Get Involved

The Wilfrid Laurier University Student Publications (WLUSP) team, outgoing (2018-2019) & incoming (2019-2020) administration & department heads

Want to get involved with Laurier’s student media organization? Have an interest in journalism, writing, media, communications or people?

There are many different ways to get involved with Wilfrid Laurier University Student Publications. We hire a wide spectrum of people as volunteers and managers, to do everything from content-related jobs to the business administration end of the organization. Don’t worry about your experience — we’ll provide you with the training and opportunities to do what you are passionate about!

Listed below are the positions that are currently open for hire. Click each link to view the corresponding hiring page and application. If you have any questions regarding these positions or the applications, contact info@wlusp.com.


The Cord is hiring for 2019-2020: Photo Editors, Sports Editor, Video Editor, Fundraising & Events Coordinator, Lead Photographer, Lead Sports Photographer, Lead Reporter, and Graphics/Visual Designers

Click here if you’re interested: applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Please note: only successful applicants will be contacted.


Radio Laurier is hiring for 2019-2020: Public Relations Manager, Web Editor, and Sports Manager

Click here if you’re interested: applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Please note: only successful applicants will be contacted.


Blueprint Magazine is hiring for 2019-2020: Web, Production, Promotions, and Events Interns

Click here if you’re interested: applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Please note: only successful applicants will be contacted.


The Carnegie is hiring for 2019-2020: Director of Design, Director of Infrastructure and Development, and Director of Photography

Click here if you’re interested: applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Please note: only successful applicants will be contacted.


WLUSP Department Heads 2019-2020, Positions Open!

A publication’s department head is responsible for ensuring the production of their publication and, where applicable, their publication’s website. They are responsible for maintaining deadlines, overseeing production, maintaining consistent quality, preventing any instance of libel or plagiarism, preparing budgets, and managing staff and volunteers.

Application requirements:

    • Resume (1 page)
    • Platform (30-page maximum – page count will vary depending on how large the department is)
      A platform is your vision for the upcoming year. Include your goals for the publication, your experience/what you’ll bring to the role, departmental structure, capital asset improvements and any details you feel should be included in your document.

      • Clearly state your name, year of study, contact information and the position you are applying for on a cover page.
      • Clearly label the sections of your platform.
      • In your platform, clearly outline all positions and roles within the publication you are applying for. As well, clearly state any changes you wish to implement within those positions or roles if applicable.

Available Positions – Due to the recent changes to ancillary fees, positions listed below may be subject to change, or removal at any time during the hiring period:

How to Apply

Applications for each position must be sent to hiring@wlusp.com In the subject line of your application email, please clearly state the position you are applying for. The submission deadline for Department Head is on-going.

Upon applying for a position, you will be contacted by Aaron Hagey, the President and Publisher, to set an interview date/time. 


Available Volunteer and Management Positions

The following positions are generally entry volunteer roles however, some editor and management level positions are included and may be subject to an honorarium. Best for applicants looking to build skills in a specific area or who just want to get involved with one of our publications. Not sure which publication to reach out to? Email info@wlusp.com and we’ll help you figure it out!

Currently, The Cord is looking for:

  • Photo Editor
  • Sports Editor
  • Video Editor
  • Lead Photographer
  • Lead Reporter
  • Fundraising and Events Coordinator
  • Graphic Designers

Apply at thecord.ca/hiring/

Currently, The Community Edition is looking for:

  • Writers
  • Photographers

Apply online at communityedition.ca

Currently, Radio Laurier is looking for:

  • Web Editor
  • Graphics Editor
  • Brantford Manager
  • Radio DJ (General)
  • Radio DJ (Morning Show)
  • Radio DJ (News Team)
  • Athletics Play-Caller
  • Street Team
  • Music Assistant
  • Public Relations Assistant
  • Programming Committee

Apply online at radiolaurier.com/hiring

Currently, Laurier Student Poll is looking for:

  • General volunteers

Apply at laurierstudentpoll.ca/hiring/

 

Currently, Blueprint is looking for:

  • Literary contributors (Writing Team)
  • Photography contributors
  • Illustrators (Art Team)
  • Web Interns
  • Production Interns
  • Promotions Interns
  • Events Interns

Apply at https://blueprintmagazine.ca/hiring/

Currently, The Sputnik is looking for:

  • Design Manager
  • News Editor
  • Features Editor
  • News Assistant
  • Writers (section contributors)
  • Photographers
  • Videographers
  • Graphic designers
  • Copy editors

Apply at thesputnik.ca/hiring/