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  • Outreach at Upstate

    Outreach at Upstate

    Students, Faculty and Staff making an impact in the Upstate New York Community.

  • Outreach at Upstate

    Outreach at Upstate

    Students, Faculty and Staff making an impact in the Upstate New York Community.

  • Outreach at Upstate

    Outreach at Upstate

    Students, Faculty and Staff making an impact in the Upstate New York Community.

  • Outreach at Upstate

    Outreach at Upstate

    Students, Faculty and Staff making an impact in the Upstate New York Community.

We strive to improve the health of the communities we serve
through education, biomedical research and healthcare.

Community is built into our Mission

Upstate Medical University serves people from throughout this region, providing health care and education. Upstate’s values include serving our community, embracing diversity and inclusion. All are welcome here.

Upstate reaches out to the Central New York community through formal efforts — such as screenings for illnesses, providing information on health issues and established programs — and through volunteer efforts created by Upstate clinicians, faculty, staff and students.

As the region’s largest employer, Upstate is committed to hiring, training and promoting people based on merit and work ethic — helping thousands of people improve their lives and the lives of their families.

Upstate Programs

Academic Programs - Learn more about the four colleges at Upstate and how they can lead to rewarding, in-demand careers.

Center for Civic Engagement - Upstate students volunteer thousands of hours in the community. Contact us if your organization is looking for motivated volunteers.

Additional Upstate Programs - Upstate is part of the community  with programs for everything from quitting smoking to advising us how to improve.

Academic Programs

Center for Civic Engagement

Additional Upstate Programs

Upstate Students Make a Difference.

Educational Connections

Upstate is a resource for learners of all ages throughout the region. Along with formal degree programs Upstate helps young people become familiar with many health careers. These include summer programs, some of which provide pay for participants.

Syracuse City School District Connections

High School and Youth Programs

  • High School Senior Sundays
  • Inspire Upstate
  • Lafayette Big Picture School Shadow Day
  • New Visions through Onondaga/Madison BOCES
  • NYS Mentoring Program

Employment at Upstate

As the region’s largest employer, pumping more than $2 billion into the region’s economy each year, Upstate has job opportunities at many levels. There are entry-level positions that provide an opportunity to step into healthcare. Benefits include financial assistance for education to help employees grow in their careers—and their impact on the community.

Employment Pipelines

Search Upstate Jobs
Upstate Values: We Embrace Diversity and Inclusion.

Where Success Begins

Upstate Medical University is home to four colleges:

As part of the State University of New York, the state’s public college system, Upstate offers affordable tuitions and financial aid. Some professions are so in demand that employers will pay the entire cost of earning a degree.

We invite you to reach out to us via email at Admiss@playityet.com

Virtual Events On Campus Events
Students in front of Weiskotten Hall

Students, Faculty and Staff

Upstate's 10,000 employees are an important part of the community, and give back in many different ways. Two examples include Team Upstate and The Community Giving Campaign.

Volunteer at Upstate

Volunteering at Upstate is a great way to gain experience, contribute to the health of the community, and connect with your peers. Opportunities for volunteers range from teens to senior citizens.

Learn More

Team Upstate at the Heart Walk
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