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Photojournalism Summer 2023 Intern

U.S. News & World Report is a multifaceted digital media company dedicated to helping citizens, consumers, business leaders and policy officials make important decisions in their lives. We publish independent reporting, rankings, data journalism and advice that has earned the trust of our readers and users for nearly 90 years. Our platforms on include Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars, News and 360 Reviews.
We reach more than 40 million people monthly during moments when they are most in need of expert advice and motivated to act on that advice directly on our platforms. Our signature franchises include our “Best” series of consumer guides on colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, diets, cars, financial services and more. These guides provide an easy-to-digest list for consumers to better understand and compare when making their decisions. We continue to publish annual guides of the authoritative Best Colleges and Best Hospitals rankings on our website and in print. And our U.S. News Live flagship conferences highlight important national conversations including Healthcare of Tomorrow and Healthiest Communities.
We believe in having a broad range of talent and backgrounds at U.S. News. We strive to maintain a welcoming workplace where everyone is given an opportunity to succeed and contribute to their fullest. Learn more about our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative.
Your role in helping us shape the future:
The award-winning photography department at U.S. News & World Report is seeking a photojournalism student or recent graduate with a strong photography background for a summer internship. The fully remote position will focus on creative approaches to image selection and sequencing for News articles with potential assignments for original photography.
Are you up to the challenge?
1. Assist senior photo editors with research for daily news stories, special reports, photo galleries, and featured articles
2. Edit wire feeds from AP and Getty Images to art day-to-day news stories
3. Assist with production for online photo galleries
4. Pitch and execute original photography/photo essays and related reporting and research
5. Organize archival images using digital asset management systems

Minimum Qualifications:
Eligible candidates must be one of the following:
  • Part-time or full-time students who have completed 48+ credit hours (rising juniors/seniors and graduate students) and are enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited college or university
  • Part-time or full-time photography students enrolled in a graduate program at an accredited college or university
  • A recent graduate from one of the above mentioned programs
A strong eye for news or documentary photography as demonstrated by portfolio, tear sheets, or past projects. Please include links to examples of online work with your resume and cover letter
Extensive knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, photo editing software like Photo Mechanic or Adobe Bridge, Google Docs and MAC based platforms
Working knowledge of color theory and digital imaging
Ability to exercise sound judgment, professionalism and maturity in the workplace
Strong communication and organization skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • The ideal candidate is a photojournalism major, or photography major with experience in documentary or news photography
  • Confident in pitching and executing original photo essays
  • A strong interest in political, domestic, and international news
  • The ability to work on deadline in a journalistic environment
Summer Intern Program Description:
  • 10 weeks; ideally, starting on Monday, June 5, 2023 through Friday, August 11, 2023.
  • We expect interns to work 37.5 hours/week, Monday- Friday
  • Internship pays $16.10 an hour.
What it’s like to work with us:
Talent is our best asset!
We invest in people with passion and potential who understand U.S. News’ dedication to our consumers.
  • Entrepreneurial, mission-driven culture with core values of quality and integrity
  • Focus on fostering personal and professional growth
  • Collaborative Work Environment ~ Fun, diverse, inclusive and ambitious co-workers
Other Job Info:
  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.
  • U.S. News & World Report strongly encourages all employees to be fully vaccinated (including boosters).
  • Please submit a resume and cover letter with links to an online portfolio for consideration.

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