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Magazines Canada’s National Paid Internship Program

The National Paid Internship Program, made possible through the generous support of the Collective Initiatives component of the Canadian Periodical Fund, is designed to help Magazines Canada members across the country find new, diverse, skilled talent while providing interns with the paid work experience, job training, mentorship and networking opportunities they need to build careers in the magazine sector.

Magazines Canada National Paid Internship Program

For Interested Interns

Paid internships are offered throughout the year, at magazines across the country! These paid internship positions are currently open for applications:

  • Your Workplace, Sales Professional Intern (Ottawa, Ontario). View the job posting. This posting will remain live until filled.

For Interested Publishers

About the National Paid Internship Program

Magazines Canada’s National Paid Internship Program offers participating publishers funding to reimburse 50% of the salary and payroll benefit expenses for a full-time internship position of up to six months.

Ten subsidized paid internships are available in 2020. Each internship is defined as an up-to-six-month contract position (40 hours per week, or provincial equivalent full-time hours) with an end date of December 2020.

There is a limit of one intern per magazine. Two small magazines (annual print circulation of up to 5,000 copies) can submit a joint application for a shared internship position, as long as each magazine has at least one paid full-time employee to supervise the intern.

All Magazines Canada member magazines in good standing are eligible to apply for a paid intern through the 2020 program, providing they have not participated in the 2019 National Paid Internship Program.

How to Apply for the 2020 Program

Applications are evaluated on the publisher’s ability to support the objectives of the National Paid Internship Program. Magazines Canada will also fulfill the following criteria in the overall selection of the 2020 cohort of publishers:

  • Diversity of geographic regions across Canada.
  • French-language and English-language publishers.
  • Inclusion of small publishers, defined as having an annual print circulation of up to 5,000 copies.

Program Guidelines: Learn more about the 2020 National Paid Internship Program guidelines, eligibility criteria and application process.

Program Application: Apply here to be part of the 2020 National Paid Internship Program.

The National Paid Internship Program is made possible through the generous support of the Collective Initiatives component of the Canada Periodical Fund.

Department of Canadian Heritage

For more information:

Penny Caldwell
Program Manager
caldwell.penny@gmail.com

Magazines Canada thanks Work in Culture for their support of the National Paid Internship Program.

Work in Culture