Longy makes every effort to assist students with their search to find employment as working musicians. Students can also create networking opportunities through working in and around the Boston community.
The Office of Admission and Student Services provides numerous resources to connect students with prospective employers; all Boston-based opportunities are updated on the Off Campus Employment Message Board on a regular basis. Please check back for new opportunities.
Current students and alumni please contact us at for login details to our subscription job banks; for individuals or groups interested in contacting a student musician to perform for a event, please see our Hire a Student Musician page.
The conservatory offers several different types of employment for current students.
Students will be contacted via email about job opportunities across departments during the first weeks of the fall and spring semesters.
OCE opportunities are usually available in the following departments:
- Concert Office
- Front Desk
Additional opportunities are occasionally available in:
- Admission and Student Services
- Registrar’s Office
- Departmental Assistants
Please note that international students must work on campus during their first year in the United States.
The Office of Admission and Student Services tries to assist every student with their goal of seeking off-campus employment in the field of music.
Please see the Job Resources link for a list of subscription services we offer.
Longy also posts a list of available opportunities on the Off-Campus Employment Board. Please check back regularly.
Longy offers the following resources for current students and alumni of the conservatory.
- Creative Employment in Massachusetts: hireculture.org
- Boston Singer Resource: bostonsingersresource.com
- New England Conservatory Bridge: necmusic.edu/bridge
- TakeLessons: https://takelessons.com/
- Music Jobs: http://us.music-jobs.com/jobsboard.php
- Audition Cafe: http://www.auditioncafe.org/
- True Linked: http://www.truelinked.com/
- LinkedIn Jobs: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/