The School of Integrative Biological & Chemical Sciences offers attractive internship opportunities to Junior and Senior students. Different positions are available each semester.

Spring 2024
Earn three upper division credits while gaining hands-on experience. Positions for Junior and Senior students are available at:

  • Gladys Porter Zoo (aquarium, reptiles/amphibians, birds, animal behavior)
  • Parks and Recreation, City of Pharr (paid positions)
  • Edinburg Scenic Wetlands (Edinburg)
  • AgriLife Research and Extension Center (paid positions, also accepting sophomore students) (Weslaco)
  • Resaca de la Palma State Park (Olmito)
  • Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge (Los Fresnos)
  • Palo Alto Battlefield National Park (Brownsville)
  • Valley Nature Center (Weslaco)
  • Indigo Habitat LLC, private preserve (San Benito)
  • TransAmerican Aquaculture shrimp farm and hatchery (Rio Hondo)
  • Sea Turtle Inc. (South Padre Island)
  • Sabal Palm Sanctuary (Brownsville)
  • The Nature Conservancy's Southmost Preserve (Brownsville)

For details and placement, please contact Dr. Alejandro Fierro (

/last updated Nov 2023