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Internship Opportunity: Communications Coordinator



The COHDS hosts over a hundred university and community-based affiliates and offers over fifteen training workshops, seminars, round-tables, film screenings, exhibitions and other events every term. This rich research dissemination programme is open to all and benefits to a large audience. Under the Associate Director’s supervision, the Intern will be responsible for the Centre’s internal and external communications. Tasks will include: writing and disseminating the newsletter; adding and managing content to the new website (Drupal); updating and developing a media list; retrospective and current media monitoring; managing and feeding the Facebook page and Twitter account; writing press releases; interfacing with COHDS affiliates in order to help them promote their work; publicizing special events.


  • Bilingual (French/English) – Written and spoken
  • Experience in journalism and communications
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Very organized
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong sense of initiative
  • Enjoy working with others


From September to December 2013, 1 or 2 days per week (flexible schedule); unpaid; can be credited.


Students must submit by email their CV and a statement of interest to the attention of Eve-Lyne Cayouette Ashby, Associate Director: ohconcordia@gmail.com

Application deadline: August 23, 2013

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