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work study 2022

One work study position is now available for full-time undergraduate or graduate University of Victoria students who have had their work study applications approved by UVic Student Awards and Financial Aid.

Step 1: Read the instructions on How to apply for the work study program.

Step 2: If you're approved for work study, please read through the descriptions of the job posting (written below as well as on the Current work study job postings page under the "I-N" tab as MALA - Malahat Review).

Step 3: If you feel you're a good fit for this job, please email your resume (no cover letter needed) to attention: L'Amour Lisik, Managing Editor.

MALA - Editorial Assistant

job description
Assist TMR's staff with a variety of tasks, including:
• screen submissions received on Submittable in three genres (poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction) prior to their being assigned to editorial board members;
• log and process electronic contest entries on Submittable;
• help with proofreading, contest screening, and other editorial tasks;
• other related duties, as time permits.

The successful candidate must be able to critically assess poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction; have excellent computer skills; be familiar with Word and Excel, and a strong interest in and/or knowledge of contemporary writing, especially Canadian literature. An excellent command of English is required. An undergraduate or graduate Writing student is preferred.

job location on-campus
Rm 202a, McPherson Library *Please note that most work can be done remotely. In-office work will only be introduced if both the student and TMR feel that it's a safe option. Our priority during the pandemic is safety for all our staff.*

work study wage
$16.50/hour (including 4% vacation pay)

hours available

how to apply
Email resume (no cover letter needed) to attention: L'Amour Lisik, Managing Editor.