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The Intima: Editor Application - March 30 Deadline

Monday, March 25, 2013

The Intima is now accepting applications for volunteer staff positions for the 2013-2014 publication cycle.

Editors at The Intima support the development and production of the journal. Editors review each submission and select quality entries that reflect the mission and vision ( ) of the publication. Additionally, each editor is responsible for promoting the content and activities of the journal.

Attention to detail, familiarity with web-based applications, and daily access to email is a must. The Intima is released twice a year and the editorial commitment spans both publications. Overall the time commitment is approximately 15 minutes per week and up to 4 hours per week in the month
leading up to publication.

While anyone with a Narrative and/or Medical Humanities background is invited to apply, preference will be given to students and alumni of the Masters Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University.

Please e-mail completed applications to as
a Microsoft Word attachment. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  1. Name
  2. Best Contact email
  3. Are you a student or alumni of the Masters Program in Narrative Medicine at
    Columbia University?
  4. Please provide a short statement describing your interest in The Intima. Your
    statement should not exceed 200 words.
  5. Please write a short editorial biography, describing your background, interests and
    qualifications. Click here for examples.
  6. Narrative Medicine thrives on dialogue between individuals. The Intima was founded to
    stimulate thought, reflection, and conversation about the intersecting worlds
    of medicine, humanities and art, in the context of individual clinical
    experiences across the spectrum of health and illness. Please choose two ( or
    more) pieces previously published in The Intima, and bring them into dialogue
    with each other. You could take the topic and tone of this blog in whatever
    direction you think is best-- click here for examples. The essay should be between 200-500
  7. Please attach photograph to accompany your editorial biography.

Applicants will be notified of their application status by April 1st, 2013.