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If you are going abroad, have been abroad or love anything about traveling, you’re a perfect fit for Souvenirs!

Everyone who is interested is encouraged to apply. All positions are unpaid, but they are fantastic resume builders and a wonderful way to meet people with whom you share interests and talents. Time commitments vary by position, but we are looking for a dedicated and consistent staff. All staff members except for bloggers will be required to attend a weekly editorial meeting.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Ruth Brandt and Sophia Dramm, 2017-2018 Editors-in-Chief, at souvenirs@union.wisc.edu.

Bloggers (unlimited positions available): Submit at least two posts per month (can be pictures, story, poem, art, etc.) while studying abroad. Posts must be written/submitted while blogger is overseas.

Contributing Writers (unlimited positions available): Submit at least two posts per month (can be pictures, story, poem, art, etc.) on a topic related to travel. Writer must have traveled to the place(s) he/she writes about at some point.

Editors (positions currently filled): Review, select and edit written submissions, art and blog posts. Knowledge of AP style is desirable.

Layout Designer (two positions available): Design the layout of the print magazine in coordination with production schedule and work with the Marketing Director to create promotional materials (posters, flyers, etc.). Must have proficient knowledge of Adobe InDesign. Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop is desirable. Position commitment is through the month of October.

Marketing Director (position currently filled): Brainstorm and execute creative marketing strategies including social media activity, solicit submissions for blog and magazine, distribute the print magazine and increase publicity within the UW community.

Webmaster (one position available): Update website for Souvenirs. Must have proficient knowledge of WordPress or similar program/website.

Photo taken by blogger Josie Sajbel.