If you've visited campus you may have noticed the various newspapers and magazines inside the doorways of many of our buidlings. Did you know that many of those publications are completely student run? Are you interested in getting involved in media? If so, check out these excellent opportunities to gain valuable experience in creative writing, editing, photography, design, and more:
The Minnesota Daily
The Minnesota Daily is one of the nation's largest student-run newspapers, and has the fourth-largest circulation of newspapers in Minnesota. Students in any major are able to find great opportunities to get valuable experience in journalism, advertising, and more for print and online media. The Daily keeps the University of Minnesota community informed on local and national news and provides a forum for students to voice their opinions or concerns. Almost all U of M students pick up a copy before their first class of the day!
The Ivory Tower
The Ivory Tower is a student-run literary and arts journal that accepts contributions from students accross the University in art, poetry, and short stories. The magazine is run by students who enroll in English Literature 3711, a year-long course. The magazine provides a platform for students to share their talents in art and the written word. It also provides the students who enroll in the class experience in editing, writing, and publishing.
The Wake is a student-run literary magazine that is printed every two weeks. The magazine provides students with opportunities to gain experience in art, business, journalism and editing.
The U of M has very robust campus media, and provides countless jobs and internships for students each year. If you're interested in writing, advertising, art, public relations, web development, or the business of publishing, be sure to check them out!