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Three Current Photo Internship Opportunities

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Photo Intern Needed at Esquire Magazine

Job Description
Esquire Magazine seeks an intern for our photo department. The intern will work closely with the photo and art departments to gain vital magazine experience.

The position is for college credit only (no stipend provided) and can be part- or full-time (min. 2 days/week) depending on school schedule. Days and hours are negotiable.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:
•Assisting with photography research
•Calling in products for photo shoots
•Assisting with prop scouting for photo shoots
•Photo returns
•Sending issues out to contributors
•Administrative work (copies, faxing, filing, sending messengers)

Candidates must be enrolled in a photography program. Our ideal intern is organized, eager, has the ability to work in a very fast-paced environment with tight deadlines, and has a serious interest in magazines. We’ll teach you the rest!

Interested students should contact Deb Wenof at


Photographer Susan May Tell Seeks Assistant 

This is a position for an individual who is enthusiastic, resourceful, detail oriented, able to multi-task, reliable, and passionate about photography.

– Have excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
– Be very proficient with Photoshop.
– Have a high level of computer skills on the Mac platform.
– Be internet savvy.
– Be receiving college credit for their internship and provide a contact with their school.

– Have taken a darkroom course in B&W printing.

Plus factors include: experience with FileMaker Pro, Google Documents, creating PDFs, creating zip files, and printing with an Epson 2400 or similar.

Current Projects–Some of the projects on which the intern will assist the photographer include:
– organizing, cataloging and archiving original slides, negatives, digital files, and related documents.
– developing an exhibition from a new body of work on Appalachia and the Rust Belt, photographed with Tri-X film.
– producing events with influential gallerists, curators, collectors, critics and bloggers as the Fine Art Chair of the 1,000 member, New York chapter, of ASMP (American Society of Media Photographers).

Background Information: In addition to Susan May Tell’s current emphasis on Fine Art projects and exhibitions, she had a successful 25-year career as a photojournalist and editorial photographer. Her client list includes the New York Times, LIFE and TIME Magazines. She spent 4 years based in Cairo and 4 years in Paris, followed by 10 years as a staff photographer and photo editor for the New York Post.

Hours: Commitment of 8 (minimum) – 16 (maximum), based on the number of credits student is receiving for the internship. These can be scheduled between 9am – 5pm, 7 days/week. Some evening hours may be available but these are unpredictable and can only be scheduled on a week-to-week basis.

Location: Far West Village.

Honorarium: Lunch and public transportation.

Contact: Looking forward to hearing from qualified applicants. Please send a letter of interest, resumé (including a detailed list of computer programs and equipment you are proficient using), link to a portfolio/website, and at least two references with full contact information to: with “INTERN” in the subject line.


Intern for Rock Photographer and Photojournalist Allan Tannenbaum

Tannenbaum is looking for an intern to assist in his Tribeca studio and I would like to forward this opportunity onto your BFA students.

Responsibilities would include working in the archive, organizing negatives, contact sheets and work prints, scanning and basic digital correction, file management, packaging prints for shipment and the possibility of assisting Allan on reportage shoots.

I am currently producing a fine-art portfolio of Allan’s photographs covering the New York Punk Scene in the late 1970’s and interns will have the opportunity to assist on this and future fine-art projects.

Interns should be proficient in Photoshop and with scanning, with pro digital cameras and equipment– knowledge of digital printing a plus.

Interns will receive a daily stipend for lunch. Allan is looking for someone part-time, perhaps a few days or half-days per week. Schedule is flexible.

Potential interns can contact Jesse Blatt at 917 628 5990

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