Journalist Student Internship

  • Campustree Careers Inc.
  • Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Aug 12, 2017
Intern Broadcast - Journalism Media-Journalism

Job Description


Job brief

We are looking for an enthusiastic Journalist student intern to contribute in the publication of timely and accurate news. The successful candidate will be a skilled writer with a passion for the job capable of both informing and entertaining our readers for our arboretum section of Campustree.


  • Conduct research to uncover interesting and significant news on and off campus
  • Gather, corroborate and interpret data
  • Use findings to construct a well-written article
  • Retain awareness of the readers’ point of view
  • Obtain first-hand information by being present in happenings
  • Receive assignments or investigate news leads/tips
  • Comply with the moral code of the profession
  • Maintain notes and audio recordings
  • Partner with other journalists, editors, producers etc.
  • Establish contacts and sources for use in future research
  • Keep abreast on developments by studying papers, attending events etc.


  • Proven working experience as a journalist or reporter
  • Portfolio of published articles or newscasts
  • Ability to follow strict deadlines and fast-check information
  • Current knowledge of headlines
  • Computer proficiency (MS Office, digital editing, web search, databases)
  • Excellent communication and networking skills along with an aptitude in extracting information
  • Good observation and deduction skills
  • Integrity and morality
  • High school diploma; preferably Second or third year university or college student in journalism or relevant field

 This is a non-paid internship in a new startup launching in Canada’s National Capital.  Our company will be branching to campuses across Canada and the United States within the first year and internationally soon after. This is a 3 month internship which will require you to be available some evenings, weekends, and during the week, we will work around your schedule.  Maximum 5 hours per a week. 

 What will the intern receive?

  • Full media accreditation on our site, articles, YouTube and film production
  • Your work with us may be submitted as school assignments
  • Real life experience to be added to your profile and resume
  • Exclusive access to special events
  • Networking potential
  • Opportunity to work with us fulltime in a paid position