Department of Surgery - Innovation Intern

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 internship 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.


SjacksonSean Jackson: Cord Blood Program and POLARIS Volunteer

Sean Jackson, a volunteer with both the Cord Blood Donation Program and the Pediatric Hematology Oncology Associate Research Internship Program (POLARIS), faces a tremendous challenge; how can we all play an active role in saving patient lives? Sean states,"as a student on his way to graduate this spring, I think OHSU has given me the professional experience and exposure that I was lacking at university. Its like they handed me the tool belt that I didn't have but sorely needed."

Read more of Sean's story here.