Mediaplanet

Description: Mediaplanet creates useful content that educates our audience and positions our clients as solution providers. We are a one-stop shop for content creation and distribution. Mediaplanet is expanding its production hub to include creatives capable of driving content creation and organic audience development. We are trying to explore how publishers are creating and growing…

Flare Magazine

Description: Flare Magazine is one of Canada’s leaders in the fashion department. Every semester, the features department at Flare takes on interns from post-secondary programs to help with research, transcribe interviews, pitch stories, do interviews and tackle writing assignments. The successful intern is passionate for all forms of entertainment, fashion and popular culture. A tenacious…

CV Help

From: Poynter News Institute Original Link: http://www.poynter.org/2016/we-just-read-160-resumes-here-are-10-things-you-should-not-do/394698/ Budding journalists, how many places have you applied to this week? Last night? Today? It’s a slog. We sympathize with you because we’ve been there before. Last week, the editorial staff at Poynter read resumes and cover letters from 160 Google News Lab Fellowship applicants. We’ve had good luck with…

Placements in the U.S.

Placements in the U.S.   It’s an interesting time in the U.S. right now to say the least. As journalists, some of you may see that as an opportunity and want to go there for a placement. And that’s great! But here’s a couple things you should know before you begin your search:   The…

The approach

THE APPROACH: Do you have a professional, early-career website? I hope so. But if not don’t worry, just make sure you have all your portfolio materials ready at hand: writing and/or multi-media and/or video work samples; up-to-date CV; and please, do know how to write a cover letter. (If you need help with any of…

Accepting a placement

Accepting a placement   Make sure you think long and hard before making this decision because once you do, it’s pretty much set in stone. You cannot, in any kind of good faith or with any degree of professionalism accept a placement, and then continue searching and at some point turn around and ditch the…

The search

The search   by Allan Perkins, 4th year W2017, tsn.ca intern   When to start   Many of you may wonder (and with good reason) ‘When do I start my search?’ It’s certainly a good question to ask, and sometimes it can be vital to the type of placement you end up with. Generally, you…