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Full/Part Time: Full Time
Department: 822 - Preventive Medicine
Requisition Number: 14-1633896

Job Description:

The Division of Environmental and Occupational Medicine of the Department of Preventive Medicine of Mount Sinai School of Medicine offers NIH-funded summer traineeships to interested first year medical students to learn more about the field. The trainees must be citizens or noncitizen nationals of the United States or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of appointment.

The student works on a research project under the supervision of experienced faculty in occupational and environmental medicine, or epidemiology. Emphasis is on learning methods of research and understanding the context of the research. In the past, students have worked on projects including environmental determinants of breast cancer, Parkinson's disease, hypertension, onset of puberty; occupational lung disease, health effects from World Trade Center exposures, lead and mercury toxicity, to name a few. This program is funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

The traineeships are available for a minimum of eight weeks but not to exceed ten weeks during June, July and August. A standard NIH stipend is provided

Job Qualifications:

High School Diploma

Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds. Mount Sinai Medical Center--An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.

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