Sports Photography Intern, Risley Sports Photography, Northampton, MA

ABOUT RISLEY SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHY (www.jtrsports.net):

Risley Sports Photography provides colleges, universities, and prep schools with images that capture the athleticism, determination, and passion of competitive team sports. In addition to photographing year-round for a select number of colleges and secondary schools, we have done assignment work for colleges and universities throughout the nation including the University of Massachusetts Amherst as well as institutions that are members of the major athletic conferences. Our small team has photographed numerous NCAA Championships, World Cup Alpine Skiing and other world championships. Additionally, we are contributing photographers to Inside Lacrosse Magazine and Lacrosse Magazine, the nation’s two major lacrosse publications. 

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION:

We are seeking a motivated and organized intern that is interested in gaining exposure to what it takes to run an arts/communication business.  This intern would accompany us and participate in photographing games and assist us with editing/processing these shoots. 

This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a working knowledge of sophisticated camera equipment, learn from seasoned sports photographers, practice photographing top level athletes, and further develop a networking base in the athletic photography community. 

PERIOD OF INTERNSHIP/EMPLOYMENT: Fall Semester

PAY TYPE:  Unpaid

OPPORTUNITY TYPE:   Intern

JOB STATUS:  Part-Time (4-8 hours week)

LOCATION:  Northampton, MA

APPLICATION DUE DATE: Rolling

REQUIRED DEGREE:  This internship is open to all levels and degrees; photography or visual art majors may be most interested.  Experience or exposure to competitive athletics at the high school or collegiate level a plus.   

CONTACT:  John Risley, john@jtrsports.net

HOW TO APPLY:  Submit a resume and short paragraph stating interest to john@jtrsports.net