Join The Bull & Bear


The Bull & Bear offers the opportunity to engage, inspire, and impact the McGill community.  Students from all fields are welcome to contribute to McGill’s only student-run news magazine.

Training and Staff Development

Joining The Bull & Bear staff launches you into a dynamic learning environment. Training is offered in writing, design, photography, videography, and media editing. In addition to training from your own section, you are welcome to attend training sessions with any team to broaden your skill sets and explore your interests.


Writing Applications:

News                    Arts & Culture                     Business                     Opinion

The Bull & Bear is hiring staff writers for the following sections: News, Arts & Culture, Business & Technology, and Opinion. To apply, send an email with two writing samples and a cover letter to the section you would like to write for. Your cover letter should include: your name, year of study, any relevant prior experience, and 1-2 paragraphs on why you are interested in writing for the Bull & Bear. Your writing samples can include published or unpublished articles, as well as academic papers.

To apply for the News section, send your email to;

To apply for the Arts & Culture section, send your email to;

To apply for the Business & Technology section, send your email to;

To apply for the Opinion section, send your email to


Supporting Roles:

Media Team Application

Interested in photography or videography? We’re hiring photographers and videographers for our media team. If interested, send an email with your portfolio to


Business Unit Application

Interested in the business side of the publication? If interested, please send an email with your CV to


Web Team Application

Familiar with basic coding or WordPress? Interested in web design? Our web team is looking for new recruits to help with maintaining our website. If interested, send an email to with a cover letter highlighting relevant experience.


Layout Team Application

Have a knack for graphic design? Our layout team is looking for individuals who can design illustrations for the magazine. If interested, send an email to with your portfolio.