University Of Michigan Ann Arbor , MI 48103
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We are looking for highly motivated writers with a strong curiosity to join our team of reporters at The Michigan Times, the University of Michigan-Flint's student-run newspaper. Applicants should possess a strong desire to learn new things, be comfortable talking with strangers, and be willing to take on a large but rewarding commitment to telling the ongoing story of the UM-Flint community. Projects may range from investigative pieces to feature articles about art, music, or personalities on campus.
Specific duties and requirements include:
Ten hours of schedule office work and ten flexible hours for "in the field" reporting and writing.
Ability to cover student events and other breaking stories along with editorials (must be willing to change plans quickly to cover stories when needed).
Ability to turn around complex stories on tight deadlines
Analyze relevant documents; interview high-level regulatory officials and industry executives
No experience is needed and training will be provided, however a willingness to learn and strong writing skills are required. Must enjoy working in a high performance environment. For examples of the work we do, visit themichigantimes.com.
Student applicants only with a GPA of at least 2.5
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to work as a team member
Strong writing, analytical and communication skills are essential
Some travel required
Must be able to write about meaningful issues and events pertaining not only on a campus level, but a local perspective as well
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Full/Part Time Part-Time
FLSA Status Nonexempt
Organizational Group Flint Vc Std Affairs
Department Flint Sponsored Student Org
Posting Begin/End Date 8/31/2018 9/07/2018
Salary $10.00 $12.00
Career Interest Temporary Job Opening