Apply for a CAFP Editorial Internship

Are you a college or university journalism student in the Ottawa area looking for an opportunity gain real life experience, get a unique perspective of Parliament and meet many current and former parliamentarians and senior government officials?  The magazine Beyond the Hill, the official publication of the Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians, is looking for editorial interns to pitch, write and edit stories, under the guidance of a professional publisher, during the 2012-13 school year.  Being bilingual is an asset but not essential.

The successful applicants will receive

  • A modest stipend of $500 per issue
  • An opportunity to travel and report from regional meetings across Canada
  • A chance to interact with former MPs and Senators
  • Tickets to all major association events
  • Coaching

The Terms of Reference are available here

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume with one reference and two examples of your work to by March 30, 2012.  We will also ask you to write an “unedited” 500-word essay on a specific topic and will notify you a few days before the interview of the assigned topic.  Interviews will take place in April 2012.  


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