Career Opportunities

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Call for Art, Women’s History Month Exhibit

January 23, 2015

In March, the Michigan League will be hosting a Women’s History Month Exhibit. As you may know, the League was originally the Women’s League in 1890 designed to foster social interaction and community among female students. We are hoping to honor that legacy through art and hope your work may do just that.

Any photographs, paintings, or drawings that somehow celebrates women is eligible for submission. Your art piece must be able to be hung from a wall by wire, etc. If you are interested in exhibiting your work, please fill out this form by Wednesday, February 18th. Also (as noted on the submission page), email pictures of your work to after submitting your form. We are limited on space, so we will accepted pieces as they come in if they align with the vision and goals of this exhibit. Early submission is suggested.

Categories: Call For Art

Design Internship with Mountain Labs

January 23, 2015

Mountain Labs is a Software-as-a-Service company based in Ann Arbor, MI that was started by University of Michigan students. Our mission is to simplify healthcare research by creating efficient, secure, and cost-effective technologies for researchers and medical professionals worldwide. We take design seriously, and it is an essential part of our software and marketing materials. We are looking for a part-time Graphic Design Intern to create visually stunning, yet easily understandable graphics for web and print.  Click here for more information about our software, Symport

Interested students should submit their resume and a link to their portfolio to by March 1, 2015

Compensation will vary based on experience.

Click here for full details

Categories: Internship

Illustration/Graphic Novel Contest

January 22, 2015


Use your creativity and be inspired by the story Majnun and Layla. U-M Ann Arbor or Dearborn students are encouraged to create a one-page illustration or one-page graphic novel story based on their interpretation and inspiration from the classic Persian love story Majnun and Layla by Nizami. No need to read the book!

$500 1st prize
$300 2nd prize
$200 3rd prize

Click here for full details

Categories: Contest

Design Intern for Sleeping Bear Press

January 22, 2015

Sleeping Bear Press, located in Ann Arbor, is looking for a qualified intern to join our production and design team. Our department produces high quality work in the children’s picture book trade and school/library market. We are seeking an intern who can participate in various projects to support the current production/design team.

This intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment, and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of the book publishing market. This is a paid 3-4 month internship that will require a minimum of 20 hours per week, starting April 1st.

Candidates should submit a resume that includes software proficiency and have samples of their work for review via web or email. Deadline for submissions is February 16th.

Please send submissions to

Please no phone inquiries.

Categories: Internship, Part Time

Call for Art

January 21, 2015

The Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center is now accepting submissions for its 10th annual art show, rEVOLUTION: Making Art for Change.


Art of any medium is welcome, including, but not limited to: painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, spoken word, poetry.

Please e-mail submissions to by March 1st, 2015.

Categories: Call For Art

Calling All Artists!

January 21, 2015

MUSIC Matters & MPowered Entrepreneurship present: The Art Project at SpringFest
University of Michigan Diag, April 17, 2015.

We’re looking for the most talented student artists and designers out there to help us put on an amazing outdoor gallery.  SpringFest attracts 8,000+ people and showcases performances, presentations and booths from 100+ student organizations. The application deadline is March 20, 2015. You will hear back from us by March 27, 2015.

Click here to submit for the show

$50,000 for Sustainability Project

January 21, 2015

Do you have an idea to help protect the environment and enhance quality of life for current and future generations? If so, then consider entering the Dow Distinguished Awards for Interdisciplinary Sustainability competition, which provides up to $5,000 in “seed money” to pursue a collaborative project, and up to $50,000 for full implementation.

Click here for more details

Categories: Contest

Work Study positions available in the Stamps Print Media’s Computer Lab

January 21, 2015

Applicants must be available for one of the following shifts:

Tue-Thu:  8:00am-12:00pm
Tue-Thu:  1:00pm-5:00pm

The student should be familiar with Photoshop software. All other training will be provided. Duties include assisting Stamps students using the Epson inkjet printers in the lab to print their assignments following suggested procedures. Other tasks include maintaining equipment in the lab (change inkjet cartridges as needed, perform cleaning-cycles on printers, etc), occasionally helping students check out AV equipment, and providing assistance to the coordinator where needed.  All training for expected tasks will be provided by the coordinator.

Payrate is $10/hr.

Please contact Matthew Pritchard (

Categories: Part Time, Work Study

Internships with CultureSource

January 20, 2015

CultureSource is hiring three paid interns and looking for candidates. One intern will work with our membership and development director. Two will work with All of the internships come with a stipend and lots of great hands-on experience.

Editorial Intern (Detroit)
Editorial Intern (Ann Arbor/Washtenaw)
Membership and Development Intern (Detroit)

Categories: Internship

Freelance Graphic Design

January 20, 2015

Vayu, a startup based out of Willow Run Airport in neighboring Ypsilant, MI is looking to contract a graphic designer who can help edit / revise the company’s pitch deck. Current pitch deck is a 20-page PPT. The company would like to reduce the length to approximately 12 slides, with small changes to each one and the creation of 2-3 entirely new slides. A strong background in graphic design /  visual communication is a must. Job is expected to take 5-10 hours.

Compensation of $250 with a potential bonus if work is exceptional.

If interested send a link or PDF resume / portfolio to

Freelance Animation

January 20, 2015

Daniel Johnson is looking for a freelancer that can make a short, animated video illustrating how our contracting company can prevent leaks in homes. The script and storyboard are already formed, but we would like someone with the capabilities of creating animations such as: a man climbing atop a roof and breaking up ice.

Please send a resume and link to your portfolio to Daniel Johnson by January 27, 2015

Hourly Rate. $10/$12 an hour.

Part Time Toy Design Opportunity in Chicago

January 20, 2015

  A Baker’s Tale in Chicago, IL is looking for a hard-working and enthusiastic Part Time Toy Designer to help expand the bakery offering to kid’s toys. You will be working on toy concept design up until the point of manufacturing. This will involve having a strong understanding of the brand identity in order to maintain consistency across various products.

  Key Responsibilities:

  - Design a kid friendly line of toys and stuffed animals
  - Create concepts during the development phase of the products
  - Execute development from conceptualization until manufacturing
  - Maintain brand storyline and identity across product line
  - Adhere to development schedule to meet deadlines and to maintain accurate project load

  Must be a current student enrolled in a degree program
  Desired areas of study include: Design, product design, toy design, illustration, animation
  Experience with CAD
  Must have access to necessary software
  Eye for detail and precision
  Ability to manage time

  Compensation: $10/hour

  To apply, contact Sophia Khan via email with a link to your portfolio to

Categories: Part Time

Internship with MTU America (Novi, MI)

January 20, 2015

About MTU America

1. Manage organization, tagging and uploading of images and videos in global MediaPool software
2. Assist with completion of graphic design requests
3. Finalize logo inventory and usage guide for corporate and brand logos
4. Assist marketing department on other design projects as needed
5. Keep management informed on current workload, issues and future assignments
6. Adhere to company work hours, policies, procedures, and rules governing professional staff behavior
7. Adhere to company and professional ethics governing the handling of confidential information and the observation of confidentiality
8. Maintain professional relationships with company employees, clients and customers, both internal and external
9. Represent the company professionally in all interactions both internally and externally
10. Promote a compliance culture in area of responsibility, and live the letter and the spirit of the Global Code Of Conduct.
11. Perform special projects as required.

See full details on Career Center Connector

Categories: Internship

Graphic Design Internship with AFL Telecommunications (South Carolina)

January 20, 2015

The Graphic Design Intern is responsible for assisting with a wide variety of marketing projects for our various lines of business. This is an exciting opportunity for a college student to gain knowledgeable work experience while using their education. This individual will be immersed in a variety of marketing aspects preparing the individual for a career in business, marketing, customer service, or sales.

Full details on Career Center Connector

Categories: Internship

Full Time UX Design with State Farm Insurance

January 20, 2015

* Provides digital asset and overall visual design direction for digital user experience work
* Produces digital artifacts based on inputs from multi-disciplinary team while adhering to State Farm Digital Style Guide and Standards
* Provides visual concepting support to multi-disciplinary teams
* Produces clean, creative digital visuals that are consistent with the State Farm brand strategy
* Articulates User Experience (UX) concepts and solutions and advocates for customer-centric designs
* Ensures visual design adheres to the project requirements, objectives, and timelines
* Provides exceptional graphic design skills with attention to detail
* Executes on digital experience design projects - from concept through to production

See full details on Career Center Connector

Categories: Full Time