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A great range of animal-related and biological science opportunities are available through the many departments and agencies of the federal government; the USDA, the Bureau of Land Management, the Centers for Disease Control, just to name a few.  All of them have student internship, paid summer employment, and volunteer programs.  There are field positions, administrative positions, research and laboratory positions, and more.  These are listed and described at:

Another strategy for locating opportunities in the federal government is to contact departments of interest directly.  For example, if you are interested in learning about opportunities at the USDA you can visit its website (  Another example:  the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (  These sites describe departments' programs and opportunities.

Internship information:
Testimonial: not available
This internship is also listed under the following headings:  Biological Sciences