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Student Photographer/Photo Editor
Paid Internship (2020-Ongoing)


Are you Instagram and YouTube obsessed? Do you have an interest in building your paid photography portfolio and developing your editorial production skills as a photo editor? Cantor Arts Center is hiring a student photographer with emerging skills and interest in videography. This paid internship reports to Cantor’s Creative and Editorial Manager, Heidi Campbell.


Job Description & Duties

Responsibilities may include the following:

  • shoot stills of installation spaces, artwork, portraits (of artists, staff, and visitors), and event and gallery candids for digital and print channels

  • capture and edit video content for social media (IGTV, YouTube)

  • identify and curate visually impactful user-generated content and photos for digital and print channels

  • brainstorm video content ideas with the larger Marketing Communications team



  • experience with shooting professional-quality photography

  • experience with editing with Lightroom and organizing photos on an online storage system such as Box

  • working knowledge or interest in videography and editing software such as Final Cut Pro

  • able to work independently and with a team

  • able to take initiative and communicate professionally

  • able to manage assignments from beginning to end and meet deadlines

  • provide own (DSLR or mirrorless) camera equipment

  • understanding of the Stanford experience, including student interest in the arts scene


Hours and Compensation

  • flexible hours: 5-10 per week (during the academic year, 20 for summer)

  • work is conducted as projects/assignments or at events

  • compensation starts at $16-18/hour DOE


To apply, please email Heidi Campbell (heidi.campbell@stanford.edu) with your portfolio and sample photos from (2) of the following categories:

  • An in-gallery shot involving visitor candids

  • A wide-angle architectural shot

  • Event photography (Extra points for a Cantor or Anderson event)

  • One experimental image for Cantor Arts Instagram account

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