Friday, October 26, 2018

Paid Photography Internship with AARP

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. 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
AARP's Photography team is seeking an organized and collaborative undergraduate intern to join their team during the 2018-2019 academic year. 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 goals for AARP’s success, join us for this exciting opportunity as an intern.

Responsibilities
Duties of our Photography Intern will include the following:
  • Assist in maintaining the photo library for AARP, organizing and performing metadata and photo archiving functions;
  • Provide photo research and assistance with photo shoot production;
  • Provide various administrative tasks, including managing magazine library, prop sales, and publication’s PDF distribution;
  • Perform photography functions based on skill level – still-lives, reportage, social.

Requirements
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. Our ideal candidate must be self-motivated, highly organized, resourceful and a strong collaborator. Photo-editing background and knowledge of photography and photographers are a plus for this internship.
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 on the AARP website 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
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