Career Opportunities

Full time, part time and internship postings are listed on Handshake - please log into your Handshake account and click on the “Design/Art” job function, or simply use the key words “art” or “design” to search for related jobs and internships. All other postings (freelance, calls for art, etc.) can be found below.

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

Student Employment and Work Study

Become a Fibers Studio Assistant!

November 7, 2019 • Student Employment and Work Study

Interested students should contact the fibers studio coordinator in their office (Room 1075) or via email:

Job description: Monitor weaving, sewing, and screen printing studios during after hours access times; clean and maintain facilities and equipment; assist faculty with class preparation and break-down; assist with student projects. Reports to studio coordinator.

Requirements: Must be enrolled in or have completed at least one course in fibers. Demonstrate passion and desire to advance knowledge in textile arts. Ability to work independently and problem solve; must be diligent and dependable. Work-Study Contract preferred.

Hours: Approximately 10 hours/week

Compensation: $11.50/hour

*Note: Students who are unsure if they qualify for work-study positions can check their financial aid info in Wolverine Access.

Event Planning Student Fellowship Winter/Spring 2020

November 1, 2019 • Student Employment and Work Study

The Center for Academic Innovation is offering a Winter 2020 Event Planning Student Fellowship opportunity, available to all University of Michigan undergraduate and graduate students. You can read more about the Center for Academic Innovation and its guiding principles by visiting out site and events by clicking here

We’re looking for an ambitious student who is team driven, detail-oriented, and reliable to help us plan and organize professional and interesting events for Academic Innovation.

Click here for full details

Student Graphic Designer Wanted

July 29, 2019 • Student Employment and 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.

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. Please note whether you are a work study student in your cover letter.

Position Description: Part-time Student Graphic Designer, Center on Finance, Law, and Policy (PDF)

Digital Fabrication Studio Monitors

July 22, 2019 • Student Employment and Work Study

Stamps Digital Fabrication Studio coordinator Mike Vitale is seeking to hire Digital Fabrication Studio Monitors for the 2019-2020 academic year (positions start in Fall 2019).

The Digital Fabrication Studio is located in rooms 1074, 1071, and 1070 of the Art & Architecture Building, and the coordinator’s office is in 1075D.

Summary of Responsibilities
The Digital Fabrication Studio Monitors have responsibilities divided between but not limited to the different machines listed below:

  • 3 Form2 SLA 3D printers
  • 2 Fusion3 FDM Printers
  • 1 Roland GX-400 Vinyl Cutter
  • 1 Roland MDX-540A 4-axis CNC Milling Machine
  • 1 Shopbot PRS Alpha 4’ x 8’ CNC Router with Rotary Axis
  • 1 PLS 6.75 Universal Laser Cutter (with rotary attachment)
  • 1 ILS 12.75 Universal Laser Cutter
  • 1 Barudan Embroidery Machine

Monitors will help students, instructors, and staff in using the machines within the Digital Fabrication Studio. Monitors should also spend some time practicing on the machines so they may be able to answer operational questions.

Tasks will include:

  • Assisting users with operation of the machines
  • Assisting users in setting up files for the machines
  • Run some machine operations
  • Diagnose issues with files
  • Other responsibilities as outlined by the Coordinator: examples include lifting boxes delivered to the space, cleaning machines, studio space, work tables, etc.
  • Must be attentive and avoid distraction while on duty to ensure user safety on machines!

Application Submission
Applications should be submitted to the Digital Fabrication Studio Coordinator Mike Vitale via email:

Download Full Position Information (PDF)

Internships with Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Gold Program

April 19, 2019 • Student Employment and Work Study

The Academy Gold Program is a multi-tiered educational and experiential initiative designed to enhance and extend an industry-wide diversity internship enhancement program under the Academy brand. The initiative affords top film entertainment, technology, production services and digital media companies an all-inclusive pass to recruit and educate a nationwide pool of diverse talent. The program offers interns exclusive access to Academy members, industry professionals, screenings, and educational workshops offering an inclusive industry networking experience.

Click here for more information

Jobs with Community Action Network

March 1, 2019 • Student Employment and Work Study

Community Action Network (CAN) partners with children, youth, and families from under-resourced Washtenaw County neighborhoods to create better futures for themselves and improve the communities in which they live.

CAN often has jobs available for current students and recent graduates.

Click here for details and to apply

Internships with Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD)

November 20, 2018 • Student Employment and Work Study

MOCAD has the following internships available:

Exhibitions Intern
Teen Council + Youth Programs Intern
Membership Intern
Special Events +Facility Rentals Intern
Grants + Foundation Relations Intern
Curatorial Team Internship

Click here for full details and to apply