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	Lana, an undergraduate at Lehigh University, spent two months at BIOS working on research at Devil's Hole to determine the abundance of archaeal lineages during the anoxic period and subsequent overturn. </p>

Lana, an undergraduate at Lehigh University, spent two months at BIOS working on research at Devil's Hole to determine the abundance of archaeal lineages during the anoxic period and subsequent overturn. 

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	As part of her internship, Julia had the opportunity to particpate on a research cruise on the <em>Atlantic Explorer, </em>working alongside BIOS research technician, Paloma Lopez.</p>

As part of her internship, Julia had the opportunity to particpate on a research cruise on the Atlantic Explorer, working alongside BIOS research technician, Paloma Lopez.

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	Julia, an undergraduate at Lehigh University, works in the Microbial Ecology Laboratory adding an oligonucleotide probe to filters. </p>

Julia, an undergraduate at Lehigh University, works in the Microbial Ecology Laboratory adding an oligonucleotide probe to filters. 

BIOS is closely monitoring the situation surrounding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) to best protect its employees and visitors. Details on the measures taken to manage COVID-19 in Bermuda can be found hereDue to COVID-19 related travel restrictions, only fully vaccinated students are able to participate in BIOS programs.

Students at Lehigh University have the opportunity to participate in the Iacocca International Internship Program which offers a 10-week internship at BIOS. Participants work on an individual research project under the mentorship of a BIOS scientist. 

The internship is co-funded by the Iacocca International Internship Program and BIOS, and provides all accommodation and meals at BIOS, a contribution to research costs, and travel costs.

How to Apply

Prior to submitting an application, prospective interns are urged to contact BIOS mentors directly to discuss projects. Students who meet the eligibility requirements are asked to select up to three of the available projects in order of preference.

Applications are made directly through the Lehigh University Office of International Affairs. Full details of this internship, application procedure, and selection criteria can be found here.

This internship is open to Lehigh University students only but its existence does not exclude Lehigh students from consideration for other BIOS internship programs or courses.

Former Lehigh Iacocca International Interns

“I really enjoyed my internship at BIOS. I learned a lot about remote sensing and coral reef systems outside of a classroom setting, with a virtual hands-on experience. This experience was very beneficial and everyone I have met at BIOS is super friendly and welcoming. I definitely recommend applying for an internship at BIOS.” Menglin Jiang, 2021

“After this internship project I am more interested in ocean research and have been rethinking what I want to do when I get out of college. Also seeing the atmosphere of the lab group has inspired me to want to join something similar in my future work.” Casey Su-Morrill, 2021

Monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The health and well-being of everyone involved in BIOS’s educational programs is our top priority.

If you have questions that relate to the coronavirus disease as it concerns your plans for studying at BIOS, including application deadlines, the potential for cancellations, rescheduling, and refunding, please contact the Education Department

When making travel plans, please review updated health advisories and guidelines provided by the U.S. Department of State, the Bermuda Government, and the World Health Organization.