For information, please contact The Shorthorn Editor-in-Chief or Student Publications Office Manager Brian Schopf, call (817) 272-3188 or visit our office in the University Center's lower level.


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If you have trouble with the online form above, please click here for a printable PDF of our employment application 

To apply, fill out the online application (link above) or download and complete all sections of the .pdf application and drop it off at our office — or mail it to: UTA Student Publications; Box 19038; Arlington, TX 76019. If applicable, please include links to 5-10 samples of your previous journalistic work with the application.


Writing and editing:

Photo and design:

Social media:

  • Social media assistant (newsroom)

Marketing and advertising:

Support staff:

  • Office assistant**
  • News clerk** 

All are paid positions for UTA students.  For more information about requirements and qualifications for any positions listed please view the job description link below.

*Federal work-study program eligibility preferred but not required.

** Federal work-study program eligibility is required. 

Click here to view a list of all job descriptions

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THE SHORTHORN is accepting applications for summer & fall

• Writing and editing • Photo and design
• Ad sales and marketing • Support staff

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Current UTA students enrolled in at least six credit hours during the semester of employment and in good academic standing are eligible to apply for these paid positions.