To apply for our internships, which are eligible for academic credit, visit Jobs for Tars and search “Sandspur” for our internships in Public Relations and Multimedia.
If interested in any of the following paid contributor positions, please fill out the appropriate information in the form below.
Writing & Editing
Staff Writer (paid on stipend)
Contribute two to three articles per issue. Write stories, either of their own design or through workshopping an idea at our weekly general meeting on Mondays at 6. Reporters may cover a regular beat, and some may write columns regularly.
Beat Reporters (paid per article after 7 published articles)
Write once a week on a specific area related to campus. Bring your own article ideas from your area to article assignment each week. Become an expert on one part of Rollins College. Focus areas can include campus news, academic affairs, student orgs, FSL, sports, theatre, alumni, and more.
Columnist (paid per article after 7 published articles)
Contribute one article per week for column.
Freelance Writer (paid per article after 7 published articles)
Contribute articles on your own schedule. Write stories, either of their own design or through workshopping an idea at our weekly general meeting on Mondays at 6.
Copy Editor (paid on stipend, work on weekends)
Edit stories for style, grammar, and content.
Section Editor (paid on stipend, typically work 8 hrs. per week Monday and Tuesday nights)
Present story ideas weekly, edit stories for content, write headlines, sub-headlines and photo captions.
Design & Photography
Designer (paid on stipend, typically work 8 hrs. per week Monday and Tuesday nights)
Creates artwork assigned by the staff for use in accompanying an article or appearing on the cover. May involve freehand or computer generated drawings. Work Monday and Tuesday evenings designing the paper using Adobe InDesign and Photoshop.
Photo Editor (paid on stipend, typically work 8 hrs. per week Monday and Tuesday nights)
Find, take, and edit photos for each week’s publication. Assign photography jobs to photographers.
Photographer (paid per event photographed after 7 events photographed)
Take photos around campus for specific articles, to amass a collection of pictures for future use by the newspaper, and/or for use on this website.
Illustrator (paid per illustration used)
Creates artwork assigned by the staff for use in accompanying an article or appearing on the cover. May involve freehand or computer generated drawings.
Cartoonist (paid per illustration used)
Creates editorial cartoons or weekly cartoons for paper or website.
Web and Multimedia
Web Editor (paid on stipend)
Manages website including design, content planning, uploading content, promotion, and maintenance.
Web Content Manager(paid on stipend; needs to be available Wednesdays)
Upload all content to website for online publication of paper on Thursdays.
Webmaster (paid on stipend)
Manages technical side of website.
Video Department (paid on stipend)
Help develop this new division of The Sandspur. Positions include archivists, videographers, video editors, screenwriters, and talent spots.
Business & Public Relations
Public Relations Coordinator (paid on stipend)
Manage the PR department including interns and social media manager. Run weekly meetings, plan events, and maintain social media presence.
Social Media Manager (paid on stipend)
Oversee management of all Sandspur social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Flickr, LinkedIn).
Ad Manager (paid on stipend)
Manages and recruits ad reps.
Ad Rep (paid on commission)
Sells ads to national and local businesses and earns commission on completed sales.
Archivist (paid on stipend)
Manage all past issues of The Sandspur through print and virtual archives.
Production Assistants (paid on stipend)
Assist with tasks as assigned by General Manager during regular work hours each week.
The Sandspur is also open to anyone interested in other positions of their own design as well.