Joining The Hawk Newspaper’s Editorial Board is a leadership experience that will hone your writing, editing, photography, and design skills. Our staff doesn’t just need English and communications studies majors — students from all departments are encouraged to apply.

The following positions are available for the Spring 2017 semester. If you are offered and accept one of the following positions, you will be expect to work on The Hawk for the Spring 2017 semester.

The following positions are available (More information about each can be found within the application link):

  • Editor in Chief
  • Managing Editor
  • Copy Chief
  • Business Manager
  • News Editor
  • Opinions Editor
  • Lifestyle Editor
  • Sports Editor
  • Creative Director
  • Photography Editor
  • Assistant Editors (for News, Opinions, Lifestyle, Sports, Creative, Photography, or Business)
  • Social Media Manager
  • Online Editor

All applications should be supplemented with a résumé and cover letter. Once your materials are complete, please email them to You can also drop them off in the box outside of The Hawk office, located in Simpson Hall, Rm. 6 (third floor). All materials must be received no later than Monday, November 21, 2016. 

Once your application has been reviewed, you will be contacted by the Editorial Board to set up an interview.

Click here to download the application and learn more about editorial board positions.