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Research with Faculty

Many faculty take research students during the academic year and summer.

Click here to download a list of faculty research interests. Also check the Faculty and Staff page for links to faculty webpages.

If you are interested in working with a professor, please contact him or her directly.

 Fluorescent neurons in nematode 

Advice from CC Biology Alumni  

  • How to get jobs
  • How to decide if professional or graduate school is for you
  • How to find the right graduate school
  • How to contact alumni who can help you

Click here to log in to a secure site with alumni advice and contact information


  • See the CC Career Center for advice and job postings. Also see .  
  • For pre-med, pre-dent, pre-PA, etc., see CC Health Professions Advising 
  • In Biology, see:
    • Shane Heschel for advice on careers and/or graduate school related to OEE, and lab jobs in evolutionary biology and physiology.
    • Darrell Killian for advice on careers and/or graduate school related to MCB including cell/molecular/developmental biology.
    • Joe Koke - same as Darrell Killian, but in addition has contacts in Biotechnology, Bioengineering, and Material Science.  Dr. Koke also has former students that are now professors in several academic institutions, who frequently are looking for bright, motivated students to join their lab as graduate students.


The Biology Department hosts two listservs, which list internships (mostly summer), research opportunities (mostly summer), and graduate school opportunities.

Ornithological jobs lists avian jobs online or join the bird jobs listserv:

EVINTERNSHIPS lists ecology, field & lab biology, conservation, and evolutionary biology opportunities: 

LABJOBS contains lab biology opportunities to subscribe or to unsubscribe from one of these listservs:

If you want to change the email address to which the postings are sent, unsubscribe with the old address and subscribe with the new address.

REU "Research Experiences for Undergraduates" Opportunities & Programs: Applications for these opportunities are usually due in February.

Please visit for links to the following information:
In Preparation for the future (Students)
* National Academy of Science Publications - Careers in Science and Engineering
* American Society for Microbiology - Careers

Wildlife jobs: