Get Involved 2017-03-10T20:30:18+00:00

Perks of being an intern:

  • Get ahead in registration through units gained within yearbook!
  • Resume builder!
  • Get connected with different students, departments on campus, and resources available!
  • Have a reference for future opportunities!
  • Learn and develop different sets of skills!
  • Make connections and start new friendships!

To get involved in yearbook please email your resume at yearbook@uci.edu or contact any of our staff members!

As Editor-in-Chief, one must have strong organization skills, and plan the Anthology’s layout. The Editorin-Chief will meet with the Advisor in order to plan the Ladder content and deadline dates. Every spread must have the final approval of the Editor-in-Chief before submission and must be aware that each page upholds all journalistic standards. With the help of the editorial staff, the EiC chooses a theme for the publication and ensures it is being implemented throughout the book as planned. As EiC, one must be flexible in time in order to ensure every deadline is met. EiCs choose their editorial staff for the year and must work with everyone to ensure the productivity of their work. Must attend and lead every weekly meeting with the editorial staff and general interns. The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for serving as a liason for the general staff with the Advisor and vice versa.

If an Editor resigns or is unable to fulfill his or her duties, the Editor-in-Chief will remove the Editor from their position at his/her discretion and is responsible for fulfilling the position. If the Editor-in-Chief does not fulfill their duties as assigned by the Advisor, misses deadlines, etc., the Advisor will remove the current editor from the position and will ask the Managing Editor to take over the duties of the Editorin-Chief at their discretion.

Skills needed:

– Organization

– Flexibility

– Creativity

– Time Management

– Strong communication skills

– Attention to detail

The Design Editor is responsible for executing the creative vision of the Editorial Staff throughout the yearbook, including creating the cover, designing spreads, and consistently implementing the year’s theme throughout the book. The Design Editor manages a group of Design Interns, assigning them spreads to design, leading open critiques of spreads, and teaching them various design principles. In the beginning of the year, the Design Editor leads a series of workshops to help Design Interns learn how to use design software, such as Adobe InDesign or Walsworth’s Online Design. Along with the section’s responsiblities, the Design Editor is in charge of also following general Editor duties such as: – Updating the Managing Editor on a weekly basis of the status of interns and alerting the Managing Editor of any important intern developments (good and bad). – The Editor is responsible and accountable for content on section pages by the deadline (as defined by Editor-in-Chief). – Work with all editors to integrate material and create a section that is stylistically consistent with the book concept. Job Requirements: – advanced knowledge of design software (i.e. Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop) – knowledge of design principles – attention to detail – strict adherence to deadlines – passion for design

 

Intern Info:

To never make boring art, editing pictures, designing pages, exploring different designs, criticizing each other’s work

Academics and Administration Section Editor: Works with Photo Editor to schedule group and individual photos of administrative and academic units who purchase space in the book. Reaches out to new offices on-campus units to see if they are interested in obtaining space in their book. Professionally e-mails and interacts with on-campus departments. Keeps in good contact and communication with departments and the Advisor about page developments. Collects content from departments who purchase pages and send departments proofs of their pages as requested. Works closely with Advisor to draft contracts, manage payment options, etc. Along with the section’s responsiblities, the Academics and Administration Editor is in charge of also following general Editor duties such as: – Updating the Managing Editor on a weekly basis of the status of interns and alerting the Managing Editor of any important intern developments (good and bad). – The Editor is responsible and accountable for content on section pages by the deadline (as defined by Editor-in-Chief). – Work with all editors to integrate material and create a section that is stylistically consistent with the book concept.

 

Intern Info:

An intern working under the Academics and Administration editor is accountable for learning email etiquette, interact with on-campus departments, and reviewing content on department pages

Copy Editor • Attends all staff and editor meetings. • Sets the tone for all copy content for the year and maintains that when editing. • Reviews all copy content before deadlines are submitted. • Edits all copies to maintain grammar, spelling and style. • Works with staff on copy writing techniques if necessary. As a copy editor, you will be setting the tone for the written content for the entire yearbook. This means you will be in charge of editing all written content to reflect this as well as checking for grammar and spelling. You will also work with interns and other staff on writing techniques so that their copies better fit the tone that has been set for the year. If needed, you can also host workshops to help them out! Along with the section’s responsiblities, the Copy Editor is in charge of also following general Editor duties such as: – Updating the Managing Editor on a weekly basis of the status of interns and alerting the Managing Editor of any important intern developments (good and bad). – The Editor is responsible and accountable for content on section pages by the deadline (as defined by Editor-in-Chief). – Work with all editors to integrate material and create a section that is stylistically consistent with the book concept.

 

Intern Info:

I am also here for the interns if they ever need help approaching copy writing or finding inspirations for copies.

The Graduates Editor manages the section that contains senior portraits, outstanding professor profiles, and senior features. The section demands responsibility, initiative, and creativity to identify stories and leads, reach out to other students and staff for interviews and photos, and work flexibly around deadline for the spreads provided. The editor should have a strong writing background, as well as experience interviewing, and be confident editing and assigning interns’ work. Along with the section’s responsiblities, the Graduates Editor is in charge of also following general Editor duties such as: – Updating the Managing Editor on a weekly basis of the status of interns and alerting the Managing Editor of any important intern developments (good and bad). – The Editor is responsible and accountable for content on section pages by the deadline (as defined by Editor-in-Chief). – Work with all editors to integrate material and create a section that is stylistically consistent with the book concept.

 

Intern Info:

An intern working under the graduates section would be assisting with interviews as well as helping to write the profiles and features. Interns under the graduates sections will be given the opportunity to develop their interviewing and writing skills as well as their leadership skills.

Marketing Director: The marketing director must market to the student population as well as get the name “Anthology” out to the greater community. Dutires include creating their own marketing strategies and implementing the plans. The Marketing Director must assign marketing assignments to designated interns as well as having assignments for the entire staff. With the help of the Yearbook Advisor, the Marketing Director will prepare the budget and plan business strategies. The marketing director must be able to oversee all the financial aspects of the yearbook, including the sales and distribution, and the Senior Service Activities. Other duties include: planning and executing marketing plans for Grad Expo and Senior Sendoff along with tabling during graduation. Skills needed: – Strong organization skills – Flexibility – Creative Thinking – Leadership Skills – Goal-Oriented Along with the section’s responsiblities, the Sports Editor is in charge of also following general Editor duties such as: – Updating the Managing Editor on a weekly basis of the status of interns and alerting the Managing Editor of any important intern developments (good and bad). – The Editor is responsible and accountable for content on section pages by the deadline (as defined by Editor-in-Chief). – Work with all editors to integrate material and create a section that is stylistically consistent with the book concept.
Sports Section Editor Interface with professional photographer assigned to take athletic shots and keep Editor-in-Chief and Advisor fully informed of his/her progress. Professionally communicates with team coaches and directors about how to obtain necessary content for pages. Ensures proper coverage of select sports teams along with completing feature spreads on noteworthy athletes. Displays strong interviewing and sports-writing skills. Along with the section’s responsiblities, the Sports Editor is in charge of also following general Editor duties such as: – Updating the Managing Editor on a weekly basis of the status of interns and alerting the Managing Editor of any important intern developments (good and bad). – The Editor is responsible and accountable for content on section pages by the deadline (as defined by Editor-in-Chief). – Work with all editors to integrate material and create a section that is stylistically consistent with the book concept.

 

Intern Info:

  • Interview the coaches and players of featured sports teams
  • Write articles about different sports and sporting events
  • Go and watch some games with the editor to get a feel on what kind of article to write
Managing Editor As a Managing Editor your main job is to look after the interns. You will have to keep track of the interns information, attendance, the socials they attend and any mandatory assignments. Another important job is that you are in charge of creating socials and being able to execute them in order to bring together interns and have them interact with each other. You will help the Editor in Chief whenever they need assistance in various job duties. As Managing Editor, you are in charge of sending course codes and authorization codes. If in the event that an Editor in Chief cannot fulfill their duties, and/or steps down, the Managing Editor will take the role of the Editor-in-Chief as seen fit by the Advisor. Along with the section’s responsibilities, the Design Editor is in charge of also following general Editor duties such as: – Updating the Managing Editor on a weekly basis of the status of interns and alerting the Managing Editor of any important intern developments (good and bad). – The Editor is responsible and accountable for content on section pages by the deadline (as defined by Editor-in-Chief). – Work with all editors to integrate material and create a section that is stylistically consistent with the book concept.
Resident Life Section Editor Resident Life requires most of the job done to be done in Fall Quarter. During Week 0, the job requires to attend all the freshmen hall photoshoots at Mesa Court, Middle Earth, Campus Village and Arroyo Vista and make sure to get every student’s information. It is important to also get the residents’ information, pictures and a short questionnaire for their profile next to their hall photo. Throughout the quarter, events at the different residence halls should be attended and recorded in order to show what it means living in the different first year housing. All information on either students, resident advisors or events should be typed as soon as you get the information to make life easier for you and the interns assisting you. Also, planning and executing the end of the year banquet falls under the Resident Life Editor’s duties. Along with the section’s responsibilities, the Resident Life Editor is in charge of also following general Editor duties such as: – Updating the Managing Editor on a weekly basis of the status of interns and alerting the Managing Editor of any important intern developments (good and bad). – The Editor is responsible and accountable for content on section pages by the deadline (as defined by Editor-in-Chief). – Work with all editors to integrate material and create a section that is stylistically consistent with the book concept.

 

Intern Info:

As an Intern, they would be helping me out during the group picture session by making sure everyone in the hall fills their names out while I am interviewing the Resident Advisors during the photo session. There is always a chance for mishap during these photoshoots, as every bit of information is really important, I would make sure to get the missing the information with the help of my interns. I would assign interns to go to that particular resident hall with the missing information to gain the content to be filled into the yearbook. This editor job is really crucial during the Fall quarter as it’s the time for the freshman resident pictures and other freshman events, all this work would be easier when the work is spread out evenly between all the interns.

University Life Editor  Up to date with current and past social events on campus throughout the academic school year  Works closely with photography editor to assure coverage of events being covered for the yearbook  Work closely with Copy Editor to keep up with updates being done to articles for spreads  Close knit relationship with university life editors to ensure writing coverage for events  Writing skills to write articles and overview articles turned in by interns  Constant communication with on-campus clubs and organizations for event details and event reporting  Working closely with yearbook team throughout the academic school year  Have a flexible schedule to cover last minute events and help with other yearbook responsibilities Along with the section’s responsibilities, the University Life Editor is in charge of also following general Editor duties such as: – Updating the Managing Editor on a weekly basis of the status of interns and alerting the Managing Editor of any important intern developments (good and bad). – The Editor is responsible and accountable for content on section pages by the deadline (as defined by Editor-in-Chief). – Work with all editors to integrate material and create a section that is stylistically consistent with the book concept.

 

Inter Info:

By joining University Life, students will have more opportunities to explore the UCI campus and can meet more friends. Being an University Life intern, you will be able to attend events that are held on campus for free in order to gather information. Then you will need to write a few paragraphs about those events (usually one or two paragraphs). I will separate an assignment into small portions and assign to interns, and these need to be turned in to me before due date. Although you have to do short assignments, you will have fun while doing the job! I hope to see you in the future!