Work for Us
The Shield has many opportunities for USI students to gain experience in reporting, photography, videography, personal selling, accounting, marketing and graphic design. To apply, complete one of the following applications.
Editor-in-chief application Due Feb. 15 (every year) The editor-in-chief is responsible for the overall operations of the newspaper and is appointed each year by the USI Student Publications Committee.
Editorial staff application Applications always accepted
- Leadership positions include visual, chief copy, news, sports, features, and opinion editors; chief photographer, community engagement manager, and special publications manager.
- Staff positions include staff writers, photographers, videographers, junior copy editors and page designers.
Sales and Marketing applications
Sales and Marketing Director application Due March 1 (every year) The sales and marketing director is responsible making the annual sales billing goal and managing a staff of six to eight people.
Sales and marketing staff application Applications always accepted Positions include sales consultants, marketing manager, business manager, design and layout coordinator and circulation coordinator.