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Science Internship Opportunities

Internships are a great way to get meaningful experiences relevant to your major or career goals. Internships are also a way to make your résumé more competitive when applying to jobs after graduation. Check out the information below to learn more about internships and jobs you can pursue while a student at FAU. 

Science Internship Course – IDS 3941

The College of Science partners with the  FAU Career Center to offer the (1-3 credit) Science Internship Course. Requirements for this course are as follows: must be a junior or senior in class standing and have a 3.0 GPA or above

If you are interested in getting more information about this opportunity, please schedule an appointment through  Handshake with your Science Career Liaison: Kelly Nielsen, nielsenk@fau.edu . Internships lead to jobs and career readiness. You can also meet with the Science Career Liaison to discuss additional internship course options.

How to Set Up an Appointment

  • Log in  and claim your account in Handshake: fau.joinhandshake.com

  • Click on “Career Center” in the top right corner

  • Select “Appointments” from the drop-down menu

  • Click on “Schedule a New Appointment” in the blue box on the left corner

  • From here follow the prompts to choose an appointment category “Boca Raton campus - College Career Advisor”

  • Then, select your appointment type

Internship Opportunities

 Internship Opportunity (for multiple students) with DNALabs Corp.

Archbold Biological Station - Plant Ecology Research Internship

Examples of Companies that Provide Internships

USDA ARS Invasive Plant Research Lab 

Broward County Parks 

Palm Beach Zoo 

Boca Raton Children’s Museum

South Florida Water Management District

BARWIS Methods

Smithsonian Marine Station

Additional Information
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Science offers unparalleled experiential learning opportunities to prepare the next generation of scientists and problem solvers.
Charles E. Schmidt College of Science
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Rd, SE-43
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Fax: (561) 297-3292