Summer Enrichment Opportunities

For IB Students

Summer Plan Location
Research (including medical, ecological, organismal, and more)
American Museum of Natural History Anthropology Internship New York, NY
American Museum of Natural History Biodiversity and Conservation Internship New York, NY
Argonne National Laboratory Argonne, IL
Behavioral Ecology of African Mammals Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya
Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve University of Minnesota
Center for Protease Research North Dakota State University
Chromatin, Inc. Champaign or Chicago, IL
CURE Summer Research Program at Lurie Cancer Center Northwestern University
Eco-informatics internship Oregon State University
Environmental & Molecular Toxicology Research Internship Oregon State University
Field Museum Internships Chicago, IL
Foundation of the International Medical Relief of Children
Gateways to the Laboratory Summer Program New York, NY
Illinois Natural History Survey Urbana, IL
IU School of Optometry Summer Research Program Indiana University
Integrated Biological Sciences Summer Research Prog. University of Wisconsin
Marine Biological Laboratory
Mayo Clinic SURF Rochester, MN
MIT Summer Research Program Cambridge, MA
Michigan State University Summer Research Program East Lansing, MI
NASA Internships
National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates
NorthShore Research Institute Chicago, IL
University of Notre Dame Environmental Research Center MI, MT
Oceans Research South Africa
Oregon Sea Grant Summer Scholars Oregon State University
ORISE Research Participation Program Oak Ridge, TN
Institute for Plant Research Cornell University
Purdue Botany and Plant Pathology Research Internship Purdue University
Siteman Cancer Center Summer Opportunities Program St. Louis, MO
Smithsonian Internships Washington, D.C.
Summer Research Program in Microbiology and Immunology Loyola University Chicago
Summer Research Program University of Chicago
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
St. Judes Hospital - Pediatric Oncology Program Memphis, TN
UCSF Summer Research Opportunities University of California, San Francisco
University of Chicago Experience in Research Chicago, IL
University of Iowa Medical Scientist Training Program Iowa City, IA
University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center Summer Research Fellowship Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan Summer Research Fellowship in Molecular and Integrative Physiology Ann Arbor, MI
UNC Summer Fellowship Program Univ. of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy Nashville, TN
Washington University in St. Louis Summer Research St. Louis, MO
Wright Brothers Institute Dayton, OH
Abbott Labs
DuPont Pioneer
Eli Lilly
Akorn Pharmaceuticals
American Red Cross
AAMC Summer Medical and Dental Education Program
DeBakey Summer Surgery Program Baylor University
Bellevue Hospital Project Healthcare New York, NY
Carle Hospital Intern Urbana, IL
Carle Hospital Volunteer Urbana, IL
Centers for Disease Control
Centers for Disease Control-CLEH Atlanta, GA
Champaign Co. Nursing Home Urbana, IL
Champaign-Urbana Public Health District Urbana, IL
Cook County Department of Public Health Chicago, IL
Dialysis Clinic Inc.
Environmental and Public Health Program Rutgers University
Floating Doctors
Focus on your Future Optometry Program

Illinois College of Optometry; Chicago, IL

Global Medical Brigades Central America
Kovler Diabetes Center Chicago, IL
McKinley Health Center Urbana, IL
Multidisciplinary Oral Science Training Program University of Illinois, Chicago
National Institutes of Health
Pharmacy Technician at Meijer Champaign, IL
Provena Covenant Hospital Urbana, IL
SLU Area Health Education Center Saint Louis University
Somos Hermanos Student Immersion Program University of Southern California
Summer Dental School Program University of Minnesota
Summer Enrichment Program in Health Management and Policy University of Michigan
Swedish Covenant Hospital Volunteer Chicago, IL
University of Chicago Academic Medicine Program Chicago, IL
Organismal Biology
Institute for Bird Populations Sierra Nevada
Brookfield Zoo Chicago, IL
Ecolife Expeditions Pretoria, South Africa
Lincoln Park Zoo Chicago, IL
Northwoods Wildlife Center Minocqua, WI
Mote Marine Laboratory Sarasota, FL
Oceans Campus South Africa
Operation Wallacea
Pacific Whale Foundation Maui, HI
Prairie Farm at Champaign Park District Champaign, IL
Saint Louis Zoo St. Louis, MO
Sea Lion Training Internship New Orleans, LA
Shedd Aquarium Chicago, IL
Summerfield Zoo Belvidere, IL
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
Valley of the Kings Big Cat Sanctuary Darien, WI
Vince Shute Wildlife Sanctuary Orr, MN
Whale and Dolphin Conservation Plymouth, MA
The Wildlife Society
Willowbrook Wildlife Center Willowbrook, IL
Allerton Park - Natural Areas/Garden Intern Monticello, IL
Cardno JFNew
Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve Bethel, MN
Champaign County Forest Preserve Champaign County, IL
Champaign Park District Champaign, IL
Chicago Botanic Gardens Chicago, IL
Chicago Wilderness Habitat Project Greater Chicagoland Area, IL
City of Chicago Internships Chicago, IL
Conservation and Land Management Internship
Conserve Lake County Lake County, IL
Cook County Forest Preserve Cook County, IL
Ecotraining in Africa
Environmental Protection Agency
Field Environmental Biology Program University of Notre Dame
Forest Preserve District of DuPage County Wheaton, IL
Forest Preserve District of Will County Joliet, IL
Governor's Environmental Corps Springfield, IL
Grand Prairie Friends

Champaign/Urbana, IL

Great Basin Institute Nevada
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant Great Lakes
Illinois Natural History Survey Central Illinois
Kane Co. Forest Preserve St. Charles, IL
McHenry County Conservation District McHenry County, IL
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago Chicagoland, IL
Midwest Groundcover, LLC
Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project University of Missouri
National Great Rivers Research and Education Center Godfrey, IL
National Park Service
Nature Conservancy
Northwest Mosquito Abatement District Cook County, IL
Osa Conservation Costa Rica
Park District of Highland Park Highland Park, IL
Queen's University Biological Station Elgin, Ontario, Canada
Saint Louis Zoo St. Louis, MO
Starved Rock State Park Utica, IL
The Student Conservation Association
Urbana Park District Urbana, IL
U.S. Geological Survey
V3 Companies
Wildlands Studies
American Museum of Natural History Education Internship New York, NY
Anita Purves Nature Center Urbana, IL
Diabetes Camp Counselor
Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Camp Baltimore, MD
Lincoln Memorial Gardens Springfield, IL
Pacific Whale Foundation Maui, HI
Science Museum of Minnesota St. Paul, MN
Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists
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Summer Study Abroad
ACES African Wildlife Discovery Study Tour Pretoria, South Africa
Stockholm Summer Arctic Program Stockholm, Sweden
Galapagos Academic Institute for Arts and Sciences (GAIAS) Galapagos Islands
SAO Instituto San Joaquin de Flores Costa Rica
School for Field Studies
Organization for Tropical Studies
Summer Field Courses
IB 447: Field Ecology
IB 496: Coral Reef Ecology
PS 224: Politics of National Parks
University of Colorado Course in Wilderness Medicine Denver, CO
Disney Internships
Ecology Project International
ELI Abroad
FBI Internships
I-Start Registration Student Leader UIUC
International Primate Rescue
International Service Learning
International Student Volunteers
Orangutan Foundation International