Intern - Office for Diversity and Inclusion

  • Mount Sinai
  • New York, USA
  • Jun 03, 2019
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Roles & Responsibilities:

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) is a System-wide entity charged to support the Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) in embracing the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion as key drivers for excellence and innovation for unrivaled healthcare service delivery, medical and health education, and research. ODI staff serve as consultants and subject matter experts on best practices in diversity and inclusion whereby they advise on System-wide policies and procedures and provide education on inclusive behaviors to promote equity for all. 

The LGBT Talent Pipeline Program Interns will report to the department’s LGBT Program Manager. As part of the program, the interns will have the opportunity to work closely with ODI staff to gain exposure to the various ways the department carries out its work within the Mount Sinai Health System. In addition, the interns will work under the LGBT Program Manager to:

  • Assist with community and hospital outreach activities, including tabling and community


  • Shadow and assist the LGBT Program Manager to present LGBT training workshops
  • Help develop partnerships with community organizations
  • Participate in planning efforts for the 2020 LGBT Youth Pipeline Program 


  • Currently enrolled in high school or entering college in Fall 2019.
  • No prior healthcare industry experience required.
  • Must have attended an LGBT Pipeline presentation or Saturday at Sinai program
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Strength Through Diversity 

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. 

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.  

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story!  

Who We Are 

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve. 

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.  

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form