FEM copy editors are expected to edit articles every week, focusing primarily on the grammar, style, and logical flow of each article that they edit. They also help edit FEM's annual issue (you can find them here: https://issuu.com/femnewsmag)
DISCLAIMER: Answering "yes" to having an interest in writing does NOT guarantee that you will be able to write for FEM. Copy editors do not write for their first quarter with FEM, but instead focus solely on the editing process.
New copy editors will begin editing after attending training sessions, dates TBD.
If you have any questions about the application, please feel free to email [email protected] or [email protected] This application is due at 11:59 PM on September 30th, 2016.
Please write no more than 300 words per question.
How did you hear about FEM?
What do you think it means to be a feminist?
Why is it important to have a newsmagazine here at UCLA that is dedicated to women and feminist issues?
If you have had any prior high school, junior college, or college journalism or media experience please list and explain here. (This is not necessary to apply.)
What other feminist publications (magazines, blogs, etc.) do you read or follow?
Please attach up to 2 writing samples. They can be anything, from creative writing pieces to academic papers, so long as they are your own work. If you are attaching an academic paper, please only attach the first 2-3 pages of your essay. PLEASE ATTACH PDFs ONLY.
Please edit the attached document (found above, under "Attached Files") and upload your edited version here. Be sure to bold or highlight all the edits you make.
Please check up to 3 other positions that you might be interested in (If you're not interested in any, just select "None."):
Would you be interested in writing, in addition to editing?
Are there any additional comments that you'd like to add? (Again, if not, you can skip this question.)
This application closed on Sept. 30, 2016, 11:59 p.m.
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