Patrick Thomas at 51st Annual Convention in Boston

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Interested in contributing to a professional organization of 2,000 members? Would you like to learn more about opportunities at NeMLA? Are you preparing to run for the Board? Inquire about volunteer opportunities.



  • judging  NeMLA's Awards, especially Travel Awards and Essay Awards
  • helping with on-site registration
  • collating and organizing name badges
  • guiding attendees to rooms
  • technology support
  • helping undergraduate students with their poster presentations
  • Exhibit Hall support to vendors and the  Job Clinic
  • filing and organizing paperwork, tote bags, and office supplies
  • answering attendees' questions in-person about NeMLA-sponsored events

Please contact support@nemla.org.