Thursday, March 26, 2015

MTS summer student opportunity

MTS Inc. is one of Canada’s leading national communication solutions providers, serving residential and business customers in Manitoba with a full suite of wireline voice, High Speed Internet and data, next generation wireless, digital television, security and alarm monitoring services and national business customers with a world-class portfolio of IP-based connectivity, and managed network services. 

At MTS Inc., our employees lie at the heart of our success. We’d like you to join us. 

The Summer Student position in MTS’s Advertising department will be responsible for assisting with a wide range of marketing communications projects with a focus on writing, editing, and content development. 

NOTE: Please submit a recent University or College transcript with your application. 

1. Currently enrolled in a Creative Communications program. 
2. Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities while maintaining attention to detail. 
3. Ability to be a team player able to work collaboratively in a fast-paced work environment. 
4. Strong writing and editing skills with an ability to write to an identified “voice”. 
5. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs and the ability to learn new programs/applications quickly. 

Employment Term: April 27, 2015 to August 28, 2015 

If you are motivated by excellence, a team player and dynamic, please submit your resume by March 31, 2015 to We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

MTS Inc. is an employment equity employer and values a diverse workforce. MTS Inc. will provide reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. In support of our employment equity program, women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self-identify in the application process. 

Friday, March 13, 2015

Summer job opportunity: Tire Stewardship Manitoba

Interns needed!

We are looking for two enthusiastic interns to staff a community relations campaign starting May 2015 until the end of August 2015. 

The Be Tire Smart education campaign was developed to raise awareness on how proper tire maintenance positively impacts fuel economy and the environment. 

The interns will staff the community vehicle visiting events and educating the public, answering to the project manager for the campaign. 

This is geared for a student in a public relations program with strong communications skills, an interest in the automotive industry and the environment; possession of a driver’s license with a clean driving record is strongly desired. Bilingualism is an asset but not a requirement. 

Please visit  for more information on the campaign. 

Our interns:

  • Report to the Program Manager.
  • Can handle all vehicle requirements pre- and post-event.
  • Are well spoken; can deal with the media.
  • Are clean cut, well presented.
  • Have enough presentation skills to conduct information sessions.
  • Are able to manage supplied equipment.
  • Are physically able to handle event activities, such as set-up and take-down.
  • Can absorb tire and media training readily.
  • Will be educated on tire recycling, and their products.

Other details:
  • 35-hour week, but usually works only on weekends.
  • $15/hour wage.
  • Travels to fairs and festivals throughout Manitoba during the summer months promoting tire recycling. Car and uniform provided.
  • Some overnight stays in hotels required. 
  • There may be part-time work during the winter months.
  • Driver’s license is required.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to: Carolyn Rickey, Be Tire Smart Program Manager at

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Website Editor Opportunity

The Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) is looking for a student to work part-time on editing and re-developing an existing website. This position entails re-organizing and updating/managing existing website content. 

The website is a sub-component of the University of Manitoba’s Red Dot-based website, so it will be necessary to make edits within a templated web environment according to the University of Manitoba’s website standards. 
  • Start date: as soon as possible 
  • Hours/week: 0-10 hours per week 
  • Remuneration: dependent on education and experience 

Skills, Qualifications and Experience Required: 

  • In the process of obtaining a degree/enrolled in a program in a website-development or -management related field 
  • Previous experience in a similar position is preferred 
  • Familiarity with the Red Dot server application is an asset 
  • Experience using MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Proficient using and accessing the Internet 
  • Experience/proficiency with basic web design principles/theory as asset 
  • Effective time management and organizational skills 
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail in preparing and entering information online 
  • Ability to maintain accurate files/records 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a team setting 

Duties include:

1) Compiling feedback from researchers regarding ideas for re-development of website 
2) Implementing these ideas – posting new content, maintaining/re-organizing existing content 
3) Ensuring the website meets the needs of the organization 

For more information about MCHP, please go to

Please submit CV/resume and cover letter to: 
Dr. Elaine Burland Manitoba Centre for Health Policy 204-789-3668

Monday, December 29, 2014

Summer job opportunity at CBSA

The Canadian Border Services Agency is looking to hire a summer student to work with its communications team in Winnipeg for the summer of 2015.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

New bloggers!

CreComm class of 2016 (Section 3) gets down to blogging

The new school year is well underway and our first-year Creative Communications students are blogging.

Check out their blogs in the "Class of 2016" blogroll to the right; the Class of 2015 follows immediately below it.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Invitation for RRC alumni

From Red River College:

Join Red River College and Emcee Willy from Willy’s Garage September 27th!

On September 27th, Red River College (RRC) is holding its annual celebration event where alumni, friends and industry partners come together.

Not only is this a great opportunity to connect with old friends, make new ones BUT you will be part of an evening where proceeds go directly to support post-secondary education and continued student success. 

The event will be held at RRC’s Heavy Equipment Transportation Centre (HETC) on Notre Dame Avenue which will be transformed for the evening’s event.

Guests will enjoy live music, food stations serving culinary delights and be invited to vote on a “slider” competition where well-known business leaders have challenged each other to create an award winning, mouth-watering slider where guests use their taste buds to vote for the MASTER SLIDER CHEF!

Alumni and an RRC student take the stage with live entertainment:

So mark your calendars and register to GO!  Click here to purchase a ticket...only $75