Position: Editorial Intern
Type: four-month internship (stipend)
Organization: Corporate Knights Magazine http://www.corporateknights.ca
Location: Toronto, Ontario
The Corporate Knights Internship Program lasts four months with our next cycle commencing May 2010.
The internship will consist of a minimum of 20 hours per week with flexible scheduling available. A small stipend will be based on the intern's ability and availability.
Candidates with backgrounds in politics, business, engineering, statistics, environment, geography, development, and English are a good fit for Corporate Knights. A passion for sustainability is a must. Successful candidates will be self-motivated, flexible, and deadline- and detail-oriented. The internship requires a strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Mathematical and statistical understanding is an asset.
Responsibilities of the intern include subscription management; fact-checking stories; data mining; proofreading copy; responding to mail, faxes, phone calls, and emails; assessing pitches; uploading articles to the Corporate Knights website; office administration; and, if the intern shows interest and ability, some writing.
In return, the intern will receive the chance to delve in-depth into Canadian and international sustainability issues. The intern will also be exposed to the editorial and production processes of a national magazine. For past interns' testimonials, go to
A complete application will consist of:
1. A CV outlining relevant experience
2. A 400-word review of the latest issue (available at http://static.corporateknights.ca/CK30.pdf )
3. A 100-word review of the website, http://www.corporateknights.ca
4. One writing sample, with preference given to those with writing experience comparable to Corporate Knights editorial.
The application deadline is April 19, 2010. We thank all applicants who respond, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Strong applicants will be interviewed as applications are received; however a decision will be made on April 23, 2010.
Applications should be sent attention to Melissa Shin, Managing Editor at firstname.lastname@example.org or to:
Corporate Knights Magazine
147 Spadina Ave., Suite 207
Toronto ON M5V 2L7