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Opportunities at PCNW


Instructor Positions

Photographic Center Northwest offers over 40 courses, classes, and workshops each quarter. We have a diverse student body of BFA candidates, Certificate students, professionals and hobbyists. We are looking for adjunct faculty candidates and instructors to teach classes and workshops in:

Digital photography
Color photography
Black and White photography
Ideas & Practice
Various workshops

Classes are typically 30 hours quarterly and workshops can vary from a few hours to multiple sessions. MFA and teaching experience preferred and for certain courses, required. Please send CV and cover letter to Eirik Johnson, Programs Chair, at We will contact you for an interview or will keep your CV on file for future consideration.


Annual Internship & Practicum Positions

Note: Our internship program is currently on hold as we reevaluate our structure, please check back later for new opportunities and application deadlines.

Past Internship Information:
Photographic Center NW is an educational institution facilitating creation, conversations, and experiences of significant photography.  As a part of our mission we support the professional development of future artists, educators, and arts administrators. Our internships offer hands-on experience and connections to the staff and community that we serve. Generally internships are unpaid but can be used for school credit if approved by your college or high school.

We host the following internships:

  • Education Intern
  • Development Intern
  • Administrative Intern
  • Gallery Intern

Internships last from three months to one year. We ask that our intern applicants are able to commit to a minimum of three months, 5 hours per week. Preference is given to applicants who can commit to 6 months or more, have strong organization and communication skills, are able to work well independently, and bring experience to the position or a willingness to learn.

In addition to our intern program, practicum experience is also available on a case-by-case basis and is designated for undergraduate or graduate school candidates interested in building experience in non profit management. Practicums are typically designed with the student and last from one academic quarter/semester up to one year.

Upcoming application deadlines

Email your resume and cover letter to by the above dates.  Please include in the subject line of the email the internship you are applying for, and include your full name in the title of both your resume and cover letter.