Film & Photography 

Photography Studio Assistant


Photography, Visual storytelling, Client relationship management, Photo concepts, Internship

Career Field

Film & Photography 

Job Type

Internship Programme


South Africa



The Host Organisation

A commercial studio based in Cape Town, specialising in fashion, lifestyle, portrait and event photography.

Roles and Responsibilities

As a photography assistant, interns will be involved in all areas of operation for the studio from clients briefings, to shoots and editing. interns will sit in on client meetings to understand specifications and work closely with our art team to develop a concept and see that the results are of high quality and complete customer satisfaction.


Ability to juggle multiple tasks Creatively minded Willingness to learn new techniques and improve on existing skills

Skills Acquisition

Developing photo concepts Shooting, lighting and printing skills Use of modern and technical equipment Competency in photographic best practices and techniques New image technologies Editing Visual storytelling

Benefits to Intern

Create your own portfolio of published work Work in a fast-paced and reputable publishing environment Gain international exposure Live and work in the beautiful city of Cape Town

Schedule & Compensation

Full-time temporary role with expectation of 37.5 hours work per week. Summer placement of 8-12 weeks with some flexibility and potential to extend Internship completed on an unpaid basis.



Please note that this position is offered as part of a comprehensive professional internship programme which has a fee. We offer lots of opportunities in this career area as part of our internship programme.

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Key programmes features

You are here for your development, your career and ultimately your future. You need to nail it when choosing a provider and a programme. So here's our offering in a nutshell.

Choice of programmes

We offer several programme options to suit different budgets

Choose your level of support and independence

Pay only for what you need from your trip

Programme fee starts at GBP £396 (USD $495)

Unlimited duration. No extra fee

Stay for any amount of time that you need and the price you pay for your programme does not change.

Total flexibility and control over your stay duration

You're free to change your itinerary whilst you're here, no hassle.

Unique guarantees

You won’t pay a penny unless we can offer you your ideal internship. Get 100% back if you’re not 100% happy after our placement search.

Your needs and preferences always come first

You're in total control of your experience

You won't get a 'cookie cutter' experience with us.

Four unique promises underpin our services. See them.

Focus on the skills you need.

Not only do you choose your industry, but also choose the exact skills you want to develop within that industry. Communication, negotiation, political negotiation. Just say!

We have a huge network of host organisations that allow us to find your match with unbeatable accuracy.

Our unique application provides you with the opportunity to highlight the skills you need to develop.

Our placement search is totally driven by your personal requirements.

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