Internship at the Marine Biological Laboratory

The E.E. Just Internship at the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole provides Dartmouth students with a unique opportunity to work alongside leading scientists at the very institution where E.E. Just made many of his important scientific discoveries. In the upcoming weeks, we will be announcing new and revised opportunities that are being planned for alternative terms in 2021-22 academic year.

About the Internship

The E.E. Just Marine Biological Laboratory Internship provides funding for a limited number of Dartmouth Undergraduates to participate in "Biological Discovery in Woods Hole" (BDWH) an REU Program directed by the world renowned Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to conduct research with world leaders in molecular and cell biology, neurobiology and behavior, physiology, developmental biology, and evolutionary biology. This is a great opportunity for the budding scientist curious about the life sciences.


Undergraduates with sufficient background in biology/chemistry and who are committed to the mission of the E.E. Just Program, are eligible to apply.  Graduating seniors are not eligible.

Program Dates

Previosly, mid-June to mid-August. New dates for 2021-2022 will be announced when available.

Benefits & Responsibilities

  • Funding & Support: Selected students will receive a stipend for the program. In addition, room and board will be provided in MBL dormitories located on the MBL campus, at a stone's throw from the ocean. 
  • Mentorship: You will work closely with an MBL scientist
  • Community: E.E. Just MBL interns are part of the E.E. Just Community and are encouraged to participate in our programming.
  • Final Report: A final report summarizing your experience and scientific findings will be required by the E.E. Just Program at the end of your internship.