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University Programs Seeking Intern Placements


Christopher Newport University
Biotechnology & Management Program

The Biotechnology & Management program at Christopher Newport University combines a Bachelor of Science in one of the five life science programs (cellular, molecular and physiological biology; environmental biology; organismal biology; biochemistry; or neuroscience) with a minor in Business Administration, which includes math, computer science, managerial finance and entrepreneurship. Graduates of this program will have the strength of a science background with the business acumen to deliver the innovative new products and technologies to the market. Students will also attend a focused speaker series each year and complete a biotech internship.

Contact William M. Donaldson, Program Director  Ph.D. with questions or interest in providing an internship.

Please contact the Office of Admission for application information.

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Eastern Virginia Medical School

Biotechnology Master's Program

This accelerated 16-month master’s program provides hands-on training in state-of-the-art molecular, genomic, proteomic, cellular and imaging techniques, biomedical sciences ‌and laboratory research design.  Students complete six months of internship at one of our biotechnology industry partners and/or in an EVMS research or core laboratory.


Contact Aurora Kerscher, Ph.D. , Program Manager

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George Washington University:
Master of Professional Studies in Molecular Biotechnology (MMB)

The GW MMB is a Professional Masters degree that provides a solid basis in both science and business education to prepare students for careers in biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors. Students are interested in hands-on internships with innovative organizations that provide further exposure to cutting-edge tools and business acumen.  


Contact Sarah Hooshangi, Ph.D., Program Director
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Bachelor’s Degree in Integrated Information, Science and Technology

Bachelor’s completion program with tracks in Biotechnology and Information Systems Technology. Students are interested in internships in all facets of IT in the biotech sector from security and systems management to bioinformatics.


Contact Sarah Hooshangi, Ph.D., Program Director

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James Madison University:
Department of Biology

The Biology Department at James Madison University offers a cross-disciplinary B.S. degree program in biotechnology. Students graduating from this program are prepared to enter the biotechnology workforce, or to pursue advanced education in medical, agricultural, or industrial biotechnology. To complement this undergraduate experience, they seek internship opportunities for their students.


Contact Marta K. Bechtel, Ph.D., Director, Biotechnology Program

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Piedmont Virginia Community College:
Associate of Science degree in Biotechnology
This rigorous two-year degree requires coursework in math, writing, inorganic chemistry, cell biology, genetics, ethics, independent research, and biotechnology.  While the program does not require an internship, we aim to connect the most engaged and entrepreneurial students when an internship matches their knowledge and interests. 
Contact Anne Allison, Associate Professor of Biology
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University of Virginia:
Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Nanomedicine
We partner with companies for undergraduate internship and full-time employment for all levels.  Students have work experience in faculty labs.  BME students are interested in Medical Design, Consulting, and Bio  companies.  CHe students work in Chemical/Petroleum/Energy, Pharma/Bio or Consulting/Financial/Engineering companies.  Nanomedicine students work in Drug Delivery, Medical diagnosis, Implants and Tissue Engineering.
Contact Roberta (Bobbe) Nixon, Director of Internships & Corporate Outreach
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