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
Minimum hours: 15 hours per week for 4 consecutive months during the academic year
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 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
- Times to volunteer: Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm