All prospective copy editors must have a semester standing of either sophomore, junior or senior and have taken or are currently enrolled in: COMM260W and COMM467. You will be responsible for completing thorough fact checks of all web and print articles in addition to editing for AP style.
Admittance into our copy editing staff is based on a combined application/interview process, in addition to satisfactory completion of an AP style test, which will test micro editing, macro editing and design. The application and AP style test can be found below. We will review all applicants and be in contact to schedule an interview. Please email the application, AP style test and your resume to our Copy Editing Director, Corinne Fierro, at email@example.com. You may also contact her with any questions regarding the application or the application process.
WHAT IS EXPECTED OF ALL VALLEY MAGAZINE STAFF MEMBERS:
- Attend weekly meetings. Editorial staff meetings will be held on Monday nights at 8 p.m.
- Attend, participate and contribute to all Valley Magazine events
- Agree to not write or work for other publications specific to our campus. This includes The Daily Collegian, Onward State, HerCampus and Spoon University (PSU). If you have any questions regarding whether a publication you currently write or work for is acceptable please email Samantha Allen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Agree to commit to our staff for the entire semester.