Careers

Career Opportunities

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Photographers Wanted

August 28, 2015

The University of Michigan Law School seeks 3-6 student photographers and 2-3 student videographers for its team. Assignments will include shooting events, portraits, b-roll, and various other opportunities. Flexible schedule, part-time, two to 10 hours per week. Work study preferred, but not required. Must have good photography/videography skills, good eye, Photoshop skills, prompt with email and communication, and be detail oriented. Personable and people-skills also very helpful.

Job Requirements:

Previous experience photographing events and portraits and/or shooting and editing video. Please send a link to your portfolio or 3 to 5 samples of your work to Tish Holbrook tishh@umich.edu. 

$11/hour, 2 to 20 hours per week

Student to manage U-M Diversity and Inclusion - Housing art programs

August 28, 2015

Diversity and Inclusion, a unit within University Housing, is seeking an intern to manage art programming in The ConnectorGraduate student is preferred but an undergraduate with appropriate experience will also be considered.

The Connector Art Intern would manage and support various educational programs, events, and initiatives related to art. This may include organizing projects, student competitions, calls for art/performances, and showcases, and coordinating with local, professional artists to display/purchase artwork.  All of this would be designed to create inspired experiences that lead to a broader understanding of diversity and inclusion in our University community and its connection to the art world.

Click here for full details  Please note that the deadline has been extended but apply ASAP!

Categories: Internship, Part Time

Museum Docent Internship at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

August 27, 2015

Interns will have the opportunity to sharpen verbal and critical thinking skills, gain an in-depth knowledge of MOCAD exhibitions and practical experience in a wide range of museum related visitor service and engagement duties including: greeting visitors, monitoring the museum galleries, and engaging in dialogue with Museum visitors about about exhibitions and art history. Interns will also provide general Museum information to visitors and draw attention to upcoming exhibitions, programs, and events. Candidates must enjoy learning and speaking about contemporary art and be exceptionally friendly and outgoing.

Interested candidates should apply immediately at http://www.mocadetroit.org under the “opportunities” tab. Please note that this opportunity is new AND the deadline listed as August 15 does not apply to this position.

Questions or concerns should be sent to volunteer@mocadetroit.org.

Categories: Internship

Art Program Assistant (Work Study)

August 26, 2015

The Gifts of Art program has a work-study position available for an Art Program Assistant in the Communications area.  We are a dynamic arts and music program based in the University of Michigan Health System.  Gifts of Art includes nine art galleries, weekly performances, bedside music and art, a symphony orchestra and more. Communication responsibilities include publicizing exhibits and performances on a variety of platforms (web and print) and other graphic arts and arts administration activities.

Educational Value:

Provides hands-on experience in the day-to-day functions of a multifaceted arts program.  Education in communications, graphic arts, arts administration and the inclusion of arts in healthcare and related fields.  This is a great job for applicant with fine art, performing arts and public health interest.

Job Requirements:

Maturity level able to work in hospital setting, neat in appearance, detail oriented and well organized.  Basic office and Microsoft computer skills a must; writing, graphic arts (Adobe Creative Suite programs) and social media experience preferred. 

We are looking for applicants with a work-study award for fall/winter 2015-2016.  Please send your resume and a cover letter indicating your academic program, expected graduation year and listing your specific computer skills to GiftsofArt@med.umich.edu.

Categories: Part Time, Work Study

Studio Art Intern at Farber Soul Center

August 26, 2015

- Soul Studio, the creative art half of Soul Center is based on an individualized approach - identifying a person’s interests and preferred processes of making, then gradually expanding on the knowledge of how those themes and processes can be combined. You will gain experience facilitating creative exploration with people with a variety of cognitive and physical disabilities. We are looking for artists with knowledge of various art making methods.

- For consideration, please submit your resume, a portfolio of 8 images, and a short introduction to who you are and why you are interested in this internship. This information can be submitted at http://www.friendshipcircle.org/soul/intern/.

- Deadline for submissions is September 17.

- This internship is unpaid.  Credits may be granted for internship

Categories: Internship

Internships with the US-UK Fulbright Commission

August 26, 2015

Who We Are:
The US-UK Fulbright Commission fosters mutual cultural understanding between the US and UK through educational exchange in two ways: through our awards programme and advisory service.

•Advising:
As an EducationUSA Centre, our student advising team is designated by the US Department of State as the official source of information on US higher education in the UK. We offer services and events providing UK students with information on the US admissions process. Our team also administers a programme that works specifically with UK state school students interested in studying in the US, known as the Sutton Trust US Programme.

• Awards:
The Fulbright Awards Programme is one of the most prestigious and best-known educational exchange programmes in the world. The global Fulbright Programme is operating in over 150 countries, with over 300,000 alumni.

•Alumni:
To maintain connections with alumni of the Fulbright programmes sponsored by the US-UK Commission, the London Office runs the UK Fulbright Alumni Network. We provide opportunities for alumni to stay connected to each other and to the mission of the Fulbright programme.

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Categories: Internship

Caricature Artists Wanted

August 26, 2015

LaDawn Walton is looking to contract/hire two student caricature artists for a dinner reception to follow a vow renewal ceremony on Saturday,  May 21, 2016.  The time period we would require services would be 5:30-7:30 and we ask for the artists to arrive no later than 5:15pm to ensure ready to draw at stations by 5:30. The location is Journey of Faith Christian Church located in Ann Arbor, MI.

The artist(s) would need to provide their own supplies,  which would include paper for the guests to take home their pictures in and bags to protect their drawings.  The bags are negotiable but preferred. Compensation is $50 per hour.

Please submit resume with link to portfolio directly to couple’s email ishaladawn@gmail.com   The deadline for submissions is Saturday, October 3, 2015.

Artists are encouraged to include their individual contracts of service with resumes and portfolio links. The selected artist will be notified via email and have 48 hours to accept the offers and solidify payment arrangements including deposit.

Categories: Freelance: Art

Guest Lecture/Demo Opportunity

August 26, 2015

All Seasons of West Bloomfield, a high-end independent senior living facility in West Bloomfield, is seeking Stamps School students interested in offering lecture/demonstrations to its residents. 

We offer engaging activities, lectures, and concerts for our residents.  Lecture, demonstration, and course topics that we have provided for our seniors have included all majors, from Aeronautics to Zoology. Some of the lecturers and performers we have had here include: Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Naan Washburn of the New York Philharmonic, and Wendy Evans of the DIA, among many others. We would like to invite your students to facilitate an engaging demo, lecture, or class for our residents. 

Interested students can contact Monica Szydlowski, Director of Social Engagement, ASWBActivities@beztak.com

The pay is $25/hour and the lecture, demonstration, or class can be a one-time engagement or a series, depending upon the student’s level of expertise and ability.

Graphic Designer for Health Service Education

August 25, 2015

Design and develop materials for print, web, social media, digital signage and mobile devices. The Graphic Designer must exhibit a strong design and typography sensibility and understand the importance of brand assets: logo, type, engaging photography, compelling storytelling, infographics, etc.

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Categories: Full Time

Gallery Attendants Needed for the Stamps School

August 24, 2015

The Stamps School of Art & Design is seeking part-time Gallery Attendants for open positions at the Work Ann Arbor exhibition space (306 S. State Street, Ann Arbor).  Duties include staffing the gallery during open exhibition hours, assisting with installing and de-installing exhibitions, and providing general gallery support.  Successful applicants will have good communications skills and a desire to work with the public; be highly responsible and able to work independently; and, have experience with, or aptitude for developing, a range of skills and tools essential for exhibition installation/de-installation.

Applicants must have work study awards, be available to begin working Tuesday September 8, and be available to work part or all of the following open shifts—Tuesdays, 11:30am-2:30pm; Wednesdays, 11:30am-3:30pm; Thursdays, 11:30am-2:30pm.

​To apply, submit the following via email to Pat Hodges, phodges@umich.edu:

  Brief statement of interest in the position, including an outline of qualifications.
  Resume
  Proof of work study award​

​Applications are due Monday August 31.​

Categories: Part Time, Work Study

Stamps School Digital Lab Assistant

August 24, 2015

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

The Digital Lab Assistant will be located primarily within the ECHO Equipment Checkout Office, room 2144.  Other areas of responsibility will be the Digital Print Lab in 2125, Video Studio in 2114, and Photography Studio in 2006.

$10/hour with most Assistants working between 6-10 hours a week.

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Categories: Part Time, Work Study

Kresge Arts Internships

August 20, 2015

Administrative Interns

  Conduct biographical and organizational research on artists, art venues and arts organizations
  Create and maintain in-house database of completed research files
  Assist with planning, organization and execution of events
  Assist with mailings and digital media content, newsletters and emails
  Collect information on local arts events, and assist with the management of arts calendar
  Assist with day to day operations within the CCS office


Digital Media Interns

  Document special events, art exhibitions and performances using still photography and video
  Track local events that involve Kresge Fellows
  Prepare photography/video for social media, newsletter, blog and website use
  Obtain appropriate permissions and releases for use of digital media
  Support special projects related to capturing, archiving and using digital media

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Categories: Internship

Sensitile is Hiring

August 13, 2015

Sensitile is a growing Michigan based company that designs and custom manufactures unique architectural materials and we are hiring!

The following positions are open:

Production Craftsman -Product Finishing
CAD Production Technician 1
Production Tech
Production Labor-Forming
Production Labor-Product Finishing
Design Support

and more…

Click here for full details and to apply

Categories: Full Time

Student Opportunities with Innovate Blue

August 10, 2015

Innovate Blue is looking to hire student employees for the following positions:

Writer

Marketing and Media Assistant

Photographer

Categories: Part Time, Work Study