Expressions of Interest 

Apply by 11th of June 11:59 PM!

Myriad is the People of Colour Department’s annual publication. The magazine is created by University of Melbourne students of African, Asian, Pacific Islander, Aboriginal, Indigenous, Latinx, Arab, multiracial, and other relevant backgrounds.

The UMSU POC Department is seeking expressions of interest for paid student contractors to be the sub-editors of the 2021 Edition of Myriad. We are seeking  Commentary/Non-Fiction Sub-Editors, Graphics Sub-Editors, and Creative Sub-Editors to edit the magazine over the period of July to Late October. Successful applicants will be contracted and paid at the conclusion of the work done. Deadline is 11th of June 11:59 PM

Myriad Sub-Editor Application Process

Applicants must:
  • Be a student at the University of Melbourne,
  • Be able to provide an invoice for work done,
  • Have their own equipment and software,
  • Have a passion for POC visibility, advocacy, and representation.
Sub-Editors shared responsibilities
  • Contribute to the vision and direction of the magazine,
  • Attend Myriad Collectives,
  • Consistent communication with the editors regarding workload and tasks
Graphics Sub-Editor responsibilities
  • Proficiency with InDesign or other publishing software preferred but not required
  • Creating graphics for promotion of magazine as the editor directs
  • Collation and formatting graphics and written submissions for a cohesive final publication
Commentary Sub-Editor responsibilities
  • Contribute to the sub-editing of commentary submissions
  • Communicate with Editors and writers regarding editing their work
Creative Sub-Editor responsibilities
  • Contribute to the sub-editing of creative submissions
  • Communicate with Editors and writers regarding editing their work
  1. Complete the expression of interest form:
  2. The form will ask for:
    • Which position(s) you are expressing interest for (descriptions below),
    • 1-2 pieces of work you would like to showcase in your application.
    • A few questions to help us make a decision
  3. Await a response from the People of Colour department!


Complete the application by Friday the 11th of June 11:59PM. Please feel free to ask us any questions via email as well!