Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions

Financial Aid - Music Technology

Student Employment

For students interested on work within the program, there is a limited number of jobs available as studio monitors, studio technicians, student administrative workers (patio workers) and computer technicians.Student workers are able to work a maximum of 20 hours per week. We especially encourage those eligible for work-study benefit to apply (You can contact the financial aid office to check your eligibility).

Please send your resume for consideration to Tom Beyer (tom.beyer@nyu.edu). If after review of your resume and an interview you're offered a job, you will be required to fill out a four page departmental student worker application and toget a special authorization to work (BLUE SHEET) from the Wasserman Center for Career Development. The Center details are as follows:

Wasserman Center for Career Development

Palladium Building
133 East 13th Street, 2nd Floor,
(212-998-4730)

*Please call them before you go there to verify the type of documentation that you should bring.

Studio Monitor

You will be working at the monitors desk on the 8th floor, supervising access to the various studios based on the studio schedule as well as handing out equipment for both faculty and student use.

Requirements: 5 hour shifts, minimum of two shifts max 20 hours per week. Computer data base entry and familiarity with music studio equipment are necessary. THIS IS A COMMITMENT TO ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT WHICH SHOULD BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY. PEOPLE DEPEND ON YOU BEING THERE SO THAT THEY CAN COMPLETE THEIR WORK.

5 hour Shifts available during all of the hours during which Studios are open

Monday-Friday 8am - 10:30pm
Saturday 9am - 6:00pm
Sunday 9am - 11:30pm

Studio Technician

You will be installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and repairing both the latest digital equipment, as well as vintage analog gear in our studios and providing technical support for classes and departmental events.

Requirements: Must commit to a minimum of two 8am-1pm Mon-Fri shifts in addition to five additional hours Mon-Fri. Total time commitment 15-20 hours per week.

THIS IS A COMMITMENT TO ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT WHICH SHOULD BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY. PEOPLE DEPEND ON YOU BEING THERE SO THAT THEY CAN COMPLETE THEIR WORK.

Only weekday hours except for event support.

Training is done twice a year the three weeks prior to both the Fall and Spring semesters.

Student Administratitve Worker - "Patio Worker"

You will do standard office work, such as filing, phone calls and typing. However, you will be dealing with the companies which make the products/technologies that you are learning about and that we all use in the studios thereby gaining a more in depth understanding of the products, our studios and the industry.

Requirements: Min 10 hours per week. Typing, filing, copying, phone skills, and multitasking necessary.

Training is on a case by case basis.

Computer Technician

You will be working around the entire department installing hardware/software, configuring, backing up, networking, troubleshooting, and repairing the latest computer equipment, including the studio configurations.

Requirements: Must have basic skills installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Mac and PC hardware and software.

Must commit to minimum of two 8am-1pm Mon-Fri shifts in addition to five additional hours Mon-Fri. Total time commitment 15-20 hours per week.

THIS IS A COMMITMENT TO ALL THE MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT WHICH SHOULD BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY.

You will expand your knowledge of Mac/PC hardware and software installation, configuration, networking, troubleshooting, minor component replacement.

Training is on a case by case basis.

Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions - 35 W. 4th Street, Suite 1077 - New York, NY 10012 - 212 998 5424