Photography Intern: The Illinois Office of Undergraduate Research is seeking a motivated and experienced undergraduate student photographer to assist with photographing students and research programs on campus. The photography intern will have the unique opportunity to help lead and shape the visual brand of our office. The photography intern will be expected to work, on average, 5 hours per week (workstation and required software will be provided). This is a paid internship at $12/hour. Federal Work Study designation is preferred.
- Curate a collection of high-quality photographs that showcase the breadth and depth of undergraduate research at the U of I.
- Assist OUR in identifying opportunities for capturing photography assets.
- Capture photos during OUR workshops, outreach presentations, and other research- and office-related events as needed.
- Must be available to capture photos during the 2020 Undergraduate Research Symposium (Must have open and flexible availability on April 30, 2020 - event goes from 8am – 5pm).
- Edit photos in Photoshop/Lightroom.
- Perform other related tasks as assigned.
Experience and Qualifications:
- Experience photographing events is preferred.
- High proficiency in organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrated photography and photo editing experience.
- Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite software (e.g., Photoshop and Lightroom).
- Student should be independent, communicative, and able to take initiative with good attention to detail.
- Reliable work ethic is necessary.
- Experience as an undergraduate researcher preferred, but not required.
- Federal Work Study designation is preferred, but not required.
Interested Applicants Must:
- Include a brief (<1 page) cover letter indicating interest and relevant experience. Your cover should indicate whether or not you are eligible for Federal Work-Study.
- Include a resume/CV.
- Provide examples (minimum of five pieces) of previous work, with a brief summation (i.e., what was piece was for and when it was taken).
- Provide contact information for two references who can speak to your skills, talents, and work ethic.
Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on August 23, 2019, to firstname.lastname@example.org; please put “undergraduate photography internship” in the subject line. Incomplete applications will be removed from consideration. Any questions should be addressed to the same email account, with the same subject line.