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Wildlife Photography Internship

Wildlife Photography Internship

TaWiMA runs a photography Internships every year with Nomad Tanzania giving opportunity to the Tanzanian youth to gain basic and general skills related to the art of wildlife and camp photography. The trainee/ intern will join TaWiMA trainer in partnership with NOMAD Tanzania teem in order to develop skills and gain a learning-in-practice experience for one week in a Nomad camp.

The trainee will be developing the knowledge and skills by learning on the job and under the supervisions of  mentors from Tanzania Wildlife Media Association – TaWiMA.

Why does Nomad do this?

Business as a force for good through every arm of the company. Nomad believes in providing unique and exciting opportunities and training for local Tanzanians in any area of the business that they can.

What is Nomad and TaWiMA doing?

Running a comprehensive internship program that gets aspiring photographers into our wild corners of Tanzania to gain experience and gathers content. The aim is that the program is mutually beneficial, with the interns learning from a mentor and building their portfolio, but at the same time providing Nomad with rich and current content for Nomad marketing efforts.

How is Nomad and TaWiMA doing it?

By creating a program that runs as a competition, with the prize being time spent with professional videographers and photographers throughout the safari season in order to learn from one of the best in the business. Nomad will send interns into their camps for as much time as space in camps allows (from 1 – 2 weeks is expected), to shadow mentors from TaWiMA initially, and then to run on their own steam to gather content.

Why does Nomad and TaWiMA think it’s important?

Keen young wildlife photographers in Tanzania are short of opportunities of this kind. By investing in the people who will tell Tanzania’s story in years to come, and who will portray the beauty of its wildlife and natural heritage, Nomad invest not only in people but also in work being done in the conservation of Tanzania’s wilderness.

What outcomes does Nomad and TaWiMA hope to get from it?

They hope to further the careers of as many aspiring Tanzanian wildlife photographers as they can.

What are the Criteria of choosing an Intern?

The Intern should possess the following basic skills and qualities:

1. Photo and video editing – Photoshop and basic video work.

2. Photography background.

3. Must be a Tanzanian.

4. Follow the Tanzania Wildlife Media Association – TaWiMA  on instagram and facebook @tawima_tz

 

Apply to be our next intern here