Posted On: October 15, 2013
Media Organization: Just Security at CHRGJ
The Just Security Blog, a new online platform that provides for high-level discussion of law, rights, and U.S. national security based at the CRHGJ and the NYU School of Law, is now accepting applications for two contributor positions. Contributors will be responsible for maintaining the Just Security site (including organizing and formatting blog posts, screen readers emails and letters to the editor, assisting with maintaining social media accounts, copy editing, etc), providing research support to staff and contributors, and performing other administrative assistance.
As our staff is composed of a small team, our contributors will be expected and encouraged to take ownership of other individual projects and great responsibilities will be given to contributors who have proven themselves capable.
The position will receive a modest stipend and a strong preference is given to applicants who can commit to work at least 15 hours per week at our offices at the Law School.
The position will begin as soon as possible and run through the end of May with the possibility to continue beyond the Spring 2014 semester.
Ideal candidates will be undergraduate students with an interest in national security, government, and/or law. Candidates will experience with WordPress is preferred. Successful candidates will have strong research and writing skills. Students majoring in English, Communications, Political Science, International Affairs or similar fields are desired. Applicants with prior relevant work experience are strongly preferred.
To apply for the position, please send the following materials to Mr. Mike Joshi at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Just Security Contributor”
- a cover letter indicating your interest in working on the Just Security program and your availability (include the days and hours you are available and approximate start ).
- your CV and the contact information of three references.
- a brief writing sample.
Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. However, all applications must be received by November 1, 2013. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.