Internships and Other Experiential Learning Opportunities


Students are encouraged to engage in activities that serve to enhance their educational experience. These activities may range from studying abroad, doing an internship with different organizations, or conducting research.

UCLA INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION OFFICE

1332 Murphy Hall
(310) 825-4995 (General Inquiries)
(310) 206-9966 (Travel Study Inquiries)
info@ieo.ucla.edu

The International Education Office (IEO) provides information on study abroad and student exchange programs as well as the development and administration of these programs.

  • Education Abroad Program (EAP)
  • Travel Study
  • Quarter Abroad
  • Archaeology
  • Non-UC Programs
  • Exchange Programs

UCLA CAREER CENTER – INTERNSHIP AND INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

(http://www.career.ucla.edu/Students/InternshipInternationalOpportunities/Overview.aspx)

501 Westwood Plaza, Strathmore Building, Room 200, (310) 825-0831

The office for Internship and International Opportunities is part of the UCLA Career Center. The staff of professional career counselors provides information and guidance for students who wish to gain some real-world experience as they find their career path.


OTHER EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES


Animal Behavior Institute (http://www.animaledu.com/career_info/internships.htm)

Animal Behavior Society (http://www.animalbehavior.org/ABSNews/)

Marine Mammal Internship (http://www.stlzoo.org/animals/scienceresearch/researchinternships/)

Dolphin Behavior and Cognition Research Internship (http://www.animalbehavior.org/ABSNews/1272985864)

Archbold Biological Station (http://www.archbold-station.org/ABS/internvol/internrevres.htm)

Association of Zoos and Aquariums (http://www.aza.org/joblistings/)

Black Rock Forest Consortium (http://www.blackrockforest.org/docs/teacher-student-resources/Field_Ecology_Research_Internship/index.html)

Center for Biological Diversity (http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/about/jobs/internships.html)

Center for Ecology and Conservation Biology (http://www.bu.edu/cecb/resources/career-resources/)

Disney Theme Parks and Resorts – Professional Internships in Animal Behavior and Conservation (http://disney.go.com/disneycareers/internships/wdw/students/roles/animal_programs/animal_program_roles/pi_animal_animal_behavior.html)

Ecological Society of America (http://www.esa.org/careers_certification/employment.php)

Institute for Applied Ecology (http://appliedeco.org/get-involved-with-iae/internship-program)

Marine Conservation Biological Institute Internships (http://www.mcbi.org/who/internships.html)

National Wildlife Federation – Internships (http://www.nwf.org/About/Jobs-at-NWF/Internships.aspx)

OceanLink – Opportunities in Marine Science, focusing on the Ocean (http://oceanlink.info/index.html)

Oregon Zoo Animal Behavior and Environmental Enrichment Internship Program (http://www.oregonzoo.org/Intern/animal_behavior.htm)

PRBO Conservation Science (http://www.prbo.org/cms/405

Saint Louis Zoo Research Internships in Behavior, Endocrinology or Reproduction (http://www.stlzoo.org/animals/scienceresearch/researchinternships/)

Smithsonian National Zoological Park (http://nationalzoo.si.edu/UndergradInternships/default.cfm):

Animal Behavior Research Internship (http://nationalzoo.si.edu/UndergradInternships/AnimalPrograms/Behavior.cfm)

Conservation Biology Internships (http://nationalzoo.si.edu/UndergradInternships/Research/ConservationBiology/default.cfm)

Student Conservation Association (http://www.thesca.org/employment)

Summer Internships in Biology (http://www.columbia.edu/cu/biology/ug/intern.html)

United States Environmental Protection Agency (http://www.epa.gov/careers/gradopp.html)

Other Resources (http://people.rit.edu/gtfsbi/Symp/ecology.htm)