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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
Full-time 40 hour work week (please note - we do not provide housing or travel arrangements).
Flexible start dates and working hours.
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 email@example.com with "LFKRI Summer Internship Program" in the subject heading. No phone calls please.
Submission deadline is January 31
“Working towards a vaccine for HIV and being a part of a team that is making those strides is what motivated me to work here.” – Anonymous
“The opportunity to work for a growing company that changes people lives every day. While also being able to learn about different components of the world of law within healthcare.”– Anonymous
“What motivated me to come to NYBC is molding the future of HIV prevention and help our LGBTQ community by educating and assisting.” – Anonymous
"New York Blood Center is a good company where I can move up the ladder." – Anonymous
"My sister works for the NYBC and she told me nothing but good things about the blood center and the amount of opportunities that it has." – Anonymous
"I came to NYBC for new technology in transfusion medicine." – Anonymous
"The opportunities for sickle cell research is what motivated me to do my fellowship here." – Anonymous
"It is a great opportunity to open up doors for more knowledge and gives me a way to work on my customer service skills." – Anonymous
"My passion for immunoparasitology research is what motivated me to come to NYBC." –Shabnam Jawahar
"To be able to explain the benefits of donating blood and how it helps family members of donating blood or complete strangers is a great feeling that I’m glad to be a part of. This will not be a job for me but a great learning experience." –Anonymous
"I want to be a part of an organization that strives to improve and save human lives, while gaining experience in conducting blood-related research." – Anonymous
"I always like to help people. I feel like this job is the best for me and I have family members who work in the hospital industry. I wanted to try something different in my life to grow and yet gain more experience." – Anonymous
"I am very excited to join the NYBC family as a summer intern and work on research and I am considering erythropoiesis. I’m hoping to learn more about red blood cell development and add to the current understanding. I am looking forward to new laboratory techniques and working in a laboratory setting." – Aniqa Shah
"I love what the NYBC stands for and provides. I’ve known about the company since I was very young and I’ve been armoured by the number of people giving blood and I wanted to be part of a good cause." – Tyra Lambert
"Unfortunately, my mother has needed blood during her ordeal with her fight against ovarian cancer. Ever since this occurred I have been wanting to work in the medical field." –Anonymous
"The job that NYBC does is remarkable and to be part of it is a motivation." – Martha Suazo
"I want to pursue a career in health care, learn more about medical research, and help save lives." – Caitlin Anderson
"Last summer I worked at a rehabilitation center where I worked to take care of the elderly and those seeking rehabilitation. Many residents had to get blood transfusions and this partly gave me the idea that perhaps I can do research in blood-related areas in science. During my school year prior to this summer, I also took an immunology course which really got me very interested in the immune system and the components of blood. Overall, I want to gain experience in research and to contribute to research that can improve medicine in the future, especially since I want to become a physician in the future." – David Shi
"I am a student at the Bronx H.S. of Science with a long-standing interest in Medical Research. I want to apply and build up my knowledge in the Bio-medical field and have reached out to NYBC, thoroughly. I am a student pilot as well as an avid programmer. I am a regional debate champion for the greater New York area and hope to pursue a career in medicine later in my life. I hope to contribute as much to the Blood center as much as it is educating me." – Anonymous
"I am a platelet donor. I’m happy to be working for an organization that saves lives." – Anonymous
"To become a part of an organization that’s changing lives for the better." – Anonymous
"I want to help further behavioral research surrounding HIV/AIDS. Having the opportunity to work at a sister site for some of the studies going on at the NYBC made me interested in helping out in my home state." – Anonymous
"The New York Blood Center is one of the best locations for Sickle Cell Research. I wanted to explore this disease further, thus I selected this close, informative research location." – Anonymous
"I first became interested in healthcare because my father has hepatitis B. Since then, I have enrolled in an 8-year medical program and came to the blood center to further my learning and experience." – Anonymous
"I believe in the NYBC mission and vision which is in line with my personal mission in life." – Anonymous
"I came to the New York Blood Center for the best training in Transfusion Medicine." – Anonymous
"NYBC is an elite institute and I hope to gain a wonderful experience during my training." – Anonymous
"Continue my medical education and continue my Apheresis skills." – Emrold Nicholas
"I heard about the NYBC on the internet and how they have multiple locations to provide blood anytime to most of the hospitals. So, this is a great opportunity to learn from the blood center." –Darshna Raval
"I was excited to join the New York Blood Center because of the translational nature of the research and the opportunity to make a difference in patients' lives." – Anonymous
"What motivated me to come to the NYBC is that I wanted to learn more about research." –Daniel Sitbon-Taylor
"As a senior marketing student in college, I wanted to get experience in the non-profit world. NYBC is very different from my previous experiences and environments so I am excited to learn and potentially grow here." - Anonymous
"I applied to the Young Scientists Foundation for science research at Ossining High School and they paired me up with the NYBC. I am excited to work with my mentor in her lab." – Dhara Patel
"I’ve always enjoyed working with non-profit organizations to help serve in my community. Having the opportunity to aid in serving lives is what made me choose the NYBC." - Anonymous
"The NYBC is an answered prayer from my family. I have been facing difficult times in finding a secure, stable and most important, a company or should I say, an organization that is mainly focused on servicing individuals to the community, as well without measuring any costs. It has a deep impact with the fact of the purpose for the NYBC is “saving peoples' lives”. Therefore, I want to be a part of this mission." - Anonymous
“I wanted to learn more about advance testing of red blood cell antibodies. Coming from transfusion medicine, I found my passion in antibody problems and moving on to the NYBC is an excellent place to grow as an immunohematologist.” - Anonymous
“I was motivated to come to NYBC because of its commitment to excellence and because of its research opportunities. I have been afforded the opportunity to work with an innovative research project. I look forward to enhancing my nursing skills and growing with NYBC.” - Anonymous
“I heard about the New York Blood Center through a colleague of mine. She’d informed me that with the NYBC, I would be able to gain a tremendous amount of experience which would in turn, catapult my career. After doing some research on what the true mission of the NYBC is, I became even more elated at the idea of helping with this mission in my own individual way. I want to advance in my career as well as help people in the process. I am very excited to start my journey with the New York Blood Center!” - Anonymous
“I received great encouragement from Talent Acquisition; from the beginning to the end of my hiring process.” - Anonymous
"I am a blood recipient and a member of the eleven-gallon club. For the past four years, I have volunteered with New Jersey Blood Services and when a Donor Relations Associate position became available, I decided to join the company." - Anonymous
"I wanted to work for a company that is mission driven and gives back to the community in some way." – Anonymous
"I wanted to work in an environment that helps people every day." – Anonymous
"I decided to join NYBC because it gives me the opportunity to participate in helping to save people's lives. Also, it is an organization that I can potentially grow in." - Anonymous
"NYBC has great benefits and a tuition program." – Anonymous
"I came here to do my Ph.D. student program. New York Blood Center makes great contributions to blood production, especially in cord blood. I hope I can acquire the skill, the knowledge and the ability to work with blood cell and the research." – Anonymous
"I came to NYBC looking for a real opportunity. Learning during the training, I see that I can save lives, which makes the opportunity even better. By the look of what I’ve heard and seen, looks like it’s a very nice place to work for." – Anonymous
I worked at New York Blood Center full-time
Awesome company great benefits.
Long hours not enough rotates
I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at New York Blood Center (New York, NY) in July 2016.
I was called by the individual that I would be reporting to and he was very quick to make sure that I understood that the role would be challenging. Once I explained that I was capable of handling the responsibility, an onsite interview with scheduled. The individual didn't take any time to ask questions about my background, work or current employment status.
During the 1st onsite interview, I met with the person who called me. Once again, there were no questions about my work experience, my management history, my strengths or shortcomings. Instead it was filled with the same lines that I had heard over the phone; that the role was going to be challenging and they needed someone who could handle the load. Again, I explained that I felt capable of stepping up to the challenge.
On the 2nd onsite interview, I was introduced to the VP of HR and the interview was far more cordial. Her questions were engaging and relevant to my experience and she took time to speak with me about the responsibilities, the perks and the culture; all concepts that the first interviewer failed to discuss.
That was my last encounter from the New York Blood Center. I never got a call saying 'thank you for your time but we're going with someone else'. They're unprofessional behavior carried them all through this interview process. It's clear that the Talent Acquisition/HR lacks organization and leadership. I hope whoever got this role has the patience to work in such a chaotic atmosphere.
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