Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan

Career Development

Career Opportunities

To have your posting appear on the this site, please contact Career Development Coordinator John Luther (email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 734-647-7761).

All postings are presented as a service and do not represent endorsement by the School of Art and Design or The University of Michigan.


Full Time Design Position with the Stow Co.

October 15, 2014

The Stow Company, located in Holland, MI is seeking a full time designer.

As a member of the Design Department, this individual will assist in the creation and implementation of designs and corporate initiatives, including product concepts, research, life cycle management and facility designs.  This position will collaborate with adjacent departments to bring established projects to fruition and will have a role in deepening our understanding of the end user and exploring advanced concepts.

Click here for full details

Click here to apply

Categories: Full Time


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



2 Full Time Positions with Opower

October 14, 2014

Senior Graphic Designer
Arlington, VA, United States

Opower is looking for a talented and motivated Senior Graphic Designer to join our Content & Design team. We want someone who’s got creative drive, outstanding design skills, the ability to strategize, and an Owesome attitude. This is a great opportunity for a designer with a focus on social impact who believes you can create real change through good design.

Senior Web Designer
Arlington, VA, United States

Opower is looking for a talented and motivated web designer to join our Content & Design team. We want someone who’s got creative drive, outstanding design skills, the ability to strategize, and an Owesome attitude. This is a great opportunity for a designer with a focus on social impact who believes you can create real change through good design.

Categories: Full Time


Call for Art: Transforming Ash Trees into Art

October 14, 2014

During the week of June 13-20, 2015, chainsaw sculptors and other artists from around the nation will descend upon Battle Creek and begin transforming the remnants of once-towering Ash Trees in the Arboretum into something completely new, different and unique - a sculpture park.

Click here for full details

Categories: Call For Art


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


Holiday Card Design Opportunity

October 9, 2014

The University’s Office of Parent & Family Giving is looking for a design for the cover of its annual holiday card, which is mailed to approximately 1,500 U-M parents.  The design should be non-religious, yet appropriate for a warm, seasonal message.

Interested students should please submit a resume and portfolio to Matt Burrows at by Friday November 7, 2014

Compensation will be $250 and your work will be seen by many!


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


Wedding Photographer Needed

October 8, 2014

University of Michigan couple getting married in September 2015. Interested in engagement photos in Ann Arbor, and wedding photographer for a September 5, 2015 wedding about 20 minutes away from Ann Arbor. Looking for someone with a photojournalistic style and preferably wedding photography experience.

Submit a resume and portfolio link to Tova Berg by October 21, 2014.

Compensation is negotiable.


Team Detroit is Hiring

October 8, 2014

Team Detroit has several full time openings including:

Graphic Designer

Associate Creative Director

Sr. Art Director

Digital Art Director

And more!  Click here for full listing

Categories: Full Time, Internship


Part Time Designer

October 7, 2014

Big PDQ, a full service print shop in Brighton, MI is seeking a part time designer (20-30 hours a week) with the possibility of becoming a full time position.

An ideal candidate would have excellent Adobe InDesign and Illustrator skills and it would be a plus to have web design skills.

We are a quick print shop, designing and printing postcards and brochures, along with lots of business cards and stationery items.

Please submit your resume and link to portfolio to Kirt Albrecht by October 21, 2014.

Categories: Part Time


You Are Invited to Design a Card!

October 7, 2014

All Stamps students are invited to submit entries for the cover art for the 2015 UM Presidential New Year’s Card - the inaugural New Year’s greeting from UM President Mark Schlissel and his wife, Monica Schwebs, an environmental and energy lawyer.

The new year’s card with the Stamps’ student image will be distributed in printed form to approximately 10,000 supporters of the University of Michigan with new year’s greetings from President Mark Schlissel and Monica Schwebs.

Click here for full details

Categories: Contest


Design Internships with Global Automotive Management Council

October 6, 2014

The Global Automotive Management Council is looking to hire 2 part time students. 

We start at $9-$10 an hour depending on experience.  We offer very flexible schedules.  Students must have a car since we are located in an area that doesn’t offer public transit.  (5305 Plymouth Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48105)

We are looking for students who know both graphic and webpage design. Also light administrative knowledge.  Time management and reliability is very important. 

Please submit your resume to Tarek Uddin

Internship credit may be arranged by contacting John Luther

Categories: Internship, Part Time


SNRE Looking for Work Study Student with InDesign Skills

September 29, 2014

School of Natural Resources & Environment has a work study position available for Winter 2015. The student will work with InDesign on book project for the framework of Environmental Justice.

Requirements: Working knowledge of InDesign

Hours: 5 to 10 hours per week
Salary $10 to $15 per hour

Click here for more details

To apply email cover letter and resume to and also to

Categories: Work Study


Intern for Cloth & Kind

September 29, 2014

Cloth & Kind is searching for the perfect graphic design intern to join our Ann Arbor, Michigan office.  We are seeking someone who is a total creative & graphic design genius, who vibes on our style and can design within that look and feel, who knows what’s next in social media faster than people can start #hashtaggingit, can throw together a blog post in Photoshop in no time flat, edits videos like a pro, knows the inner workings of Squarespace, is passionately creative, wickedly talented and whip smart. If you have a love of interior design, well then that’s just a big old plus (but not required). Oh, and someone who knows how to get stuff done on time… you know, that’s it. No biggie.

Please submit your resume and portfolio link to by November 7, 2014

* This is an unpaid position, but could evolve into a part or full time paid position for the right person

Categories: Internship


Internships with the Ella Sharp Museum

September 25, 2014

The Ella Sharp Museum is currently seeking interns for the Spring 2015 semester. We have several intern positions available:
        Educational Programming
·      Collections
·      Community Events
·      Art, Beer and Wine Event Management
·      Marketing Research

Click here for in depth position descriptions

Categories: Internship