USAISR Research Opportunities Available

USAISR is now accepting applications for 13 summer research opportunities!

2020 U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Summer Opportunities
USAISR | Full-Time | San Antonio, TX | $2,750 per month

The U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR) is seeking applications for summer internship appointments for undergraduate students from accredited colleges and universities to conduct research at the USAISR. The intent of the undergraduate student internship is to provide an opportunity for students interested in science, engineering or medical career fields to participate in research directed at improving the care of injured military service members and society at large.  This mentored research experience will expose interns to ongoing efforts in integrated science, technology and engineering solutions at the nation’s premier military trauma research institute.

Opportunities are available with the following departments:
– Blood Coagulation Research Department (BCRD)
– Tactical and Enroute Care Research Department (TECRD)
– Sensory Trauma Research Department (STRD)
– Clinical Research Support Department (CRSD)
– Burn and Soft Tissue Research Department (BSTRD)

The internship has a firm start date of Monday, June 1, and will end on Friday, August 7, 2020.  Applicants will be evaluated once their complete packet is submitted. The final deadline for application submission is Saturday, February 15, 2020.  Only U.S. citizens with a minimum GPA of 3.0 are eligible for this program. Previous alumni of this program are not eligible to apply.


The mission of the Department of Defense (DoD) is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and protect the security of the United States. To support this mission, the DoD is the largest employer of scientists and engineers in the nation. To ensure a continued talent pool, the DoD works hard to grow the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) workforce. The DoD’s Research Participation Programs are managed by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) under an interagency agreement between the DoD and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). With the support of the DOE interagency agreement and management from ORISE, the DoD prepares and strengthens the United States STEM workforce.