Hiring

Please send all application materials to info.5clpp@gmail.com by Sunday, April 29.

Senior Editor

Responsible for providing editorial support and direction to staff writers by giving useful feedback on writing style and legal analysis.

Responsible for the production of articles for publication.

Plays a major role in making decisions on content selection for publication.

Reviews and edits outside submissions assigned by the Editor-in-Chief.

Attends weekly Executive Board meetings.

Time commitment: 4 hours a week

Required application materials: resume, writing sample, a short description of relevant writing and editing experience (in law and/or public policy, if possible), and brief description of why you want to be a senior editor for the CJLPP. We will contact some applicants for phone or in-person interviews.

Digital Content Writer

Digital Content writers are responsible for producing three 500-800 word pieces per month on any relevant topic of their choice in the realm of law or public policy. They are responsible for submitting their piece to the digital content editor at least two days before their final draft deadline and for attending meetings with the blog editor to edit their pieces. Each semester, one digital content writer will be nominated to receive a $50 cash prize for consistent high quality work for the journal.

Attends all full staff meetings, which are held every other week, and blog meetings arranged by blog editors.

Time commitment: 3 hours per week.

Required application materials: resume, writing sample, and a brief description of what topics you are interested in exploring. We will contact some applicants for phone interviews.

Staff Writer

Staff writers work closely with senior editors to produce two 5+ page original papers each semester (or 1 original 5+ research paper AND an additional interview/blog article). Each writer is paired with a senior editor, with whom they will collaborate often throughout the writing process, from topic selection to research to final edits. Staff writers’ pieces are given special consideration for publication in CJLPP print editions and will be considered for a $50 cash prize each semester.

Attends all full staff meetings, which are held every other week, and ad-hoc one-on-one meetings with senior editors.

Time commitment: varies by writer, but usually about 3 hours per week.

Required application materials: resume, writing sample at least 5 double-spaced pages in length, and a brief description of what topics you may be interested in writing about.

Business Director

Business directors are responsible for leading engaging law and policy events that connect the Journal with the broader 5C or law/policy communities. They work closely with Project Managers to brainstorm ideas and discover useful contacts, and report directly to the Editor-in-Chief.

Attends weekly Executive Board meetings.

Time commitment: 1-3 hours per week.

Required application materials: resume, a description of relevant experience and why you are interested in joining the Journal in this position. We will contact some applicants for interviews.

Project Manager

The Project Manager is responsible for assisting the business team on an ad-hoc basis, supporting the journal’s growth and presence. The Project Manager will be involved with community and campus outreach projects, communications, recruitment, and website development.

Attends all full staff meetings, which are held every other week, and ad-hoc meetings with members of the business team.

Time commitment: 2 hours per week.

Required application materials: resume and a short description of why you are interested in law or public policy. Feel free to include any intersections with other areas of interest. We will contact some applicant for interviews.