Internship Application

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Project Statement Link

Internship Description

Documentary photographer, Rick Albertson, is seeking a photography or journalism student intern to assist with a personal project photographing families and recording oral histories in Santa Rosalia, Baja Sur, Mexico. The internship will be filled prior to September 15, 2019.

Schedule October 15 - November 15, 2019

  • mornings: print/mat/display photos, transcription of family oral histories

  • early afternoons: individual portraits at abandoned mine

  • late afternoons: portrait sessions/recording oral histories at Casa de la Cultura

   General Duties

  • assist where/when needed

  • equipment grip

  • lighting set-up, tear-down

  • document family names, contact information

  • instruct families

  • audio record brief family histories

  • print/mat/display photos

  • translator: as needed on-site, during transportation

  • transcription of brief family oral histories

  • optional: post-production on book, exhibitions

Requirements

  • intermediate digital photography skills

  • intermediate Photoshop skills (Mac)

  • fluent spoken/written Spanish

  • good social skills, pleasant personality

  • neat appearance, no harsh language

  • ambitious, self-starter, reliable, on-time

  • willing to take instruction, can-do attitude

  • international medical/evacuation insurance

  • passport

  • no drugs, limited drinking, no smoking

  • no felony convictions

Compensation - Unpaid

Paid Expenses

  • shared hotel room

  • airfare LAX-LTO-LAX

  • transportation LTO-Santa Rosalia-LTO

  • daily transportation hotel to town center

  • nternational medical/evacuation insurance

  • daily breakfasts and lunches

Unpaid Expenses

  • transportation to and from LAX

  • daily dinners

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