As the premier journal of undergraduate scientific research, the Journal of Young Investigators provides a variety of opportunities in peer-reviewing, scientific writing, and organizational management. Since 1997, undergraduates and recent graduates, from over 30 different academic institutions in 8 countries, have worked to establish the JYI as the top undergraduate science journal. Over the years, the JYI has received generous supports from the National Science Foundation, the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, Duke University, Science Magazine, Science Magazine's Next Wave, GlaxoWellcome, Inc., Swarthmore College, Georgetown University, and many others. Furthermore, for its excellent publications and innovative educational programs, the JYI has been featured in Nature, The New York Times, The Chronicle on Higher Education, EurekAlert!, and other publications
JYI is currently hiring Associate Editors in the following categories:
1) Biology and Biomedical Sciences (BIO)
2) Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering (PSME)
3) Psychology and Social Sciences (PSS)
Student editors will receive an in-depth experience in which they are trained as reviewers under the guidance of professionals in the field and engaged in a dialog concerning the methods and future of scientific publishing. There will be many opportunities for entry level staffs to be promoted as well. The JYI staff often go on to become successful professionals who are well-informed and experienced in issues concerning scientific publishing, and are effective communicators and reviewers.
Submit Applications at http://www.jyi.org/participate/student/