Apply now for GCIMUN Press Corps! Applications for the Conference Chronicle are due to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 30, 2013.
There are four types of positions available: Reporter, Photographer, Artist/Cartoonist, Layout assistant. These positions will preclude a student from being assigned a country/committee assignment and will NOT be part of debate in committee. Students do not need any previous Model UN experience to apply. Students must have demonstrated experience in journalism, writing, photography, or visual art. Please see the job descriptions below.
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Press Corps Reporter
As a member of the GCIMUN Press Corps, reporters will interview delegates and other officials during the conference. Their primary responsibility will be to report on the developments in committee and to contribute articles to the Conference Chronicle before, during, and after the conference. Press Corps Reporters will be supervised by UNA-USA staff members. Their faculty advisors will be updated on their progress throughout the conference.
Press Corps Artist/Photographer
As a member of the GCIMUN Press Corps, artists/photographers will draw political cartoons and take pictures at the conference. Their primary responsibility will be to supply artwork, photographs, and even a short article on the UN art exhibit for the Conference Chronicle. Press Corps Artists/Photographers will be supervised by UNA-USA staff members. Their faculty advisors will be updated on their progress throughout the conference.
Students applying to be a reporter with the GCIMUN Press Corps must have demonstrated experience in journalism or writing and should submit the following with their application:
At least one writing sample â€“ Prompt: Choose one current event from the news and write a newspaper article on it (350-500 words)
Cover letter â€“ explain your reasons for wanting to join the Press Corps, and outline your prior related experience, including: journalism classes, yearbook, school newsletter/newspaper, software programs, layout programs, etc. (1 page max.)