Stanford Service in Global Health Journal 2012 Application
Thank you for your interest in SSGH! Please complete the entire application below. Writing samples are required for those interested in applying for the Staff Writer position. Rough descriptions of the positions are below - please note that you may apply for multiple positions. Most positions will be accepting 2+ depending on experience.
Editors-In-Chief -two people, coordinate recruitment of writers and articles, oversee all elements of production and layout including orchestrating the printing/distribution of the journal, and finalize all article and layout decisions. Desired experience: passion for global health, ability to manage a team of students, time management and strong organizational skills. Time commitment: 1-5 hours/week for the entire year.
Staff Writer - write about one of the following: (1) current events in global health and relevant op-eds which need to be research-based or interview-based; OR (2) global health-related lectures and/or events occurring in the Stanford community; OR (3) interview faculty, students, or guest speakers and write about the interview. However if you have a great idea for a new kind of article let us know! Time Commitment: 1-5 hours a week per issue.
Staff Editors - responsible for 1st and 2nd round edits of all articles and work closely with staff and guest writers as well as the editors-in-chief Time Commitment: 1-5 hours a week per issue.
Guest Writer - share your service experiences abroad via a first person narrative or any other creative writing expression. Guest writers are also welcome to write about any other relevant global health experiences or propose their own project. This position is filled PER ISSUE and does not require a long term commitment past the writing of your article. If you are interested in guest writing as well as staying on as a staff writer for future issues, please indicate this in your application. Time Commitment: 1-5 hours a week per issue.
Media and Website Manager - customize our WordPress blog, maintain the SSGH website, and oversee all publicity and outreach operations for the journal. Time Commitment: 1-5 hours once a quarter, more time upfront for initial content migration. **CS105 or above helpful but not required
Layout Editors - be in charge of creating our journal's print layout as well as working with the co-editors-in-chief to develop and manage a production timeline. Time Commitment: 5-10 hours per issue.
Financial Manager - apply for funding, coordinate journal reimbursements for staff and create our yearly budget. Time Commitment: 1-5 hours per quarter.
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE MAY 1ST. NOTIFICATIONS OF ACCEPTANCE WILL BE SENT BY MAY 7TH.