Internships: Real Experience with a Research Angle
Traditional internships, while valuable, usually involve on-the-job training assignments, but some Roanoke internships incorporate a strong research component.
During the past few years, Roanoke College Biology students have performed internships at biotechnology companies such as:
- Hospitals such as Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
- Doctor offices
- Zoos such as Mill Mountain Zoo
The application for an Internship in Biology can be found here.
At most undergraduate research labs, students can be found washing dishes. Here at Roanoke College, students are part of the entire research process. Students Geoff Bader ’11 and Bryan Piatkowski ’12 work with Dr. DorothyBelle Poli gaining invaluable firsthand learning experience.