Staff Openings

Mitzpeh, the independent student-run publication catering to the University of Maryland’s Jewish community, is looking to fill several positions for the 2017-2018 academic year. Position descriptions and applications are below.

You do NOT have to be Jewish to be on staff.

All positions will be a great experience for those looking to get involved in on-campus journalism.

Staff writer

  • Attends staff meetings and story assignment meetings.
  • Pitches at least 1-2 story ideas to editors per cycle across any section.
  • Writes at least 2 articles/stories/op-eds per cycle.

To apply, email themitzpeh@gmail.com with a resume and 2-3 writing samples, preferably as links. Please describe your interest in the position.

Multimedia reporter

  • Attends staff meetings and story assignment meetings.
  • Pitches at least 1-2 multimedia story ideas to editors per cycle across any section.
  • Creates at least 1 package or multimedia story component per cycle.

To apply, email themitzpeh@gmail.com with a resume and 2-3 samples of videos you have shot and edited, preferably as links. Please describe your interest in the position. Multimedia reporters must have taken JOUR262.

Photographer

  • Covers news events.
  • Shoots and designs graphics for features, sports, and opinion stories.

To apply, email themitzpeh@gmail.com with a description of your background, photo samples, and interest in the position.