Here is the Copy intern application for fall 2017! Answer all the questions in full (aside from questions that have explicitly been stated as optional). Remember to submit your application by Oct. 13, 11:59 p.m.
Interns generally work once a week, with each weekly shift being about five to seven hours. If you have any other questions about the work, application or application process, email Simran Vatsa, the Daily Bruin Copy chief, at firstname.lastname@example.org or Sang Ho Lee, the Daily Bruin Copy assistant chief, at email@example.com.
Please attach your current, updated resume.
Journalistic experience (optional)
List and describe any prior journalistic experience you have had. If you are new to journalism, leave this question blank.
Work experience and extracurricular activities
List and describe any work experience or extracurricular activities outside journalism that you think make you a strong applicant for Copy.
In no more than 500 words, please tell us why you would like to be a copy editor and explain your understanding of a copy editor’s role. Please type your response and attach the document below.
Please upload below the copy-editing exercises you edited.
A&E copy-editing exercise
News copy-editing exercise
Sports copy-editing exercise
These are some issues that are sometimes contested and debated in the newsroom when both snacks and patience are running low. Please feel free to express your true, unedited thoughts and feelings about them below – there is NO right answer.
Oxford comma vs. no Oxford comma
AP style doesn't like Oxford commas, but tell us what you think of Oxford commas. Are they unnecessary, or do we need them?
Favorite The Onion headline (optional)
If you read articles by The Onion, please share with us a headline that you thought was particularly – memorable – for whatever reason.