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Why Study Biology at E-town?

Whether you are interested in pursuing graduate school, medical school or in finding a rewarding job right after college, you will obtain an outstanding education that will help you achieve your goals.

Specialized Programs

For students interested in the medical field or advanced studies in science, Elizabethtown College offers cooperative degree programs with several affiliate graduate and professional programs.

Biology Faculty Research

The faculty laboratories within the Department of Biology are thriving with research and discovery

Internships and Employment Opportunities for Current Students

Our students have many internship/employment opportunities.  Find your area of interest below and see where students have found an internship or summer job.  You can read about some of their experiences in our newsletters.

Allied Health

  • Central Pennsylvania Rehabilitation Services (CPRS)
  • Central Penn Nursing Care
  • CNA Training
  • Masonic Village Nurse Practitioner
  • Manor Care Nursing Home
  • Pinnacle Health
  • Dental Practitioners
  • PA Practitioner
  • Athletic Sports Training
  • Ashland Regional Medical Center
  • Winthrop University Hospital
  • Geisinger Medical Center
  • Chambersburg Hospital
  • North Shore University Hospital, NY

Research: Biomedical, Ecological, and Environmental

  • PA State Department of Agriculture
  • Penn State College of Medicine
  • Nazareth Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Ft. Pierce, FL
  • Jackson Laboratories (Bar Harbor Maine)
  • Whitey Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, at University of Florida
  • United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases
  • AI DuPont Children’s Hospital
  • NIH: Hematology, NCI, Anthrax Lab; Nutrition
  • SPI Pharma, Lewis DE
  • Agilent Technologies
  • USDA
  • Fox Chase Cancer Center
  • Penn State Cooperative Extension, Chambersburg, PA
  • Tri County Conewago Creek Association
  • University of Toledo Environmental Research Center (REU)
  • Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center
  • University of Medicine & Dentistry (REU)
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • PA Department of Environmental Protection
  • Harvard School of Public Health
  • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program, Rockefeller University
  • Undergraduate Research Program, Jefferson College of Graduate Studies

Environmental Management/Consulting

  • Lancaster County Conservancy
  • National Park Service/ Student Conservation Association at Acadia National Park
  • Student Conservation Association at Denali National Park
  • Rettew and Associates
  • Cocciardi and Associates
  • Susquehanna River Basin Commission
  • Bald Head Island Conservancy in North Carolina
  • New Jersey Conservation Foundation


  • Philadelphia Zoo
  • Bronx Zoo
  • Baltimore Aquarium
  • Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research Inc.
  • Greifenstein Farm (sport horse breeding)
  • Companion Animal Hospital
  • Wallops Island(turtle research)
  • Perkiomen Animal Hospital
  • Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center at University of New England, ME
  • Bobst Hospital of the Animal Medical Center in New York City
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