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Make an impact in a growing public affairs startup.

Joining The Contemporary is a fantastic opportunity to grow a startup, develop skills, and gain connections from thought leaders across the country. We’re looking for students with a passion for public affairs, writing, and entrepreneurship. If this interests you, we strongly encourage you to apply for one or more of the following positions. To read more about the positions and apply, simply click on the position. 

Managing EditorThe managing editors will collaborate with the editor-in-chief to lead our editorial vision. Due: January 21.

Assistant Business ManagerThe assistant business manager will collaborate with the business manager to develop our business direction. Due: Jan. 26.

Director of OutreachThe director of outreach will implement a strategy to add columnists and reporters from universities around the country. Due: Jan. 26.

Assistant EditorAssistant editors will collaborate with the managing editors and the editor-in-chief to lead our editorial vision. Due: Rolling.

ColumnistColumnists of The Contemporary work with editors to write two articles per month on public affairs topics. Due: Rolling. 

San Antonio Investigative Reporter: The investigative reporter will write long-form pieces on San Antonio city politics. Due: Jan. 26.

Graphic ArtistGraphic artists will work with the creative director to create graphics for The Contemporary’s articles. Due: Rolling.