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Mailing Address

Box 7118
Davidson, NC 28035

Shipping Address

209 Ridge Road
Davidson, NC 28035


Internships, Careers, & Graduate School

The Biology Department is committed to giving you everything you need to be successful internship, graduate school, and career candidates.


The Biology Department assists you in finding internships. Every month we compile listings of opportunities, both local and from around the globe. Offerings for 2012-2013 included:

  • Working at the National Institute of Health with some of the leading scientists in the world in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research.
  • Shadowing patients at OrthoCarolina, one of the nation's leading orthopedic practices, to identify areas of potential improvement.
  • Training in either laboratory research or clinical research through the Pediatric Oncology Education program at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
  • Researching in the field with Operation Wallacea, a network of academics from European and North American universities, who design and implement biodiversity and conservation management research programs.

Graduate School

The Biology Department provides you with the courses, research and publication opportunities, networking prospects and personal guidance you need to continue your studies at graduate and medical school.

Examples of graduate and medical schools our biology alumni have attended recently include Harvard, Stanford, Washington University, Johns Hopkins, Yale, Princeton, University of Chicago, and Duke as well as many others. Students are often accepted to multiple schools and get to select where they want to attend.


Your career choices as an individual with training in the biological sciences are as diverse as the discipline of biology itself. Some of these careers are highly specialized, others are not. Jobs for the biologist are found in the private sector, with federal agencies and with nonprofit organizations. Check out our Biology Department Handbook for lists of careers you might want to consider.