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Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 09/27/2017
Working Title Photographer/Videographer
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Other
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The Pitt News is currently seeking students to work as photographers and videographers for the print edition and website of the newspaper.

Job Requirements

This position is open only to registered students at the University of Pittsburgh’s main campus. Some experience is preferred but not necessary Photographers with experience should provide a portfolio of their work upon interview. A photographer or videographer will receive assignments from student editors and must turn in those assignments on deadline. Editors will train all photographers and videographers and guide them through their work process. The time of work will vary from day to day depending upon the student’s availability and the news events that the editors choose to report.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate Paid per photo used
Anticipated Number of Openings Multiple
Anticipated Hours per Week various
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Depends on the student’s schedule and assignments

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location 434 WPU & various photo shoots
Posting Number S-05639-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a currently registered student taking at least 6 credits?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document
  4. Media Sample