IPilogue Summer 2021 Team - DEADLINE EXTENDED!

We are extending the application deadline for the IPilogue’s Summer Term until Monday, April 5. We are still looking for a Senior IPilogue Editor and for IPilogue Writers, so please reach out if you would like to join the team. 

Descriptions of the available positions are reproduced below, with details for applying at the bottom of the page:

Senior IPilogue Editors

Senior IPilogue Editors review contributors’ content before it is approved by the Managing Editor and posted by the Content Manager on the website.

Benefits:

  • Profile on our website
  • Byline with photo on the articles that you contribute
  • Access to forum where you can share ideas with IPilogue Contributors
  • Name included on the website’s main menu with a page dedicated to your contributions

Responsibilities:

  • Revise, edit, and proofread content from IPilogue Writers and Guest Writers to ensure both a neutral perspective and high-quality writing
  • Content will be divided between Senior Editors
  • Contribute a minimum of 1 article per month
  • Keep track of content reviewed and update Managing Editor and Content Manager about progress
  • Liaise with Writers about clarifications and corrections needed for articles

Qualifications:

  • Exemplary revising, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Strong writing, research, and critical thinking skills
  • Strong organization and communication skills, including providing regular updates
  • Ability to meet deadlines and turnaround work quickly
  • Interest in learning about IP law and Technology issues
  • Respect/openness for differing opinions and evidence-based issue analysis
  • Preference will be given to:
    • Osgoode JD or LL.M students
    • Writers who have actively contributed to the IPilogue in the past

 

IPilogue Writers

IPilogue Writers will be in charge of contributing timely articles related to IP law, technology, and related legal issues to the blog.

Benefits:

  • Profile on our website
  • Byline with photo on the articles that you contribute
  • Access to forum where you can share ideas with other Contributors
  • Name included on the website’s main menu with a link to your articles

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute at least 1 article every 2 weeks (for a minimum of 8 articles over the summer); Writers may contribute more articles earlier in the summer to be spaced out over the term
  • Keep track of articles written

Qualifications:

  • Exemplary writing, research, and analysis skills
  • Interest in learning about IP law and technology issues
  • Respect/openness for differing opinions and evidence-based issue analysis
  • Preference will be given to:
    • Osgoode JD or LL.M students
    • Writers who have actively contributed to the IPilogue in the past

 

Application Details

Please submit the following documents to iposgoode@osgoode.yorku.ca:

  • Cover letter (outline your interest in IP law, as well as your relevant writing/editing experience)
  • Résumé
  • Updated Transcript (unofficial is acceptable)
  • Writing Sample: a 750 word (max) blog article about an IP issue

All positions are part-time and voluntary, running from May-August 2021 with the possibility of continuing during the 2021/2022 academic year.

If you are applying for a Senior IPilogue Editor position, please address whether you would be interested in an IPilogue Writer position if you are not hired as a Senior IPilogue Editor. If your application is chosen for further consideration, you will also be required to complete a short editing exercise after you apply.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions. We thank all applicants for their interest. We will only contact those selected for an interview.

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