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Job ID:                        95820

Job title:                    Student Writer

Hours:                        20 hours/week

Hourly rate:               $10 (Depends on Experience)

Job Description:

Part-time student writer for the College of Fine Arts and Communications for the Summer. Aid the Assistant Dean of External Relations with writing and editing articles and other college communications. The writer will work on releases and features for BYU Arts and the six academic units within the college (Art, Communications, Dance, Design, Music, Theatre & Media Arts). Articles will focus on events and student/faculty experiences. These articles are posted on the college and BYU Arts websites. Recent examples can be found on cfac.byu.edu/news and arts.byu.edu/news. This position is ideal for journalism, PR or editing majors.


  • Write news releases and features for the college and school/department websites
  • Attend and report on college-sponsored events
  • Interview college faculty, students and alumni
  • Verify accuracy of facts, dates and statistics
  • Work with supervisor on editing and preparing articles for publication
  • Upload articles and images onto the college and school/department websites
  • Attend and participate in weekly meetings
  • Collaborate on strategic projects
  • Assist with other promotional items and college events as needed


  • Ability to adapt quickly to new challenges
  • Strong writing, editing and communication skills
  • Aptitude for learning new things and self-directing
  • College experience in public relations, journalism or a related field is preferred
  • Experience with WordPress, Microsoft Outlook and AP style preferred
  • Experience in the arts is a plus
  • Ability to work remotely

Application Instructions:

Apply online. Include a cover letter, résumé and three writing samples (at least two of the samples should be written in a journalistic style) with your application.


Written by trinah