summer Photography Intern will work as part of the Guthrie Theater
Communications department, taking, editing and archiving event
photography for our website and various print publications, as well as
shadowing our production photographer for each mainstage production. The
intern will learn about all aspects of photography in a professional
theater, by scheduling and attending all event and production photo
shoots. All interns can expect to interact with staff in various
departments throughout the theater, providing a better understanding of
the department’s role within the organization.
Intern will primarily be responsible for capturing, editing and
archiving event and special project photography. This intern will also
work with the Communications Manager, Multimedia Communications Intern
and Marketing Associate to develop content for the theater’s blog and
use in our social media efforts. Duties will include: coordinating photo
shoot schedules; taking and editing event photography; maintaining
photography archives; distributing photography. This intern will have
the opportunity to shadow our production photographers, but will not be
responsible for mainstage production photography.
candidate is interested in theater, event and journalistic photography,
and has a flair for visual composition. Experience with photography for
publication, either at a student newspaper or a professional
publication, is strongly preferred. Undergraduate/graduate students and
recent college graduates with a strong portfolio of work are encouraged
to apply (all majors are welcomed, though Photography, Art, Digital
Media and other related majors are preferred). Candidates are expected
to have access to personal photography equipment during their
internship. Please send a link to your portfolio of work samples to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail a non-returnable disc to Guthrie Theater, 818 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis, MN 5541, Attn: Intern Program.
spring photography internship will run from January – May, 2012. The
schedule is approximately 20 hours per week, including nights and
weekends, with exact schedule to be determined.
Applications will be accepted through December 30 and will be reviewed as they are received.