Undergraduate Academic Affairs

October 21, 2013

UAA seeks digital media intern

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Update 11/18/13: This position has been filled.

Undergraduate Academic Affairs is looking for a digital media intern to help tell some stories of the amazing things that undergraduate students are doing. Are you a digital storyteller? Do you want to share stories of the undergraduate academic experience? Then we hope you take a look at the job description and consider applying. In addition to being a fun way to learn more about the UW, it’s a great opportunity to build your digital storytelling portfolio.


Digital Media Intern

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

University of Washington

  • Develop and produce multimedia projects for Undergraduate Academic Affairs.
  • Participate in developing and managing social media communications channels for UAA.
  • Research and recommend social media strategies.
  • Develop and maintain content for web pages within Undergraduate Academic Affairs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a UW student (undergraduate or graduate) with an interest in public relations, communications, digital media or related field.
  • Strong preference will be given to students who have experience in photography and video production and/or related coursework.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs.
  • Proficient in Adobe Premier or Apple Final Cut Pro.
  • Attention to detail, ability to work independently and multitask.
  • Outgoing, experienced in working with a range of people and situations.
  • Ability to lift and transport materials.
  • Available to work on events during evenings and on weekends when required.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Photography experience in a range of settings, including events and portraits.
  • Familiarity with PhotoShop.



  • 15-19.5 hours per week, flexible scheduling.
  • Position term: 2-3 quarters, beginning fall quarter 2013 or winter quarter 2014, depending on date of hire.


Salary:  $15.00/hour


Closing Date:  open until selected but preference given to applications received by 10/31/13.

Résumés, cover letters, and references may be mailed, sent electronically, or delivered directly to Kirsten Atik.


To apply, please submit:

  • Your résumé and a cover letter explaining your career interests, relevant coursework, and employment experience
  • A brief writing sample (news release, promotional materials, etc.)
  • Two references (including at least one academic reference)
  • 2-3 examples of your visual work. This could be photography, video, or both.


Kirsten Atik, Communications Director

220 Mary Gates Hall, Box 352800

University of Washington

Seattle, WA 98195-1242




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