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New York Blood Center Overview

Headquarters New York, NY
Size 1001 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1964
Type Nonprofit Organization
Industry Health Care
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
New York Blood Center holds a very literal interpretation of the meaning of life. New York Blood Center is a not-for-profit blood distribution and research organization serving New York City and it environs in New York State and New Jersey. As one of the largest blood centers in ... More

New York Blood Center – Why Work For Us?

At New York Blood Center (NYBC), we focus on cultivating excellence by merging cutting-edge innovation with diligent customer service, groundbreaking research, and comprehensive program and service development. As we work to meet and exceed the growing needs of our diverse communities and further our lifesaving strategic goals in a rapidly changing environment, our impact on local, national, and global communities continues to expand.

The coordinated leadership of NYBC’s geographic blood services operations ensures some 2,000 units of blood products are collected each day and distributed to more than 20 million people in New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. Our National Cord Blood Program at the Howard P. Milstein National Cord Blood Center has distributed cord blood units throughout the U.S. and internationally, with more than 4,900 units shipped to 220-plus transplant centers in 38 countries spanning six continents. World-class researchers at NYBC’s Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute lead the way in pioneering blood research focused on global health issues, from HIV and hepatitis to malaria and thalassemia. 


Our researchers at NYBC’s Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute are world-class

NYBC’s commitment to excellence translates into improved efficiency, enhanced products and services, and greater attention to the needs of our patients—the cancer and surgery patients, accident and burn victims, newborn babies and delivering mothers, AIDS and sickle cell anemia patients, organ transplant recipients, and many others who depend on a safe, plentiful, and ready supply of blood products to survive.

As one of the largest community-based blood, cellular therapy and transfusion medicine research centers in the world, we are confident that, along with your support and participation, we will continue to save lives and strengthen communities—locally, nationally, and across the globe.



As one of the most preeminent and comprehensive blood centers in the world, New York Blood Center operates under a four-part mission. Specifically, NYBC exists:

  • To provide the highest quality blood and stem cell products and related medical and consultative services to hospitals and patients primarily in the greater New York metropolitan area
  • To conduct the highest quality, novel and innovative research in the fields of hematology, blood banking and transfusion medicine, and cellular therapies, thus advancing these fields and positively impacting the public health
  • To develop products, technologies, and services in the fields of hematology, blood banking, and transfusion medicine and cellular therapies, with the potential to have worldwide humanitarian impact
  • To train the next generation of leaders in each of these fields


Accomplishing its mission through development of a critical mass of outstanding and dedicated individuals, either directly or through strategic partnerships, NYBC will continue its legacy of being recognized worldwide as a comprehensive center of excellence. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, quality, service, innovation, and leadership in every area, NYBC embraces and values the highest ethical, humanitarian, medical, and scientific standards including compassion, respect, integrity, and caring for all people, including the donor and patient, and the acquisition, sharing, and application of knowledge, thus fostering a corporate and civic culture to continually earn and maintain public trust.

A Brief Overview of our Comprehensive Benefits

At New York Blood Center, the health and well-being of our employees and their families are important to us. That’s why, as part of our total rewards package, we provide comprehensive benefits that offer choice and flexibility. The following is a brief overview of our benefits offerings.

Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage

    • For full-time and part-time employees and their qualified dependent
    • Coverage begins on the 1st of the month following first day of employment


    • 403B retirement savings plan with generous employer contribution
    • Roth option

Pre-Tax Reimbursement Accounts

    • Medical and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Commuter and parking reimbursement accounts

Supplemental Options

    • Short term and long term disability
    • Critical illness insurance
    • 529 College Savings Program
    • Life Insurance (beyond NYBC provided amount)
    • AD&D

Training & Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement Program

Paid Time Off

    • Generous Vacation/Personal/Sick Leave


    • Onsite fitness classes at several NYBC locations
    • Weight Watchers
    • Wellness events
    • Free Hepatitis B vaccines 

Other Benefits

    • Free parking is available at several sites
    • NYBC's employee discount programs.
      • Working Advantage
      • Plum Benefits
  • Benefits Concierge includes:
    • Jenny Craig(R) Weight Management
    • Benefit Hub
    • Pet Assure


For five decades, physicians and scientists at NYBC and its LFKRI have worked to improve human health through the science of blood. Our research has paved the way for new blood-related products, techniques, and therapies as well as numerous landmark patents. Students selected to participate in the summer internship program will work side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world and be part of our cutting-edge research. Our institute is comprised of a family of laboratories, each headed by a recognized scientific principal investigator in that particular area of research.

Program Description 

  • Mentorship by principal investigators, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and medical students.
  • Independent research projects that relate directly to today's major health related blood issues.
  • Presentation of research findings in a formal seminar.
  • Financial compensation.
  • Full-time 40 hour work week (please note - we do not provide housing or travel arrangements).

  • Flexible start dates and working hours.

Qualifications and Selection

  • Undergraduate student in an accredited University with a science oriented major.
  • Selection is based upon academic credentials, relevant training or experience, letters of recommendation and the congruence of the students expressed goals with the internship program.

To Apply

  • Interested individuals should submit a resume with current GPA

  • Cover letter expressing why an internship with the Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute is of interest in PDF

  • Minimum of two (2) letters of recommendation in PDF

  • Email information to dross2@nybloodcenter.org with "LFKRI Summer Internship Program" in the subject heading. No phone calls please.

  • Submission deadline is January 31

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    I have been working at New York Blood Center full-time (More than 8 years)


    Great benefits 401kk and meeting different people to save lives


    Management is stubborn on raises and will work u not caring if u have children. Lots of crazy hours different locations

    Advice to Management

    Be understanding

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    I had to enter an application to HR, which took about 5 days to get back to me. I then had a phone interview with a talent recruiter, then an in person interview with the director of collections. I was then emailed and told that I had receiver the position.

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    • Why would you want to work in the non profit industry for a company that is manufacturing a biologic?   1 Answer


    The negotiation process of salary was established at the very beginning. An hourly pay

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