Staff Writer 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 student intern staff writer to join our editorial team. You will work closely with the editor-in-chief, reporters and freelancers.

As a staff writer, you should be able to perform thorough research on various topics and have a keen eye for detail.

Ultimately, you should be able to deliver good quality content like news posts, reviews and features.


  • Perform research on different topics
  • Analyze and interpret findings by breaking down data
  • Uncover newsworthy stories
  • Write content with readers needs in mind
  • Ensure your pieces are accurate and objective
  • Establish contacts and sources to use in future research
  • Maintain notes in written or electronic form
  • Contribute to content idea generation for publication
  • Stay up-to-date with local, national and international affairs


  • Proven work experience as a staff writer or reporter
  • Demonstrable portfolio of published articles
  • Computer proficiency (MS Office, digital editing, web search and databases)
  • Excellent writing skills in English
  • Ability to follow strict deadlines and fact-check information
  • Good observation skills
  • Broad knowledge of headlines
  • High school diploma; preferably Second or third year university or college student in journalism, communications 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 of 5 hours per a week.

 What does the intern receive?

  • Full 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
  • Transportation, meals and other expanses may be compensated