Competition for Violinists, Winner will be featured performer during the 10th Water Island Music Festival

To apply you will need to email gettingtocarnegie@gmail.com the following information by Dec 10, 2014:

1. Biography (including date of birth)
2. Youtube video links
3. E-mail address

*Please Note: All interested applicants can email gettingtocarnegie@gmail.com for a copy of the required Sonata Movement.

Competition Rules

1. The competition is open to violinists of all nationalities, ages 18 to 25 (by Jan 11, 2015).

2. The competition will take place in two rounds. There is NO FEE to apply.

3. The first round will consist of two video recordings. The first, a freely chosen 3-5 minute recording for either solo violin or violin and piano, from the standard classical violin repertoire. The second, the required sonata movement (which will be emailed to you upon request), to be performed either solo or with piano accompaniment (preferred). The videos should be uploaded to youtube.

4. Four finalists will be chosen by Dec 13, 2014 to proceed to the final round.

5. The final round will take place in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Jan 11, 2015 at 7:30PM.

6. All four finalists will get to play at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in front of presenters from the APAP National Conference.

7. The piece to be performed in the final round will be the entire 4-movement sonata for violin and piano (split up amongst the 4 finalists, one mvmt. per performer) of which a movement was already performed in Round 1. The movements will be assigned randomly when the four finalists are decided.

8. The winner of the final round will be chosen by the audience immediately after all four finalists have performed on Jan 11, 2015.

9. The winner will be a featured performer during the 10th Water Island Music Festival (http://water-island-music.com), taking place from Jan 16-18, 2015. Airfare, lodging, and meals will be provided.

Design student/ freelance designer Competition for Haru Sushi

Haru needs a new logo for our brand and would like to ask the help of Parsons students/grads. If a winning design is submitted/chosen, its creator will receive a check for $1,000 and a generous amount in Haru gift certificates.

This job is paid only if a winning logo is selected and only to the designer of that logo, but all students/grads who submit serious proposals per guideline will receive $50 in Haru gift certificates for their time.

 

Compensation:

$1K for winning submission

 

Time Period:

11/19/14-12/15/14

 

How to Apply:

Please email vivian@harusushi.com for RFP and complete details.

 

Submission Deadline:

12/15

Graphic Designer Wanted at Vanguard Construction & Development Co, Inc.

The Graphic Designer is a flexible part time position overseeing print and web marketing. The selected candidate would be part of a dynamic, fast paced team that directly supports the growth of our company and enhances the relationships we value with clients.

Responsibilities include:

• Overseeing, updating, and occasionally printing the various tailored brochures, created in InDesign using a standard layout, and printed/bound in house.

• Overseeing and updating the website which is currently being redesigned (html, css, javascript).

• Creating various forms, documents, posters and letterhead for company.

• Creating “phasing diagrams” using existing architectural plans to indicate the steps required for a construction project.

• Maintaining the graphics station, including Mac tower with project photo archive, printer, and supplies

• Creates, delivers, edits, and optimizes marketing materials, presentations, and ads to ensure that these are in-line with marketing strategy.

• Supports the maintenance of websites including adding graphics, revising text, and adding updated information.

• Maintains and publishes email marketing using Constant Contact and other marketing lists or mass email initiatives.

• Prepares marketing and analytic reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing sales data, market trends, customer service requests, etc.

• Various additional projects as needed, including photography, creating artwork for ads, and helping out as required.

 

Significant experience with full Adobe Creative Suite (CS3), as well as some experience with Quark, Fetch, Iphoto. General knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript required. Knowledge of general print production. Some experience with drafting (specifically AutoCAD) Useful though not required.

 

Compensation: Open to negotiations

 

Time Period: 12/8/14-6/30/15, 15-25 hours per week

 

How to Apply:

Application Instructions: Email Judi Marcus at jum@vanguardcon.com with the subject line “Graphic Designer” and attach a resume and cover letter. In addition, cc: Rashaun Allen at ral@vanguardcon.com.

 

Submission Deadline:

12/2/14

Part time warehouse courrier Wanted at Integrity Staffing Solutions

This is a startup operation so we’re looking for people who are comfortable working in a warehouse environment as well as navigating the streets of NYC. Successful team members will understand that they play a pivotal role in making customers happy and we need people who are flexible to do whatever they can to meet customer expectations. An average hour in an average day includes picking inventory, packing it, sorting it, and delivery.

Compensation:

$13.25 per hour

 

Time Period:

11/24/14-2/22/15, 15-25 hours

 

How to Apply:

You must take the assessment to be contacted about this opening. Applying only will not result in us contacting you for an interview. After reading this job description, if you are ready to jump in – visit this link to take the assessment:

https://tara.vitapowered.com/Integrity_Staffing_US/assessment

view full job description: http://jobs.integritystaffing.com/job/New-York-SeasonalPart-Time-Warehouse-Associate-Job-NY/229189000/’

 

Submission Deadline:

12/5/14

Program Operations Assistant at AFS Intercultural Programs

Overview:

AFS Intercultural Programs, a non-profit high school exchange organization based in New York, is seeking several seasonal staff to support the functions of the Program Operations department as it prepares high school students to study abroad.

Responsibilities vary and may include assisting students in the completion of their AFS-USA application, reviewing student applications, coordinating program logistics with community-based organizations and international AFS partners, and working closely with our scholarships department.

This position will require you to work closely with students, parents, and AFS staff. As such, it is critical that you have strong communication skills and relevant customer service experience.

Successful candidates must:
•Have customer service and phone experience.
•Possess excellent communication skills (spoken and written) including telephone and email etiquette.
•Be adaptable and able to evaluate changing demands and circumstances and to adjust tactics as necessary.
•Demonstrate ability to work in multiple team environments, in varying contexts.
•Exhibit excellence in speaking with people of different backgrounds and ages including students, parents, and colleagues.
•Be able to generate and edit written messages for various audiences and formats (e.g., bulk emails, instructional materials, announcements).
•Be computer literate, including word processing, spreadsheets, email, database, and internet applications. (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, general database knowledge).
•Be well organized and able to manage multiple priorities under multiple deadlines and navigate intense spikes in workload.
•Be self-motivated and able to maintain a high degree of quality and productivity with minimal supervision.
•Be detail oriented, but able to see, understand, and articulate the big picture.

Previous experience in international travel/education, call centers, admissions, and program management are highly desirable.

*Please note:

One of the several advisor positions requires the candidate have verbal and written fluency in Spanish. Also, it is desirable for this Spanish-speaking candidate to have experience working with diverse and underserved communities.

Benefits:

Seasonal employees are not eligible for health insurance coverage and they are not entitled to vacation pay, personal days, or floating holidays. However, seasonal employees are entitled to the following benefits: Social Security (FICA), Workers’ Compensation, Unemployment Insurance and Business Travel Accident Insurance. Seasonal employees are entitled to participate in our supplemental benefit plans, AFLAC.

Work Conditions:

35 hours a week starting December 4, 2014, and continuing for no more than 6 months (approximately through June 2015). You must be available the entire 6 months.

Candidates must be available to work Monday-Friday. You will be working a seven-hour day with office hours ranging from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. During peak times, weekend hours may be required.

Other:

It is the policy of AFS-USA to provide equal employment opportunity in all employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age national origin, marital status, veteran’s status, genetic predisposition, convicted record, sexual orientation, disability, or any other unlawful basis. Our goal is to foster a diverse workforce which reflects a broad spectrum of society and maintain an organization free from unlawful discrimination towards any employee or applicant for employment. Full commitment to this policy is required to produce a work environment in which we can take pride.

 

 

To Apply:

If you are interested and meet all of the eligibility requirements, email your cover letter, résumé, at least two professional references and your writing sample (see below) to afsadvisorapplication@gmail.com.

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

We will be pre-screening candidates. Only finalists will be contacted and invited to a group interview. The group interview will take place at the AFS-USA New York office. You must be available for the in-person interview.

• •Writing Sample

You receive the following email from a student who is applying to participate in the Summer High School Program in Costa Rica. This student will be sixteen in February. Please respond to the student’s questions as an AFS employee using the AFS-USA website as a resource (www.afsusa.org).

Hi,

I got your email about needing to update my host family letter and I don’t know what else to include. Also, when do I leave for Costa Rica? And my parents want to know how much it costs. I’m thinking about becoming a vegetarian. Will this be a problem?

Thanks for helping me out!

Student

Ebay Seller Needed at BLR

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

Post Ebay listings for high end designer clothing and accessories

Knowledge & experience with high end designer clothing & accessories. Taste and style is important. Manhattan resident preferred.

 

Compensation: Dependent on experience

 

Time Period: 11/17/14-1/31/15, flexible hours

 

How to Apply:

Send resume to arlmarc@gmail.com

 

Submission Deadline:

1/31/15

 

 

Wedding Photography Wanted

Hello Everyone,

My fiance and I are going to be married on June 20, 2015 Lombardi’s on the Bay at the above address. We have just started our photographer search and are looking for a talented student to document our wedding.

We are looking for someone who wants the opportunity to expand their portfolio. While some experience is preferred with weddings, it isn’t necessary. We just want someone who would be able to take and edit wonderful pictures.

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

-Must arrive no later than 11:30 am for pre-ceremony pictures
-Must be available from 11:30am-4:30 pm to take pre-ceremony pictures, ceremony pictures (the ceremony is only 30 minutes), family pictures, and reception pictures.
-Must be able to edit pictures and email finished product in a timely fashion after the wedding.

 

Requirements/Qualifications:

Some wedding experience is preferred but not required. I’m sure your talent will speak for itself. :) Must have some examples of their work.

 

Compensation: $500

 

Time Period:

6/20/15,  5 hours total

 

How to Apply:

Please email me at ericadeliz@yahoo.com with examples of your previous work/portfolio. I look very forward to hearing from you.

 

Submission Deadline:

12/15