Career Opportunities

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

Wedding Videographer Needed

June 19, 2018 • Freelance: Art and Design

Michigan alumna looking for a reliable videographer for a wedding October 7th, 2018 at The Stables in Whitehouse, OH (about one hour south of Ann Arbor).

Pending discussion, this will involve ceremony and possibly reception as well - key events.

Please submit a resume and link to your portfolio including what equipment you own or can access no later than August 1, 2018.

Compensation commensurate with experience.

Please contact Sheila Daniels -

Last Minute Internship with Jewel (Detroit)

June 18, 2018 • Internship, Part Time

Jewel is a fast growing e-commerce startup located in Downtown Detroit.

We are looking for a Digital Marketing / Graphic Design intern to join the team during Summer 2018. This internship will give an up and coming rock-star the chance to make a significant impact on our company’s brand and creative direction.  You’ll be involved with our social media strategy, brand voice, color palette, and brand positioning.

The Jewel internship provides mentoring and learning opportunities to help develop your skills and network with the local startup community. Ideal candidates will be highly independent, entrepreneurial, great communicators and very creative.

We’re specifically looking for talented students who have skills and experience in photography, fashion, video, drawing, social media and/or content creation. Analytical, social media, marketing, or experience with previous startups are a plus. 

Internship is part-time and compensated. We are open to remote working options.

Please send your resume and a link to your portfolio to

Retail Sales/Office Assistant for Rovin Ceramics

June 18, 2018 • Full Time

Rovin Ceramics is in need of a full-time Retail Sales/Office Assistant to enhance the team of our Operations Manager and Lead Retail Sales/Marketing assistant. We are looking for a friendly responsible individual who can work both independently and collaboratively. Top shelf customer service skills over the phone and in person are essential.

Duties include (but are not limited to):
• Being the first point of contact over the phone, in the retail store, and facilitating shipping requests for customers
• Providing assistance with online and retail store sales, to include weighing raw materials and educating our customers about clay products, tools and equipment
• Working one Saturday/month and one day/week until 6 p.m. (Thursday)
• Assisting with the development of workshops/demonstrations/associated ceramics
• Attending an occasional ceramic related conference/event

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Copywriter for Non Profit Website

June 15, 2018 • Freelance: Art and Design

Solopreneu and UMich student, Yvonne Brooks, has a startup nonprofit company and is seeking a freelance writer to help in the writing for the site.
The website’s theme is background information on a social innovation for the 21st Century.

If you interested in helping with this social innovation, please send an email to

Compensation to be negotiated.

Paper Engineer Needed

June 15, 2018 • Freelance: Art, Freelance: Art and Design, Freelance: Design

Amanda Uhle, of The Hawkins Project, is seeking a paper engineer to work on pop up books for children.  She is currently seeking prototypes for some unusual books.

Please email your resume and link to portfolio to Amanda

Pay is $25 an hour plus materials

New Internship Program at CAA

June 6, 2018 • Internship, Part Time

Starting in September 2018, the College Art Association (CAA) will begin a new internship program in its New York office for undergraduate and graduate students and recent graduates. Specifically, the program is designed for those who wish to gain experience and develop skills in the following areas:

Events and Conference Programming
Publications and Digital Publications
Marketing & Communications
Membership Development

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Spend Your Summer with Spry Ideas

June 6, 2018 • Internship, Part Time

If you’re a talented graphic design student looking for a paid internship in a fun, creative environment, we want you!

Based in Ann, Arbor, Spry Ideas is a marketing agency that needs your help designing and creating various print and web content for 20 hours per week. Experience with Adobe Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator is a must. Any Wordpress, html and css experience is a plus. Must like dogs (yes, we have one in the office). 

To apply: Please email a resume to also include a link to a portfolio by June 20th, 2018.

Request for Proposals: Sukkah x Detroit

June 4, 2018 • Contest

Sukkah x Detroit celebrates the Jewish harvest festival of Sukkot in Detroit’s Capitol Park through design, agriculture, and Jewish programming. Detroit, home to 1300 urban farms, is the only UNESCO City of Design in the United States. Sukkah x Detroit honors both.

The competition is open to all: architects, artists, makers, builders, design professionals, and others. No professional qualification is required. Design proposals can be developed individually or by teams (Max 4 team members). Winning teams will be connected with a licensed engineer for certification.

Winning teams will receive a $10,000 materials/construction budget and $5,000 design stipend. Submissions will be exhibited at the Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue and Eastern Market After Dark.

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Graphic Designer for The Center on Finance, Law and Policy

May 17, 2018 • Part Time, Work Study

The Center on Finance, Law, and Policy is seeking a part-time student graphic designer.

Students will work directly with the Center’s Assistant Executive Director to publicize Center programs and events by creating a wide variety of products. These include but are not limited to: posters, programs, social media images, flyers, brochures, reports, and donor communications

Requirements: Applicant must be a current University of Michigan student with exceptional design skills. . The candidate must be proficient in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines. The ideal candidate will be excited by the idea of translating complex concepts into accessible design through non-traditional media such as comics, animation, or video. Preference will be given to Stamps School of Art & Design applicants, those with extensive work experience in design and those with work-study in their financial aid packages.

Timing and Pay:  $10/hour. 8-15 hours/week. September – December, 2018. Ideally, this would extend to the winter semester.

To apply, please send a cover letter and a mini portfolio with at least three samples of your work to

(Please note: Do not submit applications via the Student Employment Office portal and note whether you are a work study student in your cover letter.)

Stamps Students Wanted!  Michigan Telefund

May 11, 2018 • Part Time

Want to earn $11+/hour while working a flexible schedule? Consider Michigan Telefund!

At Telefund, Michigan students call on our university alumni, parents, and friends to financially support one of the great universities in the world. We succeed because of our positive team environment, the strong professional development of our full time and student staff, and the continual pursuit of excellence that characterizes the University of Michigan.

We have provided students with part-time fundraising jobs and an introduction to philanthropy since 1992!

Click here to apply!

Enter the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition

April 27, 2018 • Call For Art

The call for entries for the 2019 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition will begin on May 28, 2018 (Memorial Day) and run through September 3, 2018 (Labor Day).

The competition is open to all professional artists age 18 and over who are living and working in the United States and its territories.

Each artist may enter one work. The work must have been completed on or after January 1, 2016. Artists are invited to interpret the concept of portraiture broadly.

Entries will be accepted in all visual arts media including but not restricted to painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, printmaking, textiles, video, performance, and digital or time-based media.

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Graphic Design Internship with HealthCare DME

March 19, 2018 • Internship

HealthCare DME is seeking a summer intern.

The selected intern will, under supervision, design and create various electronic and paper documents. Assist staff with managing and creating a portfolio of marketing materials, instruction manual catalog and technical drawings. Interns will also help with managing company’s web page.

To apply: Please email a resume to also include a link to a portfolio by June 30, 2018

This is an unpaid internship and, if qualified, the student may earn college credit.

Call for Art:  Williamston ArtFest

March 5, 2018 • Call For Art

The Williamston ArtFest is seeking artists for this year’s event on July 28, 2018.

Artists will participate in a day-long festival which includes music and dance in McCormick Park on the beautiful Red Cedar River, one block north of the downtown Williamston intersection. Additionally, there will be a children’s activity area, demonstrations and shady areas for just enjoying the atmosphere. Williamston’s McCormick Park has been redesigned to be handicapped accessible and boasts a band shell, blacktopped paths, rain garden, permanent ash wood sculptures and designated recreational areas. This festival attracts art patrons from all over Mid-Michigan.

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UMMA Navigator

February 12, 2018 • Part Time

Love Art? Love Working with People?

This is the job for you!

The UMMA Navigator will be the first point of contact to greet and welcome visitors to the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA). He/she will enthusiastically, and with a smile, provide a broad range of information about UMMA. This position functions as both a greeter to UMMA and a retail sales clerk in the UMMA Store and will be cross-trained to perform both activities.

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Spoonflower Emerging Designer Grant

November 20, 2017 • Fellowships

The Spoonflower Emerging Designer Grant was created to support undergraduate and graduate students in pursuit of textile and design degrees worldwide. Recipients selected on a monthly rolling basis will receive an award of Spoonflower credit to design their own digitally printed fabrics and wall media for use in shows and exhibitions.

The grant:

Allows students to create custom fabric and wall media for use in fashion shows or exhibitions.

Supports emerging student designers.

Boosts usage of digitally printed fabrics and wall media.

Increases awareness of the capabilities of digital printing.

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