Available Positions

All applicants must be students at the University of Oregon with a passion for environmental conservation. They must fulfill the requirements of the position and be prepared to attend weekly staff meetings and dedicate as much time needed to produce professional work. Stipend positions will be members of the executive staff and will be expected to do more work as they are leadership roles (except for the Web Design position). All positions begin at the start of Fall quarter 2018.

To apply, email your cover letter, resume, and portfolio URL or at least three work samples to envisionuo@gmail.com.

News writer

News writers are expected to cover two news events each quarter. This position is for students who have less experience in journalistic writing but want to build skills and their portfolio. Spaces are limited for this position because they will involve more mentoring. The goal is to eventually be promoted to a feature writing position. Writing samples are still required to apply to this position, preferably journalistic writing samples. We encourage applicants to write up a news story to apply to this position if they have no previous journalism experience, taking advantage of the SOJC Writing Central as needed.

  • Requirements:

    • Basic understanding of the differences between journalism writing and essay writing.

    • Ability to take constructive criticism with stride and put in the work to improve.


Illustrators produce work for the print publication to compliment written work. Illustrators are expected to read through the article they are working with and produce professional, colored work in a timely manner.

  • Requirements:

    • Access to and proficiency in Adobe Illustrator.

Communications team members help produce social media (for Facebook, Instagram and Twitter) content on a regular basis. They also assist in the design of flyers and help plan events. They are expected to produce professional work and follow the direction of the Communications Director.


  • Requirements:

    • Understanding of different social media platform posting styles.

    • Access to and basic proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Adobe Spark, and Adobe Illustrator.


Social Media specialist

We are also always looking for more writers and photographers!