Internship (1 year)

Website The Toronto Star

Internship (1-year)
REF#: JG32988

Toronto Star
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted: June 23, 2022
Deadline: June 30, 2022
Salary: paid


Torstar Corporation is a progressive media organization with a long, proud history in newspapers and a passion for capitalizing on the fluid world of digital and mobile media.  Torstar’s vision for success is driven by a deep customer-centric obsession, continued journalistic excellence, advanced data-driven competency and a culture that is selfless, focused, agile, collaborative and results driven. The successful candidate will be a champion of those priorities while keeping the customer at the heart of all of the creative work that s/he will be doing.

Come and join the program that gave so many of Canada’s journalists their start: the Toronto Star’s one-year internship.

This is a chance to work at Canada’s biggest newspaper.

We are accepting applications for our 2022/23 one-year internship.

This internship is for early-career journalists — college- and university-level students or recent graduates who have less than five years of experience in the profession. You must have some form of journalism experience — previous internships or roles in a range of organizations, freelance or non-traditional outlets.

Interns work with full-time staff in a challenging but supportive environment.

All Star internships are paid, contract positions.


Application should demonstrate:

  • A range of story-telling skills, with a strong emphasis on news coverage
  • Proven ability to report thoroughly, write well and organize information
  • Multimedia experience, including social media, video, audio, digital producing and design and photography
  • Reporting experience outside school assignments and a demonstrated commitment to journalism as a career
  • Strong interpersonal skills

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. All submissions will be treated as confidential.

This is a notice of vacancy under Article 8 of collective agreement between Toronto Star Newspapers Limited and Unifor Local 87M. The hours of work for this position will vary according to the assignment but will all conform to a standard 35-hour work week as described under the collective agreement. This position will be located at 1 Yonge St. in Toronto, Ontario. 

Diversity & Inclusion

Torstar Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Torstar is committed to ensuring employment opportunity to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, family status or disability or any other factor protected by law.


Torstar Group of Companies is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Ontario Human Rights Code we will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring manager upon scheduling the interview of your requirements.


Torstar Corporation remains committed to its employees and to providing a safe workplace. As of November 30, 2021, candidates for employment are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and successful candidates must agree to obtain any additional vaccinations or booster dose(s) that may be required. Proof of such vaccination will be required. We will make accommodation for qualifying medical or religious exemptions.

Interested candidates should apply online here, stating they found this job on Jeff Gaulin’s Journalism Job Board.

Your application should include:

  • Cover letter: please include your email address, snail mail address and phone number. Make sure your contact details are on the first page. Please tell us what you would bring to the Star in 100 words or less.
  • Resume.
  • Three examples of your journalism.  

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