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Research Training & Education

Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center offers education and training opportunities in state-of-the-art settings for the next generation of aspiring research professionals.

Our expert faculty and staff have developed cancer research training programs for prospective and current undergraduate, graduate and medical students as well as postdoctoral and clinical fellows, and professional development offerings for today’s practicing scientists. We also offer programs for youth interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers.

Our Research Education Approach & Focus Areas

Our Cancer Center provides future investigators and educators with a variety of structured, ongoing programs as well as initiatives and events focused on different aspects of cancer research. Students and postdoctoral fellows gain expertise in research through hands-on experience in basic, clinical and translational labs under the guidance of some of the world’s preeminent cancer researchers and clinicians.

Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center designs and hosts courses and conferences covering:

  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Research ethics
  • Study design
  • Cancer biology

Research Training Programs

Discover exciting training options designed for curious and ambitious scientific minds:

  • Opportunities for Fellows. Learn about and apply for a postdoctoral research training position.
  • Einstein Discover Research Program. Earn your Master of Science degree from Lehman College while engaging in 15 months of research and training at Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center and the Harold and Muriel Block Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. You will complete hypothesis-driven research for your thesis.
  • BEYOND ALBERT, A High School Research Program. High school students aged 16 and up join a research team at Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center. Students learn STEM skills while working in a lab and present their work at the program’s end.
  • Young Cancer Investigator Seminar Series & Career Chats. Learn about the research career journeys of early-career cancer investigators and network with MECC faculty and peers at these biannual seminars.