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Associate Director/Director of the Annual Conference (PDF)

April 1, 2015

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, is responsible for providing leadership for College Art Association’s conference programs, identifying content, content providers, and dissemination mechanisms that meet the needs of those working in academic visual arts fields. This position enables CAA to respond to a changing environment by planning and implementing conferences as well as special programs and activities that support the CAA Strategic Plan.

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Categories: Full Time

Associate Director/Director of External Communications

April 1, 2015

Under the supervision of the executive director, the associate director is responsible for developing scholarly communication strategies for College Art Association (CAA). and communicating with its members and to the international community of academic and museum visual arts faculty, students, and curators. The associate director will work to help CAA address the changing needs and demographics of the academic visual-arts field and to communicate the value of the Association to individuals in academia, in museums, and those who work independently.

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Categories: Full Time

User Experience Design Internship with Covenant Eyes

April 1, 2015

User Experience Interns at Covenant Eyes improve our products and services by gathering feedback and insight through design research and assisting with design tasks. This work not only improves our existing features, but also helps describe new features that will have great benefit for our customers. UX Interns and UX Practitioners work together with people from other departments to see research data understood and captured for future design work.

This is a paid position.

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Application Deadline: April 21, 2015

 

Categories: Internship

Curatorial Internship

April 1, 2015

As part of a collaborative initiative between the University of Michigan and Eastern Michigan University, Curator Laura Mott will create an exhibition with selections from both Art Department faculties.  Two curatorial interns (one from each university) will work closely with the curator to organize and install the exhibition.  The interns will conduct research on the artists, accompany the curator on studio visits, and be integral to the process of exhibition layout, design and installation. The interns will be asked to conduct research independently, as well as meet with the curator for exhibition-specific tasks.

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Pay Rate: $12/hour
Application Deadline: Friday April 10, 5:00 pm
To Apply:  Send resume and brief statement of interest via email to artdes-hr@umich.edu. Be sure to address the desired experiences and qualities noted in the description below.

Categories: Internship

Student Docent Positions at the UM Museum of Natural History

March 30, 2015

Docents are museum educators. Docents at the Museum lead guided tours, give planetarium shows, help out at events, and much, much more. Most docents are undergraduates, although we do have several graduate students on staff as well. At any given time, there are 40-60 students employed by the Museum.

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Categories: Part Time

Graphic Design Internship with CFE

March 29, 2015

When a brand captures your attention, is it the design, the meaning behind it, or both? The Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE) is looking for a graphic design intern who truly understands the power of visual communication. Over the summer, the CFE will be developing a refreshed brand look, launching a new website and preparing marketing materials for the next school year (2015/2016); projects which the graphic intern will be heavily involved in.

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Categories: Internship

Internship with Home Team Sports

March 29, 2015

Home Team Sports Southfield, MI

This position offers an exciting opportunity to gain practical experience with a leader in the media and entertainment business. The program will allow you to participate in real-world projects and gain valuable work experience and leadership skills.

All internships are paid and do not require academic credit.

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Categories: Internship

Graphic Design Internship with EKK

March 29, 2015

EKK, Inc. a process engineering firm in Farmington Hills, Michigan is searching to fill a co-op position for the summer semester with the option of continuing into following semesters.

The co-op student will be expected to help the company’s engineers with updating marketing materials including websites, brochures, and posters.

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Categories: Internship

Graphic Design Intern (LA)

March 29, 2015

The Tappan Collective is looking for a passionate Graphic Design Intern. In this role, you will assist with creating and updating creative assets for the Tappan Collective’s website, email marketing campaigns, social media,  marketing campaigns and artist handbooks.
Tappan Collective interns have the unique opportunity to gain exposure to all aspects of running a quickly-growing, art startup. The Graphic Design Intern will have the opportunity to help source inspiration, propose new ideas, and work closely with the company’s founder and leaders.

Responsibilities:
Design and produce creative assets for email marketing, social media and digital ad campaigns
Research and design printed materials
Aid in the upload and editing of product images and creative assets for the website

Qualifications:
A strong graphic design portfolio
A keen and precise eye for fine art and an interest in the art world
The ability to multi-task and meet shifting deadlines
Enthusiasm, a willingness to roll up your sleeves, and the ability to troubleshoot to get the job done
Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Lightroom. Experience in HTML, CSS, Magento and/or MailChimp a plus. 

Terms & Instructions:
$750 stipend to offset travel and living expenses, or for school credit.
Must be available at least 20 hrs/week and for at least three months.
Interested candidates should submit a resume, along with a cover letter and a design portfolio to info@thetappancollective.com with “Graphic Design Internship Application” in the subject line. Please include your available start date in the cover letter.

Categories: Internship

Graphic Design Position with BMG Media

March 26, 2015

BMG Media is hiring a graphic designer who will be responsible for creating design solutions that have a huge visual impression. The role will involve listening to clients and understanding their vision before making design decisions.

The graphic designer will focus design on websites (no coding necessary) but will also design logos, marketing materials, advertisements, business cards and any other items required by the client.

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Please submit your resume and link to portfolio to info@bmgmediaco.com

Categories: Full Time, Internship

Paid Internship with Washtenaw County Parks and Rec

March 26, 2015

The Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission is seeking a paid intern to assist staff on a variety of graphic design projects.

Graphic Design Intern - $11.00/hr - $13.00/hr

Scope of Work: Internship in Graphic Design and Communications. The qualified candidate will be responsible for completing various graphic design projects including the creation of brochures, flyers, signs, maps, etc. There is also an opportunity to write newsletter and web articles.

Qualifications: Qualified applicants will have experience with Adobe CS as well as a strong computer background. Education and/or experience in areas related to graphic design, communications, public administration, environmental science, and urban/environmental planning is desirable. Must have US work authorization.

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Categories: Internship

Internships with The AartWorks Project

March 23, 2015

The AartWorks Project is seeking dynamic and innovative interns interested in creating community with collaborative art for our spring/summer 2015 art studio road tour. This is a unique opportunity to be an integral, hands-on member of a huge community art project and team.

The AartWorks Project, based in Ann Arbor, is a community art organization supporting art projects that promote creativity, community, and change. There are several ongoing projects currently under The AartWorks Project umbrella, including Why I Love Michigan, a statewide project that will conclude with an art installation at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids this fall.

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Categories: Internship

Summer 2015 Stamps RA Job

March 23, 2015

The Stamps School of Art & Design Pre-College program is looking for responsible and dedicated students to join our staff this summer as Resident Assistants (RAs).

Resident Assistants play a critical role in the success of the Stamps Pre-College Program. RAs will have room and board provided at Bursley Hall and must live on campus throughout the duration of the program. RAs engage with and mentor all student participants. RAs help students experience our school to the fullest by enforcing Pre-College rules and protocols and observing the program schedule. RAs are responsible for the health and safety of all participants and work in concert with Pre-College staff to cultivate a supportive and creative learning environment.

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This is a paid position

Categories: Part Time

Design Work for Startups

March 19, 2015

Students will work with our team on several corporate branding projects. These projects will vary in scope but will revolve around the creation of logos or imagery that represent our brand and company lifestyle. These logos will then be superimposed on various paraphernalia: t-shirts, mugs, etc.  Candidates will initially work to create designs per specific requirements or prior work but will eventually be responsible for creating their own material.

Candidates should contact Samuel Schlesinger by email (recruitment@samuelms.io). Students must provide their portfolio when applying; a resume is optional but recommended. Prior experience with logo design or corporate branding is highly valued.

Positions are open until we find the right candidates; maximum of 2 individuals. We anticipate this project to last several months—candidates may be asked to stay on longer if they are a good fit. We are looking to bring candidates on board as soon as possible.

We have several internship and commission-based positions open. Compensation will vary by candidate (experience, portfolio, quality and speed of work).

UI/UX Design Internship with ChannelNet

March 19, 2015

ChannelNet is looking for an enthusiastic, “go-getter” candidate that has an eye for design and a passion for usability—successful digital design combines both.  A pro-active interest in emerging design techniques and new technologies is also required (i.e. responsive design).  The candidate must also enjoy being part of a tight-knit, entertaining, sharp-as-tacks crew of designers, developers and digital professionals who take pride in creating leading-edge digital experiences for our big brand name clients—and have fun doing it. 

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Categories: Internship