June 9, 2010

Get Involved

Want to get involved with Laurier’s student media organization? Have an interest in media?

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

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


Department Heads

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 and the position you are applying for on a cover page
    • Clearly label the sections of your platform
    • Outlining staff positions is not a must, unless changes in staffing are made

Job descriptions

Apply now

  1. Upload your required documents to our Dropbox (PDF and Word documents are accepted formats) 
  2. Complete this application form:


General Positions

The following positions are general entry roles, 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!

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Year round, The Cord is looking for:

  • writers
  • photographers
  • videographers
  • copyeditors
  • graphic designers
  • social media correspondents

Apply at thecord.ca

The Community Edition is always looking for:

  • writers
  • photographers
  • videographers
  • copyeditors
  • graphic designers
  • social media correspondents

Apply online at communityedition.ca

 The following positions are open year round:

  • Morning Show/After Class DJ
  • Brantford Campus DJ
  • Sports Live Broadcasting
  • Street Team
  • Music Assistant
  • Public Relations Assistant
  • Programming Committee

Apply online at radiolaurier.com/hiring

LSP is always looking for volunteers – contact director@laurierstudentpoll.ca to get involved.

Volunteer positions:

  • Writer
  • Photographer
  • Illustrator
  • Interns

Apply online at blueprintmagazine.ca/now-hiring

Keystone

WLU’s Yearbook for the Waterloo Campus.

All positions require a once-a-week commitment. Apply with a resume and portfolio to keystone@wlusp.com.

Lead Photographer: Taking pictures of clubs and events. Meet some rad people. Get involved in every club on campus without the commitment.

Lead Writer: You know all those descriptions? They can’t happen without writing. Help us make that happen.

Lead Marketing: You just proved that our Facebook page works, and now you can work for us. Keep up our social media, all from the comfort of your PJs.

Lead Design: InDesign and Photoshop ain’t got nothin’ on you. Actually put all this stuff on the pages. We ain’t got no room for blank pages.