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.

Writing Applications:

News                    Arts & Culture                     Business                 Sports               Opinion

The Bull & Bear is hiring staff writers for the following sections: News, Arts & Culture, Business & Technology, Opinion, and Sports. 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 Your writing samples can include published or unpublished articles, as well as academic papers.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

To apply for the Sports section, send your email to

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.

Supporting Roles:

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

Business Unit Application

Our business team is currently seeking sales managers. As part of our business team, you will work in teams to conduct outreach to businesses, form contracts, and ensure that sales are fulfilled. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter 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.

Design Team Application

Have a knack for graphic design? Inexperienced but enthusiastic? This semester, we are actively hiring for graphic design roles. If interested, send an email to with your portfolio.

Operations/Marketing Application

If you’re interested in a role managing social media, creating newsletters, or brainstorming outreach strategies, the Operations/Marketing team has positions for you. If interested, send an email to with a resume and cover letter explaining why you would like to join the team.