Join the Team

Applications for the 2018-2019 year are closed. Please check back in Spring of 2019 for open positions!

Editor Application

Are you interested in becoming a Senior or Associate Editor for The George Washington University Historical Review? If so, The Review is now accepting applications for Senior and Associate Editor positions!  As a member of The Review Team, you will not only improve your own writing but also gain skills that will appeal to graduate schools and prospective employers.


The responsibilities of each position are as follows:

  • Senior Editor- editing the content and substance of your peers’ submissions
  • Associate Editor- revising the grammar, structure, and citations of your peers’ submissions


Please send your applications to [email protected] by April 13th  with “Editor Application” in the subject line. In the body of the email please include:

  • Your name and year.
  • A resume and cover letter outlining your summer availability.
  • A writing sample in Chicago-Style that includes the class and professor for which the paper was written and the grade received (if applicable).
  • A revised copy of “Editing Practice.” Please download the document, open in Microsoft Word, go to the “Review” bar, and use “track changes” to show how you have fixed any grammar, word choice, comma splices, dangling modifiers, content (like fix, omit, add sentences, if need be), etc.