The photo assistant will help instruct two to four students in using camera equipment, take
individual and group portraits and candid shots of the program, help edit and caption student
photos, and help the photo editor where needed. They will work alongside a professional
photojournalist, with opportunity to learn technique and style.
Handle a DSLR camera, lenses and lighting.
Shoot live action, portraits, news and feature photos.
Download and edit photos.
Write caption and credit information.
Manage the Mosaic photo library in Google and on a hard drive.
Have a California driver’s license and insurance.
Have a car in working order you can drive for Mosaic.
Participate in training for editorial assistants and in post-session evaluation
Drive students to interviews, photo shoots, accompanying them to events
Compile photos for the blog
June 12, Noon-3 p.m. — orientation
June 13-18, 8:45 a.m. - 5 p.m. — workshop
June 20-22 and 24, 8:45 a.m. - 5 p.m. — workshop
June 23, 8:45-7:30 p.m. — workshop and pizza party
Spartan Daily Newsroom, Dwight Bentel Hall, San Jose State University
Stipend: $1,200. We will reimburse mileage.
For information or to apply, please contact the Mosaic managing editor Sharon Noguchi, firstname.lastname@example.org