Photography Intern (Undergraduate)

3.9 AARP – Washington, DC 14 days ago
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Business Unit Description
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world’s largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.

Integrated Communications is a multimedia, service-focused communications operation that leads in shaping the impression of AARP by providing communications planning, support and execution for AARP’s strategic business units.

Summary Statement
AARP's Photography team is seeking an organized and collaborative undergraduate intern to join their team in summer, 2018. This position is informative, coordinative, persuasive, and involves some interactions with editors, at every level, designers, photographers. If you have an interest in visual arts and would like to be a part of this team to assist the photo department in achieving its gols for AARP’s success, join us for this opportunity.

Our successful candidate:

Must be able to multitask and work within set deadlines. This position requires knowledge of photographers and photographic styles, along with an eye for outstanding photography and strong visual, interpersonal, and negotiating skills. The Photo Intern reports to the Director of Photography. and will assist in tracking and processing contracts and invoices, assist in photo research and work within photo assignments budgets as prescribed by the Photo Director.

Duties of the intern will include and are not limited to the following:
  • Photo Research;
  • Photography, including: headshots, still life, reportage, social;
  • Assistance in building a photo library for AARP: metadata, photo archiving;
  • Administrative functions for the photo department, to include: organizing portfolios, filing and mailing.

Interns must be currently enrolled in a degreed program at an accredited college or university; maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0; and be considered rising undergraduate juniors or seniors.AARP also considers non-traditional interns who are looking to re-enter the workforce or change careers. This may include those who have previously graduated college and are now enrolled in a continuing education program.

To Apply for this Opportunity
  • Click APPLY to complete the online application and submit a current resume in response to this posting;
  • Attach a copy of your transcript detailing the number of accumulated credits and your current GPA (a minimum GPA of 3.0 is required);
  • Be prepared to submit two letters of recommendation; which can be from a college or university professor or a manager who is familiar with your work (please note that we cannot complete the hiring process without these references)
  • Be prepared to submit writing samples, if required for the position
Instructions for Uploading Your Documents
  • Attach your resume as part of the online application
  • Click the SUBMIT button at the end of the application
  • Select the MY ACTIVITIES
  • Select “Add Attachment” under the section labeled COVER LETTERS & ATTACHMENTS
  • Select the Attachment Type and list the Attachment Title
  • Select Upload your document
  • Select Save
  • If uploading multiple documents, repeat steps 5-8

Benefits Offered
Internships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for employee benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity
AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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