Summer Research Opportunities
USAISR partners with both the Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation Program at the Alamo Colleges District and the Department of Defense Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority-Serving Institutions (HBCU/MI) Science Program to host multiple Undergraduate researchers every summer. The goal of these partnerships is to provide undergraduate students completing degree programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) an experience of conducting scientific research with a unique military medicine prospective. This partnership provides a bridge between the classroom and real-world experiences and aims to increase the number of future scientists to support the USAISR mission.
Participants are assigned to an appropriate Combat Research Team (CRT) mentor who guides the Undergraduate researcher in understanding the project's key concepts, conducting hands-on research, contributing to a manuscript, and preparing a poster presentation. Applicants are expected to participate in a weekly journal club and attend weekly USAISR seminars, which summarize the research in different USAISR CRTs. Participants have the opportunity to tour the Center for the Intrepid Army Rehabilitation Facility, the Burn Intensive Care Unit, and the USAISR Vivarium.
If interested, please visit the following webpages and apply: