CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: IPilogue Writers (2021/22 academic year)

UPDATE (8 September 2021): We will continue accepting applications until the end of this week. Please send your completed applications to iposgoode@osgoode.yorku.ca.

We are pleased to announce the call for IPilogue Writers for the 2021/22 academic year! If you are passionate about writing and interested in building your presence or being published in IP law, this is a great opportunity for you.

IPilogue Writers (10 to 15 positions available)

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

Term: September 2021 – April 2022 (with possibility of continuing into summer 2022)

Benefits:

  • Profile on our website with a link to all of your articles
  • Byline with photo on the articles that you contribute
  • Access to forum where you can share ideas with other Contributors

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

The deadline to apply for all positions is Friday, September 3, 2021. To submit your application, please send 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

Please note that this position is part-time and voluntary. 

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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