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

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

Call for Sculpture

August 10, 2015

River Gallery is seeking an experienced sculptor to complete a private commission to be permanently installed outdoors in the heart of Chelsea, Michigan as a memorial to a local resident. This work will compliment SculptureWalk Chelsea, an annual outdoor rotating sculpture exhibition.

Theme
Nature inspired; potentially relating to flowers and hummingbirds

Dimensions
4’-5’ in height

Budget
$4,000 - $5,000 (includes delivery and installation)

Timeline
Submissions due by Sunday, October 18, 2015
Artist notified by Friday, October 30th, 2015
Installation: Spring 2016

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Graphic/Media Design Internship

August 6, 2015

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washtenaw County is part of the nation’s premier mentoring organization. Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better forever.

This internship will be a pivotal part of the development team at Big Brothers Big Sisters.  This position will meet with development team regularly and create print pieces for events, mailings and thank-you notes.

DURATION
2015-16 academic year or semester

JOB FUNCTIONS
Creative/Design/Multimedia, Graphic Design, Fundraising/Development

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Categories: Internship, Part Time

Designing the Future: Third Space Lounge for Lowenstein

August 3, 2015

Unbranded Designs Announces its Newest Challenge!

Think about the ways in which people interact and behave in “third spaces”, and design a piece or collection of pieces that support the “third space” concept in the workplace. Your solution should fully consider the benefits and challenges of blending functions and activities in one space. Consideration should also be made for the functional aspects associated with the workplace which may include access to power, acoustics, privacy, or other needs. Finally, consider the Loewenstein brand and product offering, and design an addition that is consistent within that framework.

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$5000 Grand Prize plus Royalties

Deadline is September 2, 2015

Categories: Contest