WU Media & Applications

Washburn offers numerous ways for students to get involved. The Student Publications office has an online team, a business team, a yearbook staff, a newspaper staff and various positions for writers, designers, photographers and folks who would independently and are organized.


Board of Student Publications Application


Student members of the board meet monthly during the school year, generally on Friday afternoons. The purpose of the Board of Student Publications of Washburn University is to set general policies (as outlined in the Board of Student Publications Constitution), to enforce “Policy for Student Publications for Washburn University,” and to encourage effective student publications at Washburn. Qualifications include leadership ability and a cumulative grade point average of 2.0

Please submit the following information via e-mail (ude.nrubhsaw|llessac.aniger#ude.nrubhsaw|llessac.aniger) or type up the information and send it through campus mail to Regina Cassell, director of student publications.

• Name
• E-mail
• Phone
• Summer phone
• Summer Address
• College Address (if different from above)
• College year classification
• Graduation Date
• Major
• Cumulative GPA
• Include the names, phone numbers and/or e-mails of two Washburn references.

1. Please list all collegiate leadership positions you have held.
2. Describe your familiarity with current student publications.
3. Why are you interested in serving on the Board of Student Publications?
4. What obligation does a student publication have to uphold ethical standards?

NOTE: Students who are employed by Washburn Student Publications cannot serve on the Board. Those who report to the BOSP include the director of publications, editor of the Review, editor of the Kaw, Business manager of Pubs, Advertising manager of Pubs and Promotions manager of Pubs.

Hiring for Student Publications

If you are interested in writing, photography, design, editing, producing Web content, public relations, advertising and would like to be contacted by Student Publications, please go through the following application process.

We have award-winning publications in our newspaper and yearbook.

Please consider applying today. All positions are paid.

Job requirements:
• Applicants for positions for editors or managers must have a 2.0 GPA and be enrolled and passing 12 hours during each semester of employment. Other staff members must have a 2.0 GPA and at least be enrolled in one course.
• Applicants need to demonstrate applicable training that has prepared them to handle the assigned duties.
• Washburn Student Publications is an E.O.C. employer and does not discriminate on the basis or race, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, academic major, sexual orientation or physical limitation.

Please provide the following information (typed) along with a brief cover letter for the job.

Indicate position you are applying for:
School Mailing Address:
Number of hours completed toward your degree (include spring 08):
Graduation date:
Minor (if applicable):
Cumulative GPA:
Computer skills:
Do you have another job?
If so, how many hours per week?
How many hours per week could you devote to a job with student publications?
Number of credit hours you plan to enroll in Fall 2008:

Send applications to Regina Cassell ude.nrubhsaw|llessac.aniger#ude.nrubhsaw|llessac.aniger • 670-1801 • 313 Henderson
Applications are accepted all year long.

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