Career Opportunities

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Freelance TShirt Design

July 21, 2016

The College of Engineering is looking to hire an illustrator to create a t-shirt design for the 2016 Michigan Engineering Homecoming Weekend. 

This person will have the opportunity to meet with us on our goals and create a unique design to be worn during all our homecoming activities. 

To be considered, please submit your resume and link to your portfolio to Brie Winnega ( The deadline for submissions is Friday, August 19.  Compensation: $100.

Graphic Designer for Quikly

July 21, 2016

As a Graphic Designer at Quikly you will play a key role in the successful execution of Quikly campaigns leveraged by some largest brands in the world including Victoria’s Secret, McDonald’s, Domino’s, American Eagle and more. From design ideation to execution, you will be challenged to deliver engaging creative primarily for web, mobile, and mobile app usage that is exposed to millions of consumers. Additionally, you will help produce designs for marketing collateral, both digital and print.

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Categories: Full Time

Full Time Museum Manager

July 21, 2016

The Ella Sharp Museum is currently seeking a Museum Manager for our Cell Block 7 location.

Click here for an in depth position description.

To apply submit a Cover Letter and Resume to by August 19th @ 12 PM.

Categories: Full Time

Student Project Coordinator

July 20, 2016

Each year, thousands of University of Michigan graduate and undergraduate students take part in various community-oriented engaged learning experiences locally, nationally, and internationally. Without thoughtful and intentional preparation and debriefing, well-intentioned but poorly-prepared students are potentially harming populations and themselves, and they may be negatively impacting future opportunities for collaborations within and beyond those communities. Through the collaborative synergy of five campus units, we propose the development of a digital toolkit that identifies and personalizes instructional modules for students participating in global and community engagement.

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Categories: Part Time

Digital Fabrication Studio Monitor

July 20, 2016


The primary supervisor for this position is the Digital Fabrication Studio Coordinator. The Digital Fabrication Studio Monitor may be asked to report to other Studio Coordinators as needed.


Assist the Coordinator with the use and maintenance of the Digital Fabrication Studio, assist students with the use of the studio, perform machine orientations, in some cases, run machines for students/faculty.

Job location

The Digital Fabrication Studio is located in room 1074 of the Art & Architecture Building

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Categories: Part Time, Work Study

Freelance Creative Opportunity with UM Professor

July 18, 2016

UM Professor Shawna Lee is seeking a Stamps student who is interested in putting her or his design skills and software knowledge to work to help create attractive photo albums to document her daughter’s first few years of life, and a few other related projects:

 Develop an easy to use system for organizing hundreds of photos

 Scan and organize child’s art work and other mementos

 Create 1-2 photo albums/ scrap books

 Crop or process photo as necessary

 Create high quality scans and organize several vintage family photos and albums recently inherited (most of the photos are in good condition for their age)


 Able to work independently after receiving direction

 Patient, thorough, careful attention to detail

 Good communication and follow through via email

 Willing to research and explain various options

 Prefer prior related experience or coursework

Please submit a resume and link to portfolio with prior relevant experience to Compensation is $14 an hour.

Expected date of completion for the projects is early September 2016 so please submit info and any questions you have ASAP.

Two Opportunities with Vayu

July 13, 2016

Vayu has 2 openings:

Slide deck development
- Design deck based on content provided by Vayu, previous examples available. Deck will be used to explain the technology and applications of Vayu’s UAV to potential partners, investors, and other interested parties. Feedback by Vayu for the deck will be incorporated with iterations.
- Pay commensurate with experience

Website development
- Primarily front-end web development. Developer will be provided content and framework for website by Vayu. More details will be provided to interested candidates.
- Pay commensurate with experience

Candidates interested in these positions should indicate position(s) applying for and send resume and/or portfolio to Julie Bateman at

Categories: Part Time

Student Ambassador Program for The Ark

July 13, 2016

The Ark, a nonprofit music venue in downtown Ann Arbor, is looking for passionate, outgoing, creative, and responsible students to join their new student ambassador program. The goal of the program is to increase public awareness, contact, and engagement with University of Michigan students with The Ark. To that end, students will gain valuable experience in marketing, social media, event planning, nonprofits and more. Estimated weekly time commitment is 5 hours/week and the program commitment is for the fall and winter semesters.

Students can submit this application with a resume to They can also contact for an application or more information about the position.

Applications are due by September 23 at midnight.

This is not a paid position, but ambassadors will receive merchandise, tickets, exclusive access to Ark performances and professional staff and professional experience.

Categories: Part Time

826michigan seeks Fall Interns in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and Detroit!

July 11, 2016

826michigan, a local non-profit organization, is looking for interns for the fall of 2016! 

826michigan is a creative writing and tutoring center, headquartered behind the Liberty Street Robot Supply & Repair storefront (both owned and operated by 826) in Ann Arbor and are getting ready to open our second space in the Eastern Market neighborhood in Detroit. We provide after-school tutoring, creative writing workshops, field trips, in-school assistance, and more to local students ages 6-18.

We are seeking individuals who are looking for a meaningful internship and/or volunteer experience in the non-profit world and have an interest in creative writing, teaching, youth development, fundraising, marketing, editing, event planning, research, program evaluation, and/or business administration.

Our past interns and volunteers have found this a great learning and experience-building opportunity, and many have gone on to work in various fields including education, non-profit management, business, and more!

We are accepting applications for our Fall 2016 Internships through August 1!  Please send an email with a cover letter and resume to Amy Sumerton at

Categories: Internship

Two Full Time Design Positions for Morningstar in China

July 11, 2016

UX Designer

Morningstar is looking for a UX designer who is passionate about user experience and data visualization. We need a designer who loves the challenge of turning complex data into great communication design, translating usage patterns into intuitive interactions and workflows, and creating rewarding experiences for our client base of individual investors, financial advisors, institutional research analysts, planners, and financial services enterprises. User experience designers work with visual designers, user researchers, software developers, project managers, product managers, and business owners to develop the next generation of our web-based applications and assist in the critical evaluation and continuous improvement of existing ones.

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Visual | GUI Designer

Morningstar is looking for a designer who is passionate about user experience, data visualization, and typography. We need a designer who loves the challenge of turning complex data into great communication design, translating wireframes into beautiful, compelling interfaces, and creating rewarding experiences for our client base of individual investors, financial advisors, institutional research analysts, planners, and financial services enterprises. Visual Designers work with interaction designers, software developers, project managers, product managers, and business owners to develop the next generation of our software and assist in the critical evaluation and continuous improvement of existing applications.

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These positions are based in our Shenzhen office.

Categories: Full Time

Part Time Opportunity at UM Graduate Library

July 5, 2016

ScholarSpace is seeking an Art and Design student to join our staff starting Summer 2016 and/or Fall 2016. You will be responsible for:

Staffing a service point in the Graduate Library
Consulting with students, faculty, and staff as they learn technologies related to teaching and learning. Including creating/designing conference posters, websites, and preparing images for publication/presentation.
Assisting people with scanning and video editing
Other projects as assigned examples include, designing digital signage and editing library videos.

You are:

Someone who can provide excellent customer service.
Experienced with at least a few popular software programs and have the desire and ability to learn more.
A self-motivated person and someone who can take the initiative with little direction.
A problem solver.

Desired Experience:

Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PPT), or Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign), or video editing programs.
Familiarity with Mac and PC platforms
Teaching, tutoring, and/or customer service experience
Starting Pay Rate: $10.95/hour

To Apply: send your resume to Melissa Gomis

No phone calls please.

Categories: Part Time, Work Study

Interesting Opportunity for the Right Recent Arts Grad!

July 5, 2016

One year paid internship with HDTS and A-Z West/Part-time

Location: Joshua Tree, CA

Duration: 9/17/2016–7/31/2017 (end date is flexible)

Description: High Desert Test Sites (non-profit arts organization) and A-Z West (Andrea Zittel’s compound/testing grounds for experimental designs in living) is looking to fulfill a part-time, one-year long rotating position. This position would be perfect for recent, mature, BFA graduate or an artist looking for a year long experience in the high desert. We are looking for articulate, hard working, highly organized, outgoing, competent and hardy individuals.  Duties includes everything from hard outdoor labor, to housekeeping, to communicating with residents and visitors.  Our ideal candidate would find cleaning therapeutic, not demoralizing.  An outgoing personality would be helpful as A-Z West tends to be a very active social environment. Clear and succinct verbal skills also very important.

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Content Development Internship

June 23, 2016

This internship is an opportunity for students to get practical, real life experience developing a social media presence for a fashion, gift and home design business in Dexter, MI. We are looking for a student with a unique sense of design and a strong passion for engaging with others online in a professional and helpful manner. The ideal candidate would be an excellent communicator with an interest in pursuing a communication/marketing career in design or fashion industries, and an eagerness to expand their professional experience. The Content Development intern will design and curate a new website, Facebook Page and Pinterest site. In the school year, the Intern will maintain our online and social media presence, generate external media press releases and manage blog style posts about design and fashion.

The position will be for the summer with an opportunity for extension through the 2016/17 school year to be evaluated start of fall term.

The Content Development Internship is a paid position. Resumes must be received by July 8th.

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Send cover letter and two writing samples with your resume to:

Attention: Laura Keefer
8122 Main Street
Dexter, MI 48130

Categories: Internship, Part Time

Work Study positions available in the Stamps Sculpture Studio & New Metals Shop

June 15, 2016

The Sculpture Studio is seeking to fill multiple studio monitor/ assistant positions for Fall 2016.  Primary responsibilities include safety monitoring of studio users, cleaning, tool maintenance, building studio fixtures,  etc.

Secondary responsibilities include assisting and advising students users and faculty. 
Students should have a working knowledge of the sculpture studio or metals studio.  Industrial Design, Digital fabrication and prototyping experience a plus.


Pay rate is $10/hr.
Please contact Matt Bierl

Categories: Part Time, Work Study

Multicultural Undergraduate Internships Getty Foundation

April 18, 2016

Please note these opportunities are for LA residents only and the application cycle is yearly (deadline in February).  However, the Getty also funds other creative opportunities which can be found here:

Categories: Internship