Join the Team!

Check this page regularly for opportunities to join the El Iluminador team!  If you have any questions, please contact




Responsibilities as a Contributor:

  • Commitment of at least one (1) semester, preferably one (1) year;
  • Minimum of two (2) articles per month. Articles are due last Wednesday of each month for the following month. More submissions are welcomed and the more you contribute, the more you get published;
    • All articles must meet publishing and style guidelines;
  • Each author is required to provide an image that relates to his article in order to expedite the publishing of the respective article. Images must comply with our copyright policies;
  • Collaborating with the Managing Editor and Copy Editor for the scheduling, editing, and publishing of monthly articles;
  • Contribute at least one (1) article per semester to be considered for the print issue.

Benefits of being on El Iluminador’s team:

  • Ability to contribute to the publication and help to keep it alive;
  • Ability to build up your resume with published material both in web and print format;
  • Ability to request letters of recommendation from any of the editors;
  • Gaining experience with online blogging and magazine publishing;
  • Priority for online publishing. Only on-staff members can contribute to biannual print issues;
  • If you get published in one of the biannual print issues, you will receive a copy for yourself.


  • If member of Sigma Lambda Beta, you must be considered Active-Good Standing (whether alumnus, or collegiate member);
  • Journalism, Communication, English Majors are preferred, but this is not required;

Application Packet (submit via e-mail to

  • Submit application;
  • Writing sample (at least 500 words)
  • Resume (include Fraternal experience, if applicable)

*This is a non-paid volunteer position.  Submitting an application does not guarantee a spot in El Iluminador’s team.*