The University of Saskatchewan Undergraduate Research Journal is currently seeking applicants for fall/winter 2018/2019 editorial board positions. Please apply by 11:59 p.m. on April 9th by filling out this form.  Deadline extended for social science and natural sciences applicants: April 20th, 2018. Apply here.

 

Benefits of working on the journal

  • The potential to earn an entry on your co-curricular record
  • Establishing valuable connections with faculty and other students
  • Learning about the politics and ethics around publishing
  • Strengthening editing and proofreading skills 
  • Understanding the strengths and challenges of the review process
  • Learning how to seek publication
  • Gaining experience and skills that can advance your future career and/or academics.
  • Former student editors say:
    • "I learned so much about the process of creating an academic journal. I had no idea what to expect . . . and was very pleased."
    • "Reading so many reviews was very helpful to shaping my own work and understanding what reviewers consider publishable work."
    • "Working on the journal has definitely given me valuable experience that can advance my future career."
    • "The experience of working on this journal made me feel like I was doing something 'real' and meaningful."

To learn more about editorial positions, please peruse Editorial Positions.

For more information, please contact Tara Chambers and Lizette Gerber, Editors-in-Chief, at usurj@usask.ca.