Circulation: Highlighting students and alum who recently landed new jobs or have moved on to different ones

Congratulations to the following students in the MS in Publishing program that landed jobs thus far:

Andrea Grant-Production Assistant, W. W. Norton
Kristen Flanagan-Editorial Assistant, Martha Stewart Living
Melissa Klein-Associate Editor, Celebrations.com

Anyone else have good news on a job? Email us and we’ll spotlight you!

Freelance Copy Editing Position Available

A quickly growing publishing services firm is looking for any copy editors. Most of our work is done for a major university press. Experience copy editing monographs or shorter academic texts is preferable but not mandatory. Copy editing experience of some kind, however, is required. A copy editing test will be administered before any work is assigned. This is a freelance, telecommuting position.

Please send your cover letter/resume (DOC format only) to pett.fox.inc@gmail.com, attention Mark Fox.

2010 Eliot DeYoung Schein Lecture

When: Wednesday, April 14th
Where: Midtown Executive Club
Time: 6:00 to 8:00pm

Susan Katz, President and Publisher at HarperCollins Children’s Books, will discuss “The Changing World of Children’s and Teen Publishing.”

Ms. Katz began her career at Harper and Row in 1987 as the Publisher of the College Division and as a member of the Executive Committee. In 1993 she became the Group Vice President of Education, managing the School and College Divisions of the Company. Shortly thereafter she also added the responsibility of overseeing the Corporate Interactive Group. In 2006, she became President of the Children’s Division which is her current position. In this capacity, she has more than doubled the revenues of the Division has published more Children’s bestsellers than any other publisher. She has worked with such prestigious authors as Maurice Sendak, Shel Silverstein, Neil Gaiman, John Grogan, Clive Barker, Eric Carle, Jamie Lee Curtis, Daniel Handler, Jane O’Connor, and Melissa Marr. Ms. Katz is also a member of the Board of Directors of First Book and the Children’s Book Council. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in education from Boston University and a master’s degree from Columbia Teacher’s College.

We look forward to all Pace MS in Publishing students in attendance. This lecture not only honors Mr. Schein’s memory and recognizes his contributions to the Pace publishing program but also fosters publishing education. We would appreciate your response as early as possible to assure your place at the event. Seating is limited so RSVP at puboffice@pace.edu.

WNBA Reception for Pace MS in Publishing Students & Faculty

When: Thursday, April 22nd
Where: 551 Fifth Avenue, 8th Floor
Time: 5:00 to 7:00pm

Please join us for a welcome reception co-hosted by the Women’s National Book Association and Pace University for MS in Publishing students and faculty. Members of WNBA’s New York City chapter will be on hand to meet everyone, to tell you about the organization and talk about the many benefits of WBNA membership.

Light refreshments will be served.

Space is limited–so please RSVP by April 15th to Professor Jane Denning at jdenning@pace.edu.

Resume Writing Workshop

When: Wednesday, April 21st
Where: 551 Fifth Avenue, Room 805B
Time: 4:00 to 6:00pm

This session is open to all MS in Publishing students (including online only). This is a great opportunity to get expert advice on crafting your resume and writing effective cover letters.

Jenna Campolita, the Assistant Director of Coop and Career Services at Pace, will be sharing her expertise and advice on making your resume and cover letter as professional as they can be.

Professor Denning and Professor Soares will also be working with participants to provide individual feedback.

Space is limited, so if you are interested in participating, you must RSVP, and attach a copy of your resume and a sample cover letter, by April 12th to the puboffice@pace.edu.

Be sure to include the cover letter and resume in one document, using your name and the word resume as the document title, as in “Smith resume.”