Rhodes professors occasionally have grant funds available for student researchers. Keep an eye on notices around department walls and web pages and in Biofeedback.
Some summer opportunities are posted on the bulletin boards outside the Biology Library.
Summer opportunities for research abound. Some are listed on the Biology Department web pages. A simple Google search for “summer research biology” will bring up many programs. Other sites such as those listed below include extensive lists of specific programs and other lists. You will need to plan early to meet submission deadlines for applications and references. Be sure to let your professors know of your interest in research.
Listings of summer research opportunities:
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/biology/ug/intern.html (general listing of research opportunities categorized by field)
http://hpap.syr.edu/spstate.htm (site emphasizes medical internships)
http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/ (National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSH-REU) programs)
http://www.biology.duke.edu/undergrad/research/fellowshipsregion.html (provides a geographic listing of some opportunities)
http://www.aamc.org/members/great/summerlinks.htm (focus on biomedical research at a consortium of universities)