Photo by Brian Allen, PCNW Faculty

Opportunities at PCNW

Call for Proposals

We are thrilled to announce Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) and Amazon Photos have partnered to present Photography as an Agent for Change, a year-long workshop series exploring concepts of photography as a tool for advancement in areas such as racial equity, social justice, environmental justice, visual literacy, creative practice, storytelling, and cross cultural communications. PCNW seeks proposals for curriculum that further these ideas and values. We are excited to bring new perspectives and teaching artists to our community. 

The workshops are intended to reach a broad and diverse audience and be as accessible as possible. As such, it is a priority that the workshops be free and open to all and may be held online or in person. Proposals that consider teaching beyond the traditional classroom walls are encouraged, so think outside the box! 

More details on this paid opportunity can be here, and we hope you consider applying.

Deadline extended to August 20, 2021. 

Instructor Positions

Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) 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.

Current Internship Positions

PCNW is currently seeking a Social Media Intern.

PCNW seeks a motivated, creative, and collaborative Social Media Intern to assist and collaborate with the Marketing Manager with the execution of social media campaigns.

View full job description here.


To Apply:

Interns will receive a $300 monthly stipend and the internship will comply with university standards where undergrad or graduate credit is offered in return. Preference will be given to those who are able to commit 4-5 hours/week and for at least two quarters (6 months) but we welcome longer engagement. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to with the subject line: ‘Social Media Intern’. Rolling deadline, but early applicants will be given preference. Startdate is flexible. Questions can be directed to Terry Novak, Executive Director, at

Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) is an educational institution teaching people how to see.  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 hours can be counted towards college or high school credit when approved.