Applications open for 2017 EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship

Company: Delegation of the European Union to Canada
Category: Institutions
Location: European Union
Deadline to apply: May 1st, 2017
Duration: The Study Tour will take place in autumn 2017.

The EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship aims to recognize outstanding journalistic talent among young Canadians. Since 2001, three candidates have been selected every year to participate in a week-long study tour to experience the EU institutions, the Canadian Mission to the EU, and media outlets in Brussels.
Winners will also attend the daily European Commission press briefing.

Prior to the trip, winners will be invited to an awards ceremony co-hosted by the Office of the Speakers of the House of Commons and the CAJ in Ottawa. Winners will also benefit from a one-year CAJ membership or one-year CAJ membership renewal.

Winners are required to submit a sample of their work and to chronicle their study tour experience online or in print during the study tour or upon their return from Europe (i.e. published articles, blogging, social media platforms).

The EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship seeks to reinforce links between Europeans and Canadians and to raise awareness of the European Union among a new generation of Canadian students and journalists.

Position Requirements:
In order to be eligible, participants must be:
• Actively enrolled in a Canadian university/post-secondary institution or active in the field of journalism
• Between the ages 18-30
Canadian citizen or permanent resident

1. Sample of work 
• Applicants are invited to submit a sample of their work, in English or French (recently published or unpublished), focusing on an issue of relevance pertaining to the European Union or European Union-Canada relations.
In terms of format, the work may be either written (a news story or opinion piece of maximum 1,000 words, recently published or unpublished) or audio-visual (a report of up to 90 seconds duration, previously aired or not).
The jury will pay particular attention to journalistic qualities and talent, including rigorous research and factual accuracy.

 2.  Letter of motivation
Applicants must write a letter of motivation clearly outlining specific topics they plan to write about during/upon return from Europe and where their work will appear (media outlet, social media, blog etc.)
• Winners will have complete editorial independence and, while the Delegation and the Canadian Association of Journalists will retain the right to publish/reproduce their work to promote the program in future years, applicants will maintain intellectual property rights of their work.
The letter should also include the reasons for applying and the anticipated benefits to be derived from participation in the study trip.

3. Curriculum vitae
4. Proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status

For audio-visual entries, please send online link by e-mail or USB by mail with the application.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Applications are to be sent either by e-mail to or by mail to the following address:

Delegation of the European Union to Canada
Ref.: EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship
150 Metcalfe Street, Suite 1900
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1P1

All expenses are paid for by the European Union Delegation to Canada.

Please note that incomplete applications, i.e. applications not containing all of the above documents submitted at the same time, will not be considered.

The Jury, consisting of EU Delegation representatives, professional journalists and academics, will meet in May 2017 to select the best pieces received by the closing date. The decisions of the Jury will be final. The three winners will be notified directly.


Various internships/Rupture TV

Company: Rupture TV
Category: Channel
Job: Various unpaid internships
Location: Montreal, QC
Deadline to apply: Friday, March 17th
Duration: May 1st – August 31st, 2017 or September 5th –December 22nd.
10hrs – 15hrs a week or minimum 140hrs

RUPTURE TV is vibrant Media channel focused on entertainment, lifestyle and social issues that reflect the thoughts of Millennials and Gen Z.

Rupture TV offers a few internships as:
• Journalist/ Host/ Reporter/ Commentator
• Political/ Social Reporter
• Cameraman/ Editor
• Blogger/ Vlogger
• Assistant Marketing Coordinator

Position Requirements:
The perfect candidate should have qualities such as being:
Reliable, open minded, innovative, enthusiastic people who would like to work in a young, avant-gardiste, hip environment.

The candidate:
• Studies in Journalism, Communications or Television or Cinema, or other related fields
•  has Knowledge and able to use of Social Media Platforms
• May use this internship to receive course credits, once approved by institution.


For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Julie Grenier:

Please note that all the internships are non re-numerated but may receive a letter of recommendation based on performance.

News reporting internship

Company: The Sustainability Action Fund
Category: Action Fund
Job: News reporting internship
Location: Montreal, QC
Deadline to apply: Wednesday, March 1st
Duration: From March 20 to the 24th

From March 20 to the 24th, The Sustainability Action Fund will be hosting a series of events in to mark its 10th year anniversary.

These are:
Monday, March 20th: 10th Anniversary Tabling in the Hall Building followed by
a SAF sponsored Cinema Politica screening and commercial launch
Wednesday, March 22nd: SustainabiliTEAS workshop with Sustainable Concordia
Friday, March 24th: Special 10th anniversary panel in H-110 followed by a cocktail hour with our panelists

The Sustainability Action Fund is looking for two interns during that week.

In collaboration with the outreach coordinator, the two interns will work as a team to report on all SAF related activities during the week.

The internship includes:
• Writing short posts for social media (Facebook, Twitter) as well as blog posts for the News section of our website
• Interviewing participants, partners & panelists
• Taking photos and videos
• Generally assisting in all aspects of newsgathering

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:


Writer paid position

Company: Concordia University
Category: Educational Institution
Job: Writer
Location: Montreal, QC
Deadline to apply: March 1, 2017
Duration:  15 hours a week

The Office of Student Recruitment at Concordia University has a temporary position open for 15 hours a week (start date to be discussed).

They are looking for a writer who can produce marketing copy for communications targeting prospective and new students. Tasks include (but are not limited to):

• Creating content for various marketing and communications piece
• Meeting and liaising with various stakeholders across the University
• Interviewing students for student profile
• Copyediting, reviewing and/or updating various news articles (for the Concordia University NOW bulletin)
• Producing content for newsletter e-blasts
• Completing other writing tasks as needed

The rate is $22/hour.

Please submit a resume (no more than 2 pages, including 3 reference contacts) and four writing samples, where you are the sole or lead author, written for public (non-academic) consumption.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Candace Jacobs (Manager, Recruitment and Retention Communications) at:


Jounalist/Reporter/Host/Panelist Internship

Company: Rupture TV
Category: Channel
Job: Journalist, reporter, host or panelist internship
Location: Montreal, QC
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration:  May 1st – August 31st, 10hrs- 15hrs a week

Rupture TV is a new Entertainment & Lifestyle channel of the New Generation .
Rupture TV is looking for young innovative,open minded journalists, reporters, Hosts, panelists to be part of our team to cover issues, events and who want to make a difference and gain experience in the media field.

This is a non-renumerated internship.

Please send your CV or 60 second video telling why you would be an ideal candidate

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:

Location : 372 St Catherine , W , suite 121



Journalism Internship – CBC London – summer 2017

Company: CBC
Category: National public radio and television broadcaster
Job: Unpaid Journalism intership
Location: London, UK
Deadline to apply: March 3rd, 2017
Duration: Six weeks between end of May and end of September.

The CBC’s bureau in London, England is offering four unpaid internships to journalism students this summer.
The internship includes:
• researching for radio, tv and online news stories
• booking interviews
• accompanying correspondents and crews on shoots and live remote broadcasts
• and generally assisting in all aspects of newsgathering.

The internship also includes the opportunity to complete an online assignment for

Position Requirements:
Successful candidates need to be self-starters with advanced research skills who learn quickly and require minimal supervision. Intern assignments can change as rapidly as the news changes, so it is essential to be adaptable and able to anticipate shifting needs.

Please send your CV and cover letter

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Angela Naus, managing producer for the London bureau:

Interns are responsible for their own travel, accommodation and living costs. CBC London can supply the names and email addresses of former interns who can answer questions about finding accommodation and how to get the most out of the internship.

The deadline for applications is March 3rd and we will effort to make a decision within two weeks in order for successful candidates to make travel arrangements.


Reporter for NBA


Company: NBA
Category: Sportive Association
Job: Reporter
Location: Quebec
Deadline to apply: February 13th, 2017
Duration: N/A

NBA in Quebec project is holding a contest to find a Reporter to cover pro and local basketball for the NBA in Quebec.

The student will have the chance to cover sports for a large, progressive-media company. 

Position Requirements:
The candidate should:
• be must be 21+,
• be bilingual,
• know basketball and
• know how to make videos on their smart phone.

The candidate should make a short video, no more than 2 minutes.
She/He has to talk directly to the camera on a part of the video and has to speak in French AND English.

The video can be made with a phone.



Full time journalist

Company: Bulletin d’Aylmer and the West Quebec Post
Category: Newspaper Organization
Job: Full Time Journalist
Location: Aylmer, QC
Deadline to apply: N/A
Duration: N/A, starting March 15

A Full time journalist is required at the , located in Aylmer, Quebec.
This position is open starting March 15, it is an entry-level, salaried position.

Position Requirements:
Spoken bilingualism is necessary.
A car and camera are recommended, a drivers’ license is required.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Lily Ryan at



CBC London Internship

Company: CBC
Category: National public radio and television broadcaster
Job: Internship
Location: London, UK
Deadline to apply: Feb. 28, 2017. ​
Duration: 6 weeks, from April 24 – June 2, 2017

CBC London is once again providing a CBC London, UK unpaid internship for ONE Concordia Journalism student.

Several of our students have done it in the past and it is a great work experience if you have the means to do it. CBC London can offer info/guidance for the above.

Send a cover letter, CV and transcript.

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
Please apply directly to Prof. Leo Gervais at:

All related expenses will be covered by the STUDENT, including the flight, room & board, and visa.

CJF-Globe and Mail Internship for Investigative Journalism

Company: The Canadian Journalism Foundation / Globe And Mail
Category: Newspaper Organization
Job: Paid Internship for Investigative Journalism
Location: Toronto, ON
Deadline to apply: February 24, 2017 
Duration: 6 months, starts in June (or time to be agreed upon), in 2017.

This internship will bring a journalist to The Globe and Mail to pursue a six-month long investigative journalism project under the guidance of editors and senior reporters.

The candidate will work with a senior team at The Globe and Mail in Toronto on an on-going investigation focussed on public accountability, corporate responsibility and government funding.

The intern duties include:
• reporting and writing
• filing FOI requests
• taking photographs
• shooting and editing video
• and designing on multiple platforms.

The candidate will receive a stipend of $750/week for a six-month internship.

The Globe and Mail will provide talented, young journalists with resources and mentorship to fortify their skills and contribute to an important story in the public interest.

The goal of the program is to provide an opportunity for the intern to stretch his or her investigative journalism skills with the help of some of the country’s best reporters and editors.

Position Requirements:
The candidates should:
• be emerging journalists who want to immerse themselves in an investigative reporting environment.
• be a Canadian journalist early in his or her career (one to five years experience).
• have completed at least one professional news media job or internship at a daily news organization.

•  Cover letter, addressing how the candidate will contribute to the process/project. Please note that a story pitch is not necessary.
•  Resume
•  Work examples (five to seven pieces that demonstrate skills and range of experience)
•  Recommendation letter from at least two professional or school references

For more information, or to apply, please submit your resume to:
It’s an online application.
If you have questions, please contact Natalie Turvey, CJF executive director, at


The winner will be announced at the CJF Awards at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto on June 8, 2017. Early-bird rates for tickets and tables are available until March 31, 2017.