Student Hourly- Photo/Video Intern

Position Overview

The University Career Center (UCC) is seeking an intern to work on a variety of photo and video projects in support of the UCC communications/educational technology team. This position provides an opportunity for hands-on, portfolio-building experience. The video intern must be a creative thinker who is highly organized with strong attention to detail.

Job Description

  • Plan, create, and edit multimedia content for the web and social media, including digital photography, video and multimedia, aimed at raising awareness of career resources at the University Career Center
  • Assist with the creation and editing of video content for educational, promotional, and entertainment purposes
  • Manage the UCC’s professional headshot program at various career events, including setup, photography, editing, and distributing photos
  • Perform photography assignments, as requested
  • Develop, produce, and post social media content
  • Assist with planning and promotion of career center related events
  • Participate in planning and execution of marketing strategy and materials
  • Help with administration and production of departmental events
  • Develop animation for videos, as needed
  • Assist the Communications Specialist and other interns, as needed

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications
  • Must be enrolled in the minimum of six credit hours at the University of Kansas during spring and fall semesters
  • Experience with planning, shooting, and editing video
  • Intermediate knowledge and skills with Premier Pro or similar video editing software
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as demonstrated by application materials
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Lightroom/Photoshop)
  • Previous experience with camera, sound, and lighting equipment

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience creating digital animation with After Effects or similar motion graphics software
  • Ability to work and complete projects independently while meeting strict deadlines
  • Self-starter who can take artistic direction and contribute ideas
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and focus on multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • A creative and innovative thinker with the ability to understand the role of social networking and create content in the appropriate voice for the organization
  • Knowledge of basic public relations and marketing principles

Additional Candidate Instructions

***To ensure full consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter expressing interest in this position, and links to photo samples and short video sample.

Contact Information to Applicants

Janki Desai
Communications Specialist
University Career Center

Advertised Salary Range

$11 per hour

Anticipated Start Date

Friday June 2, 2023

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  24906BR
  • Department:  Career & Experiential Learning
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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