Student Research

Basic science volunteers at Mount Sinai assist laboratory staff with carrying out research techniques. Clinical research volunteers assist the research staff with a variety of tasks, including data entry and collection and compiling study documents. Both are exceptional year-round opportunities for students interested in a career in medicine.

Basic Science Laboratory Research

Students have the opportunity to assist the professional research staff. Training and supervision is provided.

This volunteer position requires:

High School Students
Minimum hours: Several hours per week for 4 consecutive months during the academic year; 3 days per week for 8 weeks during the summer

College Students
Minimum hours: 15 hours per week for 4 consecutive months during the academic year; 4-5 days per week for 8 weeks during the summer (requirements may vary with placement)

Minimum age: 15 for computer-based research; 16 for wet lab research
Times to Volunteer: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm; or at the discretion of the supervising researcher

Clinical Research

Clinical research volunteers 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. 16 and 17 year olds, may only assist with data entry. Training and supervision provided.

  • Minimum age: 16
  • Minimum hours: 15 hours per week for four months during the academic year and 8 weeks during the summer
  • Times to volunteer: Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm

SUMMER 2018 RESEARCH TIMELINE

Online Questionnaire

Questionnaires for Summer 2018 will be accepted through February 2, 2018. Students selected to interview will be notified by February 12. Interviews will be held from February 20 - March 9. Students who are interested in a Spring 2018 research placement should contact Kaye Derman at kaye.derman@mountsinai.org

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