Department Chair:
Keith Tarvin

Administrative Assistant:
Twila Colley

Department Email:

Phone: (440) 775-8315
Fax: (440) 775-8960

Science Center K123
119 Woodland St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Friday

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Ecology Job Search Sites
USA Jobs -
Ecolog – listserve of the Ecological Society of America  -
EvolDir – Listserve of the Society for the Study of Evolution -
Botanical Society of America job board -
Ecological Society of America job board -
Society for Conservation Biology job board -
American Society of Plant Taxonomists job board -
Natural Areas Association -
American Public Gardens Association -
Chronicle of Higher Education -
Science -
Nature Jobs
Rising Star Internships -
Cyber-Sierra's Center for Natural Resources, Forestry and Conservation -
Mountain Pacific Assn. of Colleges and Employers
Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science
Eco Employ  -
Environmental Career Opportunities - 
GoEco | Volunteer Abroad -
Ornithological Societies of North America Jobs

Summer Programs, Research and Internship Opportunities

Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)  Civilian summer research programs with the U.S. Air Force Research Lab, Army Research Lab and the Army Institute for Surgical Research  

2018 Marine Technology Society's Technology Camps for undergraduates -  New Brunswick, NJ

Burke Medical Research Institute Summer Research Opportunity -

Ohio Academy of Science-      2018 OhioEPA Scholarship

Field Projects International - Upcoming field courses in the Peruvian Amazon, and research assistantship programs  - Scholarships

University of Montana at Missoula, Caribbean Ecosystem Field Studies & Colorado Ecosystem Field Studies

Minnesota/Chicago Botanic Garden Echinacea Project Research Opportunities -  summer and year-long research internships for students and soon-to-be graduates.

West Virginia University   Nano SAFE REU    REU Site: Research in Chemistry at West Virginia University  
CESTA (Community Engagement in Science Through Art)

Climate Organizer Internship Opportunity   Program Information     Application link

UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Programs

2018 John Hopkins CITY Biology Summer Teaching Opportunities

2018 Nakatani RIES Fellowship for U.S. Students in Japan -

Sanford Program for Undergraduate Research - website:

EBICS REU Summer 2018

Indianapolis Teaching Fellows

Medical College of Wisconsin Summer Program for Undergraduate Research  

Georgia Tech - REU in Aquatic Chemical Ecology 

New York University Abu Dhabi - Student Fellowship in Biology

University of Michigan SNRE Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program

Nemours Summer Undergrad Research Opportunities

University of Cincinnati - One-Year MS Degree in Pharamcology 

Caltech Summer Undergraduate Research - Wave Fellows and Amgen Scholars

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

Shoals Marine Laboratory - Study Science this summer on an island in Maine!

Field Projects International "New India & Peru"

Elilte Medical Scribe Employment

Organization of Biological Field Stations

Saint Louis University - Center for Sustainability Diversity and Academic Scholarships

Trinity Science program - Teaching Experience for Undergraduates (TEU)

Burke Medical Research Institute - Summer Science Program

Cornell University, Geneva Campus - Summer Research Scholars Program

Sanford Research - Program for Undergrad Research (SPUR) and Graduate Student Opportunities

The Morton Arboretum, Center for Tree Science - Undergraduate Research Fellowship (CTS-URF) program

BTI Cornell University- Plant Genome Research Program REU Internship

Carnegie Mellon University - New Graduate Options in Energy Systems/Environmental Policy

Ohio State University - Summer Research Opportunities  Molecular Genetics NSF-funded CEM REU,
    Sampling Advanced Math for Minority Students,   MBI NSF-funded program,   Center for RNA Biology Program

Ohio State University -  Stone Laboratory REU

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Summer Employment 

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Diversity Summer Program

Duke University Marine Lab Fall Scholarships

Duke Marine Conservation Summer Institute

University of Michigan has an NIH-funded Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)  

University of Michigan paid summer research (REU)

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Internships

Summer Program for Under-Represented Students Columbia Medical Center

University of Delaware Marine Science Summer Internship 

Harvard Forest Summer Research Program

Boise State University Raptor Summer Research Experiences

SURF Program at NIST

Ecosystem Field Studies Caribbean and Colorado Summer

University of Virginia Mountain Lake Biological Station Summer Field Courses and REU Internships

University of Toledo Undergraduate Paid NSF Summer Research at the Lake Erie Center

John Carroll Univ. First Energy Urban Teaching Fellows Program

University of Southern Mississippi - Gulf Coast Research Lab Field Programs

New Field Studies Program in Scotland with CELL and the Findhorn Foundation

Western Reserve Land Conservatory Internships