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.


Internships with Merit

August 1, 2014

Merit is a cause-based fashion brand that gives 20% of all purchases to fund college scholarships for under served youth (the youth participate in our FATE program that helps Detroit high school students graduate on time).

Positions Needed:
o Graphic Designer/Photographer (2)
o Writer/Social Media (2)
o Video (1)
o Public Relations (1)
o Brand Ambassador Team (3)

Ideal candidates are those creative types! The peeps that like to bring visions to life, have strong writing skills, and knowledge of html. For our video production interns, having experience with film making surely helps and is greatly desired.

All interns are expected to work about 10-15 hours a week, however, that likely will not require you to come into the office for all of those hours. Please email for more info.

School credit is possible.

Categories: Internship, Part Time


Two Paid Internships with the British Council

August 1, 2014

The British Council is the UK’s international organization for educational opportunities and cultural relations. Its New York office is co-located within the British Consulate General. In Washington, D.C. our office is located at the British Embassy.

The British Council is offering two, six-month paid internships to support the Education Marketing team to deliver on three British Council projects supporting UK universities, schools, and colleges’ international marketing efforts in the USA.

Click here for full details and then “Marketing and Communications Intern”

Categories: Internship


Multimedia Installation Artist/Interior Design Assistance Needed

July 30, 2014

Cantina is getting a make over and we need your creativity to make it really work!

We are looking for someone who can, using found objects and decorations throughout Cantina restaurant, truly bring our vision of what the new Cantina can be to life.

Students should submit Resume and portfolio link to Kieley Hoppe ASAP.

Project completion: We need this done as soon as possible, preferably by Welcome Week/Start of Classes.

Compensation: $15/hr (as many hours as needed)


Call for Sculpture

July 30, 2014

The Richard and Pam Salmon Sculpture Competition, a juried exhibition of outdoor sculpture, is hosted by the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts.  The yearly exhibit of 12-15 large-scale sculptures in the park is in cooperation with the City of San Angelo Public Art Commission and the City government. Sunken Garden Park (700 Block S. Abe Street/W. Avenue D) includes a formal sunken garden area where, spring through fall, canna and other flower displays are featured. The also park includes large open areas, landscaped groves and a walking and jogging track, as well as handsome retaining walls, stairs, and other stonework created by the WPA in the 1930’s. The large-scale sculptures enhance an already beautiful spot, and add yet another attraction to San Angelo’s wonderful River Walk.

Click here for full details

Categories: Call For Art


Digital Fellows Program—Peters for MIchigan

July 30, 2014

Congressman Gary Peters’ campaign for the U.S. Senate is seeking committed full time and part time fellows to join the digital team. We are looking for highly motivated, creative candidates with a demonstrated commitment to Democratic politics and an interest in digital media.

Click here for full details


826michigan seeks fall interns in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and Detroit

July 28, 2014

826michigan, a local non-profit organization, is looking for creative, hardworking individuals to join our team this fall in Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor, and Detroit! If you’re not familiar with 826michigan, perhaps you’ve heard of the Liberty Street Robot Supply & Repair. That’s us, too! Behind that storefront (owned and operated by 826), we offer after-school tutoring, creative writing workshops, field trips, in-school assistance, and more to local students ages 6-18.

If you are seeking a meaningful internship 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, we’d love to have you join us!

For more information about our internship program and available positions, check out our website. Please send an email with your cover letter and resume to Amy Sumerton at

Categories: Internship


Recruitment Coordinator for the Stamps School

July 28, 2014

The Stamps School of Art & Design seeks a Recruitment Coordinator who will be responsible for recruiting in the Midwestern and Southern regions. The ideal candidate is someone who is excited to recruit for a unique art/design curriculum found at one of the top public universities in the country.

Click here for full details

Categories: Full Time


Adjunct Faculty - Art (Graphic Design)

July 28, 2014

Saginaw Valley State University’s Art Department is seeking part-time faculty members to teach Introduction to Computer Graphic Design (Art 260). 

Click here for full details and to apply


Great Part Time Job with Michigan Telefund

July 28, 2014

Want to gain skills that would help you to market yourself as an artist or designer, or help you to better communicate with clients? Work at Michigan Telefund, the student fundraising call center on campus, which fundraises on behalf of Michigan students!

As a Student Fundraiser, you will contact alumni and friends of the University, engage in great conversations, and raise funds. Through work at Telefund, you can gain valuable transferable skills that will help you to become a better candidate for creative career paths.

Interested students can submit their resume and personal statements at this link.

Pay is $9.25 per hour, with opportunities for an increase in pay with increased responsibility. Callers are expected to work at a minimum 12 hours per week.

The priority deadline to apply for the Fall semester is August 15th.  Applications submitted past the deadline will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Categories: Part Time


Detroit Regional Chamber: Graphic Design Internship

July 24, 2014

This position will be responsible for supporting the Creative Advisory Team with graphic/web/visual design, multimedia, project production, traffic and department administration duties.  This includes conceptual layouts, design schemes and project production. Projects entail all or some of the following elements: graphic design, concept development, video production/editing, photography, photo retouching, element design/redesign and digital illustration. Responsible for providing support to various projects and will be required to adhere to deadlines and communicate assignment status to team and on a regular basis. Responsible for final project production including front-end (quotes, research) and back-end (assembly) processes as well as administrative tasks to support the Creative Advisory Team.

Apply online at:

Deadline for submissions/application: Monday, August 11, 2014

The internship will take place from August-October 2014, up to 40 hours a week, $10/hour, monthly parking pass provided.


Freelance Logo/Art/Design Gig

July 10, 2014

An Ann Arbor-based startup website that will be producing glamour and lifestyle content to college students and highlighting talented students of all kinds is looking to hire a student artist to paint or draw a large rendition of our website name for a promotional video being shot in August. We will record the work being completed and then speed it up for the video. We are looking for a graffiti-like style so use of spray paint might be ideal but is not required. It simply must be big, bold, and colorful. We are also looking for potential logo submissions. We want it to be sleek, simple, and sexy. If interested in competing for the logo design please contact Matthew Kerry for more information.

Please submit a picture of how you would paint our website name “Your yoU” if hired to do so on a canvas as large as 7 feet tall and 14 feet wide to Matthew Kerry

FYI “you” is meant to stand for “university” which is why the U only is capitalized. Remember, big, bold, and colorful. Maximum of 5 submissions per applicant.

Deadline: August 23, 2014

Compensation: Negotiable


Art Fellowship in Mexico

July 10, 2014

SOMA offers a two-year program entirely in spanish, for training contemporary artists based on continuous exchange between young artists and established professionals through courses, workshops, one-on-one critiques and studio visits. SOMA’s faculty comprises artists, theorists, and curators with extensive experience in their fields, both nationally and internationally.

This program is for students who have already completed a bachelors degree in visual arts or related studies.

Click here for full details

Categories: Fellowships


Internships with Studio 360

July 8, 2014

Studio 360’s internship is a hands-on experience. Interns and volunteers sit in on editorial meetings, gather research, pitch ideas, collect materials for the website, and learn a variety of tasks involved in producing a weekly program. Over the course of the term, interns and volunteers gain fundamental radio skills (including audio editing) and will assist staff mentors with producing segments for the show.

Click here for full details

Categories: Internship


Visual Arts Fellowships 2015 –16, Virginia Residents

July 3, 2014

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia. VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists as well as art and art history students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline and, as such, has awarded nearly $5 million in fellowships to Virginians.

Must be a legal resident of Virginia to qualify.

Click here for complete details

Categories: Fellowships


Seeking Art Foundry to Cast Bronze Memorial

June 13, 2014

The City of Ann Arbor released a Request for Proposals to select an artist, or fine art foundry, to complete and install large cast bronze artwork. The bronze work will be a memorial to Mr. Coleman Jewett, who passed away in 2013, an area educator and longtime Farmer’s Market vendor. A plaza adjacent to the Ann Arbor Farmer’s Market is the location for the work. The memorial will consist of two functioning Adirondack chairs. August 7th is the RFP deadline.

Click here to view the RFP

Categories: Call For Art