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The University of Michigan-Flint Department of Theatre and Dance seeks energetic, detail oriented work-study students for employment in the departments’ costume shop. The costume shop is responsible for building garments for the University’s five main stage productions in the field of drama, musical theatre and dance. Sewing experience is not required but helpful. Students must be interested in learning and be reliable.   For additional information, please contact Costume Studio Supervisor, Adam Dill, at Students with work-study funding are desirable.

Students will be working on actual shows and getting real, industry quality hands-on experience while being supervised by professionals. Experiences like these can be listed on a resume for future jobs and graduate school applications, and are considered an important part of what it means to be a successful theatre and/or dance major.

Required Qualifications*

Required: Students must be able to lift at least 25 pounds; additionally, this job requires applicants to climb both stairs and ladders. The costume shop is in production during business hours, night and weekend work is only available to students wishing to work backstage on wardrobe crews. Costume background via sewing experience or UM-Flint classroom experience is desired.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of three calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.