Join Our Team

as a Writer

Writers are the most important part of the WIRe team. We are looking for innovative and passionate people who are interested in global affairs. Students of all majors and years are part of our hardworking and dedicated team. All Wisconsin students, undergraduate and graduate, are welcome to apply. The time commitment to be a writer is minimal. The only requirement is the submission of two articles (450 words or more) per semester. Joining the WIRe as a writer comes with many perks including individualized writing training and feedback, access to an exclusive community of foreign policy thinkers, and recognition on the website. Plus, it looks really good on a resume.

The Staff Writer application for Fall 2019 is now open!

as a Contributor

The WIRe is always looking for fresh ideas and perspectives on trending and under-reported international topics. Get published with UW-Madison’s premier international magazine and spark a conversation. All UW students are welcome to contribute pieces on an ad hoc basis. Have an idea but unsure how to write or in what direction you should take it? Our team of editors will work closely with you to develop or refine your article for publication.

To submit a piece, please email it to If you would like to discuss your piece with one of our editors, please join us at our office hours every Tuesday at 8 PM in the Student Activity Center Room 3155.