Orthopedic Research Opportunities

 Participate in a Study

There are multiple studies currently in progress for both upper extremity and lower extremity conditions. If you are a patient at The CORE Institute and are interested in participating in any of our current studies, please talk to your orthopedic care specialist to see if you are a candidate. If you are a healthy individual and would like to contribute your time to orthopedic research, please contact BSHRI-CORE Orthopedic Labs at 623.537.5678. Click here to view our flier, our mission, and patient and visitor information.


Research Internship Program

Internships are available at our Sun City West, AZ location for undergraduate and graduate level students as well as current medical students and students in other allied health fields seeking research experience in the areas of biomechanics, clinical study implementation and motion analysis. Once trained, interns are assigned tasks ranging from data processing and analysis to biomechanical preparation and testing. Interns will leave the program with an understanding of the steps and milestones involved in preparing for, conducting and reporting on research studies.

How to Apply

Download and complete an Intern Inquiry Form and return it to along with your resume and a writing sample demonstrating your scientific writing skills. Although not required, a cover letter is highly recommended as well. Applications are accepted throughout the year according to the following deadlines:

  • Spring Term (February – May): December 1st
  • *Summer Term (June – August): March 1st
  • Fall Term (September – December): July 1st

Actual internship start and end dates are flexible, however we do require a minimum of 2 months of availability to ensure proper training and productivity.

* Please note there are currently no Internships available for the Summer 2014 term. Please check back periodically for updates.

Application Process

Applicants who have submitted all of the required documents by the deadline will undergo an initial screening to determine those that will proceed to the interview process. Interviews generally take place in December/January for Spring applicants, in March/April for Summer applicants, and in July/August for Fall applicants. Internship openings are highly dependent on project availability and fluctuate throughout the year. Competitive applicants not accepted at the start of the term(s) for which they have applied may be placed on an alternate list to be offered a position later in that term based on project availability.

Contact The CORE Institute today for more information about our orthopedic surgeons (Phoenix, AZ), our mission, patient and visitor information.

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