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On-Campus Employment

On-campus jobs are available in a number of departments throughout the MIAD community. They include: Galleries, Computer Labs, Library, Student Union, Dining Cafe, Maintenance, Residence Hall, Learning Resource Center, Reception Desk, Printmaking, Photography, 3-D, and Sculpture Labs, Career Services, Financial Aid, Admissions, Communications, Institutional Advancement, Student Services, Pre-College, and others. The demand for on-campus jobs is high. We cannot guarantee an on-campus job to all students who are seeking employment. We encourage students to be open with their options. Students who are willing to work in a variety of departments will have a better chance of securing an on-campus job. Students are allowed to work a maximum of 20 hours per week (total of all jobs on-campus) during the academic year.

On-Campus Job Postings
On-campus jobs are posted near the suite where Career Services is located –Suite 275. On-campus positions can also be found on CanvassCareers. Most on-campus positions require a standard on-campus student employment application. Applications are available in the Career Services office, with the direct supervisors, and on CanvassCareers. Apply and interview directly with the appropriate supervisor as indicated in the job postings. Contact Career Services with any questions.

Federal Work Study (FWS) Program
The Federal Work Study program provides need-based financial aid to students that allows them to earn money by working part-time on MIAD’s campus. When a student is eligible for FWS, his or her chances of being hired on-campus may increase. Questions regarding FWS eligibility should be directed to the Financial Aid office.

Timesheets
All on-campus employees clock-in hours through our on-line ADP payroll system. Your supervisor will train you on how to use the system.

Getting Paid
Paychecks are available on the 15th and 28th of every month from the Human Resources Office located in the R45 office suite on the River Level. Direct deposit of checks into a checking or savings account is available.

Questions
Contact: careerservices@miad.edu or Second Floor, 275

News

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Ordinary people doing extraordinary work: Growing Resistance

In the 50th anniversary year at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD), the college presents “Growing Resistance: Untold Stories of Milwaukee’s Community Guardians,” an exhibition in the Brooks Stevens Gallery running January 8 – March 2, 2024. Related programs include zine making, a book club, student-guided tours and a story circle with community partners.

Metalwork and molds: MIAD alum on Kohler Residency

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MIAD Values Recognition Award: Dale Shidler

Dale Shidler, Professor of Communication Design, received the January 2024 MIAD Values Recognition Award at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD). Dale’s nominations highlighted his embodiment of MIAD’s Core Values, especially Integrity, Kindness and Community.

MIAD students, alumni, faculty create work for ThriveOn King

Four Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design (MIAD) community members will contribute to the first floor of the new ThriveOn King community hub on North Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. They make up part of the 20 Milwaukee artists who will convey the history and heritage of Bronzeville in this collaborative space.