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The Daily Trojan welcomes students of all majors and experience. Applications to work for the Daily Trojan are available for each semester, and are generally available starting in the last few weeks of the semester before, and the first few weeks of the new semester.

What You Can Do

The Daily Trojan is a full-fledged news operation, with many opportunities to participate. Take a look at this PDF with information about the many positions you might consider.

Fall 2020

Applications for Fall 2020 staff members are now available.  Click below to apply.

Fall 2020 Staff Application »


Applications for Fall 2020 Senior Editors are also available now. If you would like to apply to serve as a senior editor in the fall, please click the appropriate link below:

Fall 2020 Senior Editor Application »

Senior Editor applications should be submitted by July 28.


Interested in writing a column?  Pitch the editors on your column idea by completing this form:

Fall 2020 Columnist Application »

Columnist applications should be submitted by August 28.