Internship - Photographer (The Chautauquan Daily)/Seasonal Employment Job at Chautauqua Institution, New York, NY

  • Chautauqua Institution
  • New York, NY

Job Description

The Chautauquan Daily, or the Daily, is the official newspaper of Chautauqua Institution. It is a community newspaper distributed six days a week to subscribers by carrier and via USPS during the nine-week summer assembly season.The Daily is a 10-to-32-page broadsheet newspaper that is written, designed, and edited at Chautauqua Institution and sent to an off-site printer. The newsroom staff is multigenerational, including talented interns from universities, professional journalists, and the community members. About Your Stipend The stipend for this position is $3,250 for the summer season, June to August. Also included is a traditional Chautauqua gate pass, parking pass, and accommodations. Photography interns will also receive one final check during the internship year, in the amount equal to one-half of the proceeds from online sales of their photos through December 31. About Your Learning Experience Using access to all aspects of the Chautauqua community, will be challenged by a range of assignments, including lectures (some well-known speakers ranging from senators to astronauts), evening performances (some Grammy- and Tony-winning entertainers), operas and plays, shots requested by reporters, portraiture, feature hunting and photo essays. Photographers are also required to pursue at least one comprehensive project that deeply explores and shares the story of an aspect of the Chautauqua community. About the Referral Program Chautauqua Institution’s Referral Bonus Program is a talent solution to recruit, develop, and retain a diverse workforce that encompasses all the skills and experience necessary to deliver on our goals and objectives. Chautauqua Institution will provide a $500 referral bonus (less taxes) for active employees referring a new candidate who is hired and remains employed for at least 90-days from the first physical date of work. In the case of seasonal positions working less than 6-months, the new candidate must remain actively employed for at least 30-days from the first physical date of work and until the closing date of the season. The closing date of the season is the last Sunday in August. About Your Schedule Chautauqua Institution and Chautauqua Hotel Company offer flexible schedules, full and part-time, for seasonal employment during summer operations starting annually each June and concluding in August. Seasonal employment may be available earlier (pre-season) and beyond season (post-season) based on business needs and candidate availability. Schedules typically include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays as a requirement. While you will confirm your final schedule with management at the time of an interview and offer of employment, you should generally anticipate the following schedule options for this position: Will be scheduled to work an average of 35-hours/week. Workdays are six days a week: Sunday through Friday for publication dates Monday through Saturday. Hours may include evenings, weekends, and holidays to accommodate the development of assigned work. About Living on the Grounds Chautauqua Institution may provide limited housing options on our grounds or assist you with locating nearby housing arrangements for select opportunities based on business needs. Housing is not an option for many positions and may be of a cost to you. Candidates should assume there are no employer-provided or employer-assisted housing options available for this position unless it is otherwise stated. This position offers employer-provided housing and parking. Residency starts in early June and ends in late August. About Chautauqua Institution Chautauqua Institution is a not-for-profit global convener of dialogue on the most significant issues of the day through engagement across four pillars of the arts, education, religion, and recreation. The Chautauqua community is located on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York State and comes alive each summer with a unique mix of visual and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship/programs, and recreational activities. Chautauqua Institution owns and operates Chautauqua Hotel Company, a comprehensive hotel, food & beverage, conferencing, and events organization. The Institution’s office in Washington, DC is located strategically for an ongoing role in the cultural conversations of the nation. Discovering Your Chautauqua Experience There are countless ways that our talent will engage with our mission, vision, and diverse communities, and you are invited to immerse yourself in our programming as a gateway to this experience. Employees will receive a traditional Chautauqua gate pass, free of cost, which provides access to many of our programs at the Amphitheater. In addition to a traditional gate pass, employees and their families will receive full access to our current and historical programs online at CHQ Assembly. Commitment to Values of IDEA Chautauqua Institution values Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA) as a priority in our strategic plan, 150 Forward. One of our five core values is “The dignity and contributions of all people.” We are committed to creating conditions in which everyone feels that they can engage as full and valued participants in the Chautauqua experience. The Institution is an equal opportunity employer committed to equitable and inclusive hiring practices and applicants will not be discriminated against based on any status protected under federal, state, or local law. We especially welcome applications from those who can demonstrate past experience, engagement, and professional expertise in IDEA. Joining Our Talent Community Join our talent community online at You are encouraged to learn more about Chautauqua Institution at and view the 150 Forward Strategic Plan at

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Part time, Summer work, Seasonal work, Local area, Flexible hours, Sunday, Saturday, Afternoon shift,

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