My Internship Experience at Scout Books & Media

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In Fall 2017, I began frantically looking for an internship when I realized I could graduate a semester early. When I first heard about the internship opportunity at Scout Books & Media from Professor Jane Kinney-Denning, I had no idea what book packagers were or what they did. But after some research, a great phone interview, and a lovely meeting, I was happy to be hired because it has been a great opportunity to explore all aspects of the publishing industry. Plus, a 16 hours/week internship at Scout Books & Media works well with my 20 hours/week graduate assistantship at Pace University. Continue reading “My Internship Experience at Scout Books & Media”

Part-Time Job Opportunity!

American Book Producers Association, Administrator


Coordinate the administrative functions of this book industry trade group. Duties include tracking membership, helping to organize events, communication to members and book industry about organization events, maintenance of website, attendance at and taking minutes at monthly board of directors meeting. The position will offer visibility to a wide range of book industry professionals.


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Well-organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently

Part-time: approximately 15 hours/month

Salary: $20/hour

Location: this is an independent contractor position and the person will work largely on his or her own time.

Resumes should be sent to Richard Rothschild, the president of the ABPA, at  Please also copy Professor Denning at