Students and Volunteers

Student Poster Sessions

Student Poster Session: An opportunity to informally demonstrate materials and research, focus on a specific issue or case study that has broad application, or gather detailed feedback on your work using a table-top display, handouts, and Q&A.

Click here for additional information on how to submit a Student Poster application.

Student Volunteers

Volunteer 4 Hours…Receive Free Conference Registration

A limited number of undergraduate and graduate student volunteer slots are available at the upcoming Museums in Action Conference April 12-14, 2015 at the Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY and at several off-site locations around the Corning area.

Your free conference registration will allow you access to all of the great sessions and events that are part of this year’s conference. Of particular interest to student volunteers is our Resume Review Center and Monday evening’s Networking Reception. And don’t forget the invaluable opportunity to meet some of the field’s leading professionals from New York State and the nation.

Volunteer duties include:

  • Session/Workshop Assistant: Pass out materials for presenters, distribute and collect evaluations from participants, and provide a short description of the session/workshop you attended for posting on the Museums in Action website.
  • Registration Desk: Help welcome participants to the conference.
  • Silent Auction: Help raise money for MANY by assisting donors and bidders during the MANY Silent Auction.
  • And there are many other opportunities available!

To apply for a student volunteer position, please download and fill out this form, and return via email to Dana Krueger.

Resume Review Center

What are the skills and experiences that potential employers are looking for? Bring your resume and review it with the leaders in the museum field at the Resume Review Center. Sign up for your appointment at the Conference Registration Table.

We also welcome businesses and organizations who would like to contribute to the future of the museum field by sponsoring student volunteers. You can find more information about how to sponsor students at Museums in Action here.

Questions? Contact Dana Krueger, Associate Director at (518) 273-3400 or by email.