The Quad—Staff Writer Application
Applications will be reviewed during the first month of each semester.

Please complete all parts of the form. If you do not provide a link to your writing portfolio below, you must also send at least one writing sample to after you have completed the form. For consideration you must provide us with example(s) of your work. Note: If you do not have any previous writing experience, please email us and we will give you a practice article prompt.

If you would like to apply for another position other than Staff Writer (photographer, copy editor, marketer, developer, graphic artist) please use the appropriate form. If you would like to apply for a position not listed, please email us directly at

Basic Information
Full Name *
Your answer
School *
(CAS, CFA, etc.)
Your answer
Class Year *
Major(s)/Minor(s) *
Your answer
Phone Number *
Your answer
Email Address *
Your answer
Portfolio Website Link
(If you do not include a link here, you must email at least one writing sample (LIMIT: 1,000 words) to
Your answer
Why do you want to work for The Quad? *
Your answer
What is your experience as a writer? *
Your answer
Staff writers are required to come to weekly meetings on Sunday at 5:00PM and write a 500 to 1,000 word blog post each week. Experienced staff members also expected to submit a 1500 to 2000 word feature a semester. Please consider carefully: Are these realistic responsibilities for you? *
New writers often start out in the campus section. Are you willing to write for campus? *
I am interested in writing for the following sections: *
(Check all that apply. If other, please describe.)
What on-campus activities are you involved in?
Your answer
Please describe your availability. Do you have any commitments that might jeopardize your ability to work for the Quad? *
Your answer
Thank you for your interest in The Quad.
If you did not provide a link to your writing portfolio above, please remember send at least one writing sample to
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