Become an Editor

The University of Saskatchewan Undergraduate Research Journal is now recruiting editorial board members for fall/winter 2021-2022. The deadline is June 15th, 2021. Learn more about editorial positions.

Benefits of working on the journal

  • The potential to earn an entry on your co-curricular record
  • Establishing valuable connections with faculty and other students
  • Learning about the politics and ethics around publishing
  • Strengthening editing and proofreading skills
  • Understanding the strengths and challenges of the review process
  • Learning how to seek publication
  • Gaining experience and skills that can advance your future career and/or academics.
  • Former student editors say:
    • "I learned so much about the process of creating an academic journal. I had no idea what to expect . . . and was very pleased."
    • "Reading so many reviews was very helpful to shaping my own work and understanding what reviewers consider publishable work."
    • "Working on the journal has definitely given me valuable experience that can advance my future career."
    • "The experience of working on this journal made me feel like I was doing something 'real' and meaningful."

USURJ leadership abides by the University of Saskatchewan’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion policy’s outlined responsibilities and actively applies them to its hiring, training, publishing, and communications practices.

We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. If you are interested in volunteering with USURJ, please fill out an application.

Please contact us with any questions you have! usurj@usask.ca.