Join our Team

We are constantly looking for talented students to join our team. As a staff member of The Tower you will be a part of a dynamic team dedicated to showcasing, promoting and inspiring Georgia Tech undergraduate research on a national stage. Successful applicants will have:

  • Strong leadership with willingness to readily take ownership of highly challenging tasks and problems

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong critical thinking skills

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines

  • Initiative to actively seek new knowledge and improve skills

  • Effective interpersonal skills with ability to collaborate and team with others

We accept applications on a rolling basis and review every application we receive. Fill out the electronic application and follow the submission instructions outlined in the application.


Staff Descriptions

Editor-in-Chief

The Editor-In-Chief shall oversee all duties for the production of the journal and is ultimately responsible for all content in the publication. All decisions for the Journal that are not defined in this constitution shall be made by the Editor-In-Chief. He or she will serve as the external representative for the publication and supervise all other Editorial Board members. Annually or when requested, the editor shall submit to the Board of Student Publications a written report on the status of the Journal. The Editor-In-Chief shall have the authority to accept or reject articles approved for publication by the Review Board and shall be responsible for maintaining and modifying the "Submission Publication Process" when deemed appropriate.

Managing Editor for Submissions & Review

The Managing Editor for Submissions & Review shall oversee the members of the Review Board and be responsible for the solicitation and approval of articles. Students wishing to be published in The Tower shall contact the Managing Editor for Submissions & Review who shall forward the student's article to the appropriate Section Editor for consideration.

Section Editors

Section Editors manage the review and editing of submissions to which they have been assigned. In some cases, a Section Editor who is assigned to see submissions through the peer-review process will also be responsible for seeing the submissions that are accepted through the editing process (that is, through copyediting, layout, and proofreading). There is a Section Editor for every major academic field and they are responsible for the submissions in their field.

Managing Editor for Production

The Managing Editor for Production shall oversee all production aspects of the Journal's publication including layout, copyediting, style and printing.

Business Manager

The Business Manager shall be responsible for all business matters of The Tower including finances, marketing, and distribution.

Marketing Assistant

The Marketing Assistant assists the Business Manager in promoting The Tower to the Georgia Tech community and to the nation. The marketing assistant helps map and execute advertising strategies on campus and markets to both students interested in The Tower and student participating in research. The marketing assistant also oversees all public relations matters of The Tower and ensures that The Tower acquires an adequate number of submissions. When appropriate, the marketing assistant also assists the other members of the business branch.

Webmaster

The Webmaster will manage the appearance and the content of the website as requested by the Managing Editor of Production and/or by the Editorial Board. Templates and preliminary designs for the website must be submitted to the Managing Editor of Production for a review/feedback. After this review process, if the design/template is deemed appropriate for the usage for The Tower, the Managing Editor of Production will submit it to the Editorial Board for the final review.

Layout Editor

The Layout Editor will create templates that will be used for the journal. Templates and preliminary designs for the layout must be submitted to the Managing Editor of Production for a review/feedback. After this review process, if the design/template is deemed appropriate for the usage for The Tower, the Managing Editorial of Production will submit it to the Editorial Board for the final review.

Copy Editor

The Copy Editor will be in charge of rectifying any design/grammatical errors that may be present in all the final products created by the Production Group before they are submitted for the Editorial Board review.

Photo Editor/Graphic Designer

The Photo Editor/Graphic Designer will be in charge of creating/editing/enhancing all the graphics (e.g. images, graphs, tables etc.) that are present in the journal. Edited Images/preliminary designs must be submitted to the Managing Editor of Production for a review/feedback. After this review process the Managing Editor of Production, if the design is deemed appropriate for the usage for The Tower, will submit it to the Editorial board for the final review. In the case of enhanced images, the enhanced images must be reviewed by the Managing Editor of Production.

Reviewers

Reviewers will be responsible for reviewing all articles submitted to The Tower and selecting those that they believe to be fit for publication. All articles shall be approved or rejected according to the guidelines outlined in the "Submission Publication Process" which is maintained by the Editor-In-Chief with the advice and consent of the Editorial Board.