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Photography Internship
Date inactive: 5/31/2013

ORGANIZATION: Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism’s

CONTACT:  Kristen Conn, Director of Marketing & Public Relations

ADDRESS:  500 Glen Avenue Salisbury, MD 21804

PHONE:      410-548-4900
FAX:           410-548-4917

EMAIL:       kconn@wicomicocounty.org

COMPENSATION:  Unpaid Internship. We will be glad to provide any information, reports or
evaluations required for you to obtain college credit for this internship and/or  provide a letter
of recommendation for candidates that complete their assigned responsibilities professionally and successfully.

Utilize artistic and technical skills to create images for use in print and online marketing
collateral and to supplement Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism’s image library. This internship will consist of field and office work that is required to run a photography business such as editing, managing an image filing system and scheduling shoots.

Wicomico County reserves the right to use all photographs taken during this internship.

Responsibilities will include:

Take photos for department use including, but not limited to:

  • Recreation programs and special events
  • Parks
  • Civic Center shows and special events (receptions, corporate meetings, etc.
  • Tourism events and tourist attractions (for use in Visitor’s Guide, online, etc.)
  • Develop procedures for sorting, organizing and filing photos on the marketing department’s server.
  • Assist the marketing staff with photography during special events and peak program times.
  • Develop and manage a photo contest that is open to the public.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Current student or recent graduate at a college, institute or university in an art or
    photography program. Videography skills a plus, but not required.
  • Demonstrate interest in pursuing a degree in photography or related field. Emphasis in
    marketing or communications field a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and complete assigned tasks within identified timeframes.
  • Excellent computer skills including photo editing software (PhotoShop) and Microsoft Office.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Applicants must own a digital camera. Your own computer and photo editing software is
    useful, but not required.
  • A valid driver’s license and transportation.
  • Availability to work some nights and weekends.

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit the following:

  • Application
  • Resume
  • Cover letter describing your qualifications in relation to the responsibilities listed in
    the job description.
  • A CD or online portfolio showcasing your work.

Application instructions can be found online at http://www.wicomicorecandparks.org/about-us/volunteer-and-employment-opportunities.