HSS Editorial Office Practicum program: Call for Applications

The HSS Editorial Office invites graduate students and early career scholars to apply for our Editorial Practicum program. 

Over the course of an eight-week term of study, attendees will shadow the co-editors of Isis and take part in the life of the journal. This online practicum will involve approximately four hours of scheduled time per week. The curriculum will feature discussion sessions and practical work on manuscript review, mentorship, and editorial craft. Depending on their background, participants may also have the option of preparing a book review for publication.

We anticipate that the Editorial Practicum will appeal to scholars interested in knowing more about the world of academic publishing generally, and in particular the history of science field as represented in Isis. This year’s program will be conducted via Zoom from October 11 to December 17, 2021. There will be one or two meetings per week, with a cohort of up to six participants.

To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for two references to isisjournal@history.msstate.edu. The deadline for applications is September 24. We will inform applicants of our decision by September 30.