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Jobs & Student Opportunities

Full-time/Permanent Staff Positions

There are no positions open at this time.

Part-time/Temporary Staff Positions

There are no positions open at this time.

21st Century Artist Internships

Each year, UMS and SMTD choose 4 students to intern for 5-7 weeks between May and August with a professional dance, theater, or music ensemble that UMS plans to present during its upcoming season. UMS presents ensembles from all over the world, though many will be based in major metropolitan areas in the USA. Students:

  • Work with the University Musical Society.
  • Spend the summer with an artist or ensemble.
  • Earn $5,000 to support your summer internship.

Application Deadline: Friday, January 7, 2022 by 5 pm

Questions? Contact

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Student Opportunities

Current Openings

Artist Services Work-Study Position
Provide onsite support to the UMS Programming and Production team and guest artists for performances, rehearsals, and some educational and community engagement events. Activities include, but are not limited to, transporting artists and equipment between various locations; assisting with backstage set-up, hospitality, and take-down; and, on occasion, assisting with advancing presentations.

Please apply through the U-M Student Employment Portal and send all cover letters and resumes to Anne Grove at

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UMS Work-Study Opportunities

Work-study opportunities at UMS provide valuable experience in all areas of arts management, including backstage production, education, administration, customer service and ticketing, programming, development, and marketing.

Students who receive college work-study funding as part of their financial aid package are eligible for paid positions up to the amount of their work-study award.

General work-study opportunities (September-April) are posted on the Student Employment Office (SEO) Website and filled as needed.

If you would like to be notified when our positions are posted for the upcoming term, please fill out our interest form.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis as they are received until all positions have been filled.

Closed Positions — Not recruiting at this time

Development Work Study Position

Education Assistant

Marketing: Multi-media Work Study Position

Marketing: Graphic Design Work-Study/Intern

Patron Services Work-Study Position

Programming Work Study Position

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