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Student Communications Intern (Photo/video)

Type of Job:
Stuckeman School
Name of Firm:

Institute for CyberScience (ICS)

Job Location:

University Park, PA

The Institute for CyberScience (ICS) seeks a student communications intern for a photo‐ and video‐intensive position in Summer 2017. Key responsibilities include taking photos/creating short videos about Penn State researchers, to be used on the institute’s web site, in presentations and video press releases, and in an exhibit at a major national conference.
Other responsibilities may include outreach to ICS faculty to identify and acquire pre‐existing photo and video resources on the theme of cyberenabled research; creating video training materials for new users of the ICS Advanced CyberInfrastructure; organizing/inventorying ICS image collections; and participating in ICS events and programs as needed.
The ideal candidate is someone with demonstrated skills in photography, videography, and video editing who is actively interested in science, engineering, or high‐performance computing and able to research/learn about new topics prior to shooting. Experience with iMovie and Premiere Pro, Penn State’s One Button Studio, coursework or experience
in graphic design, and experience working with websites are desirable.
This is a paid internship for Summer 2017 with the strong possibility of renewal for Fall 2017; the intern must be available to work 20 hours/week in summer and
approximately 12 hours/week during the fall semester. The opportunity is open to both undergraduates and graduate students. The successful candidate will be dependable, flexible, and organized, with excellent interpersonal skills. Access to personal or Penn State video equipment preferred.
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and three appropriate video/photo samples. ICS supports Penn State researchers who use computational or data‐driven methods
across a range of disciplines. To learn more about working for ICS, please visit

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