Application Information


The 2016-2017 applications are now open! Please read the instructions below closely!

Please sign up on the interest form for future application cycles.

All questions about the application process should be directed to or to one of the Chief Research AssistantsBefore applying please read our FAQs page to make sure you can fulfill all program requirements.

Create an account and apply here. The application is online only. Therefore, please attach all of your documents as PDF files titled: "LastName_FirstName_FormName.pdf." Please create an account when you apply. Application materials must be completed and submitted in their entirety. Applicants with incomplete application packages will not be considered for a Sinai Research Associates position.The application will close at 11:59pm on May 20, 2016. The Program decided to extend the deadline to 11:59 pm on May 27, 2016. The schedule of important dates and training sessions for the 2016-2017 academic year is uploaded under "Important Announcements".

To the application, you must attach:

  1. Resume.
  2. Valid government-issued photo ID: This must be issued by a government agency; School IDs will not be accepted. This may be a driver's license or passport, for example. 
  3. Letter of Good Academic Standing: You must be a student, enrolled in classes for the entire duration of the program, to participate in the SRA program. Contact your academic advisers to obtain this; they will know what it is. The letter is required by the hospital to prove you are actively enrolled in collegiate studies and are receiving passing marks for the current academic year. If you plan to start an academic program in the fall, please provide an enrollment verification letter from that school. We do not require disclosure of your GPA.
  4. Immunization Record: This program requires all applicants to submit proof of clear PPD or clear chest X-ray (if the PPD is positive) and proof of immunization for MMR, Tetanus, Varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B. These required vaccinations are outlined in the Immunization Requirements document below.  Please note, PPD tests and flu shots must be re-administered yearly. If it is not flu season, make a note on your application as such and be sure to submit proof of immunization as soon as the flu vaccine becomes available.

Starting this application cycle for 2015-2016 academic year, only accepted applicants are required to complete the CITI modules. The accepted applicants must complete the CITI modules for the hospital(s) they will volunteer by June 20, 2016. Failure to do so will result in retraction of the acceptance.
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