Career Opportunities

Mary Stratton workingPewabic Pottery is always accepting resumes for qualified individuals to work in our Fabrication, Museum Store, and Education departments. Resumes will be kept for 6 months from date of submission and will be reviewed throughout the year. If interested, check the website often and resubmit your qualifications regularly.

Submit Resume and Salary Requirements to: or fax to 313-822-6266



Part-time HR Manager, (16 – 24 hrs/week)

Position requires excellent interpersonal skills to work in creative, collaborative environment, college degree and 3 – 5 years of HR expertise – compensation, benefits, policy, and organization development/change management – ideally in administrator or manager capacity. Send resumes to Mary Davenport at

Gallery Associate, (Part-time, 10-18 hrs/week)

Part-time 10-18 hours per week. As a member of the Retail team, provide excellent customer service while handling the day to day operations of the Gallery store. High school degree required with some college preferred. 1-3 years retail experience necessary. Basic computer skills, cash register required. Art background helpful. Individual should possess excellent organizational skills with a focus on customer service. Ability to multi-task and prioritize changing priorities. Self motivated with attention to details. Use diplomacy and tact when interacting with Pottery staff Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to assisting customers with purchases. Maintaining gallery displays and shelving to present an orderly and professional appearance. Assisting visitors and supporting staff on special 

One (1) – three (3) shifts per week. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and weekend. Interested candidates may submit resume and salary requirements to or fax to 313-626-2113.

Pewabic Pottery Education Studio Intern Program

The Pewabic Pottery Education Studio Intern Program is geared towards college students, recent ceramics graduates, as well as ceramic artists who are interested in pursuing a career as a ceramic studio artist, teaching or furthering their ceramic education. Interns perform a wide variety of functions throughout the Education Studio in exchange for open-studio time. This is an opportunity for artists to join a supportive educational environment while building their resume with essential teaching and technical skills.

Internship positions are a minimum of 15 hours per week.  In exchange, interns will receive access to the ceramic studio, materials, and equipment during open studio hours.

Minimum requirements

Education: BFA preferred 
Special Skills: Knowledge of ceramic materials and processes is preferred, however, The Education Studio is willing to train individuals who are sufficiently motivated to learn. Wheel throwing experience is a plus.

Applicants must have good people skills, a desire to teach, and be able to function well in a classroom setting. This position requires Heavy Lifting.

Duties shall include but not be limited to:

  • Responsibility for processing artwork, loading and unloading kilns.
  • Class set up and clean up
  • General classroom assistance.
  • Making Clay, Glazes, Slips, and general materials maintenance.
  • Assisting Students, Teachers, The Mgr. of Education Programs and Studio Technician.  

To Apply:  Email resume, images of artwork, letter of intent, availability and two references to