Internship Information for Undergraduate Students
Summer Internship in Field Biology and
In order to be considered for an internship position, the BFS must receive a completed application package by 5:00pm on Friday, March 14th 2014. Late applications may be considered in the case that specific positions remain unfilled; contact the BFS with inquiries.
A complete application package consists of the following 3 items:
(click below to download the MS Word Files)
Application Form: to be completed by the applicant
2 Recommendation Forms: to be completed by 2 different individuals who will provide insight into the applicant's character and abilities.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to see that 2 different individuals each submit a completed recommendation form. Recommendation forms are to be submitted directly by the referees. It is important that applicants understand that their applications will not be considered complete unless both of their referees have completed and sent recommendation forms.
Completed forms can be submitted by email or US Mail
E-mail Submissions should be sent to Jeane Bennett-O'Dea: Jeane.Bennett-ODea@oneonta.edu
Hard-Copy submissions should be mailed to:
Biological Field Station
5838 State Highway 80
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Housing is not currently available at the BFS; please consider this before applying for an internship if you are not within commuting distance of the SUNY Oneonta Campus or the Biological Field Station (north of Cooperstown, NY). See the FAQs for more housing and transportation information.