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This Spring 2015, berkeleyByte is looking for
- Tech Reporter
- Design Reporter
- Culture Reporter
- Marketing / Finance / Public Relations
- Photographer / Videographer
- Write an article every two weeks on your area of focus.
Tech: student startups, hackathons, science and technology research on campus, clubs, latest technologies in industry, review gadgets, profile engineering students and professors, etc.
Design: new design Institute, designathons, design clubs, design firms in the Bay Area, design courses, design trends, reviews on UI designs, profiles on student designers, etc.
Culture: poetry slams, plays, movies, food (we have a section called “Nibbles and Bites”), art, etc.
- Pitch and discuss story ideas to the editorial staff.
- Attend events related to your area of focus and become well versed in current events and happenings in the field.
- Work with editors to edit and revise.
- Talk to amazing people working on amazing things.
Marketing / Finance / Public Relations:
- Manage berkeleyByte’s social media presence and increase our presence on various platforms.
- Plan panel discussions and related events in which students can interact with selected speakers.
- Manage berkeleyByte’s finances and look for ways to increase sponsorship.
- Devise ideas and on how to increase readership and revenue for the site and execute these ideas.
Photographer / Videographer:
- Work with writers and editors on taking pictures for articles.
- Create photo essays and conduct video interviews.
- Explore ways to incorporate multi-media content for the site.
- Present and execute ideas for web design and development for our website.
- Manage berkeleyByte and its Facebook and Twitter.
For all of these positions, past experience is preferred but not necessary. A willingness to learn and play well with others are most crucial. Please note that these positions are unpaid.
berkeleyByte is also always welcome to guest contributors. If you have a piece that you think is relevant to berkeleyByte readers, please email it to berkeleyByte at gmail.com. Please note that not every submission is guaranteed to be published.