Student Research

Basic science volunteers at The Mount Sinai Hospital 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:
Minimum age: 15 for computer-based research; 16 for wet lab research

High School Students
Minimum hours recommended: 2 hours per week for 4 consecutive months during the academic year; 3 days per week for 8 weeks during the summer (requirements may vary with placement)

College Students
Minimum hours: 15 hours per week for 4 consecutive months during the academic year; 3-5 days per week for 8 weeks during the summer (requirements may vary with placement)

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

This volunteer position requires:

  • Minimum age: 16
  • Minimum hours: 15 hours per week for four months during the academic year. Eight weeks during the summer (minimum number of hours may vary with placement).
  • Times to volunteer: Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm

SPRING SEMESTER AND SUMMER 2018 RESEARCH TIMELINE
The on-line questionnaire and timetables for the above will be posted on this site in late December, 2017.

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