The Stevenson University Visual Communication Design program requires every student to complete a 120-hour internship. Valerie Shaney, a senior Photography Track student and a passionate portrait photographer, just completed her internship with Photography by Brea (http://www.bybrea.com/), a wedding photography company located in Reisterstown, MD. Her internship mentor, Breanna Shaw, allowed her to work on site assisting at her clients’ weddings and engagement shoots, as well as in the office.
This gave Valerie the opportunity to experience the hands-on aspects of wedding and portrait photography while also learning how to run a successful business. She completed her required hours primarily shooting weddings on spectacular summer weekends, but also put in office hours during the weekdays. ...Click here to read more.