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Two Internships with the Kresge Arts in Detroit

August 31, 2016

Administrative Internship

The Kresge Arts in Detroit office at the College for Creative Studies is seeking an organized, creative and enthusiastic intern to join our team. The internship program offers individuals a combination of learning experiences, customized special projects and real-life practice for those with an interest in nonprofit arts administration as well as evaluation, evolution and implementation of programs providing direct support to individual and collaborating artists. As part of a small team, this internship will have a unique opportunity to be directly involved in all aspects of the Kresge Arts in Detroit program.

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Social Media Internship

The Kresge Arts in Detroit office at the College for Creative Studies is seeking an organized and enthusiastic intern interested in expanding their photography, videography, social media, digital media, communications and photojournalism skills, especially as they relate to community engagement through arts and culture. Kresge Arts in Detroit interns will gain valuable hands-on experience and an opportunity to build or expand a personal portfolio.

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Categories: Internship, Part Time

ARTS & CULTURE MARKETING INTERN

August 30, 2016

Multiple positions available with a concentration in writing, graphic design, photography and/or social media planning and production. Internship focus will relate to skills and strengths of candidate(s).

The ideal candidate(s) for this position will have a strong interest in learning more about the tools and strategies used by the Michigan News office to provide accurate, clear, and compelling public information about the arts; to consider methods for attracting and retaining core audience groups; and to support the U-M Arts & Culture brand and identity by maintaining a high level of quality and consistency across a broad range of multimedia materials.

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Categories: Internship, Part Time

Front End Design Intern or Contractor

August 30, 2016

Join the ContentOro team!

We are an Ann Arbor startup that is quickly picking up speed, and we need a talented and creative front end web designer to create beautiful demonstrations of our work for clients of all types, like this recent content infusion for OvvioOils.com. We are also creating new products that need logos and other creative work. This is a great chance to use what you’ve learned! (We have hired several of our past interns, too.)

Requirements

Mastery of Photoshop, Illustrator, & Acrobat Pro
Creative mind, always thinking of new ways to do User Experience design
Knowledge of and hunger for the newest in web design
Positive, collaborative spirit

To apply, please send your resume and a link to your portfolio to candace@contentoro.com by September 15, 2016

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Graphic Design Internship with College of Engineering

August 29, 2016

Looking to jump in and get involved in graphic design?

The award-winning Communications and Marketing office at Michigan Engineering is looking for a self-starting, eager student to join its team.

The Graphic Design Intern will assist with creation of graphics such as brochures, posters, social media graphics, booklets, advertisements and more. The Graphic Design Intern will work with the Senior Creative Design Lead, illustrators and clients to create various design projects from start to finish. Their duties may include:

-Selection of imagery and design elements
-Interpretation of the College’s brand into visually-stunning design elements
-Working with clients to obtain and edit content
-Providing a variety of design options and taking creative direction from senior leaders and clients
-Preparing print and digital-ready files on time and error-free

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Categories: Part Time, Work Study

Internships with the Ann Arbor Film Festival

August 29, 2016

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is currently seeking interns for a variety of fall/winter positions beginning in September 2016 and continuing through March 2017.

We are looking for energetic, focused, organized individuals who are excited to be a part of our unique community and help drive our creative efforts.  We are seeking motivated and dependable interns who will commit 12-15 hours a week with a potentially larger commitment during the week of the festival. All interns serve on the festival’s student outreach committee in addition to serving in one of the following roles:

Marketing Assistant
Public Relations Assistant
Sponsorship Coordinator
Special Events/Hospitality Assistant
Program & Guest Services Assistant
Graphic Design Intern
Education Outreach Coordinator
Festival Operations Assistant
Grants Coordinator

VISIT: AAFILMFEST.ORG/ABOUT/JOBS for full descriptions and details.

An AAFF internship provides excellent real-world experience in the fast-paced (at times) film festival industry. It is a great resume builder and we provide recommendations for our interns. Our office environment is hard-working, but fun and laid back, often with music and/or movies in the room.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Tim Harkins at tim@aafilmfest.org. Applicants may express an interest in more than one internship.

Categories: Internship, Part Time

Gary Simmons Special Exhibitions + Education Intern for MOCAD

August 25, 2016

Interns will work with MOCAD staff members to maintain a special off-site exhibition by the artist Gary Simmons.

The exhibition will be located at 1301 Broadway, #101. The hours will be Wed. 12pm to 4pm, Thurs. and Fri. 12pm to 7pm, and Sat. and Sun 12pm to 5pm, closed holidays.

Interns will be responsible for visitor services, maintenance of open exhibitions, and other duties assigned by the supervisor, including attending galleries and performing periodic condition reports. Experience with customer service/gallery attending, A/V, and electronic equipment is a plus. Internship hours may vary and could demand larger time commitments during special programs, and larger time commitments than MOCAD’s normal internship program.

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Application deadline extended to Sept 1.

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Categories: Internship, Part Time

Photographer for UM Law School

August 25, 2016

The University of Michigan Law School is looking for a team of talented photographers to shoot events, portraits and other various assignments. Flexible schedule, part time, 2 to 20 hours per week. Work study preferred but not required.

Must have good photography skills, good eye, Photoshop skills, prompt with email and communication, and detail oriented. Personable and people-skills also very helpful. Previous experience photographing events and portraits.

Please submit a resume, cover letter and a link to a portfolio with 5 to 10 samples of your work to tishh@umich.edu.

Part Time Graphic Designer, Part Time Photographer for the Stamps School

August 25, 2016

The Graphic Design Part Time Employee will be responsible for designing deadline-driven, brand-compliant projects for the Stamps Communications & Marketing Team. These projects will range from paid print advertisements to event signage. It is imperative that this part time employee is highly proficient with InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Acrobat and is able to work independently while adhering to style guidelines to maintain a unified brand identity.

Candidates must provide link to a digital portfolio at time of application.

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The Stamps School of Art & Design seeks a photographer to document the following for use in school publications, presentations, website, social media campaigns, and for archival purposes:

-exhibition receptions
-school events
-classroom activities
-donor / alumni interactions
-studio activities
-events related to the Brightmoor Maker Space / Stamps School Detroit Connections program
-penny stamps speaker series

Hours will be sporadic throughout the semester, concentrated more heavily in the middle and end of each term as projects reach a photogenic heights. Photographers are expected to deliver final photos via Mbox within a two week turn-around time. Good interpersonal communication is required, as subjects need to feel comfortable and job assignments / specifications come from the Stamps Director of Communications & Marketing primarily thorough email / text message / phone calls.

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Categories: Part Time, Work Study

Call for Art

August 24, 2016

Exhibition: Nature by Design
Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum is seeking art inspired or created by nature’s colors, patterns, shapes, and colors. Work can be in a variety of media including textiles, photography, sculpture, painting, and others. The artwork will accompany our fall-winter couture-inspired display “Avant Garden: Weaving Fashion and Nature Together.”

Click here to apply for space to show your work in our gallery

You may submit up to three pieces.
Application deadline: October 2, 2016.

Categories: Call For Art

Internship Opportunities with USA Hockey

August 23, 2016

USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program and USA Hockey Arena is seeking the following:

Sports Multimedia Intern
Reporting to the Manager of Communications, the Sports Multimedia Intern/Volunteer will assist with graphic design, photography and videography.

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Social Media Intern
The ideal Social Media Intern/Volunteer will strong knowledge and understanding of the digital media landscape, including various social media websites.

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Sport Communications Intern
The intern or volunteer hired for this position will need strong critical thinking skills in order to integrate into our vibrant and passionate team.

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Categories: Internship, Part Time

Freelance Graphic Artist Needed

August 22, 2016

IQM Research Institute is a start-up not-for-profit research corporation engaged in programs, usually funded by the US Government, that intend to advance the state-of-the-art of various technologies and to find ways to expedite the integration of these technologies into systems and sub-systems already in practical application or for future applications.

One such proposal effort is underway relating to the development of advanced robotic systems.  In order to effectively communicate some elements of the technological approach being proposed the services of a graphic artist are needed.  This individual will assist in identifying, modifying, or creating graphics to communicate advanced robotic applications.  The artist may be called upon to create graphic images based upon the technical or scientific vision of the proposal team.  Once developed, these graphics will need to be integrated into the proposal document.  This may require additional formatting and editing to meet the government sponsor’s requirements.  Because of the nature of the work (in this case, the sponsor is the U.S. Army Tank / Automotive Command (TACOM/TARDAC)) U.S. Citizenship is required.

Interested and qualified students should submit a resume and portfolio to: Jim Miles Jim.Miles@IQMRI.Org by Sept 9, 2016

Compensation commensurate with experience.

6 Month Internships with Siemans

August 18, 2016

The User Experience group at Siemens Medical Solutions is looking for Interaction and Visual Design interns to join our User Experience team. The interns will work closely with senior staff in designing future Siemens products and systems, supporting funded research projects, and creating highly interactive conceptual systems for demonstrations, conferences and international tradeshows. The User Experience team is a multi-disciplinary, cross-cultural, dynamic, and friendly work environment.

All internship positions are paid.

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Categories: Internship, Part Time

Office Assistant for Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, Dean’s Office

August 15, 2016

Preferred candidates must have strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to exercise good judgment, and work independently while maintaining composure in high-stress, service-oriented office setting.

Candidates with previous face-to-face customer service experience a plus. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications, with good knowledge of MS Excel and Google calendar a plus. Duties include basic office support (filing, multi-line telephone system, appointment-setting, courier, etc.), as well as some event planning and setup.

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Categories: Part Time, Work Study

MOCAD Curatorial Fellowship

August 15, 2016

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) is seeking applicants for its 2017 Curatorial Fellowship.

This year-long fellowship supports our goal to encourage greater involvement from the diverse and energetic art scene that surrounds MOCAD. This prestigious fellowship provides curatorial training and an opportunity for the fellow to engage with a community of scholars, artists, writers, and thinkers from around the world. The fellow is fully integrated into one of the Museum’s curatorial and education departments, while devoting his or her time to a specific MOCAD project as well as other experiences. The individual works directly with one or more curators, who serve as supervisors and mentors throughout the term of the fellowship.

The Curatorial Fellowship provides recent graduates and graduate students working on a higher degree in the field with important professional experience. MOCAD is committed to being an inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from minority group members, women, and persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas.

This 12-month fellowship will start on January 1, 2017 and continue through December 31, 2017.

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Stamps School Digital Lab Assistant

August 15, 2016

Assist the Coordinator with the use and maintenance of the Digital Print lab, Photography Studio. Video Studio, and Equipment Checkout.

-Maintain lab supplies and equipment, under the direction of the Coordinator.
-Monitor the lab after hours and in the absence of the Coordinator.
-Maintain a clean and organized lab space.
-Assist faculty and students in the proper operation of lab equipment.
-Assist faculty and students with equipment checkout.
-Maintain electronic tracking system for borrowed equipment and inspect equipment upon return.

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Categories: Part Time, Work Study