Work-Study Departments

The following is a brief description of the offices at Juilliard that offer Work-Study positions.

Please keep in mind that not all offices may be hiring, but new positions can emerge during the year. You can always check with departments that you are interested in by contacting the listed supervisor (their contact information is available through the online directory).


Supervisors: Sydney Dalessi, Larry Geddes, Fadwa Hayes, Kathlyn Anthony
The Admissions Office maintains communication with prospective applicants and coordinates auditions for all Divisions. Office Work-Study are needed to assist with general office work, provide information to prospective applicants via all communication, enter data and recruitment information into our database, and to assist with mailings. Admissions Tour Guides provide tours of the facilities to prospective applicants and their families. Admissions Bloggers contribute 2 blog posts per month to be published on the Juilliard website based on assigned prompts related to their experience as students. Audition Monitors are needed during designated audition periods to assist in various areas of the audition process and welcome auditionees.

Alan D. Marks Center for Career Services and Entrepreneurship

Supervisor: Emily Bono, Hillarie O'Toole
This office provides the essential services needed to assist students in developing long-term career plans. These services include: career guidance; self-assessment tools; résumé, curriculum vitae, and press kit development; career workshops; marketing; graphic image design; web page design; project development; fundraising; internship opportunities; and performance opportunities. Work-study students are needed for office assistance, handling phone/email inquiries, data entry, and video editing.

Alumni Relations

Supervisors: Rebecca Vaccarelli, Julia Payne
The Office of Alumni Relations builds and maintains the alumni community in NYC and beyond. Creating and maintaining relationships with alumni all over the world, they also curate a vibrant schedule of events and robust correspondence with alumni from the dance, drama and music divisions. With a staff of two individuals, work- study students will work on a wide range of initiatives: communicating with alumni, database management, maintaining the alumni performance calendar, assisting with student initiatives, and basic office assistance.

Chamber Music Office

Supervisor: Curtis Stewart
The Chamber Music Office hires work-study students with excellent people and organizational skills to help with an eclectic range of office tasks. Additionally, work-study students with extensive chamber music performance backgrounds and are hired to rehearse and perform with String Quartet Survey groups. Among other tasks, our Chamber Music Office Ninjas (official title) communicate with concert venues, make concert materials for on and off-campus events, prepare recordings, and research festivals, competitions, and residencies for our ever-growing Chamber Music Resource Database.

Community Engagement

Supervisor: Mason Kinkead, Rebecca Reuter
The Office of Community Engagement benefits audiences throughout the five boroughs of New York City, bringing the joy of the performing arts to the wider community. Programs include: Morse Fellowship, Concert Fellowship, Instrumental Music Program, McCabe Guitar Fellowship, Gluck Community Service Fellowship, Young People’s Concert Series, Performing Educational Programs for Schools – Dance, Music Advancement Program, and Combining Literacy and Musical Beginnings Program. Work-study students are needed in various capacities to help with all of the programming, including office assistants, reading tutors, collaborative pianists, and other jobs.

Concert Office

Supervisors: Tina Matin, Christina Wenger
The Concert Office, which handles scheduling, front of house, and box office operations for the performance spaces in the Juilliard School needs work study students to serve as Ushers at various concerts and events throughout the year. Ushers provide professional assistance and services to audience members attending Juilliard performances. Ushers are also responsible for enforcing front of house policies and rules, as well as providing safety and a welcoming atmosphere. There are no set hours for ushering though the majority of events occur in the evenings and on weekends.

Dance Division

Supervisor: Katie Friis, Megan Petersen, Keith David
The Administrative Office of the Dance Division, this department employs only Dance students for seasonal and temporary help in such capacities as demonstrators, video camera operators and monitors during audition periods; and help running the Summer Dance Program in July.


Supervisor: Kaylen Ratto Giannini
The Development Office raises the funds necessary to support the School’s operational budget, educational initiatives, scholarship support, redevelopment project, and other needs. Student workers are needed for general office assistance such as filing, assisting with mailings, calling donors to thank them for their gift, and answering phones. Additional support for the Office of Special Events throughout the year may also include: logging event RSVPs, ticketing and dinner seating assistance, and onsite assistance with events (some evening or weekend availability for certain events).

Drama Division

Supervisor: Jerry Shafnisky, Kathy Hood
The Administrative Office of the Drama Division, this department usually employs only Drama students for office assistance, room set-up, ushering for performances in the Drama Theater, etc.

Ensemble Operations

Supervisor: Joanna Trebelhorn, Matthew Wolford
This department is responsible for room and equipment setup in rehearsal spaces. Student assistance is needed to move chairs and equipment around the building and to and from performance venues, instrument checkout, light maintenance, general office assistance, and to act as liaisons between the Operations office and performers.

Evening Division

Supervisor: John-Morgan Bush, Aline Venditti
The Evening Division provides music classes for the general public, ranging from music appreciation classes to skilled courses such as music theory, ear training and composition. Work-study students are needed for office assistance and to help set up and maintain classroom space.

Facilities & Building Management

Supervisor: Ricky Eng, Roger Sewhcomar
This office is responsible for all custodial, mechanical and security operations in the Juilliard building. Work- study students are needed year-round as receptionists; especially during the summer as painters and carpenters; and seasonally to help issue student ID cards.

Faculty Assistant

Supervisor: Molly Skardon
This department needs assistance in annual auditions for in-school accompanists including: checking-in applicants; contacting applicants if necessary; advising applicants on procedures; maintaining quiet in the hallway; etc.

Financial Aid

Supervisor: Tina Gonzalez, Jason Chandler-Renfro
The Financial Aid Office administers Juilliard’s scholarship budget as well as loans and grants through Federal, State and private agencies. In addition, it manages the Federal and Juilliard Work-Study programs. Work-study students are occasionally needed for projects and general office support.

Historical Performance

Supervisors: Rosemary Metcalf, Sophia Ennocenti
Work-study students are needed to move harpsichords and set up for ensemble rehearsals. Student workers are also needed to assist with off-campus chamber music performances and music library projects.

IT Department

Supervisors: Tena Bailey, Clara Perdiz
The Information Technology Department provides technical services and support to all administrative offices. Computer-savvy work-study students are needed to help run the Computer Lab in troubleshooting common problems as well as assisting users with popular software, such as Microsoft Office, Finale, Sibelius and audio/video editing applications.

International Advisement

Supervisors: Alli Scheetz, Vanessa Valenzuela; Michael Calla
The Office of International Advisement (OIA) provides services, programs, and resources to assist Juilliard’s international community with maintenance of status, government benefits, travel related issues, and cultural adjustment. OIA also promotes intercultural understanding and appreciation through various events, trainings, and workshops for the entire Juilliard community. Work study students assist OIA carry out this mission by performing general office duties such as answering phone calls and emails, making copies, filing etc., as well as help in the organization and implementation of OIA programs. Previous knowledge of F-1 student status and J- 1 exchange visitor status is helpful but not required.

Jazz Studies

Supervisors: Anika Adilifu, Alex Ball
This is the Administrative Office of the Jazz Studies Department. Work-study students are needed as office assistants. Duties include but are not limited to phone support, filing, running office errands, help with jazz projects, concerts, and special events. Additional positions are available based on the office’s needs.

Juilliard Store

Supervisor: Tina Matin
The Juilliard Store sells sheet music, apparel, gifts, CDs/DVDs, general interest books and Juilliard course materials. Work-study students will assist the buying and management team with in-store presentation and creation of visual materials. In addition, work-study students will help with market research, data entry and item fact checking for the Juilliard Store ecommerce site.

Lab Orchestra

Supervisors: Michael Dwinell, Joe Soucy
Work-study students are needed in all orchestral positions to play under student conductors.

Liberal Arts Office

Supervisor: Dr. Renée M. Baron
The administrative office of the Liberal Arts Department. Work-study students comfortable with general office skills, primarily making copies, are needed as office assistants.


Supervisors: Breanna Owen, Jeni Dahmus, Megan Shove-Bido, Eric Mortensen, Lee Anne Tuason
The Lila Acheson Wallace Library, located on the fifth floor, is designed to be a comprehensive resource for the Juilliard community’s performance and research needs. Work-study students are needed throughout the academic year to work at the circulation desk, in the bindery and archives, and to work on the Concert Program database project. During the summer months student workers also assist with shelf-reading and inventory.


Supervisor: Rafael Tapia, Matthew White
The Mailroom needs students to help sort and deliver Juilliard’s mail, help maintain office supply stock, and assist in the processing of bulk mail. In addition, work-study assistance is sometimes used for backup support in the Copy Center.

Orchestra Library

Supervisor: Lisa Dempsey Kane
Students are needed to help with music preparation, music distribution, and general office assistance.

Orchestra Office

Supervisors: Joe Soucy, Michael Dwinell
Students primarily assist with the monitoring of the orchestra placement auditions at the beginning of each semester and the principal string auditions at the end of the fall semester. Additional duties as they arise.

Percussion Department

Supervisor: Daniel Pate
Work-study students assist the Percussion instrument manager with rehearsal room maintenance, inventory, and other miscellaneous duties.


Supervisors: Anna Royzman, Megan Zhang, Deirdre DeStefano, Katya Lawson
The Pre-College Office is open Tuesdays through Saturdays and the program itself functions on Saturdays during the school year. Students are needed as office assistants, stage managers, house managers, and mentors for the three Pre-College orchestras (instrument needs vary) and some chamber music groups (mainly viola, cello, and brass). Pre-College also needs extra work-study help for Registration Day (early September) and Auditions (late February/early March and late May).

Production Department

Supervisors: Marion Talan, Sarah Cimino, Kate Dale, Josh Hackett, Edda Baruch, Joel Turnham, Lauren Miller
Work-study jobs are available in Costumes (located on the D level), Props (on the second floor), Paint Shop, Scene Shop, Wigs and Make-up, Electrics (all located on B level), and the Production Office (in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater Lobby). Most of these jobs have evening and/or weekend hours. Experience is helpful but not required!

Public Affairs

Supervisors: Susan Jackson; Grace Nagelvoort
All Juilliard press relations are handled through the Public Affairs office, including informing the press of all events and any other school-related news, advertising of productions, concerts, and event calendar information appearing in various places, etc. Work-study students are needed to assist with office work—scanning arts magazines and daily newspapers for clippings, assisting with mailings, filing, and updating press lists and mailing lists, etc. Some students specifically assist in data and image entry, and updating of Juilliard event listings for multiple display frameworks within Juilliard and across Lincoln Center. The Juilliard Journal needs students who can write well to write articles for the newspaper on an occasional basis. The paper also hires students for occasional office work and for transcribing videos.

Recording Department

Supervisor: Janet Clarke, Kevin Boutote
The Recording Department needs work-study students for front desk coverage, data entry and phone support on Saturdays from 9am – 5pm (this can be broken into to shifts of 9am – 1pm and 1pm – 5pm) to assist Pre-College students' and parents' requests for recitals.
There are also a few opportunities to assist Recording Engineers with camera operations during live recordings. These opportunities may take place during the week as well as on weekends.

Registrar’s Office

Supervisor: Kathy Gertson, Jude Weiss
The Registrar’s Office requires office coverage during lunch hours, as well as seasonal assistance with Registration and Juries.

Residence Life

Supervisor: Todd Porter, Shauna Winters
The Office of Residence Life employs students as Office Assistants to answer phones, perform clerical work, run errands, help with events and complete a variety of other tasks as assigned. Hours of operation are from 9am to 9pm Monday through Friday and 2pm to 5pm on weekends.

Student Affairs

Supervisors: Gianna Pannullo, Sabrina Tanbara, Taylor Hollingsworth, Jack Herdman
Office Assistants are needed for general office duties including answering phones, filing, running errands, posting notices, making advertisements and helping with various programs and events throughout the year. The office is open from 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday for most of the school year. The office also hires students with photography skills to take pictures at our campus events. Orientation Leaders, Campus Activities Board members, and Colloquium Peer Mentors are selected through an application process during the Spring semester for the following school year.

Last Updated Wednesday, May. 25, 2022, 09:33AM