CIM Magazine, which covers the latest advances in ideas, trends and technology in the Canadian mining industry online and in print eight times a year, is offering a four-month paid internship for upper-year students and recent graduates.
The intern will work remotely from home and have the chance to contribute to all aspects of magazine editorial, in both print and online. (Interns living in Calgary can choose to attend in-person meetings with the supervising editor).
There are no boring assignments at CIM Magazine – the mining industry is rapidly experiencing change, from its technology to the people who makes up its workforce. Interns get to write about what interests them.
Assignments have included:
By the end of the internship, our interns graduate to freelancing for CIM Magazine and have leveraged their experience with us for a variety of exciting roles, from battery metals analyst to vice-president of publications.
“Working at CIM Magazine showed me what a professional journalistic environment is like while learning about an ever-changing industry in Canada. As an editorial intern, I truly felt like an integral part of the team, my assigned work was engaging, I received constructive feedback and I added so much content to my portfolio.”
– Alice Martin, editorial intern, Summer 2023
The intern will work closely with the Section Editor and have the opportunity to:
The intern will work 35 hours per week for four months, with the possibility of extension. Due to the remote aspect, technical requirements are a phone, internet and a computer with camera and microphone.
All applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
Our ideal candidate is smart, professional, passionate about the quality of their work, interested in learning about the mining industry and is a self-starter with a reputation for writing quality content on tight deadlines.
Submit a resume, three writing samples and a cover letter tailored to the job posting, outlining how this internship is a good fit for both yourself and CIM Magazine to section editor Silvia Pikal (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please include your name and the title Editorial Internship in the subject field of the email.
Applicants who advance through the interview process will be required to complete a short writing test.
Interviews are scheduled on a rolling basis.
Internship start date: Summer 2024
We thank all applicants who respond, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.