Baltimore National Aquarium – Illustration and Visual Production Interns

Ideal for any Animators who are also illustration concentrators or video concentrators (MARCH 1 DEADLINE) :

Creative Services – Illustration Internship

Job Description:

The selected Creative Services – Illustration intern(s) assist the Marketing Department with digital and hand-drawn illustrations of aquatic life—animals and environmental—to fulfill the needs of various Aquarium departments.

Essential Functions:

  • Illustrate realistic and stylized images to add to our library
  • Illustrate images for specific project-based fulfillment
  • Respond to client requests in a timely manner
  • Assist with administrative tasks, mailings, etc.
  • Join the Creative Services team for meetings and special events
  • Complete special projects as assigned


  • Must have a diverse portfolio showing realistic and stylized illustrations
  • Ability to illustrate by hand and digitally
  • Must have working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite CS6
  • Must be able to operate within Microsoft Office systems
  • Must be proficient with the Macintosh platform
  • Must be self-motivated and possess sharp attention to detail, the ability to work independently or as part of a team, a flexible and creative personality, and the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Must complete a minimum of 120 hours of work within the selected term
  • Preference is given to juniors and seniors.
  • Open to undergraduate students pursuing a degree in photography, graphic design, illustration or a related field from an accredited college or university

Visual Productions Internship

Visual Productions interns provide assistance to the Aquarium’s Visual Productions staff.

Essential Functions

Visual Productions interns:

  • Assist in maintaining the organization of the National Aquarium’s video library
  • Assist in the transfer of archived videos to DVD
  • Assist with the editing of projects in Final Cut Pro 5 by logging and digitizing footage
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Must be a college sophomore, junior, or senior pursuing a degree in film, television, or a related field
  • Must have basic knowledge of non-linear editing software
  • Must be able to operate within Microsoft Office systems
  • Must be able to climb stairs and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must complete a minimum of 120 hours of work within the selected term.

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