• Executive Positions: Editor in Chief, Managing Editor, Director of Operations, Director of Finance, Director of Marketing
  • Staff Writer
  • Marketing Team Member


Staff Writers are expected to participate in the peer review process and required to write at least one article (500-800 words) for the journal per quarter as well as an on-campus event coverage and/or written or video interview. The latter requirement is a piece on a contemporary event or coverage of a UCSD organization with some international relevance.

If interested, please fill out an application for Staff Writers found below. Please attach a writing sample of a previous work to the application where marked. A resume is not required.


Marketing team members are expected to participate in the design and marketing of Prospect events, branding and public awareness of Prospect’s online presence, and are required to contribute to event groundwork, such as flyering and chalking. Members of Prospect’s team work together to communicate our message to the UCSD community and beyond. As a team member, your time commitment can vary based on your own schedule and passion for promoting Prospect’s mission, but a once weekly hour-long meeting is required.

Suggested qualities:

  • Creativity
  • Well-developed communication skills
  • Skills with Photoshop and design layout
  • Developed speaking skills
  • Personal knowledge of UCSD clubs and communities
  • Enthusiasm for new endeavors
  • Flexibility

If interested please fill out an application found for Marketing Team members found below. A resume is not required.


Senior Editors are expected to work with a group of 4 to 5 staff writers to publish weekly, and are expected to guide their writers through all stages of peer review and publication process. They also review contributing writer pieces as well as staff writer applications as assigned by the Editor in Chief.

If interested, please send an email to with a resume, two writing samples, a filled out PROSPECT Staff Writer Application, and “Senior Editor” as the subject.

Google forms:

Executive Board Application

Staff Writer/Editor Application

Marketing Application

Manual Applications (only fill out if google form does not work):

PROSPECT Staff Writer Application

PROSPECT Marketing/Finance Application