The Michigan Interscholastic Press Association employs Michigan State University students to help run our headquarters office and to work at various events.

MIPA is a nonprofit organization composed of Michigan scholastic journalism teachers and student media advisers and their students. The organization is committed to promoting and recognizing excellence in journalism at all levels through education, training and support of student journalists and their advisers. MIPA is housed in MSU’s School of Journalism.

General Inquiries:

Available positions are posted on this page. MIPA also occasionally needs short-term help for various events. (These short-term employees must be enrolled as MSU students.) General inquiries can be made to:

Jeremy Steele, Executive Director
Michigan Interscholastic Press Association
404 Wilson Road, Room 305
MSU School of Journalism
East Lansing, MI 48824
[email protected]

Youth Program Criminal Background Check Authorization

Michigan State University rules require all individuals who have direct contact with minors at a campus youth program pass a criminal background check within 12 months of the program. All individuals interesting in working for the MIPA Summer Journalism Workshop must successfully complete this check before they will be considered for employment.

Learn more and get the background check authorization form

Current Openings

  • We have no openings at this time

See below for job descriptions and additional information