Healthy Materials Lab is Hiring!


Are you looking to join a team of passionate and creative people working to make the world a healthier place for all people? Healthy Materials Lab is looking for a Research Assistant with videography (both recording and video editing), graphic design, systems mapping, and/or data visualization skills to join our team.

This student will assist with recording and editing videos, including interviews and events; diagramming and mapping systems; visualizing complex information into accessible formats, and creating assets for events and general HML use.

Requirements: Undergraduate or Graduate student at The New School with strong representation abilities. Must be a team player, hard-working, and ready to dive into new material.

Apply Here to be considered for Spring Semester work!


OPPORTUNITY: BFA Photo Social Media Assistant (FWS)

PT Social Media Assistant, Parsons BFA Photo — 2017/18 Federal Work Study

Job Title: Social Media Assistant, Photography

Location: 2 West 13th Street, 4th Floor (AMT Hub – 414), New York, NY

Reports To: Program Administrator, Photography

Status: Part-Time (5 hours per week)

Schedule: Flexible, during office hours: M – F, 10am – 6pm

Hourly Rate: $15 per hour


Position Overview:

The Parsons BFA Photography Program within the School of Art, Media and Technology is looking for a mature, responsible student Office Assistant with a valid Federal Work Study Award for the 2017/18 school year.  The Social Media Assistant will support the Program Administrator and Directors with conceiving, creating, and posting content to the Photography social media platforms.


The ideal candidate will be a current Photography undergraduate, self-motivated, and comfortable working independently. They will also excited about the Parsons Photo community, and motivated by the idea of creating social media content for Photo on Instagram and Facebook, as well as the program blogs. The student worker will be in charge of orchestrating student and faculty takeovers as directed.


The Social Media Assistant position is based out of the AMT Hub at 2 West 13th Street, Room 414, at a $15 hourly rate. Applicants must be available for both Fall and Spring semesters, starting in late August or early September for the Fall 2017 semester.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Program Administrator and Director to create content for Photo’s social media platforms
  • Assist the MFA Photo Student Worker with managing and updating the Program blogs.
  • Assist with program communication, such as MailChimp eblasts, social media messaging
  • Perform other administrative duties to support the AMT office as needed



  • Current BFA Photography student: preferably a rising sophomore or junior
  • Solid organizational skills, multi-tasking ability, and attention to detail
  • Capacity to work independently and be self driven
  • Must be available to work during office hours (M-F, 10am – 6pm) for Fall and Spring semesters, starting in early September 2017.
  • Must posses valid Federal Work Study Award for the 2017/18 school year


  • Previous office or social media experience
  • Knowledge of MailChimp and Google platforms


TO APPLY: Please send your resume and a brief cover letter as PDF attachments to Meg Kissel (, Photography Program Administrator with the subject “Photo Social Media Student Worker Application.”  In your cover letter, please describe your interest in the position and any relevant experience, include your Fall 2017 semester availability, and provide evidence of your 2017/18 Federal Work Study award.



Summer TA Opportunities – International Center of Photography Teen Academy

Dear artists and educators,
The Community Programs team at the International Center of Photography has several Teaching Assistant opportunities this summer with our Teen Academy program, Summertime Stories. This two-week intensive digital photography class takes students on a whirlwind adventure around New York City, while teaching them to capture their unique perspectives along the way. Teaching Assistants are critical members of the teaching team, supporting both the technical, conceptual, and critical thinking skills of young photographers. This is a great opportunity for emerging arts educators with a solid foundation in digital photography. In exchange for their time, Teaching Assistants receive 40 lab hours at ICP’s facilities in Midtown Manhattan or a discounted Continuing Education course. Dates and details below:

NYC in Focus: Summertime Stories

Digital Intensives — Located at the High School of Fashion Industries, 225 West 24th Street 

    • July 10 – 21 | Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm | Instructor: Lesly Deschler Canossi (2 TAs needed)
    • July 10 – 21 | Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm | Instructor: Ben Russel (2 TAs needed)
    • July 31 – August 11| Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm | Instructor: Doran Walot (2 TAs needed)
    • July 31 – August 11 | Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm | Instructor: Ben Russel (3 TAs needed)

Interested candidates can e-mail their resume and any information regarding their course section(s) of interest to: Ariana Allensworth, Teen Academy Manager <>.

International Center of Photography Spring TA and Teen Academy Opportunities

Dear Parsons students –

ICP Community Programs has upcoming opportunities in their teen classes. Below are spring TA opportunities and links to the program descriptions – please email Carly Goldman or Carla Liesching depending on the program in which you’re interested.

 ICP at THE POINT Spring 2017 (note: classes are held in the Bronx)

Contact Carly Goldman at

  • Photography I in Black-and-White for Preteens

Apr 24 – June 19 + field trip TBD  | Mon 4 – 7pm | G. Giraldo

  • Photography I in Black-and-White for Preteens

Apr 25 – June 20 + field trip TBD   | Tues 4 – 7pm | Pablo Lerma

  • Photography I in Black-and-White for Teens

Apr 26 – June 21 + field trip TBD   | Weds 4 – 7pm | Ifetayo Abdus-Salam

  • Photography I in Black-and-White for Teens

Apr 27 – June 22 + field trip TBD   | Thurs 4 – 7pm | Néstor Pérez-Molière


Teen Academy Spring 2017 (note: classes are held at the ICP School in midtown)

Contact Carla Liesching at

  • Photography I in Black-and-White: Camera and Darkroom

Apr 8 – Jun 24 | Sat 11am–2pm | Pablo Lerma

  • Photography I in Black-and-White: Camera and Darkroom

Apr 8 – Jun 24 | Sat 3–6pm | Ifetayo Abdus-Salam

  • Photography I in Black-and-White: Camera and Darkroom

Apr 13 – Jun 15 | Thurs 4–6:30pm | Liz Sales

  • Photography I in Color: Color Film and Darkroom

Apr 8 – Jun 24 | Sat 10am-1pm | Doran Walot

  • Photography I in Color: Color Film and Darkroom

Apr 8 – Jun 24 | Sat 2-5pm | Sarah Warshaw

Photographer / Videographer Wanted

The Parsons MFA Fine Arts program is looking for an independent, self-driven, part-time photographer and videographer for 9 hours a week. Applicants would need to be available to shoot stills and video of Fine Arts Special Events, Lectures, and Artists visiting studios. Imagery will be posted to the Fine Arts website. Also, applicants would need to be free to work Wednesdays from 3pm to 8pm with an additional four hours post production and upload to a storage device; comfortable shooting both high quality still photos of guest speakers in formal lecture setting and informal studio environments; Experience with recording audio/video of lectures taking place each Wednesday in Kellen Auditorium.

Please send resume to Leslie Henkel at