Photo Styling Intern – Spring 2023

Creativity needs room to breathe. At Agency Habitat, we’ll give you the space. There’s no one right way to live, work, create or sell, which is why we believe in a different kind of work environment. All we ask is that you bring new experiences to the table, share what you know and humbly learn as much as you can from the people you meet. Beyond that, it’s all happy hours, team outings and cooking competitions.

Job Summary:

As a part of the Agency Habitat team, our Photo Stylist Intern will be responsible for supporting on photoshoots, creating sets and composing shots for photographers and videographers, managing prop room, making returns, social media content creation and asset delivery in addition to learning how to. It’s crucial for this role to remain flexible and willing to help where needed, as well as work creatively with a variety of people.

Key Responsibilities:

Photo styling interns will have the ongoing opportunity to:

  • Assist in the execution and management of a variety of client photoshoots and content creation
  • Support studio team members on photoshoots, styling, reel creation, and concept developments
  • Maintaining and managing prop room, set pieces, wardrobe
  • Participate in meetings and develop an understanding of the overall studio processes
  • Occasionally assist on location shoots, and outside of normal business hours
  • Recommend creative ideas to exceed expectations of goals and objectives
  • Source and create props, backgrounds, wardrobe, running errands and making returns as needed
  • Assisting stylist on large shoots
  • Conduct research and maintain awareness of styling techniques and trends
  • Creating prop lists and managing prop budget
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned


Reports to: Senior Set Stylist

Manages: This role does not manage others

External relationships: Photographers, Videographers, Producers


Education: Working towards or have obtained a relevant bachelor’s degree (Fashion Merchandising, Arts, Visual Merchandising, Photography, Interior Design, Apparel Design, Graphic Design, Fashion Design, Art, or related fields), or 3+ years related experience.

Work requirements: 20+ hours per week (maximum 29.5 hours)

Knowledge and skill set requirements:

  • Strong artistic and problem-solving skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Knowledge of basic design principles
  • Knowledge and understanding of the basics of photography, marketing, and social media platforms
  • Willingness to learn studio equipment, etiquette, marketing, and reel creation
  • Ability to multitask, stay on schedule and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure, pivot quickly and provide alternate creative options on the fly
  • Willingness to learn new processes and programs
  • Flexible to travel to locations as required
  • Occasionally assist on location outside of normal business hours (not to exceed agreed upon weekly hours)
  • Must have a vehicle to shop for props and styling supplies as needed
  • Ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines
  • Demonstration of a flexible and adaptable work style
  • Prop/set styling, soft styling, food styling and/or on figure styling experience a bonus
  • Periodically able to lift heavy objects up to 50 lbs

Our internships are paid opportunities that help you develop real-world skills and hone your talents. We’re offering:

  • $12.00 per hour
  • The opportunity to bring fresh perspectives to life for a variety of clients
  • The ability to be immersed in the work and culture of a dynamic agency environment from day 1

We offer a friendly and creative work environment, a festive holiday schedule, three coffee makers, an arcade and full bar. Are you ready to join our team? OK then, take the phrase, “that’s not my job” out of your vocabulary and apply below.

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