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Biology and Health Sciences
Discover the internships, summer research programs and career opportunities available to undergraduate Biology and Health Sciences students at PennWest Edinboro.
Internships are a very unique and hands-on way of gaining applicable experience while taking classes. The list of internship sites for our Biology and Health Sciences students is lengthy and very impressive. Among the possible internship locations are:
For additional information or assistance, please contact the Biology and Health Sciences Internship Coordinator, Dr. Nina Thumser, at 814-732-2158 or firstname.lastname@example.org
When you earn a degree in the Biological Sciences, many career options are open to you. The Boro Center for Career Development can assist students at the onset of their professional lives with many outstanding services, including building resume, interviewing and networking skills and offering numerous job fair opportunities annually both on- and off-campus.
Listed below are links to a few careers available when you hold a degree in Biology, Environmental Science (Biology), Medical Technology or Nuclear Medicine Technology.
Careers in Mammalogy at the American Society of Mammalogists
Careers in Ichthyology at the American Society of Ichs and Herps
Careers in Microbiology at the American Society for Microbiology
Careers in Biology at American Institute of Biological Sciences
Nicole Catazarite ’14, B.S. Biology–Pre-medical, is a medical student at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, Pa.
Samantha Synder ’11, B.S. Biology–Pre-medical, is a medical student at Karol Marcinkowski University of Medical Sciences, Poland.
Isis Kuczaj ’09, B.S. Biology, is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University. She is studying disease ecology, with a focus on the Lyme disease system.
Dr. Erin Gorney ’06, B.S. Biology–Pre-veterinary, is an associate at Glenwood Pet Hospital in Erie, Pa.
John Laskos ’05, B.S. Environmental Sciences, is a Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources environmental education specialist at Presque Isle State Park, Erie, Pa.
Dr. Jeffrey Law ’03, B.S. Biology, is an assistant professor of biology at Daemen College, Amherst, N.Y.
Dr. Drew Carlin ’02, B.S. Biology–Pre-dental, is a practicing pediatric dentist with Beautiful Smiles-Children’s Dental Health, Erie, Pa.
Dr. Carmen Quatman ’02, B.S. Biology–Pre-medical, is a fourth-year orthopedic surgery resident (of a five-year program) at Ohio State University Medical Center with a long-term career plan to specialize in geriatric trauma and musculoskeletal fragility, from both a clinical and research practice.
Dr. Blake Hoppe ’00, B.S. Biology, is a clinical professor at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, Pa.
Dr. Eric Wiser ’96, B.S. Biology–Pre-medical, is a family physician currently practicing in Portland, Ore., and he has endowed an Edinboro scholarship for pre-med students.
Dr. David Steadman ’73, B.S. Biology, works at the Florida Museum of Natural History and the Department of Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville.