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Student Opportunities

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Seeking Two Students to Assist with Community Workshops

Interdisciplinary art and landscape architecture project, Grassland Interview, seeks two students to assist with community workshops for high-school aged youth. This position is funded by the NEA through Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission. The project is also supported by University Small Research Grant funds and an engagement incentive grant through the Center for Engagement and Community Development.

The position is 5-10 hours a week for 16 weeks, at an hourly rate of approximately $15/hour (gross, pre-tax). Work weeks will occur over a period starting Oct. 7, 2019 and ending March 27, 2020, with time off (non-work) during the months of December and January. Work weeks will cluster around workshop dates.
The successful applicant will:

  • Have an interest in native plants of the Flint Hills and prairie ecology
  • Be attentive to detail
  • Enjoy working with youth audiences in hands-on art-based learning
  • Be an advanced, full-time student in good standing for the 2019-2020 academic year
  • Able to travel to Kansas City, KS for two workshops: October 24 and October 25.
  • Able to travel to and downtown Manhattan, KS for two workshop dates in February (exact date to be determined).
Faculty collaborators Katie Kingery-Page (APDesign) and Erin Wiersma (Art) will supervise this position. Interested students should send an email containing a brief statement of interest including how they meet the criteria above to Katie Kingery-Page (kkp@ksu.edu) by October 7, 2019.


Painting/Drawing Tutor Needed for 11 Year Old

Dr. Bill Zhang is looking for a painting/drawing tutor for his 11 year old daughter. She is a beginner, but is highly interested in learning the craft. Please contact Dr. Zhang at 785-532-5964, or at his office in 2049 Seaton Hall.


Art Department Hiring Student Lab Monitors

The current position is a lab monitor position for the Art Department computer, print lab and documentation lab. (Accepting Work Study Eligible Students Only)

The ideal candidate(s) will have a basic knowledge of Mac computers as well as the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite in order to aid students who use the lab. Training on all equipment will be provided upon hiring.

Students work 8-12 hours/week depending on Work Study allotments and scheduling restrictions.

  • Enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours
  • Must be Work Study eligible.
  • Willingness to work weekends.

Please fill out an application, and return to 111 Willard, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, or email it to katelinr@ksu.edu. Thank you!


Computer Engineering Student looking Designer's Help on App Logo

Fellow student, Tony D. Kieffaber Sr., from computer engineering, is in the process of making his own apps for Android and Apple. He has a logo but would like something different as he is having a hard time creating what he envisioned. He is also looking to create a good color scheme. Payment is negotitable and will list design contributors within the apps as logo designer. Please contact him for more info on payment, logo details and needs, etc at tk777@ksu.edu.



Internship Opportunity_Gallery Coordinator

Jayme Minton at Meadowlark is reaching out to see if students from K-State Art Department are interested in an Internship Opportunity. At Meadowlark, we have several hundred pieces of art as well as two Art Galleries. Overtime, the pieces in our collection have been rearranged and have lost their cohesiveness. We are looking for a student who would be interested in updating our inventory and curating the collections across our campus.

We can offer very flexible hours and an opportunity for a stipend. I would happy to discuss the opportunity more and answer any questions!

2121 Meadowlark Rd – Manhattan, KS 66502