PREREQUISITE: V23.0022, MOLECULAR & CELL BIOLOGY, PLUS TWO UPPER LEVEL ELECTIVES, AND A MINIMUM 3.0 GPA.
Intended only for biology majors. The details of individual internships are established by the director of undergraduate studies. Field or laboratory research with a sponsor at an organization or institution in the metropolitan area other than the Department of Biology. Students with the necessary background in course work and who, in the opinion of the sponsor, possess intellectual independence and ability may register for an internship in some field of biology. The student must approach an individual at the organization or institution to obtain sponsorship and agreement to provide counsel and any necessary space and facilities for the research project. The director of undergraduate studies maintains a file of suitable opportunities and is available to help students identify organizations of interest. The student must submit a lab or research notebook and a final paper.