Bursting at the seams with enthusiasm for travel? We've got just the place for you to channel that energy!
Go Overseas is now accepting applications for the Writing Corps! Go Overseas has published hundreds of awesome articles and stories written by serial-travel addicts and new-passport-holders alike. These informative pieces serve to help our community deepen their knowledge of what it means to study, volunteer, teach, intern, or spend a gap year abroad (or just experience life in a foreign country!).
None of these articles would have been possible without our Writing Corps and contributing editors.
If you're breaking into the online travel writing industry, are fresh off a wonderful semester abroad, or just looking to reach a bigger audience, contributing articles to Go Overseas is an ideal place to start or expand! Why? We do a lot more than just publish beautiful-looking articles: we use best practices to determine what topics readers are interested in, and conduct thorough research to make sure our articles cover all the bases. You're not just refining your knowledge on a subject, you're developing your online writing skills.
HOW IT WORKS: Each month, you will receive a list of several article topics via email. Members can sign up to write these on a first-come, first-serve basis. After calling dibs on an article, the relevant Go Overseas editor will be in touch with expectations, logistics, and stylistic guidelines for the piece you are contributing.
You do NOT have to contribute an article each month, but are certainly invited and encouraged to. You can opt out of the Writing Corps at anytime after you have been selected.
PAYMENT: Though this is an unpaid position, we will find unique and creative ways to reward our top contributors (and we don't just mean virtual high fives!). We do a great job of mentoring, encouraging, and introducing our favorite members of the Writing Corps to neat opportunities and connections in the industry.
Further, our best WC members are typically promoted to write for us as a paid contributor!
Participating in the Writing Corps will get you exposure on the site, will help build your online writing portfolio, and will give you inside knowledge about what's happening at Go Overseas. Writing Corps members are given priority whenever we expand our prestigious group of Contributing Editors (Psst! Former Writing Corps members Lisa Harvey and Colin Heinrich were recently bumped up!).
Apply now to be considered for the Go Overseas Writing Corps. Download the Application here. Applications are considered year-round and accepted on a rolling basis. The team at Go Overseas is looking forward to working alongside writers just like you!