Professional Writing students dedicate their last six weeks in the program to field placement. They work at government departments, NGOs, magazines, and many other organizations to fine-tune their writing and editing skills. As well, some of our talented students decide to stay on campus for placement and work on our website, other social media, as well as a print magazine that highlights the writing of the graduating class.
Read the interviews to find out about our student's placements.
Spring 2016 Placements
Jennifer Fryer on Her Placement with Rural Ottawa South Support Services
So Jen, where are you doing your placement?
I am working at Rural Ottawa South Support Services (ROSSS), under the guidance of Courtney Rock, the Community Manager. I am specifically working on their quarterly publication and the development of an online blog, media outreach work.
Danielle Murdock-Landry on Her Placement with Kind
So Dani, tell us about what you’re doing for your field placement?
I’m helping Kind, an LGBT+ support organization for the Ottawa community that provides a safe environment for the LGBT+ community. I’ve been helping them relocate to a space they will be sharing with Planned Parenthood Ottawa. I created their relocation poster; which I’m really happy about. I proofread and edited the announcement they sent out to the donors, volunteers, and board members. I also review fact sheets, and organize the library.
Read more interviews with our students here.