Career Opportunities

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Annual Center for Campus Involvement Juried Art Show

November 19, 2014

The Juried Art Competition is an annual art exhibit put on by the University of Michigan’s Center for Campus Involvement in mid-January in the Michigan League Hallway. Please note that you must be a current UM student at the undergraduate or graduate level to participate and are limited to one submission per student. Winner gets a cash prize and free month-long exhibit in the Union’s Art Lounge in March!

Submissions are due January 13, 2015, via our online form here
After completing the form, please email us with pictures of your work at (and email with any questions as well)!

There is limited space so please apply early! Work must be delivered to the CCI office in the Michigan Union by Friday, January 16, 2015.

Categories: Call For Art

Environmental Activist (Entry Level or internship)

November 19, 2014

Clean Water Action is currently hiring recent graduates and current students to organize local grassroots campaigns to protect the health, economy, environment and livelihood of New Jersey communities. Ideal candidates possess strong communication skills and a genuine commitment to the environment, progressive politics and the empowerment of our NJ residents.

See full details on the Career Center Connector

$30,000 Wege Prize

November 19, 2014

The brightest collegiate minds in America are gathering to solve a truly wicked problem.

Will you be one of them?

This is your chance to work collaboratively, use design thinking principles, and contend for $30,000 in total cash prizes, all while helping to show the world what the future of problem solving looks like.

But first, head over to the Wege Prize Community Forum and create a unique user profile so you can start making connections, exchanging ideas, and building your team!

The deadline for team registration is January 11, 2015.

Click here to learn more

Categories: Contest

Graphic/Media Designer for Michigan Sport Business Conference

November 13, 2014

The Michigan Sport Business Conference (MSBC) is seeking a graphic/media designer to help create graphics for social media campaigns, put together the conference booklet, come up with creative speaker announcements, etc.

If you are interested, please apply via their website

Two Internship Opportunities with National Geographic

November 11, 2014

Graphic Artist Internship (Paid)

National Geographic magazine is seeking a talented intern to assist with the production of art and information graphics. The intern will work closely with graphics editors while gaining insight into the development and production of graphics for the magazine and online.

To apply for the Graphic Artist Internship, please visit our Careers page and submit your application under “Intern, NGM Graphic Artist.”

Applications must include:

Resume and cover letter detailing your background, and why you are interested in visual journalism

Portfolio of six samples (in PDF or Tif format) reflecting a variety of work in art and information graphics

Graphics Research & Reporting Internship (Paid)

Working under the guidance of an experienced researcher, the intern will report and research concepts and content for artwork, information graphics, and maps as needed for NGM print and online, and ensure the accuracy of the resulting graphics.

To apply for the Graphics Research & Reporting Internship, please visit our Careers page and submit your application under “Intern, NGM Graphics Research.”

Applications must include a resume and cover letter detailing your background, and why you are interested in visual journalism.

Categories: Internship

Part-time Front-End Web Developer

November 11, 2014

We know you love design, but do you geek out about code too? Q LTD is looking to hire a part-time front-end web developer who can collaborate with our creative team on a variety of web site projects. We are searching for someone with experience and proficiency with programming, but most importantly someone who has the drive to keep pushing and learning about web techniques and skills.

Q is a well-established strategic design studio headquartered in downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan with satellite offices in California and Toronto. We harness the power of graphic design, language, and technology to help organizations, companies and brands communicate, inspire, and motivate.

Click here for full details

Categories: Part Time

Junior Designer for Adams Outdoor Adversting

November 7, 2014

Adams Outdoor Advertising is looking for an entry-level, eager-to-learn, ready-to-work-hard junior designer with a mind for advertising. This position will involve a lot of revising, resizing, and reformatting existing creative, but you will also be heavily involved in the concepting and development of much bigger projects.

Click here for full details

Categories: Full Time

$5000 Cartooning Scholarship

November 4, 2014

National Cartoonist Society Scholarship

The annual Jay Kennedy Scholarship, in memory of the late King Features editor, was funded by an initial $100,000 grant from the Hearst Foundation/King Features.  Submissions are adjudicated by a panel of top cartoonists and an award is given to the best college cartoonist. The recipient is feted at the annual NCS Reuben Awards Convention attended by many of the world’s leading cartoonists.

Click here for full details

Categories: Fellowships

Call for Art: Outbreak

November 3, 2014

Now that gay marriage has erupted into mainstream…

• Is queerness losing it’s designation as a subculture?
• What if any, are the down sides of acceptance?
• Does queer art exist inside or outside the traditional
patriarchal and kyriarchical Art World?
• Are LGBTQA artists working in opposition to these
• Is there such a thing as a queer aesthetic?
• How does the LGBTQA (re)define family values?

All self identified LGBTQA artists residing in the United States and Canada are invited to submit works for consideration. Open all traditional and nontraditional visual arts media.
No Entry Fee.
The exhibition will be on display in the Sarah Silberman Gallery at Montgomery College in Rockville, MD from March 3 - April 3, 2015.

Click here for info and to enter

Categories: Call For Art

Internship in Archives Conservation at Bentley Historical Library

October 31, 2014

This department works on projects as they are presented; therefore the subjects vary each term.  Our goal will be to give you a general overview of conservation work and train you in as many skills as you can absorb. We will start you out with basic principles and observation of conservators doing their normal work, then add on as opportunities present themselves.  We will give you projects to practice the skills you are learning.  You will find that these skills are applicable in other areas of endeavor and life.  Staff members are Ann Ringia and Dianna Samuelson.

Click here for full details

We can take on one student per term.  If this interests you, please submit your request, accompanied by your résumé and portfolio link.  For the winter term, the deadline for consideration of your application will be December 1.


Internship for Winter Term at 1701 Bespoke

October 23, 2014

Do you love fashion?  Do you love photography?

1701 Bespoke is looking for a fashion photography intern that will be able to come into our shop in Detroit, once or twice a week, take pictures of some of the new garments that are made, what we’re wearing, as well as some lifestyle/candid shots.

At the end of the semester, we will provide a budget for a photo shoot for the intern to direct as they see fit for a catalog-esque shoot.

To be considered for the position, please send your resume, a cover letter, and some portfolio shots to by January 1, 2015

Internship with Manifest Gallery

October 23, 2014

Manifest recognizes that there exists a vast untapped pool of talent and intellect within the students of art and design (and other related disciplines) in the Cincinnati area and beyond. Part of Manifest’s mission is to provide a motivating learning context, supplementary to their own excellent programs of study, for individuals interested in the professions of art and design. It also includes the goal of serving as a hub of creative research and innovation, as well as a venue for community involvement with the arts.

Click here for full details and to apply

Interested in a residency at Manifest?  Click here

Categories: Fellowships, Internship

Freelance Graphic Design for Digital Signage

October 14, 2014

Add-Savvy, a digital signage company located in Ann Arbor, is looking for someone proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite.

Please send a resume and a link to your portfolio to Brandon J. Jackson at by October 21, 2014.

Fee is negotiable.

Click here for an example of the work needed


GREAT Internship with DSIP

October 9, 2014

Looking for a paid internship? Want to stay in Ann Arbor next summer and earn college credit at the same time?

The national award-winning U-M Development Summer Internship Program (D-SIP) provides you with meaningful paid work, stimulating classes and great leadership development experiences. You’ll see firsthand how fundraising makes a difference at U-M, and learn how, as a development professional, you can help shape the world of tomorrow.

Complete paid work on an individual project, while engaging with top fundraising experts within the U-M and local nonprofit community
Earn course credit through classes taught by U-M faculty, with guest presentations by key philanthropists and U-M leaders
Build your leadership credentials through thought-provoking workshops and exciting retreats

D-SIP interns have gone on to great careers in philanthropy, business and beyond.  The application deadline is Sunday, January 18, 2015.

Click here to learn more and to apply

Categories: Internship

Call for Artists, East Lansing Art Festival

October 9, 2014

2015 East Lansing Art Festival, May 16/17

$10,000 in Artist Awards 70,000 attendees

Friday set-up
Free artist parking, coffee & rest area
Saturday night dinner reception
Emerging Artist program
Live music & family events all weekend
10 AM - 6 PM - May 16
10 AM - 5 PM - May 17
Location: Downtown, East Lansing, Michigan

Apply at