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There are a variety of ways for interested students to get involved at the Targum. We offer a variety of opportunities with a wide range of commitment levels. The Targum has great opportunities for growth, building your portfolio, traveling and making great friends.

The Targum is not currently accepting applications. If interested, please follow us on social media to see when applications reopen!


Want to get involved but don't want to commit just yet?

  • Contributing Writer (News, Sports and Inside Beat)

Write a few articles to see if The Daily Targum is a good fit for you.

  • Contributing Photographer (Photo)

Attend a photo meeting and shoot a few assignments to see if The Daily Targum is a good fit for you.


Want to get paid and gain more experience at The Daily Targum? Apply for one of our paid positions! 

  • Correspondents (News, Sports and Inside Beat)

 Required to write at least 2 stories per week.

  • Staff Photographers / Videographers (Photo / Video)

Required to shoot a minimum of 3 assignments per week.


All submissions should be sent to our opinions editor at

  • Columnist - Do you have strong opinions and want to voice your ideas to the community on a regular basis? Apply for a columnist position for the chance to have your writing published bi-weekly or monthly in the Targum's opinions section.

  • Commentary - Can't commit to being a regular columnist, but still want to have your voice heard? Write a guest commentary to potentially be published in the Targum's opinions section.

  • Letters to the Editor - Is there something you read in the Targum that really grinds your gears? Maybe something you liked? Submit a letter to the editor — just keep it under 400 words.

All external submissions must follow the following guidelines to potentially have their article published in the Targum. Submissions that do not follow these guidelines will be rejected.


The following editor positions are a paid full-time commitment. We hire new editors every year and fill open positions throughout the year. Inquire about training by emailing the editor-in-chief, Brian Delk, at or the managing editor, Lilly Tea, at

  • Editor-in-Chief

  • Managing Editor

  • News Editor

  • Opinions Editor

  • Sports Editor

  • Copy Editor

  • Social Media Editor

  • Photo Editor

  • Video Editor

  • Features Editor

  • Social Media Editor

  • Associate News Editor

  • Associate Sports Editor

  • Associate Copy Editor

  • Associate Photo Editor


NEWS: The news desk covers news from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, Highland Park, Piscataway and other local communities. Contact the news editors, Alex Kenney and Arishita Gupta, at and for more information.

OPINIONS: The opinions editor writes the daily editorials, which reflect the opinion of the majority of the current editorial board. Chosen columnists are responsible for writing a column to appear in the opinions section once every two weeks. Political cartoonists can submit a cartoon once per week. For more information, contact the opinions editor at

SPORTS: The sports desk covers Rutgers University sports. For more information, contact the sports editors, Josh Meyers, Camden Markel and Matthew Mangam, at

INSIDE BEAT: This section focuses on arts and entertainment-related coverage, including music, fashion, video games, movies, food, technology and more. For more information, contact our Inside Beat editor, Joel Pesantez, at

SOCIAL MEDIA: Social media is the cornerstone of current digital publications. The accumulation of articles, videos, photos and more exists to expand our readership around the world and reach our readers on their favorite websites. For more information, contact our social media editor, Evelyn Oravez, at

COPY: Copy editors edit and check all Targum content for facts and style. For more information, contact the copy editors, Romi Vaturi or Tani Dave, at

PHOTO: Staff photographers cover University news, metro news and sports events. Photo editors prepare online galleries and choose and edit photos for print. For more information, contact the photo editor, Evan Leong, at

VIDEO: Video editors and staff videographers shoot and edit video, conduct on-camera interviews and prepare additional multimedia packages like audio podcasts. For more information, contact the video editors, Benjamin Horner or Ragini Subramanian, at

GRAPHICS: Journalism is an art form. Whether it is written, photographed, spoken or drawn. Our graphics desk creates original artwork to accentuate our journalistic production. For more information, contact our graphics editors, Elliot Dong and Franky Tan, at