Career Opportunities

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Freelance: Art and Design

Videographer Needed

December 15, 2014

The Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery is looking to develop a video for patients who will undergo surgery for removal of tongue cancer. The video would document what patients can expect throughout the surgical stages, including steps for preparation and recovery. Long-term, the video would be included in a study to determine whether patient outcomes improve if the video is viewed pre-surgery.

The videographer would start as soon as possible in the Winter 2015 semester. The position demands 10 hours per week, or less, per the project’s needs and the videographer’s discretion. The candidate must have prior work experience in videography. Ideally, the candidate would have experience in medical or clinical video work, or experience in documentary-style video work.

Please submit a resume, a link to your portfolio, and any questions about the position to Amanda Thatcher at Please include “A&D Video Work” in the subject line.

Deadline for submission:  January 9, 2015

Compensation:  $12-$16/per hour, depending on experience

Logo Design Needed

December 15, 2014

The engineering student body recently voted to establish a new student government.  Among other things, this means that a new logo is needed, and the Engineering Student Government (ESG) is seeking students at the University of Michigan to assist in this endeavor. The logo will be used in documents, publicity, and other branded items for years to come.

Please submit a resume and link to a portfolio (or other previous work) for consideration in an email sent to by December 31, 2014.

The designer will be compensated with a flat fee of $150 at the time the final design is accepted

Part Time/Freelance Graphic Design Opportunity

December 15, 2014

Pillar Technology is seeking a part time student graphic designer.  Most work will be remote, though the company is located in Ann Arbor.

Must have basic design skills—alignment, balance, hierarchy of images and Adobe Create Suite knowledge.  Self motivation and a good work ethic is necessary.

This is an opportunity for some real world work (not always glamorous) and money.  We pay $20.00 an hour to our student employees.

Please submit your resume and a link to your portfolio to Diane Koziol no later than January 15, 2015.

Experienced Photographer Needed

December 12, 2014

The Frankel Center for Judaic Studies is seeking an experienced Photographer for various events and projects throughout the academic year.  Projects include but are not limited to photography of:
public lectures
classroom lectures
faculty, staff, and students (portraits and group shoots)
other special departmental events
mock photos
UM campus life

Seeking individuals with the following:
passion for photography
dedication to the craft
ability to provide a story through the lens
imagination ... turning basic everyday shots into creative work

​Photos ​will be used to build upon the current Judaic Studies website, for departmental advertising and other public programming needs.  Seeking upper level undergraduate and graduate students with prior work experience in photography and digital editing.  ​Hours vary per assignment throughout the year and will require flexibility in schedule.

Please submit your resume and a link to your portfolio to Cheri Thompson no later than 5pm January 9, 2015.

​Compensation is $10-$18 based on experience​

Part Time Videographer/Editor

December 9, 2014

Immediate opening in the Oculoplastics Service of the Department of Ophthalmology for a candidate skilled in Movie Maker and Photoshop to edit surgical video clips and 3-D photographs, compile short videos, presentations, and before-and-after shots, create rough and final videos and presentations, ensure logical sequencing and smooth running of videos.

Additionally, the candidate must have a strong portfolio. Position requires less than 10 hours per week. $12-$16/per hour, depending on experience.

Please send your resume and a link to your portfolio to Dierdre Jeske

Graphic Designer for the Michigan Daily

December 8, 2014

The Michigan Daily is looking for a student who would be working in the business department creating ads for the newspaper. The applicant should be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and be able to work Winter term as well as over the summer.

Submit resumes to

Freelance Design Opportunity with the Michigan History Project

December 8, 2014

The Michigan History Project is seeking a designer to design and layout a deluxe illustrated book about Michigan football.

Please submit your resume and link to portfolio via the contact information found on the website.

Deadline for submission is December 31, 2014

Compensation is negotiable

For contact please direct applicants to our web site,

Photographer/Videographer(s) Needed for Wedding

December 1, 2014

Melanie Hengesbaugh is looking for 1 to 2 photographer(s) and 1 to 2 videographer(s) for her wedding on July 31, 2015.

If interested, please send your resume and a link to your portfolio to Melanie by December 30th.

Compensation to be negotiated.

Opinion Cartoonist Wanted

December 1, 2014

The Michigan Daily Editorial Page is looking for cartoonists.  If you’re looking for a creative, graphic way to express your opinions on politics, University issues, campus life and more, then please apply to be a cartoonist for the Winter 2015 semester!

Cartoonists submit cartoons approximately once a week that can either coincide with the section’s editorials and columns or stand independently.

In order to apply, please follow these instructions. The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. on Friday, December 26.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the 2015 Editorial Page Editors, Derek Wolfe (dewolfe@umich) or Aarica Marsh ( We look forward to reviewing your applications!

Internship for Winter Term at 1701 Bespoke

October 23, 2014

Do you love fashion?  Do you love photography?

1701 Bespoke is looking for a fashion photography intern that will be able to come into our shop in Detroit, once or twice a week, take pictures of some of the new garments that are made, what we’re wearing, as well as some lifestyle/candid shots.

At the end of the semester, we will provide a budget for a photo shoot for the intern to direct as they see fit for a catalog-esque shoot.

To be considered for the position, please send your resume, a cover letter, and some portfolio shots to by January 1, 2015