Summer Reads!

Summer Reads

It’s almost summer! ARE YOU AS EXCITED AS WE ARE? Term officially ends tomorrow, which means we’ll have 18 days to read before classes pick back up. I’m imagining parks and smoothies in my future. (Unfortunately, there will be no beach. Sigh.) Looking for some reading inspiration? Search no further. Kim and I have got you covered. Continue reading “Summer Reads!”

Pace University students meet with Lubin School of Business alumnus Michael Clinton, President, Marketing & Publishing Director of Hearst Magazines

Banner courtesy of Pace University Career Services.

On Monday, April 23, Michael Clinton, president of marketing and publishing director of Hearst Magazines, hosted a small group of students from Pace University at Hearst Headquarters for a roundtable discussion. (The event was sponsored by the Office of Development and Alumni Relations.) Organized networking opportunities are one of the many benefits of the M.S. in Publishing program, and three M.S. in Publishing students, Kimberly Holcombe, Rachael Kelly, and Edgell and Littleford Scholarship winner Nicole Cadavid, were able to attend the event.

Hearst Tower. Image courtesy of New York Magazine.

Hearst is “one of the nation’s largest diversified media, information and services companies with more than 360 businesses. Its major interests include ownership in cable television networks such as A&E, HISTORY, Lifetime and ESPN; global ratings agency Fitch Group; Hearst Health, a group of medical information and services businesses; [and] 31 television stations.” The company is also home to newspapers like the Houston Chronicle and the Albany Times Union; magazines like CosmopolitanHarper’s BAZAAR, and Car and Driver; digital service businesses like iCrossing and KUBRA; and investment opportunities like BuzzFeed and Vice. Continue reading “Pace University students meet with Lubin School of Business alumnus Michael Clinton, President, Marketing & Publishing Director of Hearst Magazines”

Part II | Bridging the Gap: From the Classroom to Corporate America

On April 26, Bette Rockmore, Visiting Distinguished Professor of Publishing for the 2017-2018 academic year, delivered the second-half of her lecture “Bridging the Gap: From the Classroom to Corporate America.”

In Part I, Rockmore, a consultant for SiriusXM, DeBorah Charles, Senior Marketing Director at SiriusXM, and Marc Richards, VP/Ad Sales Central Region at SiriusXM, presented on the fundamental differences between university and corporate America – and the shifts required to “bridge the gap” between the two.

Professor Raskin
Professor Raskin introduced Rockmore and her colleagues at the start of the presentation. (Photo: Rachael Kelly)

Last Thursday, Rockmore, Lauren Sutcliffe, VP, Marketing, Advertising Sales at SiriusXM, and Matt Ammentorp, Manager, Finance at SiriusXM, talked about how to shine in an entry-level position and outlined the skills necessary to ace an interview. As someone who has interviewed thousands of candidates throughout her career, Rockmore knows what it takes to stand out. Continue reading “Part II | Bridging the Gap: From the Classroom to Corporate America”

Internships with the Big 5

While it’s the end of the spring semester, I’m sure a lot of you are thinking about internships. If you are hoping to intern at a book, magazine, or media company in the fall, now is the time to start looking at PUB 699A, a.k.a. Internship I. In the fall and spring, internships run the length of the semester and students are required to intern 16-24 hours/week. (Summer internships, by contrast, are typically 35-40 hours/week and run from June through August.) Continue reading “Internships with the Big 5”

Spring 2018 Student & Alumni Appreciation Dinner

M.S. in Publishing Graduate Assistants Rachael Kelly, Jennifer Thompson, Ely Mellet, Bryan Potts, and Kimberly Holcombe. (Photo: Colleen Osborne)

On Thursday, April 12, the M.S. in Publishing program celebrated the achievements of students, alumni, and faculty at the annual Student & Alumni Appreciation Dinner. An honored Pace tradition, the event recognized the professionalism of graduates and the dedication of students at every stage of the program. It was a particularly poignant event as Professor Sherman Raskin – the director of the publishing program for the last 32 years – announced his intention to retire in March. Professor Raskin has been a distinguished member of the Pace community for 55 years. Continue reading “Spring 2018 Student & Alumni Appreciation Dinner”