Students: DMC Now Hiring Ground Connections Fellows

image of the Fabrication Underground commercial-scale, large volume BigRep Studio 3D printer capable of build volumes up to 500 x 500 x 1,000 mm (19.7 x 19.7 x 39.4 in.)

The Digital Media Commons (DMC) in the James and Anne Duderstadt Center (DC) at the University of Michigan (U-M) is hiring students passionate about learning and teaching new skills in the fields of design, fabrication, and digital media production. Ground Connections Fellows work in a technology-rich, student-centered, collaborative environment. Full Job Posting at the Student Employment site: Posting 69538

Mosaic of 6 images showing spaces supported by Groundworks Fellows

Ground Connections Fellows support students and faculty members using many of the DMC’s core technologies. We are hiring now to fill positions for student fellowships with a multi-year structure of training:

  • During the first two full semesters of the Fellowship, you will be trained in the essential skills to support the following service locations: the Fabrication Underground, Groundworks Media Lab, the Duderstadt Gallery, the Multimedia Workrooms, the Personal Studio, and Design Labs (see detailed descriptions at the DC website).
  • In your third semester and beyond, you’ll pick an area of specialization to develop expertise based on your individual interests and goals.
  • Given the extensive training and the multi-year structure of the program, ideal candidates will be comfortable committing to working here for at least two years or four semesters.

Apply if you’d like to build skills to:

  • Produce audio, video and printed publications
  • Use 3D printers, 3D scanners, laser cutters and other maker-related equipment
  • Create animations and 3D models
  • Collaborate with peers from all disciplines
  • Promote and present events and student projects
  • Contribute to a student-driven community