Backup Photography/Videography Intern

Backup Photography & Videography Intern

Job Summary

The backup photographer/videographer will work on an on-call basis, assisting in documenting our events via photography and videographer.  This position will fill in whenever the primary videographer and/or photographer are not available Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • When, asked, attend our events to take pictures and/or video
  • Edit digital images and/or video when appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned

 All student employees are required to:

  • Attend mandatory Student Leadership Orientation Retreat the first weekend after fall classes begin.
  • Work at the annual Summit on March 6 & 7, 2019.



  • Must be a current IU Bloomington student
  • Strong photography skills are essential, including technical (lighting, depth-of-field, etc.) and artistic composition skills. Must be able to capture creative and compelling images of people and scenes
  • A proficiency in video/video-editing
  • Knowledge of Lightroom, Photoshop or similar photography software
  • Ability to professionally interact with IU administrators, faculty, staff, students, and alumni 
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Flexible schedule/ability to attend and record multiple events throughout the year
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and to deadlines


  • Owns or has access to photography and videography equipment, including camera, lights, light meters, tripod, specialty lenses, etc.

Schedule and Pay

Work Schedule

On-call basis; Actual number of hours and days worked each week will vary, depending on our event schedule and marketing needs. Could be as few as 3 or as much as 15 hours/week.

Application Instructions

Send a cover letter, resume, and a link to either your online portfolio or other samples of your work to us at

Please put the name of the position for which you are applying in the subject line.

Selection will remain open until the position is filled.