The Student Hourly Assistant | Panther Staff Writer, under general supervision, will cover beats regularly, provide ongoing story ideas and stories on a regular basis by deadline. Staff writers are responsible for improving the quality and content of all stories, as directed by supervising editors.
Actively and aggressively seek and pitch stories for respective sections.
Supervise, train, and motivate volunteer writers.
Meet writing deadlines.
Format and design assigned section.
Review, edit, proof.
Take responsibility for all copies in assigned section.
Attend staff meetings including virtual meetings.
Assist the Managing Editor in determining story coverage.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Presently enrolled at Prairie View A&M University for at least nine (9) graduate or six (6) undergraduate semester credit hours during the term in which the work is to be done.
Must be in good academic standing (SAP) as demonstrated through your college; minimum 2.0 GPA
No prior experience necessary
For work eligibility during a summer term, a student must be enrolled for at least three (3) graduate or undergraduate semester credit hours during the term in which the work is to be done or preregistered at least six (6) undergraduate semester hours or nine (9) graduate semester hours for the upcoming fall term.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Job Posting Close Date:
Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box.
Cover Letter (Optional)
Detailed Class Schedule
Application Submission Guidelines:
The required documents listed in the above-Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1793 or
Internal Number: R-027348
About Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View A&M University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. It is committed to achieving relevance in each component of its mission by addressing issues and proposing solutions through programs and services designed to respond to the needs and aspirations of individuals, families, organizations, agencies, schools, and communities--both rural and urban. Prairie View A&M University is a state-assisted institution by legislative designation, serving a diverse ethnic and socioeconomic population, and a land-grant institution by federal statute.