Chatelaine is currently seeking one web intern immediately, and two copy/research interns and one editorial intern for the new year.

Chatelaine is currently seeking one web intern immediately, and two copy/research interns and one editorial intern for the new year.

Chatelaine’s internship program is a great way for budding writers and editors to learn about the Canadian magazine industry in general and women’s magazines in particular. Past interns have been nominated for National Magazine Awards and gone on to work at The National Post, Elle Canada, and of course, Chatelaine!

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WEB INTERN
Web interns work closely with our online editors to update and maintain Chatelaine’s website while learning the ins and outs of web publishing. Tasks include posting articles and photo galleries on chatelaine.com, generating story ideas, monitoring and updating the brand’s social media tools and assisting editors in producing must-read content for the site.
The successful candidate will be available three to five days a week over a four-month period, be organized, detail-oriented, a team player and comfortable with different web publishing platforms. A strong interest in web publishing is a must.

Please apply by emailing your cover letter and resume to internships@chatelaine.rogers.com, with “web intern” in the subject line. The deadline for applications is Dec. 15, 2013.  

EDITORIAL INTERN
You work well with others, have a keen interest in magazine journalism, always keep a positive attitude and are meticulous. The successful candidate must be available three to five days a week from March to August. A stipend is paid monthly.
Articles interns work with the editorial team to learn the basics of the Canadian magazine industry. Their responsibilities include primary research, fact-checking and general editorial tasks. They may also be asked to transcribe interviews, write short articles and sidebars and assist with the day-to-day administrative tasks necessary to the running of the magazine.

COPY/RESEARCH INTERN
You are a wordsmith who loves to get things just right. You work well with others, are meticulous and ideally have some experience fact-checking or a background in health and science.  The successful candidate must be available full-time for a six-month period. A stipend is paid monthly.
Copy/research interns work closely with our assistant editor of copy & research to fact-check the magazine. Tasks include fact-checking (75%), primary research (10%) and miscellaneous editorial work (15%). Interns are encouraged to pitch story ideas and may write short articles and sidebars for the magazine and website.

Please apply by emailing your cover letter and resume to internships@chatelaine.rogers.com, with “copy/research intern” or “articles intern” in the subject line. The deadline for applications is January 20, 2014.

Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.