Media Graphix offers you the opportunities needed to gain professional experience while earning a wage and making an impact on CMU and the community.

You don't have to be a graphic design major to work at MGX. We hire from all academic areas including advertising, public relations, journalism, media design and more.  

As a designer, you will:

  • Provide creative direction on projects for campus events, including IMPACT, Leadership Safari, Siblings Weekend, Fire Up Fridays and New Student Orientation. 
  • Impact CMU on a daily basis through admissions marketing materials, university social media channels and more. 
  • Collaborate and work across multiple creative disciplines, including photography, communication and marketing.
  • Have access to Central's photo archive and Getty Images during your time as an employee.
  • Have the potential to earn internship credit through an experience tailored to your program requirements. 
  • Create advertisements for publications associated with businesses such as the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Michigan Family Physician Quarterly, Detroit Urban League, and more.

  • Must be a full-time undergraduate student studying graphic design or a related degree.
  • Available to work 20 hours a week Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
  • Have flexibility to adjust your work schedule as needed.
  • Availability to work over the summer.
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator with some knowledge of After Effects.
  • Must be able to work in a fast pace environment and manage multiple projects, sometimes on a tight turnaround. 

Complete the below application form and email the following materials to  

  • Three portfolio samples: one print, one digital and one of your choosing. Please provide a brief explanation as to why you chose each piece.
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • FINAL fall and/or spring class schedule
  • Three references

 Designer Application