Exams are around the corner, last issues that have to be mind-blowing are mid-production, so, obviously, it’s hard to fit in time for the job search.
But, April is just around the corner. It’s time to get creative about finding a journalism job.
The Canadian Journalism Foundation’s Landsberg Award is accepting applications until April 4. The recipient receives $5,000. In CJF’s words, the award goes to “a working journalist (employed or freelance) doing exceptional research, analysis and writing through a gender lens about women’s equality issues in Canada.”
Travailler avec nous? S’il vous plait! Radio-Canada is hiring! If you are fluent in French, apply now for an internship or a real job. Awesome. Jobs located all across Canada.
Black Press, a media company running community paper in BC, Alberta and western USA (and Hawaii!), has a plethora of jobs available. Check ’em out — opportunities in Yukon, Trail BC and Quesnel BC.
The Institute for Education in International Media is offering a $1,000 scholarship for applicants who apply now before March 30. To be eligible, they’ll be choosing your destination. Regular course fees are $4,955. The program can be used as credit towards your schooling.
The Toronto Star is looking for two part-time Social Media Assistants to build The Star’s social media strategy. It’s a full-time gig with benefits.
Finally, if you’re throwing your hat into the ring and planning on doing the freelance thing (good for you!), here’s a site to keep in your back pocket in case you ever get an editor/publisher who’s refusing to pay you.
And, when you do get called in for the interview, remember, confidence and intelligence is a winning combination. Remember us when you’re (in)famous.