The Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science Facility (STAFS) welcomes volunteer and intern applications from students from SHSU as well as other universities that are in the process of obtaining a scientifically relevant degree. Our volunteers and interns receive unique hands on experience, and assist with a number of daily operations as well as research. Applications are accepted on a semester basis and are reviewed during the below scheduled times. For more information on review times please contact us.

If accepted, volunteers and interns must complete various STAFS paperwork, as well as complete a Bloodborne and Airborne pathogens training found on the National Safety Council’s website. STAFS administration will send all necessary information to any student that has been accepted as a volunteer or intern.

If you are interested in volunteering or interning at the STAFS Facility, please complete the STAFS Volunteer/Intern Application and email it to Your request will be reviewed and you will be notified of the final decision. If you need assistance, please contact us at 936-294-2310 or at


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