Off-Campus Internships

Listed here are companies, federal research labs, and organizations that have recently hosted interns from University of Maryland, College Park. Some of these internship providers have established internship programs with formal application procedures and deadlines. Where possible, we have provided links to their internship program information. In other cases, internships are arranged on a case-by-case basis, and it is up to the individual student to make inquiries about available internship opportunities. If you know of internship programs or opportunities that would be of interest to our students, please contact us at EXCELS@umd.edu. Students seeking internships should also consult the LifeLink announcements archive, a listing of job and internship openings that we have been asked to publicize

FEDERAL AGENCIES

Organization
Location
Application Deadline
Rockville, MD
Rockville, MD
 
Washington, DC
 
Various locations
Department of Agriculture
Rockville, MD
 
Rockville, MD
College Park, MD
Varies
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Bethesda, MD
March 1
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Gaithersburg, MD
Naval Surface Warfare Center
Dahlgren, VA
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Engineering
Various locations
Opportunities with the Naval Health Research Center:
Various locations
RDECOM - Research, Development and Engineering Command
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)
Frederick, MD
Various locations
Washington DC
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
Silver Spring, MD

 

UNIVERSITIES


Organization
Location Application Deadline
Various locations Varied
Waco, TX January 10
Cleveland, Ohio March 1
Cincinnati, Ohio March 1
Camden, NJ February 28
Norfolk, VA  
Atlanta, GA February 1
Boston, MA
Baltimore, MD February 1
New York, NY  
Columbus, Ohio  
Stony Brook, NY February 15, March 15
Medford, MA February 15
Bethesda, MD March 2
Lewes, DE March 23, February 23
Baltimore, MD April 1
Baltimore, MD  
Baltimore, MD March 1
Newark, NJ  
Philadelphia, PA Varies, February 1
   
New Haven, CT  

HEALTHCARE (includes pre-medical and pre-dental internship opportunities)

Organization
Location
Application Deadline
Annapolis, MD
 
Boston, MA
 
Washington, DC
 
Lanham, MD
 
Washington, DC
 
Baltimore, MD
 
Silver Spring, MD
 
Columbia, MD
 
Baltimore, MD
 
Burlington, MA
 
Allentown, PA
 
Boston, MA
 
Olney, MD
 
Williamsville, NY
 
New York, NY
 
Washington, DC
 
Partners HealthCare Internships
(Search for Internships under Job Category)
MA
 
Cheverly, MD
 
Buffalo, NY
February 1

Shady Grove/ Washington Adventist Hospital
(Stepping Stones Program-contact volunteer coordinator)

Maryland
 
Philadelphia, PA
 
Baltimore, MD
March 1
Takoma Park, MD
 

INDUSTRY

Organization Location Deadline
New Haven, CT
varies
varies
Ithaca, NY
Rockville, MD
Princeton, NJ
Germantown, MD
Raliegh, NC
March 1
Rockville, MD
Gaithersburg, MD
Caimbridge, MA
varies
Hanover, MD
Bethesda, MD
Baltimore, MD
Rockville, MD
Stony Brook, NY
Gaithersburg, MD
Gaithersburg, MD
Whitehouse Station, NJ
Rockville, MD
various locations
January 31 for Fellowships
Cumberland, MD
Rockville, MD
March 1 (summer)
August 1 (fall)
December 1 (spring)
Rockville, MD
Gaithersburg, MD

CONSERVATION AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Organization Location Deadline
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo Thurmont, MD  
Chesapeake Bay Foundation Annapolis, MD  
Disney's Animal Kingdom Orlando, FL  
Forest Stewardship Council Bonn, Germany  
Glenvilah Animal Hospital Potomac, MD (301)963-4664  
Gulf World Marine Park Panama City Beach, FL  
Howard County Recreation and Parks Howard Co., MD  
Invasive Plant Control Nashville, TN  
Maryland Sea Grant Research Fellowship varies February 8
Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection Rockville, MD  
National Aquarium in Baltimore Baltimore, MD November 1 (fall/spring)
March 1 (summer)
May 1 (fall)
National Wildlife Federation varies  
National Zoological Park Washington, DC  
New Jersey State Aquarium Camden, NJ  
Newport Aquarium Newport, KY  
Patuxent Wildlife Refuge Laurel, MD  
Philadelphia Zoo Philadelphia, PA  
Second Chance-Wildlife Rehab Lockport, NY  
Sierra Club San Francisco, CA  
Silver Spring Animal Hospital Silver Spring, MD (301)587-6099  
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center varies November 15, February 1, June 1
Smithsonian Museum of Natural History Washington, DC Feb. 1
Stroud Water Research Center Avondale, PA  
Student Conservation Association    
The Nature Conservancy    
UMBI Center of Marine Biotechnology (COMB) Baltimore, MD  
USDA Forest Service    
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service    
U.S. Geological Survey Reston, VA
Laurel, MD
 
World Wildlife Fund    


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