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(FALL 2023) Photographer (Local)

Start date: 09/25/2023(flexible)Duration: 14 Weeks
Unpaid Internship15 - 15 hrs/wk

10 days ago


The DC Spotlight Newspaper is searching for an intern in the role of photographer to work locally.

This is an unpaid position.


Must have a minimum of a high school diploma and pursuing a college degree.

Must be committed to the entire semester for the internship. Internships are five months in the Spring and Fall and three months during the summer. 

Must be proficient with a digital SLR, preferably with video.

Must be proficient with editing photos with Photo Shop

Must be a good writer with MS Word proficiency.

Must be proficient in using the internet and Google.

Must be available for 15 hour work weeks.

The ability to edit video preferred.

About DC Spotlight Newspaper

The DC Spotlight Newspaper is a Washington, DC newspaper covering news, politics, sports, entertainment, food, restaurants, events and more in the DC/Maryland/Virginia area. SAMPLE ARTICLES Homeless women in Washington, D.C. Olympic Gold Medalist Simone Biles with the Boys and Girls Club
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What happens after you send in your application?

DC Spotlight Newspaper is actively interviewing now. We asked DC Spotlight Newspaper what they would do if an applicant does not move forward in the hiring process, and this is what they said: “Only applicants we interview will receive a hire or rejection note.”

DC Spotlight Newspaper also indicates this role is likely to convert to full-time.

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  • Photography8%

  • Computer Science5%

  • Fine And Studio Arts5%

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Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Washington, DC | $5,379/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,303

  • Miscellaneous$983

  • Food$499

  • Utilities$302

  • Transportation$292


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