Travel the States and snap photos of sunshine? Yes, really!

Days Inn Suntern Photo
Courtesy of Days Inn

As the growing number of digital nomads continues to inspire corporate work-from-home allowances, chic co-working spaces, and dreamy Internet cafes, “working remotely” has become a new ideal for the American workforce. Last winter, when the New York Times posted a role looking for a journalist to travel the world, it received 9,000 applications in just nine days.

This week, aspiring travel photogs across the country are tossing their hats in the ring for Days Inn’s latest job opening. The “Sun-tern” role requirements are few and open-ended: a U.S. citizen over age 21 with a flexible schedule, photographic talent, and an appetite for adventure. As for responsibilities, the chosen candidate will travel across the United States with camera in hand to capture the sun’s rays from sunrise to sunset. The series of photos will later be hung in Days Inn rooms and lobbies across the country, and will also adorn the budget hotel’s web site and social media channels.

In addition to a month of all-expense-paid exploring, including activities like sunrise yoga in Southern California and sailing into the Florida sunset, the chosen candidate with earn $10K for the month-long project, along with Wyndham Rewards Diamond Status for five years.

In the few days since posting the role, the budget hotel chain says they’ve received thousands of applicants, and will continue to accept applications through May 20. Are you ready to sign up?

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