Photography Intern

Washington Redskins

Full Time
Washington Redskins
Ashburn, VA

Job Details

The Washington Redskins Photography Department offers summer, season-long and spring internships.  The internships are designed for either undergraduate or graduate students and are unpaid positions.  All candidates must be able to receive course-credit for the internship.  The intern will have the opportunity to learn about the responsibilities of a National Football League communications staff while working as a member of the department and assisting in its day-to-day functions. 

            Interns must be able to work extended hours including some nights and weekends.  A background in photography or digital media is strongly encouraged.  Candidates must possess strong written and oral communication skills.  The intern will be required to participate in a mandatory background check and drug testing at the beginning of the internship. 

 

Fall Internship Responsibilities (August - January)

  • Photographing practices, team events, games, as well as “behind-the-scenes” opportunities around the team facility and at the stadium.
  • Help with editing photos through Adobe Creative Cloud software and other similar programs.
  • Helping the team photographer with all photo shoot requests, including equipment needs and set up (lighting/backdrops/scenery, etc.)
  • Assisting with the management of team’s photo archive, including the sorting of all shots into the digital photo drive, as well as the scanning and cataloging of historical photos.
  • Working hand-in-hand with the public relations, digital media and marketing departments to fulfill any needs.

 

Intern Candidate Requirements:

·         Candidate MUST receive college credit in order to qualify for this internship – proof of credit letter from your College or University is required.

·         Polite, positive, self-starter who works well with others.

·         Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.

·         Strong photography skills.

·         Detail-oriented and organized.

·         Can work independently when given a task and have the focus to follow through & follow-up if problems arise.

·         Computer skills (Adobe Creative Cloud proficient).

·         Proactive in asking questions when needed.

·         Team player, humble enough to handle a variety of tasks; no job beneath them.

·         Ability to handle physical requirements of job including setting up equipment for events and other light to medium lifting.

·         Ability to interact with players, staff and the community in a professional manner.

·         Proven experience to appropriately work with and around confidential information is necessary.

 

Reports to: Team Photographer, Garrett Campbell and Senior Vice President of Communications, Tony Wyllie

 

If you wish to become a part of this dynamic, fast-paced organization and you meet the requirements listed above, please apply by submitting a cover letter and resume.

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