Hiring

Are you interested in joining the CJLPP team? We are recruiting for the fall 2017 semester!
To apply, send the requested materials to info.5clpp@gmail.com by May 17th, 2017.

 

Blog Writer

Blog writers are responsible for producing one 500-800 word piece per week on any relevant topic of their choice in the realm of law or public policy. They are responsible for submitting their piece to the blog editor at least two days before their final draft deadline and for attending meetings with the blog editor to edit their pieces.

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

Time commitment: 3-5 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.

 

Design Editor

The design editor will collaborate with the Publisher to design and produce the print editions. They will also assist the Business Team with producing promotional materials, such as flyers.

Attends weekly executive board meetings.

Time commitment: varies by week, but usually about 2 hours a week. Busier when print edition needs to produced.

Required application materials: resume, portfolio (preferably with examples of design work).