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Help us tell UL Lafayette's story as the student editor of La Louisiane

La Louisiane, the magazine of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, is looking for its next student editor.

La Louisiane communicates with students, alumni, donors and other targeted readers.

The primary responsibility of the student editor is to assist in various aspects of the magazine’s production.

Job Description

The student editor typically conducts research and writes articles for various sections of La Louisiane. The student editor is also involved in other facets of magazine development, such as generating suggestions for possible stories and proofreading.

The student editor serves as a liaison between the magazine and the student body, and may also have an opportunity to assist with other publications generated through the Office of Communications and Marketing.

This is a paid position. The student editor is compensated for an average of 20 hours per week and is paid monthly.

A student editor may serve two semesters, with an option to reapply for an additional term.

Who May Apply

The position is open to undergraduates and graduate students. All majors may apply.

Applicants do not need previous experience writing for magazines, newspapers or other publications. However, candidates should have a solid foundation in grammar and punctuation.

How to Apply

Fill out the form below and provide two writing samples. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, Oct. 30. E-mail Dr. James Savage at savage@louisiana.edu with questions.

Provide the names and contact information of professional references. Family members and other non-professional references will not be contacted and your application will not be considered.

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Please keep your response under 250 words.
Please keep your response under 250 words.
Please keep your response under 250 words.
Please keep your response under 250 words.

Writing Samples

Please submit two writing samples of at least 250 words. Samples can include class papers, blog entries or personal writings. They do not have to be from a magazine, newspaper or other publication.

Provide links to online writing samples or to shared files on Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, etc. Your application will not be considered if you do not submit two writing samples.

Provide links to writing samples published or housed online. Google Drive, Dropbox, or other shared files are accepted. Writing samples must be at least 250 words.
Provide links to writing samples published or housed online. Google Drive, Dropbox, or other shared files are accepted. Writing samples must be at least 250 words.