Career Opportunities

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Freelance Graphic/Media Design

May 4, 2016

Ross MBA student is creating a startup and is looking to hire a creative and motivated graphic designer who’s willing to wear multiple hats, learn a lot, and help make an awesome new product with the potential to become something big. 

Ideal candidate should have a strong interest in bringing a new idea from the drawing board to life as well as commitment to design logos, website/marketing content, etc. with knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite..  Project length is expected to be 4-6 weeks and would not interfere with school or pre-existing summer commitments (working remotely is fine) but some design work will be needed upfront as the team begins to build the website and a prototype.

Please submit a resume and a link to portfolio to Jonathan Garrison by May 11, 2016

Compensation to be negotiated. Please email for any additional clarification.

Center Stage Internship (Baltimore, MD)

May 3, 2016

The Katherine Vaughns Internship Program gives recent graduates an opportunity to spend a season working in a professional theater setting. The program was recently named for long-time trustee Katherine Vaughns, a supporter and lover of the arts.

For more than 25 years, Center Stage has helped cultivate the next generation of theater makers through its highly competitive program, which helps bridge the gap between university and professional theater by providing early-career artists and administrators with hands-on experience and guidance. Center Stage welcomes a new class of roughly 20 different administrative, artistic, and production interns each season.

Click here for full details and to apply

Internship in Art Direction with McCann

April 29, 2016

McCann Detroit, an advertising and marketing agency located in downtown Birmingham, Michigan is seeking an Art Direction intern for Summer 2016. The Art Director internship will provide a realistic exposure to the overall day to day understanding of how a creative department functions.

Interns will:
Learn how to develop creative marketing concepts, ideas, written communications, and creative presentations
Coordinate creative assets, maintain creative library
Matte room responsibilities to include mounting and matting
Conduct image searches and research

Click here for full details and to apply

Categories: Internship

Photography Internship

April 28, 2016

True to the Center for Entrepreneurship’s belief in learning-by-doing, the Photography Internship is an opportunity for students to get practical, professional experience in photography.

We are looking for a student with a passion for photo storytelling that has advanced photo-editing skills and a knack for capturing unique moments. The photography intern will be responsible for documenting CFE’s events, programs, classes and other activities to support and grow our marketing content, including providing photography to enhance our new website.

This intern will work directly as a member of the CFE’s Communication and Marketing team to ensure that its photography needs are met. This position requires attendance at CFE events, but editing can take place on the student’s own time.

Click here for full details and to apply

Categories: Internship

Graphic Designer and Digital Services Librarian

April 28, 2016

Willard Public Library in Battle Creek Michigan is seeking someone who is both capable in graphic design and with digital services.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the supervision of the Assistant Director is responsible for promoting
library services through social media and graphic design; responsible for the digital media collection at Willard
Public Library; demonstrates knowledge of library materials, operations, and policies; and assists patrons using
library facilities.

Please note that about 50% of this job is graphic design.

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Categories: Full Time

Internship with Marcus Thomas, LLC (Cleveland, OH)

April 26, 2016

Marcus Thomas, a Cleveland-based marketing communication agency seeks the impossible - two creative interns with One Show aspirations with the talent and portfolio to back it up.

We’re a collection of 120 specialists trained in everything from web/application development to Search and social marketing.  We’re one of the first agencies in the U.S. to be Google-certified and we win top awards in all kinds of categories — you’ll find our work in the best Creative Shows.

Click here for details and to apply

Categories: Internship

Michigan Silversmiths Guild’s Call for Entry

April 26, 2016

A competitive metalsmithing and jewelry exhibition sponsored by The Michigan Silversmiths Guild in Collaboration with the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center

Original artwork executed in precious and non-precious metals alone or in combination with other materials are eligible. All work submitted must be original, completed in the last 3 years and not previously shown in a Jewelry + Objects exhibition. Works produced in a school curriculum are eligible.

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Internship With Imagination

April 26, 2016

Imagination in Dearborn would like to invite students and recent graduates to apply for our summer internship program from May to August 2016.

With one of our 20 global offices located in Dearborn, Imagination is a multidisciplinary design consultancy encompassing advertising, branding, strategy, digital, exhibition, event management, experiential marketing, and retail projects. Check us out at 

Past interns have been very successful in being rehired as full-time employees. The internship is ideally 5 days a week, but can be part time. Compensation TBD. 

If you are interested in interviewing for a design intern position for Summer 2016, or would like to learn more about Imagination and what we do, please let us know.

Please send your resume and a link to your portfolio to Laura McCann at We look forward to hearing from you.

Categories: Internship

Internships with New Detroit TV Show

April 26, 2016

Are you looking for a fun and worthwhile summer internship?

Are you interested in new media and “trans-media” – media across multiple platforms?
Want to work in the new Virtual Reality and 360 Video space?
Interested in learning how to use data to strategically promote content consumption?
Interested in new business models as they relate to a new 5 Billion dollar industry?
Are you interested in using media as a tool for organizing?
Want to work with youth in Detroit?

If the answer is YES to any of these questions, then…

Be a part of the new trans-media project created by alumnus and visiting lecturer from the University of Michigan, Sultan Sharrief. Once you start, you will be helping Moviement with a new reality TV show, Street Cred

This show challenges inner city youth to apply their inherent grit and compete for a chance at a dream film internship. Building off a 10-year youth program in Detroit, Street Cred’ blends new Tech, Empowerment, Media, and entertainment. If you think you have what it takes to push yourself and create a positive change in Detroit and the World, take a look at the skills and requirements for the open positions

Categories: Internship

Full-Time Graphic Designer with Developrise

April 25, 2016

Developrise produces top-notch web and software solutions for a wide variety of commercial applications. We are seeking a full-time graphic designer to join our fast-growing team.

The perfect candidate is a responsible self-starter who is able to understand a client’s needs and translate functional specs into amazing designs and seamless user experiences. This position will work closely with all internal teams and clients.

Job Responsibilities
Develop graphics for product illustrations, logos, apps and websites
Create images that identify a product or convey a message
Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas
Incorporate changes recommended by the clients into the final design
Design marketing materials including but not limited to brochures, handouts, and infographics

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Categories: Full Time

Graphic Design Internship with VentureStartApp

April 22, 2016

Our Graphic Design Interns will aid in the creation of high-quality design solutions with emphasis on digital and interactive design. Our interns will get real life, hands-on experience in the fast-paced world of marketing and advertising. As a graphic design intern at VentureStartApp, you will be able to improve your skill set while simultaneously expanding and enhancing your portfolio.

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Categories: Internship

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

Printmaking Call for Work

March 17, 2016

Highpoint is pleased to announce Stand Out Prints, our third juried print exhibition. The exhibition will fill Highpoint’s 1,000+ square feet of gallery space with select impressions of contemporary printmaking. The exhibition will run from September 16th through October 15th, 2016 with an opening reception taking place Friday, September 16th from 6:30-9pm.

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Categories: Call For Art

Lumen Prize for Digital Art

March 17, 2016

The Lumen Prize for Digital Art has opened its fifth annual Call for Entries, seeking outstanding art created digitally in categories ranging from moving image to games and mixed reality.

Entrants will be competing for a prize fund of $11,000 and a place on Lumen’s fifth global tour which will travel to the US, Europe, and Asia.

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Categories: Fellowships

Exhibition Opportunities

March 9, 2016

Did you know that the Center for Campus Involvement has exhibition opportunities for students?

Well, they do!  Click here for a list of the exhibition spaces

Want to apply for an exhibition of your very own? Click here!

Who knows?  Your IP show might look good smack in the middle of campus…

Categories: Call For Art