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

Career Development

Career Opportunities

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


After School Art Class Instructor

September 2, 2014

Emerson School is looking for a talented art instructor to lead a group of 8-10 Kindergarten through 2nd graders in a painting and drawing class that meets once per week from 3-4pm on Monday or Wednesday afternoon. 

Basic supplies are included, along with a class budget.  We are looking for enthusiastic individuals that have a passion for art and experience working with students.  This opportunity could turn into an art class for older students as well, along with more, or different types, of classes throughout the year.  Class will run for 10 weeks from Sept 15 through Nov 21st. 

To apply, email your resume and experience working with kids to Rose Hacker at, along with a basic outline of how you would structure an hour-long class.  Hourly rates for instructors start at $18/hour and is flexible based on experience.  Apply by Monday, 9/8 at 9pm.


Full Time Opportunity with The Artisan’s Bench

September 2, 2014

The Artisan’s Bench located at 307 W. Main St. in Brighton, MI is currently looking for a self-starter to join our team. This position is full-time, and is accompanied by a competitive salary. Salary range starts at $28,000 depending on education and experience. We are looking for someone with an artistic eye that will have the ability to assist our clients, while also helping with daily operations and needs of the store. Evenings and weekends are a MUST. This position requires that you be independently motivated and able to finish tasks with little instruction. You must also be able to lift 45+ lbs. objects on a daily basis, have customer service experience and possess the ability to multi-task without sacrificing quality of work.

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Categories: Full Time



September 2, 2014

Whether they are known for their powerhouse vocals and intoxicating talent or their over-the-top, won’t-stop, vogue-til-youdrop
life and style, a true diva is a muse to the masses. With public response shifting between veneration and vilification,
divas captivate, terrify and inspire. They unapologetically demand devotion while remaining utterly unapproachable, keeping
the world at a measured distance.

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Categories: Call For Art


Internship with Vayu

August 29, 2014

Vayu designs and manufactures autonomous aerial vehicles for the transport of goods over difficult terrain. Vayu’s first UAV product is designed to meet the needs of customers in these regions and will operate with a 60km range, 2kg payload, vertical take off and landing (VTOL) capability (obviating the need for external infrastructure), and autonomous flight.

The ideal graphic candidate has a passion for Vayu’s mission. Candidates should be able to design within an established brand identity system, while pushing the direction forward.

Interns work with various graphic design projects that arise throughout the duration of their internship including, but not limited to: designing brochures, product design, info-graphics, and visual graphics.

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Categories: Internship


Graphic Design Internship or Part Time with DiaMedical

August 27, 2014

DiaMedical USA is a fast growing medical equipment distributor looking to fill an internship position in our West Bloomfield office. Qualified candidates will possess knowledge of basic graphic design principals. Knowledge of web design and development is preferred. This is an ideal opportunity for any student pursuing a career in graphic design or creative services.

Responsibilities include:
Assisting creative director on multiple platforms (web, print, email)
Preparing assets for new projects

Strong written and oral communication skills    
High integrity and confidentiality                          
Great attention to detail
General knowledge of software (adobe creative suite) and willingness to learn
HTML/CSS3 Knowledge recommended, PHP/MySQL knowledge desirable!
Ideal candidates will be available 20 hours each week.

Please send your resume and link to portfolio to Gillian Williams ASAP

This is a paid hourly position with pay commensurate to experience.

Categories: Internship, Part Time


Love Sports?

August 27, 2014

The Women’s Basketball team at the University of Michigan is looking for student managers / video assistants for the upcoming 2014-15 season. 

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following: video breakdown, filming of practice and games, assisting in highlight films, assisting in film exchange, assisting in recording games, practice set up and breakdown, clock operation, game day preparation, traveling with the team, and administrative assistance.  Hours will vary from week to week and will be subject to the student’s schedule.  We are looking for enthusiastic and high energy students that are passionate about the game of basketball. 

This is a great opportunity for experience in the sport industry and will help you grow as a professional. 

If interested in the positions please submit your resume to Philip Stock at


Artist in “Residence” for UMS 2014-15 Season

August 27, 2014

The University Musical Society proudly launches UMS Artists in “Residence” Program, whereby four artists (including visual, literary, and performing artists) will be selected to take “residence” at UMS performances, using thes experienes as a resource to support the creation of new work or to fuel an artistic journey.

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Submission deadline is Friday September 12, 2014


Video Expert Needed for Promo Trailer

August 26, 2014

Joyce Desilerres is working to create a promo trailer for a new DIY type show.  The central character needs to be filmed in her shop, in her kitchen and at related stores like Joann Fabrics and Whole Foods.

Expertise with camera, lighting and editing is needed.

Please submit your resume and a link to reel or previous video work to Joyce Deslierres by September 15, 2014

Compensation is a flat rate of $600 with the possibility for much more work if the promo is successful.


Work Study positions available in the Stamps Sculpture Studio

August 25, 2014

The Sculpture Studio is seeking to fill multiple studio monitor/ assistant positions for Fall 2014.  Primary responsibilities include safety monitoring of studio users, cleaning, tool maintenance, building studio fixtures,  etc.  Secondary responsibilities include assisting and advising student users and faculty. 

Students should have a working knowledge of the sculpture studio, woodshop and or metal shop.  Industrial Design, Digital fabrication and prototyping experience a plus.
Training provided

Payrate is $10/hr.
Please contact Matt Bierl

Categories: Part Time, Work Study


Gallery Attendants Needed

August 25, 2014

The Stamps School for Art & Design maintains several gallery spaces:  The Slusser Gallery and Work Ann Arbor.
Gallery attendants must have work study awards and will be working part time.  Those with an interest in, or have an aptitude for, exhibitions are encouraged to apply.

Please send your resume to Mark Nielsen at ASAP

The Slusser Gallery is open Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturdays 12-7pm
Work Ann Arbor is open Tuesday through Saturday noon to 7pm

In your email, please include the hours you are available to work.

Categories: Work Study


Education Coordinator for the Center for Photography

August 25, 2014

The Center for Photography at Woodstock seeks an experienced, motivated, energetic individual to join a small dynamic staff in the full-time position of Education Coordinator.

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Categories: Full Time


Part Time Graphic Design Opportunity at U of M

August 25, 2014

The Graphic Designer is responsible for designing and developing marketing communications for the Office of University Development. Responsibilities include design and development of materials for print, video, web, and mobile applications.

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Categories: Part Time


Photographers Needed

August 20, 2014

The University of Michigan Law School is looking for a team of talented photographers to shoot events, portraits and other various assignments. Flexible schedule, part time, 2 to 20 hours per week. Work study preferred but not required. Must have good photography skills, good eye, Photoshop skills, prompt with email and communication, and detail oriented. Personable and people-skills also very helpful.

Job Requirements: Previous experience photographing events and portraits.

Please send a link to your portfolio or 3 to 5 samples of your work to 

Number of Available Openings 5

Compensation $10.00/hour to $12.00/hour

Categories: Part Time, Work Study


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

August 18, 2014

Applicants must be available for one of the following shifts:

Mon-Wed: 8:00am-11:30am
Mon-Wed: 11:30am-1:30pm
Mon-Wed: 1:30pm-5:00pm
Mon-Wed: 6:00pm-10:00pm

Tue-Thu:  8:00am-11:30am
Tue-Thu:  11:30am-1:30pm
Tue-Thu:  1:30pm-5:00pm
Tue-Thu:  6:00pm-10:00pm

Fri:        8:00am-11:00am
Fri:        11:00am-2:00pm
Fri:        2:00pm-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) 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