Department of Surgery - Innovation Internship

The Department of Surgery’s Surgical Innovation Program is currently accepting applications for new team members.  Innovation Interns will work closely with the Innovation Staff, Institutional Partners and Investigators to bring their Mentor’s novel ideas to life. This will include shadowing in the Operating Room and Clinic, market analysis, design conception and business plan development.

Interested? Find the opportunity requirements and contact information for this position on our open opportunities page


Research & Academic Volunteer Services connects potential volunteers to various opportunities, orients them to the complex OHSU environment, and guides them through the volunteer registration process. This program also links Research, Academic, and Central Services departments to interested volunteers.


Juliana Pirkle: Clinical Psychology Volunteer to Research Assistant II

JulianaEarlier this year, Juliana Pirkle began working in a full-time role as a Research Assistant II within the Developmental Brain Imaging Lab. Julie gained knowledge and skills in clinical research through over 2 years of volunteer service in clinical research, which played a vital role in helping her get to where she is today. "I knew OHSU had a reputation of quality and scientific rigor, but getting to experience the astounding ingenuity and genuine compassion for people first-hand as a volunteer is an experience I wouldn't trade for anything."

Read more of Julie's story here.