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.
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 Your writing samples can include published or unpublished articles, as well as academic papers.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 firstname.lastname@example.org;
To apply for the Arts & Culture section, send your email to email@example.com;
To apply for the Business & Technology section, send your email to firstname.lastname@example.org;
To apply for the Opinion section, send your email to email@example.com.
Copy Editors Application
Edit and proofread Bull & Bear articles for spelling and grammar as the final step of the editing process. To learn more and to apply, please click here. Once the Google form has been submitted, successful candidates will be emailed a writing sample to copy edit as part of their application.
Media Team Application
We are currently looking for photographers. You will be attending events and pursuing creative projects as part of the Bull & Bear’s Media Team. To apply, please send samples to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Business Unit Application
We are currently hiring an Advertising/Sponsorship Sales Manager, who will be responsible for generating revenue for the Bull & Bear by selling advertising and sponsorship to local businesses.
We are also hiring a Sales Coordinator, who will manage the implementation of the Bull & Bear’s sales strategy. To learn more and to apply to either of these positions, go here.
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 email@example.com with a cover letter highlighting relevant experience.
Design Team Application
Have a knack for graphic design? Our design team is not hiring right now, but we’re always happy to hear from individuals who can create graphics and illustrations. If interested, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your portfolio, and we will keep you on file for future opportunities.
We are currently hiring a Marketing/Operations Officer. You will be working on the team responsible for the outreach, promotions and operations of the Bull & Bear. To learn more and to apply, please click here.