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Northern Centre of Photography Graduate Intern

Graduate Internship Scheme

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £21,030 per annum pro rata
Fixed Term
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Friday 30 June 2023
Reference:  UNIJC526

The Organisation:

The Northern Centre of Photography is home to our highly-regarded photography provision at the University of Sunderland.

In this role, you will support student engagement with facilities and create content for social platforms. You will work directly with our North East Photography Network (NEPN) co-ordinator.

The NEPN was established by the University in 2009 to develop photographic practice in the region.

Main Purpose of Role:

•             Support students in the Northern Centre of Photography

•             Support demonstration of photography equipment, software and production techniques to students

•             Support the activity of the North East Photography Network

•             Support specialist technicians with administrative duties

•             Create content for faculty social media platforms and managing channels in line with faculty strategy

•             Create content for recruitment presentations and course web pages

•             Support faculty recruitment activity through school and college visits, open days and other activity which may include flexibility in working patterns

•             Liaise regularly with academic teams to provide support to curriculum

Special Circumstances:

Applicants must already have the legal right to work in the UK for the length of the contract.

Qualifications and Professional Memberships:


•             A degree level qualification obtained in Photography or a related subject from the University of Sunderland

Key Knowledge and Expertise:

  • Knowledge of photography equipment, production techniques and editing software
  • Understanding of social media platforms


  • Independent practice in photographic and lens-based work


  • Ability to work with Adobe Photoshop, Premiere and Lightroom
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both a written and verbal format
  • Ability to listen and interpret information
  • Ability to resolve problems and provide solutions
  • Ability to work within a team environment and also work independently
  • Ability to use a wide variety of IT packages including Microsoft Teams, Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point


  • Ability to work with Adobe InDesign
  • Knowledge of Capture One

To Apply:

Early application is encouraged

Please Note: Interviews will be week commencing 10th July 2023.

Start Date: Early September 2023

This post is only available to University of Sunderland Graduates.

Please submit a comprehensive CV and Covering Letter within one document, ensuring to include the reference number via

Please ensure you give a detailed account of your skills and experience and how you meet the stated criteria of the position.

If you have any questions, please direct them to

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