentation on your internship experience (with cake)
Summer 2019 Program Dates
  • January 8, 2019: Employer application cycle opens
  • February 8, 2019: Student application cycle opens
  • March 4, 2019: Resume and cover letter workshop I
  • March 15, 2019: Employer application cycle closes
  • March 19, 2019: Resume and cover letter workshop II
  • April 5, 2019: Student application cycle closes
  • April 9, 2019: Employers receive pre-screened student applications and begin making selections
  • May 10, 2019: Deadline for employers to make hiring decisions
  • May 17, 2019: Mandatory job-readiness orientation at the UofU for students who have accepted internship offers (this event is for students only)
  • May 20, 2019: Internships begin (start date varies by the employer)
  • July 31, 2019: Mandatory symposium at the UofU for students in the Spring program; program ends. (Employers may choose to offer internships that extend beyond this date).
Fall 2019 Program Dates
  • May 12, 2019: Employer application cycle opens
  • May 20, 2019: Student application cycle opens
  • August 12, 2019: Employer application cycle closes
  • August 23, 2019: Student application cycle closes
  • August 29, 2019: Employers receive prescreened student applications and begin making selections
  • September 19, 2019: Deadline for employers to make hiring decisions
  • September 19, 26, or 27, 2019: Mandatory job-readiness orientation at the UofU for students who have accepted internship offers (this event is for students only)
  • Monday, September 30, 2019: Internships begin (start date varies by the employer)
  • Friday, December 6, 2019: Mandatory symposium at the UofU for students in the Fall program; program ends. (Employers may choose to offer internships that extend beyond this date).

Additional Internship Resources:

Past Employers

BioFire Diagnostics  *  Bureau of Land Management  *  Chemtech-Ford Laboratories  *  Clark Planetarium  *  Dark Sky SLC  *  Discovery Gateway  *  HawkWatch International  *  HEAL Utah  *  Hogle Zoo  *  Huntsman Cancer Institute  *  IM Flash  *  Loveland Living Planet Aquarium  *  The Leonardo  *  Momentum Recycling  *  Natural History Museum of Utah  *  PEGUS Research. *. Red Butte Garden  *  Salt Lake City Corporation Open Space Program  *  Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District  *  Salt Lake County Open Space  *  Salt Lake County Weed Control  *  Sierra Club  *  STEM Action Center  *  Tracy Aviary  *  TreeUtah  *  UofU Athletics Department  *  UofU INSPIRE Program  *  UofU STEMCAP Program  *. UofU Project BioEYES  *  UofU STEM Ambassador Program  *  UofU Youth Education  *  Utah Community Action Real Food Rising  *  Utah Department of Natural Resources Division of State Parks & Recreation OHV Program  *  Utah Department of Health Public Health Laboratories  *  Utah Division of Air Quality  *  Utah Rivers Council