Photographer / Content Creator Application

Paydirt is seeking a student at NMT to work part-time as our photographer. Photographers will work closely with the Editor-in-Chief (EIC) and content creators / journalists to create digital content and artwork for the print and web editions.

Job Details:

  • Work 10 hours per week for $1400 per semester

  • Work both in and out of the Paydirt office during scheduled hours

  • Flexible schedule

  • Work Study not required


  • Work with journalists to capture photos or create graphics that correspond with articles

  • Work in the Paydirt office for a minimum of 3 hours per week

  • Attend weekly meetings with Paydirt Staff

  • Attend biweekly independent meetings with the EIC

  • Organize independent meetings with journalists to generate content outside of the office

  • Attend any relevant interviews with staff, faculty, and/or students regarding news events

  • Log weekly hours and report back to the EIC during independent meetings

  • Edit photographs and digital content using Photoshop or similar software


  • Must supply your own camera (DSLR)

  • Excellent photography skills

  • Experience with digital media / art

  • Knowledge of digital media principles including framing, placement, colors, and proportions

  • Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop or similar software

  • Full time student at NMT (undergraduate or graduate)

  • Preference given to applicants who have completed a digital photography class or a media studies class

To apply, send in a current copy of your resume to or apply online by filling out the form below. 

NOTE: If you apply online, your resume must be in PDF form, and it must be linked here for consideration. If not, attach it to an email and send it to the email above.

Name (first, last) *
Name (first, last)
Link to a gallery of some of your photos. We must be able to verify that the gallery does in fact belong to you. Hosting services such as Flickr and Imgur are acceptable.

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