Join us for a hands-on work experience that will set your career into motion. You'll have the opportunity to put what you’ve learned into practice, share your ideas and grow your network of professional contacts.
Come discover the future careers that await you at your national public broadcaster. Students interested in interning at CBC/Radio-Canada should consult their university or community college’s internship coordinator for information about opportunities across the country.
Requirements - Before you apply, please note:
- You must be currently enrolled in a journalism program recognized by CBC/Radio-Canada. This list is subject to change. Please consult your college or university.
- Please only apply after you have made your interest known to your program's internship coordinator. This is especially important since your internship coordinator must nominate you first.
- You must be entering your graduating year or currently in your graduating year. The internship must be a requirement for graduation.
- You will spend six consecutive weeks at a full time basis at CBC/Radio-Canada. While internships are unpaid, our aim is to provide you with great learning opportunities that we hope you will find valuable.
- You must be eligible to work in Canada. Although interns are not paid, we need to ensure that you could be employed following your internship.
- You and your college or university must cooperate in determining and obtaining workers' compensation coverage.
There will be no exceptions. Please do not apply if you do not meet all criteria.
CBC News internships include: The National, CBC News Network,The Exchange, National Radio News (World at Six, The World this Hour), Radio Syndication, CBCNews.ca, Marketplace, the fifth estate, Local Toronto News (TV and Radio) and our Arts, Business, Investigative and Health units.
CBC Radio internships include: The Current, Q, As it Happens, Quirks and Quarks, Spark, Day 6, CBC Books/Canada Reads.
Not all placements are available in all periods.
When you apply for an internship at Radio-Canada, you must provide:
- Your resume
- Your most recent statement of academic results
- A letter of interest
You may also submit any letters of recommendation that you believe may be useful to your application.
Many internships to choose from:
At CBC in Toronto
CBC News and CBC Radio welcome interest in internships at CBC News (television, radio, CBCNews.ca and CBC News Network) and CBC Radio.
At Radio-Canada in Montreal
Radio-Canada’s service de l’Information offers unpaid internships to students twice a year as a part of their studies at a Canadian university. Internships take place in French and mainly in Montreal, in radio, television and digital services, for news and current affairs shows and in the newsroom.
Not all programs are available in each internship period.
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