staff writer application

Staff writers will be responsible for writing at least two articles of 750+ words during the Spring '18 semester. Please contact our Managing Editor, Eileen Ying, at with any questions you may have about the application. We look forward to seeing your work!

Staff writer applications for the Virginia Review of Politics are due by 11:59 P.M. on Monday, January 29th. Application decisions will be announced before 11:59 P.M. on ThursdayFebruary 1st.

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If you are undecided, please provide at least one or more majors that you are seriously considering.
We use the term "political" very broadly here -- your piece is not confined to formal, electoral politics, nor is it constrained to the U.S. For an idea of the typical style and rhetoric of our articles, you can visit our website at Note that you do not necessarily have to model your piece off of our existing content; feel free to write how you see fit. We do expect, however, that your assertions will be backed by research. PLEASE CITE ALL SOURCES USING HYPERLINKS.
e.g. Honor, 4 hours