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From U.S.-China relations to the international women’s movement to the enlargement of the United Nations Security Council, the Elliott School’s International Affairs Review (IAR) provides a unique forum for the policy perspective of tomorrow’s leaders on critical issues facing the world today.

IAR is now celebrating its 21st year in print and 6th year on the web. We are currently looking for quick witted, entrepreneurial and intellectually curious George Washington graduate students to join our team. Things happen quickly in the global policy world and we need enthusiastic team players to provide timely, analytical commentary on current political debates in the field of international affairs.

We are looking for graduate students for the following available positions. If you’re interested in being part of our team, please apply online.

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Available Positions

Web Editor
Responsible for editing short articles (approximately one every two weeks and on the topics previously selected by the editor) to be posted on the website. Expected turn around time for edited articles will be no more than one day. This position will require close coordination with the website's content manager and editor-in-chief. In addition to editing articles, the web editor also has the opportunity to write articles for the website.

* Proven writing and editing skills
* Writing sample (up to 600 words) and resume (1 page) will be required
* Commitment: edit 1 text every 2 weeks

Web Writer
Responsible for writing 400-800 word articles on topic of choice, in consultation with the website's editor-in-chief and content manager, at least once every three weeks. Once an assignment has been given turn around time is expected to be no longer than one week. All writers that submit over 3 articles every semester will be considered a senior writer and their names will appear on our website.

* Proven writing skills
* Resume (1 page) will be required
* Commitment: depends on the writer, but ideally submit at least 2 articles per month
* Particularly looking for writers in the areas of international trade, global communication, science and technology policy, Africa and multilateral affairs

Print Editor
Serves as the first line editor for journal articles; provides analysis, editorial, and substantive comments back to the author; works with senior editing staff on final articles.

* Proven writing and editing skills
* Resume (1 page) will be required
* Commitment: The journal goes to print three times per year, with an editing window of approximately one month. The ideal commitment for print editors during this time is 2-3 hours per week.

Social Media
Actively participate in a wide variety of social media activities such as community development and management, social bookmarking, commenting, etc. Create and implement a social media strategy to define which social media outlets will increase IAR’s visibility and outreach. Will be required to measure the impact of social media on the overall marketing efforts.

* Experience with social media tools and techniques
* Submit resume (1 page)
* Commitment: Weekly monitoring and publication on Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin

Photo Editor
Responsible for finding photos for specific articles on the website; knowledge and ownership of Adobe Photoshop is helpful. The photographic editor can also write and contribute articles to the website if he or she desires.

* Experience in photo editing
* Submit resume (1 page)
* Commitment: photo selection for 3 articles every week

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About Us

The International Affairs Review is a graduate student-run publication of The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs in Washington, D.C.

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Submission Guidelines

The International Affairs Review is currently accepting article submissions for the Web site. Submissions are accepted on a weekly basis and the deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time every Thursday.

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Opinions expressed in International Affairs Review are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of International Affairs Review, The Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University, or any other person or organization formally associated with International Affairs Review.

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