Marketing Photography Internship


*No more applications for this position will be accepted at this time.

The Marketing Photography Internship is a unique experience for those with a passion and talent for photography to gain experience in a professional aquarium setting. With training and skill development, interns will work under direct supervision of our Digital Media Specialist and Marketing team photographing images both by assignment and as part of the project of their choice.

The Intern will have the opportunity to photograph animals, visitors, exhibits and plants as well as gain experience maintaining photo archives and photo releases. The Intern will also attend Aquarium events and assist the PR and Marketing team as needed.

The internship is for the 2015 winter term and will extend from the end of October through the end of January with a minimum of 12 consecutive weeks required. 

Applicants must commit to a minimum of 12 hours per week, primarily Monday- Friday within the Aquarium's operating hours. Some evening and weekend hours may be required. 

Application Prerequisites: 

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Junior or Senior status or recent graduate with a concentration in photography, fine arts or graphic arts
  • Proficiency with digital SLR cameras
  • Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs including but not limited to Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint
  • Familiarity with Adobe Premier Plus is preferred but not required
  • Videography experience is preferred
  • Past experience with aquarium or wildlife photography is preferred but not required

Additional Requirements:

Applicants must provide a portfolio fit application submission
Applicant must provide their own DSLR camera for the duration of the internship
Applicant must have access to Adobe Photoshop on a personal laptop
If an internship offer is made, a $30 registration fee must be submitted

Ready to apply? Find out how on the main internship page here.

Not sure if the deadline to apply has passed? Check on our Important Dates and Deadlines page here.

All internships are non-paid.