Student Employment

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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.

* Spring 2022 Open Positions *

 

Scholastics Team Member
Supervisor: Sam Halloway
Start Date: 2-18-2022
Hour Avaliability:This job is to work for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, it will be a one-day event and around 5.5-6 hours. This job will be on February 18, 2022 from 4:30pm-10:00pm.Schedule:• Event takes place from 5:30pm-9:00pm• Arrive at 4:45pm for provided dinner and instructions• Stay after the event to help clean up, probably until 9:45pm at the latest
Description:Each year the Office of Engagement (Community Education) solicits work studies and ambassadors to assist with the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards celebration. These duties include helping with the photo booth, greeting the public at the door, answering general questions, etc
Basic Tasks: • Help with the greeting booth at front dooro Check vaccine cards, provide masks, check COVID-19 testso Note: public is not allowed to enter without vaccine card or negative COVID-19 test results in the last 72 hours.• Help with photo-bootho Throw confetti, help photographer with general tasks• Keep packet, food, and key pin table stockedo Work at the bar providing water and soda’so Make sure small bites are stockedo Keep packet/key pins stocked on table• Go around event and answer general questions, make sure guests are happy, etc.• Provide exhibition tours if needed• Help with open mic readings in commons• Generally help Sam (coordinator) with any tasksPlease note that we want workers to wear AAC attire. You will be provided a pin that identifies you as a volunteer.

 

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Facilities Assistant
Supervisor: Rick Wolhoy
Start Date: 1/18/2022
Hours: Availability: Monday-Friday 7am-3pm
Hours needed per week: 10-15
Description:Assistance with upkeep of building
-cleaning, painting, sweeping, stocking supplies, etc
Requirements:-To be able to lift up to 35 pounds
-General understanding of cleaning procedures
-Must be able to follow instructions
-Cleaning or janitorial skills
-Building maintenance skills
-Motivated to keep building clean and orderly
-Attention to detail

Apply: Facilities

Adjunct Office Assistant
Supervisor: Ian Hersko
Start Date: 1/17/2022
Hours: Availability:Student must be available to meet once a week and work approx 4 hours a week.
Description:Adjunct Office Assistant will assist the Adjunct Faculty Liaison, Ian Hersko, in conducting research, gathering information, and writing an Adjunct Faculty Resource Guide.
Requirements:-Student must be:
-proficient in Microsoft Office
-capable of independent research
-detail oriented
-able to communicate via email in a professional mannerand orderly
-Attention to detail

Apply: Adjunct Office

AAC Intern/ Duct Tape Studio
Supervisor: Jake Brinkmann
Start Date: TBD
Hours: Tuesdays/Thursdays 8:30AM – 11:20AM + Additional
Description: Interns will be trained to assist in this studio. A 3D studio that concentrates on creating larger than life duck tape sculptures while integrating the students’ own art practices using duct tape as the prime medium. This course involves hands on experience from first design sketching to final sculpture installation while building an interdisciplinary creative environment within which to explore art. From beginning concepts to mobile instillation, this course is designed to test the limits of creative development. Students will be tasked with creating a larger than life duct tape sculpture centered around a theme for the annual Avon Heritage Duck Tape Festival. Skills and subjects the students will investigate:

  • Communication
  • Proposal applications
  • Structural building methods
  • Weight distribution
  • Transportation Logistics
  • Outdoor installation techniques
  • Problem solving and teamwork

By mastering various techniques of creating, students will be given the foundation needed to realize an idea. Our material of choice is duct tape. Working within a thematic approach to the festival, students will individually or collaboratively develop projects utilizing the material in any number of ways. This course will stress the importance of developing an individual piece or collective set of works in preparation for a culminating exhibition.

APPLY: DUCT TAPE STUDIO

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

 

Internships

Marketing Internship/Cincinnnati Music Accelerator
A Marketing Intern assists Cincinnati Music Accelerator in their promotional efforts. Their main duties include building social media campaigns, preparing promotional materials and presentations. See full posting

Marketing and Communications Intern / Artswave
The Marketing & Engagement team has a paid internship opportunity (up to 20 hours a week) for an individual to help now through end of May in preparation and during the 2022 ArtsWave Campaign. The individual will work on various marketing projects, including donor benefits support, social media postings, campaign communications and events. See full posting for more details. To Apply : Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume in one document to Kathy DeBrosse, Vice President of Marketing and Engagement at kathy.debrosse@artswave.org.  Subject Line: Marketing and Communications Intern. No calls, please. 

Rainbow Gallery Internship / Rainbow Gallery
Rainbow is a gallery and project space located in Northside that prioritizes the creativity of queer and trans artists. Our goal is to exhibit thought provoking work by emerging artists and host community events that celebrate queer joy. The ideal applicant is interested in community building and is comfortable amongst diverse populations. It is crucial that the student be comfortable self-governing in a D.I.Y. environment while maintaining integrity and commitment to Rainbow’s mission. The selected student will have the opportunity to curate their own exhibition or event with guidance at the end of their internship. Duties include: Preparation of gallery space, Maintaining cleanliness of the gallery, Installation of artwork, Dismantling exhibitions, Packing artwork to be shipped, Greeting visitors and talking to them about the artwork Support for exhibits, opening receptions, special events, Other duties as assigned. Hours: Approx 6 hours a week with consistent availability on Saturdays from 2pm-6pm. Occasionally, other days may be requested to assist with other duties. Interns are encouraged to help with installations, gallery receptions, and special events.
Contact: Ian Hersko (he/him) ianhersko@gmail.com ian.hersko@artacademy.edu @rainbow_cincinnati

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.


 

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.

Administrative Intern / ADC Fine Art
Art Design Consultants seeks an intern to assist with day to day office tasks and website maintenance. If interested contact Audrey Bertaux (audrey.bertaux@artacademy.edu)>.
 
Studio Intern / ADC Fine Art
Art Design Consultants seeks an intern to assist an in house artist with their paintings on metal. If interested contact Audrey Bertaux (audrey.bertaux@artacademy.edu)>
 
Resource Artist / University Tees
Overview

We created the Resource Artist with the sole purpose of providing our customers with the best creative work in the apparel industry. This role is highly flexible and often seasonal based on our busiest seasons. Resource Artists are a group of talented freelancers living around the globe who specialize in creative design using the elements of typography and layout. All other responsibilities are limited in order that the focus is on creating killer designs as requested by UTees customers.
Who are you?
The ideal Resource Artist is an efficient and organized individual that is highly creative and possesses a laser-like precision and attention to detail. In addition, you must…
Be willing to learn and understand new techniques and processes
Have a basic knowledge of production for screenprinting for apparel
 Be proficient with Adobe Illustrator® and Adobe Photoshop®
Be able to work collaboratively and cooperatively with the team members
Be an organized, systematic thinker
Be process driven and always on the lookout for new ways to improve accuracies and efficiencies.
Be able to identify and communicate team issues as soon as they arise
Be able to manage multiple projects at one time
Be capable of simultaneously focusing on big picture goals, as well as working on the details
Be able to take direction productivel
Understand and respect company brand standards and existing company strategy
Maintain professionalism regardless of casual office atmosphere
Have a willingness to learn, grow and develop

Roles & Responsibilities
Create requested apparel art
Complete art requests and revisions based on appropriate Art Tier
Create original apparel art
Provide the Best Custom Apparel Experience
Hourly Rate
Pay per project is based on design type and complexity. Range generally spans $10.00-$65.00 per project.
If interested, please contact Joe Musgrave at: jmusgrave@utees.com

 

Contractor / University Tees

Overview
During our busiest times of the year (Aug to Nov & Feb
to Apr) we are creating a CRAZY amount of artwork! The nature of our business creates peaks and valleys, and we need a rock-star team to help us through these times. We offer 24 hour turnaround on all Original Tier artwork with unlimited revisions. That can sound crazy to some, but it’s a service NO ONE else in the industry provides. We also provide incredible customer service, so knowledge of screen printing, embroidery, and apparel options are key. We are also highly focused on creating designs that are approved by our licensing companies (Greek and Collegiate). Our Contractors create original and requested, artwork for use on a variety of apparel and promotional products. They must possess a strong technical knowledge specific to the art of screenprinting, in addition to communication, collaboration, and creative problem- solving. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite is required, specifically Adobe Illustrator®.
Who are you?
The ideal contractor is an efficient and organized individual that is highly creative and possesses a laser-like precision and attention to detail. In addition, you must…
Be willing to learn and understand new techniques and processes
Have a basic knowledge of production for screenprinting for apparel
 Be proficient with Adobe Illustrator® and Adobe Photoshop®
Be able to work collaboratively and cooperatively with the team members
Be an organized, systematic thinker
Be process driven and always on the lookout for new ways to improve accuracies and efficiencies.
Be able to identify and communicate team issues as soon as they arise
Be able to manage multiple projects at one time
Be capable of simultaneously focusing on big picture goals, as well as working on the details
Be able to take direction productivel
Understand and respect company brand standards and existing company strategy
Maintain professionalism regardless of casual office atmosphere
Have a willingness to learn, grow and develop

Roles & Responsibilities
Complete art requests and revisions based on appropriate Art Tier
Basic understanding of Greek and Collegiate licensing and screenprint processes
Maintain 90% or better art accuracy
Provide the Best Custom Apparel Experience
Hourly Rate
Starting rate: $13.00/hr Max rate is: $15.50/hr
Note: Rates increase by $0.50 each semester as long as the artist remains in good standing through excellent performance in accuracy, efficiency, and quality.
If interested, please contact Joe Musgrave at: jmusgrave@utees.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.

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.

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.

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

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?

 

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Grants & Scholarships

True Eye Experts Scholarship

AWARDS
$1,000
DEADLINE
TBD
How to Apply?
 Fill out jot form on their website
Eligibility:
Students are encouraged to apply, regardless of major, academic standing (GPA) or socioeconomic status.

  • Open to any college or university in the United States.
  • There is no gender or demographic requirement for this scholarship.
  • Eligible applicants must be U.S. residents currently registered at a U.S.-based college or university for the Fall of 2022.

 

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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