Resources for Photography Students
Photography students! We've done the work for you. These resources can help you figure out your next career move.
GET AHEAD OF THE GAME
Being in school doesn't mean you should wait to start your career. Whether it be a fashion photography internship, a commercial photography internship or an internship with an event photography agency you need to plan ahead. Kickstart your career by doing creative summer internships now.
WHICH INTERNSHIPS TO TARGET?
Studio Photography Internships
Editorial Photography Internships
Creative Direction Internships
Visual Merchandising Internships
Fashion Photography Internships
Wedding Photography Internships
Commercial Photography Internships
Photo Editing Internships
Event Photography Internships
Architectural Photography Internships
WHICH COMPANIES TO WORK FOR?
Fashion Magazines & Newspapers
Fashion Brands & Companies (In-House photographer)
LINKS TO CHECK OUT
CAREER / JOB BOARDS
Artstie - Job search engine featuring arts administration jobs in visual arts, film, photography
Creative Head - Job board for careers in the video game, animation, VFX, and photography industries
Backstage Jobs - Find and apply to over 5000 casting calls, auditions and roles on Backstage, the most trusted platform for actors and models.
Art Jobs - Comprehensive, up-to-date national listings of jobs, internships, fellowships and other employment opportunities in the arts. Contact Fine Arts Career Services for the username and password.
WEBSITES & TOOLS
Pentax User Magazine - The website of PentaxUser Magazine, brought to you by the publishes of e-Photozine
Photo Notes - Technical articles. Some excellent summaries of camera specs and the photography community
Format - An online photography magazine with resources
500px - A worldwide online photography network where over 15 million creatives discover and share incredible photos, gain global exposure, and get paid for their work
American Society of Media Photographers - is the premier trade association for the world's most respected photographers.
The American Society of Cinematographers - is a cultural, educational, and professional organization that is neither a labor union nor a guild
American Photographic Artists (APA) - offers outstanding benefits, educational programs and essential business resources to help photographers
Aperture Foundation - a not-for-profit foundation, connects the photo community with the most inspiring work, the sharpest ideas, and with each other
For Editorial Photographers - www.editorialphoto.com
For Emerging Photographers - www.starvedartists.com
Knowledge is power. Make sure you continue improving your understanding of the creative industries. Use these resources to further your career goals and access international photography opportunities.
- Alexa Scull, ArtBound Initiative Team
Join the ArtBound Initiative Program to have access to career coaching from industry advisors. Our program will identify a tailored, global internship based on your career goals. Become part of our professional network of creative professionals. More info about our global internship program at www.artboundinitiative.com.