We're Hiring!

Hello there, 

We are looking for volunteers at OR/MS Tomorrow!

OR/MS Tomorrow is the online student-produced magazine of INFORMS. The biannual publication provides a look at operations research and management sciences from the perspective of students. Edited by a team of students and overseen by a senior faculty advisor, the magazine is written for students and aims to introduce topics relevant to them, highlight their accomplishments, and promote awareness of current events and issues in OR and MS. It features articles, interviews, student publications, pertinent announcements, spotlights of both student chapters and subgroups within the national INFORMS organization, etc.

OR/MS Tomorrow is looking for students to fill the volunteer positions of Webmaster, Staff Writer, Social Media Coordinator, and Editorial Board Member. Each of these positions would give you the opportunity to provide a significant service to our professional society and enhance skills like teamwork and communication. Furthermore, being part of our editorial board will give you valuable networking opportunities at several levels. You will meet students and OR/MS professionals from all over the world that work in related fields within operations research and management sciences. Overall, you will gain visibility within the broader INFORMS network.

We are looking for 2 Editorial Board Members, 3-4 Editorial Staff Writers, 1 Social Media Coordinator, and 1 Webmaster. 

 

Application

The application form can be found here: https://forms.gle/foBFaiL8XkUd9Gcn8

To apply, complete the above form being sure to indicate the position for which you are applying. Any questions should be directed to orms_tomorrow@mail.informs.org.

We are hosting an info session for whoever is interested on March 4! Please find the meeting information at the bottom of this page! 

Deadline: March 17 at 11:59 PM ET 2024.

 

Description of the positions:

Position Title: Webmaster

Work Location: Virtual, via email and conference calls, in person at the INFORMS Annual Meeting (free registration and some travel reimbursement provided).

Impact: Coordinates the website and helps delivery the ORMS Tomorrow content

Responsibilities: Managing the website, publishing content on the website (converting all material into TEX to HTML format and then including it on the website), making additional changes after the final review, assisting co-editors where needed

Qualifications: Current or recent student, knowledge/experience with (or noticeable interest in learning) web hosting and development.

Time Commitment: Approximately 20 hours per issue, for a term of 1-2 years.

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Position Title: Staff Writer  

Work Location: Virtual, via email and conference calls, in person at the INFORMS Annual Meeting (free registration and some travel reimbursement provided).

Impact: Acts as the voice of the OR/MS/Analytics student community.

Responsibilities: Research, develop, and write stories relevant to students in OR/MS/Analytics. May also conduct interviews with INFORMS members and luminaries in the field.

Qualifications: Current or recent student, knowledge of topics relevant to students in the field, and excellent writing skills.

Time Commitment: Approximately 10 hours a month, for a term of 1-2 years.

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Position Title: Editorial Board Member

Work Location: Virtual, via email and conference calls; in person at the INFORMS Annual Meeting (free registration and some travel reimbursement provided).

Impact: Helps to improve the overall clarity of the publication’s message.

Responsibilities: Review and appropriately edit each article for publication. Additional duties include properly formatting the articles and communicating with the Staff Writers.

Qualifications: Current or recent student, excellent writing and proofreading skills.

Time Commitment: Approximately 10 hours a month, for a term of 1 year.

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Position Title: Social Media Coordinator

Work Location: Virtual, via email and conference calls, in person at the INFORMS Annual Meeting (free registration and some travel reimbursement provided).

Impact: Coordinate and manage the announcement of ORMS Tomorrow content on social media.

Responsibilities:  Create original content to promote ORMS Tomorrow across all social media platforms.

Qualifications: Current student, knowledge, and experience in writing, good communication skills.

Time Commitment: Approximately 3-4 hours a month, for a term of 1-2 years.

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Informational Meeting for Interested Students

OR/MS Tomorrow Informational Meeting

Monday, Mar 4 · 4–5 PM ET

Google Meet joining info Video call link: https://meet.google.com/hya-effq-dox

Or dial: +1 662-532-6170 PIN: 185523498

More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/hya-effq-dox?pin=3097755158435