Calling all writers and designers! The Honors Program is seeking creative students to serve as editors for our quarterly newsletter, Honorable Mentions.
The DePaul University Honors Program is committed to producing a quality quarterly newsletter created by and for its students. The Honorable Mentions newsletter provides a forum for announcements and information about Honors activities and students, serves as a voice for student and faculty views on important (and unimportant!) issues, and provides opportunities for displaying the creative works of Honors students. The Honorable Mentions newsletter is also designed to generate interest in Honors events and keep students and faculty up-to-date and involved in the Honors Program. The editor position is a year-long commitment.
Currently, The Honors Program is seeking to fill the following two editor positions:
- Content Editor
- Layout and Design Editor
Honorable Mentions Editors have the following responsibilities:
- Plan for the content and layout of each newsletter
- Write articles and solicit work from Honors students
- Produce one newsletter per quarter (Fall, Winter, Spring)
- Attend Honors events
- Meet deadlines
- Assist with newsletter distribution
Only students who have achieved Honors Partnership by earning 10 Honors Points are eligible to apply for an Honorable Mentions Editor position.
Editors receive a quarterly stipend of $200.00 in Fall, Winter, and Spring.
If contributing to the Honorable Mentions newsletter as an editor is something that interests you, please complete and submit the attached application. In addition to your application, please provide a short statement of your qualifications and vision for the newsletter and 2-3 samples of your writing and/or 3-4 graphic design samples.
Applications and materials are due, via email or in-person, by Monday, May 23rd at 5:00 pm to the Honors Program Office, Arts & Letters Hall, Suite 210. Click here for the application. Decisions will be made before the end of the spring quarter. If you have any questions about the editor position, please email Mary Kate Turek at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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