Pace Publishing Welcomes
the China Publishing Group
Kirsten D. Sandberg
For three weeks, from May 14 to May 30, Pace University hosted a delegation of Chinese publishing executives and engineers from the Beijing-based China Publishing Group. They came to meet their counterparts in New York and attend Book Expo at the Javits Center.
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!”
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.
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.
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”