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:

  • Novozymes
  • Hospitals such as Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
  • Chiropractors
  • Doctor offices
  • Zoos such as Mill Mountain Zoo

The application for an Internship in Biology can be found here.

Barrett studies shipwrecks for National Geographic

Barrett studies shipwrecks for National Geographic

Michael Barrett '04 began researching the effect of shipwrecks on the environment during a semester abroad in Sydney, Australia. Three years later, he became the youngest person to ever receive a National Geographic grant to continue his work.

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