News and Announcements

Foreign Government Awards - Mexico

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 10:34

The Government of Mexico is offering scholarships to Canadians for study or research at participating Mexican post-secondary institutions.
  • Target audiences: Canadian students and researchers at the undergraduate, Master's, doctoral or postdoctoral level
  • Number of scholarships: 27
Application deadline: Friday, October 27, 2017

See the ORSCE website for details.

 

 

Globe & Mail - 2018 Summer Job Program

Tuesday, 03 October 2017 14:54

The Globe and Mail is looking to hire reporters, editors, designers and multimedia staff for the summer of 2018. These are fully paid jobs and not internships. Ideal candidates are freelance writers and editors, experienced journalists from other organizations, recent graduates or students in their graduating year.

More information here

 

Joan Donaldson CBC News Scholarship

Friday, 29 September 2017 08:37

Once again, the CBC is asking journalism schools - including our own - to submit nominees for the prestigious Joan Donaldson CBC News Scholarship. The scholarship winners, many of whom have gone on to earn employment as CBC journalists, will receive 16 weeks of hands-on experience working with Canada’s national broadcaster - behind the scenes, on air or a combination of both. The program runs from May 8 to August 25, 2017 and pays around $600 per week. You can find details on the scholarship here:
 
 
Mount Royal University’s nominees will be selected by members of the journalism faculty. If you are interesting applying, sent the material below to myself ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) no later than October 9. I’m also happy to answer any question you might have. Please be aware that applicants - who need to have demonstrated a strong potential for producing exceptional journalism - must have just completed their graduating year as the scholarship begins.

Read more: Joan Donaldson CBC News Scholarship

 

Walrus Editorial Fellowship Program

Friday, 22 September 2017 09:25

The Walrus Foundation is currently accepting applications for the six-month Walrus Editorial Fellowship Program, which begins November 6, 2017, and ends May 11, 2018.

 

The Walrus Editorial Fellowship Program—a pilot project funded by the Chawkers Foundation and other like-minded donors, and administered by the charitable, non-profit Walrus Foundation—trains young professionals in editorial work, to the rigorous standards of Canada’s celebrated magazine of long-form journalism, ideas, and culture. Editorial Fellows research story ideas with editors, and fact-check and proof the content of The Walrus in print and mobile editions. Additional “desk assignments” include reviewing unsolicited submissions; monitoring and compiling web comments, tweets, and letters to the editor; gathering biographical information for the Contributors page; and assisting the online and tablet editors with digital and expanded content.

 

Editorial Fellows also have access to training seminars led by editors and staff of the Walrus Foundation, in topics ranging from copy editing and pitching to circulation and non-profit development. A full-time fellowship pays $400 per week and lasts six months.

 

To apply, please send a cover letter, your resumé, and two letters of reference to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  by 9 a.m. ET on Monday, October 2.

 

CBC News & CBC Network Talk | 2018 Winter Internship Program

Tuesday, 12 September 2017 13:49

CBC is now accepting applications for 6-week internships in Winter 2018 with:

CBC News: ​The National, News Network, On the Money, National Radio News (World at Six, The World This Hour), Syndicated Audio, CBC.ca (National Digital News Desk, Interactive, Features, Social Media, Online Toronto), Marketplace, the fifth estate, Local Toronto TV News, Local Toronto Radio Current Affairs (Metro Morning, Here and Now, Ontario Morning, Fresh Air), Parliamentary Bureau, Hamilton Bureau, Entertainment Unit, Investigative Unit, and Health, Science and Tech Unit.

CBC Network Talk: ​The Current, q, As it happens, Spark, Day 6, CBC Books, Because News, Out in the Open, Podcast Playlist, Ideas.

More information here

 

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