If you are interested in the future of cancer care, you will find no better place to begin your career than at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK). As a world leader in cancer care, research and treatment, we continue to expand our services to meet the needs of people with cancer and their families. Now is the time to join us as many exciting growth initiatives are underway at our locations in Manhattan and beyond.
MSK hires entry-level employees with an array of backgrounds. We recruit majors in Health Care, Science, and Liberal Arts. We have opportunities in our laboratories or working alongside world-renowned physicians on clinical research. In addition, we have opportunities for those interested in a career path within health care administration.
The Session Assistant acts as a liaison between the patient, the patient’s family, and the medical health care team during a patient’s office visits. Responsibilities include orienting patients and families to Ambulatory Care, assisting with patient flow between the waiting and clinical areas, and ensuring that medical records are available and complete prior to a patient’s office visit.
Physician Office Assistant
The Physician Office Assistant acts as a liaison between the patient and the medical health care team on a daily basis. Responsibilities include screening patient calls, scheduling patient tests and appointments, and handling all administrative functions associated with patient care.
Research Study Assistant
The Research Study Assistant is actively involved in the review of patient histories, the collection and computerization of information, and the development of reports. As a member of a multi-disciplinary research team made up of physicians, nurses, and clinical support staff, you will contribute to a superior understanding of care provided to patients. Research opportunities are available in the following departments: Epidemiology, Medicine, Neurology, Pathology, Pediatrics, and Surgery.
The Sloan Kettering Institute (SKI) is the state-of-the-art laboratory research facility of the Memorial Sloan Kettering. There are 5 five research programs: Cell Biology & Genetics, Cellular Biochemistry & Biophysics, Molecular Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Molecular Biology, and Immunology. The responsibilities of a research technician are to provide support to the laboratory in the completion of assigned experiments and assist in molecular biology experiments using standard recombinant DNA protocols such as DNA isolation, cloning and sequencing, RNA isolation, Southern and Northern blotting, recombinant DNA library screening, and PCR and site directed mutagenesis.
PhD & MD/PhD Education
The education of tomorrow’s scientific leaders is essential to our mission. That’s why we offer unique and comprehensive programs in the study of biomedical sciences and the management of cancer. Our collaborations with The Rockefeller University, Cornell University, and Weill Cornell Medical College offer PhD programs in chemical biology, computational biology and medicine, and the medical sciences. The Center also partners with Weill Medical College and The Rockefeller University to offer a MD/PhD degree for aspiring physician-scientists.