Professionalism

How to comport yourself: As a (soon-to-be) Ryerson graduate, you are expected to possess certain professional qualities. To list them one by one is pointless because they all come down to one simple thing: don’t be an a-hole. Journalism is not as easy to break into as it used to be. The industry is getting…

Get a website

Get a website!! Make sure you have a great-looking CV, and that you can provide links to samples of your best work.  Ideally, have an attractive, visually-rich website where those branding tools can reside and be viewed by anyone with the URL to your site. Have a generic covering letter ready to go, and be…

The Pitch

This section is for those who find themselves in a placement where they’re expected to attend story meetings and PITCH. If you haven’t had to pitch in any of your previous courses, or if it has just been a very long time since you did, you may feel a bit at sea in story meetings on…

For credit for employer 2016-17

6 September 2016 Dear Placement Employer: Thank you for helping round out the education of a senior journalism student by offering an internship placement! This letter confirms that the placement of our Ryerson University journalism student at your organisation is eligible for academic credit. Internships run for up to six weeks, for a total of…

Academic Matters

Description: A publication (hard copy and digital) whose readership is the province’s post-secondary faculty. You could call it a white-collar trade publication, and it’s a good way to break into communications-type journalism. This placement is cross-listed in “digital,” “print,” and “communications/social media.” Accessible by: subway View PostingSee Student Reviews Contact Information Ben Lewis BLewis@ocufa.on.ca http://www.academicmatters.ca…

Bell Media Specialty including Much, MTV, CTV and More

Description: The digital team is a fun, fast-paced and critical unit to all of Bell Media’s Specialty and Entertainment brands. Our team is responsible for website production and editorial. The Digital Intern will have the ability to assist on content creation and overall site maintenance for a multitude of brands.   As a Digital Intern,…