DEADLINES:
Spring: October 15
Summer: Not offering in summer of 2012
Fall: March 15

Department Description: As part of the Athletics Communications office we promote and celebrate the success of our student-athletes, our Department of Athletics and the university.  This area provides high quality photographic images of various aspects of JMU's intercollegiate athletic teams.

Practicum Description: Assist the Athletics Photographer with the following:

  • The day-to-day operations of the Athletics Photography office
  • Updating website as new images become available
  • Organizing photo assignments
  • General office work, including light typing, computer input, and answering office phone
  • Photographing various sporting events
  • Filing records of sporting events, and photographs
  • Complete special projects as assigned

Requirements:

  • Ability to maintain professionalism
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to follow through on assigned projects and proactively seek new projects/assignments
  • Flexible; ability to work in an ever-changing environment
  • Strong desire to work in athletics photography
  • Possess knowledge of Dreamweaver and Photoshop programs
  • Possess strong knowledge of photographic equipment

Contact - Cathy Kushner, Photography Supervisor (kushnecs@jmu.edu)