Volunteer


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.

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, contact the corresponding editor or manager here.

If you are having errors submitting your application, or do not receive a confirmation response within 48 hours of sending an application, please send it directly by email to the editor or manager of the department you wish to volunteer with.

 

Senior Staff

The following positions are volunteer based, but require applicants to demonstrate specialized skills and undertake responsibilities greater than those of general volunteers. Certain senior staff positions award an honorarium at the end of the work term.

The Cord

Editorial Board
The Cord Senior Staff

Radio Laurier

Radio Laurier Senior Staff

Brantford

The Sputnik

The Sputnik Senior Staff
Photography Manager

Blueprint

Blueprint Senior Staff


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.

The Cord

Writer
Graphic Artist
Videographer
Web Production Assistant
Copy Editor
Opinion Columnist

Keystone

General Volunteer

Cord Community Edition

Volunteer

Blueprint Brantford

Writer
Photographer/Artist

Laurier Student Poll

Market Researcher
Analyst
Brantford Analytics Assistant
Brantford Human Resources Assistant

Brantford General

Advertising/Promotions Team
Distribution Assistant

The Sputnik

Writer

The Carnegie

General Volunteer

Photography

Photographer (Waterloo)
Photographer (Brantford)

Radio Laurier

After Class DJ
DJ
Morning Show DJ
Sports – Live Broadcasting
Street Team
Technician
Production Assistant
PR Assistant
Music Assistant
Programming Committee
News Assistant

Radio Laurier Brantford

Brantford DJ
Brantford Street Team
Brantford Production Assistant

Events Committee

Events Committee Volunteer


Past Volunteers

  • Without WLUSP, I may never have taken steps to start what has become an award-winning magazine or write a book which was nominated ...

    Christian Pearce, President ’00-’01
  • At WLUSP, I met unique and passionate people with whom I shared many memorable experiences and who remain a part of my life.

    Keren Gottfried, President ’07-’08
  • With Journalists for Human Rights in Sierra Leone, I drew upon the mentoring skills I honed in The Cord’s senior management and the technical ...

    Mike Brown, Cord Editor ’07-’08
  • WLUSP supplemented my university studies with enough “real-world” journalism, design, and managerial skills to be able to skip entry level positions post-grad.

    Lenna Titizian, Blueprint Editor ’05-’06
  • Although I have taken on more experiences in life in different places, my WLUSP experience is still something I am very proud to include in ...

    Elizabeth Araujo, Ad Sales ’00-’04
  • WLUSP helped me land a summer job at a multinational corporation which ultimately led to a full time position at that same company.

    Evelyn Chiu, Keystone Editor ’04-’08
  • WLUSP provided me with the opportunity to gain real-world experience with print production tools, copy editing, computer systems administration, and corporate governance.

    Craig Radcliff, President ’04-’05