Paid Performance Experience
Mannes Community Services
Mannes Community Services seeks opportunities for students to participate in solo, ensemble, and orchestral performance work outside of the normal curriculum. These paid opportunities offer students valuable experience as performers.
For information about these opportunities, contact
Director of Community Services
Mannes Repertory Orchestra
Mannes Repertory Orchestra is a reading ensemble that supports the college's conducting program. Not only does participation in the orchestra (chosen by recruitment) broaden students' repertory experience, but it is an opportunity for orchestral musicians to earn extra income.
On- and Off-Campus Employment
Mannes Career Services and The New School Office of Career Development provide information about employment opportunities For students seeking nonmusical work experience and extra income. Visit the New School Careers Job Board or the Mannes Career Services Blog for up-to-date employment opportunities.
Numerous on-campus positions are available at Mannes and The New School, ranging from orchestra librarian and student office assistant to concert usher and audition week ambassador. Visit individual offices to learn about available positions.
International students are allowed to work on campus only and are encouraged to see the International Student Adviser for further information on work eligibility.
Students must have a U.S. Social Security number in order to apply for work on campus. The Mannes Business Office manages payroll for student on-campus employment.
Many students work off campus in restaurants, doctors' offices, small businesses, and retail outlets. Positions are advertised at Mannes often. To learn more about off-campus positions, visit the Mannes Career Services Blog or contact