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 Hospita
- Doctor offices
- Zoos such as Mill Mountain Zoo
The application for an Internship in Biology can be found here.
Dr. Christopher Lassiter, assistant professor of biology at Roanoke, recently was awarded a grant from the Virginia Commonwealth Health Research Board (CHRB). The two-year research grant of $263,000 begins July 1 and is shared with four investigators at Virginia Military Institute.