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Graduate Student Blogger - 1 opening

Posted date: 08 Sep 2017

Type: Non-Work Study Only
Location: 142 Woodland Street
Description: The International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO) is looking for part-time student writers to join our team of Clark students who contribute to the blog, The Things That Matter. (http://clarkuisso.wixsite.com/thethingsthatmatter). The student writer will be tasked with writing a variety of blog posts, which may range from opinion articles that comment on international issues to tips on handling life away from home. The writer will also be helping ISSO in making somewhat “difficult to digest” content such as visas and employment more accessible to the international student body. The blog provides a space for international students to share their experiences and learn, from each other, effective ways to excel here in the United States.
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Requirements:
Can you apply? Any international student, undergraduate or graduate, who will still be enrolled as a Clark student in the Fall 2018 term will be eligible for this position. We are looking for: • Strong writing skills and flexibility to accommodate the diverse blog audience • Willingness to share unique perspectives and stories • Strong interest in international/intercultural matters (current global events, campus events, etc.) • Ability to work independently and communicate effectively with the blog student-coordinator and writer team • Creativity! Bonus skills: • Graphic design or other visual media skills • Video editing • Other media skills • Previous experience using Wix or Wordpress. To apply, you will need to submit: • 1-page resume (uploaded into Recruiter for undergrads, into Qualtrics for Graduate students) • 1-page cover letter (uploaded into Recruiter for undergrads, into Qualtrics for Graduate students) • 1 writing sample (uploaded into Qualtrics) • 2-3 possible blog post topics you want to write about if you were to be offered this position (submitted in Qualtrics) • 2-3 ideas on how you would improve our blog (submitted in Qualtrics) • Optional: sample visual content you’ve created (submitted in Qualtrics) Graduate students, please upload all documents into the supplemental application form in Qualtrics, available here: https://clarku.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6XO1W3V2mG1cNoh
Contact: ISSO
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