Student Employment

This page is updated regularly. Bookmark this page and check back for new opportunities.
Scroll down for AAC Jobs, Community Jobs, Internships, and more.

AAC Student Job Opportunities

Opportunities for student employment at the AAC are listed below.
Keep in mind there are not enough positions for all interested students and employment may be subject to Federal Work-Study fund eligibility.
Please carefully review the job description and apply for the position(s) for which you are interested and qualified.
Please complete a separate application for each position.

* Fall 2021 Open Positions *

Media Services Assistant / Media Services
Supervisor: Sarah Keefe
Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30 – 3:30pm only (no weekend hours)
Description: Media Services is looking for a student who can efficiently check out equipment for students and take care of printing services and keep the the lab organized and clean.
Requirements: Experience with digital equipment ie DSLR cameras, laptops, printers; would be helpful. 

Apply: Media Services

Archives and File Clerk / Office Manager
Supervisor
: Wendy Taylor Reidy
Start Date: 9/7/2021
Hours
:
Tuesday 12pm – 2pm
Wednesday 2pm – 4pm
Thursday 10am – 12pm
Description: The archives located on the lower level is in need of updating. A complete inventory is needed along with condition reports of works in house.
Skills: Organizational and attention to detail is essential. Ability to work independently a must. art handling and/or  library collections/clerk experience helpful. Interview required.

Apply: MAIN OFFICE

Human Resources Assistant / Human Resources
Supervisor
: Linda Kollman
Start Date: 9/7/2021
Hours
: 6 hours per week between 10-2 M-Th preferably but can be Friday. At certain times of the year there is more work than at other times. Hours may vary.
Description: Mainly creating files for new hires and filing employee paperwork. Student worker needs to be detail oriented and organized.  Working with confidential materials so discretion is a must. Reliability is necessary. Interview required.

Apply: Human Resources

Clerical Worker / Business Office
Supervisor: Rose Emory
Start Date: Immediate
Hours: 2-3 hours per day for about a week to work between  11 am – 2 pm.
Description: Need a student to sort, organize and file documents for FY 20-21 and FY 21-22 and pack older documents in storage boxes. Organized and detailed oriented

Apply: Business Office

Studio Intern / Rebecca Nava
Supervisor
: Rebecca Nava
Start Date: 9/1/2021
Hours
:Flexible schedule within the following days/times: Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 9:00am-3pm. 12-15 hours/week.
Description: Studio Intern. This is a multi-faceted job that requires independence, attention to detail, a good level of organization. Weekly duties include mixed media painting prep, studio organization, light cleaning, artwork production (with training and demonstration),  assistance with digital art  support and marketing. Should be comfortable working hands on with a variety of mixed media. Basic Digital Art knowledge. Flexible, independent thinker and worker, good with the complexity of color mixing and achieving accurate color swatch matches.The studio is located in the northside neighborhood.

Apply: Studio Assistant

Photo Video Lab Monitor / Photo & Video Lab
Supervisor
: Emily Momohara
Start Date: 10/30/2021
Description: 
Photo / Video Monitors are responsible for general upkeep of the labs, student orientations, assisting students with basic tasks in the labs and other lab related work. This includes but is not limited to: mixing chemistry; aligning enlargers; minor studio maintenance; organizing labs; light cleaning; orientations for students in the lighting studio, sound booth and video editing suite; and posting announcements in the labs. Monitors and faculty are a team to keep the labs in order and working properly.

Monitors report directly to Emily Hanako Momohara and Loraine Wible. Monitors should work scheduled hours unless otherwise discussed with a supervisor. If a monitor needs to miss a shift, it needs to be traded with another monitor or approved of in advance. Monitors are given a check list of tasks to perform at each shift. Additionally, the dry erase board will be a communication tool between the monitors and supervisors to make sure all parts of the labs are running smoothly. Monitors will be trained on the checklist and any other necessary tasks. If the tasks are too great to be accomplished in a shift, clear communication with Emily is needed and additional hours can be approved. Good communication skills. Must have taken Ph201 and PH202.

Apply: Photo Lab

Clay & Plaster Studio Monitor / Clay & Plaster Studio
Supervisor
: Ian Hersko
Start Date: 08/23/2021
Hours: Flexible time schedule, at least 4 hours a week.
Description:
Help maintain cleanliness of studios and assist students as needed during available hours. Experience with mold-making and plaster.

Apply: Clay & Plaster Lab

Language Arts Studio Assistant / Language Arts Studio
Supervisor
: Emily Everhart
Start Date: 09/07/2021
Hours:4 – 10 hours per week; schedule to be determined
Description:
Multiple positions available. Student will catalog new books, spot check shelving order, communicate with faculty about course texts, deaccession books as necessary, maintain cleanliness of the Liberal Arts Studio, assist students in finding resources in person or remotely. Any experience with library catalogs is useful. Interview required.

Apply: LAS Studio

 

Community Job Board

Are you an employer with an open position or gig that you would like to advertise to AAC students? Complete this form to have your position posted on this site.

Floral Designer / Peter Gregory Florist
Peter Gregory Florist is a local upscale florist established in 1878. We are seeking a Professional Floral Designer!
The perfect team member will:
– Have floral design experience and be creative.
– Be highly motivated, outgoing, friendly and personable
– Be able to stand on your feet for 8 hours
– Able to lift 30 pounds
– Available Mon-Fri 8-5, Saturday 8-1
– Be computer literate
– Able to work as a team or individually
– Able to take direction, work quickly and prioritize workload
– Have a valid Driver’s License
Responsibilities:
– Produce floral designs in a timely manner
– Assist and greet customers, take orders accurately.
– Re-stock selling floor daily
– Maintain cleanliness of shop – Refrigerator, Design, Sales Area, Etc.
Please call Gregg or email resume with references and availability to GKnue@PeterGregoryFlorist.com.

Jewelry Artisan / Paris by Debra Moreland
Award winning bridal jewelry company, Paris by Debra Moreland, seeks entry-level artisan for jewelry & veil assembly in Northside.
Essential Functions Include: Wiring, Beading, Painting, Gluing, Sewing Qualifications: Detail oriented, Strong multi-tasking skills, Analytical thinking, Excellent communication Skills, Ability to work in fast pace environment, Ability to problem solve & take initiative, Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills, Sculpture or crafting experience preferred, Good hand-eye coordination. Paris by Debra Moreland offers paid vacation and personal days, as well as a creative, non-smoking work environment.  To apply please email your resume or work history to info@parisstyles.com or call at 513-542-8345.

Call to Artists / 1628
1628 Ltd. is accepting all mediums: painting/drawing, photography, mixed media, 3D works, etc. Experienced and emerging artists are encouraged to participate. We recommended that artwork be minimally 11” x 14” to be considered for this show. Deadline to submit is September 22nd. Final decision will be made by October 7th. Please submit to the following link: https://1628ltd.typeform.com/to/osapMgTI

Call to Artists / City of Cincinnati
The City of Cincinnati is looking for artists to design and build a mural honoring Martin Luther King Jr. The deadline for applicants is October 14th2021. You can apply here: https://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/MLK-Memorial. Learn more on the website.

Multiple Positions / Education At Work
Apply and learn more Here.
Students can earn tuition assistance, work an hourly wage around class schedules and receive the guidance and network to achieve success throughout their collegiate careers. Multiple placements available.

Mural Artist/ Artworks
Apply and learn more Here
. Artworks seeks artists for a mural project over at Newport on the Levy that will last about a month from 9/20 – 10/20/21. This will be a massive mural in partnership with St. Elizabeth honoring health care heroes.

Screen Printer / Originaltees
We are looking for an experienced manual screen-printing press operator that can work well independently. Additional auto screen printing or other industry specific experience is a bonus. We provide the ability to work independently for self-motivated individuals with high attention to detail and good communication. This position requires a highly motivated individual with ability to adapt to different project requirements, a great communicator and flexibility to work both individually and as part of a small team. This position requires a minimum of 1-year of professional screen-printing experience. At this time, we normally run a single shift. Standard business hours are 8:30am-5pm, M-F. Directions to Apply: To apply for this position, we request applicants send all information to us by email. For consideration, please include all information in a single email with the title Manual Screen Printer. Please tell us why you want to work at Originalitees, attach your Resume and send it to: info@originalitees.com
Salary: $15 – $17 an hour / Full-time, Part-time Number of hires for this role: 1-2

Videographer for Research Project / UC College of Engineering and Applied Science
Seeking videographer for several research projects including projects: profiling four women as they recall how their journey to even go into a STEM field, Following the journey of parents in black churches as they develop a STEM program at their church, and telling the story of students and faculty on STEM programs as they work to understand why so few students enter the fields. Contact Audrey Bertaux if interested: audrey.bertaux@artacademy.edu 

Multiple Part-Time Positions / Queen City Club
Queen City Club seeks multiple part-time positions including a photographer, website designer, and graphic designer. The photographer is needed to get new pictures of the club, event set ups, and other miscellaneous things so we can utilize them on the website, in our catering materials, and on social media. Web designer would be involved in revamping the website. There would be the initial design and then an opportunity for maintenance of the site as well, however, we are also capable of maintaining it if a student was only interested in designing it. Graphic designer would create a new catering book, as well as posters, fliers, and a newsletter template. If interested contract Sheelah Parker:  sheelah@queencityclub.com or 513-515-0787.

Freelance Logo Designer / Kesler Enterprises
Seeking logo designer for small local business offering culinary and home service merchandise. Contact Audrey Bertaux in the Office of Professional Development to learn more.

Teaching artists/instructors (all art forms) / The Carnegie
This is a contracted position. Hours will vary. Past contracted instructors have had hours that ranged from 2 hours per week up to 30 hour per week depending on availability. Currently, we are in need of instructors that are interested in teaching 18 or more hours a week during the day in one of our school programs. All of our programming provides participants with opportunities to explore the creative process. We work with all students (not just students that show an interest in the arts) and want them to strengthen their ability to create, to problem solve, to communicate, to persevere, and to feel pride. Interested applicants can send  their cover letter describing why they have an interest in the position and their resume/CV to apaasch@thecarnegie.com.
Candidates will be asked the following: Describe a project/lesson you would teach that would provide the students with an opportunity to make creative choices in your art form. Please include: Subject and Grade, Summary/description of project, Clear Learning Targets (What the students should walk away understanding in the end), How will the students perform or present their completed work?, What choices will the students have to make?, How long will this project take?

Multiple Opportunities / BB&T Arena
BB&T Arena is looking to hire the following positions: Guest Services Staff, Concessions Supervisor, Box Office Ticket Sellers, Bartender, Kitchen Prep Cook, Suite Event Attendant. Apply Here. 

Multiple Opportunities / Rookwood Pottery
Rookwood Pottery is looking to hire the following positions: Retail Sales Lead PT, Creative Graphic Designer, Studio Potter- Part Time, Studio Potter- FT, Production- Ceramic Tile Press Team Member. Visit the links for more info.

Check out Artswave’s job board and sign up to receive weekly emails with new employment opportunities for artists.


 

Internships

Students at the Art Academy have the opportunity to apply for a for-credit internship. Current internship opportunities are updated regularly below.

Graphic Design Intern / 1N5
This intern is an integral part of 1N5’s team. This internship is an excellent opportunity for a student with a focus in Graphic Design to gain work experience with a small, hands-on team. We’re looking for a driven, ambitious individual who wants to have a career in the design industry. Experience or knowledge with various design programs—Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut Prois a huge plus. More info and application form can be found HERE

Marketing Intern / Swisslog
Swisslog Americas is seeking a marketing intern for their location in Mason OH. Learn more HERE.

Studio Intern / Rebecca Nava
Supervisor
: Rebecca Nava
Start Date: 9/1/2021
Hours
:Flexible schedule within the following days/times: Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 9:00am-3pm. 12-15 hours/week.
Description: Studio Intern. This is a multi-faceted job that requires independence, attention to detail, a good level of organization. Weekly duties include mixed media painting prep, studio organization, light cleaning, artwork production (with training and demonstration),  assistance with digital art  support and marketing. Should be comfortable working hands on with a variety of mixed media. Basic Digital Art knowledge. Flexible, independent thinker and worker, good with the complexity of color mixing and achieving accurate color swatch matches.The studio is located in the northside neighborhood. Contact rebecca.nava@artacademy.edu if interested. Students may receive course credit.

Studio Intern – Photographer / Jan Wolf Studio
Supervisor
: Jan Wolf
Seeking an intern to provide product photography in my art and design studio in Walnut Hills. The projects can be taken with a phone and may include a short video for the ecommerce sites of Etsy and Houzz. The photos will require photo shopping done on a pc. The product photos then need to be posted on my personal sites. I will be responsible for  written entries. The intern needs to be able to take photos, remove backgrounds, photo shop, take videos and enter them. Student will gain experience in digital photography and posting work on ecommerce sites. Contact Audrey Bertaux audrey.bertaux@artacademy.edu if interested.

Design Intern /DisruptArt.io
DisruptArt is looking for interns to help us grow our social media presence as well as assist in the early stages of design and concept development of the DisruptArt platform.  Mandatory to have a passion for social justice and art. DisruptArt.io is a platform for artists, activists, and allies to build a more equitable and sustainable future. Every digital artwork available through DisruptArt is an authentic and truly unique digital creation, signed and issued by the creator/collector — made possible by blockchain technology.  If you care about expanding access and opportunities for artists and believe in the future of blockchain technology, we want you to apply and disrupt with us. Our focus areas include:Art and Activism, Art and Technology, Art and Equity
Skills:
Knowledge of Adobe creative cloud apps  
Basic Animation skills
Social media savvy (Tik Tok, Instagram, Youtube, Twitter and Discord)
Great writing and research skills (writing blogs and emails will be part of the job)
Additional Skills as a Plus:
Experience with creating non fungible tokens (NFTs) 
Basic WordPress skills
Understanding how to use Zapeir
Knows Mailchimp 
OBS Streaming Capabilities 
Lead Generation
Contact
rob@disruptionnowmedia.com in subject line put Intern
 
Social Media and Digital Content Intern / Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
AICUO is seeking a Social Media and Digital Content Intern. Please submit a resume and cover letter to employment@aicuo.edu.
The role will include gathering contentforthe Member of the Week program, managing a social media calendar, and researching higher education marketing and communicationtrends.This internship will offer the opportunity to gain valuable professional skills, network, and learn about non-profit higher education.The ideal candidate will possess strong writing, interpersonal, and communicative skills.
Responsibilities:• Handle the Member of the Week social media program• Manage institution social media contactslist •Create content from member institution press releases and mentions in the news and through research on notable alumni, institution anniversaries, and more •Research social media trends of higher education association and government relations organizations • Aid in reviewing social media posts for grammar, tags, hashtags, and links • Assist with miscellaneous office tasks and projects as needed
Structure:The internship will start as soon as possible and end on May 6, 2022.The intern will work in the office for two, four-hour shifts during the fall and spring semesters. Working remotely during summer and winter breaks is an option.
Qualifications: • A full-time undergraduate student at an AICUO member institution • An interest in social media and marketing • Experience with Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn •Knowledge of social media management platforms(Buffer, HootSuite) is a plus •Familiarity or willingness to learn programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Canva • Detail oriented and possessing the ability to work independently • Excellent writing and interpersonal skills • Ability to remain committed and dependable for duration of the internship
Pay/Academic Credit:This internship is eligible for pay and academic credit. The intern will also receive reimbursement for parking.
To Apply:Email resume and cover letter to Amanda Mlikan, Director of Communications and Office Management, employment@aicuo.edu.
 
Multiple Internships Available / Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Cincinnati Symphony is seeking interns in multiple areas. Learn more here.
 
Digital Marketing Internship / Friends of Music Hall

The Friends of Music Hall is seeking a student who has successfully taken Digital Marketing and Analytics classes for part-time position (30 hours per week for 6 weeks) to oversee and implement digital marketing for non-profit organization with a mission to promote and preserve Music Hall. This internship reports to the Executive Director.

Duties 
– Search Engine Optimization
– Google Ad Grant Build and Implementation 
– Google Analytics Reports
– Facebook/Twitter/Instagram Content Review and Critique
– Google Tag Manager Implementation
– Google Search Engine Marketing Strategy

– Any additional recommendations from student

Pay: $17 per hour
Deadline: July 2, 2021
Contact: Mindy Rosen, Executive Director, mrosen@friendsofmusichall.org 
 

 

Grants & Scholarships

 

Career Services

The Office of Professional Development assists students in planning their future beyond the AAC. Whether preparing for entry into a career or graduate school, students have access to resources such as:
– Resume building
– Cover letter critique
– Portfolio review
– Interview strategies & mock interviews

Additional Resources


Questions? Contact:
Audrey Bertaux, Associate Director of Professional Development
audrey.bertaux@artacademy.edu