CAJ Winter 2024 Internship

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is now accepting applications for its 2024 Winter Internship Program, running from February to April/May 2024.

The ability to speak and write in both of Canada’s official languages will be considered a strong asset.

Selected candidates will work closely with CAJ staff, board members, other interns and volunteers on a series of projects. These could include:

  •  Contributing to the association’s communications and social media activities
  •  Undertaking public-interest advocacy research
  •  Working on the delivery of professional development initiatives
  •  Assisting with the annual awards program
  •  Assisting with the annual conference, taking place in Toronto from May 31 to Jun 2, 2024Expected hours of work per week are dependent on the student’s program requirements but typically range from 10-15 hours per week. All work is remote and work times are flexible.This opportunity is open exclusively to post-secondary students who can use the internship program for academic credit.What you’ll receive as an intern:
  •  A $500 honorarium
  •  A free one-year CAJ membership, which gives you access to all of our professionaldevelopment and networking opportunities
  •  A CAJ membership card
  •  A guaranteed match with a mentor as part of our mentorship programTo apply you need to:
  •  Submit a copy of your CV and up to three examples of your writing. Please note: If you are interested in doing graphic design work or video, please submit examples of past work in these areas.
  •  A formal one-page letter of interest that explains: a) Why are you interested in working with the CAJ?The Canadian Association of Journalists is a professional organization that serves to advance the interests of journalists from coast to coast to coast. The CAJ’s primary roles are public-interest advocacy work and professional development for its members.


b) What do you hope to learn from your internship?
c) What current CAJ projects are you most interested in working on?

Please send all inquiries and applications to with the subject line ‘CAJ Internship Winter 2024’. Internship applications will be accepted until January 19, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time).