Student Research 

Laboratory Research

Students have the opportunity to assist the professional staff with basic laboratory techniques, maintenance of equipment and supplies, data entry and compilation, and searching medical databases for scientific references.

  • Excellent opportunity for premed and high school students who wish to learn about lab-based research
  • Training and supervision provided
  • Minimum age: 15
  • Minimum hours: 15 hours per week for four months during the academic year; 5 days per week for 8 weeks during the summer
  • Times to volunteer: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

Clinical Research

Students assist with clinical research projects in a variety of ways, including confirming and scheduling appointments; data collection, entry, and analysis; and compiling and submitting essential documents in accordance with institutional guidelines.

  • Excellent opportunity for premed students who wish to learn about clinical research
  • Training and supervision provided
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Minimum hours: 10 hours per week for four months during the academic year; 8 weeks during the summer (minimum number of hours varies with placement)
  • Times to volunteer: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

Summer Clinical and Laboratory Research Placements

  • Submit one of the two questionnaires by January 10, 2014, to kaye.derman@mountsinai.org. You will be notified the week of January 13, 2014, as to whether or not you have been selected for an interview at Mount Sinai Hospital.
  • Interview period: January 15 - February 14, 2014
  • Notification of acceptance: February 17 - 21, 2014

Contact Us

Department of Volunteer Services
One Gustave L. Levy Place
Box 1274
New York, NY 10029
Tel: 212-241-0478

For Registered Volunteers
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