Become a Student Volunteer at Imaging USA

Opportunity Awaits!

Want to...

  • Be immersed in professional photography for 3 full days?
  • Meet and network with 1000s of photographers?
  • Elevate your art and open up opportunities for your future?

You can do all that—FOR FREE—as an Imaging USA Student Volunteer!

Join the fun! Volunteer your time, February 2-4, 2025, in Grapevine, Texas, and assist Imaging USA staff and attendees to help them make the most of the conference.


  • All-paid lodging for 4 days and nights
  • Networking with thousands of photographers
  • Sunday Welcome Party
  • An exclusive student program and portfolio review
  • Classes with some of the most successful and renowned photographers
  • A giant trade show with Imaging USA-only discounts and deals
  • Thousands of award-winning images at the International Photographic exhibit
  • Saturday dinner for Student Volunteers
  • Food voucher to cover most meals
  • Lots of memories, fun, and more!

You can even win a 1-year Full PPA membership for outstanding performance as a volunteer!


  1. For early consideration, complete the application below.
  2. After your application is processed, PPA will contact you to set up a video/phone interview.
  3. If selected, get ready for 3 fun-filled days of education and networking!