Career Opportunities

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Design Internship with Mango Languages

May 11, 2015

Mango Languages, a leading provider of language learning software in libraries and educational spaces across North America, is on the lookout for a creative genius with incredible design skills and ambition that is excited to learn and grow with a team.

Mango is looking to assemble a cross-functional team of interns, consisting of a Marketer, Designer and Developer, to join our Innovations department.  As a member of this team of three, you will work (quickly!) on product ideas from conception through to market release.  Alongside your Marketer and Developer, you will build working prototypes on all platforms (iOS, Android, web browser)that feature light and attractive designs.

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Please submit your resume and link to your portfolio to Matthew Cruz

Categories: Internship

Quick turn around Freelance Graphic

May 29, 2015

Travis Thompson is in need of three graphics for a grant submission. First, a tiled array of repeating polygons (squares or hexagons). Second, a stack of three of these arrays. Third, a single sheet of these “tiles” being wound into a roll. The idea is like these bathroom tiles being wound into a roll.

Please submit a link to your portfolio and a resume to by 9am, June 5th.  Absolute deadline for completion of project is June 19.

Compensation is negotiable. Bonus will be given for completion ahead of schedule.

UX Engineer (Designer) for Enova

May 28, 2015

At Enova, UX Engineers advocate for our customers, designing interactions for a variety of products and audiences. Using sketches, storyboards and prototypes to communicate and sell our ideas, UX Engineers refine requirements, test interface’s effectiveness and collaborate with departments as part of a cross-functional team.

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Categories: Full Time

Art Mentors Needed

May 27, 2015

Elaine Fisher of Michigan Mentorships is seeking 1 Computer Design art mentor and 1 Art History/Art mentor.

The Michigan Mentorships matches gifted H.S. students with UM Juniors or Seniors meeting for 8 hours (Four 2 Hour sessions). Suzan is interested in computer design and Allison is interested in Art History and Studio art. A Reception is held June 25th.  The 8 hours are completed by August 20th,

The experience of mentoring a high school student is often a very rewarding experience.  Participating UM students will receive compensation of $135..

Please contact Elaine Fisher, MI Mentorships Director, and include a link to your portfolio or call 734.663.1706

Downtown Traverse City’s Marketing & Event Planning Internship

February 23, 2015

The Traverse City Downtown Development Authority/Downtown Traverse City Associations’s Marketing & Events Internship is a 10 - 15 week program. The internship will provide the individual with opportunities to hone their event planning skills, utilize social media, collect and evaluate data, and work with a variety of industry related professionals in a multitude of channels. This internship will allow the intern to assist in the fruition of many thriving events in a downtown setting.

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Costume Designer for Into the Woods

December 1, 2014

MUSKET, Michigan’s student-run musical theatre organization, is searching for a costume designer for INTO THE WOODS.  The show will be performed March 27-29, 2015, in the Power Center for the Performing Arts.

MUSKET is a great opportunity to design for a fully realized musical in a 1300 seat theatre. The designer will receive an extensive budget.

About INTO THE WOODS: The story follows a Baker and his wife who wish to have a child, Cinderella who wishes to attend the King’s Festival, and Jack who wishes his cow would give milk. When the Baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a Witch’s curse, the two set off on a journey to break the curse. Everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later with disastrous results.

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Part-time Front-End Web Developer

November 11, 2014

We know you love design, but do you geek out about code too? Q LTD is looking to hire a part-time front-end web developer who can collaborate with our creative team on a variety of web site projects. We are searching for someone with experience and proficiency with programming, but most importantly someone who has the drive to keep pushing and learning about web techniques and skills.

Q is a well-established strategic design studio headquartered in downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan with satellite offices in California and Toronto. We harness the power of graphic design, language, and technology to help organizations, companies and brands communicate, inspire, and motivate.

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Categories: Part Time

Internship in Archives Conservation at Bentley Historical Library

October 31, 2014

This department works on projects as they are presented; therefore the subjects vary each term.  Our goal will be to give you a general overview of conservation work and train you in as many skills as you can absorb. We will start you out with basic principles and observation of conservators doing their normal work, then add on as opportunities present themselves.  We will give you projects to practice the skills you are learning.  You will find that these skills are applicable in other areas of endeavor and life.  Staff members are Ann Ringia and Dianna Samuelson.

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We can take on one student per term.  If this interests you, please submit your request, accompanied by your résumé and portfolio link to Ann Ringia  For the winter term, the deadline for consideration of your application will be December 1.

Categories: Internship

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.

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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.

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Categories: Internship

Internships Through the IAESTE Program

February 28, 2014

IAESTE (I-ess-tay) is the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience, a global organization which maintains consultative and operational relations with the United Nations, the European Union and the Organization of American States. The organization was established in 1948 at the Imperial College in London. For more than 50 years, IAESTE has continued to grow and now includes more than 80 member countries.

Established in this country in 1950, IAESTE United States has a mission to enhance technical and professional development and to promote international understanding. This goal is achieved by partnering with technical and scientific universities and providing professional technical internships to international students.

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All positions are paid and interested students would apply through IAESTE United States ( If you are interested, please email Ms. Gina Del Tito at, and she will provide you with the necessary steps to apply for the listed internships. There is a $75 application fee and a $600 program fee which includes a $100 deposit that is returned at the end of the internship and after we receive all evaluation documentation. Our partner countries will need students to be nominated for these positions by March 14th, therefore we would need to have applications from qualified candidates by March 7th.

Categories: Internship

Theatre Fellowships/Internships with the Wooster Group

May 17, 2013

The Wooster Group offers a one-year, paid, full-time Fellowship to a talented individual who will work with the company in one or more of the following areas: production management, technical direction, stage management, costume maintenance and construction, lighting/electrics, sound, video, and administration.

The individual who receives a Wooster Group Fellowship will work alongside company members in a collaborative environment during development, rehearsals, and performances of new and repertory productions. Technical and production Fellows may have opportunities to work with The Wooster Group on tour or work with visiting artists at The Performing Garage.

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Categories: Fellowships, Internship