college student volunteers

College Student Volunteers

College student applications for Summer 2014 are now open for Upstate University Hospital at both the Downtown Campus and Community Campus. Thank you for your interest.

University Hospital, Downtown Campus

If you are interested in a polsition at the Downtown Campus, please complete the College Student application.

Each semester we accept, on average, 60 college students to volunteer at University Hospital. Volunteering is a great way to learn more about our community and to feel good knowing you made a difference in someone's life.

University Hospital, Community Campus

College students may apply to the Community Campus by using their adult application. External link

The Community Campus has volunteer positions available in the GEM Care—the senior emergency department—and in the Emergency Department. There is shuttle service between the Downtown and Community campuses 7 days a week from 6:45 am to 11:20 pm. See shuttle schedule. PDF document


Our college students volunteer a minimum of 50 hours per semester to complete the program. Depending on your skills and time constraints and department needs, we can place you in a variety of areas – from inpatient care to office technology.

We require all applicants to complete a background check once they have completed their interview.

Application Schedule

Semester Begin Applying
Fall August 15
Winter December 15
Summer April 15

We look forward to hearing from you and having you as part of our team!

Volunteer Benefits
  • Make new friends
  • Free flu shots
  • Annual Volunteer Recognition Celebration
  • Free parking
  • Lunch allowance