Apply to Join The Journal of Student Leadership Staff  

 Applications for Spring 2024 Journal Staff are closed. Feel free to apply for Fall 2024 starting in March.  

How to Apply:

  1. Fill out the application below. Fill out on a laptop or pcthe form may not show up on some mobile devicesto be considered for JSL Staff! (Note: staff positions are unpaid, but there are a couple of small scholarships for top leadership staff).
  2. Email us at right after you've submitted to verify we've received your application. (Sometimes the application form below has been known not to work, so please send an email to double-check!)

If your application is accepted to join the staff, we expect you'll register for SLSS 101R section 001 (3 credits taught by Profs. Sandi Bennett and Ben Johnson).  This is a hybrid class that meets only on Thursdays in person (face-to-face) from 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm and possible other times (depending on your team) to carry out the work of producing an issue of the journal.

Here are the JSL Staff Spring 2024 Course Details: 

SLSS 101R: Student Success Topics

CRN: 29076  |  Section 001

Thursdays from 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm

Prof.  Sandi Bennett and Ben Johnson

As a staff member, you’ll join a high-achieving team of students from across campus. Some benefits include:

  • Enrich Your College Experience by developing skills in Editing, Design, Public Relations & Marketing, and Leadership
  • Publish an Issue of a peer-reviewed academic journal
  • Excellent Resume Builder—prep for grad school or the workforce
  • Nice JSL t-shirt!
  • Eligibility for Journal Distinction Cords for Graduation - Talk to us!

JSL Honors Cord

JSL Staff Application

Would you like to send supporting documents along with your application?

Optional: If you'd like to submit supporting documents along with your application (a resume, a writing sample, or design/layout samples), email them to 

Contact: Dr. Benjamin Johnson
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Phone: 801.863.6725 | LC 407 h