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Opportunity Highlight

September 14, 2023

Career Development offers on-campus drop-in office hours on Mondays and Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Virtual office hours are Monday - Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Highlights include two Residencies, Calls for Art with F-O-K Studios, City of Burnsville and more, plus Artist Career Events, and a Freelance Role!



Calls for Art

National Public Art Opportunities

Residency: True/False Film Fest Residency

Residency: Lanesboro BIPOC Artist Residency Program

Call for Art: Guest Artists for St. Paul Art Crawl at F-O-K Studios

Call for Art: Placemaking RFP - City of Burnsville

Call for Art: Pre-qualified List of Public Artists @ The Heights

Call for Art: International Art Exhibit Celebrating Diversity with Embracing our Differences


Series Title: Career Events for Artists

Organization: Hennepin County Library and Springboard for the Arts

Event Title: Portfolio Kit for Artists

Date and time: Saturday, September 23, 2023, 1:00PM – 3:30PM

About: Your portfolio is the core of your promotional material. Focus on the essential elements: sharpening your artist statement, tailoring your artistic résumé, and selecting and formatting your work samples. Collaborator: Springboard for the Arts. This program is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

To Attend: Register for the Zoom event here.

Event Title: Marketing for Artists

Date and time: Saturday, September 30, 2023, 1:00PM – 3:30PM

About: Define your product, discover your target audience, make decisions about how you sell your work, and identify a budget and strategy for your artistic business.

To Attend: Register for the Zoom event here.


Job Title: Manufacturing Media and Photography

Pay: $20/hour

Organization: ELO Engineering

Scope: One time project, 40 hours, both remote and on-site, student needs to provide own software/equipment

About: ELO Manufacturing Media and Photography. We are migrating our website and would be looking for someone casually familiar with photography and video media for website applications - specifically in a manufacturing setting. We estimate 10-12 hours of research (websites in the industry, marketing-oriented), 10 hours of consultation, 20 hours of execution - on-site, taking videos of marketable processes -  laser, welding, other operations. And photos of a project gallery.

To Apply: To apply, email or call Bjorn Thompson at,, or 651-491-4104


Freelance Opportunities - Shared by MCAD Career Development

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