Summer Multimedia Intern, Quanta Magazine

Employer
Simons Foundation
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
DOE
Posted
Dec 20, 2017
Closes
Jan 19, 2018
Specialty
Art, Photo, Research
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Internship

POSITION SUMMARY

Quanta Magazine is looking for a motivated multimedia intern for the summer of 2018. This is an outstanding opportunity for a beginning visual journalist to dive into fields like physics, mathematics, biology and computer science while developing digital editing and production skills. This is a visual/multimedia internship; those interested in writing should apply for our summer writing internship. This 32- to 40-hour-per-week, paid internship will take place between June and August at the magazine's New York City office.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting with research for the art department and podcast; contacting scientists, artists, photographers, writers and press officers to track down images, audio and possibly video.
  • Photo research: finding photos with the necessary Creative Commons licensing.
  • Editing images and videos
  • Assisting with graphics and interactive features as needed
  • Managing the general inbox
  • Performing any other duties or tasks as assigned or required



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Bachelor's degree



Experience

  • A background or strong interest in physics, mathematics, biology and computer science.
  • Photo research and knowledge of copyright restrictions
  • Photoshop for color correction, editing and preparing files for the web.
  • An interest in photography, video and other Adobe Creative Suite applications, such has Lightroom and Premiere Pro is a plus.



REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

  • Please submit a rsum, portfolio and cover letter describing your interest in this position.



THE SIMONS FOUNDATION'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

Many of the greatest ideas and discoveries come from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences, and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment. The Simons Foundation provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under federal, state and local law.

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