Photo/Video Intern

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Student Affairs
Student Activities


Internships in the Office of Student Activities are designed to provide both undergraduate and graduate students with hands on learning experiences that will help them develop valuable and transferable skills. Interns will work on a variety of projects designed to foster a new appreciation and understanding of the multitude of resources available to students at University Park. The Photo/Video Intern will: Shoot videos and take photos of student activities events and staff, edit photo files for use in social media, publications, and on the Student Activities website and social media, handling post production on footage to create high quality videos, generating marketing ideas targeting students and supporting related activities. The ideal candidate should have knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, especially photo and video editing software and be curious about activities related service leadership, student organizations and activities. Willingness to learn and comply with standards as set forth by the Americans with Disabilities Act. This is a 10 hour/week position for one academic year with the possibility of continuing for additional semesters. Successful candidates will be required to go through a background check process. Please complete the web application and attach a cover letter and resume. Your cover letter must address the following questions: 1.) Why are you interested in being a Student Activities Intern? What do you hope to gain from this experience? 2.) What qualifications/skills will you bring to this position? Please provide examples of how you would utilize these skills in the position(s) that interest you. 3.) Please describe a time when you worked in a team setting (student organization, class project, athletic team, etc.) and the role that you played on the team. 4.) What do you consider to be the biggest challenge in engaging students in meaningful out of class experiences and what ideas do you have to address this challenge?

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088