The Department of Social Work Services at The Mount Sinai Hospital offers a unique employment opportunity in a world class hospital setting. A core element in the provision of care at the medical center, Social Work offers Master's degree recipients a wide range of positions that span patient populations from pediatrics to geriatrics, and medical areas as diverse as oncology, psychiatry and transplantation. Since its beginning, the Department of Social Work Services has focused on research and education as integral to the provision of the highest quality of service. Members of the department are encouraged to participate in a culture of reflective practice, share their knowledge with their colleagues and to publish. The Department of Social Work Services is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salary. Individuals with a Master's degree in Social Work who are NYS licensed or eligible for a NYS license and are interested in employment at Mount Sinai should visit our Careers page.


In accordance with the Council on Social Work Education guidelines, the Department of Social Work Services provides internships for second year master level social work students. Under the supervision of trained social workers, students attain a level of competence necessary for responsible professional practice. Training is consonant with the educational goals of the schools of social work. Learning opportunities are offered in all service areas within the health care system as well as special community-based programs. The Department of Social Work Services has affiliate agreements for placement with Columbia University, Fordham University, Hunter College and New York University. Students interested in applying for the internship program at The Mount Sinai Hospital should contact the field work office at their respective educational institution.