Research & Technology Editor

Position: Research & Technology Editor
Company: The Manitoban
Salary: $400 biweekly
Term: June 2023 to April 2024

About the Position: The Manitoban is the official students’ newspaper of the University of Manitoba. The Research & Tech Editor is responsible for helping to co-ordinate for regular online and print publication. Applicants should have a passion for, and a desire to write about, research and technology related topics. Regular duties include attending weekly meetings on Monday and Wednesday evenings, delegating stories to volunteers, and ensuring copy meets editorial standards.


  • The ideal candidate must enjoy writing and have a good understanding of the English language and Canadian Press writing style.
  • An interest in current events, particularly focused on local and campus news, is an asset.
  • Familiarity with, or a strong interest in, any aspects of research and/or technology is an asset.
  • An ability to write about research and technology from the perspectives of news, comment, arts, and/or sports is an asset.
  • Experience with regular assignment deadlines is also an asset.
  • Applicants should currently be a post-secondary student or have been a post-secondary student in the past two years.
  • No prior experience necessary.

How to apply: Send a resume, cover letter, and three (3) writing samples to by 11:59 p.m. on June 7, 2023.