Full-time, Paid, Surgical Scholar, Oncology

February 1, 2023

Fri., Nov. 11

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), Department of Surgery, Surgical Scholars Program

Position Description
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Department of Surgery is seeking surgical scholars for its newly-launched competitive program designed to provide research experience for post-baccalaureate or glide year students interested in pursuing an academic career in medicine.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Collecting clinical data for databases
  • Performing literature searches related to research projects
  • Analyzing data
  • Assisting in the preparation of research findings for posters, abstracts and manuscripts
  • Completing at least one independent project that is developed in collaboration with the faculty mentor and submitted for presentation at a national meeting

Time Commitment
Full-time, with a one-year commitment (tentatively from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024)


Email the below application materials to the Surgical Education Office

  • 500 word maximum personal statement that includes reason for interest in the program and anticipated goals
  • Curriculum vitae
  • College transcript
  • Two letters of reference from college or postbac professors