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Category Archives: Seminars & Workshops

Videographers needed

Going into it’s 10th year, Left Forum 2014 is calling for videographers to help record panels-workshops for this year’s conference. In exchange for volunteering your time to film, your entrance will be free. Please note that: – Professional experience is not necessary. – We are

Volunteer Opportunity: Games for Change

  The Games for Change Festival is the largest games event in New York City, and we need your help to make it a success. Volunteers enjoy the opportunity to network with game designers, civil society, the gaming industry, technologists and academics. Volunteer for half

Call for Volunteers: Re/Mixed Media Festival.

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS On April 26 and 27, 2014, the School of Media Studies at NSPE and Parsons The New School for Design are co-hosting the fourth annual Re/Mixed Media Festival. The Re/Mixed Media Festival is a celebration of collaborative art-making and creative appropriation and will host a myriad

Volunteer Opportunity: Project Istwa

Volunteer Opportunity Project Istwa is looking for motivated and enthusiastic people to volunteer as facilitators for the summer 2014 workshops which will be conducted in two rural batey neighborhoods (impoverished areas where Haitian migrant workers reside) in the Haiti/Dominican Republic border. . Please use this

NSPE’s Volunteer Weekend!

This annual, 3-day, student-led event offers students, faculty, staff, and alumni of the New School for Public Engagement (NSPE) fun opportunities to volunteer with nonprofit organizations all over New York City. With this weekend we intend to : Build a strong community at NSPE through

Your Village, Your Story: Greenwich Village Oral History Project

Connect with the West Village community!  This is an opportunity to volunteer for an oral history project in Greenwich Village. Jefferson Market Library is recruiting volunteer interviewers to be trained to interview longtime Greenwich Village community members. Please write to to sign-up for a training at

Contagious Magazine is looking for volunteers

Contagious Magazine is looking for 10 volunteers to work any or all of the Most Contagious event on December 11. Help will include setting up the day before, day-of registration check-in, speaker handling, etc.  Each volunteer will have the chance to watch some of the

Graphic Designers and Web Developers Needed for Project

Current student Reina Alvarez is seeking graphic designers and/or web developers interested in expanding their portfolio to help create a prototype of a website for her web series, Tenacious Memory.  Her project proposal explains: How might information and insights help you in your design process? The

Interview Participants Needed

CHECKING YOUR PHONE IN THE SHOWER/ON THE TOILET/IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT? Media Studies student working on a video project about smartphone addiction.  I’m conducting 10-15 minute interviews asking people about their smartphone habits. The format is pretty loose, you can add anything you want

Volunteer Opportunity: Project Istwa

The documentary filmmaker volunteer will accompany the January 2014 Istwa team to the communities of Gonaives and Port-de-Paix and work closely with our workshop Director and facilitators to create a promotional video for Project Istwa. Depending on length of stay the volunteer will also travel

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New York Production Company seeks EDITOR

New York Production Company seeks EDITOR  For Short-term Film Project  September 2013 This project is a short documentary.   The CEO/Filmmaker is an NYU alum.  The production team consists of industry professionals with extensive experience in feature films, documentaries, and television projects. This position will provide

Volunteers Needed: IFP Independent Film Week

The Independent Filmmaker Project is looking for volunteers for Independent Film Week, the oldest and largest forum of its kind that introduces new talent on the independent scene. Founded as a part of the 1979 New York Film Festival, IFP holds workshops, seminars, and conferences,

Apply to be a Girls Write Now Mentor

 Share your voice. EMPOWER HERS: Apply by May 15 to be a Girls Write Now Mentor   @ The New School Girls Write Now is a dynamic community of women writers on a mission: For 15 years, our award-winning programs have provided creative and academic guidance,

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NSPE Volunteer Weekend – March 1 – 3

Join the NSPE community as we serve the greater New York City community the weekend of MARCH 1ST THROUGH MARCH 3RD. Check it out here! Students, faculty, staff and alumni will come together to assist a variety of notable nonprofit organizations from all over the city.

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Hurricane Relief Effort: You Can Still Contribute!

You can still contribute to our divisional relief effort for Hurricane Sandy. Here’s how: Donate to the NSPE virtual food drive (Help us meet our fundraising goal—we’re 20% there!) Donate non-perishable food items in the donation box in the Dean’s Office (third floor, building A) Share an

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Editing Assistant/Editor wanted

  Faculty member Vlad Nikolic’s Surla Films is looking for a student to help in editing a 5-minute trailer for a TV show pilot (Monty Python meets the Colbert Report through the voice of a John Lennon Impersonator); should the pilot get funded, the position

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Jumpstart Readers Program

Available Positions College Students & Community Corps Members Work with small groups of preschool children on language and literacy skills, right in your community, and attend training and service days. The single most powerful experience you can have volunteering is with Jumpstart. Apply now!  Team